Keven Calonkey Carl, NCIDQ, ASID heads a design team at Mister Robert which includes individuals with more than 80 years of combined design experience. Her knowledge and attention to detail has won her the Oklahoman’s Reader’s Choice Award for best Interior Designer 6 years in a row. She also has been awarded 16 ASID Excellence in Design awards. Keven passed the rigorous National Council of Interior Design Qualifications (NCIDQ) exam and is a Professional Member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID).
Keven graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Interior Design. She is invested in continually bettering the business and has an outstanding work ethic. Known by her clients for her keen eye and listening skills she uses them to understand what clients love. “I love to fulfill their wishes and help them create a beautiful home”. Known for her attention to detail, Keven helps create timeless interiors which are second to none. Keven has been a practicing interior designer for more than 38 years.
As president of Mister Robert, Keven has created a design team ready to help you make your home or office more beautiful. Following in the footsteps of her parents, Keven continues the Calonkey tradition of quality furnishings and excellent design.
Cassidy returns to Mister Robert after 10 years. Cassidy earned her degree in Interior Design from the University of Central Oklahoma and came to work for Mister Robert Furniture. She quickly distinguished herself as a valuable member of our team. In 2019 she became an Allied Member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID).
She moved to Seattle Washington where she continued to work in Interior Design and fine furnishings. There she worked in a variety of settings further honing her design skills and knowledge of the market.
“My mission is to create spaces around things which mean the most to my clients” she says. Whether it’s a family heirloom or a favorite piece of artwork, Cassidy will draw inspiration to create a personal and stylish place you will love to call home.
Cassidy offers her expertise both in the store and in your home or office. Come meet her and let her help you make your home beautiful.
In her spare time, Cassidy enjoys time with her husband and daughter Murphey. Exploring the outdoors, new restaurants, and traveling are a few of their favorite things to do together.
Mister Robert welcomes back Starla Van Winkle to the design staff. Starla has worked in design for decades ands experience in a variety of furniture stores and design studios. Her clients know her attention to detail and her warm and winning personality.
Over the years Starla has remained active in interior design, going as far to develop her own company. She designed, and hand crafted the furniture and accessory pieces which gives her a unique perspective on furniture construction and design.
“I am thrilled to return to Mister Robert” she says. “It is one of Norman’s landmark businesses and coming back to work here is a great opportunity.”
A Normanite all her life, Starla’s a die-hard Sooner fan and loyal to her home town. “Norman is the best little town around”. While she loves her town and the many relationships that design has brought her, she is most proud of her family, children, and eight grand-children.
Starla is another high-quality designer with knowledge of the field. Starla is ready and eager to assist you in making your home beautiful.
Carrie is excited to become a part of the team at Mister Robert, fulfilling her passion and love for design. Carrie graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene and has been practicing for over 20 years. In addition to loving her profession she has enjoyed using her considerable skill and natural eye at design to beatify homes in Oklahoma and Colorado.
Carrie's career as a caring and compassionate person for others, has enriched her ability to listen and help clients. " I am such a people person and am so thrilled for this opportunity to help inspire customers to create their dream home. Growing up in Norman, I couldn't be prouder to be a part of the team at Mister Robert and work closely with my dear friend Keven who is my personal inspiration to design!" Carrie is a talented and eager designer who has the skills to help our customers with all their needs.
Carrie and her husband met at OU and after completing college decided to resonate in the beloved town of Norman to raise their two boys. Corbin a senior and Colin a freshman who are both attending the University of Oklahoma. They love their family time and embrace their adventurous side in Crested Butte, CO whether it is snow skiing, camping or celebrating the holidays!
Lance Whitlow, graduated from Oklahoma City University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art with a Minor in Art History. He is an artist that works in oils on canvas. His oil paintings are in notable private collections and have been shown publicly in such places as the Norick Art Center in OKC, The Hulsey Gallery in OKC, Price Tower Art Center in Bartlesville, and many other galleries.
Lance is currently pursuing his Masters degree in Interior Design at the University of Oklahoma. Interior design has been a passion of his since he was a child. He would sketch out furnished floor plans and designs for various rooms for amusement as a child. His passion was fueled by his father, an architect. While he was growing up, his father would take Lance with him on his multiple projects. Lance’s parents recognized his talent for design and gave him the opportunity to travel and tour the best of what America has to offer in Architecture, Design, and Fine Art; there he cultivated his craft and the love for luxury design.
Before joining the Mister Robert design team, he has worked on the designs of new luxury homes in the South Tulsa area. He has also supervised and designed for major home restorations in the historic neighborhoods of Mesta Park, Heritage Hills, Lincoln Terrace, as well as, other OKC neighborhoods.
“I believe that interior designers are interpreters of the wants and needs of our clients. I strive to fulfill that and go beyond, by exceeding my client’s expectations for their space.” Lance says.
With all his experience and talents, he brings a unique perspective to the Mister Robert team.