Major Mom's Great Team Of Organizers
Enjoy our short video and get to know Major Mom a little better. Below this video is a biography and headshot for each of the Troops.
The Major Mom Troops are on a mission to bring order to the world one household at a time.
Mandy Pinkston is a founding partner of Major Mom and one of seven Certified Professional Organizers in Colorado. Her previous careers as a Realtor, Organizational Leader, and Sales Professional have contributed to her ability to understand her clients' needs, and therefore, develop customized solutions that bring her clients a deep sense of relief and profound joy. Mandy's patience, empathy and calming force allows her clients to really enjoy the organizing process. She also has an eye for beauty and design enabling her to create homes people love living in. She holds degrees in Commercial Art and Business Administration from Concordia University.
Mandy is a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) and Faithful Organizers, and is on the Board of Directors for NAPO-Colorado. Mandy grew up in a small Nebraska town, enjoys traveling the world, and loves living in urban Denver with her husband, Willie, and their dog, Gus. They love camping and hiking. When Mandy isn't organizing, you might find her walking in the neighborhood, working in her backyard garden, or watching a movie with her husband.
Wendy Ahrens is Major Mom's third Certified Professional Organizer and seventh in the state of Colorado. She has been liberating Major Mom clients in Colorado since 2010, but she has been keeping her family organized her entire life. Previous jobs as an office manager and a daycare manager came naturally to her, but she truly loves organizing households...one family at a time. Wendy's clients love her positive attitude and encouragement. Wendy is especially crafty and loves to repurpose items for her clients saving them time and money. She graduated from San Diego State University with a B.A. in Drama, and she enjoys speaking to groups large and small.
Wendy grew up in San Diego, but she has been a Littleton resident since 1991. She is the very proud of mother of two grown sons. When Wendy isn't organizing, you might find her walking her two cockapoos, or enjoying girl's nights out, scrapbooking, baseball games and world travels.
Linda Sovich was born to organize, and has been passionate about organizing for as long as she can remember. Her previous career as an Event Planner, Trade-show Organizer, Office Manager, and Professional Mom have enhanced her skills and passions, and have contributed to her ability to listen to and understand the unique needs and wishes of her clients. Linda combines a results-oriented, resourceful and contagious enthusiasm with a dynamic, customer-centric and professional approach to the organizing process. She enjoys using her organizational vision, as she works closely with her clients to determine each room's desired personality, and function, while meeting the budget and schedule, and exceeding expectations.
Linda was born in Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada, raised in northern Maine, and has dual-citizenship with the U.S. and Canada. She graduated from New Hampshire College with a degree in Fashion Merchandising and speaks fluent French. When Linda's not organizing, she enjoys traveling, golfing, game and movie nights, and experiencing the Colorado lifestyle in all four seasons with her husband, son and daughter.
Cheri Moeller joined the Major Mom team in September 2011. With a degree in Business Management/ Accounting and a former career as an auditor, she has the ability to see the big picture as well as the details/steps that will get the client from chaos to a beautiful, serene, organized home. Cheri's love of organizing and her strength of listening to the unvoiced needs of the client empower both her and the client to transform both heart and home. Cheri feels that everyone should have a place they want to come home to; a home that soothes the soul, brings joy, and cultivates a sense of pride.
Cheri was born and raised in Colorado, leaving home to join the Air Force and 18 years later, has finally returned to her home state. She has two daughters, Cailey and Alyssa, who are her love and joy. In her off time, she loves spending time with her daughters and family; camping, skiing, and playing in the snow.
Arianne was born to organize. Some of her earliest and fondest memories involve organizing the toys in her playroom, dancing and playing with the family’s many animals. In college, she pursued a double major: B.S. in Equine Science and a B.A. in dance and performing arts. She used her organizational and time management skills to secure a high GPA in both degrees.
After college, she started a career as an Animal Law Enforcement Officer which gave her immeasurable experience in displaying compassion, listening, and creating reasonable solutions in difficult situations. But after a while, she realized she was neglecting another of her great passions - organizing. She decided to give up law enforcement to become a professional organizer.
