Image consultant and expert in face analysis, Cris Alves has created her own method to join the two areas and offer to customers a higher performance of their visual identity. By raising the face as the most important element in the entire personal image, she has revolutionized the manner in which image consultants have acted in Brazil, where she is recognized as one of the national leading specialists and references in image consulting. She has taught vocational training based on her methodology to images consultants and other professionals from the field of beauty.
Founder and CEO of Carolina Bejar Company, Carolina is one of the four Certified Image Professionals in Mexico and Latin America. She is also a Certified Coach by the International Coaching Federation. Carolina possess a strong educational background leveraging kinesthetic teaching methods. Carolina’s Train-the-Trainer program teaches and prepares other image professionals to reach AICI CIC Certification. Her teaching method ESTIMA (acronym for “Assertive Image Strategies” in Spanish) has demonstrated through eight years of experience tangible and measurable results in the creation of professional image consultants. This method has resulted in a 100% exam approval rate of her students. Carolina has received AICI’s Rising Star Award, Member of the Year Award, and Excellence Award for Contribution. She is also the co-founder of the Guadalajara AICI Chapter, which during her term achieved the AICI’s Philanthropic Award.
Catherine Bell, AICI CIP, is a dynamic, international trainer, author and President of PRIME Impressions. She worked 21 years as a fashion designer before opening her business in 1994, where she delivers corporate seminars and assists individual clients with the ABCs of image. Catherine is frequently quoted in international media and is author of Managing Your Image Potential (featured on the CIC reading list). Her newest book is Empower Your Presence: How to Build True Wealth with your Personal Brand and Image. She has served on the International Board, numerous committees, and received the AICI Award of Excellence in Education.
With a critical and precise focus on the appearance, behavior, non-verbal communication and personal branding of executives and professionals, Ilana Berenholc has carried out a successful career since 1994. As head of Ilana Berenholc Image Consulting, a pioneer and leader in this segment of business in Brazil, Ilana became a leader in the image market in her country while achieving international recognition. She advises executives on image management, helping them in their transformation and ascension process. Ilana is also an educator, teaching innovative training programs for image consultants in Brazil and the Middle East.
Delby Bragais, AICI CIP, is an award-winning fashion designer, certified image consultant, inspiring workshop leader and author. She is the President of the North Road Image & Fashion Group. From a business solely devoted to changing looks, she has evolved to focus on changing lives through the creation of an image training and consultancy division, Image Designers International, where she leads customized workshops and speaks on image strategy, personal change and people branding. A cum laude graduate of the University of the Philippines, she holds a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) degree from the same university and has a reputation for balancing creativity and commerce. She is the author of the book "The Purple Pig Wears Red Lipstick: 8 Steps to a Personal Brand Makeover for Impact, Influence & Incredible Income.”
Sarah Brummitt, AICI CIP, is a Fellow of the Federation of Image Professionals International, a published author, a qualified Executive Coach, an international speaker and a pioneer in the field of image. Her business is exclusively focused on corporates and her clientele are mainly global brands. Over the past 11 years, Sarah has worked with over 15,000 professional men and women and she has trained image professionals in the UK and Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Sarah believes that our image services represent the strategic differentiator for leaders today and that the corporate market represents a lucrative and abundant business opportunity.
Karen Brunger, AICI CIP, is President of International Image Institute Inc. An international Past President of AICI, she served eight years on the international board, including four years as VP Education. Karen is a recipient of the Award of Excellence, has coached top consultants in the industry, and has facilitated thousands through her transformational, holistic processes. Karen was certified as a Holographic Repatterning practitioner, and teaches a system of energy shifting. With over three decades in the image industry, her systems and products are in over 78 countries, she has conducted training on 5 continents, and has authored numerous books.. We invite you to visit her website: imageinstitute.com
Lilian Bustamante, IITTI Latin America Ambassador, also AICI VP Human Resources, has an MBA from the Catholic University of Chile, worked at IBM Chile in the Marketing, Strategy and PC Sales area where she obtained the top sales awards. In 2005 Lilian Bustamante received her 'Certified Image Professional' through the AICI, being the first Latin-American certified by AICI.
