Senior Studio Lead
Juanita Svanda, a native of Catalina Island, started her education in the Bay Area, graduated from California State University of Northridge with a Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences with the option of Interior Design. Before joining Creative Resource Associates in 2012, she worked directly under Robert Barry of Barry Design Associates for 8 years working on 5-star hotels and resorts both domestic and international. Her experience includes a wide range of works such the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, El Conquistador Waldorf Astoria Resort in San Juan, Houston Airport Marriott Hotel, Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, and several timeshare properties. Now with Pacific Office Interiors (POI), she is heading the company’s 360 Design initiative.