Meet Arin! She was born and raised in the Portage/Kalamazoo area. She was a nurse in the Emergency Department for severals years and now works as a school nurse for Portage Public Schools. Arin is a dog and cat mom to a black lab named Crew and a cute cat named Mila. She spends her spare time with her friends and family. She loves any environment where she is able to chat and build new relationships.
Arin chose to pursue Lakuna because she am passionate about women empowerment. She's thrilled to support and be a part of a woman-owned business AND empower others by wearing beautiful sleek jewelry.
Tina put down roots in Grand Rapids after falling in love with the west side of the state during her time at Western Michigan University. She teaches 2nd grade and has a passion for working with children. When she’s not teaching, she’s hiking, kayaking, at the beach, creating, or spending time with her beloved pets and family!
Tina enjoys channeling her creativity through various outlets, including jewelry. She not only enjoys Lakuna Links for the linking experience and quality of jewelry, but for the versatility of the jewelry. Whether dressing down or dressing up, our links go with any outfit!
Jessie is a Michigan native, back home from growing the Lakuna Links footprint in Charleston, SC. She has a full time career as a cosmetologist doing lash extensions but when she heard about Lakuna Links she was so excited to bring it to the Charleston area and now continue on in LL's home market!
Outside of work you can find Jessie exploring with her fiancé & 3 dogs as well as traveling to new places with her friends.
What Jessie loves most about Lakuna Links is getting to know more people within the community and bring others together with simple, aesthetic jewelry!
Gretchen was born & raised in the small town of Gaylord, before she ventured down to the west side of the state to start her family. She’s currently a stay at home mom of two boys that loves to stay busy and enjoys meeting new people. Gretchen enjoys shopping, planning events and spending time with friends and family in her spare time. Since building relationships is an important aspect of her life, being a linker is a perfect fit!
Gretchen loves Lakuna Links because it’s timeless. Not to mention, the potential for growth and the ability to support a unique, small business!
Renee is an esthetician, mom of two, new grandma and a wife! The past two years she spent traveling the US in her camper with her husband and two dogs. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and shopping. Throughout the summer she spends most of her time at the lake paddle boarding and kayaking. They love finding new places to explore in the winter.
Lakuna Links is the perfect opportunity for her to socialize and meet new people after settling in northern Michigan, along with making people feel confident in their own skin just by adding a touch of jewelry. And, supporting a woman owned business is an added bonus!
Alisa was born and raised in a small town near Kalamazoo. She is an X-Ray Technologist at a Level One Trauma Hospital. Alisa loves spending her free time golfing, fishing, and shopping. She enjoys traveling to places that she's never been and loves the thrill of new experiences.
After being a customer of Lakuna Links, Alisa quickly realized how beautiful the jewelry is and the impact the linking experience has on people.
Meet Cat! Born and raised in a small town in mid-Michigan where she lives with her husband, 2 kids, and 2 dogs. She works full time in the Human Services Field. Her love of fashion and shopping started in middle school. One of her greatest joys is helping women find that right piece that makes them feel fabulous. In her free time, she enjoys watching her children play sports and traveling especially to Northern Michigan.
Cat chose to pursue Lakuna Links because it is another facet of fashion that she’s very interested in being a part of. She also loves that it’s a woman-owned business and that it provides an additional opportunity to get out and meet new people. And who doesn’t love a timeless piece of jewelry?
Heaven was born and raised in the Metro Detroit area and loves all things Michigan. She runs her own travel agency and works at a non-profit that takes care of retired military working dogs and K-9’s. When not planning vacations for clients or working for K-9’s Heaven can be found in Northern Michigan enjoying the outdoors, hanging in Detroit at an event, or catching a plane to visit a new place. She's energized by people, animals and experiences.
Heaven fell in love with Lakuna Links because she saw the uniqueness in creating this special moment with other humans by giving them a piece of jewelry that creates a memorable experience.
Brittany grew up in and still lives in Southwest Michigan with her husband and three sons. In addition to three busy boys she also has 3 dogs: Mack, Bentley, and Mylo. She attended Western Michigan University and Purdue University and enjoys a career as the director of education for a health care center. She loves time with her family and also enjoys reading, running, and going to concerts!
Brittany is thrilled to be a part of Lakuna Links— she is obsessed with the jewelry, but is even more excited to meet people and to be a part of the excitement that comes with new jewelry and a fun experience!
Emily is a Hastings, Michigan native and a proud Michigan State University graduate with a degree in Finance (Go Green!). Her love for exploration has taken her to over 15 countries and 43 states in the U.S. Recently, she returned from an enriching 8-month stay in London, England, courtesy of her career in finance. When she's not on the move, Emily is often engrossed in a good book, enjoying leisurely walks, or savoring new restaurant experiences with friends and family.
She's excited to be part of Lakuna Links Jewelry, a place where fine craftsmanship meets personal expression. She believes the pieces offered embody enduring quality and limitless style possibilities. Additionally, she feels every interaction with fellow linkers and the LL owners have been marked by warmth and kindness.