About Us2018-11-29T11:15:01+00:00

IAHSP® was founded in 1999 and to date has the largest global membership in the Home Staging industry.  IAHSP® is focused on helping guide the industry and members with Education standards, Excellence goals, and Ethics guidelines to which all members adhere.  All members of the Ownership and Leadership team own and operate successful Staging businesses as they believe you cannot teach what you do not know. Their businesses rank in the top 5% of all Staging businesses in the world based on longevity and volume. When evaluating an association, it is important to ask, “Who is at the helm of leadership? Do they actually know what it takes to succeed because they have personally experienced it by building a successful business?” You can be assured that IAHSP® Owners and Leaders are all successful business owners in the industry they support.

IAHSP® is focused on education and its members must have earned one of the approved industry designations in order to be approved to join IAHSP®.  The Leadership Team below reflects the present and future of IAHSP® as we continue the original mission established in 1999 to bring Home Staging to the global real estate market by helping homeowners everywhere achieve their goals.



Jennie has been professionally Staging since 2002. To date she and her team have Staged over 4,300 properties and over $3 Billion in real estate. In 2003, Jennie served as a Business Coach for industry colleagues and moved into a role as a Certified ASP® Course Trainer with Stagedhomes.com. She has presented Home Staging training courses to Realtors and Stagers throughout North America, teaching thousands of students about the importance of Staging as a real estate tool and how to succeed in business. She is a Master ASP® Stager, and has been personally trained by Barb Schwarz, the Creator of Home Staging® and Founder of IAHSP®. In 2003, Jennie was elected Vice President of IAHSP® International, and through the years has served as President, Ethics, and Co-Conference Director before moving into her current role of IAHSP® Chairwoman. Jennie is the only 2-Time recipient of the Barb Schwarz Staging Award of Excellence and the IAHSP® Spirit Award as voted on by peers in the industry. In 2003, Jennie started the very first home staging chapter ever in the industry, and through IAHSP® helped establish dozens of regional chapters throughout the US and Canada.

In June 2016, Jennie and her husband, John became the new owners and leaders of IAHSP® International and Stagedhomes.com. In her current role as IAHSP® International Chairwoman, Jennie and her team are focused on advancing the profession of Home Staging around the globe. The IAHSP Leadership Team plans and hosts the annual IAHSP Conference & EXPO, bringing quality speakers and business topics to attendees, while also providing a forum for attendees to learn and meet colleagues from around the world. Under her leadership, IAHSP has expanded globally to now include our sister association, IAHSP-Europe, and other Home Staging Associations serving countries throughout Europe and Asia, that have the same standards of Education, Excellence and Ethics to be part of our growing industry Affiliate Association network. Under her leadership, in June 2016, IAHSP® became an open association, allowing industry professionals who have earned approved credentials to join. Jennie reviews and accepts all educational courses approved by IAHSP International. She is the host of the weekly Home Staging Talk Show Live with the goal of reaching a wide audience throughout the world to share about Home Staging. Jennie is the co-author of “Marketing Made Simple for Home Staging Business Owners” as her goal is to ensure all those with the desire to succeed are equipped with the knowledge and resources to achieve their goals. She is a frequent blogger, social media expert and marketing guru with a heart for helping others achieve their goals.

Jennie has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology-Biology from UCLA where she met her husband, John. They have four children and reside in Littleton, Colorado near Denver.

IAHSP® Treasurer

John is a licensed REALTOR® and business professional.  He started his career in business selling high-tech solutions to Fortune 500 Companies and was consistently ranked in the top 10% of sales executives for the companies where he worked.  In 2006, John left the corporate world and entered the real estate industry as a listing specialist. His knowledge of Home Staging as a key listing and marketing tool helped him gain business and earn the rank and recognition of top 10% of real estate sales in the market he served.  His prowess at negotiating for his clients earned him the nickname, “The Negotiator,” and his statistics prove his strategy for doing more up front for his clients’ properties to help market and promote his listings helped him become a top producer.

As the owner of IAHSP® International, John helps provide leadership and guidance to the IAHSP® Association with his insight in the real estate industry, and business in general.  His goal is to help expand the reach of IAHSP® around the globe and provide members with resources to help them succeed long term.

John has a Bachelor’s Degree in History and Business from UCLA.  He and Jennie have 4 children and reside in Littleton, CO near Denver.

Co-Conference Director

Lyn Spaeth has been in the real estate business for 14 years as a professional Home Stager and owner of Transformations, a full service Staging and Organizing company serving the Boston area. Lyn has built and remodeled many properties and enjoys all things real estate. As a lover of good home design, Lyn was drawn to creating beautiful spaces in the residential marketplace.  Lyn gains great satisfaction creating beautiful homes for her clients, and this progression led her to starting Transformations. Due to her success and ease with clients, her design business grew into helping those same clients move into new properties, and other clients refresh their current living spaces. Lyn is proficient in managing space and is expert on de-cluttering strategies.  She knows that using one service provider for de-cluttering, Staging, move management and setting up a new home provides a sense of security; especially for her elder clients and their children.

