Meet the Team
Julie Rae Russell - Owner/NOVARAE Interiors
Co-Owner and Certified Interior Decorator with over 10 years’ experience as a Project Manager, Julie is a visionary who has an artistic nature and a flare for design and fashion. She oversees the NovaRae Design and onsite team and manages project timelines and construction calendars. Julie also manages Builder relations. She has an enthusiastic approach to marketing and engagement in our community. Julie loves music, outdoor life and being a mom.
Lee-Anne Nova Wright - Owner/NOVARAE Interiors
With over 20 years in Office Administration, Renovation Consulting and Project Managing in the Construction Industry; Lee-Anne is the Co-Owner and office manager coordinating all administrative and finance activities. You know you’re in good hands with her sincere, up front and protective nature. Lee-Anne is an extremely organized leader with a mind like a steel trap. She manages scheduling and finances while keeping a clear line of communication open and ensuring projects are running smoothly and naturally instilling confidence within our clients. Lee-Anne has a passion for photography & travel.
Brittany Davenport - Designer
With certificates in Interior Decorating, Audtocad Drafting, Carpentry and Joinery, Brittany has a natural eye for design and works closely with clients. Focusing on renovations and new builds by selecting interior and exterior finishes that bring unity and flow to projects. Brittany is outgoing, organized and very creative. She enjoys Art, up cycling furniture and anything outdoors.
Carly Banks - Estimator
With over 12 years construction Estimating and project Management experience, Carly enjoys her part-time position, working with our team, suppliers, trades and clients to budget and manage project costs. Usually the first person you’ll meet on the NovaRae team, she’s a pro at understanding the client’s vision. With an eye for design and depth of scope, Carly works together with NovaRae team members to put comprehensive estimates together. Her attention to detail and witty humor keeps our team on the ball. A mother of two, Carly is also a Ayurvedic health coach, and spends the rest of her work week supporting the well-being of women and families at www.thehabit.net.
Lisa Donnahee - Project Coordinator
With a Degree in business and over 20 years working in customer care, Lisa is extremely detail orientated and instills confidence in our clients and the team. While liaising between the designers and the trades to oversee procurement of projects, Lisa also runs NovaRae’s Social Media and is the full-time presence at the office. In her spare time, she amuses herself through meme’s and witty banter, exploring new and exciting places and spending time with her dogs.
Madelene Bonneteau - Designer
With a Diploma in Interior Design; Madelene works closely with our renovation clients to select everything from flooring and cabinetry to paint and fixtures. She excels at redesigning layout and drafting that help to bring any project to life. Her positive energy and smile is contagious. Madeline enjoys spending time with her Family, doing crafts and is a mastermind at throwing celebrations.