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Jamie Garrott — Founder and Chief Curator

Jamie was born in Little Rock, AR.  She attended Rhodes College in Memphis, TN and graduated with a BA in English.  She moved to Dallas, TX in 1997 to work for Nicole Miller in their wholesale showroom at the Dallas Market Center.  After working in wholesale sales, both corporately and in multi-line showrooms, she opened Colletta Showroom in 2005. 


Astrological sign: Sagittarius
Cocktail crush: Bloody Mary
Favorite food: Tex-mex
Currently binge watching: Big Little Lies
In my spare time, you will find me: on the side of a baseball field
Words to live by: It took a brave man to eat the first oyster
Guilty splurge: Key lime pie from Stein’s Bakery
Favorite vacation spot: Anyplace close to an ocean

 
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Franchesca Teresa Valforte — Road Warrior and Sales

A Dallas native,  Franchesca went to school at Texas Tech University and studied Retail Management with a minor in Business/ Apparel Design and Manufacturing. She is obsessed with fashion, the latest trends, and calls Colletta home!


Astrological sign: Libra
Cocktail crush: Moscow Mule
Favorite food: PIZZA
Currently binge watching: Riverdale
In my spare time, you will find me: Outside by a body of water
Words to live by: You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take
Guilty splurge: Chocolate
Favorite vacation spot: Edinburgh, Scotland

 
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Olivia Ann Robinson — Road Warrior and Sales

Olivia grew up in Jackson, Mississippi, and has always loved traveling and meeting new people. She graduated from the University of Mississippi with a B.B.A specializing in marketing in 2016 and moved to Dallas to join the Colletta family!

Astrological sign: Scorpio
Cocktail crush: Cosmo
Favorite food: Cheese
Currently binge watching: The Leftovers
In my spare time, you will find me: near the bar haha
Words to live by: Might as well
Guilty splurge: Shoes
Favorite vacation spot: anywhere with a beach

 
 
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Ashley Garcia — Money Maestro

Ashley was born in  Bristol, Texas, just south of Dallas. She is happily married and has a son, Ranger Garcia. They LOVE living out in the country.  She has been with the Colletta family for almost 6 years now and loves working with the Colletta team.

 

Astrological sign: Leo
Cocktail crush: Spicy Bloody Mary!
Favorite food: Any kind of potato!
Currently binge watching: Does watching my child count? That is all. 
In my spare time, you will find me: On the lake
Words to live by: Take time to do what makes your soul happy
Guilty splurge: Ice Cream!
Favorite vacation spot: A beach… any beach

 
 
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Adelaide James — Order Ambassador

Adelaide grew up in Baton Rouge, LA. She attended LSU, where she received her degree in Fashion Merchandising. Adelaide completed her summer internship with Colletta in the summer of 2015 and loved it so much she decided to start full time in August of 2016. 

Astrological sign: Libra
Cocktail crush: Sacerac
Favorite food: Macaroni and cheese
Currently binge watching: Hand maids Tale
In my spare time, you will find me: sleeping
Words to live by: You can never over dressed or overeducated
Guilty splurge: shopping
Favorite vacation spot: The mountains

 

 
 
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Katie O'Rear — VP of Misc

Katie was born and raised in Dallas, TX.  She attended Texas Tech where she graduated with a BA in Business Marketing and minored in fashion merchandising.  She came to work at Colletta Showroom in 2010 and hasn’t looked back since.

Astrological sign: Pisces
Cocktail crush: Martini
Favorite food: Mexican
Currently binge watching: Nothing!
In my spare time, you will find me: sitting on a patio drinking
Words to live by: hakuna matata
Guilty splurge: shopping
Favorite vacation spot: Colorado