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Chatham-Based Organizer Elevated to President of Board of Directors

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Local Certified Professional Organizer Andrea Walker has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Northern New Jersey chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO). Walker, who will serve as the chapter’s President, was installed to her new position at the chapter’s monthly meeting earlier this week.

Walker, a Certified Professional Organizer and founder of Smartly Organized, LLC has been an active member of the chapter since 2011. She has served on the board for three prior terms:  as the board’s Marketing Director and as Director-at-Large. 

Walker was elevated to President by a unanimous chapter vote in March. “I am delighted to step into an even greater role within the chapter.  I look forward to helping our members take advantage of educational and networking opportunities and to widening awareness of the professional organizing industry within our communities,” Walker said.

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Walker started the Chatham-based professional organizing company Smartly Organized in 2010 after a successful career in banking.  Combining her three passions:  organization, interior redesign/staging, and real estate, she launched Smartly Organized to help busy families manage the organizational and design challenges associated with selling, moving out of, moving into, and owning a home. Whether the client is upsizing, downsizing, relocating or renovating, Smartly Organized strives to make the process stress-free, efficient, and of course, organized.

“Whatever the nature of the project, I make it easy and I get it done fast for my clients.  My goal is to provide a major life-changing transformation for their physical - and mental- space,” Walker said.


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