Melissa Spaeth Banko
Principal & Owner
Melissa Spaeth Banko serves as the Principal & Owner of Banko Design LLC – Red Pen Procurement. She brings a wealth of interior design experience, business development and operations practice to the company consisting 10 designers and an overall staff of 15. Melissa oversees day-to-day management of various aspects of the company’s operations and plays a leading role in setting and monitoring of company-wide strategy.
Prior to starting Banko Design in December of 2014, Melissa served as team member for the interiors studio at Rule Joy Trammel + Rubio and tvsdesign. Melissa brings a comprehensive approach to each project, with an ability to focus on cutting edge design ideas, timeless aesthetics as well as incomparable project management.
Banko Design specializes in a variety of project types including senior living communities, large multifamily & boutique hospitality properties. In her free time, Melissa loves to spend time with her family and 3 young children. She is also a Girl Scout leader, enjoys volunteer work and is avid long distance runner. She is a graduate of The Art Institute of Atlanta with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design – Magna Cum Laude.