Faith Marabella has specialized in Senior Living Design for over 20 years; first as an Architect, then as an Interior Designer. She now owns Wellesley Design Consultants, Inc. in Haverhill, MA which has a rich history designing Senior Living for more than 30 years. She carries on that expertise, while continuously innovating in a dynamic market by attending conferences, seminars, and symposiums. Faith is a member of the Ageless Living Collaborative; an active think tank looking to change the narrative around Senior Living. She actively collaborates with manufacturers who focus on the best solutions for Seniors. Faith is passionate about her affordable housing projects that contribute towards minimizing the current New England housing crisis. Faith instills in her team that, “Senior design, is Universal design”.
Interior Designer & FF&E Specialist: Christine has been in the design field for 19 years specializing in both commercial and residential design. Christine graduated Endicott College with a BS in Interior Design, and Hesser College with a BS in Marketing. Prior to joining WDC Christine was designing kitchens and bathrooms in a residential setting, and before that has several years experience in space planning and designing with commercial furniture, specifically Herman Miller and Allsteel furniture. Christine’s favorite part of design is space planning and selecting material to make every project unique. Christine loves to travel and explore new places, painting, and loves all animals. Favorite quote: “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use the more you have.” –Maya Angelou
Interior Designer & Project Manager – NCIDQ, LEED AP, IIDA, Dawn has over two decades of commercial interior design and project management experience. She is highly skilled in all phases of design from programming to contract administration. She is highly experienced in developing long lasting relationships and maintaining project goals. She has an in-depth knowledge of architecture, construction, building materials, codes and LED lighting. Her extensive list of commercial projects includes corporate offices, headquarters, operation centers, financial institutions, retail spaces, medical buildings and hospitality. She received her BS degree in Interior Design from Endicott College and graduated top in her class. Dawn collects topiaries, enjoys historic architecture, loves estate gardens and finds joy repurposing antiques. Her energy comes from years of Zumba dance and Strong bootcamp class.
Interior Designer – Sydney comes from a background of luxury multi-family unit complexes and privatize student apartment housing. Magna Cum Laude graduate from Endicott College with a BFA in Interior Design, Sydney relishes all phases of the design process. She has a strong passion for the Building Information Modeling (BIM) program Revit and enjoys sharing with others her +5 years of user experience with the program. Sydney enjoys creating spaces for people, interpreting their needs and fabricating spaces and configurations that help them live their lives with ease, comfort, and joy while sparking moments of creativity. Some other passions of hers includes film and photography, DIY home improvement projects, and hunting for second-hand deals.
CFO – “Chief Fun Officer” – Penelope has the most important job of all – making our office fun and not too serious! With the help of her trusty ball, Penelope spends her days trotting around the office in search of someone to play with her and makes sure that everyone is having a great day. She also acts as our office greeter, and ensures that everyone who enters the office knows that we’re all about having fun.
Principal Founder of Wellesley Design Consultants, Inc., Anne has many years of experience as a project designer in interior design, working with architectural firms in the Bahamas and England before moving to Boston area in 1973. Prior to forming Wellesley Design Consultants, she was responsible for the interior design for North Hill in Needham MA in 1982 and in 2010 was asked to return and work on its repositioning. Her architectural education was received from the School of Architecture, Kingston-upon-Hull, England.
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