SPEAKERS: TOM + AMANDA

Amanda Buhse is Co-Founder of Coal and Canary. Before starting Coal and Canary, Amanda worked as a graphic designer and marketer for companies both large and small. Her passion for graphic design started when she was young with a keen eye and appreciation for creative design. Her enthusiasm mixed with artistic skill led her to work for ad agencies, print houses, and national fashion retailers as lead Art Director. The experience she learned while working for these diverse mix of company's taught her valuable skills that she brings to the table in her role as Co-Founder and Art Director at Coal and Canary each day.

Tom Jansen is the Co-Founder of Coal and Canary. Having a strong passion for anything hand-on and creative, Tom has spent the last four years perfecting the art of candle making, evolving this art into what is now Coal and Canary Candle Company. His experience in candle making and his love for fragrance and it's ability to set a mood has led Tom into the role of production management and scent creation within Coal and Canary.