Lyn earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, with a Minor in Training and Professional Development from Emerson College. Prior to starting her Staging business, Lyn was a corporate Account Executive at Communications Management International and Digital Equipment Corporation.  In those roles, Lyn sold and developed marketing tools. Lyn had great success meeting her clients goals, and increasing their profit.

As part of the Leadership Team for IAHSP®, Lyn currently helps plan and execute the annual Home Staging Conference as Co-Conference Director, as well as provides leadership, guidance and insight for the mission and vision for IAHSP® International.

President Elect

Bette Vos-Fant left a successful 27-year career in the corporate world of telecommunications in sales and marketing to become an ASP® Stager. Bette gained valuable knowledge working in the corporate environment first as a National Accounts Representative, then Sales Manager and eventually a Sales Trainer. With Bette’s Master’s Degree in Education, she has found her passion for educating and training. Bette says “I believe education and passion are paramount to a successful business and in life itself”. Bette received her undergraduate degree from Louisiana Tech University and her Master’s from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Bette is one of only several hundred Accredited Staging Professional Masters® (ASPM®) in the world and to date has staged over 2000 properties. Bette launched her home staging business in 2004 in Dallas, TX and was one of the first successful home stagers in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. In 2005, Bette became the Founder and President of the Dallas IAHSP chapter. She has also held several different roles on the International Board, including Director of Operations, Director of Ambassadors, and currently serves on the Board as Secretary of the International Association of Home Staging Professionals® (IAHSP®).

After leaving Dallas, Bette moved to Illinois and once again launch her staging business. Never one to stay “just because I have to”, Bette decided to move back to the Birmingham, AL area and continues working with realtors and homeowners there today.

As part of the Leadership Team for IAHSP®, Bette serves as the current IAHSP® International President-Elect, as well as provides leadership, guidance and insight for the mission and vision for IAHSP® International.

IAHSP® Director of Affiliates and Vendors

Sandra Holmes is Accredited Staging Professional Master® (ASPM®) and the President of Home Staging Concepts, the Premiere Home Staging Company in South Florida.  Sandra and her team have staged over $1 Billion dollars in real estate since she created her business in 2005. She continues her education in real estate and in the staging industry to keep current with the trends of today’s market. She has held other board positions within IAHSP for several years.  She was also the Founder of the South Florida International Association of Home Staging Professionals Chapter and has held various board positions. Sandra believes that continuing education is the key to success in the staging industry. Sandra’s philosophy is that together we can do more!

Sandra has earned several designations over the years as an ASPM® such as the ASP-SRS™ (Accredited Staging Professional – Senior Relocation Specialist) ASP REO™ (Accredited Staging Professional – Real Estate Owned) ASP BTS™ (Accredited Staging Professional Buyer Trend Specialist) in which she taught at IAHSP Convention as she is a recognized expert on how to stage vacant properties and to appeal to the buyer in a particular location. In 2014, She also received the Barb Schwarz Staging Excellence Award.  Sandra became a Certified ASP® Trainer for Stagedhomes.com in 2014 and her passion is to teach new students about how to run and operate a home staging business and become outstanding Accredited Staging Professionals.

As part of the Leadership Team for IAHSP®, Sandra serves as the current IAHSP® International Director of Vendor Relations and serves as Director of Fundraising for Worldwide Staging Service Week®, as well as provides leadership, guidance and insight for the mission and vision for IAHSP® International.

IAHSP® Board Members



Sanja is an Accredited Staging Professional Master®, an Interior Designer and the founder of The Art of Staging.

She has launched her staging business in 2013 in Chicago, Illinois and has moved to Rome, Italy in 2016 where she currently lives and works.

Sanja is a certified ASP® Trainer for StagedHomes.com and she also serves the IAHSP® board as the European Director.

Her contribution was fundamental in the global expansion of IAHSP®, in founding the sister association, IAHSP® EUROPE, as well as in growing the industry International Affiliate Association network.

Her primary commitment as the President of IAHSP® EUROPE is to obtain the deserved credibility and adequate recognition of our profession on the Old Continent.


Verena Mumford-Wolfensberger is an Accredited Staging Professional Master®, ASPM® and has been staging properties in Switzerland for 10 years.

She is a remote member of the Minnesota and Boston IAHSP Chapters and continues her education in Home Staging through IAHSP Conferences and IAHSP Webinars.

Verena is Co-Founder of the Swiss National Home Staging Association, HSVS, of which she is currently also the president and is dedicated to promote Home Staging throughout Europe.

Verena holds degrees in librarianship, translation and interior design and was working in real estate when she discovered that Home Staging existed. After a few years staging her office’s properties, she decided to exclusively work in Home Staging in 2013. Since then, she has built up her company, MW Home Staging, which is located outside Zurich and works mostly in German-speaking Switzerland.

Verena is also co-owner of the newly founded Home Staging Company 3CB in Billings, Montana.

