SUZANNE & MIKE SCHUMANN

Owners

Mike and Suzanne founded Traditions in 1987 in a newly renovated building on the corner of Selby and Dale, in St. Paul’s historic Ramsey Hill neighborhood. Suzanne has the creative vision and passion for home furnishings and design that gives Traditions its unique sense of style. Mike provides the back office, computer, and marketing expertise that keep the wheels turning.

Email: Suzanne or Mike

Twin Cities Team

MARY MCELROY

Vice President

  • What Does Every Room Need:
    Great Lighting
  • Where Should You Splurge:
    Great Upholstery
  • Favorite Travel Destination:
    Anywhere with Sunshine!
  • Favorite Quote:
    There is just one life for each of us: our own. – Euripides

Email: Mary

RHONDA MCELROY

Design Consultant

  • What Does Every Room Need:
    Something personal
  • Where Should You Splurge:
    Upholstered items
  • Must-Have Home Accessory:
    Treasured piece of art that makes you smile
  • Favorite Travel Destination:
    Fairbanks, Alaska to visit grandsons

Email: Rhonda

MARY DE LANGHE-JONES

Design Consultant

  • What Does Every Room Need:
    Personality
  • Where Should You Splurge:
    Your kitchen
  • Favorite Quote:
    If the plan does not work, change the plan, but never the goal.
  • Must-Have Home Accessory:
    Original Art

Email: Mary DJ

CAROLYNN LUND

Design Consultant

  • Where Should You Splurge:
    A beautiful rug
  • Must-Have Home Accessory:
    Greenery
  • Favorite Travel Destination:
    Northern California

Email: Carolynn

KATHY STEINBAUER

Design Consultant

  • What Does Every Room Need:
    A little drama
  • Where Should You Splurge:
    Splurge on a statement piece that makes your home feel like yours.
  • Favorite Movie:
    The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Must-Have Home Accessory:
    A fabulous lamp is like a functional piece of art.

Email: Kathy

CAT IVERSON

Design Consultant

  • What Does Every Room Need:
    A little black
  • Where Should You Splurge:
    Great lighting
  • Favorite Travel Destination:
    Tokyo or Hawaii

Email: Cat

LAUREN LAGOO

Store Coordinator

  • Favorite Travel Destination:
    Ireland
  • Where Should You Splurge:
    A great piece of upholstery
  • Favorite Room In Your House:
    Living Room – the natural light is amazing!
  • Must-Have Home Accessory:
    A fantastic piece of art

Email: Lauren

LUCY DOLINSKY

Intern

  • Favorite Room In Your House:
    Back Porch
  • What Does Every Room Need:
    Fresh Flowers
  • Favorite Quote:
    Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible. – M.C. Escher
  • Where Should You Splurge:
    Great piece of art
  • Favorite Travel Destination:
    London

Email: Lucy

SHARON POSNANSKY

Logistics

  • Favorite Room In Your House:
    Sun room
  • Favorite Movie:
    My Favorite  Year
  • Favorite Quote:
    If it’s not broke, don’t fix it!

Email: Sharon

NANCY SWANSON

Logistics

  • Favorite Quote:
    Life is what it is, always has been, always will be. – Grandma Moses
  • Must-Have Home Accessory:
    Pillows, pillows and more pillows
  • What Does Every Room Need:
    A mirror
  • Favorite Room In Your House:
    Family Room

Email: Nancy

Naples Team

DAVID COLEMAN

Design Consultant

  • Favorite Room In Your House:
    Outdoor Lanai
  • What Does Every Room Need:
    Great accessory
  • Favorite Movie:
    Taxi Driver

Email: David

KRISS LECOCQ

Design Consultant

  • Favorite Quote:
    Whatever you are, be a good one.
  • Must-Have Home Accessory:
    Floor Lamp
  • Where Should You Splurge:
    Art

Email: Kriss

KERSTEN MOE DOHERTY

Marketing

  • Favorite Quote:
    If you can dream it, you can do it. -Walt Disney
  • Favorite Room In Your House:
    The kitchen — it’s the heart of my home
  • What Does Every Room Need:
    Something that speaks to you

Email: Kersten