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A Place for Everything® has a team of professional organizers and senior move managers available so that we can create and execute an organizing plan specifically tailored to your needs. From closet and kitchen specialists, to organizers with relocation and unpacking prowess, we have the experts it takes to get your job done. Once we have spoken to you to determine your needs, we will match you with the best organizer(s) for you, based on personality, skills and geography. Many of our organizers have worked with A Place for Everything® for five years or more. All of them have several things in common:  they are enthusiastic, caring, creative, and they love working with you to create systems that you can maintain.

Sarah Gabriele, Owner and Certified Professional Organizer

Many Professional Organizers begin their story by saying that they’ve loved to organize since they were little. This story is different. Sarah Gabriele was disorganized as a teen and worse as a college student. Her college roommate had to draw a line down the center of the room and ask that Sarah’s things stay on Sarah’s side. Her parents were dismayed by her disorganization and her friends tried (without success) to help. Sarah’s car, her room, every physical space was cluttered. A good friend once exclaimed to Sarah, “Even your STUFF has stuff!”

Sarah’s karmic retribution struck in 1997, when she was assigned to manage a CVS Pharmacy where the previous management team had been fired. The store was in complete chaos. The stock room was jumbled, the office had papers, supplies and employee files strewn about and the sales floor was nearly impossible to shop from. Sales were down and employees were stressed and miserable. Sarah appealed to a more experienced manager for advice and he said, “Start with your office. If your office is a mess, there’s no way to get the store in order.” Sarah bought a label maker on the way to work the next day and spent 10 hours organizing the office. There was a label for everything, even one for the label maker! It took a while to get the staff on board, but little by little, Sarah was able to spread organization through the store. Of course, once it was running well, she was promoted to a bigger (and messier) store!

Sally Allen, Founder

Sally Allen, founded A Place for Everything® in 1997. A recognized expert in the field, Sally learned her organizing skills when she was employed by Marriott International Hotels and Resorts, the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Committee, the 1996 Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games; and moving her family 19 times. Sally retired to California in 2011 and sold A Place for Everything® to Sarah.

Contact A Place for Everything® at 303.526.5357, or info@apfe.co