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Meet Our Team

Mike Lovell


After 2 years of college, then serving in the Marine Corps from 1961 to 1965, Mr. Lovell went to work for Beall’s Department Stores (FL) as a manager trainee, moving up to an assistant manager, then manager, and eventually a buyer. Beginning in 1975, Mr. Lovell learned the cabinet manufacturing business from the ground up in his father’s cabinet shop in Tampa, FL. In 1987, upon his fathers retirement, Mr. Lovell with the encouragement and support of Bob Beall, formed Interior WooDesigns. Since 1987, Beall’s Department Stores has remained a primary customer of Interior WooDesigns.

Mike Monaghan

Vice President

Mr. Monaghan has been a partner with Interior WooDesigns since 1990. With a background exclusively in the retail and store fixture industry, he is knowledgeable of best practices and has a wealth of knowledge to share. Prior to joining Interior WooDesigns, Mr. Monaghan began his career with Beall’s Department Stores (FL) in store management, warehouse management and corporate operations, while concentrating mostly on New and Remodeling Construction. He also spent some time with Steinmart in store management before coming to work for Interior WooDesigns in 1988. Mr. Monaghan holds a B.S. degree from the University of South Florida in Business Administration.

Sylvester Williams

Plant Manager

With more than 30 years experience, Mr. Williams brings a level of knowledge one can’t be taught overnight. Having worked for several fixture companies, he has obtained knowledge and skills that have helped him rise through the ranks. While learning all aspects of the fixture manufacturing process, he has held the assistant plant manager position, plant manager, and owner/operator titles. Mr. Williams joined the Interior WooDesigns Team in 2008 as Assistant Plant Manager, and has held the plant manager position in our Bradenton location since 2009.

Paul Gillen Jr

IS/IT Department Manager

After graduating high school, Paul joined the Army Reserves, before coming to work for Interior WooDesigns in 2002. Joining Interior WooDesigns as a general laborer, Paul has worked himself up through each of the departments in the shop and has a complete understanding of the shop operations. As a member of the Army Reserves, Paul was deployed in 2003 for Operation Enduring Freedom where he served an 18 month deployment. After completion of his mission, Paul continued his tenure at Interior WooDesigns, where he became a department leader, assistant plant manager, and role model for fellow employees. With an incredible talent and understanding of computers, Paul has been serving as IS/IT Manager since 2005.