Meet The Team

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  • Jenny Neuger

    Jenny NeugerJenny is the founder and owner of Southern Comforts Consignments. She and her husband Dennis share their home with their dog Oliver. Dennis and Jenny both enjoy spending time with their 4 grandsons. Collecting and bargain shopping have been a passion of Jenny’s for most of her life, beginning with her grandmother who put Jenny on the path of hunting treasures from an early age. Her passion became something that she wanted to share with others, thus the opening of Southern Comforts Consignments in Dunwoody, Georgia in 2003. Southern Comforts second location opened in Alpharetta in 2008, followed by Roswell in 2010 and East Cobb in 2015. Jenny’s business acumen and sense of style, along with her spirit have made Southern Comforts into the warm and inviting place that people love to frequent. She subscribes to the adage that “the joy is in the treasure hunt”.

  • Patricia Nail

    Patricia NallPatricia has been a resident of the Atlanta area for over 40 years and in Dunwoody since 1998. She has raised two kids, a daughter and a son. She is the proud grandparent of two lovely girls: Reese and Alix, who are the apples of GG’s eye!! Patricia is very active in her condo community, organizing socials and doing administrative work. She also is another of our avid readers. And as for cooking, her favorite thing to make for dinner is reservations! Patricia has been with Southern Comforts since 2007 and says the variety of working at Southern Comforts is what she finds the most interesting. Every day brings new people and new experiences, which is very rewarding for Patricia.

  • Jane Goodbread

    IMG_8092Jane has lived in Sandy Springs since her arrival on the Atlanta scene in 1996. She retired from Xerox Corp. after a 30 year career in customer service. She spent those years relocating around the country in various assignments, so is pleased to be in Atlanta permanently. Jane spends her free time focusing on family and spending time with her sister, brother, nieces and nephew. She has been a member of the Southern Comforts family since 2009 and finds the consignment business fascinating. Jane loves the way in which consignment contributes to reuse and recycle while bringing happiness to people selling their things and those finding bargains for their homes. Her background and experience in customer service is a real asset to our Southern Comforts team.

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    Jill Snipes

    Jill SnipesJill and Tom Snipes have been residents of the Dunwoody community since 1994. Jill’s 32 years as a flight attendant gave her a wonderful background of skills and experiences in dealing with people. She joined us at Southern Comforts 7 years ago and brought that great experience to our business. She has two “furry” kids, her dogs Maddy and Max. Jill has family and friends in California, Texas, Colorado and Arizona. She enjoys visiting her loved ones as much as possible! She is a skilled decorator with a real eye for color and pattern and uses that to keep our Dunwoody, Alpharetta and Roswell stores looking great! Jill loves the camaraderie she has found here in our family of coworkers, consignors and customers. She also finds great delight in seeing the varying tastes in decorating that come into the store. To Jill, the lifetime of friendships she has found at Southern Comforts is a true blessing.

  • Kathy Christman

    Kathy ChristmanKathy and her husband Marshall have been back in Atlanta since 1998 and are currently residing in Alpharetta. Kathy is a Georgia girl, having grown up in Dublin. She has three lovely daughters: Sara, Jenny and Amanda, and is close to the empty nest as her youngest just graduated from high school. Kathy’s Dad is retired Air Force, so she has traveled a lot and was actually born in Japan. {She’s also very proud of her Dad having been in the first wave on D Day.} Kathy’s interests include horseback riding, her book club and spending time at her beach condo in Florida. Kathy joined Southern Comforts in 2008 to assist in opening the Alpharetta store. She loves the whole process of consignment – from working with her colleagues to helping consignors sell their things and using her decorating skills.

  • Dawn Conley

    Dawn ConleyDawn and her husband Mike are long time Atlanta area residents, having raised their children Jason and Alison here. Currently living in Roswell, Dawn dotes on Carsyn and Riley, her two granddaughters. Dawn is a versatile person who loves to sew, read and participate in her church group. She’s also our resident healthy eating guru and makes the best granola in the world!! Dawn’s passion for decor and home furnishings made Southern Comforts the perfect spot for her to land two years ago. Dawn loves the joy of watching shoppers get a great buy and consignors parting with their things knowing they will go to a good place. And, she counts her coworkers as a great blessing.

  • Cindy Norten

    Cindy NortenCindy and Mike Norten, along with their son Matthew, have resided in the Dunwoody community for over 20 years. Originally from Illinois, Cindy had a 28 year career as a flight attendant for United Airlines. Cindy has been with us since we opened the Dunwoody store in 2003 and her skills and experience have been invaluable to our business. In her spare time, you can find Cindy on the golf course – frustrating her opponents with her excellence. Just check the Dunwoody Country Club tournament trophies and you will find her name many times over! She is also a talented piano player, which is another favorite past time. Her joyful spirit and varied talents are real assets to us. Cindy’s love of people makes Southern Comforts perfect for her to interact with the customers, consignors and coworkers. She’s also grateful for the close proximity to home, as she spent so many years commuting with the airline!

  • Rosemary Hamacher

    Rosemary HamacherRosemary and her husband Jim have been in Dunwoody for since 2002 and are the proud parents of one boy and three girls. She is Grandma Rose to 11 wonderful grandkids. Originally from Michigan, Rosemary and Jim came to Atlanta from Birmingham. Rosemary consigned her furniture with us as she began to decorate her new home and eventually, became a permanent part of our family. She was the first member of our Dunwoody staff, having joined us in 2003 to help us with all that goes into a store opening. She brings a wealth of talent to our team. Rosemary’s interests are “junking” and redoing furniture. She loves all aspects of design and decorating. Rosemary’s favorite part of working at Southern Comforts is the people – customers, consignors and coworkers. Rosemary also brings a flair for decorating and assists us in keeping the store looking great. We rely on her skills, dedication and commitment to serving our customers and consignors everyday.

  • Jennifer

    Jennifer PetritzJennifer is a long time resident of Dunwoody. She even attended the original Dunwoody Elementary School! She has the great joy of raising her three daughters in the same house in which she grew up! Jennifer has a degree in Horticulture. She has previously worked in public gardens including the Atlanta Botanical Garden as well as the Atlanta History Center. In her free time she enjoys reading, traveling abroad, cooking for her family and of course gardening!

  • Jim Langley

    Jim LangleyLike many of our Southern Comforts employees, Jim was first a loyal customer! He was encouraged by Laura Maxwell to join the team, and the rest is history! Jim has spent the majority of his life in the south, having been born and raised in South Carolina and except for a five year period he spent working in New Jersey, he’s been a lifelong southerner. Jim is now retired from At&t/Lucent and spends his free time with his loving family members Jane, Bob and the star of the show: Charley, his beloved pup! His favorite hobbies include cooking gourmet dishes and traveling abroad. Jim is well liked at Southern Comforts by coworkers and customers alike.

  • Mary Shiver

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  • Fran Haynes

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  • Donna Duffle

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  • Amber Woodward

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  • Jean Hays

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  • Linda Wolfe

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Behind The Scenes

  • Michael Warren

    Michael WarrenMike is an integral part of our warehouse team, as he oversees much of the furniture that comes and goes at our Roswell location. He’s a fun loving guy with a somewhat serious side, having been a former Marine. In his free time, Mike enjoys playing pool and cooking! Mike is always ready to lend a helping hand to customers and coworkers alike.

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