Chic's founder, Joanne O'Donnell, has been professionally staging quality homes in the Bay Area since early 2002. She is currently the Director of Training for the acclaimed Certified Staging Professional course and a trainer for the LGLS Certified Professional Green training program, the Elite Realtor program and the Dewey Color Consultant course. She also taught the Accredited Staging Professional course in California and Nevada for over three years. She has trained both Real Estate Agents and professional Home Stagers in all aspects of Home Staging. She was a charter member of the International Association of Home Staging Professionals and the Real EState Staging Association and was the first VP, Membership for RESA. As of January 2009 she will assume the post of Treasurer for this international professional association for stagers. She is a well respected leader in the Staging industry.
Joanne attended the University of Illinois for both her undergraduate and graduate studies. She has successfully translated her 25 years of solid business and interpersonal experience as a Human Resource Manager and Executive Recruiter to an exceptional customer service culture at Chic and leveraged the knowledge she shares with her students to building Chic into the premier Home Staging Company in the Bay Area.