The Ohio Chapter president, vice president and treasurer have been re-elected to serve for the 2020/22 term.
Effective November 1, 2020, Declan McCormack, RDI, current Chapter president, will serve for the term ending October 31, 2022. McCormack has been a Professional member of the Institute since 2016 and is client leader, retail, BHDP Architecture, Cincinnati. “I’m energized about taking all that I have learned to continue to lead the Chapter over the next two years,” McCormack said.
He is joined by current vice president Jim Kelly, RDI, senior manager store design, Macy’s INC., Cincinnati, who was also re-elected to that office. Kelly has been a Professional member since 2011. Christie Kratzer, RDI, the Chapter’s current treasurer was also re-elected. She is president, design principal, partner, of Reztark Design Studio, Cincinnati and a Professional member since 2013.
Newly elected Chapter secretary is Tamra Fuscaldo, IIDA, NCIDQ, Trade RDI. She is account executive, workplace and retail for Mohawk Group, Columbus, Ohio, and a Trade member since 2018.
Due to the novel coronavirus/Covid-19, the Retail Design Institute has waived membership fees and dues through May 31, 2021 for new members. Stay informed, stay connected and receive all the benefits of Retail Design Institute membership through May 31, 2021. Please use discount code 2020free when signing up. *All prospective members will be vetted according to the Institute's stated membership criteria.