Owners Representation.

Streamlined Process.

Value Added.

Dennis LePlante
Dennis LaPlante

Andrew Connors
Andrew Connors


The partners behind Partners by Design }

Andrew Connors and Dennis LaPlante are the founders and owners of Partners by Design (PbD). To every client’s project, they bring more than 50 years of combined experience to the Education, Healthcare, Sports, Entertainment, Travel and Hospitality Industries.

They lead a talented and dedicated team of professionals that can provide any and all of the services needed to make sure your food service or retail project is a success. These services include conceptual design, food service and millwork specifications, cost estimation, project management, manufacturing and installation. Andrew and Dennis are hands-on owners. They work for you.

Why Partners by Design }

Our team works closely with you from concept to build-out. Throughout the process, our experience—our understanding of the relationship between food service equipment and millwork will be invaluable. The bottom line is an eye-catching design that is on time, within budget; and functioning even better than you envisioned.

Ownership means added value }

Everyone at PbD takes ownership of each project we have the privilege to work on. And that starts with the owners, Andrew and Dennis. We truly value our client relationships and the trust placed in us. We understand that the sale is just the beginning. Every day we’re working to strengthen your trust in Partners by Design. Communication is key—and simple. You call us and we take care of it.

Streamlining the process }

We partner with your operations team to ensure a smooth transition during every phase of the Design, Build and Installation process. We listen and respond, allowing the project to move forward in a positive way.

Project Management }

An experienced project manager, one who understands the concept of a fine-toothed comb, is with you from start to finish. Attention to detail is the name of the game.

Manufactured right in the USA }

A unique benefit of working with Partners by Design is our manufacturing capabilities. Our facility PbD Productions, features state of the art equipment for both metal and millwork capabilities utilizing a wide variety of materials and manufacturing methods. We control the process Design- Build- Install.

International Association of Venue Managers
National Association of College Auxiliary Services
National Association of Collegiate Concessionaires
National Association of College and University Food Services