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.
Professional and Flexible
We have worked with Metropolitan Organizing® over the past 18 months, and achieved more than we ever expected. We really appreciate their work as we have been able to accomplish a level of organizing that saves us time and makes our day-to-day life more convenient.
The combination of compassion and focus has allowed us to make decisions during the sessions without feeling pressured. We have found the Metropolitan Organizing® team to be professional and flexible in working with us to effectively meet our goals. It has been well worth the investment to be able to enjoy our home!
Sharing Real Knowledge and Experience is Tranformational and It Helps Others to Grow and Thrive.
Clear Direction and Invaluable Benefit
I scheduled a few private coaching sessions with Geralin and set a financial goal for Get Organized Already that seemed way out there — like something we could get to in three years, maybe. If the planets aligned.
Well, when I reconciled the books for the year, we had met the goal thanks to the clear direction and invaluable benefit of Geralin's experience.
Get Organized Already
When You Wear What Makes You Feel Comfortable and Confident, Something Magical Happens.
My Favorite Resource
Geralin, I love your advice about creating a closet of classics that can be worn for years; it's the real reason I bought the Wardrobe Wisdom booklet. I was in the audience and loved what you were wearing — very classy and stylish. The booklet has become my favorite resource when shopping and decluttering my closets (yes, I said closets with an 's').
When You’re Always Learning, Sharing and Engaging an Exciting Experience Will Present Itself.
Engages the Audience
We asked Geralin to come and do a few programs for our Summer Break program at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.
Geralin's programs were all completely full with waiting lists at the four libraries where she did programs. She is a fantastic speaker and really engages the audience throughout her program.
She encourages questions, comments, and audience feedback and is very entertaining while also giving great tips and tricks for organizing.
I had multiple people at each program tell me how much they enjoyed her program and thanked the library for inviting Geralin to come speak. I was also personally inspired to clean out my closet and get rid of a bunch of clothes that I had been hanging onto for almost 5 years (hoping to fit back into them)!
I was very impressed with Geralin and would highly recommend her as a speaker and would love to have her come back to the library and do future programs as well.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library