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Core Essence Who We Are

A partnership between two sisters, Jennifer Findlay is the strategic leader of Core Essence. Jennifer has worked in operations and management with some of the world's leading hospitality organizations including Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Worldwide and Starwood Hotels & Resorts. She holds a degree in Health Sciences and Health Psychology and certificate programs through the Executive Education Program at Cornell’s School of Hotel Management. 

Kathryn Findlay leads the interior design arm of the business and oversees the creative direction for Core Essence. She takes a holistic approach to design and is an ardent believer in the ability of mindfully designed spaces to positively impact the wellbeing of those who inhabit them. Kathryn holds a Masters Degree in Interior Design and has worked with several NYC-based Architecture and Design Firms to spearhead design projects across multiple sectors, including projects for Equinox Fitness, Grace Hotels and retailer Warby Parker.


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