Designs @ Work

Virginia Weida Designs LLC is a certified women-owned commercial interior design company based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. A Certified Interior Designer, Certified Facility Manager, LEED Accredited Professional, and Certified Professional Resume Writer, Virginia Weida is quick to credit her educational experience at Cornell University with providing the tools for success in the Design and Facilities Management fields.

She started a consulting practice, Virginia Weida Designs LLC in June 2006. Prior to this, she was a Principal with The Design Alliance Architects. With that firm for more than 11 years, she excelled in working with established and new corporate clients, property managers, and real estate professionals. In addition, Virginia served as an adjunct faculty member for 15 years, and enjoys speaking to professional groups.


Professional Profile

Virginia Weida, ASID, CFM, LEED AP, WELL AP



June 2006 to Current – Virginia Weida Designs LLC

Commercial Interior Design, Facilities Management, LEED, and WELL Consulting Services

August 2004 to 2019 – Interior Design Adjunct Faculty, La Roche College, Pittsburgh PA

May 1995 to May 2006 – The Design Alliance Architects, Pittsburgh, PA

2005 – 2006 Principal

1995 – 2005 Interior Designer, Project Manager, Senior Associate


Education and Certifications

Bachelor of Science in Design and Environmental Analysis, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

  • WELL Accredited Professional, 2018
  • Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW), 2018
  • National Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) by WBENC, 2013 to 2017
  • LEEDTM Accredited Professional, 2003
  • Certified Facility Manager (CFM), 2002
  • National Council of Interior Design Qualification Certified (NCIDQ) #12897, 1995



ASID PA West Presidential Citation, 2012

CREW Pittsburgh Applause Award, 2011

The President’s Volunteer Service Award, Silver Level, 2008

CREW to CREW to CREW (CREW3) Networking Award, 2006


Professional and Civic Activities

  • Brentwood Baldwin Whitehall Chamber of Commerce, President, Board Member 2011 – Current
  • Economic Development South (EDS), Executive Board Member, 2014 – 2017
  • American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), Professional Liaison to La Roche College, 20140- Current
  • American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), Board Member, 2010 – 2012
  • International Facilities Management Association (IFMA), Professional Member
  • IFMA Corporate Facilities Council, Board Member, Membership Chair, 2005-2009
  • Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), Professional Member, Board Member 2006 – 2008
  • CREW Pittsburgh Foundation President, 2006 – 2007