Hi, I'm Mel!

Although much of my career was spent in fundraising and nonprofit management, I’ve been an organizer my entire life. Ever since I was a little girl sorting my Barbie clothes by color and occasion, I’ve loved the tranquility and calmness of a well-organized space.


While living in Milwaukee in 2003, I started a professional organizing business called The Mess Manager LLC. I loved working with my clients, and I was blessed to  learn from so many wonderful mentors in the industry.


In 2005, my family moved to Wausau, and my passion for helping others create order in their lives took a backseat to life with a newborn, a toddler, and a part-time job managing a small nonprofit organization.


Almost two decades later, that baby and toddler are beginning their adult lives and following their dreams, and it’s time for me to do the same. I started Organizing Central LLC in 2022 to return to my passion for helping people create orderly living spaces and efficient systems for managing the details of their lives.


I am a member of the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO), and Organizing Central LLC is an elite professional organizer in the Wausau, WI professional organizers directory on FindMyOrganizer.com.

Ready for more order in your life?

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Dear Wausau,


When I started this business in May of 2022 with a dream of helping people organize and simplify their homes, I couldn't have dreamed of a better response from the community. I'm so appreciative of everyone who trusted me and welcomed me into their homes and let me go through their stuff. However, a series of unfortunate orthopedic injuries has made it apparent that my time kneeling, squatting, lifting, and hauling other people's clutter must come to an end. Therefore, I've made the decision to permanently close Organizing Central.


If you are looking for home organizing services, you can reach out to Julie Aderhold of Healthy Home Organizing. Julie is located in Green Bay and is happy to make the drive down Highway 29 to help anyone in the Wausau area looking to transform their living space. Julie does fantastic work, and visit HealthyHomeOrganizing.com for more information on Julie's services and to read testimonials from her many happy clients.


While I'm no longer organizing homes, I'm excited to announce the launch of my new photo management and digital organization business. As a Photo Manager and Digital Organizer, I help people digitize old outdated media, organize printed and digital photo collections, and advise on the best storage and backup options to keep your photos safe for generations. Visit PixnPieces.com for more info and to get in touch with me for help with your photo collection.


Gratefully yours,

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