The core team at Scott Corridan Design represents over 80 years of design, management and construction experience. With particular expertise in design mastery, contract production and fulfillment, budget development and control, and project management, Scott Corridan leads a team of inspired and passionate design and management professionals. Together, they work to fulfill projects that come in on budget, on time and within the parameters of contractual understanding.
At Scott Corridan Design, we, each of us individually and as a group, give greatly to our communities. Be it in time, or resource, or both. We are proud to support the incredible efforts of the Non Profits listed below. Whether its being there to lend a hand and provide a home to our Veterans of all wars and service as they continue to map their new paths forward…or its providing a home to one of our many four legged friends, the work showcased in these agencies inspires us – to reach higher, express gratitude more freely, and remember how fortunate we all are in the lives we lead and the work we are allowed to do.
We value hearing from talented people who are interested in joining our team. We are proud of the work we do. We wouldn’t be successful without the contributions and passion of the dedicated team members we share time with. If you have the desire to be a part of a creative and innovate group of people in a fun and rewarding environment, then send your resume to .
Scott Corridan Owner, Principal Designer
With 26 years of unparalleled expertise, Scott Corridan is known as one of the West’s most preeminent interior designers. Scott resides with his husband Russ, their newborn son Ciaran, and their three golden retrievers – Duke, Clarice and Buck, in both the Napa Valley area (St. Helena, California) and at Lake Tahoe (Incline Village, Nevada).
Marjan Yavari Director of Sales and Marketing
Marjan Yavari hails from Southern California where she worked for Scott for several years while attending the Interior Design program at UCLA. The combination of a business degree with a focus in Accounting and Finance from CSU, Northridge and over ten years of experience in Interior Design gives her an edge over the business side of a very creative field. Forever charmed by the allures of a wine country lifestyle, artisanal cuisine, luxury travel and spas, the move to Saint Helena, to once again work for Scott, was a natural fit. In her free time, you will find Marjan – camera in hand -exploring the community on her bike, shopping at local farms or, fully immersed in a biography in one of the artisanal coffee shops around the wine country. Don’t hesitate to stop and say hello. Nothing would please her more!
Robert Kelly Senior Interior Designer
Robert’s career started in the fashion industry after graduating from the renowned Parson’s School of Design, working for such notable designers as Marc Jacobs and Donna Karan. After earning a second Bachelor’s degree from the Art Institute of Atlanta he transitioned his career to interior design. Robert quickly developed a diverse portfolio of project types including corporate offices, office building public spaces, luxury single family and multifamily residential housing and hospitality projects. Several of these projects have received the highest recognition from peer industry groups throughout the United States. With over 20 years in the Interior Design industry, Robert has developed significant experience in all phases of project development including programming, design development, documentations and construction administration. Robert is certified by the National Council of Interior Design Qualifications (NCIDQ). Robert and his husband live in the bucolic Pope Valley of Napa Valley and enjoy participating in philanthropic efforts throughout the Napa Valley communities.
Patricia “Pat” Crawford Senior Interior Designer
Before joining the Scott Corridan firm, Pat established her own firm almost 20 years ago in West Palm Beach, Florida. Prior to this she worked as President of Schwab, Twitty & Hanser Interiors, a subsidiary of Schwab, Twitty & Hanser Architects, a 55-person firm in West Palm Beach, Florida. Her staff of 10, to include architects, designers and support staff, completed multi-million-dollar projects. In 2001, she relocated to Naples, Florida. She has the ability to work remotely or locally as the project requires and is licensed by the Board or Architects and Interior Designers in the State of Florida. Her portfolio includes resort public spaces and dining facilities, model homes, country and golf clubs in Florida and Pennsylvania, spa and fitness centers. Her approach is to create an environment using special relationships, millwork, ceiling designs, lighting effects and rich materials. Only then does she coordinate the furnishings layout and selections to complement. “I design from the space perimeter, inward” says Crawford. “I avoid the latest trend or color and design for the client, for a particular space and project type. Each design is exclusive for the client.” She has worked successfully for architects, builders, developers and private clients. Pat lives in Reno, NV with her daughter, Lauren.
Catherine “Cat” Ehlen Project Manager
Cat comes to SCD, Incline Village with 18 years of experience working in the Boston design market in the field of residential construction project management, specializing on kitchen and bath design. She has worked for high-end firms such as Akelius, Bulthaup, JW and, Lee Kimball. She holds a BA in anthropology from Sweet Briar College, an Associates in Interior Design from the acclaimed New York School of Interior Design and a Professional Certification for Construction Management from Wentworth Institute of Technology. An interesting trivia on Cat is that after pursuing her interior design degree she relocated back to her family in Vermont to work side by side with her brother and father to produce Madhouse Munchies Kettle Potato Chips, which lead her to even gain a certificate from Ohio State in Snack Food Science. We find that fascinating! In her free time, she loves being outdoors, spending time with her nephews and laughing. She relocated to Incline Village with her fiancé in December 2017.
Jennifer Wechsler Controller
Jennifer oversees all facets Accounting from accounts payable and receivable, to contract oversight, through human relations, and investment opportunities. Her attention to detail keeps the firm on track and running smoothly from start to finish with all endeavors. Jennifer moved to Lake Tahoe in the late eighties where she later graduated from North Tahoe High School and UC Davis. After moving away for several years, she recently found herself back home, now residing in Incline Village, NV with her husband, two children, Golden Retriever, Callie, and Border Collie, Zoe.
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