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Studio Europa LEICHT is San Diego’s exclusive LEICHT dealer. We are a full service firm offering the full range of LEICHT products along with premium appliances and a menu of supporting services. Our experienced team is ready to collaborate and support you at any stage of your renovation - from planning and design, to remodel and installation. Our design professionals are ready to listen and help bring your vision to life.

DEBRA DIAZ

Project Coordinator

Debra Diaz manages project coordination for Studio Europa LEICHT. Debra comes to us from Texas with 10 years of experience as an Office Manager with 4 years at a Restoration Company and some 6 years with a General Contractor focusing on Fire and Water Restoration. She enjoys working with customers and providing the assurance needed and keeping them up to date with their project as this is typically a wonderful but stressful time.

Some of Debra’s hobbies include reading, enjoying outdoor activities, especially now here in San Diego with her two dogs, Roxie and Canelo.

KARA JOY

Associate Designer

Kara Joy recently joined the Studio Europa team coming from LEICHT USA corporate in Irvine where she specialized in Technical German Kitchen design. She is a graduate of Boston Architectural College where she earned her certificate in Kitchen and Bath Design, as well as earning her BFA in Architectural design from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

She has lived in Turkey, Philippines, and Russia, giving her great exposure to other cultures, enjoys to practice and teach yoga and is falling in love with San Diego.

ROMAN KOTELENETS

European Cabinetmaker / LEICHT Installer

Roman comes to us with over 10 years of experience installing European and custom cabinetry. He also has worked in other areas of construction including electrical, plumbing, framing, and general construction supervision. His education includes a 4-year technical degree in Electrical-HVAC, as well as Quality Assurance software testing.

Roman enjoys fishing, bike riding, and is dedicated to raising a wonderful family. We are excited to have Roman join the Studio Europa Leicht Team.

NATHAN GONZALEZ

LEICHT Installer

Nathan comes to us with over six years of experience in home remodeling and cabinet installation.  In addition, He also has experience in cabinet building, finish carpentry, electrical, and plumbing.  Originally Nathan went to school for fine art and graphic design, but since has turned his creative eye and attention to detail to mastering his craft at Studio Europa.

 

Nathan enjoys backpacking, snowboarding, and spending time with his wife. He also loves experiencing all of what San Diego has to offer.

CO-FOUNDERS EVA CLEMENS AND MARKUS ZAUGG

Eva Clemens / CFO, Principal Designer

Markus Zaugg / President, General Contractor

Eva and Markus learned the custom woodworking and cabinetry trade in Europe over 25 years ago. At Studio Europa LEICHT, they have built a team of highly skilled craftspeople with years of training in the art of fine woodworking.

In addition to earning 4-year Swiss Cabinet Making degrees, Eva holds a BFA in Interior Design from the Design Institute of San Diego, and Markus has been a licensed General Contractor since 1999.