CSP Instructors

Instructor Profiles – Our Difference is our People!

Janne Petrie – The Staging Professionals

Janne Petrie is our "Down Under" CSP training expert. Always ahead of the curve, Janne introduced CSP training to Australia in 2009 as the first staging training program in the country.

A former IT executive, Janne understands the value of training that teaches not only design but also how to...
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Lynelle Hartman – LH2 Staging Inc

Lynelle Hartman appreciates the "light bulb moment," that instant when students suddenly begin to put the pieces of their CSP training together and understand how it all works. Hartman teaches the CSP® 3-Day Course, CSP Elite™ Course and the CSP Green Program.

Hartman has been in the...
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Cathy Hobbs – Cathy Hobbs Design Recipes

5-time Emmy award winning television personality Cathy Hobbs (ASID) is the founder and creator of Cathy Hobbs Design Recipes. Cathy was a finalist on Season 6 of HGTV's Hit Reality Series "DESIGN STAR" and has been featured on programs like The Nate Berkus Show, HGTV's Top Ten, Martha Stewart...
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Diane Hamel – Hamel's Staged to Sell

Diane has enjoyed a long career in home decor retail, advertising, education management, event planning, fundraising, health care, public relations and small group mentorship.

Shortly after the staging and subsequent highly successful sale of their family home in a slowing real estate market,...
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Nairn Friemann – Ingenuity & Pizzazz, Inc.

Nairn Friemann is a Certified Staging Professional Master and Instructor. As president of Ingenuity & Pizzazz, Inc., one of New York City's top real state staging companies, Nairn has collaborated with agents and sellers on the staging and marketing of over $700 million in real estate in the...
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Last year I enrolled in a staging program which was very widely advertised and cost a little less than the CSP 3 Day Course. You know that saying “You get what you pay for” ? Well I graduated from that program still feeling that I needed more information – in fact, a lot more, actually. …

Several weeks ago I had the pleasure of being a trainee in CSP’s intensive three-day staging training workshop with Nairn Friemann in New York City. Being an interior designer for 37 years, and practicing in both the residential and commercial areas, it is usually me who plays “teacher” rather than student. I must confess that …

I am new to the Home Staging business. I had originally taken another Home Staging course and received their certification. However, my experience was very disappointing; my interaction with their staff was unsatisfactory, I was unable to communicate directly with a trainer and the course was limited. Follow-up and mentorship was non-existent. I really felt …

I had heard great things about the organization by alumni as well as have had great discussions and assistance from Liz and Linda. They have always been there to answer any and all my questions, they are polite and super efficient. I enjoyed having Jackson West as the Trainer for our sessions. He was dynamic, …