Kris Lance, BSN, AKBD, Allied ASID

2005-2007 - Retired from a career as a Registered Nurse and went back to school to follow her passion and earned an Associate of Applied Science in Interior Design from Johnson County Community College with a straight ďAĒ  GPA.  During this time, Kris was very active in the Interior Design Student Association and received a Dr. Larry Tyree Leadership Award after being nominated for the award by several Interior Design faculty members.

2008 - Earned anAdvanced Certificate in Interior Design from Johnson County Community College which included the NKBA endorsed Kitchen and Bath Design class taught by Kristeen Armstrong-Scott CKD.   The National Kitchen & Bath Accredited College Program at JCCC has been nationally ranked by NKBA as one of the top four kitchen and bath design programs in the U.S.   Course work included Sustainable Design philosophy and research. 

During this year Kris was the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Student Chapter President and attended the national ASID Conference. 

2008- 2013 - joined the design team at Armstrong Kitchens

2009 - Earned the Associate Kitchen and Bath Designer designation from the National Kitchen and Bath Association. 

Krisís nursing background has enhanced her listening skills so clients can be assured she really hears what they need and want in remodeling their kitchen.  She also has a strong background in accessibility design, which includes designing for limited physical mobility. 

Professional accomplishments:
National Kitchen and Bath Association, Kansas/Nebraska Chapter 2010
          Best Ever Contest Winner in Best Before & After Category
Published in Paint Magic Magazine 
Published in Kansas City Star Magazine
Published in Kansas City Homes & Gardens
Judge for KCH&G Remodel of the Year Contest 2008
Johnson County Community College Interior Design Graduate Panel 2011

Enjoys life with her husband of many years, Mike, and eagerly looks forward to visits with any or all of her three grown children who are scattered from coast to coast.  Kris and Mike are currently raising two granddogs and hope for real grandchildren sometime in their lives.