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Pacific Gate San Diego
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Masters of Architecture with a minor in Art, 2007

NewSchool of Architecture and Design, San Diego CA

Bachelors of Science in Interior Design with an emphasis in Hospitality Management, 2003

Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA


Work Experience:


Cley Atelier: Owner / Principal / Senior Design Consultant

Direct to Client & Consulting Services (remote - freelance - contract)

Based in San Diego, CA & Remote services provided globally


    Hospitality Projects:

  • Sunnyvale Hotel; Guestrooms & Spa

Consulting for Nicole Hollis, San Francisco

  • Avow Napa Restaurant

           Consulting for Brayton Hughes Design Studios , San Francisco

  • Fairmont Chateau Whistler; Gold Renovation & Expansion Model Room  

           Consulting for HBA, San Francisco 

    Residential Projects:

  • Hollywood Hills Residence, Los Angeles, CA

Consulting for KRSD, Los Angeles, CA​

  • Warehouse Loft Residence, San Francisco, CA

Consulting for Scheiber Design Group, San Francisco

  • Carolina Drive Residence, Merced CA

Consulting for Studio Hatch, Oakland CA​

  • Allied Gardens Residence, San Diego CA 

           Cley Atelier

  • North Park Residence, San Diego CA 

           Cley Atelier

  • Irvine Co. Apartment Development / Newport Beach, CA. USA

           Consulting for Drake Design Collaborative, San Francisco 

  • Point Loma Residence, San Diego CA 

           Consulting for Scheiber Design Group, San Francisco

  • Rancho Santa Fe Residence, CA 

           Consulting for Scheiber Design Group, San Francisco


Brayton Hughes Design Studios, Senior Designer / Project Manager

Supervisor: Janea Nakagawa / San Francisco CA 94104 / Phone: +1.415.291.8100



    Hospitality Projects:    

  • Canopy (by Hilton) / Baltimore, Maryland. USA

Project Manager: New Construction Interior Architecture - Public Spaces & Guestrooms

  • Yellowstone Club Bighorn Bar & Lounge / Big Sky, Montana USA

Project Manager: FF&E and Millwork renovation

  • Yellowstone Club Lakeside Lobby / Big Sky, Montana USA

Project Manager: FF&E and Millwork renovation

    Senior Living:

  • San Francisco Towers, San Francisco CA

Project Manager: Renovation of the Memory Care​ & Assisted Living Floors


    Commercial Projects:

  • Irvine Company 600 Block Offices / Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA

Interior Architectural Design, Construction Documents & Permit Sets for 3 Office Lobby Spaces


HBA (Hirsch Bedner Associates): Senior Designer / Project Manager

Supervisor: Meghann Day / San Francisco, CA 94105 / Phone: +1.415.362.8900



    Hospitality Projects:

  • E-Suites / San Rafael, CA

           Project Manager: Interior Design, Construction Documents & FF&E Specifications -Guest Suites &                      Public Spaces: Lobby,  Lounge, Pool, Bar, Restaurant, Meeting Rooms, Ballroom & Pre-                                         function/Terrace 

  • Edgewood Resort / Lake Tahoe, Nevada

           Designer : Interior Design & Construction Documents -Spa & Salon

  • Fairmont Banff Springs / Alberta, Canada

           Project Manager : Interior Design, Construction Documents & FF&E Specifications -Gold Lounge &                   Suites

  • Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise / Lake Louise, Canada

           Project Manager : Interior Design, Construction Documents & FF&E Specifications -Gold Lounge &                   Suites


    Residential Projects:

  • Pacific Gate / San Diego, CA. USA

Project Manager: Luxury Condo Tower / IA & ID, Construction Documents & FF&E Specifications for residences & shared common spaces + Sales Gallery & Model Unit Showroom


BAR Architects: Project Manager / Designer

Contact: Liza Bass / San Francisco CA 94111 / Phone: +1.415.293.5700



    Residential Projects:

  • Pacific Heights Residence / San Francisco, CA

High-end Single Family Residence / Interior Design, Custom Built-in Design, Custom Fireplace Design and Detailing, Space Planning & FF&E Specifications


    Commercial Projects:

  • PHI / UCLA Film Archive & Preservation Center / Santa Clarita, CA

Interior Design and FF&E Specifications

  • BAR Architects Office / San Francisco, CA

Interior Architectural Design & Construction Documents, Interior Construction detailing, Interior Design & FF&E  Specifications


C Designs Interiors: Owner / Independent Contractor / Consultant



    Hospitality Projects:

  • bdwest Design Competition (Finalist) / Spa-Tacular 

The Memorable Guest Bathroom / “A modern take on the traditional Turkish Bath” 


    Retail / Commercial:

  • Sephora / contracting with McCall Design Group 

  • Victoria’s Secrete / contracting with McCall Design Group 


Forrest Perkins: Interior Architectural Designer

Supervisor: Clifford Tuttle / San Francisco, CA 94102 / Phone: 415.923.5887




  • Hilton San Francisco Union Square / San Francisco, CA

IA Design & CD’s, CA & Project coordination with partner Architectural Firm (MBH Architects), Contractors & consultants.

