Get to know our amazing team!
Lindsay Rando, Owner of Bobbles & Lace
Lindsay is a wife, mother of 2 young boys, and owner of Bobbles and Lace.
She grew up in Marblehead…where she opened B&L over 10 years ago with her aunt Valerie White.
Lindsay has worked in many facets of the fashion industry…including publishing, styling, modeling.
She describes her personal style as modern and minimal with a hint of sexy.
Lindsay believes fashion should be fun and a direct expression of who you are and where you want to go.
Johanna Perates, District Manager
Jojo grew up in Peabody MA, where she still lives and is probably never leaving :)
Her retail career started in college, working part time at Nordstrom, while pursuing a degree in Finance and Accounting.
Shortly after, a former co-worker introduced her to B&L and she quickly
discovered that was where she belonged! Jojo's personal style is best described as sexy!
Day to day, she lives in ripped jeans and a body suit,
but loves a fitted sexy dress and always a plunging neckline!
Katie Palumbo, Visual Director
Katie began her retail career after graduating from Johnson and Wales university
with a bachelors degree in Visual merchandising and retail marketing.
Prior to Bobbles, she was a Merchandising Manager for one of the Marshalls locations.
She has been with Bobbles and Lace for 3 years , and spends her week traveling to all 6 of our stores creating ways to keep the stores looking fresh!
Her personal style is urban chic aka sweatpants hair tie chillin in a sneaker!
Samantha Freni, Media/PR Director
Sam grew up in Groveland, Ma but now lives right outside of Boston. Her retail career began at age 17
but she has always had a love for fashion and trends since she was little!
Sam went on to become the Assistant Department Manager for the BP, Savvy,
Top Shop, and Trend Accessories departments at Nordstrom.
Her B&L journey started in the stores, but discovered her love of ecommerce and social media
with the help of Lindsay and Jojo which landed her in the B&L headquarters where she is today!
Her personal style is edgy sporty looks, but sometimes surprises
everyone and wears something super girly and colorful!
Crystal Gordon, Logistics Director
Crystal grew up in Swampscott, Ma. She started working retail at age 17 and continued through
college. Crystal then went on to work in the real estate industry for 10 years
while also working in the Bobbles HQ. Crystal now works exclusively at the Bobbles
HQ keeping things running behind the scenes. Her personal style is trendy athleisure
during the day but also like a glam night out sexy look.
Hayley Gambardella, Director Of Merchandise
Hayley grew up in Swampscott, Ma and she loved it so much her and her husband moved there to
raise their own family! Hayley holds a bachelor's degree in Fashion Merchandising and has worked in
retail since she was 16, from Marshalls to Nordstrom to Bobbles! Outside of work she is considered
the personal stylist to all her friends! Her personal style is evolving, she gravitates toward classic
pieces that can be worn multiple ways. Hayley is a big fan of a black ripped skinny jean, a classic
pointed toe pump, a lace bodysuit, and a third piece such as a trench or leather jacket for date nights
or girls night out!
Sarah Fischer, Marketing Director
Sarah grew up in Marblehead, Ma. She went to Quinnipiac University where she got her
bachelor's degree in Marketing in 2013. She currently lives in Boston, Ma.
Sarah was one of the first models used for Bobbles and she continued to shoot with
us while working at a Boston-based advertising company (Connelly Partners)
over the past 5+ years. Throughout the years, Sarah has gotten to know
and loveeverything the Bobbles brand stands for.
Her personal style is a hybrid of boho and classic, cute but comfy!
Laura Caouette, Andover Lead Stylist
Laura grew up in North Reading, and it is where she met her husband.
Where they stayed to raise their 3 kids! She's had a love for fashion and
retail as long as she can remember. Laura was a Personal Stylist
for JCrew for 11 years and enjoys making people look and feel their best!
Her personal style is Classic, with a few touches of current trends!
Courtney Seymour, Boston Lead Stylist
Courtney is from North Andover, Ma. She got a bachelor degree at Fisher College
in business management, with a concentration in fashion merch.
She has also worked at Forever 21 as an assistant manager.
Courtney's loves unique pieces and neutral colors, but also has a girly girl style.
Hannah Lopez, Marblehead Lead Stylist
Hannah grew up in Rowley, Ma but now lives on Revere Beach. Hannah started her career
at Nordstrom as an intern in the retail management program. She then went on to
become a sales specialists working in the jewelry, BP, trend, and hand bag departments.
Hannah decided she wanted to see the business side of fashion so she pursued
her career at the TJX Companies for almost 3 years where she became a buyer's assistant
in Home Goods and then moved over to product development where she learned
all about the design side of clothing. Which eventually lead her to Bobbles!
Hannah's personal style is boho chic. She loves anything with fringe or tassels but
is not afraid to rock a LBD with a statement earring.
Emily Albertini, Portsmouth Lead Stylist
Emily grew up in Temple, New Hampshire. At age 19 she started working at a high end
boutique in Tahoe, CA where her boss told her "this is your niche, this is what you were born to
do" and she has been chasing those words ever since! After moving back to the east coast she
has spent the last 8 years managing, buying, and merchandising the Denimrack until she
started working Bobbles! Her everyday style is polished, feminine, and sleek. She lives for a
pair of jeans, fun playful pieces, and a great pair of shoes!
Courtney Carpenter, Wellesley Lead Stylist
IG: @carpenter_co & @bobbledin_wellesley
Courtney grew up in North Andover, Ma but recently moved to Newton, Ma
which inspired her to join the B&L team! She has always taken an interest in fashion
and is excited to share her first retail experience with B&L!
Courtney's everyday style includes jeans, neutrals, and classic jewelry but she will
occasionally add in a pump or statement piece!
Micayla Peppe, Andover Senior Stylist
Micayla has been with the company since 2018. She is the mom of two young boys, and grew up in
Melrose where she married her middle school sweetheart. She has had a love for fashion since high school
where she won best dressed and feels the need to maintain that. Micayla has worked in many retail stores and
was the Sales Manager for a hotel the last six years. Micayla would describe her personal style as sexy,
girly, and always pairs everything with a pump!
Hilary Whelan, Marblehead Senior Stylist
Hilary grew up in Swampscott and currently lives in Nahant. Hilary went to school for Fashion
Merchandising where she went on to start her career in fashion at Nordstrom. After that she
began merchandising for websites for other large companies. Hilary's style is always changing!
She loves a pair of vans but also a designer bag, so she is always balancing getting glammed up
and everyday street style.
Savanna White, Boston & Wellesley Senior Stylist
IG: @savannarebecca_ & @bobbledin_wellesley
Savanna is from Portsmouth, NH but currently lives in East Boston.
She graduated from Lasell College with a major in Fashion Merchandising and Retail Management and a minor in Event Management.
Savanna started working retail with B&L as an intern but has always had a love for fashion!
Her personal styled is simple but stylish. She loves a pair of jeans and bodysuit but also lives
for a good jumpsuit!
Katie Matthias, Make Up Artist
Katie grew up in Lynn, Ma and now lives in Salem. She specializes in artistry and
skincare. Katie has over 16 years of experience in wedding makeup, photography makeup, and
retail cosmetics. She is our go to for all of our web shoots and look books, as well as when we
need our makeup done outside of Bobbles!