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NEW MEMBERS
Arizona
Education Professional
Ali Chopra
Arizona State University
Adjunct Faculty
General
Jolie Cawelti
Dyer Lesja, LLC
Principal
Kristin Girard
Resource Form & Design
Owner
Jelena Nikolic
Sargenti Architects
Project Manager
Keaton Payne
Tri-West, Ltd.
Arizona Territory Manager
Ram Ponce
Hydro Systems
VP of Sales

Atlanta
Corporate Partner Courtesy
Member
Lindsey Judy
Emerald
Account Executive
Katy Kennedy
Durkan Hospitality
Field Designer II
Green Voice Courtesy Member
Bill Palmer
Armstrong Flooring, Inc.
VP Hospitality Sales
Chapter Level Business
DAC ART CONSULTING
Chapter Business Courtesy
Member
Claire Gustafson
Van Dresser Company
Project Junior Designer
Frances Oglesby
DAC Art Consulting
Client Relations Associate
Chapter Business Member
Charmaine Brown
Van Dresser Company
Project Designer and Manager
Tina Liles
DAC Art Consulting
Art Consultant

MEMBERSHIP DRIVES CONTINUE TO BE SUCCESSFUL ACROSS ALL CHAPTERS
MEET THE NEW ADDITIONS TO THE NEWH FAMILY
Frances Warner
DAC Art Consulting
Art Consultant
Cori Weissman-Kleinman
DAC Art Consulting
Director of Consulting
Education Professional
Ed Douglas
Coastal Alabama Community
College
Hospitality Chair
Alejandra Dunphy
Savannah College of Art and
Design
Professor of Interior Design
General
Vanna Aran
Vanna Interiors
Interior Designer
Deniz Beyhan
Studio E/L Art
Art Consultant/Business
Development Manager
Courtney Gilsdorf
tvsdesign
Associate Interior Designer
Emily Haley
Banko Design, LLC
Public Relations Agent
Coate Manderson
EJ Victor Hospitality
Sales Representative
Catherine (Catt) Morgan
Dwell Design Studio, LLC
Interior Designer
Jenny Parker
Solid Comfort, Inc.
Regional Sales Manager

Atlantic City/
Philadelphia Region
Education Professional
Larry Fortunato
Bethlehem Area VocationalTechnical School
Culinary Arts Instructor
General
Rachael Fernbach
TileBar
Business Development
Representative
Hannah Garcia
Story Shepherd Design
Company
Owner/Sole Proprietor

Chicago
Corporate Partner Courtesy
Member
Grayson Glass
Rustbelt Reclamation
Vice President
Education Professional
Ronn Daniel
Kent State University
Associate Professor
General
Matt Ford
Yellow Goat Design Ltd.
Design Associate
Jennifer Humphrey
Kallista
Director of Hospitality
Carleton Krause
Karndean Designflooring
Commercial Business Manager
Tara Larsen
Tara, Inc.
Principal

Susan Smilek
Shaw Contract Hospitality
Design Director, Lifestyle Studio Mariellen ODonnell
Phillip Jeffries, Ltd.
Brittany Thomas
Sales Representative
tvsdesign
Amy Tomney
Associate Designer
Tara, Inc.
Randell Thrasher
Sales Associate
Forbo Flooring Systems
Director of Hospitality and
Cincinnati Region
Public Spaces
General
Amy Wikman
Kayla Malone
Bjork Studio
NELSON Worldwide
Owner/Creative Director
Senior Interior Designer

Dallas
Chapter Business Courtesy
Member
Lilia Martinez
LEO A DALY/DALLAS
Interior Designer
Elizabeth Cooper
Paul Duesing Partners
Architectural Designer
General
Howard Fu
C F Kent Contract
Director of Engineering
Janet Junca
Arc|Com Fabrics, Inc.
Divisional Sales Manager
Morgan Stephenson
Daltile
Director, Hospitality

Houston
Chapter Business Member
Katie Thorell
Montgomery Roth Architecture
& Interior Design, LLC
Interior Designer
General
Brent Harris
T&L Distributing
Vice President Sales
Michael Janssen
AtlasMasland
Contract Manager

