Design Team


Erik Humphrey, Owner/Designer

Erik began his career in furniture and interior design 27 years ago. He has designed homes and retreats for clients all over the United States. Erik also has a passion for remodeling and restoring homes in Idaho and Arizona. Erik was born and raised in Idaho. He moved to Arizona in 1990 to pursue a Bachelor's Degree in Finance from Arizona State University. His ability to create beautiful environments while being sensitive to the financial parameters of each project make Erik unique in the design industry. Erik met and married his wife Katie 29 years ago and they are now raising 3 beautiful children in North Central Phoenix.  Erik and his family believe that giving back to the community is equally important. They are active supporters of Barrow Neurological Institute for the treatment and support they provide to current and past adults and children with brain tumors. Their favorite charity is the Brain Tumor Foundation at BNI. For a link to Erik's Honor page please click here


Julie Roble - Designer

Julie has over 30 years experience in Interior Design with a Bachelor of Science Degree from Woodbury University in Los Angeles, California. Her  vast experience includes residential and commercial projects with a broad range of styles, providing a complete package of Interior Design Services. Excellent at blending and creating clients requests from traditional, transitional and contemporary; including remodeling, new build, furnishings and accessories. Julie demonstrates  strong collaborative skills in designing, planning, coordinating and executing projects for her clients. She is dedicated to providing excellent customer service, creating a unique identity for each project, while establishing a trust and building strong relationships. Outside of Hyde Park Interiors, Julie enjoys playing tennis, hiking, antiquing and volunteering.


Nikki Peres - Manager/Designer

Nikki brings 13 years of design experience to the team at Hyde Park Interiors. She has a degree in Interior Design from the Art Institute of Las Vegas. She specializes in Auto CAD drafting and space planning. She has worked on a broad range of projects, from 5-star hotels to luxury homes. Nikki’s passion for design and attention to detail will ensure that your project is in the very best hands. Her belief is that designing should be a fun and exciting experience for both the client and the designer. Nikki and her husband Curtis currently live in Scottsdale with their beautiful baby girl.


Vonice Veltkamp - Interior Designer

Vonice joined our team in October. She made her way back to the Valley after being in Montana for a few years. We are so pleased to have her here working with the Hyde Park team. Her personal bio will  be posted soon.  


Aaron Prieskorn - Operations Manager


Aaron has been working in the furniture industry for over 14 years, from high-end fine furnishings all the way to consignment. At Hyde Park Interiors, you will find Aaron handling daily showroom needs, assisting customers, and facilitating office operations. Aaron also takes special care in placing furniture, hanging artwork, and carrying heavy items, all done with professionalism and an eye for detail. Customer service is his first priority, and he will always strive to make sure that the needs of the client are met and beyond satisfactory. Aaron is married to Tangie, and they have three beautiful children – 2 girls and one boy. Outside of Hyde Park Interiors, he enjoys hiking, working out, reading, and spending time with his family.


Sarah Tschappler - Design Assistant

Sarah brings 5 years of experience in working exclusively with interior fabrics. She has a degree in Interior Design from Bob Jones University and is a native to the Valley. Sarah is assisting our design team at Hyde Park Interiors and Fine Rugs as our Administrative Assistant. Her attention to detail and professional style assures our great clients the best experience in design and service. Sarah loves hiking, reading, knitting, playing piano and spending time with family and friends. She is thrilled with the opportunity to work with and get to know all of our clients.


Monika Zolnierczyk - Admin. Assistant/Bookkeeper

Monika is a recent graduate of ASU and we are so happy to have her join the Hyde Park Interiors team. 

Her personal bio coming soon!


Blake Tartaglio - Install Assistant

Blake is our newest team member. Blake helps with installations, deliveries, warehouse and general office assistance. 


Brian Shanley - Hyde Park Fine Rugs Manager

Brian has over 34 years invested in the Oriental rug business. Born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, Brian learned the rug business from the bottom up, cleaning and delivering rugs for Chicago’s most prestigious antique rug dealer. He soon gravitated into sales, and shortly afterwards, into management. He has extensive knowledge in antique, modern and new Oriental rugs from around the world.


Sharon Seifert - Manager Hyde Park Fine Art

Sharon has been in the art business for 29 years. As a graduate of the American Academy of Art in Chicago, she learned early-on to merge her artistic gifts with business. She has represented regional and nationally-known artists in Chicago and Santa Fe. More recently, she spent 19 years as an Art Consultant serving interior designers in specifying art for commercial, healthcare and residential

environments. Combining deep industry knowledge and creativity, Sharon is the solutions expert connecting clients with art they will enjoy for a lifetime. 

Outside of HPFA, she can found running in the desert, hiking or mountain biking. She lives in Phoenix with her husband Ted and dog Piya.


Erik's Family - Katie, Annie, Charlie and Bennett

Family is important to us. We want our team, clients and friends to always know that we love them and value the relationships we have. Being a brain tumor survivor, Erik and I are fully aware that being part of a large extended family brings much joy and support to life. We are grateful! - Katie