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Q&A

Meet Stacy Costa

Atlanta chapter president and hospitality specialist,
Koroseal Interior Products Group

How did you become involved in NEWH?
In 2003, I attended my fi rst NEWH event: the Scholarship
Awards Gala at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta. It was rich with
industry professionals, sales reps, purchasers, students,
designers, and principals. I remember thinking to myself, 'I want
to be a part of this.'
What has NEWH done for you, both personally and professionally?
Starting as a purchasing agent in the early 1990s, I have grown
up in this industry and NEWH has been an instrumental part
of my development. NEWH has contributed to my success in
sales, in obtaining gainful employment, and most importantly,
in forming lasting friendships. Being on the board of NEWH has
allowed me to give back to an industry that I love.
Looking ahead, what are you most looking forward to in your role
with NEWH?
My favorite part of the year is coming up, when we award
scholarships to deserving hospitality students. These gifted
students have fueled my desire to help grow our fundraising
events and raise more money for scholarship. Every year
our chapter fi nds ways to raise more money and extend our
reach to more students. In 2017, I will move into my role as
past-president. I look forward to having more time to mentor
students and serve on a fundraising committee.
What were some of the highlights from the first part of 2016?
On January 22nd, the Atlanta chapter hosted its Regional
Tradeshow & After-Party at the Cobb Galleria. The highlight was
definitely the Panelist Discussion: Hospitality Outlook featuring
Atlanta-based industry leaders. On April 26th, our chapter hosted
its second annual Student Portfolio at the Porcelanosa showroom
where students received informative design advice, career
coaching, and résumé review by some of Atlanta's top designers.

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Tell us about your company. Any recent initiatives or launches?
Since its beginnings as a manufacturer of high-quality
wallcoverings more than 50 years ago, Koroseal is now a onesource destination for a wide variety of interior products including
wallcovering, wall protection systems, tackable surfaces, digital
surfaces, acoustical treatments, dimensions metal surfaces, wall
finishing, and textiles. I am most excited about our rebranding
initiatives to help customers navigate through our family of
product both on the web and in their library.
What trends are you paying attention to in the industry?
I am excited about the projections for new growth and
development within our industry. In my experience, in down
economic times, the hospitality industry is the fi rst to suffer and
last to recover. Since hospitality is my main focus, I am pleased
to see it recovering and trending a healthy project pipeline.
When you aren't working or at an NEWH event, where can we
find you?
David and I love to go on road trips, camping and RVing every
chance we get. Any opportunity to get my three beautiful
children Brandon, Ashley, and Amber in one room and I'm
there. Finally, I absolutely love visiting with my fi rst grandchild,
Lana Taylor. ❙❘❚


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News
Who’s Who
Have You Seen?
Have You Seen?
Scholarships
Sustainability
Q&A: Stacy Costa
Q&A: Sandy Banks
Q&A: Ron McDaniel
On the Scene
Project: Los Chingones
Project: Embassy Row
Project: Springhill Suites & Residence Inn San Diego Bayfront
Partner Profiles
Chapter Highlights
Save the Date
New Members
Ad Index
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