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Jackson Design & Remodeling Designer Tatiana Machado-Rosas Earns CKD Certification from National Kitchen and Bath Association

(April 29, 2010 - San Diego, Calif.) --- Jackson Design & Remodeling (winner of the 2007 and 2009 BBB Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics) is proud to announce that Senior Designer Tatiana Machado-Rosas has earned a CKD Certification (Certified Kitchen Designers) from the NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association).

NKBA's CKD® certification program requires designers to have a minimum of 7 years experience designing residential kitchen spaces. They are highly skilled in design, space planning and product selection and have extensive knowledge of building codes, flooring materials, appliances, and mechanical systems. They write specifications and draw plans that are easily interpreted by plumbers, electricians, and installers. A CKD must meet specific educational requirements and pass a comprehensive academic and practical exam.

Originally from Mexico City, Tatiana graduated from the Design Institute of San Diego with a BFA in Interior Design and has excelled in the field for over 15 years. As Jackson Design and Remodeling's design department manager and senior designer, her broad range of talent is evident in the style and functionality she infuses into each project she undertakes and her work has received dozens of industry awards and honors.

Tatiana is a member of ASID (American Society of Interior Designers), the NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association) and is a National Association of Home Builders' Certified Green ProfessionalTM CGP. Her projects have been published numerous times in Better Homes and Gardens, San Diego Home and Garden, San Diego Magazine and the Union Tribune. A prestigious newspaper in Mexico has featured weekly articles on design trends with Tatiana's collaboration, and her projects have been displayed in the ASID Kitchen Tour since 2002. Tatiana's distinct talent, attention to client satisfaction and remarkable project outcomes are all part of her substantial contribution to JDR.

About Jackson Design and Remodeling
Jackson Design and Remodeling has been serving the San Diego community for 20 years. Todd Jackson, President and CEO, has established an enduring tradition of quality and service in the remodeling industry. Jackson and his team have won numerous awards for their work, including 23 COTY awards, several Chrysalis awards and the 2007 and 2009 Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics. The company has been named one of Inc Magazine's fastest growing companies for two years in a row, is one of the San Diego Business Journal's "100 Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies" for a third consecutive year and has also received Remodeling Magazine's coveted "Big50 Award." JDR offers design-build services giving clients peace of mind that the entire remodeling process, from start to finish, will be seamless. This approach allows for creative thinking, detailed planning and exceptional project management, and is the reason why JDR has built a trusted reputation in the industry for its quality work and commitment to client service. For more information, visit, call (619) 442-6125 or follow us on facebook: Jackson Design & Remodeling and twitter @jacksondesign.