Meet the Team


Savvy Interiors began when Susan started tapping into her talent for interior design she likely inherited from her grandmother — a respected interior designer in Orange County. Susan adores design, between remodels of baths and kitchens. Susan will often shoot straight, she won't hold back on opinions and is incredibly decisive. She can work with you to identify your priorities, your budget, and how to maximize your space all with a slightly fun, playful attitude. She believes that remodeling should be fun and an adventure. The perspective she has gained working with her non profit has grounded her to marry function and form and maximize your project. 


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As Savvy Interiors continued to grow, John joined Susan several years ago after a career in the software industry. John now uses his managerial and business background to help Susan manage Savvy’s business activities.


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Haley grew up in Carmel CA and moved to San Diego in 2001. She has two older brothers and a younger sister who live in the Monterey Bay area. She lives in San Marcos with her husband… Haley enjoys hiking, cooking, visiting family up (or traveling) north and snowboarding. Professionally, I have background in model home design as well as account management.


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Vanessa is proud to be a native of San Diego. Her passion for design started at a very young age. She graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University with a degree in interior design. She has gained experience in the furniture and fabric industry as well as previously with Savvy Interiors as a design intern. Her main goal is to make the design process fun and easy. Vanessa enjoys making each space reflect her client’s personal style and needs.


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Jillian was born and raised in southern California, then moved to Chicago for about 7 years where she met her sweet husband, and dragged him all the way back to CA! She has a passion for interior design, a love for anything antique and a knack for refinishing vintage furniture. When she's not working you can find her doing yoga, rearranging my furniture for cardio or pretending to be a foodie on the weekends.