Our Staff

With a client-friendly work ethic that exceeds expectations, the Kay Green Design staff has a long history of satisfied customers.

We hold our entire staff to the highest of standards, and we aim to give our clients the best service possible, from initial design concept to finished product. Let our friendly, skilled staff show you what we can do for your next design project!

Kay Green Design Head of Staff 

Kay Green, MIRM, President

Kay Green is the president and founder of Kay Green Design. With 40 years of interior design experience, Kay’s expertise is unmatched. With a strong interest in staying up-to-date with the latest design trends and products, Kay firmly believes in giving back to the community and the industry by educating builders, architects, interior designers and the public on how to create spectacular spaces. Under her business and design leadership, Kay has led her company to become one of the most respected and well-known interior design firms in the nation.

Donna Tolliver, VP of Operations

Donna Tolliver is Vice President of Operations, overseeing the accounting department and warehouse operations. A member of the Kay Green Design family for 26 years, Donna’s longstanding leadership in the company have proven pivotal to the company’s success. At home, Donna spends her time with her husband Keith and their two Yorkies Malaya and REO

Melissa Klinger, Director of Business Development

Melissa is a life-long design enthusiast, bringing years of personal and professional experience as an Interior Designer and a Studio Artist. Klinger is a graduate of The Art Institute of Atlanta with a bachelor’s degree in Interior Design and a minor in Management from the Georgia Southwestern State University.  She started her career with a focus on residential design, model merchandising and boutique commercial spaces. Expanding into exhibit design and fabrication, to combine her artistic roots with her experiences in the interior design industry, Klinger has a broad range of knowledge to share across all project types. With extensive skills in product sales, her passion is client service and design integration. Working with clients to translate their vision into an artistic reality, Klinger finds joy in how design opens up opportunities to explore, grow, and inspire Clients into linking their personal identity to every aspect of the project.

Katie Trentley, Director of Interior Design

As a Licensed and Certified Interior Designer, Katie has used her 15 years of experience to create exceptional and award winning designs for our clients.  Now, as Director of Interior Design, she leads our creative and technical team to continue the distinctive work that made Kay Green one of the top Interior Design firms in the country. Katie is a graduate of the State University of New York College at Buffalo with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts Degree in Interior Design and has always had a passion for elegant and timeless design. She has extensive experience in Model Merchandising, High-end Residential, Interior Detailing, and Commercial projects.In her spare time, Katie is a member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and has a passion for the conservation of historical homes.