Meet the Team


Ann L. Swope

Principal Designer / President & CEO

Ann has served as principal designer of Swope Design Group (formerly known as Ann Swope Design and Swope + Bittners) since she co-founded the business in 1989. She has more than 35 years of professional design and project management experience.

Her reputation is built on her ability to push the creative boundaries of her medium, lead diverse project teams, and manage complex projects. Many of Louisville’s design professionals consider Ann to be this region’s preeminent commercial interior designer and environmental graphic design specialist.

Ann is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning, which was named the number one public design school in the world by I.D. The International Design Magazine. Ann is certified by the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) and is a Kentucky Certified Interior Designer (KYCID). She has served on the Regional Board of Directors of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA).