In Conversation: Product Intros and Perspectives (Saturday Afternoon Breakout 2)

Ever wonder how designers evaluate new products and materials as they consider what is best for their clients and projects?

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As an interior designer, your relationships with manufacturers and resource providers is essential to your success. Witness a series of conversations between designers and SCALE sponsor reps as they review new products and resources. Leave with an understanding of the questions to ask when evaluating products, how to navigate relationships with product reps, and fresh insight into what’s up-and coming from manufacturers.

Teresa Humphrey, LEED AP ID+C

National Specification Sales Manager

Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces

Teresa Humphrey is the National Specifications Manager for Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces. Her career with Wilsonart spans more than 28 years through various roles within the sales organization.  Supporting Wilsonart Surfaces destined for applications in commercial spaces across the globe, Teresa spearheads the North American Specification Sales Team.  Through a positive attitude and dedicated work ethic, Teresa guides a Specifications Sales Team committed to building and maintaining customer relationships within the A&D community.  As a results-oriented leader who is passionate about accomplishing corporate objectives, her positive outlook and approach allow her to enjoy each experience that comes her way.

Mike Goetz, ASID, AIA, LEED AP

Principal | Director of Design, Interiors


Mike Goetz, ASID, AIA, LEED AP, is a Principal and Director of Design, Interiors with HOK. With 14+ years of design experience in the corporate workspace, hospitality and higher education, Mike excels at creating highly functional and efficient environments that are also unique, colorful and inspirational. (emphasis on colorful). Mike’s interiors work has been featured in several publications, most notably in Interior Design magazine with the May 2016 cover story showcasing the Pritzker Group’s Los Angeles Headquarters, the November 2018 issue with California Institute of Technology’s Ronald and Maxine Linde Hall of Mathematics and Physics, and the May 2017 issue with Alibaba Pictures. Other notable projects of Mike’s include The Trade Desk in Los Angeles and Irvine, Honeywell’s Global Headquarters and a Confidential Coworking space in downtown Los Angeles. As a thought leader, he has been quoted in several publications and spoken on panels to discuss workplace design and employee engagement. Mike earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Design from Arizona State University and a Master of Architecture degree from Parsons.


In Conversation: Product Intros and Perspectives
09/11/2021 at 3:30 PM (EDT)   |  45 minutes
09/11/2021 at 3:30 PM (EDT)   |  45 minutes Join us in the District Ballroom for this afternoon breakout.