Kelly Lea

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Kelly Lea is the leader of the systems furniture team at Carson Design Associates. Through more than 20 years of experience, Kelly has come to be known as the resident “furniture guru,” and she touches nearly every project with her expertise in planning, bidding, and contracting with vendors.

Kelly earned her degree in interior environmental design at Ball State University. She is NCIDQ certified, and she began her career designing commercial restaurant interiors, where she developed her understanding of construction and client-manufacturer relationships.

Her favorite part of working at Carson Design Associates is the care that people have for the client, and the willingness to do what is necessary. She is passionate about training people and being a member of a team that constantly collaborates.


“Excellent administrators, unsurpassed at managing things – or people.”

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