Vanessa Nunley

Freelance Interior Designer & Salesperson

Location:West Chicago, Illinois, United States
2 Skills
I am interested in further enhancing my career by utilizing my greatest attributes; creativity, highly motivated, unrelentingly organized, innovative marketing ideas, and my writing, communication and presentation skills.
Employment Experience
1999~Present: Sole Proprietor: Vanessa Nunley Designs,
Interior Decorating Services Wheaton IL and Chicagoland area
• Provide residential interior design services to clients in their homes
• Full service Interior Designer, including; in-home consultations, developing color palettes, room arrangements, selecting furniture, accessories and artwork, designing custom window treatments, coordinating options for; window coverings, wall coverings, flooring, lighting, fixtures, cabinetry, countertops, etc.
• Work with clients within their budgets
• Accounting and bookkeeping

2009~Present: Speaker & Spokesperson: Vanessa Nunley,
Life Style & Entertaining Events Chicagoland area
• I share my professional Interior Design philosophy, my passion for entertaining, and tips and inspirations for creating beautiful homes and meaningful moments to share with family and friends.
• Speaking Engagements; Chicago Merchandise Mart, Arlington Design Center, Toms-Price Furniture Stores, ABC-7 News, WGN Radio, International Furnishing and Designs Association, private clubs and organizations.
• Spokesperson: Target, Walmart, Kmart, Walgreens, Ronald McDonald House, tag and Davidson’s Safest Choice.
• Blog:
1990~1992: Staff Accountant, Zaven’s Restaurant Chicago, IL
1989~1990: Outside Sales, Harris 3M/Lanier Oak Brook, IL

Education: 1989, Bachelors of Arts, Business, Mundelein College Chicago, IL


I have been married for 23 years and have two children. For the past 21 years, my family has been my passion. I have devoted much of my time to volunteer work at St. Michael School and Parish. Highlights include; chairing the Art Awareness Program, planning events such as Sate Evaluations, in-school Diocese meetings and fundraisers, Room Parent Chair and Coordinator. My hobbies include running, reading, cooking and entertaining.
Skills (2) Rating
Interior Design