WB Family

Michelle Katz ,  Co-Owner of The White Butterfly

20130207_1350411    Michelle is an attorney and The White Butterfly is her passionate hobby.  It is a dream come true for her.  Michelle  loves to find new and exciting products to bring to the store thereby creating her vision of a wonderful shopping experience. Michelle lives in Freehold Township with her husband, 4 daughters and her Goldendoodle, Lily.


Michael Kafton ,  Co-Owner  of The White Butterfly

IMG_1035    Mike oversees all aspects of the business operations at The White Butterfly and was very instrumental in the re-model construction project.   He seeks out many of the unique products that ultimately find their way to the shelves at The White Butterfly.  Mike was born and raised in Jackson and is now raising his three sons here.


Marie Kinney, Manager at The White Butterfly

10130207_104255    Marie has been managing The White Butterfly’s day to day operations for over six years and is responsible for all the beautiful displays of merchandise in the store. Marie has been in retail for many years and her experience shows at The White Butterfly.  Marie’s passion for excellent customer service has resulted in her customers becoming personal friends.  She has the special talent of helping customer’s choose the perfect gift or something special for themselves.  Whether you are looking for a gift, beads, clothing or some other unique item, Marie has the knack for finding just the right thing.  Marie, a Jersey native, lives in Howell with her boyfriend of 16 years.


Judy Kasperavicius, White Butterfly Sales Associate

20130204_171242-1    Judy Kasperavicius has been working at The White Butterfly for almost two years. Judy loves to help you pick out just the right gift for that someone special or a treat for yourself.  She is great at matching clothing, jewelry and purses to give you a complete look or at helping you choose the best serving platter for your special occasion.  Her knowledge of Trollbeads is only superseded by her enthusiasm for telling the story behind each bead. If you have a question about Trollbeads or Chamilia, Judy surely knows the answer or can find out where to get the answer. She is “in-the-know” on this front. (And she has the most amazing personal collection of bracelets, necklaces, and anything else bead related). Judy is also a native of Jersey and has a grown son and a loving husband. They live here in Jackson and are parishioners at St. Al’s.



Wendy Kern, White Butterfly Sales Associate

WendyWendy Kern came on board at The White Butterfly in time for the Holiday rush of 2013 and quickly became a valued part of our family.  A true Jersey Girl, Wendy loves (and looks fabulous in) all things leopard.  She has a passion and a knack for home decorating and believes that finding unique pieces to add to any house brings a personality and a life that will take a house and make it a home.

Her favorite thing to help people shop for is accessories!! The right jewelry, purse or scarf can transform any outfit from ordinary to extraordinary.  You will always find Wendy wearing something she has purchased from The White Butterfly. From Gingersnaps to Lottie Dottie’s to Brighton & Alex and Ani, when it comes to The White Butterfly Collection she is not only an employee but a loyal customer.  She lives in Jackson with her husband and their two beautiful daughters.



Earl Guilfoyle, Groundskeeper Extraordinairre

P10208191    Earl is an essential part of the day to day operations at The White Butterfly and we have him to thank for keeping our Paris scene looking so beautiful! He is efficient at any  task given him, particularly heavy-moving, landscaping, upkeep of the property and any projects that require a man’s strength, especially amidst all the women here at the WB! Earl lives locally with his large Irish Doodle, “Casablanca” and is a valuable part of the WB family.


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