About Us

Who We Are

Swiss Valley Furniture offers a complete line of solid hardwood furniture. Our family has been designing and building furniture for three generations. Visit our store conveniently located one mile east of Walnut Creek and browse our 24,000 square foot showroom.

Our Values

Integrity – We do the right thing, even when no one is watching. We do what is right, not what is easy.

Stewardship – We conscientiously manage our time and resources for the benefit of all.

Accountability – We take ownership of our actions and accept responsibility for their results.

Customer Service – Exceeding expectations – we always give our customers more than they expect to get.

Teamwork – We exist as a team to support each other in creating a superior work environment.

Our Family History

Enjoy our timeline slideshow of our business history.

Jake Mullet starts Mullet Cabinet building custom kitchen cabinets and a family heritage of woodworking is born.
Jake’s son, Dennis Mullet, joined his brother in the cabinet shop. The father and son’s continue to grow the family business, while building quality kitchens.
Dennis has the opportunity to establish Swiss Valley Furniture. The dream to provide locally made hardwood furniture is realized.
Dennis’ son, Kendrick, using what he learned in his grandfather and father’s wood shop, begins to craft custom furniture in his garage.
The Mullets outgrew the garage and built a 7,200 sq. foot shop; adding 5 employees and expanding the different pieces and styles of furniture.
Major construction and expansion plans start; expanding the retail showroom and adding a finishing room and manufacturing shop so more furniture is designed, built, finished, and sold in one location.
January 2nd our expanded retail showroom is officially opened. Manufacturing and stain room begin production in our new facilities. Bringing the entire creation of our customers furniture all in one location. From start to finish.

Our Team

Sales Team

Kendrick Mullet

Kendrick is the visionary for our company, as the President he is engaged in every part of Swiss Valley. Each day Kendrick brings an enthusiastic, team first approach. He loves to lead a team, give direction, and help everyone endeavor to their full potential. Whenever Kendrick is not behind a desk or on the sales floor, he loves spending time at his workbench, designing and handcrafting custom furniture. He loves life with his wife and 3 kids. His hobbies include reading, running, drinking coffee, and cheering on Cleveland sports teams. He is very involved with his kids sports teams. An accomplished ultra-runner, he's always training for his next race.

Marvin Yoder
Sales - Marketing & Media Manager
Marvin [at] swissvalleyfurniture [dot] com

Marvin has been with our team since 2018. Marvin manages our Website, Media & Marketing.    - In his spare time, Marvin enjoys running and preparing for the next race. "If you see me collapse pause my watch"      - Wanderlust is a word he lives by, so traveling, meeting new people, and experiencing different cultures is a high priority.

Shawn Mullet
General Manager

Shawn is in charge of operations at Swiss Valley. He is a gifted administrator who keeps all the wheels turning smoothly. He works hard behind the scenes, in the office, warehouse, finish room and wood shop, organizing and managing the production from start to finish of all of your handcrafted furniture. Shawn also loves to work with customers on the sales floor to craft and design the perfect furniture for you. - In his spare time, Shawn cherishes spending time with his wife and three kids. Shawn also loves a good round of golf.

Wood Shop

Henry Hostetler
Craftsman - Wood Shop

Henry has been with our team since 2016. As our craftsman, Henry works along side Merle and builds our furniture. - In his spare time, Henry enjoys playing basketball.

Jared Buller

Jared has been with the team since 2018, he works in the woodshop sanding, prepping and learning craftsmanship. 

In his free time, Jared enjoys reading, relaxing and cheering on Brazil in soccer. 

Leon Miller
Master Craftsman - Wood Shop

Leon has been with our team since 2009. Leon works in our wood shop and specializes in crafting all of our cribs. He is also in charge of organizing the lumber as it comes into our shop and cuts the wood down to size every furniture piece. - In his spare time, Leon enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 children, and going out to the lake to fish.

Mark Raber

Mark joined our team in 2017. Mark is a talented craftsman, he specializes in building our convertible changing tables, and helps with a lot of our custom projects. In his spare time, Mark enjoys playing softball and volleyball, and hunting and fishing.

Merle Yoder
Master Craftsman - Production Manager - Wood Shop

Merle has been with our team since 2009, he is a master craftsman and specializes in building our custom furniture. As our production manager, he ensures the orders are on schedule for our finish shop. - In his spare time, Merle loves spending time with his wife and 3 children. He also loves to go fishing and play softball.

Finish Shop

Anthony Yoder
Shipping and Receiving - Quality Control

Anthony has been with our team since 2015. He assembles all of the furniture that has just been stained, Anthony does the final inspection and ensures every piece of furniture fits its specifications and the quality we strive for. He then wraps, tags, and marks it ready to be sent out. - In his spare time, Anthony enjoys playing volleyball, and learning new songs on his guitar. 

Edwin Hostetler
Finish Shop

Edwin has been with our team since 2016. He works in our finish shop where he helps with staining, wiping and sanding of the furniture. In his spare time, Edwin enjoys playing video games.

Joe Miller
Finish Shop

Joe has been with our team since 2017. Joe works mostly in our top coat booth he is in charge of applying the final finish, ensuring our furniture is finished correctly - In his spare time, Joe enjoys spending time with his wife and hunting. You'll also see him helping on the retail floor on Saturdays.

Maria Gomez
Sam Hostetler

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