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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 delicious gourmet gifts for both business and personal gift giving. Custom gifts are a specialty, 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.

Our website includes an expanding line of 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 awards for some of her gift designs.


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 for the American College of Cardiology 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 doing yoga, hiking the beautiful Virginia trails and reading an exciting psychological thriller.