CHANDLER, Ariz., Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chrissy Weems co-founded Origami Owl in 2010 with her then 14-year-old daughter Bella Weems, out of their home. Now, in celebration of the company's five-year, milestone anniversary, Weems has been named the new acting CEO of Origami Owl.
"I'm committed to getting back to the basics of what made this company so successful. People first. Creating a ripple effect of good. Lead with intention," says Chrissy Weems. "This is about making a difference in the lives of others and I'm am so excited about the future of this company.
Weems is the driving force behind the company's energetic, heart-filled brand and culture. With experience in beauty, interior design and art, Chrissy's visionary spirit and expertise constantly inspire innovation within the Origami Owl brand and its customizable, meaningful jewelry. Her passion and commitment to being a Force for Good has led to explosive growth in the company's field leadership, sales and charitable donations to dozens of worthwhile organizations every year on behalf of Origami Owl. She has been married for more than 25 wonderful years to her husband, Warren, and is the mother of five children, residing in Gilbert, Arizona.
In addition to energizing the company's thousands of independent jewelry distributors – called "Designers" – Weems is focused on growing its unique Owlette program, created to provide youth, ages 11-17, an opportunity to work alongside a parent who is an Origami Owl Designer to sharpen their entrepreneurial and leadership skills while growing their confidence.
"We believe the youth are our future and we are committed to giving them the tools they need to be successful," says Weems. "The Origami Owl Owlette program will move to the forefront once again as we achieve our goal to inspire the youth of the world, develop young entrepreneurs, and connect with them in meaningful ways."
Origami Owl, a custom jewelry company was founded in 2010 by then 14-year-old Founder Bella Weems who had a simple dream to own a car once she turned 16. She created a line of meaningful jewelry, including signature Living Lockets which can be customized with charms to tell a personal story. Fast-forward seven years and Origami Owl, a global social selling company and Inc. Hire Power Award recipient, is fulfilling its mission to be a Force For Good. Visit https://www.origamiowl.com to learn more!