About Us

RECLAIM BELIEVES IN...

  • Personalized service
  • Individualized attention - One size never fits all
  • Customized organizing systems
  • Detailed results

RECLAIM BELIEVES IN...

  • Personalized service
  • Individualized attention - One size never fits all
  • Customized organizing systems
  • Detailed results

Reclaim is a full-service professional organizing company - we implement custom organizing solutions that will make your home more peaceful, more functional, and more enjoyable. Cluttered spaces create stress and ultimately take time away from doing the things you love with the people you care about most. With our team approach, we maximize our time in your home and quickly deliver detailed results. We put systems in place with function, but always keep your style in mind.

Reclaim was founded in 2010 by Allison Flinn. Over the years Allison has continued to grow her team in order to best serve clients. Each Reclaim team member brings a unique set of skills, but all maintain the same goal: helping our clients achieve an organized home that works for their lifestyle.

Allison Flinn

Allison Flinn, CPO®
Founder

Allison founded Reclaim in 2010 and has organized hundreds of individuals and homes. Based in Raleigh, North Carolina, Allison works with clients throughout the Triangle and beyond. Allison is one of only three organizers in the Triangle area with the official designation of CPO® (Certified Professional Organizer).

She is a member of the NASMM (National Association of Senior & Specialty Move Managers), and is highly skilled in assisting senior clients as they downsize. Allison has also studied under the ADD Coach Academy in order to better serve her clients with ADHD.

Allison and her team use a personalized approach with clients - helping them clear the clutter that is holding them back, and creating customized organizing solutions. Allison’s organizing tips are frequently featured in the media. Past media placements include U.S. News & World Report, Working Mother, Woman’s Day, Parade, Everyday Health, How Stuff Works and Mint.com.

Allison’s earned a marketing degree from Radford University. She is a member of the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO) and has served as the Vice President, Communications & Technology Director and Membership Director of NAPO’s North Carolina chapter. In addition to organizing, Allison also teaches and mentors new professional organizers.

Mariel Bentley

Mariel Bentley
Client Relations Manager

Mariel relocated to Raleigh from upstate NY, not long after graduating from Skidmore College with a BA in Psychology. Acclimating quickly to the area, she began to put down roots with her husband, and now along with their two children. During her 20+ year professional career, Mariel has managed projects and ensured customer satisfaction across a variety of industries such as software, energy, engineering, insurance and real estate. With her desire to be of service to others, and her innate organizational ability, Mariel loves working with clients and helping them reach their organizing goals.

Shelley Smith

Shelley Smith
Lead Professional Organizer

A Raleigh native and mother of three, Shelley put her organizational abilities to use in previous client service manager positions in deadline-intensive industries. She takes pride in ensuring Reclaim’s clients’ organizing needs are fulfilled and information is relayed in a timely, ordered manner.

Lynn Briones

Lynn Shaffer
Lead Professional Organizer

A North Carolina native and longtime resident of the Raleigh area, Lynn is a graduate of Meredith College with an educational background in business management and dance. While working as a stay-at-home mom for many years, she utilized her organizational skills as a longtime PTA leader, church program director, and Girl Scout leader. As a mother of four with three boys in college, she is very familiar with the organizational challenges of busy families.

Mary Lunsford

Mary Lunsford
Professional Organizer

Born and raised in Raleigh, Mary’s previous experiences include working as an executive assistant, office manager, stay-at-home mom, and most recently a preschool teacher working extensively with special needs children. Each of these endeavors required exceptional organizational skills; Mary now utilizes these on a daily basis at Reclaim, where she helps our clients function more effectively.

Emily Radford

Emily Radford
Professional Organizer

An Eastern NC native and proud mother of two, Emily is currently finishing her bachelor’s degree with a focus of Marketing from Liberty University. Having previously managed all aspects of two promotional businesses for a decade, she is passionate about customer satisfaction.

Katie Medlen

Katie Medlen
Professional Organizer

Hailing from Northwest Arkansas, Katie graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences before practicing dental hygiene for seven years. She relocated to Raleigh in 2020 and applies her organizational skills to help clients achieve efficient solutions for their unique lifestyles.

Dayna Zagardo

Dayna Zagardo
Professional Organizer

Originally from Long Island, NY, Dayna relocated to the Raleigh area in spring of 2021 after graduating with a master's degree from Molloy College and spending the last ten years of her career servicing special education students as a teacher in New York City. As a former educator and mother of three young children, being organized is a critical factor to her day-to-day operations. Dayna relishes the opportunity to help others develop organizational systems that best suit their needs and maximize their everyday life.

Emma Gardner

Emma Gardner
Executive Assistant

A North Carolina native, Emma is a graduate of East Carolina University with a bachelor's degree in business administration. With professional experience as an administrative assistant, officer manager, and program coordinator she takes pride in using her organizational and project management skills to support the Reclaim team.

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