Our Kitchenscapes Team


Stay tuned for an exciting announcement! We're adding members to our talented design team, and we will be announcing a new team member at the beginning of August!

Kitchen and Bathroom Designers

AKBD Kitchen and Bath Designer Meghan Kent

Meghan Shacklette, AKBD

Meghan is a native of Dayton, Ohio and studied Business at Wright State University before moving to Summit County in 2011.  Meghan worked for Keystone Resort in Mountain Operations for 3 years before joining the Kitchenscapes Team in 2014.  Meghan is AKBD certified and enjoys designing unique spaces for every client.  Meghan enjoys spending her time off with her husband Grady, daughter Gracyn and German Shepherd Greta.  


Brianna Handy, Design Assistant

Brianna Handy recently joined the Kitchenscapes design team after completing her Master's Degree in Fine Arts at Florida Atlantic University.  She also has a BA from Indiana University. Bri has a passion for kitchen, bath, and interior design and has experience working with and interpreting designs. 


Leadership Team

Lauren Ruehring

Lauren Ruehring, President

Lauren Ruehring has extensive building, interior, and landscape design, owing in part to improving and renovating 12 houses in 25 years around the country  as a result of corporate relocations.  Her experience ranges from farm houses in Georgia, to spanish colonial in California, and mid-century modern in Connecticut.

Michael Ruehring

Michael Ruehring, Operations

Michael Ruehring spent over 25 years working as an operations executive.  After graduating from the US Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree, he served in the US Navy as a pilot. He transitioned to a career in logistics and operations with General Electric, Home Depot, and several petroleum logistics companies across the country.  During this time, Michael gained extensive experience with design and build with 12 houses in 25 years.