February 24th: Steven Sorrell

Join us on Friday at 12PM to hear from Steven Sorrell of Sorrell Design

Sorrell Design is a Washington, DC based design firm that focuses on defining spaces for corporate offices, restaurants, retail, hospitality, and specialty spaces such as breweries.

Steven Sorrell brings over 14 years of commercial interior design experience to the project team. An award winning 
interior designer, Mr. Sorrell is adept at creating new design visions for corporate workplaces as well as in retail and 
restaurant spaces.
 Mr. Sorrell functions as Principal and project leader, 
assisting in all phases of a project from brand visioning and programming through contract administration.  
Visit Sorrell Design's website.



2016 NEXT Competition // Amy Groome

We are excited to announce that Amy Groome is the overall winner of the 2016 Steelcase NEXT Student Design Competition!  Congratulations, Amy!

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Meet the 2017 Graduates


January 27th: Craig Stargardt

Join us this Friday at 12pm to hear Craig Stargardt.  

As a successful sales trainer for more than six years, Craig knows how to sell to a range of audiences. By working in the different aspects of the industry in different regions of the country, he has gathered insight to become an expert in developing mid-level markets. Through Motivate Forward, he empowers others to become just as successful.

Along with overseeing his sales territory, Craig is a sales trainer, a guest speaker for textile courses at Virginia colleges with design programs, and the teacher of a textile CEU class. In 2012, he founded “Motivate Forward, LLC,” which specializes in sales coaching, mentoring, business development, motivation, and self-branding.

Visit Motivate Forward's website.