About Kay Green

Kay Green, MIRM, President

Kay Green is a nationally recognized interior designer and merchandiser. In 1975, she founded Kay Green Design, Inc., which has since become one of the nation’s most respected interior design firms. Based in Orlando, Fla., the firm provides design and merchandising services for builders, developers and residents throughout the U.S.

With a national reputation for design excellence and marketing creativity, Kay Green Design has been featured in such prestigious housing publications as Builder Magazine, Professional Builder, Multi-Housing News, Home & Condo and Suncoast Architect Builder, as well as in leading consumer publications such as House Beautiful’s Kitchen/Baths, The Orlando Sentinel, Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and The Chicago Tribune.

A nationally recognized speaker on interior design trends, merchandising and new home marketing, Kay Green is regularly featured at national and regional housing and design conferences. Over the past two years, Kay has been a featured speaker at international conferences in Malaysia, Australia and Budapest. She is also an instructor for the National Association of Home Builders Institute of Residential Marketing qualifying courses. She served as an interior designer columnist for Southeast Homebuilder & Remodeler Magazine for three years. Her byline has also appeared in such publications as International Real Estate News, Real Estate Professional Magazine, Florida Home Builder Magazine and the Miami Herald.

In 1991, Kay was inducted into The National Association of Home Builders Prestigious Society of Honored Associates. She was also selected to serve on the Board of Trustees of the NAHB’s National Sales and Marketing Council and also served as Chairman. She is a former Chair of the Aurora Awards Committee for the 11 state Southeast Builders Conference and was the Florida Home Builders Association Convention Chair for three years. In 1998, Kay was named Associate of the Year by the Florida Home Builders Association and is also a holder of the prestigious MIRM designation. In 1994, she was awarded the John P. Hall Memorial Award for outstanding service to the National Sales and Marketing Council at the Southeast Builders Conference. In addition to her commitments to the National Association of Home Builders, Kay instructs continuing education courses on “Model Merchandising Principles” for licensed interior designers throughout the state of Florida.

At the 2006 International Builders Show, Kay was awarded the prestigious Trina Ripley Excellence in Education Award for her extraordinary commitment to the educational efforts of the Institute of Residential Marketing (IRM). In October 2009, Kay was inducted into the prestigious Florida Housing Hall of Fame.

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