Being an accomplished professional working within Fortune 500 Companies, Chicago Public Schools, the hospitality industry, and nonprofits, Joy has worked in various coordinating and managerial positions at well- known companies such as American Express, The Northern Trust Company, and Hyatt Regency Hotels throughout her career. She obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Accounting from Florida A&M University.
Although she enjoyed many aspects of her professional experiences, decorating, organizing, and event planning /coordination is where she has naturally excelled for the past 14+ years. Joy’s background has advanced her proficiency in skillful negotiating for ascertaining cost efficient budgets, off-site/ on-site general business strategic planning support, superior client servicing, time-management, and goal-attainment while teaching her hands-on how to monitor and actively create an overall seamless, beautiful, and functional environment. These skill-sets and abilities are crucial when working with her clients to deliver a one-of-a-kind, unforgettable project that is a true reflection of them individually or their business.
Joy’s design inspiration comes from her ability to look at ordinary things and see them in extraordinary ways. Her gifts of professional organization, exquisite attention to detail, creative imagination, and design concepts has earned her a reputation for unparalleled distinction as an event planner and decorator. She is an innovator and trendsetter that’s best known for her unique memorable ideas and unexpected décor accents. Finding and incorporating small special and meaningful touches is her signature. She will execute her client’s concepts flawlessly while maintaining a very professional, pleasant and helpful demeanor to ensure an amazing, yet mutually fulfilling experience for her staff, the best-in-class merchants, her client, and the expected guest.