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Local Professional Earns Industry Certification

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Local Professional Earns Industry Certification

Glenview, IL (August 2016) – Alex Gherghiceanu of Glenbrook Remodeling in Glenview announced that he has earned certification as an Associate Kitchen and Bath Designer (AKBD) from the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the leading trade association for the kitchen and bath industry.

The premiere hallmark for kitchen and bath professionals, NKBA Certification is based on written examinations and industry experience. NKBA certified designers must also meet mandatory continuing education requirements annually. The AKBD certification recognizes achievement in the competencies necessary for both kitchen and bathroom design. The proficiencies required for the AKBD enhance an individual’s kitchen and bath career whether they are in industry sales, design, or manufacturing.

To earn AKBD certification, the professional must document a minimum of two years of industry experience, successfully complete 30 NKBA Education hours, submit two professional affidavits, and pass the written AKBD academic exam.

This combination of experience and education ensures that Alex Gherghiceanu, AKBD, is a trained, qualified professional in the kitchen and bath industry. A member of the NKBA, Alex Gherghiceanu, AKBD, is Owner at Glenbrook Remodeling. The firm specializes in providing professional remodeling services to the Chicago North Shore and surrounding areas..

Consumers may contact Alex Gherghiceanu, AKBD, at Phone: (847) 729 4278 to discuss their dream kitchen or bath. Members of the media are encouraged to contact Alex Gherghiceanu, AKBD, for information on design projects, features stories and expert quotes and advice.

About the National Kitchen & Bath Association
The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is a non-profit trade association that has educated and led the kitchen and bath industry since 1963. With over 50,000 members and growing, the NKBA owns the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS). The mission of the NKBA is to enhance member success and excellence, promote professionalism and ethical business practices and provide leadership and direction for the kitchen and bath industry. For more information, visit

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