Leslie McGwire™ has over 35 years in business development, interior design, equipment, furniture sales, and marketing services for hospitality environments as well as retail space, salons, resorts, spas, and jewelry-based businesses. She’s kept pace with the convergence of design skills and solid management experiences while continuing to forge key alliances and partnerships. Leslie has done a variety of podcasts on interior design for retail. Also, she is the author of The Jewelry Store Design Guide.
Leslie McGwire™ began in salon, spa, and resort design, and was instrumental in the creation of the Salon & Spa Design Studio for tng worldwide in 1995. She left California in 2001 and spent ten years building an impressive career, working as Western Regional Sales Director and Design Director for both Takara Belmont and Belvedere USA. Her journey eventually took her back to where it all began, and she became the Vice President of Sales for The Industry Source Salon & Spa Design Center. Following her great success there, she set out on her own, achieving her dream of creating her very own commercial interior design consulting company. Leslie McGwire™ & Associates provides turnkey interior design assistance for new and remodeling spaces in the United States.
A member of ASID, Allied (American Society of Interior Designers), Leslie has won 25 national design awards, including the prestigious Salon Today and INSTORE Jewelry Store awards. Some notable locations she’s designed include: Belle Jewelers, Chambersburg, PA, The Wynn Hotel & Resort, Las Vegas; JM Marriott, Las Vegas; The Doves, Santa Monica; Jose Eber Salons in Beverly Hills, Las Vegas, and Houston; Amadeus Salons & Spas in Newport Beach and Pasadena; and Premier Spa & Salon at Marshall Field’s (Macy’s) on State Street, Chicago; Douglas J, Rochester Hills, Michigan; Crocker’s Jewelers, Texas; The Diamond Center, Janesville, Wisconsin; Welling & Company, Westchester, Ohio; and Williams Jewelers, Englewood, Colorado.
Through her leadership style and credible experience, Leslie McGwire™ shows her team how to best support the positive image and reputation of the brands and products. In addition to providing her own responsive, high-level talent, Leslie inspires her team to perform beyond their goals and deliver beyond the client’s expectations.
With a true passion for business, design, and the jewelry, salon, and spa industries, Leslie McGwire™ & Associates is a natural fit for fulfilling your needs. Turnkey designs and remodeling will exceed your expectations and dreams.
SKILLS & EXPERTISE
— Jewelry Store Interior Design
National Design Awards
— Set of Drawings
Salon & Spa Design
Resort & Hospitality Design
Business Marketing Strategy
New Business Development
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