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Marnie Eckels

Marnie obtained her Bachelors of Science in Interior Design from The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Online Division and has been practicing design for over two years in Springfield, MO. She is married to Benjamin Eckels, a retired Corporal in the United States Marine Corps and current Police Officer for the City of Joplin. She recently gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Sara.

Marnie has worked on numerous projects in the Southwest Missouri area including apartments for TLC Properties, a designer showcase home in Carthage, MO, and various residential projects ranging from paint color selection to full scale renovations. She is currently working on a three-story alcohol addiction rehab facility in the Ozarks.

Personal Style: Vintage Eclectic
Favorite Quote: "Design is not just what it looks like, design is how it works" Steve Jobs
Fun Fact: Played golf for Joplin High School and went to state twice!