Meet the Team

Marianna Whitson, Lead Professional Organizer

Marianna delights in planning and organizing physical spaces. She loves simplifying and streamlining – anything to create efficiency and ease is worth its weight in gold in this complex and busy life. Connecting and building relationships with clients is at the core of her work, and understanding household values and processes informs her approach to accomplishing the client’s goals.

Over the years, Marianna has helped friends and family organize their homes and businesses, and she’s continually organizing her own home and family, too. Before joining An Organized Life, she spent years working in the advertising industry, digitally organizing photos and other assets. Marianna has an eye for design and uses that as she organizes client spaces – functional doesn’t mean boring!

Marianna lives with her husband, two elementary-aged kiddos and pup. In her ‘spare’ time, she helps run a foster care non-profit, manages a family business, plans awesome birthday parties, coaches youth and high school lacrosse, and keeps her young family fed and mostly clean. She loves beauty – in art, interior design, nature, travel and life.


Families & Kids | Creative Spaces | Staging & Move Prep
Photo Organizing | Room Layout, Design & Organizational Decor

Aiste Jurgilas, Lead Professional Organizer

Aiste is passionate about organizing – it’s second nature to her. She loves finding beautiful, innovative and affordable solutions to keep homes functional and clutter-free. Over the years, Aiste has helped friends and family achieve the type of organization she has created in her own home. Now she is excited to share this expertise with new clients.

Aiste is always up for a challenge; she is confident there is a solution to even the most overwhelming or complex tasks. Many years of working as a logistics manager has helped her develop active listening and communication skills. She helps clients stay relaxed and focused throughout the process, bringing a gentle partnership or higher energy depending on what is needed.

Aiste loves spending time with family and friends, learning more about the organizing industry, and designing and decorating spaces for meaningful life events such as holidays, baby showers, weddings and birthdays.


Kitchens & Pantries | Closets & Mudrooms | Creative Spaces |
Holiday Design & Decorating | Basements, Garages & Attics

Aiste Jurgilas

Maggie Wilson, Lead Professional Organizer

No one comes to the table with more energy, ideas and creativity than Maggie. Working hand-in-hand with clients, she knows how important it is to understand their challenges. She uses her gentle approach to work through those hurdles, finding and designing the ideal customized solutions. Maggie discovered she had a knack for organizing through seven (yes, seven!) cross-country moves. Packing and moving your life across the country certainly takes planning, coordination, a cool head and of course, organization.

Prior to becoming a Professional Organizer, Maggie worked in the customer success and training fields, working with 20-30 clients at a time. Her prior roles have provided her with years of listening to client needs and determining the best solution for their success.

When Maggie isn’t organizing for clients or in her own home, she enjoys golfing with her husband and son and watching her son’s youth sports games.


Kitchens & Pantries | Closets & Mudrooms | General Family Spaces
Move Prep & Unpacking | Basements, Garages & Attics

Maggie Wilson

Nikki Seidman, Lead Professional Organizer

Nikki was a child who made chore charts without prompting, jumped at opportunities to clean out closets and color-coded everything! As someone with strong executive functioning skills and keen attention to detail, professional organizing comes naturally to Nikki, and she receives deep satisfaction helping others achieve greater productivity, fulfillment, and well-being. With an avid taste for travel and adventure, she has lived in eight cities across four countries and, needless to say, has become a pro at packing, unpacking, downsizing and streamlining.

Nikki has had a multi-faceted career with one common thread: serving others. Fueled by a commitment to spread positivity and support others, she engages clients with empathy, energy, patience and sensitivity. She upholds a client-centered approach to create organized and efficient spaces and systems, while helping clients feel less overwhelmed and more empowered in their busy lives and homes.

Nikki loves being outdoors, especially running, hiking, and golfing, and she enjoys making encaustic art.


Seniors & Downsizing | Kitchens & Pantries | Papers & Files
Arts & Crafts Spaces | Moving & Unpacking

Nikki Seidman

Taryn Dana, Professional Organizer

Taryn discovered her love of organizing at a young age. She would organize and reorganize her bedroom and then beg to do the same to her siblings’ rooms, too. When she saw an opportunity to join the professional organizing community, it felt like a dream come true. 

Before entering the organizing world Taryn worked in the service industry for many years. Supporting and listening to clients comes naturally to her, and she finds helping others organize their spaces very rewarding. She feels the most relaxed and at peace when everything is in its place.

When she’s not sorting through closets and putting things in bins, Taryn likes to travel with her boyfriend, read, bake, and spend time with family and friends. 


Kitchens & Pantries | Closets & Mudrooms |
Move Prep & Unpacking | Basements, Garages & Attics

Emily Chen, Lead Professional Organizer

Emily is a consummate professional, IT expert and an organizational guru. She is kind and supportive, committed to helping clients reach their organizing goals. Emily enjoys helping clients de-clutter, organize, and create beautiful spaces and systems that are easily maintained.

Prior to becoming an organizing consultant, Emily spent over fifteen years in the financial services industry where she focused on process improvement and meeting client needs. 

Emily recently moved to Sudbury with her husband and two daughters. In her free time, she likes to read, puzzle, attend yoga and Zumba classes, and catch up with friends.


Kitchens & Pantries | Closets & Mudrooms | Move Prep & Unpacking
Kid’s Spaces, Bedrooms & Play Rooms | Basements, Garages & Attics

Emily Chen

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Client Testimonials

Thanks again for being there for me for so many years your presence in my life has been transformative


Google Reviews

MJ is one of the easiest people to work with to accomplish your organizational goals. She is an absolute professional who can read the room-not just a physical room of clutter, but how a client works best with her. She has helped me clean out a basement-her team arrived, emptied out the basement, set up shelving, sorted everything into designated areas and prearranged for 2 different services to be at my home at the end of the day to take away donations and junk. She has helped me plan an outdoor graduation party, rearrange storage in my home, and helped my teenagers with systems for school and bedroom organizing. Everyone needs an MJ!Paula BogarJune 17, 2020

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