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Kate McColm

BUYER & MERCHANDISING

10375 SW Beaverton Hillsdale hwy

Beaverton Or 97005

My passion for design and the furniture industry dates to my earliest memories. My grandparents opened their furniture showroom in California over 50 years ago, in which my father took over nearly 25 later. I remember loving my visits to see Dad in his showroom- always begging him for a Danish Teak “Punk-Bed” …and his team not quite loving my 6-year-old-self jumping on all the perfectly made beds.

As buyer and merchandiser of Parker Furniture, I strive to pay attention to all details of design. From the simple satisfaction of a beautifully made bed, to more complicated decisions such as navigating how to tell the story of our many Vendors through the purchase and display choices of their broad furniture collections.

I am very lucky to get to work with an amazing team of designers, warehouse, service & office staff here at Parker. They are the biggest part of me succeeding in my role here by giving me input, noticing trends, and simply letting me know what does and does not work – so I can always stay on my toes and continue to provide the absolute best curation of quality and value in the furniture design options we offer our clientele.

I have been working in the design industry for 12 years, here at Parker Furniture for over 5 years – and hope to stay for the rest of my career! Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions, or feedback – just like I love receiving it from our team here at Parker, I love receiving insight from our clients too!