Patrick Chun, Executive Director of IITTI, and CEO of Greenwood Canada, an education group providing educational software. In the mid 2000's, Patrick led Greenwood into closing a sale to a multinational company. Subsequently, Patrick helped found IITTI in order to set a global standard in corporate image and etiquette. IITTI is now a strategic partner of AICI.
Sue Currie is a personal branding specialist, speaker and author who inspires others to communicate and build a brand that has impact and influence. Sue is the founder and leading light behind Shine Academy, providing professional development, and Shine Agency, providing personal branding and PR services. Sue believes that successful PR, those relationships with your public, is built through every encounter and impression you make. It is with this philosophy that Sue founded her company to help people stand out through verbal and visual communication so they achieve ultimate success. Sue Currie has worked with individuals and businesses on their personal and professional brands for over 20 years. From fashion model and TV presenter to Vice President of PR and Communications, Sue’s whole career has been about helping others to enhance image and build the reputation and recognition to shine.
Sue Donnelly, AICI CIP, is a Life Member, Fellow and former President of the Federation of Image Professionals International, founder of the Association of Stylists and Image Professionals and Master Facilitator of Fashion Feng Shui® and the 2015 recipient of the Jane Segerstrom Award. A coach, international facilitator, speaker, author, TV expert and columnist, she has recently returned from delivering training to Mexican academics. Sue works in a holistic way with individuals and image professionals wishing to extend their boundaries. In her world, one size does NOT fit all, including how we serve our clients.
Stacy Flynn, CEO and Co-Founder, is a textile and apparel specialist with an MBA in Sustainable Systems and a BS in Textile Development and Marketing. Over the past 20 years she developed a diverse background working with both start-ups and large multi-national corporations. She is a global systems specialist with an intimate understanding of global textile and apparel supply chains. Throughout her career, Stacy has developed several large scale programs from concept to in-store implementation and deployed micro programs for start-ups. She specializes in materials reuse to reduce waste and the negative environmental impact of fabrics and garments. She is a future-state visionary who is not confined by current reality limitations when a global imperative must be met. Stacy believes and lives by the notion that the ideas and intentional actions of a single individual have the power to change the world for the better.
Rosario Galindo, AICI CIP, is professionally certified and internationally qualified in image, make-up and personal growth. She has a degree in speech therapy and emotional intelligence. She graduated as an esthetician in 1991 and specialized as Cosmiatra (SEC) in Valencia, Spain. Founded in 1990, Armonia Y Estilo has performed hundreds of image consultations and has trained many advisors of image and makeup artist professionals. She is the author of four books: Women... Harmony and Style, As They See You, They Treat You (with versions for women and men) and Loving in Poetry. She also produced the DVD 33 Ways to Wear Scarves. She has given lectures and classes around the world (United States, Moscow, Paris, Argentina, Chile).
International Image Consultant and Professional Fashion Designer; Certified Image Master by AICI (Association of Image Consultants International); Author of “Logra tu mejor imagen…mujer” book punblished by Editorial Trillas; Profesional Political Image Consultant, has coached many candidates and their campaigns in Mexico and other countries; Has formed Image Consultants in many countries, some of which are Germany, France, Spain, United States, Mexico, Central and South America.; Director and founder of Garbbez Consulting Group, a company specializing in Personal Image, Political Image, Corporate Image. Somo of Garbez´s clients are, Palacio de Hierro, Tec de Monterrey, H.Stern, Nutrisa, CMIC Jalisco and many more. garbbezconsulting.com
Sarah Hathorn, AICI CIM, is an internationally-distinguished executive coach, corporate consultant, and keynote speaker. The Founding CEO of Illustra Consulting and the Illustra Business School, she coaches and develops leaders from 36 different countries. One of only 13 people in the world to earn the Certified Image Master designation, Sarah has trained 100s of international image consultants. A former Fortune 100 senior executive for Macy 's, she also served as a Master Trainer with the London Image Institute and ImageAsia. Her tips, insights, and advice have been cited by publications including Forbes, the New York Times, and Money Magazine.
