WHAT MAKES US UNIQUE?It's Our Process
Great design is more than a set of drawings. At IIG, we foster a studio culture that imagines, creates, and delivers. Our goal is to tell our clients’ stories through an artistic lens that ultimately brings to life a space you can experience with all senses. Our services include interior design, procurement, and branding. Learn more about our talented team below.
Visionary Leader, Client-Focused
As the CEO and founder of IIG, Patti brings 30 years of experience, passion, and excellence to the design industry. She is a true visionary and progressive thinker, promoting the growth and success of young professionals in our industry while successfully building a team and portfolio of work that exceeds all expectations. IIG is more than a studio: it is a culture of award-winning innovative force. As one of the top interior architecture firms in the hospitality business, IIG balances a powerhouse creative team with meticulous design execution.
Sr. VP of Design
Strong in Concept, Experienced in Execution
With over 13 years of design and project management experience in hospitality design, Leslie—a 2011 Boutique 18 honoree—brings to IIG an extensive knowledge of major hotel brands, with her main focus being the luxury and boutique hotel market. Understanding how a person experiences a space, evoking an emotional response to the design, and engaging all the senses drive Leslie in her design process. As the Sr. VP of design, Leslie leads design for IIG as well as our South Florida studio.
VP of Operations
A Builder of People, Teams, and Worldviews
With 15 years in executive-level operations with luxury hotel groups, Michelle continues to ask, “How do we improve and keep moving forward?” As part of IIG, her genuine energy and sense of humor can be infectious, but Michelle proactively and tactically plans ahead, taking a global overview of each project in design or procurement, connecting each business element. She believes in process and progress; most of all, she believes in people.
VP of Procurement
Knowledgeable with Experience, Client-Driven
With over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Lauri brings to IIG an extensive knowledge of procurement techniques, with a strong focus on leveraging IIG’s purchasing volumes to benefit their clients. Lauri’s ability to manage project timelines and understand construction processes sets her apart from many other procurement professionals. Her experience working for a hotel owner has given her an insight into the needs of our clients, for both new construction as well as renovation projects. Her focus on minimizing loss of revenue while driving lower costs is a benefit to IIG and our client base.
Director of Design
Design Expertise, Delivered with Precision
Technical process, management, and solutions bring our creative ideas to the built world. Keith leads our talented team in all aspects of the design process, including concept, detailed documentation, technical expertise, and project management. Keith’s hands-on approach to problem-solving and client communications ensures the successful delivery of every project at IIG.
Sr. Project Manager &
Accomplished in Design and Client Relationships
Betsy is an award-winning designer with over 25 years of dedicated hospitality design experience. She is an expert in full-service branded hotels and, with an extensive project management background, she will work toward developing relationships and opportunities for IIG. Betsy brings a fresh and functional energy to IIG’s growing portfolio, understanding that design, client perspective, and knowledge of hotel operations are key to hospitality success.