Glamour and Woods is the sister company to J Bella Interiors, a national Interior Design Firm based in Phoenix AZ.
Both Companies were founded by Jennifer Dudones, curator, designer and passionate entrepreneur. At Glamour and Woods, we are designers first!
From glamorous and sophisticated to rustic and elegant, our collections will transform any environment into a swoon worthy event!
Jennifer founded J Bella Interiors in 2006. She started the company from her home and has grown it into national design firm. In 2015, she started a sister company, Glamour & Woods , a high-end boutique event rental company.
Both companies are now officed and staffed out of a 15,000 sq. ft warehouse/design studio and showroom facility in Phoenix AZ.
A Day in the Life
As lead designer and president for J Bella, Jennifer is involved with every step of the Design Process from beginning to end. She makes sure that her designers have a clear vision of each design and ensures that that vision is executed without flaw.
Jennifer is the lead when it comes to all client relations and strives to maintain impeccable customer service.
Education & Fun Facts
Jennifer went to school at Endicott College in Beverly, MA and Plattsburgh State University in NY. She moved to Arizona after graduating from college. While the “Valley of the Sun” has become her home, her heart will always be on the lakes in the Adirondacks Mountains in NY where she grew up. She is a proud dog mommy of 3 Golden Retrievers and loves her family and friends dearly.
She enjoys fashion, design, traveling , boating, skiing and all Winter Olympic Sports as Lake Placid NY, home of the 1980 Olympics, was and still is her playground.
Jennifer is passionate about the art of entrepreneurship, politics, protecting human rights, our environment and making the world a better and more beautiful place for all!
As Vice President, Ashley plays a lead role in high-level organizational decisions, daily operations, and staff management decisions. Along with creating and adhering to budgets.
Ashley attended Collins College, graduating in 2009 & receiving her Bachelor of Science in Design
Ashley loves outdoor activities, especially hiking, biking and boating. She was born and raised in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, but has been living in Phoenix since 2005. She is a passionate and dedicated Green Bay Packer Fan, loves to travel and is a strong advocate for Human Rights and Planet Preservation.
Her personal style changes each day – but no matter what it is, she always stays up-to-date with the latest trends and fashion.
Favorite Part of Design
“Making the world a more beautiful place one Interior at a time. I love seeing my vision come to life and creating an environment for people to enjoy and be proud of. It’s one thing to draw up a design, but it means the world to see it come to life and have people living and working in our creations.”
As Project Coordinator & Sales, Ashley works closely with clients & planners. Together they create a design that encapsulates the style and theme of the event, while staying on the agreed-upon budget. Ashley communicates with on-site contacts and the setup crew to execute the client’s vision. Ashley also manages the warehouse and adjusts inventory to ensure product availability for each event.
Ashley attended North Dakota State University where she received a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality & Tourism Management with a minor in Business Administration
Ashley lives an active lifestyle and loves to spend time with family & friends. Ashley was born and raised in Grafton, North Dakota and has been living in Phoenix since 2013. Though she only knew one person in Phoenix before moving here, Ashley will tell you the move was the best choice she has ever made!
Why she loves Glamour & Woods
“My favorite moment throughout the event process is seeing it all come to life on the day of the event. The joy and enthusiasm that is brought to each client’s face is what drives me to provide excellent customer service.”
A Day in the Life
As lead Social Media Strategist, Tavia is responsible for planning, developing and implementing the overall social media strategies and digital marketing efforts. She does this in order to support and increase online presence, brand awareness and sales. Tavia writes the bi-weekly newsletters, creates content, analyses metrics, identifies trends, and optimizes performance for all social media. She also updates the Google listing and website regularly while maintaining real-time communication to clients and vendors in the virtual world.
Tavia attended, the University of Salamanca, University of Carlos Madrid and Northern Arizona University where she received a Bachelors of Science in Service Marketing and a minor in Foreign Language Studies with an emphasis in Spanish
Tavia was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. She loves to hike, spend time with her loved ones and travel whenever given the opportunity. She has been to 18 countries and hopes to add more to that list this year. She is passionate about Environmental Consciousness and kindness.
Favorite Part of Glamour & Woods:
“I love to hear feedback from the clients – I see the magic that we create but it feels even better knowing that someone else was moved by it!”
A Day in the Life
As Director of Warehouse Operations, Daryll is responsible for the leadership and development of an operational strategy to improve efficiency, throughput, cost, quality and on-time deliveries. Daryll oversees day-to-day warehouse operations and manages the warehouse team. In addition, he facilitates all general facility processes such as: delivery, receiving, inventory control, stocking and security. He devotes himself to creating a safe and high-quality work environment.
Daryll attended Iowa Central Community College and Northwest Missouri State
Daryll was born in Downey, California and moved to Ottumwa, Iowa where he attended High School followed by College. Daryll is a competitive cyclist who loves to spend time outdoors riding through various Arizona terrains. He loves his family: wife, Tina, their two children, Jamie and Casey and his granddaughter, Melody. He is a passionate Iowa Hawkeye’s, Coyotes, Diamondbacks, Suns, Cardinals and ASU fan.
“Glass is half-full!”
A Day in the Life
As lead Accountant and Bookkeeper, Ryan is responsible for providing accurate execution of all finance related processes for J Bella and Glamour & Woods. By analyzing financial statements and trends, Ryan is able to consult with key stakeholders on business and financial actions that contribute to the company’s success. He also spearheads our Payroll & Treasury departments and ensures their compliance with regulatory requirements.
Ryan attended Gateway Community College and Arizona State University
Ryan loves to flip houses in his spare time. He also is a devoted member of the National Kidney Foundation of Arizona and is the proud Chairperson for the 2020 5k taking place this April. Ryan is passionate about traveling when he has time to do it.
Ryan considers himself to be a minimalist. He attributes his love for Mid-Century Modern Design to his affinity towards Frank Lloyd Wright’s work.
Brent, Austin, Nick & Alex will arrive promptly to set up and take down your event!
Pictured left to right: Daryll, Ashley H., Tavia, Jennifer, Ryan and Ashley Y.