Founded in 1976 by Muriel Baker, Galaxy Draperies employs three generations of Bakers all with the same goal, to work together to help you design and select the window coverings of your dreams. With our help, we will take your house and turn it in to the home of your dreams one window at a time.
Take a minute and find out about the individuals that make Galaxy Draperies what it is today. You can contact them directly with any questions you may have about window coverings. Have you recently worked with one of our employees and want to tell us how your experience was with them? We appreciate and value any feedback you can give as we are continuously striving to get better at what we do every single day.
Owner / CEO
Rick Baker is a 40 year veteran of the window coverings industry and together with his family, runs Galaxy Draperies. Rick is nationally recognized as the leader of one of the highest quality major drapery businesses in North America. Rick frequently lectures at industry conventions throughout the country. In addition to his skills of overseeing their drapery workroom he is certified in home automation and design by several industry leading companies. Rick leads a team of skilled designers and also works with interior designers helping to create rooms they are all proud of. In addition to his vast array of knowledge in the window covering arena he is certified as a color specialist by PPG Industries, a global leader in the paint and coatings industry. Over the years, Rick has developed a unique approach in helping his clients create rooms they can be proud of for years and years.
Chief Financial Officer
Diane in an integral part of Galaxy Draperies and has been helping clients beautify their homes for the past 20 years. She is committed to providing each of her clients a personal experience through the process of turning “a house” into “their home.” Diane masterfully manages an in-house staff of 10 along with maintaining relationships with dozens of decorators, suppliers and manufacturers in the Greater Los Angeles Area. Along with running the day to day operations of Galaxy Draperies, Diane is always looking for ways to improve the experience her clients receive. It is her solemn goal to make sure that every single person that does business with Galaxy Draperies is 100% satisfied with the quality of the product, the design experience and the final install. Diane has taken her relentless work ethic that she has developed over the years and applied it to raising her three children who she is even more dedicated to than her work.
Director of Operations
David is the eldest son of Rick and Diane and the first member of the third generation of the family to join Galaxy Draperies. David worked at Galaxy Draperies during high school, but left to pursue other opportunities, continue his education, and gain valuable experience. After working as a sales manager and trainer at Constant Contact for the last four years. David recently returned to California and has stepped into Galaxy Draperies as the new Director of Operations.
Education: Colorado State University
Major: Business Management
Minor: Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Matthew started at Galaxy Draperies at age 17 as an installer and has been working with the company ever since. His extensive product knowledge, experience, and charm make him excellent at his role at a design consultant. He is passionate about sports, especially baseball. Matthew is the third generation to join Galaxy Draperies and is waiting to help you on your job.
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Daisy was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley. As the newest member of our customer service team, she has been with Galaxy since the beginning of 2013. Daisy has years of experience in the customer service department of several national chains. Quite often you will hear Daisy’s friendly voice when you call our office. Whether it is scheduling appointments with designers or checking status of your order, you will find that Daisy is always available to take good care of our clients.
Cristina was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, and moved to California in 2013. She has been with Galaxy Draperies since 2015. Cristina has worked in customer service for years and enjoys every minute of it. As a project manager, it is Cristina’s job to make sure every project goes smooth as butter from start to finish, and she does that job very well. If you call our office and speak with her, she is sure to assist you in any way she can.
Window Covering Consultant
After coming from an artistic background in the cosmetics and fashion industry, I found myself drawn to interior designer when I became a first time home owner. I have now been working in this field for over 25 years and enjoy every new client’s project. When the installation of their new products takes place and sharing the experience of complete satisfaction with every client, I am continually inspired and thrilled.
Window Covering Consultant
Erika Bratschie developed a passion for interior design at a very young age. She attended Santa Monica College and UCLA Extension for design, and has worked on projects ranging from contract corporate to high-end residential and model homes. Over the last seven years, she has chosen to focus her design efforts on custom window treatments and bedding. She really enjoys meeting people and dressing their windows to achieve a spectacular look through form and function.