Owner. Project Champion.
Paula Klein is the owner of Smartt Interior Construction, LLC based out of Fargo, North Dakota. Paula has worked in the design industry for over 20 years with over 10 years working in commercial construction. In 2011, Smartt Interior Construction was designated as a DIRTT Environmental Solutions Distribution Partner for North Dakota, South Dakota and Western Minnesota. A Valley City, ND native, Paula graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a degree in Mass Communication and Marketing. Although, you will never miss Paula at a NDSU Bison game. GO BISON!
Paula is a member of NAWBO, the National Association of Women Business Owners, Past President of the Fargo Lions Club, active with the YWCA of Cass Clay Women of the Year Program and a member of the Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo Chamber of Commerce.
Women-owned & lead
Smartt Interior Construction is a “woman-owned” company and registered with the US SBA.
Thora Bunke is originally from Roseau, Minnesota and has graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead. Thora is married to a professional snowmobile racer and has three ever growing children. When Thora is not keeping a watchful eye on the SMARTT Team, she is traveling across the country watching snowmobile races.
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sail. EXPLORE. DREAM. DISCOVER.” -Mark Twain
designer / project champion.
Brenda has worked in the design industry for over fifteen years and has been involved in numerous commercial building projects. A Moorhead, MN native and a graduated from North Dakota State University, Brenda holds both an Interior Design and Business Administration degree, Brenda holds an active NCIDQ certificate and CID license in the state of Minnesota. Brenda is working as the “ICE Queen” for Smartt Interior Construction and keeps busy with ICE modeling and AutoCAD drawing. She enjoys gardening and watching her children participate in sporting events.