Faith Fix, Founder of Freestyle Interiors in 1981 has over 40 years of experience in the Interior Design field.With her value of customer satisfaction at the forefront, Faith has directed Freestyle’s growth to become a prominent, SW Florida award-winning design firm. She has assembled a highly synergistic team of talented and experienced Lead Designers dedicated to creating beautiful environments. Faith works tirelessly to ensure that each of Freestyle’s clients are thrilled with their home design experience from inception to completion.
Arlynn McDaniel, ASID
FL Lic ID #5052
Arlynn McDaniel, Senior Lead Designer, is a licensed Interior Designer with over 19 years of design experience in both the interior design and construction fields.She graduated with a design degree from Brenau University in Georgia. Arlynn has been with Freestyle for 10 years; her clients benefit from her skilled knowledge of the construction process as well as her high attention to detail.
Julie Roy, Lead Designer, is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC and furthered her education at RISD in Providence RI for Interior Design. Julie has over 20 years of experience in the interior design field where her work focused on luxury coastal residences in MA and RI before joining Freestyle.
Robyn Lang-Shankland, Lead Designer, has over 10 years of design experience in Scotland and Florida. Robyn has an Interior Architecture degree from Napier University and is a a featured columnist for the Scottish Daily Record and a monthly feature, "My Humble Abode” in Scotlands No 1 Magazine.
Michelle Stahl, earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design from the Institute of Interior Design at SW Florida College. Michelle has been with Freestyle for 7 years and has designed numerous spec homes all of which have successfully sold under 60 days.
Megan Hickman is a graduate of Purdue University and has over 9 years of residential design experience. As a former project manager, her knowledge of the construction process is an asset to her design method. Megan is known for her unique way of adding color in her interiors which have been featured in several publications including Luxe Magazine.
Stacey Prerost, Lead Designer, is a graduate of Harrington College of Design in Chicago and has over 10 years of experience in high end residential design. She has a strong background in construction and project management and is dedicated to creating beautiful spaces that balance both form and function.
Stacy Bartels, Lead Designer, Allied ASID, is a graduate of University of South Florida, with 27 years of residential design experience, in both new home construction as well as renovations. Stacy’s knowledge of construction, as well as being detailed-oriented has served her clients well throughout the design process. She is an award-winning designer whose work has been featured in Florida Design.
Lis Diaz, Lead Designer, has over 20 years in the Interior Design Industry. She holds NCIDQ certification as well as LEED ID+C accreditation. As an award-winning designer Lis possesses an innate desire to create and design interiors that exceed client’s expectations. Lis received her bachelor degree in Interior Design from the Cleveland Institute of Art, one of the top ten professional colleges of art and design, established 1882.
Denise Koenigs, Lead Designer, has over 30 years residential design experience in Wisconsin, Illinois, Arizona, Colorado and Florida.
She is a graduate of University of Wisconsin-Madison, owned her own design business and project management and remodeling work.
Velma Watkins has been an Executive Vice President for over 35 years in Retail Home Furnishings & Design. She has managed as many as 17 locations from Ohio to Northern Florida with over 250 employees. Velma is committed to provide exemplary service to our clients through her expertise as a buyer, team builder and strategic planner.
Stephanie Fraleigh, Project Manager, is a graduate from the University of Colorado, with a strong background in high-end residential interior design. Stephanie blends her attention to detail with creativity to keep projects running smoothly and efficiently while preserving a fun, professional, and seamless process for all.
JamieLynn Bucci, Design Assistant, is a graduate of the University of Florida and has been working in hospitality design for golf and country clubs, spas, and fitness centers for over five years. JamieLynn aids our designers in creating smooth and expeditious design and installation processes with her strong interpersonal skills and collaborative work style.
Alyssa Davis, Project Manager, is a graduate from Liberty University with a bachelor’s in Interior Design and Minor in Psychology. Alyssa loves to use her understanding of people to create meaningful relationships. Her love of emerging design trends keeps her constantly looking towards what’s innovative for each and every new project.