Duet Design Group Foundation

About the Foundation

We founded the Duet Design Group Foundation, a registered 501(c)(3), because we believe that everyone should have access to relaxing, beautiful environments. Through our years in the business, we discovered that if a person is comfortable with where they live and work, they are happier, more productive, and more confident in everything they do. That's why it's the mission of the Duet Design Group Foundation to bridge the gap between interior design and the general public, and why we seek to improve the lives of residents of the Denver area who are unable to take advantage of professional design services by creating healing and soothing environments that would otherwise not be available to such individuals.

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Foundation Members

President

Lezlie brings over 30 years of experience to Duet, having run a high profile medical practice, conducting bookkeeping for a startup technology company, and volunteering extensively in the Denver community, while raising four children. Lezlie manages the day to day activity of Duet, as well as keeping the finances in order. In her spare time, Lezlie plays golf, bridge, reads and hangs out with friends and family, and enjoys time with her grandchildren.

Lezlie Goldberg

President

Strategic entrepreneur with an eye for creativity and design perfection, who continuously excels in every aspect of interior design. From the onset of her career, Cullen took the model home industry by storm, mentoring and managing successful design teams through thoughtful leadership. With well over 800 homes in her portfolio, Miranda has been recognized by her peers with multiple awards and accolades. A strong personal following of residential and commercial clients from California to Colorado repeatedly seek out Cullen’s professional expertise. Miranda views every project as a unique puzzle, challenging her to create designs that surpass client’s expectations. Cullen’s work has been featured on Houzz, LUXE magazine, Colorado Homes & Lifestyles and nationally recognized by the Home Builders Association. Fulfilling a lifetime dream of giving back, Cullen recently launched a foundation with business partner Tobin extending their design services through charitable activities.

Miranda Cullen

Creative, multi-faceted entrepreneur and interior designer who has the capacity to take the fear out of change while providing her clients with the vision to imagine the possibilities. Many have said Devon’s personality is contagious with the unique ability to excite and inspire. She designs with function before form, understanding how spaces will be used prior to design. Even before professional training, Devon could create environments that attracted those around her. Certified in sustainable design, Devon strives to become an advocate for the Tiny House Nation. Her expansive and diverse portfolio has not gone unnoticed attracting clientele across both commercial and residential markets. A fourth generation Colorado native, Devon graduated from both University of Colorado Boulder and Art Institute of Colorado. Tobin’s work has been featured in LUXE magazine, 5280 Home and Denver Life Home + Design.

Devon Tobin

Tim Buese joined the Duet Design Group Foundation Board in 2014. Tim is retired from Abbott Laboratories, where he was responsible for Global US Military sales. Prior to his tenure at Abbott Laboratories, he was an International Sales Director for Experimental and Applied Sciences (EAS) in Golden CO. In addition to his service for Duet, Tim serves as a Director for the Four Seasons Vail and volunteers at Graland Country Day School. He holds a BBA from Western Michigan University and an MBA from Regis University. Tim lives in Denver, Colorado with his wife and three children.

Tim Buese

Joshua Sroge began his career in New York City working for a classical music agency prior to relocating to Colorado in 1995. His professional experience spans various industries in a CFO capacity, providing strategic finance and accounting services. Joshua works with early to mid-stage technology companies to raise capital, develop infrastructure, and enable commercialization. In addition to the Duet Foundation, he volunteers his time with the Emergency Family Assistance Association in Boulder and CU Leeds Business School.

Joshua Sroge

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Kristin joined the Duet Design Group Foundation Board in 2018. A Colorado business owner, Kristin is President of Oxeye Group LLC, a strategic advisory firm focused on strategic intelligence program development, competitive intelligence, geopolitical risk, and international market entry. She previously worked for a global business risk consultancy in Manhattan and served as a Political Officer in the U.S. Department of State’s Foreign Service. She received her master’s degree in Governmental Administration from the University of Pennsylvania and her bachelor’s degree in International Politics from Pennsylvania State University. In addition to her work with Duet, she also serves on the boards of the Contemporary Alliance and the 7th Avenue Neighborhood Association. Kristin lives in Denver, CO, with her husband and daughter.

Kristin Bahnsen

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Kelly Wright joined the Duet Design Group Foundation Board in 2018. Kelly has more than 10 years’ experience in commercial banking and is a Commercial Relationship Manager with Community Banks of Colorado. Kelly earned her bachelor’s degree in Finance and Marketing from the University of Tampa graduating magna cum laude. She is actively involved and volunteers with various community organizations including Urban Peak and Junior Achievement. Kelly lives in Aurora, CO, with her husband and daughter.

Kelly Wright

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Richard S. Strauss, Esq. is Of Counsel at S&D Law. Mr. Strauss has over 40 years of experience as a practicing attorney. After graduating from the University of Colorado (Boulder) with distinction in 1974, Mr. Strauss received a J.D. degree from the University of Denver College of Law in 1977. Mr. Strauss was associated with the long-time Denver law firm of Hochstadt, Straw, Strauss & Silverman, P.C. since 1977, first as an associate, then as a Partner, and was managing Partner from 2000 until joining S&D Law (formerly known as Silver & DeBoskey, a Professional Corporation) in 2014. Richard has been listed in Colorado Super Lawyers since 2012 and was elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates in 2016. He was Treasurer of the Denver Bar Association from 2006-2012 and has been an administrator of the Waterman Fund, a trust devoted to providing financial assistance to disabled or incapacitated attorneys, since 2014. He currently sits on the Legal Committee of Kavod Senior Living, a retirement/assisted living community in the Denver Cherry Creek area.

Richard S. Strauss

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