About

EXPERIENCE

  • 22 years as Certified Kitchen Designer
  • 30 years designing functional and aesthetic kitchens and baths, home offices, computer and entertainment centers and laundry areas
  • Prepare quality drawings for new construction and remodeling projects
  • Coordinate design requirements and the specification of all interior finishes
  • Designer of the DESIGN HOUSE projects for the Maricopa County Home Show ~ January & May, 2004 
  • Monthly seminars on Kitchen & Bath design
  • “Designing with Nancy” weekly talk show on KKNT 960 am –February ~ September, 2005 
  • Designer & specifier for the world’s first SABS House created by Strata Technologies
  • Co-founder of CookieCommand.com – organized 275 volunteer bakers at 17 various Arizona locations to bake 36,000 cookies for our Troops – Christmas, 2007
  • 1st Place Award, National Kitchen Design Contest, sponsored by Sharp
  • 65 podcasts published to iTunes under Kitchen & Bath Design Chat
  • 2007 -Editor & founder of “DesignersCircleHQ.com” – an online magazine for the Design Community.
  • Masquerade Ball 2015 –  Founder & Chairperson for charity fundraiser.

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • International Solid Surface Fabricators Association (ISSFA)
  • Past President (2001-2003) Arizona Chapter – National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA)
    Past Vice-President of Programming, Arizona Chapter(2002-4, 2010)
    Past President, Arizona Chapter(2005-6)
    Past Vice-president of Communications, Arizona Chapter (2007-8)
    Past Vice-President of Programming, Arizona Chapter(2010)
  • International Furnishings & Design Association (IFDA)
    Past Vice-President of Industry Partners (2009), Arizona Chapter
  • American Builder Magazine – Past Advisory Board Member
  • Phoenix College, School of Interior Design – Past Advisory Board Member
  • ASID – Industry Partner – 2013 – 2015
  • Advisory Board member for Lymphomia Research FoundationHome Tour – 2013 to 2015

PUBLICATIONS

  • American Builder Magazine – “Designing with Nancy”
    June, 2002, May 2004, March/April 2007, May/June 2007, July/August 2007, Fall 2007                                 
  • Arizona Republic – July, 2003
  • Arizona Republic – March, 2005
  • Phoenix Home & Garden – June, 2005
  • Desert AdvocateOctober, 2005
  • NKBA Profiles – November, 2005
  • Desert AdvocateDecember, 2005
  • Phoenix Home & Garden June, 2006
  • BuilderNews Magazine –  February, 2008
  • BuilderNews Magazine April & June,  2008, Jan, Feb, April & May 2009
  • Designers Circle HQ.comFounder & Editor –  May, 2009 – Present
  • Kitchen remodel project published in Brizo‘s 2015 product catalog
  • Kitchen remodel project published on Brizo.com