Alexis Readinger founded the international award-winning architecture and design firm Preen in 2005. For the past twenty years, she has been at the heart of the hospitality world in Los Angeles. Bridging chefs, nature, retreat and sacred space, her work invites both the exploration and the evolution of consciousness. An active thought leader, her work is published in Architectural Digest, NY Times, LA Times and Interior Design. She has been invited to keynote speak and regularly contributes as both speaker and judge for various professional organizations and awards in culinary, construction, architecture and design. A Texas native, Alexis holds a Masters in Architecture from UCLA and a Bachelors from Vanderbilt University. She is a LEED certified Green Building Advisor and a member of the AIA. Alexis serves on the board of the Chinatown Business Improvement District (BID), the Chung King Road Association, and the Travel Experience and Trends Council at the Urban Land Institute (ULI). She stands for just and joyful business.