Employee Spotlight – Christina is one of our talented interior designers. Detailed, focused, and always willing to go above and beyond, Christina is a true team player. We are fortunate to have her knowledge and leadership on our design team!
Name: Christina Balk
Position at Hannaher’s: Interior Designer
Hometown: Walhalla, ND
City you live in: Fargo, ND
How long have you worked at Hannaher’s? I have been with Hannaher’s for five years this June.
Describe what you do in your role at Hannaher’s:
As an Interior Designer, my role at Hannaher’s is to find solutions for clients through design and space planning, product selections, finish specifications and project coordination.
What is your favorite thing about your job at Hannaher’s?
The most exciting part of my job is being on site during the final furniture installation phase of a project and seeing months of hard work come together in a successful solution for the client.
What is the proudest moment you’ve had working at Hannaher’s?
The proudest moment I’ve had has been completing an extensive hospital project, from the client’s initial planning ideas, to product and finish selections, through the final installation phase.
Three words to describe working at Hannaher’s:
Collaborative, Exciting, and Fast-Paced
Where did you go to college and what is your degree in?
I attended North Dakota State University in Fargo, where I earned a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design.
People would be surprised if they knew:
I have traveled to eight countries, including Canada, Mexico, England, France, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, and the Netherlands.
What is your favorite local restaurant?
The Toasted Frog in downtown Fargo.
When are you the happiest?
I am the happiest when I am at the lake with my family in the summertime, even on the cloudiest and rainiest days.
What do you to do recharge?
When I need to recharge, I enjoy being outside, hitting up the aisles of Target, and cleaning my house.
What do you like to do for fun in your spare time? Any hobbies?
When I’m not at work, I continually tap into my creative side through reading, photography, and designing and building things with my husband.
Tell us about your family:
My husband and I met while attending NDSU and are fortunate to have two children that add so much joy to our lives. I absolutely love coming from a large family that includes four siblings, two brothers-in-law, and three nephews and nieces. There is definitely never a shortage of entertainment and chaos at family gatherings!