Anita Erickson, CEO
Anita is an entrepreneur with a passion for connecting people. After a 20-year career in marketing she started several design-related companies, including a peer-to-peer online furniture marketplace and a design-industry-dedicated coworking space. STILE Pro is the culmination of years of interest in the design/build/real estate disciplines combined with desire to support creative professionals in excelling at what they love.
We're proud to have some of most innovative and well-respected professionals in the industry to help us develop programs to connect, support and inspire. We'll be adding voices from construction and real estate soon to round out our team. Stay tuned.
In her 30 years in art consulting, Jennie has forged a reputation for excellence in providing an all-encompassing scope of services to address the needs of primarily corporate clients, specializing in creating and placing site-specific artwork, both two- and three-dimensional.
Kelle is Principal Designer + Owner of Kelle Contine Interior Design, which she founded in 2011. She is an accomplished registered interior designer with 18 years of professional design experience, specializing in high end residential, commercial, retail and multi-family/student housing projects. Her eye for excellence and positive approach is widely respected across the industry. She collaborates closely with clients, architects, builders and consultants offering fresh ideas and innovative solutions to the creative process. Her enthusiasm for design is marked by attention to detail, which elevates and sophisticates her finished work.
Beau Frail, AIA, NCARB is the Principal Architect of Activate Architecture, a design firm based in Austin TX. Beau has managed multiple complex adaptive-reuse projects in downtown urban cores, led public interest design charrettes and developed outreach programs with the City of Austin promoting affordable housing. Beau serves on the Texas Society of Architects’ Board of Directors and on the AIA National Associates Committee as the Regional Associate Director for Texas. Beau’s civic engagement includes serving as a Design Commissioner at the City of Austin and as a founding member of the Open Architecture Collaborative Austin chapter. Beau was honored with the 2016 Associates Award from the American Institute of Architects and the 2018 AIA Austin Honor Award for Community Service.
Robin Colton is an award-winning Interior Designer who has spent her life intentionally curating everything from her home to her style to her businesses. Her journey began in fashion design then she transitioned to interior design. Her interior design career has garnered many accolades for work that ranges from remodels and furnishing projects to multi-million dollar whole home new construction. After 14 years as an Interior Designer and 7 years running her eponymous firm, Robin has launched Colton Collection - a pillow line that focuses on fashion forward design for the home.
Don Eckols brings a wealth of experience to the STILE Pro Board. As a Registered Architect of 27 years, he has built his own firm, grown several others including GSC Architects and EV Architecture and currently serves as Senior Architect III/Business Development for Atkins Worldwide. He was involved in creating one of the first LEED Platinum buildings in Texas. He is also a passionate educator and has served as the Chair of the Architecture Department at Savannah College of Art and Design, as well as positions at the University of Texas and University of Houston.
Lisa Gaynor owns Curated, the largest and most luxurious furniture consignment store in Central Texas. She has grown the store from 3000 square feet to over 15,000 in 12 years. Lisa is a highly creative retailer and enthusiastic advocate for local business in Austin, and the consignment and resale industry nationwide. She is a charter member of Texas Women in Business and several other business and networking groups and was named exas Women in Business Entrepreneur of the Year in 2016.