(Photo L to R: Sybil Gallu, Tina Marsh, Bonnie Jurus, Brian Lantis, Tom Magara, Judy Magara, Sam Hauschulz, Kathy Harrison, Justin Young, Judy Ryan; not pictured is Tara Polhamus).


Judy Magara, Owner and Interior Designer

Judy owns Colorado Blinds & Design, and has over 34 years experience in the Interior Design industry. After having her two kids, she returned to school to obtain her Interior Design certificate to pursue her passion for design, and the rest is history. Judy’s design work has been published in various design publications. She did a video webinar with Hunter Douglas about Duette Architella honeycomb shades that was viewed by thousands across the nation. Judy updated her showroom to a Hunter Douglas Gallery in 2011. In her spare time, Judy enjoys skiing, walking, gardening and spending time with family, especially her grandchildren.

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Tom Magara, Owner and Hunter Douglas Master Installer.

Tom is a 4-year degree Registered Nurse, then made a career change in 2005 to install and repair window coverings.  In April of 2015 Tom attended the Hunter Douglas Master Shutter Installer course in Phoenix AZ and is now a Master Installer.

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Kathy Harrison, Showroom Manager.

Kathy owned and operated a successful commercial printing business until she and her husband relocated from Florida in 2004, first to Bozeman, Montana, then to Loveland in 2011. She joined the staff at Colorado Blinds & Design in 2012.
“I really enjoy assisting clients with window treatments and home accessories at Colorado Blinds & Design’s beautiful showroom. It’s a creative environment, and owners Judy and Tom Magara are great to work with. I think we’ve succeeded in building a knowledgeable and friendly team that our clients can rely on to provide expert advice and great service. Meeting or exceeding their goals and expectations is our number one priority with each and every project. It’s so rewarding to have happy, satisfied customers that know they can refer their friends and relatives to us with confidence.”

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Mackenzie is currently a senior at Colorado State University and is near completion with her B.S. in Interior Design and a minor in Global Environmental Sustainability. In addition to being a part of the team at Colorado Blinds & Design, she works at CooperSmith’s Pub & Brewing, which is located in Old Town, Fort Collins.

Mackenzie enjoys assisting clients either in our Hunter Douglas Gallery or during in-home consultations. She loves helping people find solutions to their design problems and choosing the perfect custom window treatments for their homes.

In her spare time, Mackenzie likes to visit family, spend time with her dog, and catch up on her sleep.

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