Briehn is passionate about designing solutions tailored to her clients’ needs and believes your business should reflect who you are and reinforce your company’s story both externally and internally. Her signature is to listen and bring solutions that meet clients’ budgets and exceed goals and expectations. Briehn loves the research component of her work and searches for opportunities to create flexible environments that mediate a balance between people, technology, and nature.
Briehn is involved in volunteering for several community based organizations, and seeks out opportunities to donate her time and creative talent to organizations focusing on the arts and youth development. She feels strongly that working with youth keeps her current, excited and inspired about Interior Design.
She is a member and volunteer with the Cathedral Arts Project, which works to provide art and music supplies, instruments and instruction to lower income schools and neighborhoods.
Briehn Wildman in an Interior Designer with more than 15 years of commercial design experience. She is a Senior Interior Designer and Project Manager at RS&H and has completed large projects in the Corporate Workplace, Higher Education and Aviation industries. Briehn holds a bachelor’s degree in Business and Marketing as well as an associate degree in Interior Design and has earned the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCDIQ).
Mary graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from Clemson University in 2002. With over 15 years of experience, Mary has worked on both Architectural and Interior Design projects within the Commercial Design industry including large corporate projects, higher education, government institutions, healthcare, and religious projects throughout the Southeast. Her favorite type of design is large scale renovation projects, with a passion for projects in Jacksonville’s Urban Core, including 121 Financial Credit Union Corporate Office Relocation, City Hall Annex Renovation, Jessie Ball duPont Center (Haydon Burns Library) Renovation, and iVenture Solutions. As a Licensed Interior Designer and LEED AP BD&C professional with Gresham, Smith and Partners her specialty focus is on LEED projects with twelve LEED Certified projects which include Bascom Palmer Eye Institute – Naples, Duval County Unified Courthouse and UF Health North Phase II – 92 Bed Patient Pavilion, and multiple State/Federal Government and Higher Education buildings.
Brooke Hall received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from Valdosta State University in 2004. She has over 10 years of experience as an Interior Designer and Project Manager for various companies from Atlanta, GA to Jacksonville, FL where she is currently a Facility Project Manager with Florida Blue, a Guidewell Company. Brooke has been an active participant and member of the IIDA North Florida Chapter since 2011 beginning with serving on various event committees before joining the Board as the Jacksonville City Center Director, President-Elect, President and Past President respectively. She also is a NCIDQ certificate holder and Registered Interior Designer in the state of Florida.
Over the years, my involvement with IIDA has given me some of the greatest friends, amazing career opportunities, leadership skills, a vast network of supporters to help me pass my licensing exams, meaningful connections with other industry professionals, and the opportunity to work side by side with some of the greatest leaders across the state in support of Interior Design.
The value of IIDA for me is irreplaceable and I am incredibly grateful for this organization and especially this chapter.
Emi comes from a rich and diverse architectural and commercial construction background. She has been deeply involved in the commercial construction industry since 2004 where she first learned the trade. She then followed in her father’s architectural footsteps and went to school for her Master of Fine Arts in Interior Design in South Florida at Miami International University. After working in interiors at a few Florida based design firms, she made the leap into flooring sales in 2014. She loves that her sales role allows her to be involved in the design and selection process, while acting as a technical consultant to her clients. Emi believes that creating a space that is functional as well as beautiful and inspirational is the greatest kind of art.
I am passionate about interiors and the history of design. Elevating our profession is of utmost importance to me. In 2014, I joined various event committees and that is where y love for this organization really took flight. I have had the honor of serving our North Florida Chapter on the Board as VP of Events since 2016, including one Chapter Leadership Council and am not looking back!
Kevin Gray completed his studies at West VA University and comes to North Florida with more than 20 years in the contract furniture business. Kevin has worked for numerous contract furniture dealerships in the Washington D.C. area, Atlanta area and North Florida area serving as owner and VP respectively. Kevin has been an IIDA Industry member for many years and truly appreciates working with the many talented designers within IIDA.
Stacy Perez is a newly appointed Account Executive for Nora Systems, Inc. covering North Florida and South Georgia. With over 10 years of experience in the contract furniture industry, Stacy is well versed in the sales and marketing aspects of the commercial construction industry. She received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Florida and also holds a Florida Real Estate license. She is involved with the local UF Alumni Association as well as several other charitable organizations. In her free time, she enjoys physical fitness and reading.
Madelen received her Bachelors of Science in Human Sciences/ Interior Design from Auburn University. She accepted a position with Saxelbye Architects following her internship in 2001. Madelen served on the IIDA Board as VP of Student Affairs and was responsible for Student Day and one of a few founding leaders of Cocktail Couture. Madelen spent years following in Real Estate and Design and almost a decade in the Healthcare and Diagnostic Sales industry. Currently, Madelen serves as the Market Director for CBI, a Knoll dealer, here in Jacksonville and assisted with the opening in Fall 2016. She enjoys spending time with her family, leading various non-profit organizations in philanthropic activities and serving as a Trustee of the Chamber of Commerce.
Hannon Holland, interior design graduate Florida State College, has had a passion for Interior Design from a young age. As a designer for Mayo Clinic as well as Workscapes, a Herman Miller dealer, she has 7 years of industry experience. Hannon is very people-centric and it is with this passion for both people and a creative outlet that she is able to impact the Jacksonville design community, as well as her clients, in a successful and positive way.
Nichole graduated from Kansas State University with a Masters of Interior Architecture and Product Design and a Minor in Leadership Studies. After graduating, Nichole moved to Kansas City to pursue an Interior Architecture position focusing on hospitality design within sports architecture facilities. While in Kansas City, she was an active member of the Mid America chapter of IIDA serving on the Student Affairs committee and was appointed Campus Center alumni for Kansas State University.
In 2018, Nichole moved to Jacksonville joining the Corporate and Urban Design department at Gresham Smith, where she currently works on corporate renovations and new construction projects of all scales.