EL Questionnaire 2019

Name: Maria Martinez Romo
Company: Silverman Trykowski Associates
Concentration: Interior Design
College/University: Boston Architectural College
Year(s) of Graduation: 2017

What is your strongest personal quality?: Honesty above all.
What skill set are you most proud of professionally?: Spatial awareness. With a professional background
in Performing Arts, I have developed an acute sensibility to spatial awareness as it pertains to physical
space & its relationship with people.
What was your favorite toy when you were a kid?: miniature car with race track.
What do you hope to accomplish as an IIDA Emerging Leader? Gain confidence professionally, expand
my knowledge as it pertains to leadership, and develop new relationships with industry professionals.
What's your go-to for de-stressing?: Vinyasa Yoga, lavender oil & wine. 
Revit, CAD, or Sketchup?: All of the above, primarily Revit.
Are you usually early or late?: Early
What three things are in your bag?: Chapstick, wallet, keys
What is your favorite part of being an IIDA member?: Being able to connect with industry professionals
and feel part of a community.
Why did you choose to become an Interior Designer?: Because I am obsessed with organization &
aesthetically balanced environments. I am also an artist who needs to exercise my creativity daily while
also making a living, something actors struggle with.