DONIA PRENGEMANNBrand Manager & Web Consultant
Donia has been privileged to live and work in several different countries during her life.

She is a Professional Home Stager and the Owner of the newly founded “Misùn Home Staging, Mountain Houses”.

She has a background in IT, Web/Graphic Designer, Color for Design and Art, Social Media and Advanced Branding, Real Estate and Architectural Photography, Interior Design.

She is IAHSP® EUROPE board member and dedicates her know-how as Brand Manager and Web Consultant.

Her first attempt to introduce the Home Staging Concept in the local Italian Real Estate market dates back in 2008. In the same year, she has started working as a consultant in an Architecture Studio.

Donia is also a member of the APHSI, Italian Association of Home Staging Professionals.
Currently, she lives and works in Italy, in a beautiful town at the border with France.

IAHSP®️Europe Regional Managers

 Karin Stoltenborg
Karin Stoltenborg
IAHSP®️Europe Regional Manager The Netherlands

In June of 2010, Karin created her home staging and interior photography business, Compleet Karin, founded on her 10 years of experience as an international buyer for retail concepts in the interior design industry.

She built up her company, Compleet Karin, from scratch, in a location where real estate agents were not yet using home staging and professional photography for marketing.

Knowing the high value of a presentation in retail, motivated Karin to prove the value of a functional yet attractive presentation in the real estate market.

With her appealing interior photography and home staging consultations, she convinced multiple real estate agents, around her geographic location, to work exclusively with her and let her take care of all their listings.

Since the start of her business she photographed and staged over 1800 properties.

She loves to motivate and inspire others to achieve their goals in business and life, as she strongly believes that you can achieve any goal as long as you believe in yourself.

Karin is dedicated to help IAHSP® and IAHSP® Europe to bring Home Staging to the european real estate market.

Francky Boisseau
Francky Boisseau
IAHSP®️Europe Regional Manager France

After a career of 10 years in marketing, Francky Boisseau created his home staging business at the end of 2012 in Paris.

In 2013, he founded the French network of home staging companies, named « Home-Staging Experts ». In just a few years, this brand has become the reference in France with nearly 40 companies throughout the country. He ran this network until 2018.

With more than 200 staged apartments and homes, Francky is a regular media speaker and a home staging trainer.

In 2016 and 2017, Francky created and animated a show on home staging, entitled “100% home stagist” broadcast on the website of the channel BFM TV.

Francky Boisseau has been a member of the IAHSP since its development in Europe.

Francesca Greco
Francesca Greco
IAHSP®️Europe Regional Manager Italy

Francesca, after her studies in law, has dedicated herself to real estate in Milan since 2005, with particular attention to the presentation of the property in the management of her agency.

Aware of the high value of the presentation of houses on the real estate market, she developed within her agency a section dedicated to home staging, after accurate personal studies that qualify her as a professional home stager and interior photographer, as early as 2014.

In 2015 she created HOME | Philosophy, a brand meant to identify her agency, the first one in Italy, specialized in home staging, an absolute novelty on the whole national territory.

HOME | Philosophy also has a section dedicated to training in the field of home staging, through its Academy, sponsored by HSPI (Italian Home Staging Professionals Association) and whose home staging course is accredited and recognized by IAHSP and IAHSP Europe.

Francesca is a member of  the Italian Association of Home Staging Professionals.

Rebeca Bermejo
Rebeca Bermejo
IAHSP®️Europe Regional Manager Spain

Rebeca Bermejo has a long career in the real estate / building sector. After finishing technical architecture studies, she started working as project manager in real estate development companies. Rebeca’s work took her to many different places in Spain such as Madrid, Málaga, Alicante and Bilbao.

In 2014, she discovered the concept of Home Staging and the interrelation with her previous professional career. This motivated her to start her own project: REBECA BERMEJO Staging & Design.
Certified as a professional home stager by the only center of studies recognized by IAHSP® EUROPE in Spain (Madrid School of Decoration), she complemented her training and previous experience to continue her professional career as a home staging consultant and project manager of her own home staging and interior redesign projects, at first on the South Coast of Spain (Málaga – Marbella).

In 2017, she also started working in Madrid, participating in the home staging industry working closely with the investment & real estate business.

Rebeca is a member of the Spanish Association of Home Staging Professionals.

Javier Suárez
Javier Suárez
IAHSP®️Europe Regional Manager Spain

Javier Suárez is an interior designer who began his professional career in 1991 working in architecture, engineering and decoration studies. Going through different phases of the design, development, execution and marketing of a home.

It is in 2004 when he has his first contact with Home Staging in the South of Spain and beginning to apply this knowledge in all those projects that pass through his hands, but it is not until 2014 that he decides to dedicate himself exclusively to developing the professional career as a stager in Galicia, creating the company Ya Home Staging.

A complex path, since the lack of knowledge of it, the very low budgets available, means that the work is mainly training for the potential client and potential prescribers of our services, therefore, in 2016 it develops the training of Home Staging in the Marcelo Macías High School.

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