Jaclyn is a partner and owner at Harken Interiors, a Chicago-based interiors design studio with a focus on luxury senior living communities and hospitality design projects. Harken Interiors derives its name from hearken, meaning to listen, and places a premium on uncovering, developing, and delivering compelling client narratives, beautifully functional spaces, and outstanding resident and guest experiences. Founded in 2015, Harken Interiors has imagined from the ground up, completed complex renovations, and connected existing designs with new development. Jaclyn, her partner Chris Sommers, and their team work with complete commitment, propelled by robust competencies and emotional investment in properties and people. Jaclyn was named to Boutique Design’s Boutique 18 class of 2017. She holds degrees in Marketing, International Business, and Italian from Penn State and began her career in advertising with Disney. Jaclyn also has a BFA in Interior Design from Harrington College, and certificates in Hotel Design from Domus Academy in Milan and Retail Design from Central Saint Martins in London. With deep roots in hospitality and the human narrative, Jaclyn and Harken have translated that sensitivity, aesthetic, and vigor for details into their now established senior living interiors portfolio.