LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Interior and product designer and author Shayla Copas has announced that her husband, Scott Copas, is joining Shayla Copas Lifestyle as chief operating officer in January 2022.
Bringing his experience and talent as a business developer, Scott Copas will oversee the company’s multi-division operations, including the interior design company headed by Shayla and its comprehensive lifestyle brands including Shayla Copas Interiors, Shayla Copas Travel, Shayla Copas Collections, Copas & Co. Construction Consulting, and The Hive Marketing & Public Relations.
“Scott and I have been great partners over the years, helping with each other’s businesses,” said Shayla Copas, CEO of the eponymous brand. “We are excited that Scott has made this decision to join our team at this time especially with the growth we are experiencing in our diverse lineup of lifestyle businesses.”
For more than four decades, Scott Copas has worked for Arkansas-based Baldwin & Shell Construction Co., including a stint as president and CEO that began in 2014.
“I am thrilled to be joining my wife as she continues to scale her national brands,” said Scott Copas. “Her momentum has been strong, and I am proud to be beside her in her journey. I was grateful to have had the chance to reach the tremendous goals we did at Baldwin & Shell, and I am hopeful that those remaining in leadership will continue the mission of what Bob Shell and I established.”
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