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102 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ENTREPRENEURS for the field is propelled by the knowledge that a house is not solely a coverage for hazardous weather; it is also a place that supports individuals on a mental, physical and emotional basis. In her career, Ms. Lewis desires to design homes that are comfortable and functional. As a testament to her success, Ms. Lewis has received numerous design accolades. In 2020, she earned the NAHB California Homes Award, having previously earned a Building Industry Association Award in the State of Hawaii in 2015. Likewise, the ASID honored her with an Excellence Award and a People Choice Award in 2015, as well as a Smart Choice Award in 2013. Furthermore, Hawaii Home & Remodeling Magazine gave her the Editors Choice Award in 2010. That same year, she was bestowed with the Building Industry Association’s Hawaii Grant Award and the ASID’s Design Excellence Award of Honor. At the inception of her career, Reiko Lewis worked as a producer for CNN in Tokyo, Japan, where she spent more than 15 fruitful years working for the prestigious media company. Towards the end of her tenure, she endeavored to seek new job opportunities that would bring more prosperity to her life. Alongside her late husband, Ms. Lewis returned to the United States and enrolled in the Art Institute of Atlanta, where she received an Associate of Arts, with honors. Her first job as an interior designer was in 2001, where she served Hirsch Bedner Associates as an interior designer for four years. For the following four years, she served in the same capacity for Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo (WATG) until 2009. Since 2009, she has excelled as principal of Ventus Design. Drawing upon a prior BFA in international relations from Tsuda University in Japan in 1978, Ms. Lewis currently resides in Honolulu, Hawaii. She is a LEED AP BD+ Certified Agingin-Place Specialist (CAPS) and a past president of the Hawaii chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). Her passion REIKO LEWIS PRINCIPAL Ventus Design Honolulu, HI