Join Us for the
Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
5:30 – 8 pm
theMART, Chicago

Join the leaders in the luxury marketplace as we honor the Midwest’s best in residential interior furnishings, architecture, interior design and residential development. Help us toast the inductees of the fifth annual Merchandise Mart Hall of Fame. Celebrate with your industry peers and enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and conversation at the Chicago VIP Luxury Gala.

Tickets and Information
$100 per person
Business Attire

Merchandise Mart Hall of Fame 2019 Inductees

Lifetime Achievement
Christopher Peacock
Founder & CEO
Christopher Peacock

Kathryn Quinn, AIA
Kathryn Quinn Architects, Ltd.

Interior Designer
Gary Lee
Founder & President
Gary Lee Partners

Bulley & Andrews

Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors


Exclusive Media Sponsor

Luxe Interior + Design


Sherwin Williams


Auto Sponsor

Thank You to Our Industry Partners

CRANInstitute of Classical Architecture and ArtASIDNKBA

Chicago VIP Luxury Gala Host Committee

  • Michael Abraham Principal, Michael Abraham Architecture
  • Michael Abrams Principal, Michael Abrams Interiors
  • Sasha Adler Principal, Sasha Adler Design
  • Chad Allman President, Bramco Construction
  • Jeannie Balsam Principal, Jeannie Balsam Interiors
  • Brianne Bishop Principal, Brianne Bishop Design, LLC
  • Janet Blutter Shiff Principal, Blutter/Shiff Design Associates
  • Andrew Bowyer President, Middlefork LLC
  • Katie Brockman Group Publisher, Luxe Interiors + Design
  • Kevin Brown President, Viking Range
  • Susan Brunstrum Founder & Principal, Studio Brunstrum
  • Julia Buckingham Founder & Principal, Buckingham Interiors + Design
  • Pat Cardoni President, City Chapter, Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago
  • Ilene Chase Principal, Ilene Chase Design
  • Lauren Cherkas Retail President, Artistic Tile
  • John Cialone Illinois ASID President, Tom Stringer Design Partners
  • Kelly Cleveland Principal, Kelly Cleveland Interiors
  • Matt Costigan Principal, Michael-Cleary and Minton-Spidell
  • Carson Cradduck , Sherwin – Williams
  • Joan Craig Principal, Craig & Company
  • Terri Crittenden AIA, IIDA, ASID CEO, Fredman Design Group
  • Mick De Giulio Founder & Principal, de Giulio kitchen design
  • Ann Marie Del Monico Illinois ASID President-Elect, AM Interiors
  • Christopher Derrick Principal, Derrick Architecture
  • James Dolenc Principal, James Thomas Interiors
  • Richard Eib Group Chief Executive Officer, Broome + Greene
  • Zurich Esposito Executive Vice President, AIA Chicago
  • Laurel Feldman Principal, Laurel Feldman Interiors, Inc. 
  • Scott Fortman President, Gibbons, Fortman & Associates
  • Julie Hacker, FAIA Partner & Co-Founder, Stuart Cohen & Julie Hacker Architects LLC
  • Jeffry Harting President, GTH Architects
  • Zach Hayes Principal, Zach Hayes Design
  • Jan Heck President, Miele
  • Marvin Herman Principal, Marvin Herman Architects
  • Martin Horner Principal, Soucie Horner, Ltd
  • Greg Howe Principal, Searl Lamaster Howe Architects
  • Holly Hunt Founder & Chairman, HOLLY HUNT
  • John Iacoviello Senior Vice President, Sales, BSH Home Appliances
  • Pamela Jaccarino Editor in Chief, Luxe Interiors + Design
  • Brian Jevremov Principal, DOM Interiors
  • Steve Kadlec Principal, Kadlec Architecture + Design
  • Hunter Kaiser Founder, hk+c
  • Colleen Kinder Principal, Platinum Coast Designs, Inc.
  • Erik Kolacz Principal, Contrast Design Group
  • Tom Konopiots Principal, Vincere Ltd
  • Elizabeth Krueger Principal, Elizabeth Krueger Design
  • Ziggy Kulig President & CEO, GRAFF
  • Jessica Lagrange Founder & Principal, Jessica Lagrange Interiors
  • Luca Lanzetta Principal, Luca Lanzetta Group
  • Matt Lederer President, Mahogany Builders
  • Alan Lev Chairman, Belgravia Group
  • Phillip Liederbach Partner, Liederbach & Graham, Architects LLP
  • Robin Loewenberg Tebbe Chief Marketing Officer, Magellan Development Group
  • Suzanne Lovell Principal, Suzanne Lovell Inc.
  • Filip Malyszko Principal, Steve + Filip Design
  • Kara Mann Principal, Kara Mann Design
  • Janet McCann Principal, Janet McCann Associates, Inc.
  • Margaret McCurry Principal, Tigerman McCurry Architects
  • Kathleen Mitchell Publisher, Luxe Interiors + Design
  • Donna Mondi Principal, Donna Mondi Interior Design
  • Elissa Morgante Founding Partner, Morgante Wilson Architects, Ltd.
  • Nicholas Moriarty Principal, Nicholas Moriarty Interiors
  • An Nguyen President, Vicostone USA
  • Brynn Olson Principal, Brynn Olson Design Group, LLC.
  • Rodger Owen President, BGD&C Homes
  • Frank Ponterio Principal, Frank Ponterio Interior Design
  • Eva Quateman Principal, Eva Quateman Interiors
  • Sean Quinn President, Pindler
  • Marc-Hans Richer Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing & Innovation Officer, Fortune Brands Global Plumbing Group
  • Joyce Romanoff CEO, Maya Romanoff
  • Steven Rugo Principal, Rugo/Raff Ltd.
  • Nora Schneider Principal, Nora Schneider Interior Design
  • Gary Schreiber Vice President, Power Construction Luxury Residence Group
  • Kim Scodro Principal, Kim Scodro Interiors
  • Tom Segal Principal, Kaufman Segal Design
  • Thomas Shafer Principal, Thomas Shafer Architects LLC
  • Erin Shakoor Principal, Shakoor Interiors
  • Scott Simpson Partner, Scott Simpson Design + Build
  • Brian Snow Principal, SemelSnow Interior Design
  • Wayne Snyder Regional Sales Manager, B/S/H Home Appliances
  • Chad Stark Senior Vice President, Stark
  • Tom Stringer Principal, Tom Stringer Design Partners
  • William White President, Gabby and Summer Classics
  • Kevin Toukoumidis Founder & Principal, dSPACE Studio Architecture
  • Mike Tracz President, New Style Cabinets
  • Chip von Weise Principal, von Weise Associates
  • Randy Warner President, Dacor
  • Jenna Wedemeyer Principal, Jenna Wedemeyer Design
  • Wade Weissmann Principal, Wade Weissmann Architecture
  • Aimee Wertepny Principal, Project Interiors
  • Suzie Williford Executive VP Industry Relations & CSO, NKBA