Executive Committee

  • Todd Fuller

    Todd Fuller

    President

    Director of Social Media on the 2022 NEWH International Board of Directors Vice President of Administration on the 2022 NEWH…

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  • Megan May

    Megan May

    VP/Administration

    Megan May is a former interior designer and executive sales representative for Ulster Carpets providing custom axminster to t…

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  • Angie Law

    Angie Law

    VP/Development

  • Jessica Kendrick Schoenberg

    Jessica Kendrick Schoenberg

    Secretary

    Jessica Kendrick is an account executive with Couristan Hospitality who enthusiastically works with designers across the sout…

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  • Tony Lopez

    Tony Lopez

    Treasurer

  • Penny Shelton

    Penny Shelton

    Past President/Parliamentarian

  • Dallas Bentley

    Dallas Bentley

    Executive Advisor

    Dallas Bentley has worked in either hospitality and higher education since 2003. For six years, he held positions in care…

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Board of Directors

  • Deaderia Morris-Bowman

    Deaderia Morris-Bowman

    Scholarship

    Deaderia Morris-Bowman is Director of Design & Marketing for Distinction Hospitality, Inc. Distinction Hospitality is headqua…

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  • Debanshee Kalani

    Debanshee Kalani

    Student Relations

    Debanshee Kalani is an Architect from Mumbai, India who is passionate about creating environments that promote healing and en…

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  • Deniz Beyhan

    Deniz Beyhan

    Membership

  • Jennifer Cahill

    Jennifer Cahill

    Programming

  • Kelly  McCallister

    Kelly McCallister

    Fundraising

  • Rosalie Capiral-Little

    Rosalie Capiral-Little

    Equity, Inclusion, & Diversity

  • Beth  James

    Beth James

    Marketing

  • Megan May

    Megan May

    NEWH, Inc. Delegate

    Megan May is a former interior designer and executive sales representative for Ulster Carpets providing custom axminster to t…

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  • Penny Shelton

    Penny Shelton

    NEWH, Inc. Delegate

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Committee Chair

  • Brittany Panachida

    Brittany Panachida

    Education

    Brittany is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design. Brittany began her care…

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  • Brittany Panachida

    Brittany Panachida

    Mentorship

    Brittany is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design. Brittany began her care…

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  • Travis Snyder

    Travis Snyder

    Programming

  • Courtney Swaim

    Courtney Swaim

    Hospitality

    Courtney Swaim is an A&D Sales Consultant for Encore Hospitality Carpet bringing passion for the design community to her rela…

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  • Tricia Mitchell

    Tricia Mitchell

    Fundraising

  • Jan Rawlins-Atchison

    Jan Rawlins-Atchison

    Community Service

  • Bas De Vuyst

    Bas De Vuyst

    Chair/Internet Communications

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Todd Fuller

Todd Fuller

President

Director of Social Media on the 2022 NEWH International Board of Directors
Vice President of Administration on the 2022 NEWH Atlanta Chapter Executive Board

Megan May

Megan May

VP/Administration

Megan May is a former interior designer and executive sales representative for Ulster Carpets providing custom axminster to the Hospitality Industry and sits on the Board of NEWH Atlanta as the Programming Chair.

Jessica Kendrick Schoenberg

Jessica Kendrick Schoenberg

Secretary

Jessica Kendrick is an account executive with Couristan Hospitality who enthusiastically works with designers across the southeast (GA, AL, TN, NC, SC) to create carpet and rugs for hospitality projects. She has been involved in the hospitality industry for over a decade and values the connections between the NEWH community and her work at Couristan.

Dallas Bentley

Dallas Bentley

Executive Advisor

Dallas Bentley has worked in either hospitality and higher education since 2003.

For six years, he held positions in career development and marketing at Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, the Students’ Society of McGill University, and Kennesaw State University. He is passionate about communications, management, marketing, product development, and education. Since 2013, he has been a mentor to an underprivileged child as Big Brother in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta program.

