I am the owner and head balloon stylist behind Young + Wild! I am mom to three sweet kids and married to a bearded man. After leaving my teaching career to stay home with my kids, I needed a creative outlet and started making balloon creations and Young + Wild was born in 2019.
I absolutely love all things pink and donuts ( with sprinkles of course ). I'm known for throwing over the top parties and eating endless amounts of candy! To me, no party is complete without confetti or balloons.
Olivia helps with installs at events! She's a creative with an eye for design and makes every installation picture perfect.
When Olivia isn't installing balloons you can find her enjoying the outdoors with her pup Opal and drinking craft beer.
Jacob is rightfully named as he's in charge of keeping the chaos running smoothly at Young + Wild! His glittering personality and love of color help to lead our team.
When he's not delivering balloon joy, you can find him coaching girls volleyball, turning strangers into friends, snuggling with his 3 ( one-eyed ) pups, or making candles with his fiancé!
Kathy is the resident Young + Wild den mom. She comes to us with over 10,000 hours in volunteer service! Her creative touch brings magic to our balloon installations.
When she's not inflating balloons, you'll find her taking long bike rides, spoiling her loved ones, or cooking up something delicious!
Kristin manages inventory and keeps the HQ running like a well-oiled machine!
When Kristin isn't counting balloons you can find her spending time with her kids or at Ohio State football games!
Katie is the branding mastermind and photographer behind Young + Wild! She created our logo, website, apparel designs, print goods, and pretty much anything cute you've ever seen us have.
When Katie is not creating for us, she is taking pretty photos or creating new recipes for her kids!
Amanda is the Young + Wild sweetheart! Everyone that meets her instantly feels known. She throws the best parties with the most thoughtful details.
When Amanda isn't installing balloons you can find her on a run, exploring Columbus, or spending time with her growing family!
Photo by Jen Brown Photography
Sarah is our free-spirited newbie! She comes to us from New York state and is a great addition to our crew!
In her free time she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends, and puzzling.
Chase is the old soul of the group. Unlike many of our team members, he is logical and grounded in reality.
When he's not improving systems and overseeing production at Young + Wild, you will find him at home, binging a new Netflix series and tending to his house plants.