Geneva Cabinet Gallery

Meet Our Designers

Lynn Havlicek
Owner of Geneva Cabinet Gallery and a successful designer since 1985, Lynn’s work has been showcased in the award-winning models and show homes of Havlicek Builders, Inc. From her years of working with clients through Havlicek Builders, Lynn has honed the fine art of assisting customers in coordinating the entire design process, and has a vast knowledge of the complete building/remodeling process. Lynn’s strengths include her ability to ascertain her customer’s tastes and help obtain their desires within their budget. She believes every home should have a functional and beautiful kitchen, a serene bath to relax in, and family areas to build memories. As owner of Geneva Cabinet Gallery, she is now focused on helping her customers maximize the value of their homes, while obtaining their vision of the perfect living space.

Gayle Safford
Design is Gayle’s passion. Happiness to Gayle is creating a space that brings joy to her clients’ lives, both visually AND functionally. With a degree in Interior Design, Gayle owned her own business before branching into kitchen and bath design.

Gayle believes in looking at the entire picture of harmonizing cabinetry into the home:

  • Start with a wish list. 
  • Measure the space. 
  • Find a focal point. 
  • Add Geneva Cabinet Gallery’s quality, top-notch design and craftsmanship, and prepare to have your expectations exceeded.

Gayle lives in St. Charles with her husband, daughter and Labrador, Lilly. Her spare time is spent experimenting with recipes, working in her gardens, walking Lilly and thinking of YOUR next home remodeling project!

Valerie Price, Design Assistant
Valerie is an integral member of the Geneva Cabinet Gallery design staff. A graduate of the College of DuPage with an Associate's Degree in Interior Design, Valerie is also certified in AutoCAD. Valerie's area of expertise is in closet cabinetry utilization, and she handles project quoting and ordering. With Valerie's assistance, a Geneva Cabinet Gallery client can expect an experience that goes smoothly from start to finish.

Deanna McCarney, Office Manager
Another indispensible staff member, Deanna has been with Geneva Cabinet Gallery since 2016, and has over 15 years administrative experience in the remodeling industry. Deanna's duties include estimates, contracts, payables, receivables, invoicing and payroll. Her organizational skills ensure that the day-to-day operations at Geneva Cabinet Gallery proceed without a hitch, no matter how busy the work environment.