Kimberly JOI McDonald is the Founder & CEO of Designing JOI, LLC, an award-winning and published professional residential and hospitality interior design consultation firm in Las Vegas, Nevada. She is …
Kimberly JOI McDonald is the Founder & CEO of Designing JOI, LLC, an award-winning and published professional residential and hospitality interior design consultation firm in Las Vegas, Nevada. She is the Immediate Past National President of the Interior Design Society (IDS) and serves on the Board of Directors (2020-21). Formerly as IDS National President, she served on the International Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC) [2018-19]. She is the first black IDS National President, and the inaugural chair of the first Diversity and Inclusion Committee. She is the Founder and Charter President of IDS Las Vegas Chapter, and a Past Finance Director for the ASID California Central / Nevada Chapter. She recently was awarded to be a 2021 Stylus Changemaker Award (inaugural class). She was selected to be a Real Vegas Magazine’s 2020 Women Who Wow: Women of Substance Honor (2020). She was selected to be MyVegas Magazine’s 2017 Top 100 Influential Women of Las Vegas, and a Past Distinguished Woman of Southern Nevada for years 1997, 1999 and 2015. She is a show house producer and co-interior designer of the 2020 Las Vegas Armoniosa Showhouse, filmed as part of “Best of Show,” reality TV Show on the Home Design Television Network, and one several designers featured in co-interior designer and author, Donna Moss’s same titled book, to be live-streamed in the future. Her first career was a lead lobbyist and government executive for the City of North Las Vegas. In college, she also pledged Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Education: Masters in Public Administration (Summa cum Laude), Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design (Honors). Kimberly enjoys leadership, community service, and charitable designs and endeavors, in addition to her creative, writing, entrepreneurial, and joyous pursuits.
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