Mary Milliken

Mary Milliken

Director of Design

Mary is a seasoned design professional and leader serving as the Director of Design at HiFive.  With a passion for creativity, she prides herself on her ability to bridge the gap between artistry and practicality.  Great designs begin with a comprehensive understanding of clients’ needs and expectations.  Mary’s ability to develop client relationships based on respect, trust, and confidence has been the key to her success as a designer.  She remains committed to cultivating valued relationships and helping clients reach the best version of their overall vision.  By approaching design with both an aesthetic and user-centricity based eye, Mary is able to guide our hospitality clients to create a style that unifies the property and brand for unforgettable guest experiences.

With an Interior Design degree from The University of Cincinnati’s DAAP program, Mary comes to HiFive with experience in commercial and residential design/build projects. Previously, she was honored to be a part of the design team winning three categories in Cincinnati Magazine’s Annual Interior Design Award competition.  In 2015, Mary received her Interior Design professional certification from NCIDQ. Due to her exceptional talents and competence, Mary was promoted to Director of Design in 2021.

Mary lives in Madeira, Ohio with her husband Kevin and their three children. Most of her free time is spent on home improvement projects or supporting UC Athletics.