MEET THE TEAM

    • LENA: Founder & Chief Idea Officer
      LENA: Founder & Chief Idea Officer
    • LENA: Founder & Chief Idea Officer


      Workaholic Powered By Coffee, Humor & Portland Sunshine


      What I Really Do: Break down shipping boxes
      Favorite Design Aglow Product: The Ultimate In-Person Sales Course for Photographers

      Wearer of many hats, my life is a constant balancing act between work, family, pets, travel, hedgehog videos and deciding where to eat lunch. Portland baby, child and family portrait photographer at lenahyde.com.
    • SARAH: Holding Down the Fort Since 2006
      SARAH: Holding Down the Fort Since 2006
    • SARAH: Holding Down the Fort Since 2006


      Entertainment Trivia Expert 1970s Through Today


      What I Really Do: Catch all stray typos
      Favorite Design Aglow Product: Packaging Line

      Ice cream, yacht rock, homemade popcorn and sci fi are a few of my favorite things. When not getting creative with the Design Aglow team I can be found exploring in the forest with my husband and dog.
    • LAUREN: Biz Dev Marvel & Company Workaholic
      LAUREN: Biz Dev Marvel & Company Workaholic
    • LAUREN: Biz Dev Marvel & Company Workaholic


      Spice Girls Fan Club President


      What I Really Do: Create to-do lists
      Favorite Design Aglow Product: Studio Workflow Assistant

      Organization and tech junkie, coffee addict, binge TV show watcher and serial multitasker who spends my spare time with my husband, dogs and cat. I brake for ramen.
    • NIKKI: Chief Storyteller & Content Curator
      NIKKI: Chief Storyteller & Content Curator
    • NIKKI: Chief Storyteller & Content Curator


      Destroyer of cheese boards


      What I Really Do: Multitask while cuddling my BFF dachshund, Hunybun
      Favorite Design Aglow Product: Glass USBs

      Avid knitter and bibliophile. Lover of berry picking, pistachio ice cream, tea, and mermaids. Someone once told me I spend way too much time in my bathrobe. It’s not untrue.
    • GWEN: Writer of Words, Placer of Punctuation
      GWEN: Writer of Words, Placer of Punctuation
    • GWEN: Writer of Words, Placer of Punctuation


      Lover of all things pretty; never met a flower I didn't like


      What I Really Do: Tell stories to inspire and teach while making sure Cleo the hedgehog’s heat lamp is fully charged.
      Favorite Design Aglow Product: Album Line

      Would wear a billowing, chiffon skirt complete with floral crown EVERY DAY OF MY LIFE if possible. However, the four foot train would trap the rest of my glamorous life: kid paraphernalia, memory cards, to-do lists, and one 8 pound Yorkie.
    • LaRae: Education Coordinator & Sharer of Knowledge
      LARAE: Education Coordinator & Sharer of Knowledge
    • LARAE: Education Coordinator & Sharer of Knowledge


      Grocery shopping addict & experimental chef


      What I Really Do: Write course curriculum, network with industry influencers, and create contributor interviews.
      Favorite Design Aglow Product: The Big Picture Planner

      Finish every movie I start, even the bad ones, curated true crime podcast subscription list, Florida Keys for lunch, cocktails on the beach, wine on the sofa. Snuggle with my baby girl, boyfriend, 110# dog, and two black cats all day long.