Ali Summerford has joined Oculus Inc. as interior design director.

In her role, Summerford will oversee interior design services for clients in the healthcare, corporate and education sectors, as well as support business development for the interior design teams in the St. Louis, Dallas, and Portland, Ore., offices.

She brings more than 20 years of interior design experience with an emphasis in management, client relations, specifications, space planning, and design presentations, among other areas. Prior to joining Oculus Inc., Summerford served as the director of interior design for a local architecture firm. She also served as project manager and system planner for BJC Healthcare.

James Standing, who was temporarily serving as acting interior design director, will remain in a leadership role supporting the creative work of the interior design team at Oculus. He will also serve as a lead interior designer on numerous high-profile projects.