Call or Text: 860.836.6244

Want Donna to speak to your business or organization? 
With extensive experience speaking to groups of all sizes, Donna's passion for educating others is evident. At the NAPO (National Association of Professional Organizers) annual convention in 2006, Donna addressed over 600 professional organizers on Making a Successful Career Change to Professional Organizing.  Her smaller presentations are typically given to women's Groups in her community, sharing valuable organizing tips to new moms.

Donna especially enjoys speaking with adult children and their senior parents on the topic of downsizing at independent and assisted living communities, and often participates in lunch & learns seminars at independent and assisted living communities. She can customize a presentation for a any group of eight or more on topics related to downsizing, paper and time management, office efficiencies, or general space organization.

Donna Finocchiaro is an entrepreneur and business women who utilizes her sixteen year corporate accounting and finance career to effectively manage her professional organizing company, Organized East of the River. Over the past decade, Donna has gained valuable knowledge in a variety of areas allowing her to specialize as an Estate Organizer.  

In 2004, Donna left the fast paced world of finance to peruse her passion of bringing home organizing solutions to the general public. She began her career as the managing director for Home Works Professional Organizing, quickly doubling the size of the company in eighteen months.  When an opportunity presented itself to collaborate with another professional organizer, she jumped at the chance to co-­own the first retail store in Connecticut specializing in organizational products and services.  Donna quickly recognized the need of her downsizing clients who needed resources for selling their unwanted items.  Donna officially launched Organized East of the River in 2008 as an estate organizing company. 

"Donna, Thank you so much for speaking at the Business Women of Southern New England’s January meeting. Your presentation was clear, specific with examples we could relate to and understand, and inspiring. The audience had great questions and, as you could tell, would have gone on longer with more questions if time allowed. Your presentation was very good!"

-Barbara AmEnde, CCP, AmEnde Human Resource Consulting, LLC

Manchester, CT

Serving the Greater Hartford area and Eastern Connecticut.

Soon after, Donna created Wooden-It-Be-Nice Inc., a furniture consignment business, to provide her clients with a place to sell their large furniture items. Over the years, she was working with auction companies and other consignors to meet her clients needs. In 2013, Donna dissolved Wooden­It­Be­Nice Inc. and modified her business to better serve her clients, where today, she provides her clients a vast array of options for selling most of the contents of a home or business.

Personally, Donna prides herself on community involvement, supporting local small business owners and entrepreneurs like herself.  Her major contributions include serving as President of the Marlborough Business Association (MBA) from 2008 to 2009, where, under her term she revitalized Marlborough Day, a free annual event serving the community. Donna also supports her surrounding towns through active involvement in the community and memberships with the Glastonbury Rotary Club where she chair's several committees, and the Glastonbury Chamber of Commerce, where she is an Ambassador.

Organized East of the River respects your privacy and makes it our practice not to divulge the names of our clients without their consent. Call, text, or email Donna today to set up your free in-home consultation. 860.836.6244


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