Who We Are

In today’s fast-paced world, we understand that people and businesses are busier than ever.  That is why we created Savvy Services.  Located in Portland, Oregon, we are a boutique concierge & personal assistant service who can help you streamline and organize everything from daily chores to a dinner party.  We build relationships with our clients – from busy professionals, to on-the-go families, to travelers – to anticipate their needs and cater to their personal preferences.

Savvy Services – Founder
Carolyn Allen
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A former resident of Pennsylvania, and a well-traveled woman otherwise, Carolyn Allen has called Portland home since 2008.

Carolyn thrives on helping others and brings over three decades of expertise in the service industry, holding positions such as Nurses Aid, Travel Agent, Assistant Manager for banquets at county clubs, nanny and Office manager. Once an EMT, Carolyn’s passion for serving others has helped shape her career and led to the creation of Savvy Services.

We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.    —  Winston Churchill

Her interests include the care and maintenance of both fresh and saltwater fish tanks along with helping out on several fish websites as an advisor and administrator.  She currently maintains a home in NW Portland with a husband and a cat.

Savvy Services – Chief Marketing Officer
Ainslie Allen
Ainslie Allen - Photo

Ainslie has a talent for aligning the day to day offerings of Savvy Services with the power of Social Media. While still in school, Ainslie is assisting her Aunt Carolyn pursue internet marketing by taking charge in the ever changing social media landscape.

Ainslie is a very talented athlete who plays tennis, field hockey and ice hockey while continuing her education and living in Maine.