We are sales agents for Northern California, representing seven different ancillary furniture manufacturers. Our focus lies in supplying our consumer with relevant product information, accurate quotes, and product solutions. Ultimately, we aim to be a resource to our clientele and strive to provide furnishings which will create dynamic office spaces and foster success in the work space.


Christine Paulen


Christine, who is originally from France, but who has lived in California for the past twenty years, is the founder of Prouve Contract Furniture, which was established in 2000. She has many years of experience in the commercial furniture industry, notably having worked for Steelcase in Europe and in the US, and as the regional sales manager for Brayton International. Over the years, Christine has developed a close relationship with architects, designers and dealers in the Bay Area. The variety of Prouve’s products, paired with Christine’s expertise in the corporate, commercial, hospitality, higher education, and healthcare sectors, allows Prouve to offer the furnishings which will best meet the needs of the client.

Karine Daumard

Karine is responsible for East Bay and South Bay sales. She joined the team with an eclectic and extensive background in project management, and most recently obtained a degree in Interior Design. Her attention to detail and her passion for design have allowed her to excel and quickly become a great asset to the company. Karine originates from France where she prominently worked in the legal field, after gaining experience in the clothing industry.

Brett Beegle


Brett joined Prouve in 2011 and supervises the Sacramento Valley and Reno sales.  He has 30 years of experience in the contract furniture industry, and from 1984-1995 was responsible for sales territories in Missouri, Nebraska, and Iowa.  Since 1995, Brett has focused on the Sacramento Valley and directed a successful manufacturer representative agency. During this period Brett developed a strong and loyal customer base, and enjoys excellent relationships with his clientele.

Stefan Pfaender


Stefan has worked with Prouve for 10 years and provides office support both internally, and in the field. Stefan’s background in the printing industry, his passion for IT, and his commitment and dedication to Prouve have largely contributed to the success of the company. Stefan is responsible for coordinating all demo requests, overseeing quality issues, as well as providing technical support for Prouve.

Eric Lungren


Eric is the Showroom Manager for Andreu World and has a focus on hospitality sales. He is a native of California, and has called the Bay Area home for over 20 years. With a degree in design, a background in furniture design and extensive experience in project management, he has an excellent eye for details and is a great addition to our team. His free time is spent exploring the city, traveling, and running around town with his thirteen year old pug, Ito.

Anne Weinberg

Anne brings to Prouve over 30 years of experience in the contract furniture industry, with an emphasis on project and account management in Sacramento and the Bay Area.  Her depth of industry knowledge, focus on detail management and ability to coordinate all aspects of a project make her a valuable member of the project team.  A 5th generation Californian with San Francisco roots, Anne has a special appreciation for Northern California and all that it has to offer.