Nancy’s Design Studio Management experience began in 1990 at Chateau Interiors & Design after spending two years at Warmington Homes where she learned the new homebuilding business. At that time, Chateau Interiors & Design was the in-house design center for all Warmington Homes’ divisions in California and Nevada.
In 1996, the Southern California Division of William Lyon Homes recognized Chateau as an industry model and sought Nancy and her team’s leadership in the formation of its own similarly patterned affiliate design firm. During that time, Nancy became a design industry leader in creating and managing design studios.
In 2010 Nancy G. Consulting was formed. Her first client was The Irvine Company. She successfully developed and opened Irvine Pacific Design Center in March 2011 together with teaching the corporate group at The Irvine Company the design center business.
In 2013, she joined the team at William Lyon Homes to create, open and manager their in-house design studios throughout California.
In 2015, together with the newly created Lyon Homes design studio, Nancy joined the team at Interior Specialists, Inc. as VP of Design Centers – West. This unique experience gave Nancy the opportunity to create a large design department, managing 285+ design team members and managing 68+ design studios.
With an eye towards excellence, her management expertise, her business savvy skills, her forward thinking and her continued love for the “design industry” together with her passion for teaching designers how to create a “finished home design” plan, Nancy is considered an “expert” in our industry today.
She has consulted with many home builders across the country to include TriPointe Homes, Maracay Homes, Quadrant Homes, Meritage Homes, Pulte Homes, Woodside Homes, MBK, Shea Homes Trilogy, Toll Brothers, History Maker Homes, Rendition Homes, Darling Homes as well as South Western Design in Texas.
Nancy has spoken at events including TBX Conference, Bridgeway Interactive Conferences, and Professional Women in Building Orange County. She has been featured in publications such as Haute Living, Floor Daily, Big Builder, Builder & Developer Magazine, TheFreeLibary.com and LA Times. Nancy served on the board of Southern California Floor Covering Association and has been the recipient of the Design Center of The Year Award. Nancy is also an advocate for working with young people and created “Building You” and a non-profit called “Re-Raise America” that both encompass her ideas.
Currently, Nancy resides in Orange County, California with her 4-legged babies. She is the proud mother of her two grown sons, Michael and Austin.