WHO WE ARE
Calusa Bay Design is a residential and commercial interior design boutique located in Naples Florida. We are a group of creative, talented, inventive design professionals whose passion is to create simply fabulous spaces. We are experienced in new construction from concept to completion, as well as residential renovation and commercial interior design. We can help with everything from window and roof tile selections, to room layouts, finish selections, cabinetry design, and of course, creating amazing, beautiful interiors. We strive to be thoughtful in our design, sometimes edgy, hopefully intuitive, graciously understated, and quietly sophisticated. We welcome the opportunity to meet with you, listen to your vision, and help you create the most wonderful, welcoming, creative home that you can imagine.
RANDI SCOTT, MANAGING DIRECTOR, ASID, LICENSED INTERIOR DESIGNER
Randi currently serves as Managing Director of Calusa Bay Design, and has been an active member of the interior design industry in Naples and Bonita Springs since 2008. She has a National Council for Interior Design certification and also holds a Florida Interior Design License. Her participatory management style fosters a cohesive team at Calusa Bay Design, which transcends into efficiency and high value to our portfolio of clientele. Graduating Magna Cum Laude from Mercyhurst University in Erie, Pennsylvania, her involvement in the community and enthusiasm for design is used every day, from conceptual ideas to project completion. Randi uses a creative approach that is specifically focused on each client’s vision and style of living. Her design talents enable her to create a unique environment, and also functional, exceeding her clients’ expectations. Randi’s most favorite moment is at project reveal when her client sees their vision come to life for the very first time.
ELIZABETH BROWN, LEAD INTERIOR DESIGNER
Liz Brown, Lead Designer at Calusa Bay studied at Florida State University (CIDA and NASID accredited), where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design in 2013. After completing her education, she knew she wanted to return to her lifelong home of Naples, Florida, to begin her career. From pre-construction to completion, Liz is well-versed in all aspects of the interior design process. Building a strong rapport with her clients is one of her many strengths. Liz is both knowledgeable and experienced in CAD and Chief Architect. This skill set has proven to not only help her clients better visualize their needs and wants, but has also been critical in many designer-contractor working relationships.
TATUM JOHANSSON, INTERIOR DESIGNER
Tatum’s love of design and commitment to perfection have made her an invaluable part of the Calusa Bay team. With experience in new construction management and interior design, Tatum’s skill set is perfectly suited for managing the new construction process from start to finish. Whether she’s drawing floorplans, selecting finishes, specifying fixtures, choosing paint colors, or selecting furnishings, Tatum’s impeccable taste and meticulous attention to detail make her an asset on any project.
LYANET MORAN, INTERIOR DESIGN ASSISTANT
Lyanet Moran, Design Assistant at Calusa Bay Design, has a passion for the trade that led her to the University of Florida, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interior Design. With her attention to detail and drive to meet all client needs, Lyanet compliments and enhances the Calusa Bay Design team. Her skill set and knowledge in the construction process, drafting floorplans, Auto CAD, specifying finishes, selecting fixtures and ordering furniture allows her to assist in all aspects of a project. Lyanet is always eager to learn from other designers and loves to work hands-on with clients to find finishes that are both well rounded and beautiful.
CAROL CUSHING, OFFICE MANAGER
Carol began her career as a bookkeeper in high school, working after school for her father’s marble and granite business in Pittsburgh, PA. She attended Duffs Business Institute for Accounting and Computer Programming, then remained in western PA working for Westinghouse Electric Corporation. From there, Carol’s bookkeeping and purchasing experience has become expansive and diverse with companies including, an electrical manufacturing company, a construction/home improvement company, event planning business and interior design business. Carol has also become proficient in all-important role of being an office manager. Carol moved to Naples 20 years ago with her husband and two daughters. She enjoys long walks on the beach, watching her Pittsburgh sports teams, and visiting her daughters in South Carolina and Orlando.
YVONNE PACHECO, CONTROLLER
Yvonne began he career as a bookkeeper in New Jersey while going for her associates in Business Administration from Berkeley College. She moved down to Florida with her family and has worked as an accountant for various businesses while getting her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Hodges University. Yvonne has now worked over ten years as a Controller and Tax Accountant for a CPA firm both in Southwest Florida and Vero Beach. She has helped countless businesses with their finances and taxes. She has a Master’s Degree in taxation from the University of Phoenix and is currently studying for her CPA exam. Yvonne has two fury bulldog kids, Lola and Logan that bring her joy and love to her life every day. She shares a home with her Fiancé Patrick in Estero. They enjoy going to Fort Myers Beach, shows at Barbara B Mann and vacationing in the Caribbean.
LESLIE SHERMAN, PRINCIPAL
Leslie’s primary focus is in new construction and development. With numerous multimillion dollar residential projects to her credit, Leslie’s ability to create fabulous residential estate homes is undisputed. Currently focused primarily in Pelican Bay, Leslie divides her time between Calusa Bay Design; Calusa Bay Development, which specializes in luxury residential development; and Calusa Bay Properties, a boutique residential real estate brokerage company.