About this Speaker
Vicki spent the first half of her career in politics working on Capitol Hill in Washington for the Republican National Committee, acting as Assistant Press Secretary for a New York Senate Majority Leader and handling the personal correspondence of former U.S. President Jimmy Carter.
After thirteen years she left the world of politics to pursue her true passion-Interior Design. While completing a formal education at the Atlanta College of Art & The Vanguard School of Interior Design she worked at several well-established design firms in Atlanta before opening her practice in 2006. Her work and blog have been recognized in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, HGTV, Elle Decor, House Beautiful, Traditional Home, Atlanta HOME, One Kings Lane and more.
In 2011 she decided to bring her unique design perspective to the public and launched her highly acclaimed blog “The Ace of Space.” It’s given her a unique platform to share her love of design and belief that “we should always make room for beauty in our lives." Her following continues to grow worldwide and shortly after its introduction it was nominated for “Best New Design Blog” at the 2012 Design Bloggers Conference “Hall of Fame Awards,” and Finalist for "Best Overall Design Blog" from 2013-2017 sponsored by Traditional Home. She has also been a finalist in the UK based AMARA blog awards for Best American Design Blog in 2015-2017 and shortlisted in 2018. Considered an industry expert Vicki has attended many Blog & Press Tours.
As a Brand Influencer, Vicki has worked with such prestigious brands as Bernhardt, Thibaut, Robert Allen, Kohler, Simon Pearce, Benjamin Moore, Legrand and many more. In 2016, she launched her first licensed art collection with World Art Group and is working on her first book.