A Signature Welcome is a gifting company, curating gifts that celebrate™. Founded in 2014 by Lindsay Marko and Emily Slater in Charleston, South Carolina, A Signature Welcome offers gifting services to all domestic and international clients looking for individual or group gifts.
ABOUT THE CO-FOUNDERS
Lindsay Marko and Emily Slater of A Signature Welcome know how to make a great first impression- even on each other. They became fast friends in 2003 on move-in day freshman year at The University of Georgia. Ten years later, both moved to Charleston with a vision. Emily, a wedding magazine veteran and Lindsay, a graduate of New York City’s Parsons The New School for Design and Jimmy Fallon costumes alum, were ready to combine strengths and begin their gifting company, curating gifts that celebrate™.
Lindsay Bissell Marko is Co-Founder of A Signature Welcome. A graduate of the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business and former Terry Young Alumni board member, she started her career in finance. In 2009, she entered graduate school at Parsons the New School for Design and worked for Donna Karan, The Row, and Jimmy Fallon, while spending late nights on a fine jewelry line, Bissell & Blaise. Lindsay brings her excel skills and love for creating beautiful things to A Signature Welcome. In her spare time, she serves on the board of Good Friends of the Lowcountry, enjoys discussing the Enneagram, taking reformer pilates classes, and traveling around the world with her husband.
Emily Howard Slater is Co-Founder of A Signature Welcome. A graduate of the University of Georgia, Emily started her career as a writer and managing editor for a lifestyle magazine. In 2009, she began working in Charleston for a nationally distributed luxury bridal publication where she had the opportunity to work closely with elite wedding professionals as well as fashion icons like Oscar de la Renta and Vera Wang. After working on the editorial side of the wedding industry for nearly a decade, Emily brings her industry knowledge and love for people to A Signature Welcome. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring museums with her family, running, and spending time on Martha's Vineyard.
Rachel Bergan is the Buying and Production Manager of A Signature Welcome. She graduated from the University of South Carolina with a degree in Fashion Merchandising and brings her attention to detail, creativity, and project management skills to A Signature Welcome. A New England native, Rachel started her career in digital marketing in Boston, and has called Charleston home since 2016. In her spare time, she enjoys taking Pure Barre classes, seeking out her favorite new food and drink spots, and going to the beach whenever the weather permits.