Chapter Business Courtesy
Member
Amy Gerlach
Dezmotif Studios
Senior Designer
Eugene Vandyck
Veterans Procurement Group
President
Eugenia Vandyck
Veterans Procurement Group
CEO
Morgan Vargas
Klai Juba Wald Architecture +
Interiors
Amanda Vega
Klai Juba Wald Architecture +
Interiors
Chapter Business Member
Zina Adams
Klai Juba Wald Architecture +
Interiors
General
Brian Evans
The Evans Group
President
Tyler Johnson
Novus Architecture, LLC
Architectural Associate/Project
Manager
Julie Paraschiv
Mayer Fabrics
Account Manager

Lawrence Percivalle
Royal Plywood Company
Dalila Salmeron
Vice President Of Business
T&L Distributing
Architectural & Design Specialist Development

Indiana Region
Corporate Partner Courtesy
Member
Jeff Day
TLS Furniture
Founding Director
Valerie Heim
Kimball Hospitality
Brand Manager

Las Vegas
Chapter Level Business
VETERANS PROCUREMENT
GROUP, LLC

Travis Wolff
Shaw Contract Hospitality
Territory Sales Manager

Los Angeles Founding
Chapter
Chapter Level Business
5-STAR INTERIOR SERVICES,
INC.
Chapter Business Courtesy
Member
Jason Chrupcala
5-Star Interior Services, Inc.
CEO/Owner
Matthew Chrupcala
5-Star Interior Services, Inc.
Director of Operations

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NEWH - Summer 2021

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of NEWH - Summer 2021

Contents
Letter from the President
News
Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity
Guest Perspective
Who's Who
New NEWH Corporate Partners
Conference Roundup
Have You Seen
Scholarships
Scholarship Heroes
Interview: Arash Azarbarzin
Sustainability Point of View
Q&A: Tara Chung
Q&A: Courtney Elfand
Q&A: Gabe Rodriguez
Cover Story
Project: Canopy Cancun
Project: Pressed Roots
Project: Giannino Mayfair
Project: Portola Hotel & Spa
Chapter Highlights
Save the Date
New Members
Partner Profiles
Ad Index
NEWH - Summer 2021 - Cover1
NEWH - Summer 2021 - Cover2
NEWH - Summer 2021 - Contents
NEWH - Summer 2021 - Letter from the President
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NEWH - Summer 2021 - 6
NEWH - Summer 2021 - 7
NEWH - Summer 2021 - News
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NEWH - Summer 2021 - Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity
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NEWH - Summer 2021 - Guest Perspective
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NEWH - Summer 2021 - Who's Who
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NEWH - Summer 2021 - New NEWH Corporate Partners
NEWH - Summer 2021 - 39
NEWH - Summer 2021 - Conference Roundup
NEWH - Summer 2021 - 41
NEWH - Summer 2021 - Have You Seen
NEWH - Summer 2021 - 43
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NEWH - Summer 2021 - Scholarships
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NEWH - Summer 2021 - Scholarship Heroes
NEWH - Summer 2021 - 53
NEWH - Summer 2021 - Interview: Arash Azarbarzin
NEWH - Summer 2021 - 55
NEWH - Summer 2021 - 56
NEWH - Summer 2021 - 57
NEWH - Summer 2021 - Sustainability Point of View
NEWH - Summer 2021 - 59
NEWH - Summer 2021 - Q&A: Tara Chung
NEWH - Summer 2021 - 61
NEWH - Summer 2021 - Q&A: Courtney Elfand
NEWH - Summer 2021 - 63
NEWH - Summer 2021 - Q&A: Gabe Rodriguez
NEWH - Summer 2021 - 65
NEWH - Summer 2021 - Cover Story
NEWH - Summer 2021 - 67
NEWH - Summer 2021 - Project: Canopy Cancun
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NEWH - Summer 2021 - Project: Pressed Roots
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NEWH - Summer 2021 - Project: Giannino Mayfair
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NEWH - Summer 2021 - Project: Portola Hotel & Spa
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NEWH - Summer 2021 - Chapter Highlights
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NEWH - Summer 2021 - Save the Date
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NEWH - Summer 2021 - New Members
NEWH - Summer 2021 - 101
NEWH - Summer 2021 - 102
NEWH - Summer 2021 - 103
NEWH - Summer 2021 - Partner Profiles
NEWH - Summer 2021 - 105
NEWH - Summer 2021 - Ad Index
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