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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 gifts for both business and personal gift giving. And you enjoy free shipping for most gifts on our website, every day (does not include custom orders). Custom gifts are one of our specialties. 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.


We specialize in curating a diverse mix of delightful gifts from casual to high-end. We source delectable gourmet foods and unique gift items in support of local artisans, small businesses across the U.S. and national brands.


A few of our gifts, especially those containing wine, are produced at one of our partner companies in CA, MA or TX.  Our Capital Collection gifts 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. Originally from New Jersey, she moved to DC to attend Howard University and never left. She works full time managing Annual Meeting operations for a large medical association in Washington, DC. She also works part time as a licensed tour guide. Designing gift baskets has been one of her favorite activities for many years and she enjoys being able to bring a little sunshine into the lives of others. She is an active member of industry associations and has won award designs for her gifts.



Nicole Trammell | Special Projects Director

Nicole received a bachelor's degree in Communications from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA.  Nicole spent 7 years working for a logistics company in Kenilworth, NJ. Some of her favorite things to do include traveling, singing helping others learning new things and being a part of anything creative.



Katie Hollis, CMP | Social Media Director

Katie attended the George Washington University where she earned her Bachelor's of Business Administration with a minor in Communications.  Katie works full time as an event logistics specialist in Washington, DC.  She has a love for all things social media! Katie grew up and still resides in Bethesda, MD. She enjoys spending time with her horse and her dog, and running half marathons, photography, dining out and exploring all the area has to offer.


Lauren Leake, CMP | Marketing & Communications Director

Lauren is a Certified Meeting Planner who specializes in logistics and enjoys creating custom food and beverage orders to make an event memorable for attendees. Lauren plans well over 100 events per 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.