Popularly known as Ms. O, Olen Juarez-Lim has been inspiring and empowering individuals and organizations for over a decade that seek to develop a competitive and profitable advantage by delivering dynamic training programs in image management, professional presence, civility, business etiquette, international protocol and customer service. President of OJL Consulting, she has a double degree. She chaired several leadership positions in AICI and is a recipient of the prestigious Jane Segerstrom International Award. A former model, beauty editor and columnist, her influence has transcended to the mass media, as a segment host for Unang Hirit and brand and style consultant for news and public affairs on GMA 7. Ms. O’s engaging charm and personality, depth of experience and knowledge, and her passion for the industry cements her status as the most prominent consultant of image development programs in the Philippines today.
With a doctoral degree in Image Management Education, Dr. Hyeri Kim is the only International Image Master in Korea, an accreditation approved by the London Guild and the Federation of Image Professionals International (FIPI). As a trainer, Dr. Kim educates consultants on the fundamentals of image consulting for successful appearances including custom color analysis, makeup, silhouette analysis, and style.
Eva Koeck-Eripek, AICI CIM, has been an image consultant for over 27 years and is the CEO of Image Institut Austria and Image Product. She has trained more than 700 image consultants and is president of the Association for Image Consulting Austria. She works as a speaker and trainer for successful people, celebrities and companies in Europe. For 14 years, she has had her own style show on TV and gives more than 300 speeches and seminars every year. Eva is the IMMIE Award Winner 2012.
With over a decade of experience training image and colour consultants, the co-creator of an innovative 18 directional tonal colour system, a successful consulting business, Imogen Lamport AICI CIP has served on both local and international AICI Boards. Imogen is the author of Inside Out Style blog which has millions of readers each year enabling her to take advantage of the internet to create sustainable and successful income streams that work for her day and night and even when she’s on holiday.
Yan Liang is a published author, educational trainer, President and Founder of IDEO Image with offices in New York, Shanghai and Dalian in China. President and Founder of AICI China Shanghai Chapter, Yan Liang is a pioneer who introduced the “image management” concept among the Chinese communities in the metropolitan area of New York and a leader of the image industry in Mainland China. She is the first consultant from Mainland China who received CIP designation and CEU trainer qualification. Liang has served as President of AICI Beijing Chapter, Secretary of AICI International Board, and she is currently serving on the AICI International Board as VP Business Development. Liang is the author of three published books and lives in New York, travelling frequently between the United States and China.
Ann Lindsay is a Managing Partner and 7-year Personal Stylist for J Hilburn Men’s Custom Clothier. 3-time Rewards Trip Winner, Lexus Car Program Leader, Top 50 Company-wide seller, and Team Leader for over 60 Stylists up to 6 levels deep, many of whom have won top awards in the company. Ann is also a AICI Certified Image Consultant; her company, Style of Success, has two divisions, each with a gender focus. Both provide personal image consultations, closet clearing and analysis, and personal shopping services. Ann is a speaker and trainer for J Hilburn, AICI, as well as internationally known organizations such as Aetna Insurance and Yale University. She is the author of three books, The Men’s Interview Advantage, How to Create Positive Influence with Anyone Anytime and The Men’s Dating Advantage.
Brian Lipstein, AICI CIC, is the founder of Henry A. Davidsen, a company providing image consulting and traditional custom and made-to-measure garments for men in Philadelphia. Brian has pioneered the merging of these two disciplines to create a high-touch, high-service business based around educating and empowering clients. With over 10 years in business and having served on AICI's international board of directors, Brian is positioned as one of the foremost experts in menswear today.
