Emily Erickson Ory
Past NACC Chair
As a full-service commercial furniture dealership, Emily and Corporate Concepts guides their clients through the process of purchasing and installing furniture that integrates a company’s brand identity throughout their work environment. Through Knoll and other top furniture brands, Emily’s priority is to provide her clients with outstanding design and functionality. Her design background and deep knowledge of workplace research help companies drive performance and employee well-being. Emily is particularly interested in generational diversity, employee satisfaction ratings, and emerging technology, exploring how these topics might impact a company’s goals. Emily is a licensed interior designer in Illinois and holds NCIDQ certification. She earned her bachelor’s degree in interior design and minor in art history from Purdue University. In 2015, she was named one of the Top 20 Suburban Young Professionals by the Daily Herald. In addition, she has earned the LEED AP designation and serves as a Commissioner for the Historic Preservation Commission of Naperville, sits on the Board of Trustee Associates of North Central College, as well as the Board of Directors for Metropolitan Family Services. Emily enjoys racing in triathlons and has completed a full Ironman. She is a proud fifth-generation ‘Napervillian’ and currently resides in the East Highlands neighborhood with her husband Kyle and new baby, Parker.
Emily’s favorite quote is “He who knows others is wise; He who knows himself is enlightened.” – Lao-tzu