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Sola Adelowo, AICI FLC

Sola Adelowo, AICI FLC was raised in Nigeria by grandparents who were community leaders and fabric merchants. After receiving her degree from Wellesley College and working a decade in the corporate world, the lessons learned in youth would lead her to launch her image consultancy, ImageCube LLC. Her clientele includes both individuals and corporations, including Roche Diagnostics and Barnes & Thornburg LLP. Sola has been the fashion-and-image contributor for the Indianapolis-area CBS affiliate (WISH-TV 8) for over 3 years and was a freelance writer for the Indianapolis Business Journal. She is the author of Style Code and can be reached at

Dr. Jennifer Baumgartner

Dr Baumgartner is a clinical psychologist who specializes in the treatment of mood, anxiety, substance use, and psychotic disorders. In addition to her clinical work, she specializes in the psychology of dress, examining internal reasons for external choices. Through her wardrobe consulting business, InsideOut, Dr Baumgartner works with clients to examine how they acquire, store, and organize their clothing as indicators of internal conflicts. She then reworks the outside to prompt changes on the inside.

Dr Baumgartner has authored a book, You Are What You What You Wear: What Your Clothes Reveal About You. Additionally, she offers educational seminars to the fashion industry and is a consistent contributor to national and international media outlets including television, radio, and print. She has written, produced, and served as an on-air host for "A Better You With Dr. Jennifer Baumgartner" (UDC TV). Her work has been regularly featured on Psychology Today, Good Morning America, NPR, The New York Times, Forbes, Women's Wear Daily, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, People, Fox News and the Wall Street Journal.

Sarah Brummitt, AICI CIP

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 an accomplished facilitator with more than 20 years of experience delivering workshops. Her clients are all corporates or working individually with professional men and women. Sarah believes that our image services represent the strategic differentiator for leaders today, and that the corporate market represents a lucrative and abundant opportunity.

Karen Brunger, AICI CIP

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. A recipient of the Award of Excellence, Karen has coached top consultants in the industry, and has facilitated thousands through the transformation process. With over 3 decades in the image industry, her systems and products are in over 70 countries. Karen has authored numerous workbooks and is a contributing writer to Active Magazine.

Wendy Buchanan

Wendy Buchanan is the creative force behind Perceptions Eyewear Inc., the mobile eyewear boutique in Toronto, Canada - a stylish, bold and highly personalized service that’s been helping fashion conscious professionals find the right look since 1997. Wendy is a Image Consultant, Optician and Educator who is passionate when working with people to transform and accessorize their total look with eyewear. Wendy is recognized as a Trailblazing Entrepreneur, winning the Award for Leading Women in Canadian Optical.

Ceci Chalita

Career spans more than 20 years as an image consultant. Participates in various television and radio programs with topics of image, beauty, etiquette and protocol. A columnist for several newspapers and newspaper adviser of Mural. She lectures, workshops, consulting services and courses for doctoral and master’s degrees in the IPADE, postgraduate courses at universities and institutions. Corporate workshops at enterprises and institutions of high level. She is in the process of publishing her first book.

Patrick Chun, Christina Ong, Deborah King, Kimberly Law, Lilian Bustamante, Lynne Marks, Riet de Vlieger

The IITTI (“ET”) group was founded by Patrick Chun, Christina Ong, Deborah King, Kimberly Law, Lilian Bustamante, Lynne Marks, and Riet de Vlieger. They banded together in 2011 to try to solve a common problem with image training for multinationals, and that is, “How can HR train employees in a consistent, measurable way in branch offices across many countries?” In these last four years, they compiled a “standard” on image and etiquette that they can use for their private practices. But more radically, they opened this standard to all qualified image consultants (such as AICI certified members) to benefit the whole industry. They believe, by opening up the standard, the image field can grow to become a mainstream the pie gets bigger and everyone wins bigger.

Come to the “Lunch and Learn” session on the Thursday at the AICI conference to find out how you can reap the benefits to grow your business.

Keiko Couch

Keiko Couch has a Bachelor of Arts degree and is certified in color, style, Feng Shui & Fashion Feng Shui. Having an artist’s eye Keiko is able to spot client’s unique beauty potentials quickly. Keiko is a member of the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI), and a recipient of the organization’s top award. She has authored three color & image books for Japanese women. With 30 years of experiences as an instructor, speaker and consultant on color & style, Keiko is a long time Community Programs Seminar presenter at a local university.

