About our Kitchens specialist staff

About our Kitchens specialist staff

Fred Varney Company was established in Wolfeboro in 1935 offering high quality cabinetry products and services. Charlie Pearson joined the company in 1973 and eight years later purchased the Fred Varney Company. Today, Charlie and the experienced design staff at Fred Varney Company continue to offer high-quality products and outstanding services.

Fred Varney Company continually develops great rapport with their customers while creating beautiful and efficient kitchens to fit a variety of workspace.

Charlie Pearson

Charlie Pearson

Owner Charles Pearson has over 30 years of experience overseeing the business of kitchen design, assessing the quality of available products, selecting top-quality products featured by the company and managing installation of clients' choices. Underlying his expertise is a degree in business management. Charlie has been fortunate to have found a great group of people to represent Fred Varney Company. Together they create a warm, inviting and relaxed atmosphere for customers to choose a kitchen design.

Philip Hunter

Philip Hunter

Philip Hunter started with Fred Varney Company in 1996. With an eye for creating innovative workspaces, Philip enjoys the diversity of kitchen cabinet projects. From the small work space to the grand design of a lakefront home - no two designs are ever alike.

Philip holds an architecture degree from Wentworth Institute and has numerous years experience in the building field. Philip has 10 years experience in both the architectural and soft sculpture design.

As a native of the Wolfeboro area, Philip enjoys boating on Lake Winnipesaukee in the summer time. Off season adventures vary from hiking in the fall to snowshoeing in the winter months.

Dianne Willand

Dianne Willand

Dianne Willand loves working with various customers. From the home-owner who may not be sure of what they want in a kitchen, to the interior decorator who has a complete vision of the style, color, finish of the entire room.

Seeing a job through to completion and customer satisfaction is a great feeling as a kitchen designer. Dianne started at Fred Varney Company is 1982 and has worked with various projects from the large scaled vacation home to remodeling a small kitchen.

Recently Dianne and her husband designed a new kitchen in their 18th century home located in South Wolfeboro. With a passion for baking, Dianne knew exactly what to choose for her new workspace.
Second favorite pastime: Snowmobiling!

Carolyn Brown

Carolyn Brown

Carolyn Brown joined Fred Varney Company in October of 2008. She brings over 5 years of kitchen design experience to the company. Coming from a family of builders, Carolyn learned how to envision projects from conception to completion leading to her desire to become an architectural designer. After taking classes in architectural design throughout high school, she first started her career by designing custom swimming pools. This experience helped her to build her customer service skills as well as her design skills. With an eye for detail and love of artistic expression, designing kitchens gives her the ability to do both. To serve the diverse needs of her clients, she has designed all types of kitchens from traditional to contemporary styles.

In her free time, Carolyn enjoys all of the activities that draw people to the Lakes Region area like kayaking, wake boarding, hiking and biking. She also enjoys spending time with her husband and their daughter, Norah.