About Us

Life can be chaotic. You want your home or office to be free of clutter and well organized, but it can be overwhelming.

Where to begin? We will work with you to create a unique system to help you manage your space and your stuff.

When you get control of your physical space, you feel better, are less stressed, think more clearly and are more productive! And when everything is in its place, we will provide you with the personal tools to keep it that way!

We offer moving management, decluttering, and closet organization.

Meet The Organizers

Our contractors have years of experience tackling all sorts of projects. We can’t wait to hear from you!

Karen Swart

Karen Swart

Owner/Project Manager

Karen grew up in western Kansas, earned her B.S. in Business at K-State and worked in sales for Dun & Bradstreet and Marion Merrell Dow. A long time fitness instructor and mom of two grown girls now enjoys organizing clients homes as her lifes passion.

Cheryl Murray

Cheryl Murray

Founder/Consulting Professional

After completeing her career as an educator in SMSD, Cheryl founded Organizing-Etc in 2010. Her attention to detail and  innovative skills have been helping clients in KC ever since. She is now in a consulting role as she regularly services her long term clients.

Kelly Skinner

Kelly Skinner

Project Manager

Kelly was the Director of Client Services for a KC company for ten years. After becoming a stay-at-home mom and raising for her two girls, she joined Organizing-Etc.  She has a gift of combining care, percision, and her artistic abilities to create beautiful spaces.

Erin Samborski

Erin Samborski

Marketing/Digital Photography/Project Manager

Erin was raised in Lees Summit. She was a Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher for seven years before deciding to become a full-time mom of three boys. She joined Organizing-Etc in 2013 and specializes in digital photo organization and writes our monthly newsletter.

Julie Madl

Julie Madl

Project Manager

Julie grew up in the Kansas City area, graduated from KU and taught P.E. for over twenty years. After retiring from teaching, she became co-owner of a business called “Skatetime” for seven years. She is the mother of four grown boys and enjoys spending time with her grandchildren.

Kristin Jenison

Kristin Jenison

Project Manager

Kristin was born and raised in the Kansas City/Lee’s Summit area is married with three children. She worked in Marketing/Project Management for several large corporations including UPS, Cerner and Time Warner. Her efficiency and work ethic have made her a perfect additional to the organzing team.

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