Emily Ley is the founder of Simplified®️- a brand of planners and organizational tools for busy women. Raised in Pensacola, Florida, Emily graduated from the University of West Florida with degrees in English and Public Administration. She worked in nonprofit management and public relations before launching her brand in 2008. Following the success found at its online home — EmilyLey.com, Emily’s brand quickly grew to be carried in over 800 retail outlets across the United States and around the world. In late 2016, however, Emily’s team decided to simplify and get back to what they loved most: creating
In late 2016, however, Emily’s team decided to simplify and get back to what they loved most: creating community around their online shop — growing the brand by 30%.
Emily has been featured in Forbes, Family Circle, Better Homes and Gardens, Glamour, Good Housekeeping, and HGTV.com. She has been recognized with numerous awards, including Best New Product at the National Stationery Show as well as Top 10 Designers to Watch by Stationery Trends Magazine. Emily is the author of national bestselling books, “Grace, Not perfection: Embracing Simplicity”, “Chasing Joy” and “A Simplified Life: Tactical Tools for Intentional Living.”
Now as an author, business-woman, wife and mama to three, Emily lives in Pensacola, Florida with her husband, Bryan, and their son Brady (7), and twins Tyler and Caroline (3).