This is the second in our series of profiles of the team behind Ugly Christmas Party. We hope you enjoy getting to know each of us!
Describe your role at Ugly Christmas Party
I'm on the frontline of the customer service, new business development, team building and management, and accounts payable.
How long have you worked here?
I'm a founding member. When Tyler talks about starting the company out of his bedroom closet, that was my house!
What's your favorite thing about working at Ugly Christmas Party?
The thing I love about about Ugly Christmas Party is that we're trying to build something of significance that can leave a legacy. Doing that while working with my family is extremely exciting.
What's your favorite Ugly Christmas sweater?
"King of the World." It's one of our new ones, and a Titanic parody. I think people are really going to get a kick out of it.
How has Ugly Christmas Party changed since you started?
It's been a huge evolution from working out of a closet to a 5500 square foot warehouse. We took a passion project and have turned it into a real business.
Describe Black Friday/Cyber Monday in one word.
Do you have any particular memories from previous Christmases?
There's such a thrill and excitement every year that comes with Christmas coming into fruition, for both the family and the business. I just love Christmas and everything that comes with it so much, so it's really fun having a business that flourishes that time of year.
What are you looking forward to about this upcoming Christmas?
I'm really excited to share our new designs with the world and hope that they see the same vision we've been working on these last 9 months. It's exciting and scary, but mostly exciting.
What's your favorite holiday song?
Little Drummer Boy.
What's your favorite holiday movie?
It's a Wonderful Life. But I also love The Santa Clause.
What's your favorite thing about the holidays?
Spending quality time with my family and sharing our traditions year after year.
What do you picture for the future of Ugly Christmas Party?
Growth. Being able to stand independently from the marketplaces we've always relied on as a successful company.