Launched in 2017, the work/life group is a multi-line rep group based in Denver serving architects, designers and dealers in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming. We are here to assist you in creating environments that reflect and inspire the people working and living within them. the work/life group specializes in furnishing public spaces within higher education, healthcare, hospitality, corporate and municipal environments. We represent manufactures that are committed to bringing utility, beauty, and eco-innovation together to nurture productivity and well-being.


Kristi Nelson

Co-Founder | Manufacturer Representative

KRISTI NELSON, an award-winning manufactures’ rep based in Denver, launched the work/life group in 2017. With over 15 years in the commercial and contract furnishings industry, Kristi is a seasoned partner to designers, architects, dealers and manufactures.

Kristi has worked with many of the most influential brands in the industry. Several of her projects supporting designers have won industry honors, earning along with her team in South Texas, Rep of the Year awards. Her decade of experience with pioneering and rebranding manufactures in partnership with Arcadia/Encore, Camira, Framery, izzy+, Leland International, Martin Brattrud & OFS Brands led to founding the work/life group in 2017.

Currently, the work/life group, is proudly pioneering boutique makers, EKITTA, and BOLD Furniture. We are also celebrating the new 2018 branding & NeoCon showrooms for SIXINCH, Italian designed, Segis and Skyline Architectural Glass. Most recently the work/life group has expanded its award winning Scandinavian Spaces offering as well as partnered with Wisconsin based, SurfaceWorks to further grow the Rocky Mountain territory.


Shawn Nelson

Co-Founder | Operations | Support

SHAWN NELSON has 20+ years of sales and marketing experience in the software, furniture and music industry. Currently, he is assisting the work/life group in operational, technical, marketing and sales support.

Shawn is also a songwriter, singer and musician with 9 independent releases and has led a performing band for over a decade. Check out the latest album, "You Are Me", on his website.