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Angela Hobdy discovered her love for interior design at a young age, cultivated as she and her mother would frequently tour model and showcase homes. A bachelor’s degree in interior design from Texas State University and more than a dozen years pursuing her passion in the field finds Angela working with buyers of Newmark Homes’ custom division, Fedrick, Harris Estate Homes. Angela welcomes the challenge of bringing to life the definitive ideas these seasoned buyers carry to the table, adding pizzazz with the latest trends and products to create a one-of-a-kind appeal. She particularly likes to explore with color selections, pairing interesting hues for a stylish look. Winner of the Houston’s Best PRISM Award for 2014 Design Associate of the Year, Angela enjoys spending time with her family, particularly walking homes with her own daughter. Like mother, like daughter.


Cindy Leary-Messina found her passion for interior design at a young age, and Newmark Homes buyers have been happily benefiting from her expertise for the past 13 years. Helping clients express their personalities through design is one of the most rewarding aspects of her job, says Cindy, a native Texan who moved to Houston in 1985. And although she has seen many design trends come and go through her 28-year career, Cindy relaxes at home amid the casual elegance of French country design. Cindy holds a degree in interior design from Louisiana State University.


Kalyn started out at Newmark Homes in 2006 as a sales consultant but it wasn't long before she realized that her true passion was in home design. Helping her buyers for years select colors, textures and more for their new homes, Kalyn officially switched to the design world in 2012, parlaying her innate charm, unparalleled customer service and exquisite sense of style into a burgeoning design career. Admired for her upbeat and personalized approach to creating polished and chic rooms that speak directly to the goals and tastes of her customers, Kalyn is in high demand. Her commitment to the client’s vision and budget assures that her customer’s dream home becomes an affordable reality.


For Sharon Stowers, Newmark Homes is family. She began her career with the company in 2005 as a sales assistant, and her topnotch skills and dedication quickly landed her a position in the marketing department. In 2012, she was asked to expand her role to design center manager, a position she has relished. When not adeptly juggling her Newmark duties, the native Houstonian and grandmother of 10 can be found at the keys of a piano, serving as minister of music for her church. The talented musician has been playing in church since the third grade.