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About Us

Bella Vita is a lifestyle and interiors brand with focused intensity on customer experience, quality services, and unique products to make homes and lives more beautiful.

Our Values

1

Character Counts

Our reputation matters more than the bottom line; right is right, wrong is wrong.

2

Excellence in the Ordinary

We are faithful in the little things.

3

Tribe

We expect trust, communication, and growth.

4

Intentional Gifting

We foster relationships by gifting our time and resources.

5

Fear Not

We will not make decisions based on fear.

6

Serve

We will deliver “wow” through service by anticipating customer needs.

7

Family

We balance family and working hard.

8

Never Give Up

We face challenges with unyielding determination.

9

No Gossip

We hand negatives up and positives all around.

10

Self-employed Mentality

We all care and take responsibility like we own the place.

11

Celebrate Success

We give praise where praise is due.

12

Shatter Ceilings

We impose our will on the marketplace.

“Love, love, love this store! It is absolutely gorgeous and they have such a wonderful selection. From pottery to jewelry to bedding, they have it all! Plus, their staff is so helpful! I was looking for a gift and they went above and beyond to suggest things that hadn't even crossed my mind! Thanks for your excellent service and selection!”

Anna - Germantown, TN

"Awesome shopping experience! I really don’t like shopping, but the very nice people at Bella Vita made it so easy :). They helped me find perfect gifts for three of the people on my Christmas list in about 20 minutes. And they wrapped them for me! Love this place!!!"

Jonathan - Memphis, TN

"I always enjoy my time when I come to Bella Vita. Love the friendly people and the beautiful store!"

Sandra - Collierville, TN

"This store is a true gem hidden in the heart of Germantown. They have an awesome collection of gifts, but my favorites are the candles and room fragrances. It was definitely worth my time to stop in and check out their beautiful shop. The staff was very friendly helpful! A+++"

Michael - Memphis, TN

"Such a pleasant shopping experience! They take time with each customer, which is not very common anymore. Will definitely return soon!"

Vickie - Germantown, TN

"We live out of state and only get to visit a few times a year--we absolutely LOVE Bella Vita and their precious ladies. Several even recognize us from our visits. My husband makes it a point to place a big BV order for his clients each year simply because we have such an excellent experience with them. Thanks for your excellent customer service and thoughtfulness!"

Jonathan - Kentucky

'This place is great!'

John Smith - Jupiter, FL

Meet the Tribe

It's high time you got to know us beyond our names

The Owners

Stephanie
Owner

Owner, visionary, and the girl in charge, I’ve owned Bella Vita since 2001! You can usually find me in the store checking on customers, employees, shipments and everything in between. When I’m not at Bella Vita, I love squeezing in a little extra time with my two munchkins, Sage and Steele. You can contact me directly at stephanie@shopbellavita.com.

Brent
Owner / Partner

A wearer of many hats, Brent is the co-owner and reason you are reading our website right now. He manages our web office, works with our software vendors, and handles all things tech. He ensures that our store and site stays up and running, both smoothly and effectively on a daily basis. When he’s technical wheels aren’t turning, he enjoys spending quality time with Stephanie and their kiddos, Sage and Steele.

The Memphis Team

Emry
OPERATIONS MANAGER

As operations manager, Emry helps to ensure that everything at our store and warehouse is running smoothly. Her love of organization and personal shopping certainly comes in handy with helping our customers find the perfect gifts or additions to their homes. When she’s not on the sales floor, you can find her running our social media account, hanging with family, or enjoying the outdoors.

Lee Karen
VISUALS MANAGER

There’s a reason our store is the most beautiful on the block, and it’s all down to this girl right here! Lee Karen’s keen eye for beauty and her perpetually sunny attitude make her the ultimate visuals guru. When she’s not dreaming up new ways to refresh the store that will make your heart go pitter-patter, you can catch her rooting on her alma mater (Roll Tide!) and spending time with her husband, Bio, and son, Remi.

Laura
PRODUCT MANAGER / ASSISTANT BUYER

Laura is our go-to girl for working with vendors to get products in and on time. A Bella Vita girl since 2012, Laura handles our daily lists of orders, inventory systems, and any special requests that come in. When she’s not searching for new products, this Vols alum can be found binge watching her favorite TV shows and day dreaming of her next beach vacation with her family.