Liciane Diniz-Tonklw, AICI FLC

Lici Diniz, AICI FLC a Brazilian Image Professional, has taught communication through language for over 20 years, aligns culture and Image Consulting in a business congruent to her purpose and talents. She has developed an Image bridge between Brazil and NYC, translating language and culture into style with her clients and Image students. VP of Communication on the NY AICI chapter, her professional certifications include Cambridge University, FIT-NY and the Image Resource Center of NY.


Sue Donnelly, AICI CIP, is a Life Member, Fellow & former President of Federation of Image Professional International, founder of Association of Stylists and Image Professionals and Master Facilitator of Fashion Feng Shui®. A coach, international facilitator, speaker, author, TV expert and columnist, Sue believes we are all unique so don’t have to ˜go along’ with the crowd. In her world one size does NOT fit all, including the way we serve our clients.

Pamela Eyring

Pamela Eyring is the President and owner of The Protocol School of Washington®, the first company to offer business etiquette training and the first and only nationally accredited business etiquette, image and international protocol school in the nation. Armed with nearly three decades of operational protocol and educational development, Ms. Eyring brings in-depth US and international knowledge and skill to the etiquette and protocol industry.

Rosario Galindo, AICI CIP

Rosario Galindo, AICI CIP, started her career in 1982. Rosario has been established since 1990 in Mexico with her own business, Armonia y Estilo, Makeup and Personality Center. Rosario has been a speaker, and she has given conferences and courses around the world and several times in her country. Rosario has written and published four books: the best sellers, Como Te Ven TeTratan for women and for men, with more than 100,000 books sold, and the DVD, 33 Ways to Use the Scarves. Rosario is a certified image consultant and she was the first Mexican to achieve CIP status. She was one of the founders of the AICI Mexico Chapter in 2005.

Sarah Hathorn, AICI CIM

Sarah Hathorn, AICI CIM, CPBS is the CEO of Illustra Consulting and Illustra Business Coaching. A Master Trainer at the London Image Institute and former senior executive for Macy’s, Sarah has 30 years of experience imparting executive presence ABC skills to advance leaders. Her client list includes elite companies and top Fortune 500 executives. Sarah’s advice has also been featured in publications including the New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, Money Magazine and Forbes.

Chunyuan Hu, AICI FLC

Chunyuan Hu, AICI, FLC was the first Image Consultant for man achieved FLC of AICI in China. Is an Image Consultant for man and senior trainer for company nation-wide.; one of funders of Funtry Image Institute. She develop image consulting course for man. 90% students pasted the FLC examination after training by Funtry. Focus on Image Male Marketing from 2005 in China. Have 9 years’ experience; Her clients from China Central Television anchor to Business owners; Served as Vice President of membership from 2008-2012 at Beijing chapter.; Served as Vice President of education from 2012-2014 at Beijing chapter.

Dominique Isbecque, AICI CIP & Founder

Dominique Isbecque, AICI CIP, one of AICI’s founding architects, trains professionals in leadership and image communication strategies worldwide. Through the IRC of NY she provides training and communication tools, mentors consultants worldwide and known as a builder of image businesses. She’s internationally recognized in Brazil, Mexico, Belgium, China and Japan, is the coordinator of the Certificate Program for image consulting at F.I.T. in NYC and is a Certified Strategist® and AICI Past President.

Eva Koeck-Eripek, AICI CIM

Men are an untapped market for Image Consultants, and wrongly so, as most men are looking for assistance and happy to leave the nuances of style, fashion and fit to a professional. The savvy consultant will understand the approach for consulting is different for men than women. Part One details the male as a client; how to market to him, retain him, manage his expectations brilliantly, and help him to invest in your services/products. Part Two is specific to his physique; proper fit, guidelines for proportions, best practices for different body types, how to help him mix and match and understand the nuances of menswear. This interactive session will also help you set up an ongoing income stream that engages him season to season. Double your client base this Fall by adding men to your business.

Imogen Lamport, AICI CIP

Imogen Lamport AICI CIP is an author, blogger, speaker and image trainer with her Academy of Professional Image. With more than a decade as an image consultant she has learned how to take her image knowledge to a global audience.

Yan Liang, AICI CIP

Yan Liang, AICI CIP is a published author, trainer, President and Founder of IDEO Image with offices in New York, Shanghai and Dalian in China. Yan Liang, a pioneer to introduce the image consulting concept among the Chinese communities in the metropolitan area of New York and a leader of image industry in Mainland China. She is the first consultant from Mainland China that received CIP designation and CEU trainer qualification. During 2007 to 2010 Liang was elected as the President of AICI Beijing Chapter, and she is currently serving AICI International Board as Secretary. Liang lives in New York and travels frequently between US and China.

