Certified Professional Organizer M. Colleen Klimczak clues us in on her most common customer.
Last week in the Weekly Business Spotlight, we featured M. Colleen Klimczak, Certified Professional Organizer, who helps people get their lives in order, by organizing their personal and professional spaces with a variety of activities. Her job includes anything from sorting boxes and creating filing systems, to putting together shelving units and helping her clients come up with a way to maintain order. This Evergreen Park resident has clients across the Southland, but what's the most common type of customer that she sees? Check her out in our Business Rewind.
A business-savvy background, a college education and a natural set of skills have helped M. Colleen Klimczak form a successful organization company.
When M. Colleen Klimczak was planning a garage sale, she had no idea it would lead to a major career change and the start of her own business. As she sought advice on how to best put on the garage sale, someone suggested that Klimczak hire a professional organizer to display the items. But after realizing that was something she could do herself, and for free, a new business was born. "I said, 'I don't want to hire one, I want to be one,'" Klimczak said. She stuck with her health care management job until the summer of 2003, when she made the official leap into the field of professional organization by opening M. Colleen Klimczak, Certified Professional Organizer. "I have kids and needed flexibility and needed to be closer to home," …