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From Blueprint to Legacy: Strategies on How and When to Exit

From Blueprint to Legacy: Strategies on How and When to Exit

Taking the previous president’s words, my “swan song” for my Construction Executive’s Association (CEA) Presidency in 2023 was to start a conversation around succession for our members. The concept of legacy is an important conversation for all companies to have but it is also key for trade associations.  I currently
From Chance Encounter to Gala Spotlight: My Journey with the Jewel Toned Gems

From Chance Encounter to Gala Spotlight: My Journey with the Jewel Toned Gems

I was honored to be invited to what I knew would be an intimate Gala. Little did I know that I’d be in the spotlight with the Jewel Toned Interiors family. To give you some history, it all began 8 years ago when I met Joy in Chicago at Midway
Running for a Cause: Our Journey with Gilda’s Club South Florida

Running for a Cause: Our Journey with Gilda’s Club South Florida

Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, I wanted to share a little bit about an amazing experience the Gems had last month as participants in the Gilda's Club of South Florida Race for Hope. If you aren't familiar with Gilda's Club, it’s a non-profit organization that supports cancer patients
From Intern to Innovator

From Intern to Innovator

Before I started my internship with Jewel Toned Interiors, I had no idea what to expect. From day one, I was immediately immersed into the world of design. The Gems greeted me with enthusiasm, and Ebony, JTI's Studio Coordinator, provided a comprehensive schedule for the week. My first day began
Picture Perfect Event

Picture Perfect Event

I was excited to participate in a remarkable event hosted by Jewel Toned Interiors (JTI) in support of Children's Harbor, a nationally accredited child welfare organization. The gathering brought together a diverse network of individuals and showcased captivating wildlife photography by Daniel Wakefield while indulging in delicious cuisine from Arc
A Night of Celebrating Generosity and Hope

A Night of Celebrating Generosity and Hope

“I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.” - Maya AngelouBreast cancer is a battle that affects not only the individuals fighting the disease, but also their loved ones and the community at large. In recognition of this, the Breast Rest Retreat was