Meet the Team
Hannah Blackwelder has always been passionate about design and people. With small town Florida roots, She moved to the Bay Area in 2016 to work with a top local staging company, Pauline Pearsall.
During that time, she learned the business inside and out, developed lasting relationships with local listing agents and staged over 3,000 homes in the Bay Area. In 2020, she founded Tangerine Staging to offer her take on fresh, clean design.
Nancy, Design Director
Nancy grew up in New Hampshire and relocated to the Bay Area from Boston in 2010. She has a natural eye for design and has been in the furniture and design world since 2000 and staging since 2015.
"I am inspired by all things visual. It could be nature, flipping through a magazine, fashion, or a piece of art. There is so much I enjoy about working at Tangerine Staging. The ability to create beautiful spaces everyday, working with our amazing team, and building lasting relationships with our clients."
Trina, Senior Designer
Originally from Seattle, Trina is a master home renovator/DIYer.
"I love transforming a house in 1-2 days. I’m driven by the want/need to make people happy and satisfied. I completely understand that prepping a house for sale is an emotional experience and considering it is typically one’s largest asset, I’m all in when selecting finishes and furnishing for their home. It’s my to goal to make sure that my staging is aligned with the listing agent's marketing plan."
Catherine, Client Manager
From Bristol, United Kingdom, Catherine is the first point of contact for the company. She handles scheduling bids, staging and staging removal, proposals, invoices, contracts, and so much more. Catherine keeps our company running smoothly and takes care of everything admin for the company.
"I'm very detail oriented and slightly neurotic about organization which for once has proven useful in my job! I aim to keep both our clients AND our crew happy with the schedule. Also I adore the feedback from happy clients and realtors. Keep telling me how awesome our staging is and how timely my bids are please and thank you. ;)"
Brandy, Design / Video
Born and raised in Marin county, Brandy graduated from Pacific Northwest in fine art. They then went on to graduate from California Institute of the Arts with an MFA in animation / graphic design. Brandy has over 10 years of design experience.
"Motivated by my thirst for creativity and always wanting to grow in my creative talents. I think that shows in my design work and dedication to projects.Hope that works :)"
Another fellow Floridian, Meg and now lives in the East Bay. She takes care of all things marketing including social media and the website. With a BA in Public Relations and over 8 years of experience, Meg ensures we stand out in way that hasn't been seen before in the industry.
"Marketing excites me. I love creating beautiful content, researching the latest trends, understanding social media algorithm changes, studying the ins and outs of marketing software, and everything in between. Hannah has curated an incredible staging company and I love highlighting all of the beauty she and her team creates!"
Amy, Staging / Inventory
Amy was born in India and raised in California. Graduated from the University of Arizona, Amy has a background in fashion and has been staging homes for many years.
"Logistics is one of my strengths. I like problem solving and thinking on my feet to make quick decisions which I why I love staging. It’s like doing a puzzle! My favorite part about staging is the magical moment when the real estate agent and home owner see how beautiful the house looks when staging is complete."
Shay, Human Resources
Born in Monterey Park, CA, Shay spent a lot of her early life living all over the west. She moved to FL with her family where they planted roots & has spent the last 17 years raising her children there.
"My prior work has given me extensive experience in communicating internally with employees
within organizations, as well as working with municipalities and state authorities on the outside
to accomplish common goals.
I really enjoy getting to know peoples’ stories. I’m an optimist at heart, so it makes me happy
when I can make work a more positive place for people to be, and help them to do their jobs."