Arianne truly enjoys organizing all ages of family members and believes organization can be both functional and beautiful. She is creative and enjoys finding unusual and “green” solutions for organizational quandaries. Clients find her a good sounding board to bounce ideas off of and are surprised how quickly the solutions are implemented! They have also stated how they’ve noticed she is calm in even tough situations, listens to all of their concerns, and never judges what is going on in their lives. Arianne also has a special gifting towards organizing for the furriest “children” of the family so animals of all sizes can truly co-exist with their families.
When not liberating friends and families, Arianne can be found spending time with her fiancé, riding her horse, dancing, spending time with family, teaching kids at church, trying new recipes, exploring the great outdoors and tackling 14er’s.
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Cathy was born to organize. Not needing to be told, she willingly cleaned her room as a little girl. After having children, Cathy joined and led in different capacities in both MOPS and Vacation Bible School. She decided to put her skills for organizing and heart to serve together and joined Major Mom in the fall of 2011. Cathy is a member of Faithful Organizers and loves working with the team of Liberators. She makes organizing fun and she is the team cheerleader. Her clients love her enthusiasm. She is non-judgmental, a good listener and has a huge heart for helping families create a home they love living in.
She was raised in Wisconsin and graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor of Science in Business. She and her husband served in the full time ministry for several years after college organizing events for all ages, especially the youth, and speaking many times to groups. This is the time in her life that Cathy really developed the heart for helping others.
Jill has had the knack for organizing since she can remember. Her parents were very organized and taught her, at an early age, that clutter free homes leave everyone feeling at peace and energized! Jill's previous jobs in administration, office management and Director in Children's Ministry has given her the insight to analyze systems and processes that will work for each unique individual. She uses this wisdom when setting up her clients'homes for the best efficient use of their time and spaces. Jill loves teaching children to the importance of organizing and does a wonderful job at listening to their needs and ideas. She enjoys creating age appropriate spaces while she works alongside the child and his/her parents.
Jill was born in Sarasota, FL where she met her husband. After their first two boys were born they moved to Branson, MO where they added two more bundles of joy to their family (another son and a daughter). Shortly after her daughter was born the family moved to Colorado where Jill discovered Major Mom and was excited to join a team of professional organizers who share her passion for creating order out of the chaos. Jill loves spending time with her family watching movies, swimming, scrapbooking and playing with the family's two dogs, Bruiser and Sadie.
Malissa Ortegon began liberating families with Major Mom in September 2011. However, she has been liberating friends and family from the burden of their clutter and disorganization for as long as she can remember. She is passionate about working with the public and has an extensive background working in a wide variety of customer service jobs. She has always been known in her prior positions as little miss organized. Malissa's clients love her for her ability to have fun on the job, keep a positive outlook and attitude. She has the keen ability to listen to her clients, process their goals and visions and deliver amazing results.
Malissa was raised in Southern California, but has been afforded the opportunity to live in many other states and overseas as well. She graduated from Chapman University in Southern California with a B.A. in Psychology and is attending Regis University for her master's in Criminology.
She is passionate about traveling abroad and learning about new cultures. When she isn't organizing she can be found photographing all the beauty that Colorado has to offer, mountain biking or hiking.
Mandi D'Nae Amos
Mandi D'Nae Amos returned to Major Mom after taking a hiatus to care for her daughters and her husband, who was disabled in Iraq. She has a degree in Organizational Management from Ashford University and a background that includes a national service tour with AmeriCorps and Habitat for Humanity. Her life experiences prepared her to be the approachable, empathetic coach that many clients need from their professional organizer. Mandi D'Nae especially likes empowering her clients by teaching the Major Mom Method which enables them to maintain the organizing solutions she created for them.
Mandi grew up in a small Texas town and relocated to Colorado a few years ago. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, camping, and continuously learning and experiencing the world and its richness. Currently, she is developing her artistic and spiritual self, which she hopes to cultivate in others.
