The Very Important Professionals (V.I.P.) is here to share with you the very important professionals that Yolanda has established working network relationships with in the design, furniture trade, and professional industries.

Yolanda with Vern Yip’s new book signing entitled “Vern Yip’s Design Wise” at the Washington DC Design Center’s Spring 2018 Market. Vern’s past HGTV projects include four seasons of his own show titled Deserving Design with Vern Yip and two seasons as host and designer of HGTV Urban Oasis, and Trading Places.  His HGTV work also includes eight seasons of HGTV’s top-rated prime-time series HGTV Design Standard several seasons of Bang for Your Buck, where he served as the show’s host and design expert. Vern’s most recent HGTV project, Live in Vern’s House, chronicled the building of his dream beach home. Vern can also be seen on Delta Airlines flights across the globe where he is profiled for Delta’s exclusive on-air program On Creativity, showcasing the most creative minds in design and entertainment

Yolanda with members of IRSA attending the Spring 2018 Market, at the Washington DC Design Center.

Yolanda and CEO of Real Estate Staging Association (RESA), Shell Brodnax at RESACON 2017 in Las Vegas. There were 400 real estate stagers and designers at the conference.

Yolanda and 2 of her 12 member team visited Arhaus Furniture Store in Vienna, Va. Tysons Corner Mall. This was a RESA Greater Capital Area Chapter welcoming for new members to join RESA. Arhaus hosted this special event.

Yolanda and members of Interior Redesign Staging Association (IRSA), was hosted by Dulles Lighting Company in Reston, VA.  What a great opportunity to learn about the aspects of what various lighting can do for a room. This photo was taken in the crystal gallery.

Yolanda and HGTV's host Sabrina Soto at RESACON 2017. Sabrina Soto is the host of HGTV's "The High/Low Project" and has appeared on HGTV's White House Christmas, Get It Sold, Real Estate Intervention and Green Home.

Yolanda with mentor/CSP trainer Christine Rae at Awards Banquet at RESACON 2017. Christine Rae is known as the leading expert and trend setter of the Real Estate Staging Industry. She is the President and CEO for Certified Staging Professional International. She has been recognized among the "Elite Women" who are shaping the future of the real estate industry. Membership is close to 1000 nationally and internationally.

Yolanda having a great time at the CSP booth at 2017 RESACON meeting and signing up new stagers who are interested training under CSP.

Yolanda and her staging professional team staged a home in Montgomery County, Maryland under the leadership of Cathy Hobbs. Cathy, an interior designer from Brooklyn, NY was a finalist on Season 6 of HGTV’s Hot Realty Series “DESIGN STAR” and served as the IKEA design expert for Oprah’s trailblazing “The Life You Want” 8-city tour in 2014.

Yolanda hanging out at Northern Virginia's Home and Garden Show with Meg Caswell, HGTV Design Star who won Season 6.


Yolanda receives her CSP from Christine Rae, President & CEO of Certified Staging Professional International (CSPI) Real Estate Expert, Coach & Best Selling Author, Staging for Dummies among other books. Go to to learn more about becoming a CSP member.

Yolanda and Pearl Whetzel, President of the Prince Georges County, Women’s Council of Realtors