Interior design firm Simeone Deary Design Group has named Melissa Benham senior project designer. Most recently, Benham served as design manager at Starbucks Coffee Co. where she oversaw the design of new stores and renovations of the company-owned and licensed locations. Benham has also held a variety of positions at Polo Ralph Lauren, Kara Mann Design, Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Andre Balazs Properties. Benham associate's degree in interior design from Parsons The New School for Design in New York. She previously attended University of Michigan where she received a bachelor's degree in psychology.
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