Heather Lee Managing Editor
Heather joined Minted in 2014 after living in New York City for eight years. There, she worked at Brides magazine as senior style editor, covering wedding cakes, flowers, and stationery (which is how she was first introduced to Minted, way back in 2008 when the company first launched!). In addition to running Julep, Heather is a freelance writer, event planner, and florist.
Annie Clark Creative Director
Annie spends her day at Minted doing creative things, heading up the marketing design team, and being a key ‘brand muse’ for the company’s founder. When not designing, she can be found exploring San Francisco with her dog Lolita by her side, looking for the next best place to eat.
Olivia Kanaley Stylist and Photographer
Olivia is a stylist and photographer at Minted. She joined the company in 2012 and is legendary in the office for her picture-perfect bows (learn her technique right here!). Olivia loves coming up with creative, original craft projects for Julep (some of her favorites: here and here). Outside of the office, she enjoys exploring the Bay Area and all things holiday-related.
Jessi Gilbert Stylist and Photographer
The newest member of our creative team, Jessi comes to us by way of Michigan and Savannah, where she studied photography at SCAD before moving to California. On the weekends, you can find her scouring local thrift shops and estate sales, as well as hiking in the East Bay with her boyfriend and dog Buster.
Mariam Naficy Founder
Mariam founded Minted in 2007, just after her daughter was born. She manages Minted’s brand and all things visual at the company, including Minted’s product lines, and creates new businesses for the company. She is the consummate shopper, having grown up overseas searching through markets and bazaars to find treasure. Mariam loves entertaining and finding simple ways to balance motherhood with style.
Kelli Hall Event Stylist
Kelli is a Minted community designer who lives in Atlanta and spends her days sketching, working on design projects, and dreaming up new ideas for parties. When she’s not designing, she’s fawning over her favorite cat, Frank, chasing after her toddler and spending time with her family.
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