Hi, I'm Melpo.
I am The Nashville Stager and owner of Intentional Interiors Home Staging and Design in Nashville, TN.
I am a first-generation Greek-American, born and raised in Missouri and relocated to Nashville with my amazing husband, Barry, who is a fellow entrepreneur and owner of 4 Corners Home Inspections and 4 Corners Environmental.
My staging journey began in 2008 when I was one of many homeowners across the country trying to sell real estate during the housing market crash. I had staged my condo and successfully sold it with minimal loss during a time when condos weren't selling at all. I experienced firsthand the power and hope that home staging can provide and I really knew I was on to something!
Over the years, my career has led me into various roles in marketing and the interior design industry which well prepared me for entrepreneurship and a career as a professional stager and renovation design specialist.
Today, I am a proud member of the Real Estate Staging Association (RESA) and currently serve as president of the Greater Nashville chapter. In addition to earning my bachelors degree from the University of Central Missouri, I expanded my knowledge and training by becoming an Expert Level Staging Design Professional (SDP™) and an Occupied Consultation Specialist (OCS™) . These trainings are among the most comprehensive home staging courses in the nation and are accredited by RESA and the International Association of Home Staging Professionals (IAHSP).