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Meet Our Team

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.

Rick Baker

Rick Baker

Owner

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.

 

Diane Baker

Diane Baker

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.

 

David Baker

David Baker

CEO

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.  David recently returned to California and has stepped into Galaxy Draperies as the new Director of Operations and has evolved the company into a modern and tech savvy organization that utilizes new technology daily. David has his hands involved in every department ensuring they are running smoothly.

Education: Colorado State University
Major: Business Management
Minor: Marketing and Entrepreneurship

Matthew Baker

Matthew Baker

Director of Sales

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 as a design consultant. Matthew mainly focuses on our B2B clients but loves helping each and every one of you. He also works with the TOP interior designs, builders, and realtors in the area. 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. To see some of the amazing houses he’s worked on, click here

Certifications:

  • Exciting Windows
  • A collection of window covering companies that provides a 4 way guarantee and 21 points of peerless service.
  • Certified Motorization Specialist
Daisy Guzman

Daisy Guzman

Director of Operations

Daisy is one of our most “seasoned” team members and has been with us since 2013. Her expertise in Customer Service, Window Coverings and Team Development helped pave the way for her current role as Head of Operations. Daisy has received certified training for multiple products, sales training and most recently earned a “Teamwork” recognition award by Galaxy Draperies. She is passionate about her role which is mainly focused on process efficiencies that promote customer satisfaction.

Education: College of the Canyons
Major: Business
Fun Facts: She was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley and she is the second person in her family to work for Galaxy Draperies!

Cristina Dredla

Cristina Dredla

Sales Operations Manager

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.

Education: UNLV
Certifications: “Dedicated” core value 2018, Lean Certification-2018
Fun Facts: Cristina is a self proclaimed cat lady!

 

Jenna Baker

Business Development Manager

Jenna Baker is the youngest of the 3 Baker children. After graduating from the University of Colorado at Boulder, Jenna started her career in marketing and direct sales in Colorado, Utah, and Houston, TX. Jenna started her own direct sales and marketing firm in Texas in 2015. She later sold it when she decided to get a different experience. She joined a start up company where she continued to fine tune her skills of corporate marketing and sales experience. At the beginning of 2018, Jenna decided to finally join the family business, packed her bags, and moved to sunny California. Jenna’s main focus at Galaxy Draperies is marketing, lead generation (roadshows and home shows), building growing relationships with other businesses, managing the scheduling department, and recruitment! Jenna is excited to use the skills she learned throughout her career to help develop more business for Galaxy for years to come

Education: University of Colorado at Boulder
Major:  Art Sciences with an emphasis in Psychology and Sociology

Debbie Snider

Sales Manager

Debbie Snider is the Sales Manager at Galaxy Draperies. With 19 years in the window covering industry so your projects are in the best hands! Debbie also owned her own garment manufacturing company for 13 years! In her free time, Debbie is an avid road cyclist. She’s completed 3 Century Rides (100 Miles!)

 

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