The Bottom Line
Sunday, May 11, 2014

D'Asign Source welcomes new faces

Lou Dunn joins the D'Asign Source team in Marathon as an outdoor sales specialist with 17 years sales experience in patio furniture, lighting and home décor accessories. Originally from Connecticut, Dunn worked as a store manager with a national chain that focused on the sale of live plants, patio furniture, outdoor accessories and garden equipment.

He also brings a wealth of knowledge in outdoor lighting concepts and designs.

Kelly Daley has joined the company as a kitchen and bath designer, bringing 15-plus years of design and merchandising experience.

Previously, Daley was the national kitchen and bath designer and merchandiser for CCA Global. Prior to that she was director of showroom merchandising for Ethan Allen in the St. Louis region. She holds a CAPS (Certified Aging in Place) designation and is pursuing her certified kitchen and bath designations from the National Kitchen and Bath Association.

Kelly holds a bachelor's degree in fine arts specializing in metalsmithing.

Also, Robert Buchanan Jr. has joined the outdoor environments team at D'Asign Source.

Buchanan holds degrees in architecture from the University of Florida and in communication and studio art from Denison University.

In addition to playing semiprofessional soccer and being an outdoor enthusiast, he also was the owner of Royal Rock Landscaping in Cleveland, which focused on outdoor environment design and building. Buchanan's focus will be on landscape design and outdoor lighting.

Irwin wins Dartmouth Alumni Book Award

Brooklyn Irwin, a junior at Coral Shores High School, is this year's recipient of the Dartmouth College Alumni Book Award. Irwin carries a straight A's, taking A.P. and honors courses. She plays volleyball, basketball and lacrosse and gives her time to community service. She is respected by her peers for her positive impact on the school community.

The Dartmouth Club of the Florida Keys is proud to recognize her achievements and hopes that she will consider application to Dartmouth College next year.