Caren started creating scrapbook and photo albums when she was in high school and has always loved listening to the stories told by her family members about their heritage, viewing their photos, and tracing her genealogy. Even today, around special holidays, she has fond memories of those family gatherings. It is these family stories that she enjoys sharing with her own family today.
Caren is passionate about preserving photos and stories for her daughter and grandchildren. It is this passion that she brings to her clients as she assists them with preserving their photos and their stories to enjoy now and for future generations.
As a certified professional photo organizer with APPO, the Association of Personal Photo Organizers, Caren works with her clients to organize their printed and digital photos, transforming the special photos and their stories into keepsake photo books, and ensuring that all the photos are backed up and easily available to share and enjoy.
Caren is a mother, a grandmother, a wife, a daughter, a sister and a friend. She lives in a small, rural town in Connecticut and has lived and traveled all over the United States and several foreign countries. Her joy and passions include creating sprapbook and photo albums for herself and her family, gardening, knitting, and enjoying the outdoors.
Caren is a certified Professional Photo Organizer and member of the Association of Professional Photo Organizers (APPO), a membership association that trains, supports and provides industry tools to its members. APPO also equips its members to rescue, manage, organize and save your photos allowing you to easily find, preserve and share your stories. Caren has also been the Conference Coordinator for their annual conferences for the past six years.
- Brandeis University – Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Early Childhood Education
- Georgetown University – Master of Arts in Sociology with a specialty in Demography
- Rensselaer Polytechnic University / Hartford Graduate Center – Master of Arts in Business Administration
- St. Joseph University – Graduate Certificate in Gerontology