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ABOUT MARLA

Marla is known for her exceptional personal and professional attributes. Her reputation for providing extraordinary customer service, expertise and the highest level of discretion, as she helps her clients get organized, declutter and simplify their lives, is unsurpassed. She is recognized for her honesty, reliability, tenacity and inherent ability to make things happen.

PREMIER PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZER®

WRITER

In January 2009, Marla created the bi-monthly column, “Get Organized” for the Naples Daily News. With her signature flair, sense of humor and can-do attitude, she shares her infinite knowledge and passion for helping others get organized.

In addition to writing for the Naples Daily News, Marla writes a column called “5-Tips” for è Bella Magazine in Naples, Florida where she teaches readers how to get organized in five easy steps. NAPLES’ PREMIER PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZER®.

A world traveler, Marla has earned national acclaim for photo essays depicting her extensive travels throughout Africa, South America, the Far East, Turkey, Europe and the United States.

Marla works wonders whilst dispensing humor and wisdom. Nothing is too large or too small to escape her energetic attention or to challenge her ability to resolve personal and household dilemmas. I wish I had discovered her when I was first widowed, as her advice and expertise would have helped me come to terms with a new life more easily and swiftly.

Stephanie Schwetz | Marco Island, FL & Italy

SPEAKER

What do internationally distinguished companies such as Caterpillar, LINC Service and the Seattle Study Club, among others, have in common? They’ve all invited Marla to speak at their annual company retreats and sales conferences where her dynamic and engaging presentations have been a tremendous success every time. PREMIER PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZER®.

Marla’s reputation as one of Southwest Florida’s most exciting motivational speakers is unrivaled. She consistently draws standing-room only crowds of more than 500 people each time she presents one of her acclaimed “Pack Smart & Dress Like a French Women” or “Simplify your Life & Dress Like a French Woman (or Man)” seminars at the Miromar Design Center in Estero, Florida.

Renowned not only for her vast knowledge and proven expertise in the field of professional home and business organizing, but also for her intuitive mind, inventive ideas, boundless energy and common sense approach, Marla is a known entity and guaranteed crowd pleaser. PREMIER PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZER®.

With Marla’s systematic, no-nonsense approach, meticulous planning, tenacious follow-up and fun, energetic manner, we were able to sort through more than 20 years worth of paperwork and records Not only did she help us decipher what we should and shouldn’t save, but she also created numerous manageable systems to keep us on track going forward. I cannot begin to describe the relief I feel knowing the project is behind us and was done to perfection. Marla is a real pro!

Laura Dixon | Naples, FL
CEO, Haynes Corporation

EDUCATOR

In the fall of 2010, Marla created and developed the popular “Get Organized” curriculum for Florida Gulf Coast University’s Renaissance Academy. Sharing her ideas, advice and methodology on such topics as, How to Downsize, How to Organize your Home or Work Office, How to Organize your Closets and How to Organize your Life has given countless attendees the inspiration they needed to get organized and take control of their lives. NAPLES’ PREMIER PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZER®.

Marla is a lifesaver! Not only did she teach me how to prioritize my day-to-day tasks, but she developed personalized strategies to help me get, and stay, organized. Now that my life is in order, I have peace of mind, but most importantly, I have more time to spend with my family.

A.R. | Naples, FL

VOLUNTEER

When it comes to giving back to the community, Marla’s passion and commitment are unparalleled. Preferring to work behind the scenes, Marla has been involved in numerous projects for the David Lawrence Center, The Shelter for Abused Women & Children, The Garden of Hope & Courage, Artis Naples/Naples International Film Festival and the Cancer Alliance of Naples, to name a few. Additionally, she has had the distinct honor of escorting two World War II Veterans and two Korean War Veterans to Washington, D.C. on four separate missions with the Collier County Honor Flight, a charity that holds a special place in her heart.

Marla’s professionalism, experience and intrinsic knowledge, coupled with her sharp wit, enthusiasm, boundless energy and ‘leave no job undone’ attitude works. Even my kids jumped on board the organizing train when they realized it was easier to be organized than to be nagged.

Mother of Four | Naples, FL

BIOGRAPHY

Before moving to Florida to work for The Ritz-Carlton, Naples as a national sales manager, Marla worked as a buyer for Bloomingdale’s in New York City and an assistant producer for NBC News in Washington, DC and has owned two highly successful luggage stores in the Washington, metropolitan area.

In 2009, armed with the determination, entrepreneurial spirit and professionalism with which she approaches everything she does, Marla turned a lifelong passion and proven talent for organizing and decluttering homes and offices into one of Southwest Florida’s most successful professional organizing companies. NAPLES’ PREMIER PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZER®.

Marla’s multi-faceted background and strong work ethic enable her to approach each new business venture with confidence and proficiency. Her strong suit is her ability to focus all of her energy on one project at a time, thus providing her clients with superlative customer service.

Whether she’s tackling your home or office organizing project, writing her column, teaching or presenting a seminar on home and office organization, Marla embraces every project with her trademark energy and attention to detail.

Marla’s ability to visualize the end result combined with the methodical way she gets from point A to point B made getting organized, and staying that way, a rewarding experience. I now have more room in my 410SF studio apartment than I ever imagined possible.

Dennis Dunn | New York, New York
Director of Visual Merchandising
Bloomingdale’s

For more great organizing ideas, please read Marla's column, "Get Organized" on the first Friday of every month in the Naples Daily News.


Member:
National Association of Professional Organizers

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