Fernanda Luchesi is the Pro Style Coach Founder. She has a Public Relations Bachelor of Arts, a post-graduate degree in Marketing, and an Expert in Image Consulting by NY Fashion Institute of Technology, Image Resource Center of NY and by Carol Davidson. She studied at Franklin Covey, branding at ESPM (Brazil) and fashion production. She is also a Coach by the Brazilian Coach Society (SBC). She has worked for multinational companies such as Thomson Reuters and Edwards Lifesciences as a marketing expert. She has been a speaker for Coca-Cola, P&G, Albert Einstein Hospital, Schneider Electric, Teresa Perez, Ericsson, and Estee Lauder, among others. She has participated in interviews and articles for magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire and Elle. She is co-author of the online program Você + Top, and author of other online courses such as Power Image 3.0 and Look Good While Spending Little. Having traveled to more than 30 countries and having a multicultural vision makes her work and creativity easier! Most of her work is with executive women who want to boost their confidence to gain better opportunities in their company and lead their team. She also does business marketing coaching and mentoring.
Bernice Maldonado is the Founder of Vero & Provato, a women’s clothing line based out of Los Angeles that designs clothing around women’s body types. Bernice applies her corporate background and expertise in image consulting to design clothing that compliments a woman’s body type and busy lifestyle. Prior to starting Vero & Provato, she held various roles advising senior management and executives in designing and implementing strategy, marketing, HR and change management initiatives. Bernice holds an MBA from the University of California Irvine and a Bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of California Riverside. Additionally, she holds certifications in Image Consulting, Human Resources Management, Project Management, Lean Six Sigma and Business Analysis.
Lynne, President of London Image Institute and industry leader, has served twice as International President of AICI. Industry award winner, Master level consultant, keynote speaker, transformational coach, author and trainer of trainers, she has consulted with Fortune 500 organizations and high-profile individuals on corporate and personal branding for over 25 years. London Image Institute, offering courses in foundation and advanced image, executive development and personal branding, has become one of the most established and respected companies authorized by AICI, with centers in the United Kingdom, the United States and Asia (with the Academy of Image Mastery). Lynne is known and in demand worldwide for her in-depth approach to image consulting training. She has been featured in Time, Forbes, Business Week, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, Elle, Woman’s Day, Glamour and countless other publications, as well as radio and television. She is co-author of the industry best-seller The Perfect Fit: How to Start an Image Consulting Business and author of Skinny Bits: Wisdom for a Flourishing Image Business.
One of 13 Certified Image Masters (CIM) worldwide, Carla Mathis provides image consulting for individuals & groups in the USA and internationally. Her book, The Triumph of Individual Style, used in design schools in the US and abroad has been called the ‘bible’ of the personal image industry. Carla is co-founder and instructor of the Style Core Institute and has trained a network of stylists from around the world.
Clare Maxfield, AICI CIP, is an inspiring and entertaining image consultant. Clare is a past AICI International board member, twice president of the Melbourne Chapter and a founding member of the Melbourne Chapter in 2003. Clare is the only Australian to be honored with the AICI Jane Segerstrom Award and is the author of six image books that are sold around the world. Clare runs her own consultancy, Clare Maxfield International, as well as a make-up range, Maxfield Cosmetics, and has joined Image Innovators in bringing a wealth of knowledge to aspiring image consultants, encouraging, supporting and guiding them on their journey.
Zakiya Mills-Francois is a multi-talented, soul-driven entrepreneur, recognized among her peers (and mentors) as being insightful and ahead of the curve. At just 35 years of age, Zakiya has already emerged as the powerhouse behind several successful brands and approaches life with a sense of purpose, hope, optimism and future-mindedness. She currently spends most of her business time coaching and consulting entrepreneurs, so they too can build their own successful and sustainable businesses.
Gail Morgan, AICI CIC, has been working in the image and retail industry for most of her adult life with numerous holiday jobs whilst studying, over 5 years’ experience on a graduate retail management programme and 25 years as an image consultant and trainer. She also worked for the John Lewis Partnership as a Consultant Fashion Advisor for a number of years, helping them to set up their personal shopping service. She has been President of FIPI and an Assessor for the Masters Award as well as developing and presenting various image consultant training programmes through her training company Study in Style Training. She runs an online Personal Shopper course, looking in detail at all aspects of the job role, the industry, and marketing based on her experience.