Ann Lindsay

Ann has her own consulting business based in CT, USA. She works with men on a daily basis and is a menswear specialist.

Brian Lipstein, AICI FLC

Brian Lipstein, AICI FLC is the president and founder of Henry A. Davidsen, Master Tailors & Image Consultants in Philadelphia, PA. Upon founding the business, Brian studied tailoring, fit, and pattern creation with a master tailor. As well, Brian studied fabric with industry experts. Brian has built his men’s image and tailoring business to over 1,200 clients. Many of the prominent businessmen in Philadelphia have worked with the company and continue to return each year for more guidance and wardrobe assistance. His business supports many charitable efforts, most significantly raising $90,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in 2014.

Lynne Marks, AICI CIM

President of London Image Institute with centers in Asia, US and UK, Lynne has 25+ years’ experience with organizations like Pacific Dunlop, United Airlines and Coca Cola on branding and coached high level executives on performance improvement. She was featured in Time, Forbes, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNN, Elle, Women’s day, Glamour, Bloomberg among others and Co-author of best-sellers, The Perfect Fit and author of Skinny Bits.

Carla Mathis, AICI CIM

Based in Los Angeles, Carla is author & president/co-founder of Body Beautiful. Her landmark book, The Triumph of Individual Style, has become the ˜bible’ of fashion and image industries. One of 10 Certified Image Masters (CIM) worldwide, Carla consults individuals & groups internationally & USA. Body Beautiful, has a network of 250+ stylists world-wide, who offer highest level of individualized service in our industry using the Body Signature System of Color & Consultation Guides.

Clare Maxfield

Clare Maxfield created the Academy of Professional Image with Imogen Lamport to provide comprehensive and modern image training for a global 21st Century audience. With over a decade as an image consultant in both the corporate and personal arenas, she has developed programs and interactive learning environments. She is an author of a variety of image related books and a creator, alongside Imogen Lamport, of the 18 direction Absolute Colour System and innovative image tools.

Hitomi K. Ohmori, AICI CIM

Hitomi K. Ohmori, AICI CIM is CEO of Ohmori Method Inc., and founder of Ohmori Method Academy. Her client list covers not only Japanese executives from Fortune 100 Companies but world’s leading high-end brands, political parties, and collages also. Her unique training method based on keen global view is highly reputed by diversity teams, women entrepreneurs and executives. Also performs on various TV and radio programs, brought out more than 10 publications so far.

Alyce Parsons, AICI CIP and Founder

As a founding member of the Image profession since 1983, Alyce was the first co-director of AICI. She has developed foundational Tools of the Trade in style, proportion and holistic image consulting. Alyce, an educator, believes our profession is a force for transformation and has authored eight textbooks, including StyleSource. Her Universal Style System is the academic Gold Standard of the industry. Alyce has received the Award of Excellence, IMMIE, Pioneer, Founder, and President Awards.

Joanne Rae, AICI CIP

Jane and Joanne met at an AICI conference in Hawaii and immediately hit it off. Later, at a workshop in Houston, Jane mentioned the idea of creating an image academy and invited Joanne to partner with her. They started developing their courses, and worked with AICI to get the Academy accredited. In 2014, The International Image Academy opened their doors, and the response has been amazing. Both Jane and Joanne love being able to share their vast knowledge and experience of the image consulting business with students who share the same dreams and vision.

Judith Rasband, AICI CIM

Judith Rasband, AICI, CIM is a veteran university image educator, stylist, author, columnist, consultant, and speaker. CEO of the Conselle Institute, Judith is a passionate image industry icon recognized for her advancements in the field. Best-selling textbook author on soc-psych in dress, visual design, fitting, and wardrobing, Judith is cited for “accuracy, innovation, practical applications, high-energy presentations, contagious enthusiasm, and lots of serious fun “landing her on Oprah, GMA, and Today. Judith has served as AICI V.P. Marketing, Advanced Education chair, and Ethics chair.

