Lauren Strunk - Owner / CFO (Chief Fashion Officer )
Lauren has been in the fashion wholesale industry for over 20 years, beginning her journey with Ward & Ward at the young age of 17. She graduated from The University of Florida, where she majored in Public Relations.
In addition to her love of fashion and selling Lauren has a MBA and Florida Real Estate license under her belt. Throughout all of these scholastic achievements and other endeavors she remained an active part of Ward & Ward. At the age of 25 she partnered with Victoria Ward and slowly transitioned to be the sole owner.
She has a passion for fashion and can't wait to meet you at the next show!
Jenny Hayes Norat - Showroom Manager / VP of Sales
Jenny has been a part of the Ward & Ward team since 2010. Graduating from the University of Florida in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management. Her formal education and early work experience prepared her for the role of our Showroom Manager, as well as, VP of Sales.
Jenny is our BOSS BABE and she keeps everything running smoothly, if you know her you can't help but love her!!!
Haley Volkmer - Senior Sales Representative / Fashionista
Haley is our senior sales rep, joining our team in 2019. Having previous trade show experience with our showroom in Atlanta as well as working for Mystree in Vegas, it was a natural choice to seek us out for full-time employment after college. She has been an integral part of our team these last few years and I know you've all loved getting to know her!!
Haley is your go to girl for any customer service needs and also handles our in house sales!! She can't wait to work with you!!
Ashley Reese - Sales Rep / Trendsetter
Ashley is flourishing in her new role as a sales rep!! She graduated with a Bachelors in Marketing from Kennesaw State University and besides her love for fashion she is a Purre Barre instructor as well.
She would love to see you on the road! Contact her to schedule your appointment for AL, TN, KY or FL!
Grace Adams - Sales Rep / Babe
Grace is our newest team member!!! Many of you may have had the pleasure of meeting her at our last Atlanta show! She has worked in the fashion industry throughout college not only with us but also interned with America's Mart as a fashion show coordinator. She is back doing what she loves and we are so excited to have her as a part of our dream team!!
Next time you are at the shows please give Grace a big welcome!!!