Meet the Sappari Solutions Team
Nettie Owens, CPO-CD, President of Sappari Solutions, Professional Organizer & Productivity Coach
Nettie founded Sappari Solutions in February 2004 after moving to Maryland from California. Prior to starting her own company she worked in variety of positions for companies large and small and honed her skills in management, project management, customer service, instruction and office administration. Nettie graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a BA in Computer Science and a minor in Entrepreneurship and Management. She has always had a knack for working with people, coordinating projects and getting things done. She loves to see your success.In 2011 Nettie appeared on national tv in TLC’s Hoarding: Buried Alive. She has hosted an annual event Clear Your Clutter Days since 2011 to support the environment and community. Nettie is currently a regular blogger and a past contributor to WomanScope Magazine. Nettie Owens has been a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers since 2004 and a member of the Institute for Challenging Disorganization since 2010.
Continuing Education: Level III: Certified Professional Organizer in Chronic Disorganization. Level I and II Certificates of Study in Chronic Disorganization, ADD and Hoarding and Level I Certificates in Aging and Time Management from the Institute for Challenging Disorganization. Click Here for more information.
Amy, Professional Organizer
Amy joined Sappari Solutions in July 2016 after working for a local school system for 20 years. Amy has a BA in English and her MA in Teaching from Notre Dame of Maryland University. Amy developed her organizational skills as an elementary and middle school teacher and while mentoring and coaching new teachers. She helped teachers design effective lesson plans and create organizational plans for their classrooms, as well. In the classroom, Amy incorporated strategies that helped students stay organized which led to increased student achievement. Amy ran a nonprofit in Cecil County that helped low-income GED students set and achieve job and educational goals. Amy helps her husband and two children manage and organize their home, school, and athletic schedules. She enjoys creating a plan for success in collaboration with each client by identifying and reducing the clutter in their lives.
Mary, Professional Organizer
Mary joined Sappari Solutions in 2014 with a background in Business Administration and Marketing Management. She spent the first years of her professional life as an administrative assistant and personal assistant. Her interest in organizing began early. She realized the joy of helping others eliminate clutter and create streamlined and calm physical surroundings. She is patient, a great listener, and committed to reaching the client’s goals. She enjoys sharing in the successes of each and every client she meets along the way. Since joining the organizing team, Mary has continued her organizing education through reading books and blogs, attending seminars, and online classes through The Institute for Challenging Disorganization. Mary enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters. As well as, baking, attending sporting events, and local festivals.
Sam, Assistant Organizer & Marketing Manager
Sam came into organizing naturally after 11+ years as a public educator. She brings her compassion and empathy from working with high school freshmen to the table and is an avid cheerleader for everyone’s success. Sam has BSE in Social Studies from Millersville University and an MA in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Phoenix.
In July 2016, Sam took a leap of faith to be home more with her school-aged children and joined Sappari Solutions because of its family oriented nature and core values. She works with clients as an Assistant Organizer and helps with Sappari’s Social Media and Marketing campaigns. Her passion for organizing comes from seeing success for both children and adults. As a former instructional designer and public educator Sam strives to help each client see the small steps as a great success and growth.