Director of Interior Design
As a dedicated and creative design professional with 24 years of work experience in architectural and interior design, Vanessa has gained expertise in establishing rapport with clients and consultants and a proven ability to generate fresh solutions for the renovation of internal spaces. Specialties include: Hospitality, Gaming, Retail, Dining, Entertainment, Commercial, Office, Municipal and Religious.
Growing up in Las Vegas, Vanessa has had the unique opportunity to work for highly acclaimed architectural and interior design firms. Vanessa first joined YWS in 2002 and was involved in many hospitality, gaming, retail and dining projects, working with properties such as MGM, Bellagio and Treasure Island. In 2010, Vanessa moved to Michigan, gaining the opportunity to work on several large scale interior design projects for companies such as Ford Motor Company and Masco Corporation. Vanessa rejoined the YWS family in 2017 as the Director of Interior Design to assist in establishing new client relationships and ensuring growth for the division globally.
Degree: Vanessa graduated from the University of Nevada Las Vegas with a Masters of Architecture.
Certification/Accreditation: Licensed as an Interior Designer, certified by NCIDQ (National Council for Interior Design Qualification) and attained her LEED AP certification specializing in Commercial Interiors and is a Professional Member of ASID (American Society of Interior Designers).