Dave started Foremost Interiors in 1982, the day after he graduated from The University of Utah. He had a truck, samples and only $50 but worked hard to grow the company into what it is today; Utah's premier source for interior design, flooring and home furnishings. Dave admires design artists Jennifer Bertrand and Mark Brunetz and is honored to have met and collaborated with each of them on projects for Design For A Difference.
When he is not a Foremost, Dave can be found taking advantage of the many outdoors activities Utah has to offer. He enjoys skiing, biking, hiking, boating, camping and traveling with his family.
Dave is a member of ASID, IDG, and the Park City HBA.
Since 1976 Terry Ann Olsen has been an Interior Designer active in the design community in various capacities throughout Utah, and joined forces with Foremost Interiors to expand their design department and to make their many products and services available to the design trade. Terry was President and Partner of Steve Peterson Interiors Unlimited, an ASID Industry Partner and design studio founded in 1974, who were also members of the prestigious International Design Guild.
From Inspiration to Installation, Terry has coordinated some of Utah's most beautiful homes and resort properties. She has won many awards, received the Best of State award for Interior Design and has been featured in several publications including Utah Valley Magazine, Salt Lake Living and Architectural Digest. She has appeared on HGTV's designer challenge as well as a guest on many radio and television programs. Terry has served on the board of the Provo/Orem Chamber of Commerce and as a mentor for UVU's business department. She is active in several Home Builder's associations and has designed too many Parade homes to keep track of!
Terry has been elected as the Professional Development Director on the ASID Intermountain Chapter board of directors for 2013-2015.
Terry is originally from Salem Oregon and is proud to be a "tree hugger." She and her husband Steve have a combined total of three daughters: Holly, Heidi, Whitney and one son, Dane. Daughter Holly has blessed them with three beautiful granddaughters. Maison , Addi, and Haidon was born on Terry's birthday, Sept 18. Whitney also has a little girl, London.
Steve and Terry are certified scuba divers and enjoy traveling anywhere anytime! They especially enjoy any sunny beach, Europe, and their next dream trip is to Italy.
Kristi studied interior design at Moorpark College and has worked as an office manager in the design industry for over 10 years. She joined the Foremost team in 2007 and has been dubbed Miss Congeniality by the staff for her outgoing personality and her desire to assist those who need it. Kristi admires designers Betty Lou Phillips and Salvador Dali and enjoys watching college football (mostly the University Of Utah), traveling, watching old movies, going to the opera and reading.
With over 33 years in the flooring and design business, I would love to help you with your project. Although I have a long list of accomplishments the only one I wish to brag about is my wife Barbara and the six children we have been blessed with!!!! Thank you for your business as it helps me provide for them.
Steve began his floor covering career as many in the industry do as an installer helper at the age of 17. After several years of training and experience he became proficient at all types of carpet and resilient installations in residential and commercial applications. He was Armstrong certified and installed flooring in many homes, schools, hospitals, churches, offices ect. over the next 17 years.
Steve joined the sales staff of Steve Peterson Interiors and was very successful over the next eight years in all types of flooring sales and service. A major accomplishment during this time was meeting and marrying his wife Terry Ann and beginning their family and life together.
In 1992 Steve joined Shaw Industries, the world's largest flooring manufacturer, as a Utah sales and service representative and spent the next seven years servicing major flooring dealers throughout the state.
In June of 2000 Steve and Terry and two partners purchased Steve Peterson Interiors Unlimited and continued to be a major part of the interior design business in Utah. SPI was involved in Parade of Homes in Utah Valley, Salt Lake City, Park City, and St. George, and won many awards including Best of State five times. He also served for five years on the Board of Directors for the Utah Floor Covering Association, and has earned the highest certification (CFE) of the World Floor Covering Association, one of less than 200 individuals nationwide to qualify.
Steve is happy to join Dave Aland and the staff at Foremost Interiors in our continuing endeavor to be "the best in the business".
Emily recently graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho with a degree in Interior Design. She came to foremost to intern and study interior design under Foremost's master designers. She likes to make homemade greeting cards, play the piano, watch movies and spend time with her friends and family. Emily likes the work of artists Ray Charles, Eames, Eero Saarinen, Piet Mondrian and Julius Shulman.
Emily is a member of ASID.
Gabriela has spent the last 15 years living and loving design and exploring art and architectures while traveling the world. Her farther introduced her to craftsmanship, textures and how to listen to the needs of others as she shadowed in his footsteps.
The ability to help create unique, intimate and individual spaces is what makes the design industry intriguing for her. Gabriela loves to tell a client's story through color, textures and chic vintage finds. She pulls off designing a space with ease and elegance.