Since 1989, we have grown and evolved into a partnership that is structured for internal efficiency and one which more effectively serves our clients. The partners listed below are responsible for project management as well. If you would like to speak with any of them regarding an existing project, discuss a new project or just learn more about our interior design please email or call.

Sandra Chancey

Sandra B. Chancey, ASID

Sandra Chancey is the founder and Managing Partner of Chancey Interior Design. She is directly responsible for the design and coordination of all aspects of interior design, from programming and space planning to specifications and furnishings.


Catherine Christie-Zanghi

Catherine Christie-Zanghi, ASID

Catherine Christie-Zanghi is a Managing Partner and Director of Design at Chancey Interior Design, with over 25 years of experience. She is a graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelor in Fine Arts degree in Interior Design. Catherine joined CID in 1989 and became a Managing Partner at CID in 2003.


Walton H. Chancey, AIA, LEED AP

Walton H. Chancey is the Founder and Senior Managing Partner for Chancey Design Partnership (CDP). He oversees most projects currently ongoing in the office. In his personal life and his business pursuits, Walt adheres to the same philosophy, “Work hard, work happy, and live every day with passion.”


Sandra is a graduate of Auburn University and is a registered interior designer in the state of Florida.  In addition to her duties as Managing Partner, Sandra is a member of the ASID.

In addition to GCDI, Walt is also a Managing Partner of Chancey Interior Design, the award-winning sister firm of Chancey Design Partnership.  Walt is a Cum Laude graduate of Auburn University. He is a registered Architect in the states of Florida, Alabama, District of Columbia, North Carolina, South Carolina, New York, Texas, Colorado and Idaho.

Sandra’s design knowledge encompasses many different project types including high end residences, hospitality projects and commercial and office design.  With over 20 years in the industry, Sandra’s design experiences have enriched her philosophies and outlook on design, allowing her to see the whole design picture from concept to completion.Much of her work has been featured in national architectural and interior design publications including Florida Architecture, Verandas and Florida Design.

Additionally, she has designed many award-winning projects including a single family home that won first place in the Southern Accents and American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) national design competition.

Catherine’s responsibilities include the design and coordination of hospitality, commercial, health care and residential projects of various magnitudes. Throughout her career she has had a close relationship with the field of architecture, allowing her to engage in a multitude of projects and a diverse portfolio of work encompassing various styles of design.

For 30 years, Walt has been directly responsible for multi-family, mixed-use and commercial developments, hospitality projects, signature single-family residences, health care work and senior living projects. Walt is a LEED® AP and promotes sustainable design in all CDP’s projects. Walt’s focus is always on the client’s needs.

As President of Gulf Coastal Development, Inc. (GCDI), a company currently developing senior living and multi-family projects, custom homes and mixed-use projects, he knows firsthand what his clients are looking for. As a result, the expertise he brings to the first meeting with a new client goes well beyond the basic sticks and bricks, to marketing, sales and creative financing options necessary for success.

She is a registered interior designer in the State of Florida, has been published throughout her career, a member of ASID and stays involved in her community.

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Introduction to the Chancey Interior Design Management Team