Our Team

Charlotte’s premiere staging company boasts five Accredited Staging Professionals®. These designations create a company like no other. Since 2005, our team collaborates on every staging, renovation and interior design project.   Each person brings a unique perspective to the table.  The result showcases those diverse creative skills. Our unique combination of staging, designing and renovating allows only Stage It! Charlotte to get your home market ready from start to finish.  Take the hassle out of selling your home and call us today!
Karen B. Mendenhall

Karen B. Mendenhall

Staging Specialist

NC/SC Broker
Lifetime Accredited Staging Professional Master®
Certified ASP® Trainer
Member IAHSP®
Member CIRC
CIRC President 2012

Karen brings her years of experience as a Realtor®, along with the distinction as an Accredited Staging Professional Master® to each client’s project.

Her success in marketing and selling homes has proven to be an invaluable asset in knowing what makes properties sell.

704-451-3331
karen@stageitcharlotte.com

Paula Beall

Paula Beall

Design Specialist

Accredited Staging Professional®
Member IAHSP®
Member CIRC
CIRC Membership Chairperson 2012

Paula is a native Charlottean who brings superior design skills to every project.  Paula is renown for her exceptional design talent and proven staging techniques.

Her experience as a home furnishings retail owner, as well as her unmatched artistic talents, bring Stage It! Charlotte its pizzazz.

704-564-7871
paula@stageitcharlotte.com

Matthew H. Bradshaw

Matthew H. Bradshaw

Renovation Specialist

Accredited Staging Professional®

Matthew is also a native Charlottean who provides nearly a decade of expertise in the successful purchase and renovation of investment properties.

Matt adds a unique dimension to Stage It!’s capabilities.  His experience in updating and renovating allow him to complete any size project you may have at your home to get it market ready.

704-507-6080
matt@stageitcharlotte.com

Mary Beth Francisco

Mary Beth Francisco

Staging & Design Specialist

Accredited Staging Professional®
Member IAHSP®
CIRC Treasurer 2015

After earning her ASP® designation in 2013, Mary Beth jumped into the staging and design world with two feet.  Joining Stage it! in 2014 as a stager and design specialist, Mary Beth brings her connections and knowledge acquired during her time in retail custom furniture and numerous trips to furniture markets in High Point and Atlanta to the Stage It! team.

When not running around with her four active children, she seeks out Charlotte’s live music venues and unique restaurant experiences.

704-661-9397
marybeth@stageitcharlotte.com

Deepti Nayyar

Deepti Nayyar

Luxe Staging Specialist

NC Real Estate Broker
Accredited Staging Professional®
Member IAHSP®
Member CIRC

Deepti Nayyar jointed the Stage It! team in 2016 as the “Luxe” Staging Specialist.  Her Real Estate background, including Broker, Property Manager, Landlord and Developer are huge assets to Stage It’s growth and continuous expansion.  Deepti’s advanced business degree and 12 years in Investment Banking are also a benefit to the company.  Her current career in the Staging industry allows her to focus on her creativity and utilize her right-brain.

Deepti is heavily involved in the Martial Arts and spends her free time with her husband and two daughters.

704-277-6089
deepti@stageitcharlotte.com

Stephanie Arey

Stephanie Arey

Office Manager

NC Real Estate Broker

After a 25 year career in real estate, Stephanie joined the team at Stage It! in 2008.  She performs the monumental task of scheduling our ever-increasing number of stagings and destages, while handling all proposals, incoming requests and customer service opportunities.

704-847-3771
stephanie@stageitcharlotte.com

Kelly Mendenhall

Kelly Mendenhall

Operations Manager

NC Real Estate Broker
Accredited Staging Professional®

With an extensive background in manufacturing management and past life as a Restauranteur, Kelly brings her experience to the front lines of Staging in the form of Inventory control, Logistics and Customer Service…and she can whip up an amazing main course!

Additional talents include advanced computer, organizational and problem solving skills.

704-847-3771
kelly@stageitcharlotte.com

Sophie Brandt

Sophie Brandt

Staging Apprentice

A welcome edition to the Team, Sophie comes to us by way of Johnson & Wales University, where she earned a degree in Hospitality Management.  Her creative talents span from pleasing the palette to pleasing the buyer’s eye!

704-847-3771