I started TGP in the spring of 2001 kind of on a whim. I am a teacher by trade and had decided to stay home to raise my son. The opportunity to have a consignment store came up and I thought, “Maybe I could do this…” Thirteen years, three expansions and two new stores later, I’m glad I stepped out of my comfort zone. I am so thankful and blessed to have wonderful employees. Each one brings their gifts and talents into the shop and have made it what it is today. I love our customers. I love the variety of items that come in and I love that we are able to offer a service to the community. We aren’t perfect but we strive to do the best we can.
Born in Bangor - married with 3 kids. Been working at TGP for 10yrs. I love shopping second hand so working here was a no brainer. I love that our consignors have become people that I really care about. I love working for a small business I feel it's important for our community and to not just be number employee to a large company. I love being able to freely change and rearrange decor. Fun fact - I love to sew and create and watch sports. I especially love to watch my kids play.
Helloooo – I’ve been using my creative talents at The Growing Place and now POLISH since October 2008. I enjoy getting to know our consigners and making them feel welcome with The Growing Place family. I strive to find the beautiful thing in everyday moments.