Francesca Manisco is an experienced, multilingual professional organizer with an international background and clientèle.

Born in London and educated in New York and Rome, she has lived in New York since 1980. For over ten years

Ms. Manisco was a radio and television producer for the Italian Radio and Television (RAI) and for the United Nations radio programs. She has also worked for numerous American and Italian firms as a consultant.

In 1987 her personal passion for gastronomy led her to open a successful restaurant in Manhattan that served the finest Italian cuisine and catered for private parties. She contributed a chapter on regional Italian Food which was published in "All Italy: The Book of Everything Italian."


Ship Shape Organizers, the company she founded in 1999, specializes in tailoring organizing services to the specific needs of each client, assessed during a preliminary in-depth interview.

The emphasis is on providing the best, most efficient and cost-effective support that the client needs.

The services the company offers are many. For businesses, Ship Shape offers setting up, streamlining and maintenance of office systems, paper management, tax preparation, bookkeeping and space management.

For the home, Ship Shape offers complete re-organization of houses and apartments of any size.


Ms. Manisco is a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers,

and the National Study Group on Chronic Disorganization.

Photo © Francesca Magnani, 2005