our executive team

The Destinations by Design team is comprised of a myriad of seasoned industry leaders, who are an unparalleled resource pool for our clients. From a cutting-edge and inspired design team to an experienced and detail-oriented operations group, Destinations by Design’s success lies in the collaborative talents of a team that continually redefines the Las Vegas scene.

Joyce Sherman Nelson: founder, president, board member
Jim Nelson: founder, chairman of the board
Josh Ford: chief operating officer
Melissa Aupperle: vice president of operations
Chris Coaley: vice president of event entertainment
Debby Jacobs Felker: vice president of sales
Allison Hart: vice president of creative

our team/executive