Melissa Berry | Owner & Principal Designer
After graduating from the University of Dayton, Melissa went on to study jewelry design in Southern California. Wearable design quickly and organically transformed into interior design of all varieties. Once her studies were complete she headed back to Ohio in 2007 and opened Root'd - Cincinnati style. Her dreams of the West grew and she later moved to Park City, Utah in 2008, opening Root'd on Main St. in 2011. With over 13 years of design experience she thrives on exploring past and present trends - finding inspiration in experiences and people.
The joy of her career as an Interior Designer comes from getting to know clients on a personal level and working with them on a one-on-one basis. She anticipates the discovery of new trends while keeping in mind timeless design.
She lives for weekend hangs with her tribe and is inspired by them daily- husband Dave, sons Kevin & Luc and dogs Buckley & Moose.
Jen Gode | Senior Designer
Growing up as one of seven in San Diego, Jen remembers spending time with her grandpa. He was an artist and fostered her creativity and ability to see things beyond what they are.
She studied business at Arizona State University, with a stint in Italy with Scuola Leonardo da Vinci for art history. She has vast experience in visual merchandising, branding and sales. After moving to Park City eight years back, she worked as an art consultant at Main Street's own Gallery MAR.
Jen and her husband, Hans, are currently building their dream home in Peoa, UT. She enjoys running and spending time on their small, but growing farm.
Carolyn Stam | Designer, Ecommerce Manager, Marketing Coordinator
Born and raised in Rochester, NY; Carolyn graduated from the State University of New York, College at Oneonta with a degree in Fashion & Textiles. She focused on areas of interest in Textile Science, Interior Design and Buying Strategy.
Her time spent in Italy in 2014 fostered her love for design, aesthetic and travel. Following her international stint, Carolyn moved to Utah and has lived in Salt Lake City for the past two years with her pup Charlie - follow the duo on Instagram at #adventureswithchuckandcare.
She has a passion for the outdoors, good conversation, and road trips.
Bree Payne | Junior Designer
Growing up in Utah, Bree always enjoyed skiing, hiking and all that the beautiful Wasatch Mountains have to offer. A retail veteran with years of experience - her passions lie in visual merchandising, fashion and interpreting current home and commercial design trends. She is currently attending design school in Salt Lake City.
Bree draws inspiration from travels with her husband, Jake and their pug, Voldi. The three currently reside in downtown Salt Lake City.
On any given day you can find Bree and Jake on the tennis court, trying out a new Thai restaurant or spending time with family.
PS. She owns over 200 lipsticks.