Raul Nava Salazar is founder of Comunicacion en Imagen, an image consulting company that provides a variety of services in the image field. He is a London Image Institute graduate and holds an AICI CIC Certification. Currently the secretary and treasurer for Mexico City Chapter, he has more than 10 years of experience helping individuals and enterprises to accelerate their potential and achieve their goals through image workshops, courses and personal consultations. His passion for technology has driven him to collaborate in some projects involving image consulting. He is a promoter of the MyOutfie platform, currently the only known collaborative styling app.
Dr. Carol Parker Walsh, AICI CIC, is an award-winning, sought-after speaker, trainer, and two-time #1 best-selling author. She regularly appears on local morning talk show AM Northwest, writes a monthly column for the Vancouver Business Journal, and is the local image expert for The Oregonian newspaper. Carol has a reach of over 10,000 on Facebook, is one of 20 licensed FFS practitioners in the US, and holds a JD and PhD. She utilizes her expertise as an attorney, management consultant, professor, social psychologist, and dean to serve her clients. Carol is currently President of AICI SFBA Chapter.
Alyce Parsons is a founding member of the image consulting profession. Starting in San Francisco in the early '80s, Alyce helped name the profession and wrote an article, “Image Consulting, A Noble Profession”. Serving as San Francisco President twice, Alyce was the first co-director of AICI and along with founders from New York and San Francisco, created AICI in 1990. Alyce has developed timeless, foundational tools of the trade for the industry in proportion, style and holistic image consulting. Inspired by a vision of image consulting as a force for transformation that advances the potential in individuals and businesses, Alyce is a style trailblazer and visionary. Her Universal Style textbooks, considered the gold standard of style systems, have been used since 1990 at FIT and Parsons School of Design. She has trained image consultants in the U.S., Asia, Canada, Australia, South America and Mexico, offering AICI continuing education units.
With a background encompassing all things fashion including product design, retail management, and creative direction, Shanna Pecoraro, AICI CIP, is a sought-after color and style expert and premium image and etiquette consultant. Shanna holds the Color Specialist and Image Consulting Certificate from the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). With more than 20 years of experience in fashion design, styling, retail management, and sales she has accumulated many hats into a color analysis toolkit for students of all levels, The Pocket Color Compass: Steps to Your Best Coloring (2013). Shanna has conducted educational seminars of varying lengths and to varied audiences. Over the past decade, training sessions have been conducted for clubs, associations, schools, Fortune 500 companies and individual consultants and stylists.
Cindy Ann Peterson, B.S., AICI CIC, is a designer and award-winning international image consultant in the Washington, DC, area specializing in fashion, image transformation, and education for a broad base of clients. Peterson is an author, as well as radio and television spokesperson on custom sewing, civility, and posture, and received her degree in Apparel, Textiles and Design and Business from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. She is certified in Image Consulting from the Fashion Institute of Technology and Universal Style. A former tailor-on-call to President Clinton during the APEC Conference in 1994, she has been featured by Vogue Bridal, Simplicity, McCall’s, Country Living, Oprah, International Posture Institute and World News.
Audrey Quek Ai Woon, AICI CIP, has been an image consultant since 2004 with experience backed by her own success in achieving the pinnacle of style and beauty from coveted beauty queen titles: Ms. Singapore World 1999, Ms. World Fuqing 2000, Most Beautiful Mum 2007 and Mrs. Singapore World 2008. She is currently the Immediate Past President of AICI Singapore Chapter 2015-17. She is also an entrepreneur, fashion designer/stylist, corporate trainer and experienced pageant coach/organizer.
Judith Rasband, AICI CIM, is a university image educator, author, columnist, consultant, stylist, and speaker. CEO of the Conselle Institute of Image Management, Judith is a passionate image industry icon recognized for her advancements in the field. She has received the image industry's highest IMMIE Award for Education. Author of the best-selling Fabulous Fit 2nd Edition and Fitting & Alteration NEW 3rd Edition, the bible in fit books treating soc-psych in dress, visual design, fitting, and wardrobing, Judith is cited for accuracy and innovation, landing her on Oprah, GMA, and Today. Judith has served as AICI V.P. Marketing, Advanced Education, and Ethics chair.
