Kimberly JOI McDonald, of Designing JOI LLC. Joins the Exclusive Haute Design Network

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Kimberly JOI McDonald, of Designing JOI LLC, Has Joined the Prestigious Haute Design Network for the Las Vegas Market.

Kimberly JOI McDonald

The expanding Haute Design Network is pleased to welcome Kimberly JOI McDonald, of Designing JOI, LLC. A former government lobbyist and executive, McDonald has since become an award winning designer. Her design goals are to execute successful, beautiful and custom sustainable designs for high-end residential, commercial, and hospitality projects, with efficient, functional spaces that are tailored to meet the client’s needs.

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Haute Design Network selects interior designers that have displayed a high level of expertise and accomplishment in their field. This exclusive circle of leading interior designers is invited to bring their past, current, and future work to Haute Living readers. McDonald and her colleagues are featured on Haute Design Network’s comprehensive website as exclusive interior design professionals, along with daily blog posts, articles, and up-to-date reports related to design, real estate, and luxury. All this and more may be accessed by visiting

About Kimberly JOI McDonald:

Kimberly JOI McDonald, an award winning interior designer, is the Owner and Principal of Designing JOI, LLC. A former successful 12-year local government lobbyist and executive, Kimberly has forged an exciting career in professional residential and hospitality interior design. She is a Past Finance Director of the American Society of Interior Designers California Central / Nevada Chapter. She is the Founder & President of the Interior Design Society Las Vegas Chapter, a first for Nevada. She possesses a Masters in Public Administration, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and a Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design.

Professional Design & Trade Memberships:

  •     American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), Allied Member
  •     Interior Design Society (IDS), Associate Member
  •     National Executive Women in Hospitality (NEWH), Associate Member
  •     National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), Industry Member Company

Design Leadership & Awards:

  •     Winner –Design Excellence Award – 3rd Place Residential Remodel - American Society of Interior Designers California Central / Nevada Chapter [ASID] (Sept. 2012)
  •     Founder & President of Las Vegas Chapter, Interior Design Society
  •     Past Finance Director, American Society of Interior Designers California/Nevada Chapter (Oct. 2011 - Feb. 2012)
  •     Past Salon Interior Designer - Las Vegas Design Salon of the Las Vegas Design Center at World Market Center Las Vegas (July 2010 - Nov. 2011)
  •     Internship & Design Assistant - Robb & Stucky Interiors (Jan.-February 2009)
  •     1st Semi-Finalist (Part of a Team) / Runner-Up, Design-A-Suite Downtown Competition (El Cortez Hotel and Las Vegas Design Center at World Market Center Las Vegas (July 2010)

Additional Leadership Accomplishments:

  •     Past Governor Appointee of the Nevada Commission on Homeland Security & Lead Co-Chair of the By-Laws & Legislative Subcommittee (2003 - 2005)
  •     National Honor: 1998 “Top Ten Business Women of America” of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA)
  •     General Chairman of the 2003 ABWA National Convention
  •     National ABWA Secretary-Treasurer (1999-2000)
  •     National Trustee of the ABWA Stephen Bufton Memorial Education Fund (1998-00)
  •     Founder & President of the ABWA Las Vegas Executive Express Network (2002-05)
  •     President of ABWA Southern Nevada Area Council of Presidents (1996 & 2003)
  •     Freelance Columnist “Legislative Watch,” of former business /entrepreneur publication (2006)
  •     Honoree - Las Vegas In Business’ “Rising Stars Under 40" (1 of 25 selected from approx. 100 nominations) [2004]
  •     State of Nevada Attorney General’s Role Model Award (1995) [Inaugural Award]
  •     Distinguished Women of Southern Nevada (1999 & 1997)
  •     The Rose-Role Model Award - Black Professional Women’s Alliance (2000)
  •     3CMA Savvy Award - City / Country Communications & Marketing Assoc. - Creative Marketing & Communications Best Citizen Participation (1999)
  •     Secretary-Treasurer of the Local Government Managers’ Association of Nevada (1997-98)
  •     Founder & President of Pi Alpha Alpha 105th Chapter of the National Honorary Society for Public Administration and Public Affairs - Masters Program Honor Society at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (1996-98)

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