Interior Image Group (IIG) has announced that Brooke Traeger-Tumsaroch has joined the firm as studio director and principal, based at the company’s Indiana headquarters.
In her new role, Traeger-Tumsaroch will oversee all projects from concept to completion while providing design leadership to the Indiana office. She will work closely alongside Patti Tritschler, IIG’s CEO and founder, as well as Leslie Schultz, senior vice president of design, in assisting with the development and expansion of the IIG brand while ensuring each project achieves its full potential and profitability. Her client roster will include global brands such as Marriott International and Hilton, in addition to other hotel companies.
Traeger-Tumsaroch brings a full suite of expertise to IIG—studio management, business development, and marketing, paired with an understanding of how to guide and mentor up-and-coming designers. She has a background of over 16 years of experience in the luxury hotel and F&B industries, and a proven track record of leading large-scale projects.
She previously served as studio leader and associate principal at ForrestPerkins where her main focus was launching the firm’s new Chicago office. Prior to her role at ForrestPerkins, she lived in Bangkok, where she worked as a design director at AvroKO overseeing luxury hospitality and F&B interior design projects in Asia and the Middle East. Notable projects include the Rosewood Hotel Bangkok: Nan Bei Chinese restaurant and Lennon’s bar; Waldorf Astoria Bangkok: Bull & Bear restaurant, Champagne Bar, and Loft; Four Seasons Amman: La Capitale restaurant; Palmer House Hilton; and the Renaissance Arlington Capital View.
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