Katherine Cortese

Vice President of Hospitality Design


Katherine joined the Company in 2015 as Vice President of Hospitality with 20 years of experience in luxury hospitality design. Prior to joining the Company, Katherine served as Senior Design Manager for Latin America and the Caribbean where she was responsible for design direction for eleven brands representing Hilton Worldwide. Focused in the growing regions of Mexico and Colombia, Katherine oversaw 50 plus projects including new developments, conversions and renovations of existing hotels. With Wilson Associates, an internationally acclaimed hospitality interior design firm with projects worldwide, Katherine successfully led all aspects of the design process customized to each project. Her portfolio includes design for major luxury hotel brands, resorts, restaurants and spas. Katherine, as co-owner and partner, established a design firm which included a project office in Dubai. She was principal designer of the firm setting vision, style and branding standards.

Katherine is a registered NCIDQ Licensed Interior Designer (NCIDQ #029065) holding a BFA in Interior Design with a minor in Engineering Technology from the University of North Texas. She has an educated and experienced understanding of quality and the creative process for developing unique solutions. Katherine embraces travel and client relations and has the ability to adapt to the situation at hand moving seamlessly from formal presentation to informal discussions. She curates spaces with treasures that reflect varied interest and a worldly perspective.

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