Potomac Concierge was founded by two women who realized that the demands of a career, family, and personal needs can be overwhelming.
With their staff of specialists, they enjoy helping others find a balance in their lives.
A Sampling of our Associates:
MARGARET’s career in the corporate world spans more than twenty years, most of which was in Information Technology. Her experience in software development, technical support management, and marketing management gives her invaluable knowledge to assist our clients with their organizational needs and general problem solving. Margaret’s approach to a problem is methodical and comprehensive.
ALEX has a degree in Psychology/ Gerontology and enjoys working with our elder clients. As a mother of 3, she is also excellent at managing day to day tasks of busy moms and professionals. Alex’s background is in sales and management. These skills have helped her successfully manage many of our clients. Whether it be scheduling trips for your family, helping manage contractors and more, she can help! She enjoys helping others get organized and stay on track. Alex has an international background, enjoys traveling and photography.
JANET has strong financial, organizational and logistical skills. Prior to taking time off to raise her children and volunteer extensive time within the school systems to raise funds and develop campaigns, she was a successful business person at Freddie Mac and Deloitte. She also possesses strong communication and customer skills. Her “take care of it” disposition and attention to detail makes her a pleasure to work with. She likes to keep herself and others organized to the fullest.
CHERYL holds a master of science degree in Speech/Language Pathology from UNC – Chapel Hill. Teaching life skills, she enjoyed working with a wide range of clients that ranged from infants to the elderly. While raising her two children, Cheryl turned her focus to volunteer work. While working at the Children’s Inn at NIH, she organized the reception of children and their families from around the world visiting NIH for care. Cheryl has a passion for supervising projects both big and small including fund raising events for Cause, an organization for returning wounded veterans at Walter Reed Army Hospital. She has extensive knowledge and resources in home design, function, and space, which along with her attention to every detail makes her a valuable team member of our team.
SONJA after receiving her BA in International Affairs from The George Washington University, Sonja worked at an elite Japanese research and consulting firm as the Assistant Manager. During the ten years she worked there, Sonja provided extensive executive support to the owner, the CFO’s in US and Japan, and their international clientele, including financial assistance in Excel and Quickbooks, meeting, travel & event planning, and relocation assistance. Attention to detail was crucial in this company and Sonja extends that high level to everything she does at Potomac Concierge. After deciding to stay home with her 2 boys, Sonja was and still is very active in her kids’ schools, as well as within the Washington, D.C. Latvian community. She enjoys helping our elderly clients, personal shopping and moving packing/unpacking. Sonja loves working with all kinds of people and making a difference in their lives.
ANNE has a Master’s degree in Public Administration and a Bachelor’s in Economics. She began her career in retail banking management, ensuring top-notch customer service and a well-organized staff. She then worked in housing finance policy. Her organizational skills, creativity, and attention to detail were critical in drafting policy papers for senior officials, and also in coordinating conferences and symposiums, managing a large office move, and planning social events. After raising three children, Anne recognizes the daily challenges in work-life balance. She is people oriented, and thoroughly enjoys easing a client’s stress with exemplary planning, problem solving, and organization.
JOYCE has a B.S. from the University of Maryland with a background in corporate recruiting, sales, marketing and property management. Having raised 4 children she possesses excellent skills in household management, managing complex situations and keeping things running smoothly. She has experience with small tasks: errands, waiting for repairmen and house checks. She also has immeasurable experience managing larger tasks such as de-cluttering, staging, managing moves, and remodeling projects. Joyce has an understanding of what clients need to be able to enjoy their lives by creating and implementing solutions to manage and organize their personal life.
SYDNEY has a degree in Communications from VaTech. She enjoyed a very successful career working as a Systems Engineer throughout the United States and international. After taking time off to raise a family, Sydney returned to work starting a business as a Hunter Douglas dealer and years as a merchandiser/account representative handling up to 52 accounts. Sydney can quickly move her clients from clutter and chaos to organization and a smooth operation. Her organizational and management skills have been an asset. Having grown up in the military, she has the experience of handling many moves! She always wears a smile on her face and has never met a stranger.
LIZ earned her degree at Boston College and worked with several companies in the DC area in Marketing, Public Relations and Corporate Event Planning, and ten years running her own firm producing meetings and events in Boston, New York, DC and Florida. Whether organizing a gala for 1,000, a 3-day meeting for bankers or running errands for a busy lawyer, Liz has found her intention remains the same – execute the clients’ objectives so they can focus on their own goals, both private and professional. With excellent personal skills and an organized manner, she gets every job taken care of with the highest of standards.
COLEEN holds a MBA in Marketing / Management from Babson College, Wellesley, MA. As an accomplished sales manager with L’Oréal Cosmetics and mother of three children, Coleen has developed excellent organizational, planning and problem solving skills. Every project she takes on shines with her attention to detail and her sense of decorating and design are a plus. She is very personable and active in volunteer activities and is always available to provide assistance at any level.