Our Story

We Are First Class Closets.

First Class Closets was started in 2002 by Dale Bush. Over the past 14 years it has become the premier closet, pantry, laundry, and garage design and installation company in Northern Michigan. Mark Zelinski and Andrea Elliott take the helm of First Class Closets in 2017. They will continue to build on the company’s reputation for excellent customer service and superior craftsmanship.

Mark Zelinski has had a successful career in home design, remodeling, and custom carpentry for over 30 years. He is graduate of Michigan State University with a degree in Building Construction Management. He has an eye for detail that makes him an exceptional designer and installer of custom closet systems.

Andrea Elliott has spent the past 14 years working as the Billing Manager for a local Traverse City company . Over the course of her career in business she has focused her attention on customer satisfaction. This experience, along with a keen eye for design and efficiency make her a talented closet designer. Andrea will listen to your storage needs and design a solution just for you.

Andrea and Mark will continue to use only the highest quality materials as Authorized dealers for Organizers Direct® (laminate materials) and Closet Maid® (wire materials).

“We are thrilled to continue Dale’s legacy of excellence and craftsmanship. Our goal is to bring an elegant sense of order to your home and life with custom designed and expertly installed storage solutions for your closet, pantry, laundry, garage and office”

Mark and Andrea