Interior Architecture Faculty and Staff
Hometown : Pittsburgh
Joined Chatham : 2006
Academic Areas of Interest
Sustainable design, universal design, professional practices, basic design and advanced commercial studio classes including healthcare, hospitality, retail and office design.
Personal Areas of Interest
Organic Gardening, Swimming, Painting, Pottery
- Master of Science, Interior Architecture, Chatham University, 2006; Bachelor of Science, Interior Design, La Roche College, 1988; Associate, Commercial Art and Design, Allegheny Community College, 1984; Associate, Fine Arts, Allegheny Community College, 1984
- Article on teaching at Chatham University in the Pittsburgh Business Times; Interior design work has been published in Northern Ohio Live magazine, and Cleveland Magazine; Acted as an expert interior design source for articles written in Sun Newspaper, Norther Ohio Live magazine, Assisted Living Executive Report, the Akron Beacon Journal, Pittsburgh Business Times, and Whirl magazine.
- National Council for Interior Design Qualification #11106
- Project Awards: Honorable Mention Interior of the Year 2002, ASID OH North Commercial Design, Project: R. H. Myers Senior Apartments, Building Renovation, Menorah Park, Beachwood, OH; Pathfinders Interior Design Award, ASID Ohio North, 1998, Project: Emergency Room, Children’s Area Metro Health System, Cleveland, OH; Professional Awards: ASID National Awards for Outstanding Service and Contributions to the Chapter and the Profession for Presidency of OH North and PA West; Many ASID Presidential Citations for Distinguished Services to the Profession from PA West and OH North.
- American Society of Interior Designers; Interior Design Educators Council; Interior Design Legislative Coalition of Pennsylvania
- National Council for Interior Design Qualifications (NCIDQ)
- Professional juror for Michigan ASID Designer of the Year
- Professional juror for ASID Maryland Designer of the Year
- Professional juror for Pittsburgh Magazine Design of the Year
- Served as chair of numerous ASID committees
- President, ASID Ohio North Chapter
- President, ASID PA West Chapter
- Established and managed a successful interior design business
- Successfully completed 44+ commercial design projects
- Sustainability and Interior Design Solutions; Color: Design Solutions for Senior Living; What to Expect from Professional Interior Design Services for Senior Living; ASID in Your Future