Custom Project Manager
Naomi's owner Celina Williams, originally from Laos, has cultivated her business sense being surrounded by business-oriented family members from a very young age. The oldest of five children, her mother worked in wholesale, boutique clothing, importing and exporting and computers during Celina’s childhood. At the age of 19, Celina moved across the world to the United States eventually landing in Oregon where she married Mark in 1998.
When Celina isn’t at the store she enjoys cooking for her husband and daughter, entertaining friends and family, knitting, being outdoors, involved at their church, or traveling with her husband, Mark.
Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, Mark Williams has been influenced by his self-employed family line. A natural entrepreneur and fan of fixing anything and everything he can get his hands on, Mark enjoys working at, on and in the store alongside Celina.
In his spare time you can find Mark dirt biking, work on handy-man projects, attending their daughter’s sports events, helping around the business and traveling with Celina.
Project Consultant (Lady Yoda of the Team)
A veteran among Naomi’s Lampshades & Lamps is Betty Jondahl, who has been a part of the company for almost 40 years. Specializing in lamp repairs, creation and design of lamps, Betty loves the creative and artistic aspect of her job. She enjoys the challenge that there is always something new to work on.
A pervious ceramicist, Betty has always has in interest in things creative and artsy. Her love of antiques and light fixtures has always been engrained in who she is. She was able to change her hobby into a profession when she began working at Naomi’s and hasn’t looked back since.
Project Consultant (Queen of the Finials)
An employee of Naomi’s Lampshades & Lamps for almost 20 years, Arina Hall specializes in sales, customer service, repairs, consulting design and qualifies as a part-time electrician, to name a few. Born and raised in Oregon, Arina loves that she has the chance to create something new, exciting and pretty on a daily basis.
Known for her vision and ideas on making lamps, Arina is a true people person. In her spare time, Arina can be found hitting the gym, or picking up a good sci-fi novel, or keeping in touch with her globe trotting daughter.
Decorating Consultant (Our Resident In-House Decorator)
A true employee herself with over 16 years experience working at Naomi’s, Julia Rich specializes in decorating and staging the shop, floor design and creative conceptualization. Born in Indiana, Julia moved her family to Oregon after her husband came to work in his family business. You can find Julia decorating, moving around furniture, going for nature walks, or reading through British redecorating magazines for inspiration.