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The Team

By taking the ideas and priorities that are unique to you and applying our focused process, your vision becomes a reality. We work with homeowners and builders alike to create spaces that are both livable for you and attractive to buyers.

And know this – we’re kind of obsessive about balancing impeccability with comfortability, and that tends to reveal itself in every square foot of the space you let us compose.

Our team of 25 brings fresh energy to the complexities of your space, delighting in your satisfaction above all else.

Because, like a home, interior design is about you.

Gina Meno

Principal and Chief Creative Officer

As a Principal and Chief Creative Officer for Studio Dwell, Gina leads multiple model home teams of interior designers and interior stylists; focusing on project execution, client satisfaction, and maintaining relationships within the homebuilder and developer community. Gina’s 27-plus years of design experience within and outside of the Valley motivates her to push the boundaries of creativity and keep her projects current with market trends. On the rare occasion that Gina can break away, she will hit the tennis courts, a neighborhood wine bar, or the beaches of the California coast….and more often than not, Sly her feisty Miniature Pinscher is attentively by her side.

Joan Noffsigner

Principal and Chief Financial Officer

With an extensive accounting and financial management background – of which 15 years has been specifically within the interior design industry, Joan serves as a Principal and Chief Financial Officer at Studio Dwell. Having previously worked in management positions for banks such as Bank of America and Wells Fargo, she brings invaluable experience to our accounting processes and financial leadership. When Joan does take a break from crunching numbers, she will get in a round or two of golf, or occasionally surprise us all with freshly baked cookies, all while her trusting Miniature Schnauzer Roxy steps in and guards over the corporate assets.

Martin Rodriguez

Principal and Residential Director

Martin’s role as Principal and Residential Director utilizes his 20-plus years in interior design and provides him the opportunity to be involved in a variety of projects; whether large or small, interior or exterior. He and his team of interior designers collaborate on furnishings to custom millwork, space planning to remodeling, to assure all elements are developed to optimally enhance each client’s specific style and need. While off-duty, Martin can be found indulging Ming - his mildly stubborn Shi Tzu, traveling, or enjoying a bottle of wine with friends. with Ming’s permission of course!

Hilda Conti

Senior Designer

Originally from Venezuela, Hilda uses her love of travel and art as inspiration to create exceptionally beautiful spaces for all her clients. After receiving her degree in 2003, she has specialized in Model Home Merchandising and High End Residential interior design.
NCIDQ #025622

Alyssa Baginski

Senior Designer

A member of the interior design community since 2001, Alyssa draws upon her experiences in residential, corporate office, resort and model home design to create unique living and working spaces for her clients. She finds inspiration in nature, dance, painting and photography — she brews a pretty good beer from what we hear, too!
NCIDQ #0020794

Jesy Thelen

Senior Designer

As a graduate from the Art Institute of Phoenix, Jesy launched her career as a hospitality designer, managing large hotel renovations and construction. In 2013 she joined the Studio Dwell team. When she is not designing, Jesy spends her time playing and photographing her three kids and German shorthaired pointer, Quinn.