Our Team

Marilyn S. Hansen and the Staff of The Designers Interior Design Firm in Omaha Nebraska

The staff of The Designers brings together a team where each member has distinct strengths.

At the helm is Marilyn S. Hansen, with decades of design expertise in new construction, residential interior design and commercial interior design.

The supporting design staff have diverse backgrounds that make them valued assets to the work of the firm.

This award-winning team is ready to take on your project, whatever it may be.

Find out more about the team below.



Marilyn S. Hansen, FASID,
Owner, Lead Designer

Marilyn S. Hansen, FASID, IIDA, NCDIQ

Marilyn is a NCIDQ certificate holder, as well as a Fellow of the American Society of Interior Designers. She was appointed¬† to the Nebraska Governor’s Advisory Committee to oversee the renovation of the Governor’s Mansion, continuing work she began in 1998.

Marilyn founded The Designers in Omaha, Nebraska in¬† 1980, after working as the Director of Interior Design for J.L. Brandeis since the 1970s. She obtained her degree in Interior Design from Iowa State University.¬† With over 40 years of experience in the design field, Marilyn’s most recent endeavors concentrate on hospitality and many home renovations.

Find out more about Marilyn.


Sarah Kathol

Sarah is an Allied member of ASID. She holds a Bachelors degree in Interior Design from University of Nebraska-Lincoln. During her time as a student, she participated in a study program in Paris.

Among her strengths are Revit, material selections…

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Allison Weatherly

Allison is a student member of ASID. She holds a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Nebraska Lincoln. She is currently working on an Associates degree in Interior Design from Metropolitan Community College.

Her skills include Drafting, AutoCAD, and envisioning the whole expanse of a project…

Find out more about Allison.