Team photo taken at the Stony Island Arts Bank in Chicago

Suzanne Lovell Inc. is a 20-member team of professionals with expertise in architecture, interior design, fine art, product development, design and business administration. We are a service business first. Our staff works with an exclusive network of artisans, craftspeople, fabricators, manufacturers and suppliers from around the world to bring the highest quality products to each and every project.


 

Gosia Podosek

Gosia Podosek

Design Director

NCIDQ Certified

Gosia has worked with Suzanne for more than 15 years. She and Suzanne work together from the onset of each project to establish the architectural language, design direction, initial concept sketches, and color and material palettes. She collaborates with artists and craftspeople to develop custom interiors, from furniture and rugs to plumbing fixtures and hardware. She investigates and analyzes the fine architectural details as they are combined to create the total project to ensure all remain true to the design intent. Gosia prepares bid documents, reviews and analyzes vendor proposals and provides final approval so that all architectural product is of the highest quality and design.

Gosia holds a Bachelor of Interior Architecture degree from The School of the Art Institute Chicago. She is also an accomplished fine artist who exhibits regularly, and consistently travels to all corners of the globe for adventure and inspiration.

Katie Boyce

Katie Boyce

Director of Design Operations

NCIDQ Certified

Katie has been working with Suzanne since 2005. She is a key client contact and serves as central point of communication throughout the design process. She specializes in interior product sourcing (including furniture, fabrics, carpets, lighting, bedding, table top and accessories) and has developed close relationships with a diverse and masterful group of craftspeople and vendors. Katie serves as procurement manager and works closely with her team to ensure that items are specified accurately, that orders are placed efficiently and that product is received, inspected and consolidated in a timely manner to ensure a smooth installation to meet Client expectations.

Katie earned a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from the University of Cincinnati. She is a wonderful wife, mother and passionate professional who maintains a healthy and active balanced life.

Kristin Murphy Romanski

Kristin Murphy Romanski

Fine Art Specialist

Kristin has worked with Suzanne for over 10 years managing the firm's Fine Art Services program. She and Suzanne have worked diligently to build an art department that folds in seamlessly with the efforts of the Suzanne Lovell, Inc. design and architectural team. She coordinates purchases from artists, galleries and private collections, and acts as bidding agent to coordinate new purchases at auction. Additional services include restoration, framing and art installation coordination. She facilitates appraisals and consignments, and provides collection management, international logistics, museum exhibition and donation coordination.  

Kristin holds degrees in Art History and Studio Art from the University of Illinois, Chicago, with a research concentration and primary interest in Contemporary Art.

Frank Fishella

Frank Fishella

Vice President

Frank has worked with Suzanne for more than 20 years and is an interior design industry business professional specializing in creative services management. He has worked closely with Suzanne to develop the product specification, procurement and expediting protocol that ensures the efficient proposal, purchasing, tracking, shipping, consolidation and installation of all projects. As a member of the Senior Management Team of Suzanne Lovell, Inc., Frank coordinates global project scheduling and leads the Business and Administrative teams. Frank manages the firm’s philanthropic and charitable giving efforts and manages the firm’s public relations and marketing efforts.

Frank is active as a part of the Chicago Dancemakers Forum, as a consultant to the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, and is Past President Emeritus of Hedwig Dances.