Megan joined the Major Mom Troop in February 2011 shortly after moving to Colorado from her home in NW Washington. Truly “born to organize,” she has exemplified the title of Professional Organizer from a very young age. Megan is proud to call herself a Woman of Mass Organization, and loves liberating others so that they may come to experience the same sense of pride and love for themselves, their life, and their home. In addition to her organizational skills, she has a knack for beauty and design that incorporates functionality. Megan is a fun, compassionate person with a genuine disposition for helping others, and with a reputation among her clients for being nonjudgmental and patient. She holds grace under pressure and excels in communicating and understanding people beyond the surface.
Megan is detail-oriented and “big picture” in her thinking. She treats every client as a unique individual deserving of a customized approach to getting organized. She holds a B.A. degree with highest honors from Chapman University where she majored in Psychology with two minors in Organizational Leadership and Criminal Justice. Having attended a program with an emphasis in Cognitive Behavioral Psychology, Marriage & Family Therapy and Leadership, Megan strives to combine education with her natural abilities to help others achieve positive change.
When she is not organizing, Megan enjoys the simple things in life such as spending time with her husband, Eduard and enjoying the outdoors with their German Shorthaired Pointers Kaiser and Mina, catching up with family and friends, finding interesting things to experience, and volunteer work.
Victoria Fermon-Gault has always been passionate about organization. With a background in Office Management and Accounting, Victoria has developed skills critical to keeping organized in the busiest environments as well as lending support to those disorganized individuals around her. Victoria’s empathetic and patient nature allows her to create practical solutions to suit each client’s individual needs. Victoria enjoys helping families create harmonious environments that offer comfort and reprieve for each family member. Victoria believes that everyone deserves to live life with less stress and helps to make that a reality for her clients.
Victoria was born and raised in Colorado. She has two daughters, Khalia and Izabella who have ruled her world since the day they were born. Victoria spends her free time with her family and their dog Rocky. They enjoy camping, travelling and movies. Victoria also enjoys running, thrifting and pottery.
Angelia Archuleta (aka Ange) has been an organizer before she new the meaning of the word. She is so grateful to now be a Liberator with Major Mom so that she can share her skills and knowledge of organizing with others. It is important to Ange to always listen to each of her clients' needs and wants and try to create the best organized environment for them. Helping others know the peace, calm, and "liberation" that an organized, clutter-free home can bring is her goal as a Liberator.
Ange grew up in Pueblo, CO, attended Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO and currently lives in Highlands Ranch with her husband and two children. She is an avid runner, likes going to listen to live music, and loves to spend time with her family and friends.
With three young children at home, Tricia knows the importance of being organized. When you can find what you need, when you need it, your mind is free to focus on other things, giving you the capability to prioritize what matters in your life. She believes when you de-clutter your living spaces, you de-clutter your brain as well.Tricia loves to work with spaces and the "flow" of rooms, creating calm and balance. Tricia is a great listener; this coupled with her patience and empathy, makes her an excellent Liberator. Her favorite part of the job is the elation she sees in her clients' faces when she finishes working with them. Tricia is very high energy, and this carries over into her enthusiasm for organizing. She especially loves working in kitchens, garages and basements, and has the capability to see beyond the immediate and right now to the future and finished end.
Tricia was born and raised in Memphis, TN. She earned a BA in English from the University of Memphis. She brought her Southern ways with her to Colorado when she and her family moved here 5 years ago. When not working, Tricia loves cooking and entertaining friends.
Shelley is a patient and approachable team member with a deep investment in client satisfaction. Her background in counseling and working with seniors and special populations has rewarded her with a passionate commitment to collaborate - synergy always yields amazing results. She truly enjoys aspects of work which allow her to interact with others and offer assistance in organizing spaces and streamlining processes. After graduation from the Major Mom Academy in March of 2013, she is now able to apply her natural expertise and enthusiasm in these areas as a career.
Shelley is a proud third generation Colorado native. She graduated from Regis University with a Bachleor of Science in Psychology. She lives in Lakewood and enjoys spending time with her family and two dogs. She likes to participate in local multi-sport events, camp and go to movies.