Simplicity Organizers

Our Team

Our History

Originally known as Living Simply, the company was founded in 2004 by Carson Tate. Laurie Martin began working for Living Simply in 2006 and eventually took over the company, renaming it Simplicity Organizers in 2010.

The original team of four has expanded to 9 talented and skilled organizers. Simplicity has organically grown to one of the largest non-franchised companies in the nation.

Meet the Owner

Laurie Martin has been organizing professionally since 2006. Her team of highly skilled organizers offers a variety of services. Simplicity’s mission is to work alongside their clients to help them focus on what matters most.

Giving back is Laurie’s passion. She recently founded Simplicity Serves, a nonprofit branch of Simplicity that offers complimentary organizing services to local nonprofits and families in crisis. This is the heart of Simplicity Organizers.

Laurie is married to David Martin and a proud mother of three. She finds joy in helping people connect and is always wanting to learn more about health and nutrition and recycling the right way.

Laurie is a Golden Circle Member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO), a Top 40 Under 40 Award winner (March 2017), a Wipeout Waste Award winner (October 2018), a frequent guest on the Charlotte Today Show, and a member of Carolina Organizers.

Hometown: Greensboro, NC

Education: B.A. in Child Development and K-6 licensure from Meredith College

Favorite Space to Organize: Playrooms

Our Team

Professional Organizers

Jessica Bickel


Hometown: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Education: National Child Development Associate Certificate
Favorite Space to Organize: Closets 

Emily Fonville


Hometown: Richmond, VA
Education:BS Sociology, JMU
Favorite Space to Organize: Open Shelving

Shyla Hasner

Project Manager

Leader of Transitions
Co-Leader of New Team Members
Hometown: Oklahoma 
Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Management, Oklahoma State University
Favorite Space to Organize: Offices

Betsy House

Project Manager

Hometown: Westwood, MA
Education: BA in Psychology & Speech Communication, Miami University
Favorite Space to Organize: Garages

Jess O’Rorke

Project Manager

Team Coordinator
Leader of PCT
Hometown: Long Island, NY 
Education: BA in Elementary & Special Education, Providence College
Masters in Literacy, Hofstra University
Favorite Space to Organize: Playrooms 

Sarah Prewitt

Project Manager

Leader of Project Managers
Charlotte, NC
Education: Bachelor of Science Degree, Mars Hill University
Favorite Space to Organize: Pantries

Melissa Stultz

Project Manager

Leader of North Charlotte
Leader of Continuing Education
Toronto, Ontario
Education: Journalism Degree, Ryerson University
Favorite Space to Organize: Kitchens

Lisa Solis

Project Manager

Hometown: Grand Rapids, Michigan 
Education: BA in education, Aquinas College
Favorite Space to Organize: Laundry Rooms

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