About Abbie Joan Fine living

An Employee-Owned Company

Abbie Joan Fine Living is a distinguished remodel, design, and custom cabinetry firm in Naples, FL. Founded in 2000 by Abbie Sladick and grown alongside her husband, Paul, we have proudly transitioned to an employee-owned company as of May 2024 and couldn’t be more excited about the future! Our journey has been marked by an unwavering commitment to exceptional customer service, a concierge-style approach to project management, and consistently delivering outstanding results.

Throughout our existence, Abbie Joan Fine Living has firmly established itself as a brand synonymous with excellence, thriving organically through our dedication to delivering high-quality services and with the praise of satisfied clients. Sustained by a 92% referral rate, we intentionally restrict our annual project load to maintain a steadfast focus on service and craftsmanship, ensuring on-time project completion and impeccable outcomes.

Over the past 24 years, Abbie Joan Fine Living has grown into a diverse and highly skilled team of professionals. Many of our team members have been part of our journey for numerous years, reflecting the dedication and loyalty that underpin our company culture. As we gaze into the future, our team is thrilled to share in company ownership and continue our tradition of producing exceptional results for clients while upholding the legacy of Abbie Joan Fine Living.

Our Team

Abbie Sladick


Abbie, the visionary behind Abbie Joan Fine Living, established her Naples-based design-build firm 24 years ago with the goal of creating a client-focused company that seamlessly blends timeless design with extensive construction expertise. Since its inception, she has been steadfast in her mission to ensure each client feels at ease, confident, and fully supported throughout every phase of their project. She and her husband, Paul, also dreamt of building an inclusive company whose culture celebrated diversity and welcoming people from all walks of life. 

Paul Sladick


At Abbie Joan Fine Living, we take pride in being a family-oriented team. Paul Sladick, Abbie's husband, is the perfect complement to her design expertise. He brings extensive knowledge of construction, cabinetry design, and project management to every endeavor, paired with a firm commitment to excellence. With a great sense of humor and quick wit, Paul keeps the entire team motivated and smiling throughout the workday. Originally from Michigan, Paul's Midwest sensibilities are evident in how he approaches every situation. Having made Southwest Florida their home since the late '80s, both Paul and Abbie are deeply ingrained in the local business community.  When he's not at the job site, Paul enjoys working on classic cars and whipping up delectable grill masterpieces. For some culinary inspiration, don't forget to check out his cooking videos!

Amanda Matias

Finance & Admin Manager

Amanda brings 10 years of experience in both construction and finance, and a well-rounded level of expertise to our team. Born in Staten Island, Amanda has lived on both coasts of Florida, spending 8 years in Fort Lauderdale before settling in Naples with her family in 1997. She furthered her education at Florida Southwestern and has since applied herself to growing a deep understanding of the design-build industry. She's known for her attention to detail, tech-savviness, and dedication to helping our clients. As our Finance & Admin Manager, Amanda plays a pivotal role in keeping our accounting, purchasing, and contracting departments in perfect order. In her free time, she enjoys painting, spending time with her family, and spoiling her dog, Nala.

Cynthia Wecker

Senior Interior Designer

Cynthia is our Senior Interior Designer and alumni of Iowa State University. After graduating, Cynthia moved to Florida in 2015 and has worked in the design industry ever since. Offering expertise in both residential and commercial design, Cynthia excels in helping clients make confident decisions and perfect the finer aesthetic details. She's a master of computer design tools, space planning, material specification, and furniture selection, making her an invaluable team member. Cynthia and her husband are ecstatic to have welcomed their first child in February 2024 – a daughter named Aubrie Jean. In addition to their new daughter, Cynthia enjoys being a mother to their 2 feline family members, Penelope and Percy. In her free time, Cynthia loves working on puzzles, crochet, board games, and building Lego structures with her husband.

Carolina Batista

Architect Designer

Carolina is our in-house architectural designer and has been pivotal in driving clients’ design experience to new heights. As a Dominican Republic-educated architect, she has quickly excelled in her field since moving to the US 5 years ago. Beyond her impressive CAD skills, Carolina's dedication extends to mastering impeccable English grammar. Her talent for guiding clients through conceptual planning shines through as she brings drawings to life and turns 2D plans into vivid 3D color renderings. Carolina now resides in Naples with her family, including her husband, Angel, and their beautiful daughter, Mila. In her free time, Carolina is passionate about volleyball and loves spending time with her mother and sisters who live locally.

Ginger Shaw

Interior Designer

Ginger adds a level of enthusiasm to our team as Abbie Joan Fine Living’s Interior Designer. A Naples native, she began her design journey at the International Academy of Design and Technology in Tampa, where she refined her skills and has since developed an impressive portfolio as a fine artist. With almost 18 years in the design industry, Ginger offers a well-rounded skillset influenced by her father's background in construction and her mother's artistic talent. Her role involves closely collaborating with clients to bring their design visions to life. Outside of work, Ginger is a dedicated caregiver to her parents, Dale and Carolyn. She now calls Bonita Springs home, residing with her fiancé, Brian, and their beloved dog, Phillip.