Julie
BRIDAL LEAD

Julie's favorite aspect of working as our bridal registry lead is helping couples select the perfect items for their new home. From dishes they’ll use while entertaining loved ones to bedding that makes their hearts sing, she helps our brides navigate through it all! When she’s not helping our brides with their happily ever after, you can find Juile hanging out with her husband Michael and their sweet pup, Mila.

Catie
ECOMMERCE PRODUCT LEAD

The girl with the answers to all things tech, Catie not only does she upload products to the website but also ensures that everything runs smoothly when a customer browses our website. When she’s not maintaining our website, you can find her refining her calligraphy skills, spending time with her two cats, or most likely singing along to her favorite musical.

Tammy
ACCOUNTANT

Better known as the bookkeeper queen around here, Tammy is who keeps all of our financial plates spinning. We're not sure where we would be without her! When she’s away from the Bella Vita tribe, Tammy can be found outdoors: whether it's hiking, working in her flowerbeds, or even relaxing at Greers Ferry Lake. She also spends time with her poodle pup and enjoys visiting Downtown Memphis.

Jennifer
SALES LEAD

One of our top sales leads and overall favorite person, Jennifer’s big smile and even bigger personality wins the heart of everyone who meets her—which works out well since building relationships with our customers is one of her favorite things! She can’t go a day without avocados, hummus and a big belly laugh. When she’s not with the Bella Vita crew, you can find her spending time with her two twin girls, who make her head spin.

Meredith
INVENTORY ASSISTANT

As Inventory Assistant, Meredith is responsible for placing orders with our vendors for the very special items you've had your eye on. Originally hailing from High Point, North Carolina, this Ole Miss alum loves to spend time with her hubby, Bailey, and sweet little girl, Hensley.

Kellie
SALES

Known as our eager beaver, Kellie, is always ready and willing to help our customers find the perfect gifts for the ones they love! When she's not at Bella Vita, Kellie enjoys working on puzzles, staying active by trail running or playing pickle ball, and spending time with her husband and two kiddos.

Kelsey
ECOMMERCE FULFILLMENT

As our eCommerce Fulfillment Specialist, Kelsey helps prepare and package all of our web orders. She’s a tape master and works hard to ensure that your packages arrive at your doorstep safely and securely. When she’s not knee deep in packaging peanuts, you can find her painting, helping friends and family with interior decorating or walking her dogs with her husband, Ben.

Lorena
INVENTORY COORDINATOR

Working mostly behind the scenes, Lorena helps transfer all of your favorite products from our warehouse to our store. When she’s not driving over a delivery, she is using her Industrial Engineering degree and helping keep track of all of our supplies, so we’ll never run out. When away from the tribe, you can find her hosting friends and family, knitting or searching antique malls for treasures.

Ann
CLAIMS COORDINATOR

A big bundle of joy, Ann helps us mostly behind the scenes sort through orders from our fabulous vendors. When not with the Bella Vita tribe, Ann can be found practicing yoga or spending time with her husband and two girls. Word to the wise, if she ever challenges you to an arm wrestle, respectably decline…she is the reigning champion in her house and can beat anyone!

Shelby
GRAPHIC DESIGN

As our resident graphic designer, Shelby helps make sure our social media always looks its best. When away from the Bella Vita tribe, this native Memphis girl can't go long without getting some snuggles from her sweet babies. They'll even tag along to her art studio, where she creates beautiful paintings. (Like all Bella Vita girls, she's a lover of all things beautiful!)

Alexis
INVENTORY ASSISTANT

As one of our inventory processors, Alexis, helps unbox and prepare all of our products to hit our sales floor. When she’s not unloading a shipment or tagging new items, you can find her enjoying some quality time with her husband and rescue dog or drawing up her latest digital creation.

The Nashville Team

Laurie
SALES\VISUALS

Our resident handy-woman, Laurie, helps make all of our visual dreams come true! From building our amazing shack to helping create merchandise displays, this lady can do it all! When she’s not at Bella Vita, she can be found spending time with her hubby and two dogs, AJ and Piper.

Olivia
ECOMMERCE COORDINATOR

Always willing to lend a helping hand, Olivia works to serve all of our online customers and give them a stellar shopping experience on the other end of the computer. When she's not delivering bridal gifts or packaging up orders, you can find this UT alum cheering on her Vols or diving into a good book.

Open Positions

Do you believe in good customer service? Are you serious about your job? Can you chat it up with total strangers? We're looking for you!

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