Maureen’s LLC Announces New Ownership and Rebranding

March 20, 2024

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Duluth, MN: Maureen’s LLC is pleased to announce the successful change of ownership to John Bodine, effective January 1, 2024. With new owner Bodine at the helm, the company is also undergoing a transformative rebranding initiative, unveiling its new identity as “Maureen + Associates” and introducing a fresh visual presence.

Bodine brings with him a wealth of experience in the construction industry and a vision that aligns with the values and objectives of Maureen + Associates. He is excited to leverage over two decades of industry expertise and architectural drafting and design education to continue leading the team at Maureen + Associates to success. With a keen eye for functionality and his unique history in commercial construction, Bodine brings a fresh perspective to the interior design landscape. His dedication to fostering growth and a culture of collaboration makes him the ideal leader for the organization. 

“I’m honored to lead Maureen + Associates into this new era of innovation and creativity,” stated Bodine. “Building upon the exceptional legacy established by Maureen Plaunt, we are committed to elevating the standard of excellence in kitchen and bathroom design and providing beautiful, functional living spaces that enhance our clients’ lifestyles.” 

Maureen + Associates remains committed to delivering exceptional products and services and maintaining the trust of our clients and partners,” said Maureen Plaunt, founder and former owner. “We are confident that this change in ownership will further strengthen our position in the market and enable us to continue exceeding expectations,” Plaunt continued.

“Rebranding to Maureen + Associates signifies not just a change in name and leadership, but reaffirms our commitment to delivering exceptional quality to the region. With 58+ years of design knowledge, we’re incredibly proud of our Associates’ work,” said Bodine.

Maureen + Associates will be at the upcoming Arrowhead Home & Builders Show April 4-7, and the team invites current and aspiring homeowners to visit them at Booth 729 to explore the company’s range of services and products, take a look at its project portfolio, and meet their trusted design professionals.

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About Maureen + Associates:

Maureen + Associates (formerly Maureen’s LLC) specializes in kitchen and bath design, and offers complete 3D design services to ensure your project reflects your unique tastes and lifestyle. Visit our design studio and showroom to see our wide selection of cabinetry, Cambria® countertops, flooring, tile, window treatments and so much more! 

Our team of accredited designers brings a total of 58+ years of design experience and industry knowledge to every project. Maureen + Associates has forged partnerships with the area’s finest contractors, installers and tradespeople to ensure your home project is completed with the highest quality products and craftsmanship. When it comes to revitalizing your home, Maureen + Associates makes it easy to get the home of your dreams.


John Bodine, Maureen + Associates Owner