Our Team


Alban Gega

Owner and Designer

Alban Gega is the founder of Spotlight Kitchen and Bath. From the get-go, he had a vision and a dream of opening his own design center but like most things, this did not happen overnight. Alban applies his passion and experience in a field where he can bring design concepts to life. Alban spent years designing at various design firms and countertop fabrication centers. His eclectic style sets him apart from other designers because his layouts are truly conversation starters. He is famous for working with very talented interior designers and builders all over New England. Alban enjoys meeting with clients and collectively working with their team of contractors as well as other designers.


    Ariela Ormenaj

    Design Assistant and Operations Manager

    Ariela is our Design Assistant and Operations Manager. She graduated from Clark University with a double Bachelor's in Economics and Business Administration Management. Having several years of experience in design and operational roles, she enjoys organizing and developing new processes to simplify the processes for our clients. She is the youngest member of our team, but she incorporates her fresh outlook on design and innovation in day to day design making decisions.


      Leanne Richard

      Design Lead and Architect

      Leanne Richard is the design lead and has an architectural background. She graduated UMASS Amherst in 2011 with a bachelor's in Architecture and minor in Building Construction Technologies. With an extraordinary background in kitchen and bath design, Leanne is truly an expert in the field. She was awarded the exclusive 30 Under 30 Award that was given to her by the National Kitchen and Bath Association in 2015. An award given to exceptional professionals of the industry under 30 years old. Leanne enjoys being challenged and learning new innovative ways that keep up with the volatile design world.


        Justin Havalotti

        Senior Designer

        Justin Havalotti is our senior designer and has more than 20 years of experience in kitchen design. He works with numerous builders and clientele. He has seen projects anywhere from small and mighty to large and luxurious and is no stranger to complex design layouts. If you are looking for a designer that knows extensive ins and out of the kitchen and bath industry, Justin is your guy! He is extremely knowledgeable and has worked with a tremendous number of different products over his years of experience. He is very engaging and has a contagious sense of humor. He tries to simplify the process for clients and is very attentive to client needs and daily function in the kitchen.


          Ted Lochner


          Ted Lochner is a Certified Kitchen Designer and has an extensive background in design work that exceeds 30 years. He studied Historical Preservation and Architecture at Roger Williams in Rhode Island before getting into kitchen design. Ted pays very close attention to detail and has a very meticulous style of designing. Clients get a very personable experience with Ted as he takes customer service to the next level.