CEO & Founder


Mariana Valero

About our CEO

CEO & founder Mariana Valero is a native Mexican certified Interior Architect. Prior to launching Amass & G, Valero spent her time working as a Design FF&E director for a renown international design firm, where she was responsible for directing the creative team , a role that encompasses concept, presentations, specification documents, brand standards, finishes and materials selections, budget estimates and management, vendors selection, and installation supervision.

Valero gained an extensive understanding on the national and international Hospitality industry, food & beverage and high-end residential markets and of the importance of every role involved in the process – from conception to completion. Some projects under her portfolio include the FF&E lead direction and development of the The Cape Thompson Hotel by Commune Hotels in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, the Alsol Tiara in Dominican Republic, the TRYP by Wyndham at Albrook Mall in Panama, the Herdez Kitchen Museum in downtown Mexico City and the documentation design of the Four Seasons Hotel in Mexico City. In all projects, Valero was highly involved in every procurement process, this positions her to successfully take a leadership role in an industry so dear to her heart.

Currently working on:

  • Positioning her brand among her peers.
  • Nina chair for Danao Living.
  • Executive development and site supervision of the restaurant Magno Brasserie in Guadalajara, Mexico for designer Sami Hayek and ceramist José Noé Suro.
  • Executive development and site supervision of Artesana Boutique in the Hotel Rosewood in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico for artist Peter Glassford.
  • Supplying casewoods and lighting for Hilton Beach & Golf Resort, Los Cabos, Mexico.  Client: The Parker Company.
  • Supplying casewoods and decor for Resort at Pedregal, Los Cabos, Mexico. Client: HPGI.
  • 1999

    Touring the world and career hopping.

  • 2005

    College studies...

  • 2009

    Specialty in ADA Design facilities.

  • 2012

    Working hard, making mistakes, learning and gathering experience.

  • 2014

    Discovering her life purpose.

  • 2015

    Amass & G. Foundation