Meet our Sunshine Staff

About the Sunny & Southern

Founded in 2013 out of a college dorm room, Sunny & Southern has served the local southwest Florida community and beyond for the past five years. Since it’s inception, Sunny & Southern has expanded rapidly, opening a retail store in 2015 and operating multiple production facilities. Our commitment to quality, customer-satisfaction and low-prices has helped Sunny & Southern grow a dedicated following and become a mainstay brand for collegiate Greek life. From apparel to housewares, beach gear to bulk orders, we are your one-stop shop for practically every occasion. Today, Sunny & Southern ships monogrammed and personalized items around the country and world, spreading sunshine and southern hospitality one package at a time!
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Sarajane & Joe

Joe and Sarajane are high school sweethearts and Florida Gulf Coast University Alumni. Joe oversees the marketing and customer service, while Sarajane manages production and new product development. In their spare time, they enjoy traveling.

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Abbey

Marketing Intern

Abbey is from Tampa, FL. She is a senior at FGCU in her last semester majoring in communication with a concentration in public relations and a minor in marketing. She is a member of Phi Mu where she serves as Historian. Fun fact: Abbey used to be a performer at Disney World!

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Elise

Marketing & Boutique Associate

Elise is a junior at Florida Gulf Coast University majoring in Economics, she's a member of the Pi Mu chapter of Chi Omega and is also involved in Student Government and Order of Omega. Elise became involved in Sunny & Southern when she was chosen to be a Brand Rep the first summer of the program and then she was a Campus Rep in fall 2018! Elise was our marketing intern last spring and now works as a marketing associate!

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Haley

Boutique Associate

Haley is a a Senior at FGCU, majoring in Integrated Studies with a minor in Biology. She is a proud member of Phi Mu and serves as Ritual Chairman, but also has a huge spot in her heart for the Panhellenic community as a whole.

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Macie

Marketing Associate

Macie is a junior at Florida Gulf Coast University studying Computer Information Systems with a concentration in computer programming and she is a member of the FGCU Honors college. Macie is an identical twin! She lives in North Naples and loves to kayak.