Meet The Team

Kelly Osten

Owner + Designer

Kelly, Grosse Pointe native, graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management. Principal designer and owner of Closet Connections, she has combined her background in supply chain with the closet design business. 

Kelly loves problem solving and is passionate about designing custom storage solutions.

While not at work, Kelly enjoys spending time with her husband and children. She loves cycling and golfing in her free time. 


Christine Wurm


Christine, Grosse Pointe native, has been in the Closet Design business for over thirty years. She has designed and installed closets across Grosse Pointe and all over the Metro Detroit area. She has built a top tier reputation for herself and built a significant client profile. 

While not at work, Christine enjoys cooking, gardening, knitting, and spending time with her grandchildren. 

Aubrey, Grosse Pointe native and Michigan State University alum has combined her background in Supply Chain with the Closet Design business. While not at work, she loves spending time with her husband and three children. She enjoys spending time up north and relaxing with a glass of wine. Aubrey is a huge MSU fan, travel lover and book reader. She spends the winter skiing and summers on the boat.  

Aubrey Crawford


Ashlynn is a third year student studying Finance and Marketing at Wayne State University.

She manages our website and social media accounts. She also develops and organizes our marketing materials.

While not at work or school, Ashlynn enjoys dedicating her time toward her Sorority's philanthropy. She enjoys brunching on the weekends with friends and getting a good workout in. 

Kathy Mermiges

Office Manager

Kathy is a lifelong Grosse Pointer who 

loves spending time with her husband and four daughters. She has been with us for 

a few years now and has perfected a system that keeps all of us organized in the office. Kathy is instrumental towards keeping our office running efficiently. While she's not at work, she enjoys crocheting, sewing, gardening, and spending the weekends at her cottage. 

Ken Palmer


"I enjoy finishing the workday with all of my fingertips."

Tony Coffin


Jalen Matthews


Christian Elbert

Christian enjoys volunteering at the Humane Society. He has recently taken up archery with his ten year old daughter. He enjoys rebuilding boats in his free time and loves live music. 

Jalen enjoys skateboarding and stays

busy building things. He's recently taken

up snowboarding this Winter. You can

find him staying active outside on the weekends. 

Ashlynn Robinson

Social Media Marketing Director

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