Betty Lee Kurihara - Senior Designer

Betty has impeccable style.  She mixes contemporary furniture with textures that are tactile and playful.  Her design is approachable yet sophisticated.  Her recent work includes turn-key design for high-end residences in Kukuiula, Haiku, Kahala, and Diamond Head. 

Betty managed FF&E procurement for Prince Waikiki and American Cancer Society‚Äôs Hope Lodge.  She managed multi-million dollar transactions, budgets, and quality control coordinating with international vendors and logistics.

Prior to joining The Vanguard Theory, Betty's creative outlet was in the retail industry working with visual displays and merchandising.  Her creative spirit never sleeps.  When she's not in the studio she is creating beautiful gifts and projects for her friends and family.



Michelle Jaime - Principal / Creative Director

Shaleah Soliven - Associate Designer

Lindsay Rivera - Procurement Director / Project Manager

Deanna Itano - Designer / Project Manager

Shelby Tahara - Office Manager