Professional Development Director Candidate Bio

Cody Rackley, Allied ASID

Education
• BA Interior Design - University of the Incarnate Word | San Antonio, Texas

Employment
• 2016-present – Principal/Owner - Studio R
• 2016-2018 – Intern/Design Assistant - Urbane Design Studios

ASID Activities
• 2018-2019 – ASID Texas Chapter Austin Design Community Chair
• 2017-2018 – ASID Texas Chapter Austin Design Community Student & EP Liaison
• 2017-2018 – ASID Texas Chapter Magazine Chair
• 2016-2017 – ASID Texas Chapter Student Representative to the Board
• 2015-2016 – ASID Student Chapter President @ The Art Institute of Austin

Community/Civic Activities, Other Professional Organizations
• 2017-2018 – Texas Association for Interior Design [TAID] Student Representative to the Board
• 2017-present – Texas Association for Interior Design [TAID] Volunteer
• Volunteer for Ten Thousand Villages of Austin

Honors/Awards, Publications
• ASID Texas Chapter Robert Preston Henry Practitioner Award - On the Rise Legacy 2018
• University of the Incarnate Word Most Inspiring Interior Design Student
• ASID Texas Chapter Student Symposium - 1st Place Commercial Design & 1st Place Object Design

Candidate Statement
My goals is to reach to students and Emerging Professionals to keep them engaged in the profession. Since students are the future, my goal is to bring together seasoned designers and students to bridge the gap of disconnect.