Rep Categories Archives: Independent Sales Representative

Sales Representatives

Kim Knoechel

San Diego County
Phone: (618) 447-0348
Fax: (877)776-3251

Kim started with Collective Home in 2023, she brings eight years experience as a rep in this wonderfully fun wholesale gift industry. Originally from Illinois and a Midwest girl at heart she has found a great love for the local community where she lives, Temecula! A true hidden gem in Southern California.  Serving San Diego county, Imperial county and Temecula Valley she is always ready to serve your needs. She has excellent customer service, and looks for ways to personalize and find the right gift to fit your store. 

Susan Thoen

Director Of Sales
Phone: (678)215-4571
Fax: (213)260-8465 

Our Sales Director, Susan Thoen, has been in the Gift & Home trade for over 30 years and brings her excellent skills to the Collective Home team. With the Customer always in mind, her goal is to curate the best products from the many skilled Craftsman and Vendors in our Industry. With an eye for style, color and relevance, she has helped deliver happiness to all of the Trade Shows and Showrooms and Customers in our Region

Peggy Watson

Los Angeles County, Beach Cities & E-Commerce Sites
Phone: (760)473-7191
Fax: (213)260-8465

Peggy Watson is our fabulous E-Commerce sales specialist and now represents the city of Los Angeles & it’s Beach Cities from Redondo Beach to Malibu!

She brings years of expertise in this industry, and a wealth of knowledge and best practices to all of our Customers and Vendors. She has worked as a Sales Rep, as a Sales Manager and Product Developer. Peggy understands what it takes to make it happen and we are so happy to have her on our team.

Connie Hiss

Orange County & The Desert Region
Phone: (949) 295-9405

After repping over 35 years in Southern California, and with a few extra years in Indiana, I am back! Back to the Southern California territories and customers I love in the Desert and Orange County. Also, so exited to return to Collective Home. It’s amazing to rep such beautiful products and lines, Just like a Golden Retriever, I am so happy to see my customers again!

Contact her today to learn more about our wonderful Vendors & top sellers.


Diane Rosensweig

San Francisco & North Peninsula
Phone: (650)323-9252
Fax: (650)323-1617

Diane joined our Sales team with great experience Eleven Years ago, she is an expert in the field of customer service, events and product knowledge for both vendors and customers. She lives outside San Francisco, is an avid dog lover and her vast knowledge of this business shows in her set of skills that brings expertise to all her customers as well as a passion for every endeavor she takes on.


Tenaya Ann T.

Santa Barbara & Ventura County, Bakersfield, The San Fernando Valley, Burbank & Pasadena,
Phone: (760)224-5473
Fax: (213)260-8465

Tenaya joined our team in 2015 as the LA Showroom Manager & Social Media Coordinator. With an extensive background in sales & merchandising for small retailers & department stores she brings with her an understanding of today’s marketplace.

She is now representing exclusively Bakersfield, Santa Barbara County, Montecito, Ojai, Ventura County, The San Fernando Valley, Burbank, La -Canada/Flintridge, Pasadena, South Pasadena & San Marino.


Mardy West

Sacramento, North East, East Bay, Napa, & Sonoma Counties.
Phone: (916 )396-5520
Fax: ( 916) 939-9906

Mardy West has been with Collective Home for Seven years, and has been a sales representative in Northern California for the past 9 years. Her customers give “raving reviews” for excellent service and always going the extra mile. Mardy’s great attitude brings big smiles to customers and friends alike and her passion is evident as she takes on all new opportunities for growing in this ever-changing business.

Mardy now covers the beautiful Napa and Sonoma Valley’s and continues to bring her creativity and strong background to all old and new relationships in our business.


Michele Zimmerman

Las Vegas, Arizona, New Mexico & Utah
Phone: (480)861-4267
Fax: (480)452-0506

As an Arizona expert, Michele has been living in the Phoenix area for over 20 years! During this time she has worked in both the retail and interior design part of our industry. One of her hobbies is entertaining because she says,

“I get to use my creativity to make everything a wonderful warming experience for my loved ones.” – Michele Zimmerman

Her educational background is Interior Design, having graduated from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising! Michele is a wonderfully positive & upbeat person with vast knowledge of our industry.