Executive Committee

  • Kacey Sharp

    Kacey Sharp

    President

  • Leena Nacy

    Leena Nacy

    VP/Administration

  • Melissa Davis

    Melissa Davis

    VP/Development

    Melissa Davis is an interior designer for the Landry’s restaurant group in Houston and has been involved in the local NEWH …

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  • Mary Slocum

    Mary Slocum

    Secretary

  • Kristin Kubala

    Kristin Kubala

    Treasurer

    Kristin Kubala has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Interior Design from Texas State University. She worked as a licensed des…

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  • Alison Sparer-Mulligan

    Alison Sparer-Mulligan

    Executive Advisor

Board of Directors

  • Melissa Davis

    Melissa Davis

    NEWH, Inc. Delegate

    Melissa Davis is an interior designer for the Landry’s restaurant group in Houston and has been involved in the local NEWH …

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  • Leena Nacy

    Leena Nacy

    NEWH, Inc. Delegate

  • Francesca  Sosa

    Francesca Sosa

    Scholarship

    Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Francesca Sosa studied Interior Architecture at the University of Houston. As a graduate …

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  • Sara Kaiser

    Sara Kaiser

    Membership

  • Cameron Moore

    Cameron Moore

    Programming

  • Lindsay Kunst

    Lindsay Kunst

    Marketing

    Lindsay began her journey in the interior design community by delving into the fabric and textile industry in 2012, with Arch…

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Committee Chair

  • Mary Brightwell

    Mary Brightwell

    Chair/Programming

Melissa Davis

Melissa Davis

VP/Development

Melissa Davis is an interior designer for the Landry’s restaurant group in Houston and has been involved in the local NEWH Chapter since graduating from Texas Christian University in 2013. Melissa has a passion for creating exciting spaces and experiences through design, as well as connecting with others in and strengthening the Houston hospitality community.

Kristin Kubala

Kristin Kubala

Treasurer

Kristin Kubala has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Interior Design from Texas State University. She worked as a licensed designer in Austin, TX before moving to Houston and making the transition into commercial flooring sales. Kristin is an expert on creating, building, and managing relationships within the design community. With ten years of Interior Design and seven years of Resilient Flooring Sales under her belt, she brings a unique blend of creativity and flooring knowledge to customers.

Melissa Davis

Melissa Davis

NEWH, Inc. Delegate

Melissa Davis is an interior designer for the Landry’s restaurant group in Houston and has been involved in the local NEWH Chapter since graduating from Texas Christian University in 2013. Melissa has a passion for creating exciting spaces and experiences through design, as well as connecting with others in and strengthening the Houston hospitality community.

Francesca  Sosa

Francesca Sosa

Scholarship

Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Francesca Sosa studied Interior Architecture at the University of Houston. As a graduate of the first class to offer this major, she helped to pioneer the development of the university in the field of architecture and design. Francesca joined Inventure Design as an Intern with the intentions to absorb real-world industry knowledge and further develop her design skills as she transitions into a role as an Associate. Her passion for detail allows her be both creative and attentive to projects.

Lindsay Kunst

Lindsay Kunst

Marketing

Lindsay began her journey in the interior design community by delving into the fabric and textile industry in 2012, with Architex Fabrics. Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Lindsay moved to Houston to explore textile sales, industry networking, and design. She enjoys bold designs, colorful patterns and exploring new fabric technologies. Her attention to detail, knowledge and creativity with textiles, and ability to connect with clients allows an ease of flow from initial design concepts to completed projects. Lindsay joined the NEWH Houston Chapter in January 2016 as the Marketing and Public Relations chair.