Stephanie Bruntz is the owner and designer at Stephanie Bruntz Designs. She specializes in unique designs tailored to meet the needs of each individual client and places great emphasis on customer service. She feels that each client needs time and attention to get the project just right, no matter how large or small. Stephanie loves the entire process of making a project become reality. She can visualize from the very beginning what the project will become upon completion. This is a great asset for her clients as it ensures a successful design that is in harmony with the rest of the home, whether it be a remodel or new construction. Stephanie enjoys taking time to get to know each client in order to create a design that will best complement each client's tastes and goals for the overall functionality of their space.
Stephanie is a 2003 graduate from the University of Nebraska at Kearney where she earned her degree in Interior Design with an emphasis in Kitchen and Bath Design while also running cross country and track for the Lopers. After graduation she moved to Wichita, Kansas to begin her kitchen and bath design career. In 2007 she became a CKD (Certified Kitchen Designer). She and her husband Josh lived and worked in Wichita until moving back to Kearney at the end of 2010 to be closer to family. Stephanie continued her design career in Kearney by taking on the challenge of overseeing the creation of Studio B Design. She managed Studio B Design from 2011 until 2016 at which point she and Josh decided to take the leap to open their own showroom, Stephanie Bruntz Designs. Stephanie has had the privilege to work on projects in Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, Oklahoma and abroad. Stephanie loves spending time with Josh and their two daughters - Olivia & Mariah, running, cake decorating, home remodeling projects and yard work/landscaping. She was raised on a farm where she worked as a farmhand for her parents until she moved to Wichita after college. She is very grateful and blessed to have values and work ethic that her parents instilled on the family farm.
Laura Little is the office manager at Stephanie Bruntz Designs. She has been working with Stephanie since 2013 and has been friends with Stephanie since their years of running track and cross country together in college. Laura takes care of the bookkeeping, estimating, ordering, technology maintenance & any other task that happens to fall on her desk. She splits her time between the showroom and being home with her four children.
Laura received her B.S. from the University of Nebraska at Kearney in 2005 with dual majors in Chemistry and Biology with a Molecular emphasis. She then went on to obtain an M.S. in Chemistry at the University of Montana. Following graduation in 2008, Laura worked in the food safety industry until 2010 at which time she elected to stay home with her children until joining Stephanie's team in 2013. Laura enjoys camping and backpacking as well as traveling with her husband Nolan and their four children - Emryk, Arlo, Leela & Orrin. She also enjoys running, gardening, reading and spending time with family.
Hannah Hibberd is a design assistant that joined the Stephanie Bruntz Designs staff in 2019. She recently received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska at Kearney Interior Design program. She also has some prior experience in residential design from an internship with Showcase in Hastings.
Hannah assists Stephanie with design work as well as material selection, estimating, & interacting with our clientele. Hannah is an outgoing addition to our office and is excited to learn from her experiences at Stephanie Bruntz Designs. Hannah enjoys adventures with her fiancé Logan Kizer. She also enjoys teaching dance, reading, and spending time with her puppy Nala as well as family & friends.