Ann Reinten, AICI CIP, has been an image consultant for over 35 years. In 1995 she founded her own company which today is known as Image Innovators. Ann has created many style and color products for men and women including My Private Stylist and Men of Style. Her products are sold in over 14 countries to over 400 image consultants by 3 master license holders. In 2010 Ann was awarded AICI's highest award, an IMMIE for product Innovation. Over the last two and a half years Ann has teamed up with a start-up company to revolutionize the way women shop and get styling advice online via the website PretaStyler. This ambitious project is now in its second phase of development and is planned to be rolled out in the second half of 2016. If all goes according to plan, the addition of image consultant services will be launched on the site in 2017. Ann is also the author of the popular weekly blog, Style Clinic.
Howard is going to present on how we can use the topics of sustainable fashion and authentic beauty within our marketing to be both global ambassadors and bring attention to the image profession.
Global ambassador for authentic beauty, Mindy will present on why and how she founded 'Runway of Dreams', where she sees it going in the future, and how we can help.
Coca Sevilla is certified in High Impact Presentations by Dale Carnegie Training – New York. She is currently VP of Marketing on the International Board of Directors of AICI Global and President of AICI Mexico City Chapter. Coca has over 18 years of experience as an Image Consultant and is the founder of the Alterego Image Agency. She has given public and professional image consultations to individuals, executives, businesspeople, politicians and political candidates. She graduated from the Universidad de las Américas Puebla with honorific mention and obtained a Master’s degree in marketing in Utrecht, Netherlands. She has managed the public image for Modelo Group brands such as Corona Extra, Negra Modelo, Pacífica Clara and Modelo Especial, among others. Coca Sevilla participates in different media in the image sector, performing political and business analysis. She has a radio program, “The Impact of your Image.”
Dr. Elizabeth Weinstein has owned and successfully operated her consulting practice, Elizabeth Weinstein and Associates, Inc. for 27 years. Liz has four decades of experience collaborating with organizations on strategic planning, leadership, and team development, and designing and delivering customized training programs. For the last nine years, Liz has been honored to work with Association of Image Consultants International members. As the AICI CEU Administrator for more than eight years, Liz has worked with many talented and dedicated CEU Providers.
Jacqueline Whitmore is one of America's foremost experts in business and social etiquette. She is the founder of The Protocol School of Palm Beach and the author of two bestselling books, Business Class: Etiquette Essentials for Success at Work and Poised for Success (China's #1 etiquette book). She is the most widely quoted etiquette expert in the world and her tips have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Glamour, US News and World Report, Cosmopolitan, Women's Health, and O the Oprah Magazine, to name a few. She is a frequent guest on television news shows including CNN, Fox News, CNBC and HLN.
Denise is one of Taiwan’s foremost experts in color. She is the founder and president of Image MBA Image Consulting Center and AICI Taiwan Central Chapter. She is certified the highest-level color certificate of AFT (All Japan Fashion Teachers) and is a certified instructor of JPCA (Japan Personal Color Association), two of the most popular color certificates in Japan. She is also the author of three image-related books, What EMBA Didn’t Tell About Your Image, Dress Tall, Slim, and Beautiful, and 20 Tips to Become a Fashion Lady. Denise is devoted to promoting the accurate concept of understanding color.
Ferial Youakim has founded nonprofit organizations and businesses around the world. She was honored with the National Health and Medical Research Council’s National Gold Volunteer Award for Australia. She has been a sought-after image consultant since 1986 on four continents, focusing her work on strengthening the self-value of clients around the U.S., Middle East, Australia and Asia. Ferial is the founder and director of ByFERIAL, an international image consulting firm, and an author and motivational speaker. She is the Australian National Director for the International Pageant and the Vice President for The Humanity Project, running programs for school kids who in turn will help other kids, their peers, to overcome bullying, prevent distracted driving and encourage feelings of self-value.