About Us

About Us

What's on your wishlist?

Wishlisted is a lifestyle platform dedicated to uncovering the best products, services and clever tips that help you live a great life. Whether you’re interested in lavish luxuries, everyday necessities or life hacks – we will entertain, inform, and guide you. Hang with us, and you’ll easily find the perfect gift to impress a loved one, or find help you didn't realize you need in your life.

What We Do

Gift Guides To Love

Gift Guides To Love

We give you the creative gift ideas (even for those who have everything) and you get all of the credit. Shopping for others isn't easy but we've got your back.

Must-Have Products

Must-Have Products

We'll show you products you'll have a hard time resisting — you know when that buy button just shouts your name? Call us presumptuous but we'll guarantee you'll be thanking us later!

Treat Yourself Often

Treat Yourself Often

Whether you would like to indulge in the latest beauty or self care trends or buy comfortable gear for a trip — we hope to inspire you to put yourself self first, often.

Live A Smarter Life

Live A Smarter Life

We will help you live the smart life — from the simplest of life hacks to items that will change your daily routine entirely. You don't know 'til you know!

Meet the Team

Dayne Ford

Dayne Ford

Founder / CEO

Dayne Ford

Dayne Ford

Founder / CEO

Dayne was born in South Africa and spent the early years of his life there before moving to Sarasota, Florida. He founded Strive Media, the parent company of Wishlisted in 2008. He has a lifelong passion for entrepreneurship and eats, sleeps and breathes all things digital. Most of his time at the office is spent furthering the impact of our brand and finding awesome, talented people to join us in our mission.

Shanna Bell Ellis

Shanna Bell Ellis

Content Manager

Shanna Bell Ellis

Shanna Bell Ellis

Content Manager

Shanna graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Advertising. She loves working closely with the talented team of writers here at Wishlisted, brainstorming and creating the most useful, life-enriching content for you to enjoy.

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Mark Jaquith

Mark Jaquith

CTO

Mark Jaquith

Mark Jaquith

CTO

Mark has been building things on the web since the mid-1990s. He oversees all development, architecture, and technology within our company. Fun fact — he passionately hates all code that he wrote more than three months ago.

Megan Ribbens

Megan Ribbens

Managing Editor

Megan Ribbens

Megan Ribbens

Managing Editor

Megan is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with degrees in journalism and psychology. After years in the newsroom, she now uses her skills to lead our editorial team on new strategies for fresh content. She gets her kicks from organizing content calendars and working from home with her daughter.

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Maribeth Snyder

Maribeth Snyder

Content Marketing Manager

Maribeth Snyder

Maribeth Snyder

Content Marketing Manager

Maribeth graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in Marketing in 2016 (GO Knights!) In charge of content marketing, Maribeth is always up to date with the latest social media and marketing trends. She's obsessed with her 3 fur babies and loves a good pun!

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Lauren Gilbride

Lauren Gilbride

Sr. Designer

Lauren Gilbride

Lauren Gilbride

Sr. Designer

Lauren graduated from Illinois State University with a degree in Graphic Design. She has since traveled around the U.S. and gained experience in areas such as User Experience & Web Design. Here at Wishlisted she is the eye behind all things design. When she isn't working she is spending time with her family and spoiling her two Pit Bull pups rotten. 🐾

Alison Atchison

Alison Atchison

Contributing Author

Alison Atchison

Alison Atchison

Contributing Author

Alison graduated from USF Tampa and loves testing gear at home, in the woods, on the water, or in the air. Her home base is in Florida with her family and pets. She's a freelance writer, chaotic good druid, and a proud cheese snob.

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Stefanie Dyga

Stefanie Dyga

Contributing Author

Stefanie Dyga

Stefanie Dyga

Contributing Author

Stefanie is a writer, editor, makeup junkie, and grade-A bookworm who was born and raised in the Midwest. In addition to working at Wishlisted, she is a web producer for a major news outlet in Washington D.C. and lives for the adrenaline that comes with a breaking story. She enjoys poetry, thriller novels, any and all Pokémon games, and taking too many pictures of her cat.

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Noah Holtgraves

Noah Holtgraves

Data Journalist

Noah Holtgraves

Noah Holtgraves

Data Journalist

Born in the Midwestern countryside of Indiana, Noah Holtgrave's upbringing was rustic. Open space and privacy fostered creativity and independent thought. In 2017, Noah moved to Denver after completing a bachelor's in economics from Ball State University. He is currently finishing a master's in journalism entrepreneurship at The University of Colorado Boulder and freelances data journalism. Noah is passionate about local news, U.S. culture and sociopolitics.