Chelsea Fortney

Chelsea Fortney

Cleveland, OH, US



Recent Interior Design Graduate from Kent State University's design program in Kent, Oh.


Handman Associates, Chicago, IL, US, Intern

While interning there I developed plans using AutoCAD, as well as producing 3D views in Google Sketchup. Also, I met with clients and vendors, contributed to resource selection & pick-ups.

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012

Cannon Frank, Chicago, IL, US, Intern

Experience with AutoCAD, Google Sketchup & Vendors.

Jun 2011 - Sep 2011

Fortney & Weygandt General Contracting, North Olmsted, OH, US, Data Processor & Assistant

Gained knowledge of the inner workings of a large construction corporation, specifically in the estimating and bidding department.

Jan 2004 - Aug 2009


Kent State University, Kent, OH, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Graduated Cum Laude. Deans List Spring 2010, Fall 2010 & Spring 2013. Also, studied in Florence, Italy in Spring of 2012.

Aug 2009 - May 2013


Robinson Memorial Hospital Library Project Renovation, 1st Place

Class project to redesign the current library at a nearby hospital to make it as functional and efficient as possible for the users. My design was chosen out of 40 classmates for renovation construction.


IIDA Student Design Competition of 2013, 2nd Place