Thank you!

Thank you to our 2023 Champion Designers, sponsors, volunteers, and guests for a night to remember! We are so grateful for your support and look forward to an another amazing Party In The House next year!

honorees

NLFB is proud to recognize Sam and Arlene Presnell and Alan Piker for their outstanding service to our community, neighbors in need, and New Life Furniture Bank.

Sam & Arlene Presnell
Sam & Arlene Presnell
Sam and Arlene Presnell started The Rug Gallery together in 1972 and since then have provided Cincinnati and the design community with premium rugs, carpet and flooring. 
 
While Arlene’s profound impact lives on, their son Beau Presnell, continues to grow The Rug Gallery by honoring his parent’s legacy through community activism and bolstering local businesses in Cincinnati.
Alan Piker
Alan Piker

Alan is a Principal in Cresa’s Cincinnati office, and is a longtime supporter and agent for New Life Furniture Bank and the New Life Furniture Thrift Store. He founded A.M. Piker Inc. in 1990 and joined it with Cresa in 1995. Since then his office has grown to be the largest occupier representative firm in the area.

Alan has served on the Boards of numerous organizations including Hamilton County Development Corporation Business Center Committee (HCDC), Talbert House, and Association of Corporate Growth (ACG). He served as a Past Chairman of Clermont County Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the National Association of Realtors and the University of Cincinnati Real Estate Roundtable.

2023 co-chairs
Christine Kommer/DIGS
Designer Showcase Chair
Elizabeth Prebles/84.51˚
Event Chair
Master of Ceremonies
Amy Scalia
Amy Scalia

We are excited to welcome Amy as our 2023 Emcee! Amy is a Local 12 on-air host on weekly segment, “Amy on the Go” and monthly home show “Refined Living.” As the managing editor of Cincinnati Refined, the station’s online lifestyle mag, Amy showcases areas people, businesses, and events.

champion designers
Aubrie Welsh

Aubrie Welsh
Aubrie Welsh Interiors

Amy Youngblood

Amy Youngblood
Amy Youngblood Interiors

Christine Crawford

Christine Crawford
Crawford & Co.

Julie Anne Baur

Julie Anne Baur
Winding Lane Interiors

Christine Kommer

Christine Kommer
DIGS

Jay

Jay Takach
Evolo Design

Meg Fiora

Meg Fiora
Fiora Design

Matt Knotts

Matt Knotts
High St.

Sara Zoller

Sara Stewart
High St.

Alisa Culyer

Alisa Cuyler
Honor & Grace Designs

Jackie Barnes
Jackie Barnes Design

Mark Specker

Mark Specker        Reztark Design Studio

Megan Crawford

Megan Crawford Reztark Design Studio

Rebecca Kaiser
Reztark Design Studio

Laney Reusch

Laney Reusch
Reusch Interior Design

Ann Linck

Ann Linck
Linck Interiors

Amanda Waltz
Waltz Bespoke Interiors Inc

Kent Shaw
Kenton Shaw Interior Design

Marjorie Smyth
Adorn Interior Design

Megan Berger

Megan Berger
Adorn Interior Design

Capturing the Joy from the Unforgettable Party in the House 2022