Sue Firestone Joins Delos Advisory Board
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
Delos®, the pioneer of Wellness Real Estate™, is pleased to announce that Sue Firestone, Founder and Chairman of Smith/Firestone Associates (sfa design), has joined its Advisory Board. Firestone joins a distinguished panel of Delos advisors including Dr. Deepak Chopra, world renowned health and wellness expert; the Honorable Dick Gephardt, former House of Representatives Majority Leader; Senator Mel Martinez, R-Fla. and former Senator and HUD Secretary; the Honorable Terry McAuliffe, former Chairman of Bill Clinton’s Presidential Campaign and Former DNC Chairman; Jason McLennan, world renowned sustainable building expert; Dr. Michael Roizen, Chief Wellness Officer at Cleveland Clinic; Dr. Nicholas LaRusso, Director of the Center for Innovation at Mayo Clinic; and Dolly Lenz, Vice Chairman of Prudential Douglas Elliman.
A renowned interior designer, Firestone founded sfa design which boasts an impressive portfolio of notable hospitality and luxury residential projects for premier hotel brands, including Ritz Carlton, Waldorf Astoria and Four Seasons. She is also the go-to designer and tastemaker for those seeking the ultimate luxury lifestyle, with A-List residential clientele including Fortune 500 business executives, international diplomats, professional athletes and celebrities.
“We are thrilled to welcome Sue to the Delos Advisory Board,” said Delos Co-Founder Morad Fareed. “Her track record and expansive work speaks for itself, and we’re looking forward to marrying Delos’ health concepts to her world class designs.”
With almost 40 years of industry experience, Firestone has garnered numerous institutional accolades including Robb Report’s prestigious Top 40 Best Designers in the World award. Under Firestone’s leadership, sfa design completed Hilton Windhoek Hotel in Windhoek, Namibia, a top “eco-luxury” destination in 2011. Currently, Firestone is working with world-famous architect Cesar Pelli to create a LEED Platinum Certified mixed-use tower in Monterrey, Mexico. Additionally, she just completed an organic bohemian-style penthouse in the LEED Silver W Hollywood Residences, one of the greenest buildings in Los Angeles.
About Delos LLC®:
A U.S.-based real estate developer, Delos® is the pioneer of Wellness Real Estate™, which incorporates amenities that help sustain both the environment and enhance residents’ health and well-being. In 2012, Delos introduced the WELL Building Standard™ with President Clinton, the world’s first building standard focused exclusively on enhancing people’s health and well-being in direct, evidence-based ways through the built environment. Delos designs include an array of innovative, built-in amenities that research suggests will improve various aspects of individual occupant health including: cardiovascular, respiratory and sleep health, orthopedic health, weight and metabolism management, stress reduction, mood enhancement, cognition and memory enhancement, health literacy and health behavior motivation. More information on Delos is available at www.delos.com.