Whitney

Big Rocks’ Founder, Certified Professional Organizer® + Rightsizing Coach

She/Her

The number one word that friends, family, and clients use to describe Whitney is “calm.” She and her team will assist you in a gentle yet efficient manner, at your own pace.

Prior to starting Big Rocks Organizing LLC in 2015, Whitney was a paralegal in business and real estate law.

Whitney Zeigler, Owner of Big Rocks Organizing in Portland Oregon and Certified Professional Organizer

She also advocated for crime victims for 15 years at various organizations, including the University of Oregon, Washington County District Attorney’s Office, and the United Nations in Thailand. A native of Beaverton, Oregon, Whitney earned a BA in Studio Art from Scripps College (Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and an MA from the University of Oregon in International Studies. She also studied abroad in Heidelberg, Germany.

In her spare time, Whitney loves traveling, camping, gardening, and hiking with her wife and two dogs.  A big roller derby fan, she volunteered as a skating official for various local roller derby leagues for over five years.

Whitney is a Certified Professional Organizer® (CPO®) and the former director of professional development for the Oregon Chapter of the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO). She is also a member of the National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM). Whitney follows both organizations’ Codes of Ethics. She holds NAPO specialist certificates in Life Transitions, Residential Organizing, and Workplace Productivity.  Whitney is also working toward certification as a Certified Organizer Coach through the Coach Approach for Organizers program from Denslow Brown.

Click here to learn more about Whitney’s journey toward becoming a professional organizer. Also, check out this podcast where Whitney shares her story of coming out as LGBTQIA+ later in life and her heart for service.