The objective of the Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity Committee is to promote an environment of Equity, Inclusion and Diversity within NEWH, Inc. and NEWH Chapters/Regional Groups by focusing on programs that provide scholarships, networking opportunities, education, and recognition of the work and achievements of our members.


NEWH Equity/Inclusion/Diversity Team


Valerie Coleman
Vice President/Equity, Inclusion & Diversity
Marriott International, Inc.
Senior Interior Design Manager

Leonardo Luciano
Director/Equity, Inclusion & Diversity
P/Kaufmann Contract
West Coast Sales Manager






Doug Amirault
Choice Hotels Canada

Beth Bierly-Goodworth

Best Western Hotels & Resorts

Rosalie Capiral-Little
Lou Verne by Studio 11 Design
Jessica Casiano
Washington DC Metro
Marriott International, Inc.

Holly Gonzales
Mid-South Region
CANVAS Group, Inc.

Linda Hinojosa
Orange County Regional
Formica Corporation

Ant Khummongkhol

San Francisco Bay Area
Bar Architects & Interiors

Tabatha Luciano
Shelby Williams

Jill Matsumoto
Wabi Sabi Hospitality

Mina Noimuang
Los Angeles
MDC Interior Solutions

Elena Oglesby
South Florida
Erica Shamrock Textiles

Ani Quintero
Las Vegas
M | R Design Lab
Ryan Richards
Rocky Mountain
DH Companies

Joemy Vega
DV Studio

Lissette Wispe
New York
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts