Daina's design career began in New York City in January 1981 after graduation from the New York Institute of Technology with a BFA in Interior Design. She traveled south and joined Wm. B. Dodson, Inc. in January 1990. During the next twenty years, Daina's design talents were instrumental in completing countless successful projects on all levels. She understands the unique challenges of hospitality design, which requires elements of longevity and functionality. She possesses an innate skill of combining simple classic design with timeless grace and individuality.