Meet Your Partners for Success


Our team

Elevations is comprised of talented and experienced professionals. All of our designers have spent years in the industry and have an unwavering commitment to understanding your needs, exhibit remarkable attention to detail and provide exceptional customer service. Our teams are experts at utilizing the latest 3D virtual tour technology, staying up-to-date with styles and trends, providing solution based concepts, budgeting, product selection and more. Their passion results in high levels of confidence for our customers as they help you explore ideas that capture your style and functionality needs for everyday life.




Carissa Zieske

Cabinet Design Specialist
605-334-3940


Meet Carissa. With a degree in Interior Design and years in the industry, Carissa brings the perfect mix of education and experience to the table. She excels at problem solving and space planning to create stunning, efficient and functional kitchens and baths. Her eye for the details has resulted in a great track record and an extensive list of happy clients. Her specialty? Space optimization and storage solutions. She’s a pro at coming up with unique and useful storage ideas to get your kitchen organized and maximize every space in the room.

Having spent years as a designer, Carissa possesses extensive background with projects ranging from small, one room renovations to full home remodels. Her unwavering commitment to understanding your needs and remarkable attention to detail results in exceptional customer service for each of her clients. Carissa shared “Learning about our customers through our lifestyle assessment is always enjoyable to me. My goal is to not only help create beautiful living areas, but functional as well.”

Jim Zimmer

Cabinet Design & Sales Specialist
605-336-0860


Jim brings a level of expertise and an in-depth knowledge to every project he touches. Over 25 years of experience equips him with the knowledge and vision required to be an accomplished designer. With a full spectrum of extensive working knowledge, Jim provides an enjoyable experience, is a trusted presence for all clients and brings a complete understanding of everything from initial measurements to the final installation. His tenure within the industry results in first class service, product expertise and unique problem-solving skills to ensure your finished project exceeds all your expectations.

What drives his success? Jim focuses on building relationships and gaining a solid understanding of his customer’s needs to ensure 100% satisfaction. “Understanding customers is the key to providing good service and gaining a valuable picture of what’s important to them” Jeff shares.

Melissa Soper

Cabinet Design Specialist
605-334-3922


One of Melissa’s favorite phrases is ‘the devil is in the details’. Her eye for the details has resulted in a great track record and an extensive list of happy clients. Melissa enjoys every aspect of her job and being involved in overseeing project processes from start to finish. Her understanding of the ‘big picture’ has made her an expert at managing budgets, ordering, shipping and installation support.

Melissa believes all successful projects are built on good communication and shares “I work hard to ensure the process go as smoothly as possible. I always let my clients know that I am always available anytime for any questions or concerns that might arise. Cabinetry Design isn’t just a career, it’s a passion. I help people create spaces that are functional, and as individual as they are.”