Our People
Our Principles

Peter Schauben

is based in Atlanta working with key accounts and the Sales Vice Presidents. He brings thirty years of experience in the Gift Industry in regional and national sales management, as well as management and operation of a successful retail store in California. Peter is the founder of Gift for Life, a unified voice for the Gift Industry in the fight against AIDS. He is currently the National Co-Chairperson for Gift for Life.

CEO Phone: (404) 521-0840
Fax: (404) 521-0940

Louise Appelman

in 1978, founded Louise Appelman, Inc., an extremely successful sales organization servicing the state of Florida. Louise's career in the giftware business began in New York at the 225 building in 1974. In 1994 Louise invited Peter Schauben to partner with her in Atlanta to form Appelman Schauben. Louise is President of the company, oversees the backroom operations and is the lead sales contact for selected key accounts.

Principal / President
Phone: (404) 521-0840
Fax: (404) 521-0940

Sales Vice Presidents

Mary Crist

Executive Vice President Sales & Marketing
Division II Sales
Phone: (404) 521-0840 x19
Fax: (404) 521-0940

Diana Blackburn

Vice President Sales & Administration
Division 1 Sales
Phone: (305) 386-1827
Fax: (305) 752-1282

Atlanta Showroom Staff

Alicia Chimento

Showroom Manager
Phone: (404) 521-0840 x10
Fax: (404) 521-0940

Brittany Prince

Operations & Marketing
Phone: (404) 521-0840 x10
Fax: (404) 521-0940

Burke Price

11th Floor Assistant Showroom Manager
Phone: (404) 521-0840 x10
Fax: (404) 521-0940


Elsa Alonso

Key Accounts & Marketing
Phone: (954) 384-1021
Fax: (954) 384-9009

Back Office

Patrick Tallon

Systems Administrator
Phone: (404) 521-0840 x32
Fax: (404) 521-0940
E-mail: patrick.t@appelmanschauben.com

Tracie Johnson

Commissions & Contracts
Phone: (352) 989-4417

Maria Wood

Phone: (305) 608-8609

Michael Joseph

Accounts Payable & Receivable
Phone: (954) 384-1021
Fax: (954) 384-9009

Donald Werkstell

Payroll Specialist
Phone: (817) 721-4676
Fax: (561) 200-4765

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Phone: 404.521.0840  |  1.800.230.1830
Fax: 404.521.0940
40 John Portman Blvd NW,
Ste 1830 & Ste 1127, Atlanta, GA 30303