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Ann Ueno

Owner/Lead Designer

Originally from Chicago, Ann is a former executive at Starwood Hotels, Celebrity Cruises, and BCV Social. With an extensive background in hotels, digital merchandising, and design, Ann brings leadership, business acumen, creativity, and a healthy level of risk-taking to her design projects. 

With nearly a decade of interior design experience, Ann’s passion and design DNA is approachable luxury living. Drawing inspiration from her global travels, nature, and, clients’ desires, Ann aims to create spaces that are uniquely curated and planned, embodying a bold and inviting environment. 


In addition to designing spaces, Ann is the Founder of Strategies to Grow Your Interior Design Business, a business coaching program for new and aspiring interior designers. 

A businesswoman and entrepreneur at heart, Ann brings passion to every project to ensure your house feels like a home.

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Pam Marmolejo

Lead Designer

Pamela Marmolejo is originally from Colombia. Her passion and dream to become an interior designer landed her in Ann’s business coaching program during 2020. Changing her career path and taking a step into her purpose, she began working for AUID in January 2021 - from styling to full gut renovations and everything in between.

Pam spent the last 10 years in the aviation industry as a Marketing professional leading the team and strategy for North America, this experience trained her to have a keen eye for detail, which is paramount in designing uniquely curated spaces. Pamela finds inspiration from her vibrant roots, which mirror the culture found in her hometown, Miami.


As a mother of two young boys, she is constantly thinking of ways to make family living better and works to make spaces more efficient and cohesive without sacrificing beauty or joy. Her goal at AUID is to inspire anyone to pursue their dreams and design the life they love.

Sarah Simos

Sarah brings over 20 years of marketing experience to the AUID team. From start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, she has seen it all. A true Jill of all trades, there is no project big or small she can't tackle.


Her natural organization skills (creating processes and templates) coupled with her fun, creative side (designing brand and marketing materials) makes her a great asset to the AUID team. Sarah is attracted to interior design for the creativity and the opportunity to express oneself through your personal space.

Born and raised in Chicago, now living in LA, Sarah has traveled all over the world volunteering in Africa, scuba diving the Great Barrier Reef, and meditating in SouthEast Asia. She is a certified yoga instructor, enjoys the beach, and is always up for an adventure. 

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Billy De La Cruz

Assistant Designer

Born in NY and raised in Miami, Billy has had a love affair with interior design since she was a little girl (she was very rebellious and would rearrange her furniture after her parents went to bed at night ). Billy is currently an interior design student at Miami Dade College. She is aligned with the AUID brand and culture in that her vision for design is that the spaces would be livable, authentic to you, functional and beautifully designed and curated. 


Personally, Bill lives with her boyfriend and fur baby, Bailey. She has a bit of an obsession with plants - Monsteras, fiddle leaf figs and white bird of paradise plants are everywhere in her home. For fun you can usually find her having a nice picnic at a park or at the farmers market.

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