Our Team


Kay Rains

Koontz Company is home to Kay considering she interned here while receiving her Interior Design Degree from Florida State University. Prior to her Interior Design studies she obtained a Bachelor's in Architecture from Florida A & M University. Architecture took her to Houston, Texas where she worked in one of Houston's top 25 architectural firms. She has enjoyed working in both professions in Houston, Texas, Charleston, South Carolina and here in Ocala, Florida where she was born and raised. Here at Koontz, Kay is the head of the Koontz Design Studio handling custom work, fabric, custom draperies, bedspreads, pillows, reupholstering, wall coverings, and faux finishing. Her passion for designing and people are the perfect combination for a pleasurable and productive experience while designing your personal and/or professional environment.


Carol Norris

Carol Norris joined Koontz Company Furniture and Design in 2015. After attending Marquette University and the Harrington College of Design in Chicago, and working thirty plus years in the architectural and interiors field in Wisconsin and South Florida, Carolanne enjoys working with Central Floridians. Whether she is helping accessorize one room or completing the interiors of an entire home, Carolanne makes certain her clients accomplish their dream.


Tarra GRAY

Tarra Gray is the newest talented member of the Koontz Co. team. Relocating from Louisville, Kentucky (to the Horse Capital of the World), Tarra brings with her an outstanding sense of style and great experience. She owned her own design company specializing in new construction, residential interiors, and models, and is a show house winner. Tarra has designed projects from Phoenix to Savannah, and Hilton Head to St. Augustine. She loves to bring fresh new looks to homes and offices while preserving their architectural integrity, and helping her clients achieve their dream.



Barbara was born and raised in Ocala. She spent many years living and traveling abroad, but returned to her roots to raise her family. She joined the Koontz Co. family in 2004 and feels she has found where she was meant to be. She loves working with people to help them achieve the look and life-style they are after, and becoming their friends along the way. Now as buyer for Koontz Co. she ferrets out the unique pieces that make shopping at Koontz Company so special.