Howard Roberts

Howard Roberts has worked in UK and US advertising agencies, including Saatchi & Saatchi and now Grey New York. He’s inspired Unilever’s haircare innovation, helped LEGO fuel imaginations, modernized Olay and advised the British Chancellor how to make a real difference to UK family life. He has given talks on branding in UK and US universities, at the Bollywood Awards Week and to Chinese business leaders in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

Catherine Schuller, AICI CIP

Catherine Schuller is considered one of the pioneers of the full figured fashion industry. She became a Ford Model in the 80’s when the industry was still forming and has risen to become the “go-to” person and industry liaison on all things “plus.” She was honored in June 2011 with Icon of the Industry at Full Figured Fashion Week in New York City and named one of the most influential industry leaders in the full figured market. She is a trained film and theatre actress and also became a standup comedienne when she was told at 5’10” and 168 pounds that she was too heavy for the acting world. After years of modeling and commentating, she decided to expand her level of expertise and study the image consulting program at Parsons School of Design. She became a member of AICI (Association of Image Consultants International) in 1993 and achieved professional image consultant status in 2000 with AICI where she served as president of the New York Chapter for two years. Her first venture, Emerging Visions Enterprises (E.V.E.) with fellow image consultant, Suzan Nanfeldt (author of “Plus Style: The Plus Size Guide to Looking Great” published by Penguin/Plume) brought image and style advice specifically dedicated to the plus size market. She followed up with her own best seller and self-published “The Ultimate Plus Size Modeling Guide” helping new models with her Model Maker program to put their best look forward and guide them in their career desires to pursue the field of modeling. She currently teaches a popular Continuing Education course for the Image Department every season for the past four years at Fashion Institute of Technology entitled The Long and the Short of It: Servicing Petites and Plus Client.

Jane Seaman, AICI CIP

Jane and Joanne met at an AICI conference in Hawaii and immediately hit it off. Later, at a workshop in Houston, Jane mentioned the idea of creating an image academy and invited Joanne to partner with her. They started developing their courses, and worked with AICI to get the Academy accredited. In 2014, The International Image Academy opened their doors, and the response has been amazing. Both Jane and Joanne love being able to share their vast knowledge and experience of the image consulting business with students who share the same dreams and vision.

Coca Sevilla, AICI CIP

Coca Sevilla is President of AICI Mexico City Chapter and Vice-president of Communications of AICI Global. She is founder of the Alterego Image Agency and has more than 18 years of experience advising professionals, executives, business people and politicians in professional and public image. Sevilla participates in numerous communication media in the image sector, performing political and professional analysis, and is also a Certified Trainer for Dale Carnegie Training – New York.

Elaine Stoltz, AICI CIM

Elaine Stoltz AICI CIM is the President of Elaine Stoltz Image Consulting. She is a Certified Image Master, calling herself an architect of the body and specializing in nonverbal communication of the individual. Numerous individuals entering the image consulting profession seek Elaine’s mentorship. The Stoltz Image Institute trains students in developing and maintaining a successful personal image consulting business. Elaine has been instrumental in advancing the field of image consulting by serving as International President, Vice President of Certification and Treasurer of AICI.

Elizabeth Weinstein, Ph.D. - Facilitator

Dr. Elizabeth Weinstein, PhD, has owned and successfully operated her consulting practice, Elizabeth Weinstein and Associates, Inc., for 23 years. Liz consults with a variety of business corporations, government agencies and not-for-profit organizations in strategic planning, leadership development, continuous quality improvement, team building and project management. She has facilitated the International Board of Directors’ strategic planning retreat multiple times and became the AICI CEU Administrator five years ago.

Ferial Youakim, AICI CIP

Ferial Youakim, AICI CIP is a highly respected image consultant who’s been in the fashion and image industry since 1986, working in Australia, Middle East, USA. Past President Florida Chapter, Middle East Ambassador and Arabic community Liaison; the VP of Membership. Ferial’s passion and dedication is to inspire and empower others to express themselves, build their business through training, coaching and mentoring on the effective use of Color, Style, Image, Makeup, Wardrobe Planning and Etiquette.

Mirella Zanatta

Experts agree that EP is far more than leadership abilities. The ability to lead is a component. Communication is also a significant skill set and facilitates powerful, interpersonal engagement. EP is clearly multi-faceted. This highly interactive workshop focuses on teaching transferable skills to communicate with confidence and poise. Whether the focus is promotion, team building or leadership, making a positive first impression, gravitas, strong interpersonal communication skills and a professional appearance are all critical components for accessing and enhancing executive presence. Participants learn: - Executive Presence: What it is and what it is not - The EP4 Fundamentals - Ways to increase your Executive Presence - Helping others with their Executive Presence This workshop illustrates how EP will educate our clients so that they are able to look and act appropriately, professionally, and confidently while carrying themselves with poise and class, in any situation.

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