Meet the Team
A bright and energetic group of talent, the Donna Mancini Interiors & Flooring team creates award winning designs featured in local leading publications. DMI&F offers a full range of design services for diverse and discerning clients. The creative spirit is infectious, with design projects, fabrics, material selections and the latest contemporary finds being carefully considered in the creative mélange known as DMI&F.
Create a Lasting Impression
As far back as she can remember, Donna was drawn to decorating and design and was passionate about finding ways to improve on spaces, whatever or wherever they were, so that those spaces could provide joy, comfort, beauty and functionality.
She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Connecticut’s School of Business and studied Interior Design at Fairfield University.
Donna has over 25 years of combined experience in business, real estate, interior design, and retail/sales management. She thrives in a fast-paced environment that allows her to share her strengths . . . adaptability, integrity, creativity and friendliness, and values her client, employee and contractor relationships tremendously.
When Donna and her family moved to beautiful St. Augustine 11 years ago, she knew that it offered the perfect opportunity to build a business doing what she loves! She is married to Michael and has 2 sons. When Donna isn’t working she enjoys running, yoga, movies, the beach and spending time with her family and friends.
“Client relationships are everything to me,
I am committed to excellence.”
Partner/Chief Operating Officer
We are about promoting better community and customer experiences in our local market. Following corporate roles for about 30 years, Mike has joined his partner to aid in the development of her vision of “Creating a Lasting Impression”. Mike’s past roles have given him significant experience in supply chain and operational management, finance, business development and customer service.
Mike is enjoying having the opportunity to work with local providers and customers to create their home experience. Other than work, Mike is passionate about his family, friends, sports and gym time.
Susan’s amiable nature led her to a 23 year career in the cable television advertising industry. Her love of helping others achieve their goals allowed her to grow in position over the years from account executive to General Manager. In addition, Susan had the opportunity to learn about the broadcast side of advertising, working for a local independent television station in Jacksonville, FL.
Susan switched careers and went to work for a fully managed virtual events company while her children were in school. There she produced webinars, webcasts and on-demand programs for paid to attend markets, specializing in continuing education.
Susan enjoys meeting new people and loves a challenge. She is excited to share with others the good news of Donna Mancini Interiors and Flooring.
Susan graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in Radio and Television. She is married to Perry and has two children, Andrew and Jessica.
An Interior Designer from the northwestern mountains of Colorado, Stephanie has built her career on the principal that successful design derives from a dedication to Functionality. Considering both the needs and desires of her clients, she creates designs as individual as the clients that inspired them.
As a young lady, Stephanie was always interested in her daily surroundings and how improving these environments could improve both productivity and mood. She took this passion and talent with her to the Art Institute of Colorado where she earned her Bachelor of Art and Science Degree in 2008. There she studied both Residential and Commercial Design with focused training in the Elements and Principles of Design and Architecture for Corporate, Hospitality and Healthcare Designs. Following her graduation, she obtained vast experience in both New and Existing Construction where her Education and Management Experience gives her the advantage on a variety of projects.
When Stephanie isn’t working, she enjoys traveling. Soaking up inspiration from art, theatre and music and seizing the opportunity to spend quality time with loved ones.
Joanne is an International Designer with a vast experience in all types of interiors and a wide portfolio of knowledge and projects. Her talent and experience in both residential and commercial design allows her to offer a unique approach and set of skills to her clients. She values collaboration with the ultimate goal of enhancing the surroundings and lives of her clients while creating the interior they envisioned.
Joanne Rumney, ASID, IIDA, is a licensed and certified Interior Designer with over 25 years of experience. She graduated from Portsmouth University, England with a 4 year Bachelor of Arts Degree in Interior Design. She obtained her NCIDQ qualification in 1999 and State of Florida Design license the following year. Since then, she has worked for several local design firms, owned her own company and partnered with other design professionals.
She has participated in several Design Competitions and ASID Show-houses. Her work has been published in Water’s Edge Magazine, Jacksonville Home Magazine and Schiffer publishing. She has been awarded for IIDA best retail showroom 2001, ASID First place Show-house Design, North Florida Chapter 2010 and IIDA Cocktail Couture Award 2013.
She and her husband Colin, relocated from England to Jacksonville in 1992 to be near family. Joanne enjoys spending time with her two children and husband, traveling to Europe and throughout the USA. When she’s not working she enjoys swimming, yoga and pilates, painting, art museums, theatre and shopping for design items!
It’s said; “if you love what you do then you will never work a day in your life.” Kati’s passion for design has shown her that this statement is not only true but attainable. In 2015, she graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Interior Design from Gwinnett Tech College in Georgia. Since graduating, Kati has been connecting with clients and helping them see their dreams of a functional, beautifully designed space come to fruition. Kati has spent the predominant amount of her professional life working as a Senior Design Associate, where she specialized in designing luxury kitchens and bathrooms. Her goal is to understand the desires of her clients and enhance their lives by helping them express their own personality through design. Kati now lives in Jacksonville and is elated to expand her creative pallet through collaboration with the talented and successful designers on the DMI&F team!
“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
In her free time, you will find Kati soaking in the Florida sunshine with her husband, Kevin. Her hobbies include travel, crafting, enjoying the serenity of nature, hiking, biking, expanding her taste for craft brews, and spending time with family, friends, and two rescued fur babies.
John came to us with 32 years of experience in countertop fabrication and building design including installations in remodels and new construction. John started his career in laminate countertops, Corian fabrication, working all phases of a custom cabinet shop and now in cabinet design. John’s diversified work experience and vision helps clients achieve their ultimate dream cabinet lay outs.
John enjoys spending his free time with his wife of 26 years, Georgia, and his two daughters, Chelsie who played volleyball in college and Tracey who is now playing softball in college. John also enjoys hunting and fishing in both Jacksonville and Buffalo.
After spending more than 10 years as a working actor in Hollywood and doing every kind of construction job in between, Steve moved on to different entrepreneurial interests. Love brought him to Northeast Florida and now he is using years of hands on construction experience to help clients realize their vision in both remodeling and new construction cabinetry. Steve brings over 30 years of experience along with a creative vision and also a keen understanding of cost sensitivity. Steve is happy to meet with you to help you realize your dreams and bring his expertise and experience to your project.