Our Team


We have developed a team at Hudson’s Vacation Interiors that is not only talented and experienced, but most importantly committed to the satisfaction of our customers. “Completing your Dream is our Specialty”

Patrick Strong

Director
Kimberly Mexicotte

Director of Marketing & Custom Design
Teresita Aponte-Naranjo

Interior Designer
Daniela Esteves

Interior Designer
Hazel Carver

Office Manager
Michelle Pooler

Administrative Assistant
Kandi Oakley

Warehouse Manager
Sandy Coffman

Delivery and Installation Manager

Director

PATRICK STRONG


Patrick has been part of the Vacation Home Industry for over 25 years getting started October 1992. He is a graduate of Rollins College and started his career in furniture in 1978. That is right, 40 years of furniture experience and knowledge to share with our customers. Patrick met the owner of Hudson’s Furniture, Fred Hudson in September 2001 and started an alliance that has prospered and continues. He has developed an experienced team of talented Interior Designers and dedicated support staff to provide the best complete Interior Design and Home Furnishings.

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & CUSTOM DESIGN

KIMBERLY MEXICOTTE


Kimberly is known for her detailed, refined approach to working with her clients and for her accurate infusion of their points of view through the luxurious interiors she designs.

Kimberly grew up in Michigan and graduated from Northwood University with a Business Management degree. After graduation, she worked in the fashion industry and lived in Chicago, NYC, Boston, Paris and Germany. Kimberly's love for fabrics branched over to home textiles after she moved to Northern California in the 90's where she opened her freelance interior design and fabrication business.

Kimberly moved to Florida in 2002 and started a high end home staging company that specialized in multi million dollar properties before she joined the Hudson's team in 2011.

INTERIOR DESIGNER DISEÑADOR DE INTERIORESIO HABLO ESPANOL, FALO PORTUGUES

TERESITA APONTE-NARANJO


Teresita prides herself on creating interiors that reflect the uniqueness of her clients, by creatively blending existing pieces with new, allowing for an unexpected and wonderful landscape to unfold. Her strong background experience in high end and luxury homes provides a priceless input to any design style.

As a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico, with a bachelor of Business Degree, and Postgraduate Degree in Interior Design, from Liceo de Arte-Universidad Politecnica of Puerto Rico, Teresita has over 20 years of experience in the design field. She possesses a true passion for the arts, from interior design, to fashion, including her love of music, which combined together, creates the personalized, custom look that every customer looks for.

Her proficiency in numerous languages, has provided Teresita the opportunity to have clients worldwide, whether preparing vacation homes or private homes.

INTERIOR DESIGNER DESIGNER DE INTERIORES FALO PORTUGUES

DANIELA ESTEVES


Daniela joined the design team at Hudson’s Vacation Interiors in January 2013, right after she successfully achieved her Bachelors degree in Interior Design at the International Academy of Design and Technology in Tampa Florida.

Daniela was born and raised in Brazil and her biggest dream was to come and make career in the United States doing what she loves. At Hudson’s, career met passion and she has been living the dream ever since.

Her joyful and lovely personality creates the best relationship with her clients which is clearly present throughout the designs she does. Whether residential or vacation home, the homes always look stunning, expressing the client's personality with a tasteful touch of her essence as a designer.

Daniela believes that spaces can affect people's behavior and how they work, play, rest and heal. For that reason she seeks to leave her mark in the world and change people’s lives one design at a time.

OFFICE MANAGER

HAZEL CARVER


Hazel joined Hudson's Vacation Interiors in April 2010 to take over the position of Office manager. Most companies have that one person that is the glue that keeps day to day operations moving in the right direction. At Hudson's Vacation Interiors, Hazel is that person. She involves herself in all facets of our business focusing on the needs of our clients and their ultimate satisfaction!

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

MICHELLE POOLER


Michelle joined our team as am Administrative Assistant in 2014. Her responsibilities focus on all aspects of flowing merchandise to fill customer orders, scheduling deliveries and all other tasks needed in our daily striving for excellence.

WAREHOUSE MANAGER

KANDI OAKLEY


Kandi joined the team April 2016 as an Administrative Assistant. September 2017, she moved to the warehouse as the Warehouse Manager. As the Warehouse Manager, her responsibilities include, but are not limited to: supervising the delivery and installation team, receiving merchandise, inventory, logistics and occasionally, going out to the home where the magic happens, to help the team complete your dream. Kandi has over 15 years’ experience in a management role to include 10 in the furniture industry.

DELIVERY AND INSTALLATION MANAGER

SANDY COFFMAN


Sandy joined Hudson’s Vacation Interiors in 2014 as a member of our delivery and installation team. Sandy left the company for a short period to return in 2016 as the team leader. Sandy with the assistance of her team takes pride in seeing each home we furnish is transformed into the beautiful interior the client and the designer responsible for the home envisioned.