March 4, 2014 (North Bergen, NJ) – The HCST Foundation has unanimously approved Albert Harary as the newest member of their esteemed Advisory Council. As the co-founder of Martin Albert Interiors, a premiere furniture design firm based in NYC, Al brings over thirty years of successful design and business expertise to the Foundation.
Mr. Harary’s work in the film and television industries had earned him an Emmy award. His work can be seen on screen everywhere from HBO’s Sex and the City to the recently renovated Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Tyra Banks has called Martin Albert Interior’s “the premiere designer and workshop in New York City.”
Mr. Harary’s success is owed to his passion for design and hands-on customer service approach: Al consults on-site with television and film clients as well as clients in the hospitality field. Known for his efficient problem solving, Mr. Harary has earned a reputation for honesty and productivity. Accordingly, Mr. Harary oversees the construction and fabrication of all Martin Albert pieces to ensure quality and timeliness.
In addition to his newly appointed position on the HCST Foundation Advisory Council, Mr. Harary is also a member of the Network of Executive Women in Hospitality. He is also a champion poker player, taking home the gold ring in the 2009 World Series of Poker at an event in Caesar’s Palace in Atlantic City, NJ.
“Al Harary is a significant addition to our Advisory Council,” says Linda J. Quentzel, Executive Director of the HCST Foundation. “Al’s knowledge in the world of furniture design will have a tremendous impact on the students in our district.”