Elkay Interior Systems Expands Hospitality Team

James Haggerty joins EIS as Manager, Hospitality.

MILWAUKEE, WI, October 12, 2020: Elkay Interior Systems is excited to welcome James (Jim) Haggerty to the EIS Family as Manager, Hospitality.


In his new role, Jim will lead our entry into the hospitality market for guestroom casegoods and millwork by forging new relationships and highlighting our global manufacturing capabilities and global supply chain management. He will report directly to Mia Nicolaisen, Vice President, EIS North America, and interface tightly with our Digney York partners, sourcing, and manufacturing teams.

Jim’s career focuses on construction management, design, and architecture, primarily in the hospitality market. Notably, he served as Director, Design + Construction of Choice Hotels, and managed the design and development of their segment-redefining upscale brand properties – Cambria Hotels and the Ascend Hotel Collection.

He is a graduate of The Catholic University of America - School of Architecture & Planning with a BS degree in Architecture and a Master’s in Architecture. He currently resides in Washington, DC, with his wife and children.

“Jim is a complete complement to our team," says Nicolaisen. “His experience and passion for this industry will translate directly to driving high customer satisfaction for all stakeholders in the hotel arena.”

About Elkay Interior Systems

Your Commercial Design and Manufacturing Services Partner

Leading the commercial interior design and manufacturing industry by reimagining the customer experience + daring to innovate with a people-first approach.

Inspiring connections by creating unique environments where you eat, work, sleep, learn, and socialize with friends and family, is why we exist. Elkay Interior Systems (EIS) is a tight-knit team of industry-leading designers, commercial-grade manufacturers, innovative engineers, resourceful project managers, and sourcing experts committed to every stage of your project by guaranteeing quality and reliability.

We stand out from the crowd with our 40+ years of global experience in the restaurant, hospitality, retail, and education markets. Our strategic structure sets up experts at every stage of the design + build process to efficiently support our worldwide partners and offer services that magnify our clients' profits.