Meet The Team
Specified Int+Ex, established in 1980, is an Independent Manufacturer’s Consulting Firm, representing architectural interior and exterior specialty finish products in Texas and Mountain States.
President, Lead of Interiors - TX/OK
Gaynor Sherer, graduate of Texas Tech University with BS in Fashion Merchandising/Minor in Business Marketing, joined her father, Tony Boxell, in their family business in 2001. She brought her decade of experience in product development and material sourcing for major manufacturers such as Reebok, Liz Claiborne and Eddie Bauer to apply in the world of marketing commercial building materials.
Gaynor and her Husband Rob live in Cypress, TX and have a daughter attending Texas State University and a son studying at Oregon State University. Gaynor enjoys fishing anytime she can get out on the Galveston Bay, offshore, in Cabo or on the rivers of Colorado – those are her favorite places to vacation.
Prior to joining Specified Intex Rob Sherer spent 20 or so years managing large retail territories, as well as, a few of his own retail stores. In addition to his operations experience, Rob brings Specified Int+Ex a great deal of skills in the quantitative area. Rob’s focus on efficiencies and data management has been critical in helping Specified Int+Ex transform from a task oriented operation to a more process based operation. Growing up in New Jersey, he learned business at a young age but never allows work to squelch a desire to make things fun. Rob is our energetic one and brings lots of positive vibes any where he goes!! Rob has a Bachelor’s in Mathematics from Thomas Edison State University and a Master’s in Business Administration from New York Institute of Technology.
Partner, Contractor Business Development
Valerie is head of contractor sales and customer relations. Her continued focus on the relationships with our customers and manufacturers is instrumental to the success of Specified Int+Ex. Her passion is creating an engaging, and enjoyable customer experience from the bidding stage all the way to a successful project installation. Valerie joined her Father, Tony Boxell-Founder of SI, in 1999 and she just celebrated her 20th Anniversary this year at Specified Int+Ex (previously Specified Interiors).
Outside of the office Valerie has 3 beautiful children, twin daughters Lexi & Lily, and her son Grayson. Valerie also enjoys fishing tournaments and traveling.
Lead - Mountain States (CO/NM/WY/UT/MT)
Taylor Boustead, joins the Specified Int+Ex team with over 15 years of experience in specialty manufacturing, working closely with A+D and contractor community on award winning projects. He believes that business is people and building long lasting relationships is the key to a fulfilling life. He graduated from the University of Oregon – Charles H. Lundquist School of Business with a BA in Business Administration and Management. Taylor, his wife Erika and three boys just moved to Colorado, where they are enjoying the beautiful weather, playing outside and building new relationships.
Madison focuses on business development for our soft acoustic products working with the A&D community for the Texas market. She is also our contractor liason for our Mountain region facilitating pricing from all manufacturers to our contractor base. Madison is originally from Houston and graduated from Texas State University with a BBA in Marketing. When she is not working, she enjoys traveling, hanging out with friends, and you can usually find her at an Astros game on the weekends!
Jennifer "Jeni" Beecher
Carvart Business Development / Office Manager
Jeni joined our team in 2017 and is better known to us as "Mama Jeni". She always goes above and beyond for the team and handles all the behind-the-scenes work!! She brings over 13 years of Executive Administrative experience to the table with expertise in office management, event planning and marketing. In 2020 Jeni was promoted to manage Carvart Business Development as well as assisting with operational functions for the SI team. When Jeni is not working, she stays busy with her Husband and their two kids, her daughter Emily is on the Lil Wranglers dance team and son Cash plays football, keeping them pretty busy! Jeni also enjoys boating and attending concerts!
Fun Fact: Jeni has been skydiving!
Anthony joined SI as an intern in 2020 and is now full time based on the West Coast. His primary role is analyzing construction documents and performing material takeoffs for our manufacturers. Additional responsibilities include: populating the SI sales software system, running all construction search engines, submitting RFQ packages to manufacturers. Anthony is attending Oregon State University studying Construction Engineering Management. In his free time he likes to hike, camp and garden!
As marketing coordinator, Gabby is focused on all aspects of our website, social media, as well as implementing her design experience to create fresh new digital marketing materials that showcase our portfolio of products and spotlight projects. As the daughter of Gaynor and Rob Sherer, Gabby has grown up in the business and is excited to be joining the team as she completes her college education. She is currently in her last year at Texas State University pursuing her Bachelor’s in Fine Arts, with a minor in Marketing. In her free time, Gabby enjoys traveling, spending time with her friends and family, and working on her artistic practice as a sculptor and painter!
Inside Sales Support
Anthony is one of our newest additions to the team and focuses on internal operations support and managing the SI project database.
Anthony grew up in Houston, TX and will graduate from TXST University in December 2022 with a BS in Marketing & Management from the McCoy College of Business. When he is not working, Anthony enjoys floating the river with friends, playing video games and traveling!
Assistant Marketing Coordinator
Sicily Smith assists with in office tasks, as well as marketing responsibilities. She is Graduating from the University of Houston this Fall 2022 with a major in Human Resource Development and minor in retail and consumer sciences. Sicily has been an active member of Zeta Tau Alpha for 4 years and served as their recruitment chair, and other positions. She also was an active member of SHRM and volunteers with different programs throughout the year.
Outside of the office Sicily spends her free time hanging out with her friends, trying new restaurants and traveling.