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Interior designer

Carol Sue Hai, American interior designer. Recipient Helen Bull Vandervort Alumni Achievement award Cornell University, 1987.

Background

Hai, Carol Sue was born on September 16, 1938 in Ithaca, New York, United States. Daughter of Norman Charles and Edna (Voronoff) Epstein.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, 1960. Postgraduate, Cornell University, 1961.

Career

Showroom assistant Jack Lenor Larsen, New York City, 1960. Teaching assistant Cornell University, 1960-1961. Sportswear sales manager Davison-Paxon Company, Columbus, Georgia, 1962-1963.

Owner, interior designer Carol Sue Hai Interiors, New York City, Rochester, New York, since 1964. Member adjunct faculty Monroe Community College, Rochester, 1992. Chair department design and environmental analysis advisory council Cornell University, 1996-1997.

Membership

Trustee Society Preservation Landmarks Western New York, 1971-1985. Board directors Temple B'rith Kodesh, Opera Theatre Rochester, Girl Scouts Genesee Valley. Member Cornell University Council, 1971-1991.

Member Women's Council Memorial Art Gallery, University Rochester. Member Interior Design Society (professional), American Society Interior Design (allied), National Association Women Business Owners.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, book collecting, needlepoint, travel.

Connections

Married Richard B. Hai, June 18, 1961 (divorced April 1984). Children: Jill Ilene, Paul Bradley.

father:
Norman Charles Epstein

mother:
Edna (Voronoff) Epstein

spouse:
Richard B. Hai

child:
Jill Ilene Hai

child:
Paul Bradley Hai