Alt Team - Nice to meet you! 


Sara Urquhart - Founder, Director, Sponsor Manager

Alt Summit began as a cool, part-time idea and has morphed into a full-time, ever-changing, fabulous brand. Sara is an organizer of chaos. Sara is the managing director of Alt and works directly with all the brands. She has a Master's Degree in emergency management. Sara is married to her awesome husband and has four fabulous teenagers.


Gabrielle Blair - Co-Founder, Content Producer, Art Director

Gabrielle Blair can be found daily at, her design+lifestyle blog that was honored as a Website of the Year by Time Magazine. Before her internet career, Gabrielle was a graphic designer and art director in NYC. Currently, she's living in a treehouse in Oakland with her husband Ben Blair, and their six kids: Ralph, Maude, Olive, Oscar, Betty and Flora June. 


Erin Stanley - Customer Service Director

Erin Stanley works to make sure you get what you need with Alt. When Erin is not answering your emails she can be found in the kitchen whipping up something super scrumptious and probably trendy! As a foodie, she always knows where to grab a bite. Erin is married and is a mom to five kids.


Eden Hensley Silverstein - Social Media Director

Eden Hensley Silverstein is a marketing and community engagement specialist and editor of The Road to The Good Life, a blog about enhancing your life by being grateful for the "haves" instead of lingering on the "wants." There you’ll find personal stories about her life with her husband Cubes and their daughter Gates weaved in with real-life, achievable entertaining tips, recipes, and fashion inspiration.

Kelly Smith - Copywriter

Kelly Smith founded the blog Cloudy Day Gray after her daughter underwent a successful liver transplant at six weeks old. Since then she has been moving forward determined to give, live and love a full life as a mother, wife, and donate life advocate. Her projects have been featured on, Apartment Therapy, and You Are My Fave, among others. 


Melanie Blodgett - Copywriter

Melanie Blodgett is happy to be part of the Alt team for a third year in a row. She writes daily at her blog You Are My Fave - a mix of parties, projects and fave finds. You can also find her work frequently on Babble, Disney Baby and Julep. She currently resides in Denver with her husband Ryan and their jolly baby boy, Beck.