Teresa James, CPO®, ASP®

Certified Professional Organizer and ASP,
Organize and Stage Your Home

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Organize and Stage Your Home
Memphis, TN 38018-2839
Work: (901) 229-4570
Mobile: (901) 229-4570
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Teresa James is a Certified Professional Organizer (CPO®) and Accredited Staging Professional (ASP®). For 25 plus years, Teresa worked part-time as a Home Organizer, while also working full-time as a Corporate Organizer and Senior Project Management Leader in the corporate world of International Paper. At IP, Teresa was highly involved with time management projects and the development of implementation strategies. After early retirement from IP, Teresa launched her own business and is now a dedicated full-time Home Organizer, Business Office Organizer, Home Stager and Relocation Expert. Organize and Stage Your Home is a licensed and insured business.

Teresa received her training from the Institute for Challenging Disorganization, Institute for Professional Organizers, National Association of Professional Organizers, International Association of Home Staging Professional, and hands-on packing and unpacking experience/training with a local moving company. Earning her CPO®, ASP® and ADD/ADHD, Chronic Disorganization and Aging Specialists® certifications are validations of Teresa's professional experience, dedication and knowledge. As an active member of NAPO, Teresa has held many positions, including President, Secretary, Membership Director, Program Development Director, Golden Circle Liaison, ICD Ambassador and Librarian of the Memphis Chapter. The level of an organizer's education and involvement in their industry can have an impact on the value they can offer their clients.


Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, Georgia
B.A. in General Business: Economics/Management/Finance
Magna Cum Laude

University of South Alabama
Management Communications Skills

Institute for Challenging Disorganization
ADD/ADHD, Chronic Disorganization and Aging Specialist

Accredited Staging Professional Home Staging Training
Raleigh, North Carolina
ASP in Home Staging

Institute for Challenging Disorganization
Time Management and Productivity, Learning Styles and Modalities, Organizing Students, Organizing Elderly Clients, Hoarding, Mental Health, Life Transitions, Administration, and Physical Conditions and Challenges

Martin Training Associates
Project Management

Professional Associations

Board of Certification for Professional Organizers (BCPO)
2012 - Present

Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD)
2011 - Present

Accredited Staging Professional (ASP)
2010 - Present

Institute for Professional Organizers
2010 - Present

International Association of Home Staging Professional (IAHSP)
2010 - Present

NAPO, NAPO Memphis Chapter, and Mid-South Organizers
2009 - Present

Job History

National Association of Professional Organizers (Official)
NAPO Volunteer
January 2009 - present

Prior to full-time Residential Organizing, worked at International Paper as:
Corporate Organizer and Senior Project Management Leader

Organize and Stage Your Home
Certified Professional Organizer and Accredited Staging Professional

Honors and Awards

Founder's Award - NAPO Memphis Chapter

Gamma Beta Phi Society (outstanding scholastic achievement and worthy character)
Georgia Southern University

Magna Cum Laude (graduated with honors)
Georgia Southern University

NAPO Golden Circle

Omicron Delta Epsilon (Economics high scholastic achievement)
Georgia Southern University

Team Player Award
International Paper

Business Organizing and Productivity Category

  • Coaching
  • Consulting
  • Paper Management
  • Speaking & Training
  • Task and Time Management
  • Virtual Organizing and Productivity

Residential Organizing and Productivity Category

  • ADHD
  • Closets/Closet Design
  • Clutter Control
  • Coaching
  • Downsizing
  • General Home Organizing
  • Home Offices
  • Home Staging
  • Kitchens
  • Move Management
  • Paper Management
  • Space Planning and Design
  • Speaking & Training
  • Task and Time Management
  • Unpacking from a move
  • Virtual Organizing and Productivity


  • CPO®


  • Photography, Organizing, Traveling, Gardening, Nature, Reading, Swimming, Going to Movies, Cooking, Horseback Riding, and Listening to Music

Other Professional Association Memberships

  • ICD