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. 


Jenny Batt - Alt Channel Director and Blog Editor

Jenny Batt is a mom of two boys, the editor of Hank + Hunt, tutorial maven, content provider, decorations designer and director of the Alt Channel. Since officially starting production of DIYs in January 2011, she has been seen on iVillage, Apartment Therapy, Real Simple, The Crafts Dept., Better Homes and Gardens, Babble, Mollie Makes, Buzzfeed and Good Housekeeping.


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. 


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.

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Kersey Campbell - Assistant Blog Manager

Kersey Campbell writes daily on her blog Ardor where she creates fun and simple DIYs and shares snippets of life with her husband Preston and their son Elliott as well as the things they love. Kersey’s craftiness has been featured on sites like BabbleApartment Therapy and Modern Parents Messy Kids to name a few.