Director of interior design promoted at Spectrum Design Services

Cleveland, OH, October 21, 2009 – National award-winning Interior Design firm Spectrum Design Services is proud to announce that Kelli M. Schaffran has been promoted to Director of Interior Design. Schaffran is a veteran interior designer and has spent a majority of her career with Spectrum Design. In recent years she has been instrumental in maintaining the development and growth of the firm after it was acquired by mbi | k2m Architecture, Inc. in 2006.

As a well-known and respected designer in the hospitality industry, Schaffran has made a considerable contribution to the firm’s business development efforts by securing several recent projects and building relationships with clients based on trust and results. Under her leadership the Interior Design division has sustained growth and increased its brand awareness and market share in the hospitality industry nationwide.

“We are very excited to have Kelli take her place with our leadership team,” Scott C. Maloney, Director of mbi | k2m Architecture, Inc. “Her enthusiasm, strong leadership qualities, abilities and in-depth knowledge of interior design will help shape the future of Spectrum Design under her leadership.”

Schaffran, formerly a Vice President for Spectrum Design, recently completed a multi-million dollar interior renovation of the Cleveland Airport Marriott, in Cleveland, OH and is currently overseeing the interior design and procurement services for a 70,000SF event center in Morgantown, West Virginia.

Schaffran is a professional member of ASID (American Society of Interior Designers), a certified member of the NCIDQ (National Council for Interior Design Qualifications) and a Florida licensed interior designer. She is also a LEED Accredited Professional with the US Green Building Council. Schaffran received her Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design from Kent State University.

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