Our Team

If you want to be the best, you need the best on your team

Brandon Blake, ASPM

Owner & CEO

Brandon Blake took ownership of Traditions Interiors – now THE STAGING COMPANY in 2019. Bringing years of experience from B2B services, he leads the team and industry to higher levels through flawless customer services and innovative sales and marketing ideas.

Serving on boards of several industry leadership organizations and the Executive Leadership Team of HSRA, he has a unique pulse on the industry as a whole and the things our clients need most from us.

Erin Alva, ASP

Professional Stager

Erin has been an outstanding addition to the team. She believes that “with a few intentional pieces, every space has the opportunity to be the best version it can be.” While knowing there is an overall template and plan for a space, the staging process at THE STAGING COMPANY allows for creative teamwork and an artful approach. 

In explaining her love of the industry and her team, she explains, “I love that every morning there is an overall excitement and drive to take on the challenges and projects for that day.”

Lee Ann Kramer, AASID & ASPM

Lead Designer

With numerous awards over the years – including the President’s Award for last year’s Parade Of Homes – and more than 28 years combined in the retail and design industry, Lee Ann proudly leads the interior design division at THE STAGING COMPANY.  

Her attention to detail and customer service, including her expert sourcing, makes her a top choice for new construction interior design projects from builders and homeowners alike. Her experience and  excellence are clearly evident in all her projects.

Ty Ruby, ASP

Professional Stager

Armed with interior design studies at Texas State University and prior experience with clients such as HGTV, The Cooking Channel, and Better Homes & Gardens, Ty channels his love of design into client projects with THE STAGING COMPANY.  His favorite part? The ability to transform spaces to embody lifestyle, acknowledging “your environment shapes the way you feel and can be a reflection of you or how you want to be.” Ty works seamlessly with the design team to produce one successful project after another.

Frannie Roberts, ASP

Professional Stager

Frannie is skilled in every part of the business from staging and design to operations. Her interior design studies at the University of Texas and management of an 8,000 sq ft  antiques mall make her a powerhouse in the industry. “I love helping clients refine their look,” she says. Adding, “I am able to visualize what a house needs and define specific areas for their maximum potential.” Clearly unfazed by obstacles, we asked Franny what her favorite projects have beens? The most challengin – model and parade homes.