Today we welcome Thomas Lavin, founder and owner of Thomas Lavin Showroom. Thomas is an innovative businessman dedicated to the growth of the design trade industry. His flagship showroom in Los Angeles and his recently opened showroom in Orange County both reflect Thomas’ commitment to quality, service, and professionalism. Today we talk about “to the trade” and the value of transparency and education within the design industry – and more importantly our responsibility to extend it to our clients and consumers. From self proclaimed “job hopping administrative assistant” to one of the most influential design trade professionals on the scene, Thomas shares his inspiring journey and his optimistic vision of the future of the design trade.