Chess has been restoring and selling neglected homes since 2000. Additionally, she is the Head of Creative Services for an award-winning Los-Angeles based company that produces television commercials. This work includes concepting aspirational homes for commercials via production design and art direction. She also sells high-end vintage furniture to designers, stylists, antique stores, and the public. Her merchandise has been featured in Elle Magazine, Martha Stewart Home, Lonny Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop, Ralph Lauren's Showrooms, and in the homes of designers and tastemakers worldwide.
Chess is a proud member of Real Estate Stagers Association.