The Phoenix Team

We are a dedicated team of young adults looking for an opportunity to give objects new life in new homes, discouraging throwaway culture, and giving back. We are excited to encourage a more environmentally sustainable way to shop at a good price point.

Payne Edington

Chief Operating Officer

– IT Director, The Potomack Company Auctions
– Former U.S. Navy Nuclear Reactor Operator
Volgenau Graduate School of Engineering, George Mason University

Isabelle Craner

 Head Of Collections

– Assistant Fine Art cataloger and researcher, The Potomack Company Auctions
– B.A. King’s College London, thesis Isabelle d’Este

Mackie Wainstein

 Business Initiatives and Marketing

– Apprentice, The Potomack Company Auctions Decorative Arts Team
– McDonough School of Business and Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University

Emma Cullen

Head of Fashion Department

– Macy’s, Saks Fifth Avenue and Moda Operandi, buying offices
– Manager of vintage fashion store
– B.A. New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology

Frederick La Violette

Cataloger, Modern and Contemporary Art

– Formerly worked in Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Department in New York
– B.A. University of Pennsylvania

Sergio Salcines

 Head of Photography and Inventory Control 

– Formerly in construction business
– Westfield High School