  • Ritz-Carlton / San Francisco & Marina Del Rey, CA 

Lobby Interior Renovation, CD's & FF&E

  • Marriott Marquis / San Francisco, CA

Guestrooms, Suites and Concierge Lounge renovation

  • The Palmer House Hilton / Chicago, IL

Guestrooms renovation

  • Fairmont San Francisco / San Francisco, CA

Grand Ballroom renovation


Klang & Associates: Designer

Supervisor: Lisa Klang / Carlsbad, CA 92010 / Phone: 760.438.1144



    High-end Residential / Hospitality Projects:

  • Dragon Springs / Beijing China

Architectural design, Interior Design & Construction Documents for 5 model Estates and a Clubhouse. Unique project coordination between Chinese and American building and overall project standards.

  • Campanas Clubhouse / San Antonio, Texas

 Interior Design and Design Documents for this 10,000 square-foot clubhouse with game room, library and ball room.


    Hospitality / Senior Living / Historical Preservation Projects:

  • Hotel Sandford / San Diego, CA

  Interior Design Project Manager: FF&E Specifications, IA drawing set, Custom Built-in design.


Architectural Concepts: Designer  

Supervisor: Margit Whitlock / Point Loma, San Diego CA 92106 / Phone: 619.206.8328



    Hospitality Projects

  • Club Regina / Cancun & Los Cabos MX

ARDY Gold Award (2008) for Refurbishment –Architecture & Interior Design

Interior Design, Custom Furniture Design, Presentation Boards, Site Verifications, & FF&E Specifications. 

  • Island Empress / Pensacola, FL

Architectural Design & Interior Design of 216 unit Luxury Fractional High Rise

Wine Grotto / Lobby / Indoor Spa / Rooftop Deck / Model Luxury Unit

  • Golden Door / Escondido, CA

Architectural Design, Interior Design & Construction Documents of typical suite, dining room, spa and lounge areas for this exclusive Destination Spa Resort.


    Commercial Projects:

  • General Dynamics (Military/Government) / San Diego, CA

Space Planning, Interior Design & FF&E Specifications

  • It’s All About the Girl / San Diego, CA

Tenant Improvement / Interior Renovation of this unique Retail Space.

IA Design, CD’s, Lighting Design, Custom FF&E Design & Specifications, Instillation Coordination.

  • Sharp Electronics / Santee, CA

Tenant Improvement / Interior Renovation


Thoryk Architecture: Designer

Supervisor: Paul Thoryk / Point Loma, San Diego, CA 92106 


    Residential Projects:

  • Mulholland Drive Residence / Los Angeles, CA. USA

           Luxury Single Family Residence / Architecture & IA Space Planning (Schematic Design)

  • Escala Condo's / Seattle, WA. USA

           Luxury Multi Family Condo Residences / Interior Architecture (Thoryk as the Design Architect)


American Institute of Architects: Work Study 

San Diego, CA 92101

4/05- 4/06


Ethan Allen: Interior Designer 

La Mesa, CA

8/03- 10/04


Design Interiors: Summer Internship 

Blacksburg, VA

5/02- 8/02



Relevant Skills:



2022: Light & AutoCAD Architecture / Proficient / 20+yrs experience


Construction Documents & Detailing: 

Full Package preparation / high-end Interior Architectural & Millwork Detailing 


Adobe Suite: 

Photoshop, Lightroom & InDesign 


Digital Modeling and Rendering:

SketchUp + Enscape


FF&E / Custom Furniture Design: 

Budgets, Selection, Design, Specification Writing, Purchasing & Instillation Supervision, Shop Drawings, Prototype Analysis


Construction Administration: 

RFI’s, Submittals, Consultant Coordination, Frame & Punch Walks & Bulletin Coordination

Site Verification's / Surveys


Building Code Research

Microsoft Office Suite: 

Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel & Word

Client Presentations: 

Concept Presentations, Budget Proposals, Digital Presentation Boards, Go-To presentations, PPT presentations. 


Project Management: 

Project team coordination, Collaborative Meetings, Coordination with Clients, Contractors, and Vendors, Project Scheduling, Budgets and follow-through.


International Project experience: 

Canada, Mexico, China & Indonesia


Graphic Design: 

Marketing Brochures & Presentation Boards


Personal Skills: 

Sharp organizational skills, highly detail oriented, thrives under pressure and tight deadlines, excels at multitasking and simultaneous multi-project coordination, focused, driven, good communication skills & strong leadership ability. 

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