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We embody a culture of commitment to our customers, manufacturer partners and team members by acting with integrity in every situation. It is the quality of our relationships that matter most to us and passion for what we do that becomes the key to our success.

Our Team

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Jim Seibold
Partner & Managing Director - Michigan Lead

  • Hit the family jackpot 3 times with his Wife and their 2 daughters

  • Can be found during off hours at his drum kit playing both jazz and classic rock

  • A nearly four decade career that started by updating furniture binders for his Dad

    (and Seibold+Baker Founder) in Junior High

  • Built his personal foundation on a technical and infrastructure-focused mindset

  • Mans the helm to ensure everyone is rowing in the same direction

  • Highly competent salesman by reputation who proves it far more than he thinks it

  • Complimentary Strength Coach


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Marty Baker
Partner & Sales Director - Northern OH/Northern IN Lead

  • “We are… Penn State!”

  • A 4-F Practioner - Faith | Family | Friends | Fun

  • Grew up in this business as a Dealer, so he understands the struggle

  • Led the sales team at Metro Furniture where his passion for innovative design was developed

  • The proud professional partner of Jim Seibold since 2004

  • People Manager Extraordinaire with an equally high emotional IQ

  • Not a gambler, but bets big on his the strengths of partners and clients

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Brent Weirtz 
Partner - Central/Southern Ohio Lead

  • An Akron native (Go Zips!), proud husband and father of 3

  • Enjoys his travels to see family and live music events

  • Has lived in Columbus the majority of his almost four decades in furniture sales

  • Merged his rep firm with Seibold+Baker in 2007 and has never looked back

  • A Humble Hustler - small talk, big walk

  • Would rather lose his mind than lose touch

  • He makes the tools for the SB toolbox and is a champion 1 to 1 salesman

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Sue Stawick 
Business Development Manager –
Central/Southern Indiana & Louisville, KY Lead

  • A Photojournalism major who still dabbles and also paints with pastels

  • Proud Momma of 2 grown (and handsome!) sons

  • Beach junkie and paddle board enthusiast

  • 30+ years of industry experience and The S+B “Fixer”

  • A lover of the art that is Client interaction

  • Team Player to the max

  • An expert Dealer and A&D Relationship Manager

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Kristen Mick 
Business Development Manager - Northeast Ohio

  • Bachelor of Interior Design from Ursuline College

  • Started her career as an interior designer for ASD

  • Went onto Fashion Architectural Designs as an account executive

  • Mom to an adventurous boy and wife to an “I-can-fix-anything” husband

  • A voice of her design generational peers with real insight

  • Makes the lives of Designers easier from her understanding of and background in A+D

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Colin Baker
Partner - Illinois Lead

  • B.A. in Communications and History from Denison University

  • Lifelong Pittsburgh fan, which makes baseball season a drag

  • Husband to an awesome wife and dog dad to an awesome pup

  • Brings a fresh perspective from the outside with 5 years in sales at and Reynolds & Reynolds

  • He is a linguist of sorts, fluent in: Dealer, Broker & End User

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Sara Kukatla 
A&D Business Development Manager - Illinois

  • An Interior Design grad from Louisiana State University (CIDA Accredited)

  • An adventurous southerner turned city girl

  • Photography, travel, concerts & animals (shout out to World Wildlife Fund!) give her purpose

  • Her design journey began at The Gettys Group

  • She is a translator of design sales language to incoming workforce generations

  • The A&D background makes her a huge (non-billable!) asset for design teams

  • Believes in solutions through adaptation and finding alternatives no matter what

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Abigail Ruppert
Business Development Manager - Michigan

  • Michigan State University Grad and Lifelong Spartan

  • Family is her world

  • Has model like posture from a decade spent in Ergonomics Sales (CEAS1 Certified)

  • A Seibold+Baker history buff, telling the story wherever she goes

  • Combines a creative, visual perspective with her efficient sales practicalities

  • Listens first, responds second

  • A real Life Superwoman who embraces the role of “Hero” for her Clients & Peers


Julie Stearns 
Operations Director & Sales/Marketing Coordinator

  • Dual grad of Ohio University in Communications & The Art Institute in Interior Design

  • Worked in Broadcasting & Video Production before pursuing Interior Design

  • Enjoyer of photography, architecture, antiquing & flea markets

  • Back of house and front of mind for anyone dealing with Seibold + Baker

  • An efficiency + organization master who keeps the gears turning at home base