HPA Design Group is an award-winning firm, delivering innovative design for an evolving world.

With over 25 years of industry experience, our exclusive focus is multifamily Interior Design; specializing in market-rate, luxury and workforce apartments, student housing, senior living, mixed-use, and boutique hospitality.

We strive to create resident-centric communities that always go beyond expectations and set the precedents for future development footprints.

Founded in 1998, we are headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with offices in Costa Mesa, California and Orlando, Florida.



Meet Our Leaders

Chelsea Dora-Shibley

Chelsea Dora-Shibley

President of Interior Design

Chelsea has demonstrated remarkable success in transforming client visions into strategic, impactful, and pioneering design solutions.

Her 17-plus years of industry experience, combined with her design expertise and business acumen allows her to successfully lead as President, where she shepherds the firm soundly into the future.

Chelsea expertly manages three national offices, continues to build strong client relationships, tracks project financial performance, and ensures every project is completed on time and within budget.

Credentials

RID, TBAE
FBAID, GSBAID
NCIDQ, ASID, IPLA
NSBAIDRD, NMRLD
NCBARID, UDOPL
FITWEL CERTIFIED

Karen Stillwagon

Karen Stillwagon

Vice President of Interior Architecture & Director of Central US

A graduate of Texas A&M University, with a bachelor’s degree in environmental design, Karen began her career track as an architectural designer and is now leading our innovative teams nationwide, from concept to completion, as the Vice President of Interior Architecture.

With over 20 years of experience in the interior design industry, Karen’s well-respected background in multifamily, boutique hospitality, and student housing enriches her role of interior architectural oversight, quality control, and creative thought leadership.

Credentials

RID
TBAE
NCIDQ

Lindsey Nation

Lindsey Nation

Senior Director, West Coast

Lindsey brings over 17 years of experience in multifamily design, from market-rate to workforce housing, in addition to senior living and student housing design expertise.

Lindsey leads the California studio, and oversees strategic planning, client relations, and is instrumental in guiding the design team to success on each unique engagement.

Her comprehensive skills in conceptual planning, construction documentation, design administration, and the turn-key furnishings process allow Lindsey to mentor, lead by example, and blaze trails for our West Coast presence.

Credentials

CID: CALIFORNIA

Louise Walker

Louise Walker

Director of Administration

As Director of Administration, Louise adeptly oversees the management of administrative staff, guiding operational methods, monitoring budgets, executing accounting systems, and analyzing financial data.

Louise’s superior organizational skills, strategic mindset, and talent for finance and forecasting are instrumental for generating positive revenue growth, harmonizing operations, improving performance, and enhancing HPAD’s overall business model.

 

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We're always looking for creative and collaborative people to join the team

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