Raya Trietsch



Jack Sissoyev President

Jack Sissoyev is the team leader at Royal Custom Designs. His most important role is the chief advocate of RCD’s valued clients. He has over 30 years experience, vision and expertise to produce fine furniture at the highest levels. His passion is design, taking ideas and converting them into exquisite, balanced pieces. When not at Chino, Jack’s other passion is family, and traveling with family.

Natasha Funk Director of Operations

Natasha Funk has been a member of the Royal Custom Designs team since 2008 serving first as Senior Project Director and now as Director of Operations. With over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Natasha uses her extensive knowledge and experience to provide support to the project team to ensure each project is executed to the highest expectations of the client. Natasha enjoys spending her free time with her son and her family and is a proud aluma of the University of La Verne.  Go Leos!

Martha Clark Project Director

Martha Clark was hired in 2016 in the role of Project Director, event planning and Marketing. With over 2 decades of experience in high end furniture manufacturing serving the Interior Design, Hospitality and High end retail industries, Martha uses her broad experience to collaborate with the Sales and Project Teams in our objective of providing customers with outstanding service. Martha spends her free time working on her butterfly garden, painting, cooking and enjoying the outdoors with family, friends, and her beloved pets.

Iris Tan Controller

Iris has been a part of the RCD Team since 2005 managing the accounting department. Iris enjoys shopping and baking for her family.

Jose Iglesias Plant Manager

Jose Iglesias is the Plant Manager at Royal Custom Designs. His job sounds simple – do we have everything we need to make your order? He is responsible for material, staffing, supplies, production scheduling… you get the idea. After 25 years with RCD, he is pretty good at what he does. In his spare time (not much of it) he enjoys the outdoors, spending time with his family, and reading.

Jeff Illingworth Engineering Manager

Jeff joined the Royal Custom Designs Team in 2015. With 10 years of experience in engineering, Jeff provides support to the engineering team to provide our clients with detailed design drawings for their projects. When not at RCD, Jeff can be found at one of our local beaches surfing the California waves.

Karmel Kwan Senior Project Manager

Karmel began her career with RCD as a project coordinator, and has worked her way up to her current position. For four years prior to joining the RCD team, Karmel garnered experience in both hospitality and residential industry, working as a project coordinator. Karmel is a proud alumna of the University of Nevada, where she holds a bachelor’s degree in Interior Design. Karmel’s free time is spent enjoying the serenity of the beach, venturing to Disneyland, and seeing her favorite artists in concert.

Elizabeth Plaza Senior Estimator

Elizabeth Plaza has been a member of the Royal Custom Designs Team since 2003. With over 30 years of experience in the Hospitality industry, Elizabeth understands the importance of providing the sales team with the necessary support to complete quotations in a timely manner. In her spare time she loves spending time with family. She also enjoys embroidery, reading a good book, and of course nothing beats watching a good movie with her Grandchildren.

Sharon Porche Accounts Payable

Sharon has been an integral part of the RCD team for almost 8 years in the accounting department processing payables. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, painting and spending time with her family.


Maria Castro Project Coordinator

Maria is the project coordinator for the Eastern United States. She is the go to person for one of the busiest regions in the nation. Maria has 18 years of experience in the furniture manufacturing industry, ranging from hospitality, high end residential and retail. When not at work, Maria can be found volunteering at her daughter’s dance group where she serves as a group coordinator. In her spare time Maria enjoys spending time with her family and friends.


Melissa Valdez Sales assistant

Melissa is the sales assistant at Royal Custom Designs. She provides support for the quotes & sales departments and is the go to person when you are in need of standard sales materials. In her free time Melissa enjoys spending time with her family, friends and working on arts and crafts.