About Our Team

PASSION /ˈpaSHən/ (noun): We have a compelling desire to go above and beyond.

Chervin Furniture & Design
Core Value

Steve bauman showroom manage at Chervin Furniture Design

Steve Bauman

Showroom Manager

Steve would love to help you find the perfect furniture for your family – maybe even that special piece you’ve been dreaming of for years (and he’s the man to ask about a handsome, den-worthy recliner!). He’ll make sure that when you interact with the Chervin team, you feel like family…not just another customer.

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design consultant karen at chervin furniture

karen forsyth

in-home design consultant

Karen is a passionate and busy wife, mom, and designer, so she’s an outstanding resource for families looking to make their home beautiful and liveable. Karen loves adding a “wow” factor to all her designs, whether through colour, texture, or a clever layout. She’s excited to help you refresh your space and embrace your style.

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sales and showroom consultant at chervin furniture

Jody Leis

Lead Sales Associate

You can identify Jody by his winning smile and engaging personality. Living in a 120-year-old home means Jody and his family have a rich appreciation for quality and character…and understand renovations. He’s committed to helping you find furniture that is tailored to your stage and lifestyle…and will last you for years to come.

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Cherlyn Bauman

Sales Associate

Cherlyn does a bit of everything…at both showrooms! Splitting her time between Chervin Furniture & Design and Chervin Kitchen & Bath makes Cherlyn a well-rounded resource for anyone going through a major renovation or re-coordinating their home. She’s passionate about quality in everything from furniture…to her delicious baking.

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Heidi Shantz

Sales Associate – Waterloo

Heidi has a sweet personality and a sharp mind and loves seeing new styles and combinations come together in our showrooms. She’s learned a lot since joining our team, and is especially well-versed in our ultra-custom lines, as well as clocks of all kinds! Heidi appreciates stories and connection, and would love to hear what makes your furniture meaningful to you!

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Steph Bauman

Sales & showroom Staging

In addition to Sales, Steph is the one in charge of staging our showrooms. In other words, she has a natural eye for design and loves choosing furniture, decor, and layouts that help our clients find the furniture they’ll love for years to come. She loves seeing new styles and is especially passionate about modern design and quality handicraft.

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