Our Team

T.J. & Lauren

T.J. & Lauren Brown, Owners

T.J. and Lauren Brown are the proud owners of Cedar Hill Home and Design. They met in high school and got married in 2020. Lauren received her degree from Baylor University and T.J. received his Master's degrees from the University of Texas at Arlington. Lauren works as an interior designer for CHHD while T.J. focuses on growing the business. When they are not working, they enjoy kayaking, traveling, and spending time with their families.


Maurie Goss, Purchasing Manager

Maurie is the Purchasing Manager at CHHD. She manages all the orders and coordinates project installs. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling with her husband. 

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Claire Burns, Studio Coordinator

Claire Burns is the Studio Coordinator at CHHD. She joins the CHHD team with an Interior Design degree from Indiana Wesleyan University, a Master of Business Administration from Purdue University, and a background in commercial interior design. When she isn’t working, she enjoys exploring DFW with her husband, Greg, and their dogs, Indy and Jasper.


Kate Wolford, Interior Designer

Kate Wolford is one of the Interior Designers at CHHD. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and has over 30 years of sales experience. When not at work, she enjoys meeting friends for coffee and singing on her worship team. 

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CASIE PADAR, Interior Designer

Casie is CHHD's newest designer. With a degree from the Art Institute of Houston and a background in residential interiors, she is a great addition to the team. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, and cooking up new recipes. 


Mary Sorenson, Interior Designer

The founder of CHHD, Mary works part time as an Interior Designer. With over 40 years of experience in the design industry, Mary provides a depth of knowledge to her clients and the CHHD team. Now retired, she spends time traveling and doing ministry, primarily in Puerto Rico. 


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