The Data-Informed Job Search

Use data to inform your career decisions and gain insight on the current job market.

Learn how demographic, societal, and compensation trends will impact your career decisions and opportunities from ASID Research. Leverage data to help you approach your job search and make your best career choice as you balance the choices for types of firms, market sectors, and areas to live. You will also have the opportunity to connect with practitioners in small group discussions on job search advice and best practices. 

Small Group Discussion Leaders

  • John Cialone, FASID, Vice President, Partner, Tom Stringer Design Partners
  • David Euscher, ASID, LEED AP, Assoc. AIA, WELL AP, Vice President and Interior Design Studio Leader, Corgan
  • Lida Lewis, ASID, RID, WELL Faculty, LEED AP, Associate Principal & Interior Design Director. Page
  • Bonny Slater, ASID, Design Director, Regional Healthcare & Wellness Practice Area Leader, Gensler
  • Toni Gocke Wyre, FASID, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP, WELL AP, Instructor of Interior Design, University of Central Arkansas

Susan Chung, Ph.D.

Vice President, Research and Knowledge

American Society of Interior Designers

Susan Chung, Ph.D., focuses on the impact of design research. She connects design with research to improve human experiences in the interior environment, translates research into applicable design implications, and conducts research projects that create meaningful positive impacts. She comes from an interior design background, holding a BA from Michigan State University and an MID from the University of Florida. She integrated interior design with behavioral research for her doctorate degree in Human Behavior and Design at Cornell University, with a focus on design attributes related to creativity in workplace environments.

John Cialone, FASID

Partner, Vice President

Tom Stringer Design Partners

John Cialone, a nationally-recognized interior designer, leads a team of more than 20 professionals while managing operations at Chicago-based Tom Stringer Design Partners. As a partner and vice president of his firm, John’s enthusiasm for promoting the interior design industry is contagious. With over 25 years of experience, his work has been recognized with many awards and widely published.  

John is a member of the Guild Board for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago and a member of the Leaders of Design Council. He has served as a public speaker to many organizations and has mentored students across the country. John has participated in the 1+ Program, donating his firm’s services and aligning his belief that Design Impacts Lives” with the firm’s work. John also serves on the ASID National Board of Directors. 

David Euscher, RID, ASID, Assoc. AIA, WELL AP

Vice President, Interior Design Studio Leader


For nearly 30 years in his career, David Euscher considers himself fortunate to have worked with many talented people on projects across the country and around the world. Through writing, speaking engagements and client projects, David examines the influence of technology, culture, and human behavior on design. He is fascinated by the ways that design can influence human behavior and is passionately driven to create a positive impact on people’s lives and the environment through design. David leads the Interiors Studio in the Houston office of Corgan, an international firm of researchers and innovators who bring curiosity, passion and dedication to Interior Design and Architecture worldwide. 

Lida Lewis, ASID, RID, WELL Faculty, LEED AP ID+C, Fitwel Ambassador

Associate Principal & Interior Design Director


One of the first WELL APs, WELL Faculty, and Fitwel Ambassadors, Lida Lewis is an architect by training and an interior architect in practice with a strong focus on sustainability and its impact on the people in the spaces we design. As director of interiors at Page’s DC office, Lida utilizes her years of design and sustainability expertise to spearhead thought leadership and efforts incorporating the best of scientific and medical research into design strategies across all her work. She currently is a part of the global WELL Mind Concept Advisory and Health Equity Advisories, as well as a reviewer for drafts of the WELL Community Standard and WELL v2. She was recently a part of ULI Health Leaders, recognized as an ASID “One to Watch”, and regularly serves as an subject matter expert in health and well-being, giving presentations from LA to Oman and writing on various well-being topics.

Bonny Slater, ASID

Design Director, Regional Healthcare & Wellness Practice Area Leader


Bonny Slater specializes in creating inspiring environments to support health and wellness. With a background in design and environmental psychology, she brings a unique perspective to her projects. Her research‐driven approach seeks to craft meaningful experiences by meeting physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. Bonny’s research has included the study of color in immersive environments, design considerations in behavioral health facilities, and the cultural implications of evidence‐based design. Her recent work focuses on the connections between engagement, design, and population health in community health centers. She has received awards from ASID (2018 Ones to Watch Scholar), AIA, Contract, and Healthcare Design, and has been featured in Metropolis, Contract, Healthcare Design, and Architectural Record. She frequently contributes to the GenslerOn blog, where she advances thought leadership around designing to support health and wellness.

Toni Gocke Wyre, FASID, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP, WELL AP

Clinical Instructor of Interior Design, University of Central Arkansas

Chair-elect, FY22 ASID National Board of Directors

Toni Gocke Wyre is a commercial interior designer specializing in education, healthcare, and corporate interiors and was recognized as one of Arkansas Business' Top 40 under 40 Professionals in 2013. Over the last decade, her work has received over 36 regional design awards, crossing all sectors, from residential and corporate to hospitality, healthcare, and education. In July of 2018, she was selected to be an International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) Global WELL concept advisor after being the first in Arkansas to achieve her WELL AP accreditation. In the Fall of 2020, Toni transitioned to a part-time/consultant role with Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects and joined UCA, The University of Central Arkansas, as a full-time instructor of interior design in their CIDA-accredited program.


The Data-Informed Job Search
09/11/2021 at 3:30 PM (EDT)   |  45 minutes
09/11/2021 at 3:30 PM (EDT)   |  45 minutes Join us in the Cabinet Room for this afternoon breakout.