Organizing, Downsizing and Moving.
In today’s world it is easy to become overwhelmed with the constant change and the details that go with it. Perhaps you have a new job that will take you to another location, you would like to organize your office or maybe you’ve just arrived in town and none of your boxes have been unpacked and nothing is on the walls. Many people are experiencing family changes as children are moving home after college and parents are moving from lifelong homes into an apartment or retirement community. Instead of moving out some are making changes to existing space that requires a temporary change. In all these cases there are overwhelming decisions, endless details and so many “next steps” in the process that the end never appears in sight.
Next Step Baltimore is about helping people. We are about the details and logistics. We are about supporting you whether it be as simple as cleaning out that closet where everything gets tossed or as complex as a fully organized move, we can make your life easier. We help you transition, simplify, organize and live clutter-free. Let us help you.
Sally N. McCabe
Sally, Founder and CEO since 2002, has been using her knowledge, experience and compassion to find ways for individuals and companies to face the challenges associated with organizing, downsizing and moving. Over the years, she has built a list of trusted partners that she can turn to on a moment’s notice. Her goal is to discover what each client truly needs and find the best possible solutions.
Sally has assisted individuals, businesses, non-profit organizations and retirement communities in the Baltimore Washington area.
Following graduation from Hollins University she attended a Winterthur Program for curators followed by an extensive career in real estate as a broker/agent.
Sally is married and has two children. When she is not working she enjoys spending time with family, gardening and reading the next great novel.
Linda M. Gaines
As the mother of triplet boys and a younger son, Linda has spent many years organizing family – her own and extended. She enjoys working with people and keeps a clear vision so she can help clients make decisions and solve problems in an efficient manner. She has compassion combined with a sense of humor that is often needed when involved in the process of moving, organizing and downsizing.
Linda graduated from the University of Maryland and spent twelve years in clinical practice as a dental hygienist until 1988 when she became a full time mom. In her spare time, Linda enjoys relaxing at the beach with her family, reading and exercising to keep fit.
Beverly M. Ciccarone
Beverly is a graduate of Tulane University with a BA degree. Beverly owned FEMME, a women’s contemporary clothing boutique in downtown Baltimore and she has completed Saks Fifth Avenue Training Program in NYC. She also was a Design Coordinator for Exclusive Interim Properties.
Beverly is a Personal Shopper of clothing and home design elements for a select group of clients.
A Mother of 2 wonderful children she enjoys music, gardening, hiking and cooking.
Cacky S. Phipps
Early in her career, Cacky worked for The Peabody Preparatory in Baltimore as a graphic designer. She left Peabody to change to become a full time mom to Emma and Cameron, and began teaching riding lessons to support her own horsey habit. This led to her involvement in the steeplechase industry, where she worked for several Maryland trainers as a groom, assistant trainer and barn manager.
Recently Cacky retired from the horse industry and joined Next Step Baltimore where she is enjoying having clients she can converse with. She finds working with people who really need and appreciate her help most rewarding.
Cacky is a graduate of St. Mary’s College of Maryland.
Jennifer G. Lewis
Jennifer is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her degree in Economics led her to work in the banking industry in Maryland. After ten years working in banking, she decided to stay home and raise her two children, spending her extra time volunteering in the school system. A trip to Nemacolin Resort and Spa was a turning point in her life when she discovered Feng Shui and the benefits to a simple and de-cluttered life. While helping a friend’s parents downsize, she met Sally and decided to join her team. Jennifer is a member of NAPO and is currently taking classes and working towards becoming a Certified Professional Organizer. In her spare time, she enjoys oil painting, needlepoint, yoga and photography.
Published author Beverly Parisi will be spending the coming months optimizing Next Step Baltimore’s technological systems. Her diverse professional background includes education, technology, and media.