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Audra Tuskes serves as the vice president of design for Marriott International’s luxury tier. This includes the iconic brands of St. Regis, Ritz-Carlton, Edition, JW Marriott Hotels, W Hotels, and the Luxury Collection.

A design professional focused on hospitality and lifestyle development, Audra leads a team of designers who drive the creative charge behind new and evolving brands. In her role, she ensures that the vision, quality, operational excellence, and voice distinctively defines each brand through the development of a strong design strategy.

Audra concurrently serves on the editorial advisory board for Hospitality Design magazine. With nearly 20 years of experience in the field, Audra’s past positions include VP of design for Neuehouse, VP and creative director for Lightstone, VP of design for Commune Hotels, director of design for Starwood Hotels, and associate design professor at Pratt Institute. Audra holds a Master of Architecture from Columbia University.

Audra is located in Marriott’s New York office.