About Us

Olson Backman, LLC is located in Portland, CT and is a proudly family owned & operated Small Business Enterprise (SBE), (MBE), (WOBE).  With over 40 years of experience, our team will help with your design project from beginning to end. Our goal is to exceed your expectations while staying within your budget.   With a unique ability to capture a vision, Olson Backman, LLC can create anything from motorized window treatments to custom furniture. We understand that every client is unique in their needs and that function is just as important as astheics. We help them create an environment that not only adds value to their office or home, but compliments its surrounding as well.

Meet the Team

Janice Olson

 ● Over 35 years of professional contract and residential interior design service
● Attended UConn and Syracuse University
● Studied Interior Design in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Paris, France
● Graduated UConn Cum Laude, Major in Interior Design
● Professional Interior Designer - #0000399 

Bruce Backman

 ● Over 30 years of professional contract and residential design service
● Graduated UConn
● Licensed Home Improvement Contractor - # HIC. 0638050 

Travis Backman

 ● Over 14 years of professional contract and residential design service
● Attended Salve Regina College and Middlesex Community College
● Certified by IICRC (Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification)
● Certified by CCT (Certified Carpet Cleaning Technician)