For this organization, he has participated in events, videos, marketing campaigns, and interviews for local television spots to encourage mentor sign ups and donations.

He is part-owner and Director of Hospitality Sales for Marietta Drapery & Window CoveringsCompany, a 4th generation family business that directly manufactures and installs window and bed coverings for the hospitality, multi-family, and commercial markets.

Deaderia Morris-Bowman

Deaderia Morris-Bowman

Scholarship

Deaderia Morris-Bowman is Director of Design & Marketing for Distinction Hospitality, Inc. Distinction Hospitality is headquartered in High Point, North Carolina and focuses on providing custom furniture to the hospitality industry.

After graduating from Spelman College, Deaderia began her career working at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. and later completed a certificate in business at Georgetown University.

Deaderia joined Marriott International in 1987 and spent 20 years as part of the Marriott Team. During her time at Marriott, as Senior Designer and Interior Design Manager, Deaderia worked on design renovations covering a broad range of hotel brands including Ritz-Carlton, JW Marriott, Marriott Marquis, Renaissance and Marriott Hotel & Resorts. Deaderia worked with various customers including Host Hotels. Her projects and renovations were in the United States as well as Europe and South America.

She left Marriott to join Kimball Hospitality as Director of Design, where she spent 13 years engaged in a broad range of projects and helped enhance the brand image and overall marketing for the company.

Deaderia is passionate about the Hospitality Industry and is NCIDQ-certified, a member of ASID, and an active member of NEWH. In addition, she loves puppies, flowers, and recently the joy of cooking. Deaderia resides in Atlanta Georgia with her husband Elmer Bowman.

Debanshee Kalani

Debanshee Kalani

Student Relations

Debanshee Kalani is an Architect from Mumbai, India who is passionate about creating environments that promote healing and encourage wellness. Since early age, she has been eager to understand the language of design and curious about how people respond to it.
She is a M.F.A graduate from Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) and is currently working at Design Directions International, a local award-winning design firm in Marietta, GA where she looks forward to learning and growing as an Interior designer. She is a former Atlanta Chapter Scholarship Recipient and has also won an award for her thesis at the ASID Excellence Awards. In 2020, Debanshee was a student representative for the Atlanta hospitality industry with her role as the NEWH Student Liaison. She is now the Student Relations Director for the 2021 Board, where she aspires to undertake programs to help students expand their professional network within the hospitality industry.

Debanshee believes it is optimal to balance every individual element with the different functions of the built environment and looks forward to finding connections with people that can help cultivate meaningful design solutions.

Megan May

Megan May

NEWH, Inc. Delegate

Megan May is a former interior designer and executive sales representative for Ulster Carpets providing custom axminster to the Hospitality Industry and sits on the Board of NEWH Atlanta as the Programming Chair.

Brittany Panachida

Brittany Panachida

Education

Brittany is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design. Brittany began her career within the hospitality market as an Art Consultant with Wendover Art Group where she led the Vacation Ownership segment of their business. Her experience also includes prototypical brand scheme development with all major brands and custom projects with leading design firms across the country. Brittany serves as the Membership Chair of the Atlanta NEWH Board, and is pleased to bring her relational and business development skills to Banko Design.

Brittany Panachida

Brittany Panachida

Mentorship

Brittany is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design. Brittany began her career within the hospitality market as an Art Consultant with Wendover Art Group where she led the Vacation Ownership segment of their business. Her experience also includes prototypical brand scheme development with all major brands and custom projects with leading design firms across the country. Brittany serves as the Membership Chair of the Atlanta NEWH Board, and is pleased to bring her relational and business development skills to Banko Design.

Courtney Swaim

Courtney Swaim

Hospitality

Courtney Swaim is an A&D Sales Consultant for Encore Hospitality Carpet bringing passion for the design community to her relationships as she provides excellence to all she gets the privilege to work with. Encore is at the forefront of service and technology making them leaders in their craft.

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