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Donna Cowan CPO®

Donna Cowan is the owner of Cowan & Company Professional Organizing in San Diego, California. An expert at helping clients improve their management of space, time, projects and information, Donna has developed and perfected her skills through a board range of experiences spanning several careers and continents.

For nearly 30 years, Donna used her inherent and learned abilities while working for others. Her career featured roles as diverse as buyer in the fashion industry to executive assistant and office management. In every position she held, Donna's natural aptitude for identifying areas that could benefit from change led to increased productivity. Consistently singled out as the definitive source for solutions, Donna realized that she wanted to bring her skills to a broader cross-section of the community. Her precise attention to detail and her profound interest in helping others led to a career in Professional Organizing.

A third generation business owner, Donna launched Cowan & Company Professional Organizing in 1995. Since then she has helped countless satisfied clients achieve success in their professional and personal spaces with organized, productive systems tailored to each client's specific needs. Donna helps clients become and stay organized by teaching them how to streamline schedules, arrange spaces for maximum efficiency and use technology more effectively.

Cowan & Company caters to successful professionals in a broad range of environments from corporate offices to residential settings. Whether to educators or executives, physicians or surgeons, retailers or realtors, insurance agencies or investors, home makers or home builders, Donna always offers expert assistance and sensitive support during the challenging yet rewarding process of getting organized.

Throughout her career as a professional organizing consultant, Donna's reputation as a creative and resourceful problem solver has led to numerous media citations. She appeared in live television segments of San Diego Fox 6 News during which she organized the office of a news anchor. Her advice appears in several books on organizing and she has been quoted in numerous magazines and newspapers including Sunset, Woman's Day, Lucky, the Kiplinger Retirement Report, the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Los Angeles Times and the Federal Times in articles on getting and staying organized.

Donna is a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO). She is certified by the Board of Professional Organizers. She is also a member of the Institute for Challenging Disorganization (formerly the National Study Group on Chronic Disorganization) and has attained the following Certificates of Study: Time Management & Productivity; Chronic Disorganization (CD); Basic ADD Issues with the CD Client; Understanding the Needs of the Elderly CD Client; Learning Styles and Modalities.


  • Business - Time Management
  • Business Information Organizing - Paper & Electronic
  • Business Space Organizing - Office - Commercial
  • Business Space Organizing - Office - Home
  • Business Space Organizing - Storage/Warehouse
  • Business Special Populations - ADHD
  • Business Specialized Services - Professional Organizer Coach
  • Business Specialized Services - Virtual Organizing
  • Residential - Time Management
  • Residential Information Organizing - Paper & Electronic
  • Residential Space Organizing - Closet Organizing
  • Residential Space Organizing - Home Office
  • Residential Space Organizing - Kitchens
  • Residential Space Organizing - Other Rooms
  • Residential Special Populations - ADHD
  • Residential Specialized Services - Professional Organizer Coach
  • Residential Specialized Services - Virtual Organizing

  • Contact Information

    CompanyCowan & Company Professional Organizing
    City/Sate/ZipSan Diego, California 92150

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