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Jessica Salomons-Bordes

Jessica Salomons-Bordes

New York, NY, US

 
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About 

Salomons-Bordes is a graduate of The New School - Parsons School of Design, with an AAS in Interior Design. She is curious about all interior design fields, and is particularly inspired by novel FFE, vintage furnishings, and interesting project narratives. She is fascinated by the built environment and the component processes, teams and materials required of a successful project.

Prior to interior design, Salomons-Bordes made a career in private equity, marketing and selling private fund interests, first in Paris and then NYC. She holds a BS in Business Management from Babson College. 

She holds both American and Dutch citizenship, was born in Queens and now is based in Manhattan after an extended stay in France. She speaks English as a first language and French as a fluent second language. She is also a Hip Hop and Jazz enthusiast and volunteer poll worker.

She is eager to meet professionals within the built environment industries, learn lots, do lots, and build cool interiors.

Employment 

PHANTASMAGORICS, New York, NY, US, FREELANCE INTERIOR DESIGNER

- Crafts schematic, design, custom millwork/object and construction drawings. Administers projects: contracts, scheduling, site condition discoveries, change orders, and oversight. Project sizes > $30K.

- Researches health profiles of construction and finish materials via Pharos/additional databases. Selects FFE.

- Builds relationships with architects, engineers, electricians, metalworkers, general contractors, vendors and artisans to best solicit and challenge bids, fabrication, installation and use requirements.

- Identifies and sources novel and vintage furnishings via online search, storefront and auction patronage.

Active Project: Tiny Cellar Office Rehab - a c. 1890 rowhouse cellar renovation

Dec 2016 - current
 

ARDIAN, New York, NY, US, INVESTOR RELATIONS MANAGER

- Raised and contributed to securing $1B+ for diversified private equity investment strategies.

- Led client origination across 20 states, provided existing client performance updates and raised re-up capital.

- Built client and expected entrant database with relationship-sourced proprietary and public domain data.

Aug 2012 - Dec 2017
 

ARDIAN, Paris, FR, PRODUCT MANAGER

- Drafted RFP responses; championed deal team collaboration for optimized data sharing and messaging.

- Crafted fund marketing documentation; coordinated legal and compliance document validation process.

- Led multi-stakeholder investor subscription process; recognized for efficient closings firm wide.

Nov 2008 - Aug 2012
 

Education 

Parsons School of Design, New York, NY, US, INTERIOR DESIGN

AAS IN INTERIOR DESIGN

Aug 2018 - May 2020
 

Babson College, Babson Park, MA, US, Bachelors, BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

BS IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Aug 2003 - May 2007
 

Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH, US, High School, SECONDARY SCHOOL

Sep 1999 - Jun 2003
 

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