My first name is Geralin. It rhymes with Carolyn and Marilyn. I’m best known for offering real solutions for real people, emphasizing simplicity and excellence in my approach to organizing challenges both large and small.
In addition to practicing the art and science of getting and staying organized, I share my insights with those pursuing careers as professional organizers.
I coach new professional organizers from around the world. Offering expert advice on practically every aspect of the industry, through one-on-one coaching and group teleclassess.
I have helped thousands of professional organizers reach their goals and build their own successful, sustainable, and lucrative organizing businesses.
I have been published in an array of national magazines and featured on A&E’s Hoarders, The Nate Berkus Show, NBC’s The Today Show and South Africa’s, The Home Channel.
When I’m not busying managing my business, Metropolitan Organizing ® LLC, I’m busy managing modern life® – just like my clients!
At a Glance
- Past President of the NC chapter of the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals
- Level V, Master Trainer, CPO-CD (2010), the highest level of certification in the professional organizing field
- Best Chronic Disorganization Expert (2013)
- Webinar Instructor for Intro to Productivity and Professional Organizing | NAPO PO-1-001
- Webinar Instructor for Starting a Productivity or Organizing Business | NAPO 1-104
- Published in an array of national magazines and featured on A&E’s Hoarders, The Nate Berkus Show, NBC’s The Today Show, CNN, and South Africa’s The Home Channel.
- Ambassador for NAPO-NC new members
- Host for NAPO’s Ask The Pro webinar series
- President’s Award, NAPO (2018)
And, this is what I know for sure…
There’s Amazing Power in Organizing your Time, Space, and Life and the Benefits are Real.
Created Balance Between Work and Family
What a GREAT experience we’ve had working with Geralin Thomas of Metropolitan Organizing ®! The tools Geralin provided inspired me with the creativity and determination to take my mortgage business to the next level. In just three short months my team has realized significant growth thanks to Geralin’s help. Geralin also infused organization into our home creating the balance between work and family that I so desperately desired.
The Damaré Team, Raleigh, NC
Sharing Real Knowledge and Experience is Tranformational and It Helps Others to Grow and Thrive.
My Organizing Business Doubled!
I first saw Geralin on Hoarders when I was about one year into my professional organizing business. I loved how confident and classy she was, even in the stickiest of situations. When I met Geralin in person at a conference, her charismatic personality really stood out. After that, I contacted her for coaching. Since then, Geralin has been an amazing influence in my business. She and I meet a couple of times each month to discuss my business strategy. I've gained the confidence and knowledge that I need to succeed in the professional organizing business.
Geralin has always been friendly, goal-oriented and dependable. I know I can count on her when I need her the most — I don't know what I'd do without Geralin as my business coach. She lends the added support and mentorship I really need. Since beginning my work with her, my business has doubled. Anyone who is thinking of becoming a professional organizer should contact Geralin — she's an amazing mentor, leader and coach. Every time I meet with her I walk away with great information, assignments and new goals. Her cheerfulness is rejuvenating and I look forward to every session.
When You Wear What Makes You Feel Comfortable and Confident, Something Magical Happens.
Like Having a Fairy Godmother
These Wardrobe Wisdom tips came in so handy as I was cleaning my closet for fall. Having a list nearby for reminders is like having a fairy godmother reminding me of what is important... as well as what has seen better days!
When You’re Always Learning, Sharing and Engaging an Exciting Experience Will Present Itself.
I found Geralin’s presentation to be very enlightening!
Although I consider myself to be very organized, Geralin presented many ideas and solutions that can improve my current systems, which will lead to saving time and energy down the road.
Attended seminar at Little River Inn, Pinehurst, NC