Ms. Shanahan is an accomplished interior designer with more than twenty years of professional design experience. She serves as Managing Director of Design for HVS Design, an international hospitality interior design firm, where she oversees and manages the design team as well as creates exceptional designs for the firm’s portfolio of boutique and branded projects. In addition to hospitality, Ms. Shanahan has extensive experience with commercial, industrial, health care, assisted living, and residential projects. Prior to joining the HVS Design team, Ms. Shanahan was a Project Director for an international hospitality interior design firm. She also founded her own successful full-service interior design firm, Studio East Design. She is NCIDQ, a member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), and Network of Executive Women in Hospitality (NEWH).