Fabulous People: Peggy Scinta

Peggy Scinta began Las Vegas-based P. Scinta Designs, an interior design firm, in early 2006. “We have been creating beautiful spaces and homes for our clients for 16.5 years.” Learn about Peggy Scinta

Hometown: Buffalo, NY

First job: Movie theater refreshment stand.

Favorite ways to spend your free time in NV: Shopping with my daughter, visiting my grandchildren and catching up on new design trends.

Your biggest accomplishment and why: Transitioning from a successful corporate career in human resources into a successful interior design career.

The biggest obstacle you overcame: Starting my professional career over.

Someone who inspires you and why: My younger sister. She overcame cancer in her 30’s and went on to raise three successful sons. She earned a Master’s Degree and currently holds a prestigious position in a major healthcare system.

Advice to someone pursuing a career path in what you do: Shadow a designer for a few weeks.   Understand that interior design is a business and not just making people’s spaces attractive. And it is a complicated business that most people are not aware of that.

Favorite quote: “Life is difficult.” –M. Scott Peck

Something someone would be surprised to learn about you: I am an empath.

What makes someone fabulous: Caring and respect for others.

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