Leah McSweeney……Founder/CEO Married to the Mob
Sophia Chang….. Designer/Illustrator
Danielle Arps…. Interior designer
Leah McSweeney established Married To The Mob in 2004 as one of the first streetwear brands designed by women for women. After using a $75,000 settlement she won from New York Police Department,
McSweeney built her brand around the values of embodying the female perspective of what it’s like to run with the downtown New York scene.
Moving forward to continually disrupt its men’s dominated marketplace, MTTM constantly emerges year after year with highly regarded original collections.
Sophia Chang hails from the borough of Queens, New York.
An avid and energized spirit, active in the art & design community. She works in all mediums of creative matter, from printmaking, apparel, websites, graphic design, illustration, consulting, curation and more.
On her spare time she enjoys frolicking through the park with her dog and giving him unconditional love.
Launching her own eponymous interior-design company in May 2014, Danielle Arps has made a name for herself as the go-to interior designer for New York-based start-ups. Prior to which the talented painter co-founded an art business, Femme and Fellow with the incredible, up and coming, artist Billy Ruiz. She has displayed her uniquely eclectic, yet slightly industrial expertise in the design of high profile start up spaces like Codecademy, Kitchensurfing, Taykey,Memoir, Estimote, Contently, plus digital mainstays like Gilt, to name a mere few. Inspired by her clients and her love of furniture design, Arps has also designed the 'dani lounge' her own line of sound-buffering lounge chairs which resolve a common privacy issue that 'open plan' startup offices face, a kickstarter campaign is in the works.