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I’ve always had a love affair with creation. Since I was a child, I handmade my gifts or combined toys to design something new. Fast forward twenty years, and I’m still making my gifts every holiday and designing new ways to do things.

I’ve forever been the friend you call when you’re trying to brainstorm the best gift or plan the perfect party, and for the longest time, I didn’t give it much thought other than it comes natural to me.

After two floods in our home within a year, I knew it was a sign. I wasn’t sure what it meant but who has multiple home floods within a year due to unrelated circumstances?  It was during our home repair that I gazed at the open walls and destroyed hardwood floors that I thought, “I can rebuild this, and I can share all of the details. I can inspire others by sharing.  This is my calling.” Three chandeliers later, here’s where our story begins.

Jen Herrmann | Founder

Affectionately known to her friends as Millennial Martha for her love of DIY and decorating, Jen can’t help but pour her heart + soul into everything she touches. She’s loved to entertain since acquiring a table and chairs, and giving gifts is one of her favorite hobbies. Jen is the creator of Girl Meets Party. Her dream is to share her passions with the world in hopes to inspire others by making the seemingly unattainable attainable.

Suree pattumma | Assistant

An entrepreneur at heart, Suree loves creating things from start to finish and is a true go-getter when it comes to new projects and challenges. Working on Girl Meets party is one of her passions and creative outlets. She’s always learning something new, and loves connecting with others.

Paola guerrero | Assistant

Paola has always been an outside-the-box thinker. Inquisitive and hungry for knowledge, her passion for influencing her community drives her aspiration of becoming a marketer. Full of creativity, curiosity, ambition and grit, she’s always on the lookout for new challenges and adventures. A new place to eat or visit, she loves to explore her city with family and friends. She believes it’s always the right time for a dance party and that chocolate is a daily necessity.

Gillian Wood | Social Media Intern

Always searching to try new things, Gillian enjoys traveling and finding new ways to express her creativity. Hoping to use her creative skills in her career, she is currently studying public relations, advertising, and event planning at college. She also loves all things food, from trying new recipes at home to exploring the wonderful restaurants in Chicago.

Macey Miner | Social Media Intern

meet macey

Macey is originally from Colorado, and will not let you forget! When she’s not in school, at work, or working with Girl Meets Party, she’s involved on campus in organizations including Her Campus and PRSSA. You’ll find her bopping around the city trying to find the perfect coffee spot in Chicago.

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