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Karie Vagedes


Associate Principal

Karie is a compassionate and empathetic leader who understands the importance of collaborating with clients throughout the design and construction process. She is a Certified Interior Designer and a graduate of the University of Cincinnati's Design, Art, Architecture, and Planning program. Karie began her dynamic design career with Huntsman in San Francisco in 2004, where she quickly became a trusted resource for her clients and the community.  

Karie is actively involved in mentoring the next generation of women leaders through Chi Omega Fraternity at DePaul University, as well as through IIDA’s mentorship program and student outreach committee. In 2016, Karie co-led the establishment of Huntsman's Chicago office, playing an integral part in the successful growth of the firm's Midwest practice. After taking time away to raise a family, Karie demonstrated her commitment to both her career and personal life. Her dedication, hard work, and passion for creating unique spaces that connect people and community make her a valuable asset to Huntsman and her clients.

• Bachelor of Science in Interior Design, University of Cincinnati
• Certified Interior Designer

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