Chase Associates was founded in 1978 by Nola Chase on the concept of combining creativity with credibility. Nola developed a company where passion and performance coincide with the needs of her clients. Today, that concept continues to inspire employees and clients alike.

Located in Salt Lake City, Utah, the firm has been honored by Utah Business Magazine as one of the Top 10 Interior Design Firms in Utah every year since 1999. Chase Associates is also known as one of the top hotel design firms in the nation (May 2007 issue of Hotel Design Magazine). The past years have included work with clients as unique as the projects they envision; many of whom still work with us today.From planning to procurement; conception to completion  Chase Associates' extensive experience enables our team to balance the aesthetic, pragmatic and economic aspects of every project we design.

Nola Chase

Founder / CEO

Graduate of the University of Utah, Bachelor of Arts.

Over 35 years of design experience in corporate and hospitality design Projects in Utah, Oregon, Texas, New Jersey, Virginia, Washington D.C. and California. Past Utah Board Member and recipient of 2 ASID Presidential Citations Past President: Prevent Child Abuse Utah.


Tara Wagstaff

Design Manager / Senior Designer

Tara is no stranger to the design industry, having spent 3 years as a residential designer,  4 years as a corporate designer, and 1 year focused on multi-family and student housing prior to stepping into her role as design manager at Chase Associates.  She has managed design projects all over the United States including, but not limited to, Colorado, Massachusetts, Florida, Puerto Rico, Arizona, Idaho, California, and of course Utah.  Passionate about learning, Tara strives to improve her design skills and is currently studying to become NCIDQ certified.  She holds a BA in Interior Design from the Art Institute.


Crystal Luviano

Senior Designer

With a Bachelor’s degree from the Art Institute of Salt Lake City, Crystal draws inspiration from nature and color. She is a true believer that interiors should have color because life has color. She has a versatile, efficient and eclectic design style. Crystal's incredible attention to detail is an asset to us. 


Kelly Wellman
Adele Casaday

Office Manager

Adele is a graduate from the University of Utah. She has impeccable organizational skills and keeps the office running smooth.