Meet the Chicks
Owner and founder Amber Taggard is a Professional Organizer, time-management coach, and public speaker. She holds an M.S. in Clinical Mental Health from Henderson State University, and she is passionate about using her counseling background to help people improve their mental and emotional health through creating organized spaces. Amber believes that our physical spaces impact every part of our lives, and she wants to help others utilize the power of organization to live thriving lives. Amber and her husband Justen have four children, and they love living in Northwest Arkansas.
Kelli is no stranger to hard work and adversity. She is a three-time breast cancer patient, and she is now living with metastatic breast cancer. She just celebrated her four-year “metaversary,” making her a survival outlier. She has a passion for the cause of advanced cancer research and co-founded a non-profit in NWA called The Metsquerade (nwamets.org). Every penny raised by the Metsquerade goes straight to metastatic breast cancer treatment research. To date, they have raised an astounding $900,000! Kelli, a Lead Organizer, enjoys taking part in the Chicks Give Back initiative and fancies herself a master closet and pantry “whisperer.” Kelli and her boyfriend Greg reside in Northwest Arkansas.
Clare is originally from Wichita, Kansas, but she has called Northwest Arkansas home for the past five years. She graduated from John Brown University with a degree in Family and Human Services. She is passionate about collaborating with businesses, non-profits, and individuals in Northwest Arkansas to find ways to support neighbors in need through donations and volunteer opportunities. In particular, Clare is passionate about supporting people who are at-risk for homelessness or who are currently experiencing homelessness. When she isn’t working or studying, Clare loves reading, painting, and writing.
Jodanna was born and raised in Utah where she spent her childhood summers working for her dad in his fulfillment warehouse. She credits that experience with learning how to see the details of a project, work efficiently, and embrace the challenge of tight deadlines. She studied Elementary Education at Utah State University where met and married her husband before he could change his mind. Jodanna actively serves in her church and community, sits on the Ozark Suzuki String Institute board, and homeschools her children. She and her husband live on 20 beautiful acres with their three kids, 2 dogs, horse, goats, chickens and pigs.
Devon earned a degree in Communications at BYU-Idaho, which lead her into a career in the Public Relations field. After starting her family, she spent time volunteering in the community. Her experience and her sunny disposition make her a great addition to The Organizer Chicks team. She loves the Benjamin Franklin quote, “A place for everything and everything in its place.” Devon is a mother of three and has been happily married for twenty years. She is a Florida native who has learned to love NWA and all that this area has to offer her family.
Ronda has been a Professional Organizer for over two years, and she loves to organize and categorize things. She says that “I cannot think of any job that lets me be as creative while helping others — so satisfying!” She enjoys the teamwork and collaboration that she experiences on staff with The Organizer Chicks. She has been married to her college sweetie for twenty-eight years, and she has enjoyed living in Northwest Arkansas for the last eighteen years. She and her husband have two daughters and two Australian Shepherds.
Lindsay graduated from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, with a bachelor’s degree in Music. Currently, she teaches voice lessons and does organizing and unpacks for The Organizer Chicks. She is passionate about helping others through her many jobs and loves being busy and productive. Lindsay and her husband, Dan, have four children and love living in Bella Vista.
Laura is a graduate of Harding University. She has worked in the fields of fashion and interior design for fifteen years. Laura loves to help women look and feel their very best. She is passionate about style, shopping, and shoes. Laura is married and has a son, a daughter, and a Shih Tzu named Coco.
Shea graduated from Chico State, California, where she originally went to school to be a Special Educator. However, after going through a weight loss journey, she became passionate about nutrition. She started her career as a weight-loss coach and has now worked as a nutritionist & health coach for 17 years. Shea is very passionate about helping others become the healthiest version of themselves so that they can live out their purpose with passion. Shea is a mom of three kiddos and enjoys hiking, mountain biking, and being outdoors whenever possible.
Amy is originally from Virginia, but she has also lived in Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Arkansas. She moved to Arkansas at a young age, and she is proud to call NWA her home. She has a bachelor’s degree in business, and her professional background is in marketing and trade show planning. Amy enjoys encouraging people to feel good about themselves, which is one of her favorite aspects of her work as a Professional Organizer. In her spare time, Amy enjoys staying fit through yoga, weightlifting, and biking. She has three children, a Yorkshire terrier puppy, and a cat.
Marium graduated from NWACC with her associates degree in Art. She loves to create and organize artistic spaces and to unpack kitchens. Marium has been happily married for fifteen years, and her family enjoys giving back to the community by loving and supporting the foster children of Washington and Benton Counties. She is a mother of five and a full-time foster mom.
Noelle graduated from the State University of New York with degrees in Psychology and Mathematics. She has spent the past thirty years raising four children and two foster children in the states of New York, Illinois, Florida, New Jersey, Colorado, and now Arkansas. Moving, cleaning, organizing, and making spaces her own has been a lifelong habit and joy, and she very much enjoys bringing these kinds of things into the lives of others. In addition, Noelle finds time for running, weight lifting, yoga, paper crafting, home renovations, and anything to do with her grandchildren.
Monica is originally from San Diego, and she has a background in professional dance. She is passionate about health and fitness, and she has always loved organizing and interior decorating. She is a mother of five, and she loves living in Northwest Arkansas.
Lacey is a graduate of the University of Arkansas, where she obtained her degree in Human Resource Development. She has been organizing with the chicks since 2011. She says that she loves organizing because she loves helping to bring a sense of peace and calm to both spaces and people. Lacey is the mom of two little boys, and she is an avid photographer.