Chelly Wentworth of C-Change Design Earns Industry Master Certification for Recognized Expertise in Kitchen and Bath Design

Portland, OR, April 24, 2019 --( Chelly Wentworth, Principal Designer at C-Change Design Inc., of Portland, OR has earned certification as a Master Kitchen and Bath Designer( CMKBD) 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. The CMKBD certificationis a program that recognizes noteworthy experience and achievements in the kitchen and bath industry. The proficiencies required for the CMKBD enhance an individual’s kitchen and bath career whether they are in industry sales, design, or manufacturing. Candidates for CMKBD must possess their CKBD certification or CKD and CBD certification, and have two (2) years of experience beyond CKBD certification for a minimum of seven (7) years of industry experience.

“I am a huge advocate of NKBA Certification,” says Wentworth. “Earning and maintaining it has provided me with the knowledge and experience to design kitchens and bathrooms, the most complex rooms in the house, with the confidence I would not have had otherwise.”

Certified Designers must undergo a rigorous process to qualify for certification. They must demonstrate a set number of years of experience in the industry and/or as a kitchen/bath designer, must pass an intensive, comprehensive examination to prove their competency, must adhere to a strict Code of Professional Conduct, and must continually further their education by earning Continuing Education Units (CEUs). They must abide by the Certification Policies and Procedures as set forth by the Board of Directors and must annually register with the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA). Only individuals who have met these requirements can call themselves “Certified” in kitchen/bath design. They alone are entitled to use the term “Associate Kitchen & Bath Designer.” These individuals have proven themselves to be not only exemplary designers, but exemplary professionals, who demonstrate the utmost dedication to the kitchen and bath industry.

About C Change Design, Inc. (

Chelly Wentworth, CMKD, and Principal Designer at C-Change Design, Inc. has been creating beautiful and functional, client centered architectural designs for her residential clients since 2002. From concept to completion and all points in-between, Chelly and her talented network of industry professionals can guide you through the process. Whether it’s a kitchen, bathroom, basement, whole house or any other residential renovation project you have in mind, C Change Design is here to help your dreams become a reality.

C-Change Design is proud to have recently received the following awards: 2018 NARI Outstanding Achievement Award, Residential Kitchen, Houzz®Best of 2019 Service Award & Design Awards, Houzz® Best of 2018 Service Award, Houzz® 2018 Kitchen of the Week Award.

Consumers and contractors in the Portland, Oregon area may contact Chelly Wentworth at 971-404-9469 or via email at for information on kitchen and bath design projects.

Please visit www.c-changedesign.comto see a portfolio of recent projects, services, and press.

About the National Kitchen & Bath Association
The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is the not-for-profit trade association that owns the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show® (KBIS), as part of Design & Construction Week ® (DCW). With nearly 14,000 member companies representing tens of thousands of members in all segments of the kitchen and bath industry, the NKBA has educated and led the industry since the association’s founding in 1963. The NKBA envisions a world where everyone enjoys safe, beautiful and functional kitchen and bath spaces. The mission of the NKBA is to inspire, lead and empower the kitchen and bath industry through the creations of certifications, marketplaces and networks. For more information, visit or call 1-800-THE-NKBA(843-6522).

KBIS® and NKBA® are registered trademarks of the National Kitchen & Bath Association.
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