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Member Profile

Kathy Browning Owner/Principal Designer at Design Consultants
Address: 708 Terrace Ave Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4745 Email: kgbrowning@att.net Call: 7576183876
Coastal Virginia Building Industry Association
Local HBA
Convention and Meetings
More about Kathy Browning Professional Interior Design degree- The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Design background- retail, contract, adult care living and residential design
Instructor -Interior Design Department of Tidewater Community College
Owner - Design Consultants, a 42-year-old business working exclusively in the building industry

Over 1000 merchandised model homes, condominiums, apartments, clubhouses, and community buildings and adult care living facilities throughout the south and northeast
Best Interior Merchandising awards
NAHB International Builder‘s Show speaker and moderator

HBA Involvement
Coastal Virginia Building Industry Association
Homearama Interior Designer, Member of the Board of Directors, Chairman of the Sales and Marketing Council, Chairman of the Stanley Awards, member of the Green Building Council, Membership Committee and Professional Women in Building Council

NAHB Involvement
Convention and Meetings Committee- IBS Attendee Marketing Subcommittee Chair (2), Education Committee Representative, Convention Education Representative
Convention Education Subcommittee member
Design Committee - Committee Chair, Best in America Living Awards Co-Chair, Education Subcommittee Chair, BALA Hall of Fame Chair
Education Committee Member
Healthier Homes and Community Subcommittee member
IBS Ambassador
Knowledge and Innovation Subcommittee member
National Sales and Marketing Council Trustee, Board of Governors for the Institute of Residential Marketing
Professional Women in Building Council member
Sustainability and Green Building Subcommittee member, S&GB Education Working Group Chair

Professional Designations
Master of the Institute of Residential Marketing, Certified Marketing Professional, Certified Green Professional, Certified Aging in Place

University Involvement
The University of Tennessee Virginia Bay Area Alumni Association President
The University of Tennessee Alumni Board of Governors
The University of Tennessee College of Architecture + Design Alumni Advocacy Board

Community Involvement
Junior League of Norfolk/Virginia Beach, Board of Directors
Leadership Hampton Roads Alumni Board
Tidewater Alumnae Panhellenic Association, President
Phi Mu Tidewater Alumnae Chapter, President
National Officer of Phi Mu Women’s Fraternity
Virginia Beach United Methodist Church Administrative Board member
Virginia Beach Citizens Emergency Relief Team
City of Virginia Beach Resort Planning and Design Review Committee member

Publication Credits
National Association of Homebuilders Sales and Marketing Ideas Magazine
Builder Magazine
Virginian Pilot Design Lines