Mary Scalli is the President & Owner of North Houston Blinds, LLC dba Simple Elegance which specializes in window treatments, shutters, blinds, interior decorating services and home staging for sales and for living. She is an Accredited Staging Professional Master and was personally trained by Barb Schwarz, the Creator of Home Staging. Mary is dedicated to excellent customer service and making a positive difference in each of her clients’ and team members' lives.
Mary was born and raised in New York State. She graduated from Michigan State University with a BA in Business Administration with an emphasis in Hotel, Restaurant & Institutional Management. She was privileged to live and work in many great US cities with Westin Hotels and Resorts and Talbots before becoming a full time mom. With these great companies, she gained many years of management experience and earned multiple awards in Customer Service and Outstanding Visual Presentation.
She is very proud to be married 19 years to her best friend, Jim Scalli, and mother of her son, Jonathan, a pug and a multi-poo. Her family moved to Texas in 2009 from Cape Cod, MA, with her husband’s company transfer with Shell Trading. Mary began Simple Elegance in her home in 2010 and moved the business to their current showroom and warehouse location in 2015. Mary is very involved in our community through her son’s activities, church, Junior League of the Woodlands, The Greater Houston Chapter of International Association of Home Staging Professionals, WCR, a Featured Speaker at the Woodlands & Cy-Fair Home & Garden Shows, and the Professional Stager for Champions School of Real Estate CHMS class. Her greatest desire is to touch individuals' lives in a positive manner one life at a time.