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DesignMine Chief Designer
Alison Victoria is DesignMine’s Chief Designer, providing homeowners tips on design trends and home improvement projects. DesignMine is part of HomeAdvisor’s suite of products.
Victoria, a Chicago native, moved to Las Vegas to attend college at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Victoria started her career at Christopher Homes in Nevada, designing and creating custom interiors for affluent residences before launching her interior design firm, Alison Victoria Interiors, in 2003.
Since founding her firm, Victoria has successfully launched her own line of modern luxury furniture, and worked with top clients such as the Silverton Casino Hotel in Las Vegas where she was hired as creative director and oversaw its $160 million expansion. In 2011 Victoria received the Rising Stars of Business Award by the Las Vegas Press, and named one of Chicago Crain‘s 40 under 40 in 2014.
Victoria is currently the host of the DIY Network’s show Kitchen Crashers and has been featured in publications including the Washington Post, Vegas Magazine, Chicago Home and Garden, Luxury Home Quarterly, and People Magazine. Victoria will also be featured on Travel Channel’s Hotel Impossible. Victoria is currently a resident of both Las Vegas and Chicago and is actively involved in donating her time to non-profit organizations such as the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, PAWS Chicago and Chicago Children’s Charities.
HomeAdvisor Personal Finance Expert
Leah Ingram is HomeAdvisor’s financial expert, providing money saving tips for home improvement and home maintenance projects. Leah is a freelance writer, lifestyle and frugal-living expert, and experienced speaker and spokesperson.
Leah has appeared on programs such as “The CBS Evening News with Katie Couric,” “Good Morning America,” “Market Wrap,” and “Good Day New York” discussing family-related topics.
In addition to her experience on television, Leah is a cultivated journalist and editor, who has worked for several publications including “Woman’s Day Special Interest Publications,” “Modern Bride” and “Street Scenes.” Leah is also the author of 14 books, including “Suddenly Frugal: How to Live Happier and Healthier for Less,” “Toss, Keep, Sell!: The Suddenly Frugal Guide to Cleaning Out the Clutter and Cashing in” and “Gifts Anytime: How to Find the Perfect Present for Any Occasion.” She has written articles for magazines such as “Good Housekeeping,” “All You,” and “Parents.” Plus, Leah blogs for two websites, “Suddenly Frugal” and “Parade.com.”