Our team

The Warner Design Associates team is made up of creators, visionaries, artists and dreamers. We work together for a greater purpose to improve the daily life of seniors with innovative interiors. Take a look below and meet the WDA team!

Cynthia Warner

Founder

A California Certified Interior Designer, Cynthia studied at San Francisco’s Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. She is the co-founder, lead designer and creative heart of Warner Design. Cynthia’s work has been featured in leading publications on senior housing design for memory care communities. She also participates in healthcare symposiums and product development for major floor covering and furniture manufacturers in the U.S.

Mark Warner

Founder

Mark runs the business end of Warner Design and oversees marketing for the company. While not a commercial interior designer by trade, Mark previously worked as a manufacturer’s rep for hospitality furnishings, experience he’s put to good use in the procurement aspect of our business. Mark has a B.A. in Business Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Annie Garagliano 

Studio Director | Interior Designer

Annie has worked in the interior design industry for 10 years and has a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from San Francisco State University. She joined Warner Design in 2012 and is NCIDQ Certified.

Annica Famor

Business Development

Annica graduated from Cal State East Bay with a degree in Health Care Administration & Management. She previously worked as an enrichment program teacher in Fremont, California, before joining Warner Design Associates in 2019.

Karyn Pollard

Senior Interior Designer

Karyn graduated Summa Cum Laude from San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Art in Interior Design and a minor in Business Management. After completing an internship with Warner Design, she joined the team full time in July 2016.

Jenny Zhang

Interior Designer

Nadya Kosasih

Junior Interior Designer

Nadya graduated from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco with a Bachelor of Fine Art in Interior Architecture & Design. She joined Warner Design in 2021.

Lori Chevalier

Procurement Agent

Lori oversees all purchasing and order expediting. She has been with Warner Design Associates since 1997 and previously worked in logistics and order management for large publicly traded companies.

Lexi

Company Mascot

Lexi never pursued any education or formal training. She joined Warner Design Associates at the ambitious age of 12 weeks old in 2013. Lexi is the least productive but most loved team member, and can frequently be found snoozing on a desk or begging for treats.