About Arthur Krikor Halajian, CKD
Arthur Krikor Halajian, CKD (Krikor), founder of Kitchens & More in San Rafael, earned his degree in Civil Engineering from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. To pay for his education, he worked as a journeyman carpenter for construction firms Swinerton-Walberg and Ireland-Robinson Hadley and, after graduation, worked for Fluor Corporation, a global engineering firm, in Japan and Saudi Arabia. Halajian spent a year traveling the world before returning to California to work in his family’s kitchen and bath remodeling firm and for another local builder. In 1988, he and a business partner launched a successful residential construction firm, and in 1992he formed Kitchens & More, a design-build company specializing in kitchens and baths, with his wife and business partner, Rosemarie Halajian, a LEED AP.