Colin Dungan

Jr. Interior Designer

Colin is our vibrant Junior Interior Designer at Abbie Joan Fine Living. His design journey started with a love for art, leading him to pursue a BFA in Art History from the University of Missouri. After working for an architect, Colin found his love for design and pursued an interior design degree through the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Originally from Springfield, IL, he now splits his time between Chicago and sunny Naples, FL. With a keen eye for style and a passion for all things vintage, Colin injects charisma into every project he touches. Whether he’s crafting fresh designs or hunting for the perfect finishing touch, Colin brings a unique style to the AJFL team and a fun dose of personality we all enjoy.

Jasmine Matias

Office Manager

Jasmine is our esteemed Office Manager and integral team member who’s always finding ways to improve things. With 30 years of experience in administrative management, she brings a wealth of knowledge to Abbie Joan Fine Living, wearing many hats and managing diverse tasks. Jasmine's composed demeanor and multi-disciplinary skills ensure the smooth operation of our office and team. In addition to her role as our trusted Office Manager, Jasmine is a dedicated mother to her 8 children, including our Finance & Admin Manager, Amanda. She has been happily married to her husband, Nestor, for 35 years. Originally from Brooklyn, she moved to sunny Florida in 1997. On her days off, Jasmine enjoys quality time with her family, creating fun memories camping and on vacations, and caring for her two rottweilers and cherished Yorkie, Babi.

Jessica Bonanno

Project Developer

Jessica joined our team as Project Developer, which is another way of saying she’s Abbie Joan’s brand ambassador, client liaison, and overall good experience manager. Originally from Iowa, she made Florida her home in 2000 and brings over 12 years of experience in the design-build industry. With a strong background in sales and marketing, coupled with recent studies in construction project management at Florida Atlantic University, Jessica brings a valuable mix of expertise to help drive Abbie Joan Fine Living's growth. Her responsibilities include serving as a representative in the community and ensuring clients have an exceptional project experience. Jessica resides in Estero with her husband, Dave, and two Maltese fur-children, Tank and Rosa.

Walter Dayhoff

Production Manager

Walter is one of the people that makes an Abbie Joan Project Experience so special. He prides himself on the level of craftsmanship, cleanliness, quality and safety at his projects’ sites. This is not just a job; it is his way of living. Walter is an early riser dedicated to getting a workout and meditation in to help prepare him for the day. He’s originally from Connecticut, and when not working, loves enjoying Naples’ outdoors with his partner, Shelly, and 2 children, Sophia and Dorio.

Frank Masucci

Project Manager

Frank is the perfect example of what makes Abbie Joan so special. He brings a level of caring, craftsmanship and commitment to every job he works on. Frank has been with us since our early days, joining our team after moving to Florida from New Jersey. Frank is the first person to the job in the morning (often before dawn), making sure he has the day organized and that he is mentally prepared for the tasks at hand.

Kenneth Wilson

Project Manager

Kenneth is our in-house cabinetry specialist and resident outdoorsman. He brings over 15 years of carpentry experience and in his free time loves both fresh and saltwater fishing. Originally from Orlando, Kenneth has lived in Florida for most of his life and comes from a large family of 4 brothers and 2 sisters. When not working, Kenneth loves checking out all that Naples offers with his fiancé and partner of 10 years, Janelle.

Elias Dejesus

Field Support Technician

Elias is our well-rounded field technician with a background in both the military and plumbing and welding. He admirably served 5 years in the Navy, being stationed in Virginia for 2 years and Jacksonville for 3 years. Since leaving the Navy, he has furthered his career in construction and provides an extra level of plumbing expertise to our team. When he’s not working, he enjoys spending time with his family, including his cousin and aunt, Amanda and Jasmin, who also work for AJFL. 

Reynel Quiala


Rey was born in Cuba and graduated with a degree in Carpentry from Antonio Maceo Grajales, located in Carretera a San Germán. Rey loves working with his hands and as one client told us, “He is a Ray of sunshine”. He is a loving father to his 2 children, Kevin, and Isabella. When not at work, Rey enjoys listening to music, and playing baseball and soccer with his children and dog, Coco.



There is nothing like the wiggle of a corgi butt to make you laugh. Beau brings his handsome smile to some of our client events and loves to be the subject of our Instagram posts.



With a big smile on his face and a wagging tail you can often find Bentley in the office ready to greet anyone coming by. He is our chocolate lab – pointer mix who loves coming in off the farm to spend time with Abbie under the design table.

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