Amy Youngblood

AMY YOUNGBLOOD
FOUNDER // LEAD INTERIOR DESIGNER

Amy began her career in interior design over 20 years ago. She has worked for several design firms, both residential and commercial. With a strong background as an accomplished artist, Amy fused her creative abilities along with her business and design experience to launch Amy Youngblood Interiors in 2009. Both Amy’s artwork and design commissions have been featured over the year in the local and national media. Amy’s appreciation of all styles has made her known for her clean-lined, yet comfortable, sophisticated look.

Born in Michigan, Amy received her Bachelor of Arts degree at DePauw University with a Major in Communications, and later received a degree in Interior Design at Mount Saint Joseph University, graduating  with honors and an emphasis on Art History. Amy has since taught interior design courses at the Mount Saint Joseph University in addition to serving as President of the school’s ASID Chapter. Amy also serves on various charity boards and is a consultant and investor in the local fashion and design industry in Cincinnati. As past President of Cincinnati Business Network, Amy enjoys networking with and mentoring other entrepreneurial business owners. She is also an active member of the OTR Chamber of Commerce, an member of the ArtsWave's Women's Leadership Roundtable, a member of the Contemporary Arts Center's prestigious Womxn's group, and a regular guest on the Channel Fox 19 Now Morning Show. Check out Amy's fashion, style, and local event blog, Cincinnista

Amy resides in Cincinnati with her husband, Tom, and her two children, Nolan and Elle.

JEFFREY RAMIREZ

INTERIOR DESIGNER

Jeffrey Ramirez has been working in interior design for the past 5 years.  His academic background includes an Associate Degree in Interior Design and Decoration from he University of Puerto Rico and a Bachelor's in Interior Design from the Southwest University of Visual Arts, where he designed residential and commercial spaces.

He won First Place in Commercial Design and Second Place in Residential Design at the Student Competition of the American Society of Interior Design, Arizona South Chapter.  Jeffrey also had the opportunity to participate in the London Olympics' Athlete Lounge Design Competition held by ASID adnd Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, which earned him free tuition to participate in a Summer Course in Milan, Italy.

Jeffrey's extensive portfolio includes vast experience in interior and exterior finishes selection, kitchen and bathroom design, furniture and custom product design for new construction and remodel of residential and commercial environments.

Growing up in Puerto Rico, Jeffrey attributes the influences of European design and architecture to his design style and his complex cultural fusion along with his love for classical, traditional, contemporary and modern architectural design.

Jeffrey, enjoys spending his free time working with non-profit organization such as the the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, the Hispanic Chamber of Cincinnati, exploring the Cincinnati Art Museum and entertaining friends and family.

 

KENDALL MILLER

DESIGN ASSISTANT

Kendall Miller grew up in the Cincinnati area, residing in Northern Kentucky where she envisioned eventually becoming an Interior Designer.  She recently graduated with a Bachelors of Art in Interior Design from University of Kentucky's College of Design.  The esteemed program had an emphasis on commercial design, however Kendall is excited to work in all areas of design, including residential and hospitality at Amy Youngblood Interiors.

While in school, Kendall was involved as an Ambassador for the College of Design and as a Peer Mentor for a Living Learning Program on campus.  In addition, she was a Scholarship and Honor Award Recipient from the College of Design. Her love of dogs also led her to become involved in a program called 4Paws, a student organization that works with the socialization and training of service dogs.

Kendall appreciates different aspects found in traditional, modern, contemporary, art deco, and midcentury modern design and often her work reflects elements found within all these design styles.

In her free time, Kendall enjoys time with her family and friends.  She's known to spend lazy nights working on drawings and listening to music.

 

STEFANIE DUNKLEY

OFFICE MANAGER

A highly efficient office manager, Stefanie has worked on the administrative side of business since high school. She worked in the manufacturing industry for several years before joining Amy Youngblood Interiors.

Stefanie is a native of London, Ohio where she graduated with a degree in Business Management and Logistics and Supply Chain Management. She then held Administrative Assistant and Sales positions in Columbus and Cincinnati. She is very skilled in creating customer rapport and administrative organization.

When Stefanie is not at Amy Youngblood Interiors, she can be found enjoying any outdoor activity with her family.