About Us

Creating experiences is our passion.

"People will forgot what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget the way you made them feel" ~Maya Angelou.


Capital Gift Baskets, Inc. is your resource for fresh, modern gourmet gifts for both business and personal gift giving. Custom gifts are a specialty. Please contact us for a no-obligation quote. Let us help you formulate a gifting strategy for keeping loyal customers, thanking referrals, developing new prospects or rewarding employees.

Many of our gifts are produced at our fulfillment company in Phoenix, AZ, so be sure to note shipping dates when you check out. We can help you with gifts that need to be delivered in the DC area within 24-48 hours. Review our Gift Delivery National 24 and Locally Sourced categories to see what gifts are readily available.

Our  locally sourced gifts which include food and non-food items from local artisans, chefs and businesses in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia.

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Lauri Williamson, CMP, CGD | Owner

Lauri is a Certified Meeting Planner and a Certified Gift Designer who enjoys a variety of activities, including road biking, line dancing and travelling. She works full time planning logistics for a national association, and has planned meetings from 10-100,000 attendees for such organizations as the American Society of Association Executives, the National Association of Broadcasters and Hyatt Hotels and Resorts.  Designing gift baskets has been one of her favorite activities for many years, and she established Capital Gift Baskets, Inc. in 2015.  She is an active member of industry associations and has won gift design awards.


Katie Hollis | Social Media Director

Katie attended the George Washington University where she earned her Bachelor's of Business Administration and a minor in Communications. Katie works full time as an event logistics specialist in Washington, DC. She has excellent attention to detail and love for all things social media! Katie has grown up and currently lives in Bethesda, MD. She enjoys spending time with her horse and her dog, running half marathons, going out to eat and trying new activities. 


Lauren Goldstein, CMP | Marketing & Communications Director

Lauren is a Certified Meeting Planner that specializes in custom food & beverage orders that make an event memorable for attendees. She plans well over 100 events a year that range in size from 20 – 20,000 guests. In her spare time, Lauren loves yoga, hiking the beautiful Virginia trails and reading an exciting psychological thriller.