The Firm

Bellmont’s select cabinetry lines are custom built for your home. With a range of features, styles and price-points, we can help you make selections for your project from start to finish. Bellmont Kitchen + Bath utilizes sophisticated software that can produce photo realistic renderings to help you envision your future space.

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Jay Bellomo & Michael Monteforte


Owners Jay & “Monte” were born and raised in Enfield, CT. Monte and Jay’s pride for their work is so strong that they used their own names to create the business name; BELLMONT Kitchen and Bath Cabinetry.

Jay brings a fresh perspective and 16 years of design experience to each project. By his mid-20’s, he had put that sense of style to work developing a skill to full custom design of all types of kitchen and bath remodel. By utilizing his strong sense of architecture, and keen eye for aesthetics, he is able to transform even challenging spaces into appealing centers of functionality. His designs have even been published in West Hartford Living magazine. Jay carries a strong referral client base; a testament to his unique talent. His innate ability to make a new kitchen feel organic to the original structure of the house, coupled with his flawless design and execution, make Jay a natural resource for any remodeling project.

Monte’s passion for design is evident in his ability to create stylish and organic spaces that are both visually stunning and reflective of his client’s unique tastes. He has the ability to produce well thought out and beautifully detailed plans that seamlessly combine both functional and aesthetic elements. Monte’s talent for design encompasses all lifestyles; from clean, contemporary lines, to Tuscan or Country French; be it literal or just a touch. Monte has been in the business since 1999, when he decided to concentrate his talents on rejuvenating and remodeling kitchens and bathrooms.

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Kristin Whalen


Kristin started her professional career in the kitchen and bath industry in 2009 when she graduated from Bay Path University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Science with a focus in Residential and Commercial Interior Design. She was the lead designer at her local Home Depot for many years before starting with Bellmont Kitchens. Staying up to date on current trends and innovations is something Kristin contributes to her success. Kristin was the recipient of the 2014 NKBAs 30 Under 30 Award. NKBA’s 30 Under 30 program highlights 30 exceptional young professionals who are excelling in today’s kitchen and bath industry. She stays active with her local NKBA chapter, and assists with their social media. Kristin has been featured on GE Monogram’s design blog: Save Room for Design. She is also a guest blogger for http://www.improvenet.com/authors/kristin.whalen

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Greg Edwards


Greg is a professional kitchen and bath design specialist who brings over 24 years of outside sales and account management experience to the Bellmont Team. The latter 14 of those years were devoted to the residential home improvement market and both commercial and residential new construction industries. Greg’s responsibilities both past and present include all facets of project management while representing a wide variety of building products and services. Greg’s clientele ranges from individual homeowners to contractors, custom builders and large developers. All of his customers benefit from his responsiveness and careful attention to detail and he prides himself on 100% customer satisfaction. His many personal referrals and long term relationships are a testament to his passion for his profession and dedication to his clients.

greg@bellmontkitchens.com

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Dane Thorogood


Bellmont Kitchens has partnered with Thorogood Electric to be your own personal electrician. Dane and his crew provide quality work combined with superior customer service. A great job for a fair price is what we strive for. Thorogood Electric is a diverse, talented company that can accommodate any and all of your electrical needs.

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Christine Steele


Christine has been with Bellmont Kitchen & Bath for over 1 year. Staring at the age of 16, Christine spent the next 20 years as a Data Entry Operator and Secretary in the Detective Bureau, Arson Squad and Internal Investigating Unit at the Springfield Police Department. She took 3 years off to stay home with her children and became an Office Manager for an electrical contractor. Prior to working as a Customer Service Representative at True Blue, she worked in the gift shops at Bradley International Airport. Christine is now Office Manager at the Enfield location of Bellmont Kitchen & Bath, greeting customers, inputting data, making accounts receivable calls and keeping track of orders and deliveries.

Christine@bellmontkitchens.com