Ariel is the most important member of the Buy Tri Cities team. She was born and raised in San Diego and has lived in many places around the US and has spent time living in China and Italy. Her formal training in Interior Design from WSU's School of Design and Architecture and years working in hospitality design in Seattle provide her with a unique skillset that provides insight into how best to stage and present properties for photo, video, and open house events. She is the principal designer and creative force at 27 West Design Company through which she provides interior design services for large residential renovation projects, new residential construction, and commercial tenant improvements. Aside from running a tight ship at Buy Tri Cities and 27 West Design, she enjoys staying up to date in design and architectural trends, tasting local Washington wines, and spending time with her adorable family.