Lead designer and owner of Riviera Outdoor Decor
Melissa is a graduate of the New York School of Interior Design. She holds a Master of Science from Texas A&M, Magna Cum Laude; Bachelor of Business, Texas A&M, Finance and Accounting; Custom Home Furnishings Academy- 15 Certifications including Outdoor Living.
Melissa has been honored three times- 2018, 2019 and 2020, to have received the highly coveted and esteemed International (IWCE)/Vision In addition, Melissa has had her designs published numerous times in both national and local media. For more detail see "Awards and Recognition".
She is the Vice President for the Custom Home Decor Network, former board member at large for the Window Coverings Association of America (WCAA) and the Immediate Past President for the Window Coverings Association of America- Virtual Chapter. She is also the Administrator for the Soft Furnishings and Upholstery Workroom- Network page of 1,200 members on Facebook.
Melissa started Riviera Decor almost twenty years ago followed by the specialty store of Riviera Outdoor Decor.