Doerr Furniture

Voted “Best Furniture Store 2022” by Gambit’s Best of New Orleans!!

The Doerr Furniture team is comprised of a wonderful collection of talent, character & experience who all share a passion for, both, people and furniture. Here you will find out a bit more about who we are, what we do and possibly something most don’t know about us. Our friendly team ensures exceptional service and white-glove delivery of items to your home in a professional manner. Please visit our showrooms at 914 Elysian Fields Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117 and 1645 N. Hwy 190 Suite 600 Covington, LA 70433.

Julian Mutter
Julian Mutter
President Emeritus
David Mutter
David Mutter
President
Amy Freese
Amy Freese-Carter
Merchandising Director

Amy is the Merchandising Director and has been with the Doerr family since 2006. She is responsible for all merchandising for Doerr. Her duties include purchasing all products for display and the reorder and flow of the inventory. She is responsible for choosing the many custom programs that Doerr has to offer, from the upholstery, leather, bedroom and dining. 

Jamie Mutter
Jamie Mutter
Director of In-Home Design Services
Jamie is Doerr Furniture’s In-Home Design Director and a Professional member of the IDS Interior Design Society. Through her love of working with color, fabrics and furniture space planning, Jamie takes pride in bringing you one of the most experienced teams of residential and commercial furniture designers in the Metro and New Orleans area.

NEW ORLEANS

Anita Lam
Anita Lam
Southshore Store Manager

Moving to New Orleans in 2009, Anita has spent the years immersing herself into the rich and diverse culture of the city. Because of her love of color and design, she felt right at home. After years of growing her design abilities along with honing her space planning skills, Anita’s goal is to create a space that fits everyone’s lifestyle.

Theresa Beaubouef Purcell
Theresa Beaubouef Purcell
Southshore Design Consultant

Theresa is Doerr Furniture’s most experienced Design Consultant (having worked at Doerr since 1995) and is a professional member of the IDS Interior Design Society. Her extensive experience makes her a master of visualizing room scenarios and floor plans, working with the available space and also configuring around the existing pieces. 

Harve Gremillion
Harvey Gremillion
Southshore Design Consultant

Harvey started at Doerr Furniture in 1995. He previously worked in the furniture business in Metairie for 6 years. As an avid collector, with a passion for antiques, he loves to educate customers about the arts and craft movement. His knowledge of fabrics and color schemes has influenced his design skills when ordering upholstery for his clients.

Janel Eddlestone Dominici
Janel Eddlestone Dominici
Rug Specialist and Southshore Design Consultant

Janel will help you create a space that is entirely your own using furniture, rugs and accessories. Janel owned and operated New Orleans Fine Rugs for 8 years in the Uptown District. Being well trained and versed in many different design styles, along with her expert talent of coordinating colors, has resulted in countless rewarding experiences for her clients.

Danielle Wilczynski
Danielle Wilczynski
Southshore Design Consultant

Danielle came to Doerr with a significant amount of design experience. Working in kitchen, bath, and closet design for 20 years, gave her an exceptional knack for floor planning and layout expertise. As colors and patterns also play a large part in kitchen and bath design, she has seamlessly transitioned into the world of furniture and interior design here at Doerr Furniture.

Judy Murphy
Judy Murphy
Southshore Design Consultant

Judy previously worked in Kitchen and Bath design where she developed into a versatile, passionate designer able to handle contractor work as well as high end residential. Judy joined ASID’s New Orleans District where she spent five years as their Technology/Social Media Chair. Judy loves helping clients with their home improvements in the hope of creating unique environments that brighten their future.

Katlyn Levi
Katlyn Levi
Southshore Design Consultant

Katlyn first discovered her talent for design through her work with jewelry, dinnerware, and décor at local family business and New Orleans institution, Adler’s. Throughout her time at Adler’s, Katlyn specialized in learning her individual clients’ interests in order to select pieces that reflect their distinctive style. Her design services seek to help individuals and families create a story through style in the way they furnish their homes.

Tony Oliver
Tony Oliver
Southshore Design Consultant

Tony comes to us with a wealth of experience, with over 27 years in the furniture business. From the Lafayette area, Tony loves waiting on the good people of South Louisiana, and takes pride in matching each customer with the perfect items. Tony enjoys describing the features and construction of the items, taking time to give the customer the “inside baseball” of the furniture business, clearing up misconceptions, and making it easier to make a decision on the perfect piece of furniture.

COVINGTON

Pamella Rehkopf
Pamella Rehkopf
Northshore Store Manager

Originally from the Northshore, Pamella initially fell in love with color, fabrics, and texture while in design school at Our Lady of the Lake in San Antonio, Tx. She spent time as a film set dresser here in New Orleans, and had the opportunity to work alongside top fashion designers who furthered her desire to work in a creative environment. She came to Doerr Furniture excited to expand on her love of furniture and interior design. Pamella’s mission is to transform a home into a sanctuary of relaxation and sophistication for family and friends to cherish.

Mary Vance
Mary Vance
Assistant Store Manager

Mary started her career at Doerr in 2015 as a Sales Consultant, throughout the years she has maintained and assisted in the development of Doerr Furniture website and now has transitioned to an Assistant Store Manager. A native of New Orleans, with over 40 years of experience specializing in customer service and market management, Mary has the depth of knowledge and attention to detail that applies to an infinite variety of projects. Her diverse background and proven track record of communication with people all over the world provide Mary with many strengths, including product knowledge, and digital ingenuity, all done with a creative eye.

Laurie Collier
Laurie Collier
Northshore Design Consultant

From New Orleans, Laurie previously worked in home furnishings design with local family-owned companies. She has a particular interest in working with fabrics and letting the colors, textures, and design elements create the perfect custom upholstery. Laurie continues to be passionate about ensuring her customers have a positive experience at Doerr Furniture.

 

Deanna Bourgeois
Deanna Bourgeois
Northshore Design Consultant

Born and raised in Covington, Deanna earned her bachelor’s degree in business management from Southeastern Louisiana University. She sold Bassett Custom Furniture for 6 years with a locally owned store. Trained by well known designers, she received an extended education in home design.

Patricia Casse
Patricia Casse
Northshore Design Consultant

Patricia was raised in Metairie but has been living on the Northshore since 1998 and in true Southern Louisiana style never meets a stranger. She is an artist and has a passion for design and enjoys the creative nature of the furniture industry. She has many years working in home furnishing and loves helping customers decorate their homes and creating that perfect custom look.