Alex Thomason Final four from the third season of NBC's hit show "The Apprentice"
Alison McCain Fashion stylist @ MACYS
Alvin Williams Alvin was the A&R director of Word records and was head of Music World Gospel (now Sanctuary) owned by Sony/Columbia and was hired by Mathew Knowles, the father of superstar Beyonce. Alvin took Destiny Childs' Michelle Williams to #1 on the Billboard Gospel charts along with "The Fighting Temptations" soundtrack. Alvin is currently the Director of Promotion & Affinity Marketing for Gospel Music Channel.
Andrew Green Writer/Producer for "Jake in Progress" on ABC and was a writer/producer for "Suddenly Susan" on NBC
Bruno Gralpois A seasoned business executive in the High Tech and the Advertising industry, Bruno held marketing leadership positions at Microsoft where he spent a decade and where he received the prestigious Microsoft Marketing Excellence Award from Steve Ballmer, CEO. Bruno also held high level positions in fast growing companies – Clearwire, Avenue A/Razorfish, Visio and DDB where he played a critical role in building successful organizations and driving marketing excellence. Bruno is currently Head of Global Marketing Operations at Visa. He's the author of the best-seller "Agency Mania, Harnessing the Madness of Client/Agency Relationships for High Impact Results" now available in multiple languages and the West Coast chair of the Association of National Advertisers for client and agency relations. Bruno grew up in France, where he graduated from business school. He also holds a MBA in Marketing and International Business and he is a frequent speaker at industry events.
Candace Newton Executive Producer
Cheri Martin Director of Promotions RCA Nashville
Chris Cashman face and host on UPN 11
Curt Kruse Curt is the on-air co-host of "Afternoons with Curt & Corine" on one of Seattle's hottest stations KPLZ-FM / Star 101.5
Dana Daurey was a major recurring Guest Star on NBC's "Providenc" as Heather Tupperman and most recently appeared in the feature film "Bewitched"
Danica Stewart stars on NBC's "Passions" as Jessica Bennett
Danny Putnam Fashion clothing buyer for MACY'S NW
Dawn Robinson Dawn sold over 20 million records, won 12 MTV video music awards, 2 Grammy nominations plus much more as the lead singer of EnVogue.
Dustin-Leigh Seltzer Dustin-Leigh was Miss California 2005 and went on to compete in season 10 (2006) and the All Stars season (2007) of CBS's Award Winning Reality Show "The Amazing Race". She competed with her partner Kandice (former Miss NY). The two were known as the "Beauty Queens" and placed higher than any other all-female team in the history of the Race.
Greg Copeland Greg is the morning news anchor M-F for NWCN.
Holly McCormack West Coast - director of promotions for EMI records
James Sun CEO and founder of Zoodango.com which is an online social networking site for professionals. James may be best known for being one of the last two finalists on the hit show “The Apprentice” (2007) and has become an inspirational speaker worldwide.
Jay Frank MTV's "Real World - London"
Jennifer Murphy Jennifer, Miss Oregon USA 2004 and a top ten finalist at Miss USA, is second to the oldest of twelve children. An actress, public speaker and entrepreneur, Jennifer founded Go Girl! (www.gogirl.me), a company who's mission is to empower women through seminars, film, music, and publications. With a background in business, Jennifer was chosen out of over 1 million applicants to appear as a contestant on NBC's "The Apprentice" with Donald Trump. Her first feature film "Killer Movie" premiered earlier this year at the Tribecca Film Festival in New York. She has a lead role in the action film, "Dangerous Ground" with additional films on the way.
Jim Anderson As a 25 year veteran of the music industry, Jim is urrently involved in recording artist management. He has an extensive background in sales, promotion and marketing of recorded and live music. Jim has worked for major labels that include RCA, A&M and, most recently, Warner Bros. Records as well as Hollywood's Universal Amphitheatre.
Jim Castillo Winner of 4 Emmys, 2 AP Awards and a Golden Mic, meteorologist Jim Castillo anchors the weather weekday mornings on the ABC affiliate, KOMO 4. You can also hear him on KOMO 1000 AM, Star 101.5 with Kent & Alan, and KMPS. Jim has had several roles in major motion pictures including “Leap of Faith”, “Blink”, “With Honors” and “Duplex”!
Joey Bartolomeo Was Senior writer at "US Weekly" magazine. Joey is now at "People" magazine who focuses on celebrities and is seen regularly on VH1, E!, Extra & the Oxygen Network. Joey has also worked at Allure, Harper's Bazaar, etc.
John Sharify 2004 Murrow Award winner & 15 time Emmy Award reporter
Justin Baldoni Justin starred on WB's "Everwood" as Reid Bardem. You may have recently seen him on NBC's "Heroes".
Keeley Kaukimoce Keeley "Lockn'Key" Kaukimoce discovered her passion for singing, performing, and street dance at age 10. Keeley is a member of the award winning dance group Groovaloos with success in shows such as So You Think You Can Dance, The Wayne Brady Show, Ellen and winners on NBC's Superstars of Dance to name a few. Her dance career has allowed her to do a variety of work, including Wrigley's, Pepsi, Legally Blonde, You Got Served, Go For It and Honey 2. She is also a member for the all female dance crew TheBeatFreaks who were runners-up in the popular MTV Show "America's Best Dance Crew" who continues to inspire women to fulfill their passions as they travel, teach and perform.
Kimberly Pressler Miss USA 1999 and has hosted shows on NBC, MTV, E! TV and much more!
Lori Anderson Lori has worked in the music industry for 30 years, beginning as a Music Director at KZOK in Seattle. She represented Epic Records as the Regional Promotions Manager and A&M Records as VP of Pop Promotion. She is currently the Sr. VP of Promotion for NY based Wind-up Records.
Matthew Kingsley Founder of 3 Kings Entertainment, LLC and as President & CEO, he’s helped position 3 Kings Entertainment as one of the fastest growing talent representation firms in the broadcasting industry and now represents news anchors and reporters, sports talent (athletes and broadcasters), correspondents, weathercasters and hosts in news, sports and entertainment. Negotiated contracts include Fox News Channel, CNN, ESPN, E!, & MTV to name a few.
Natasha Curry Was KOMO 4 News Morning Team as an Anchor/ Reporter and was co-host of the popular TV show, “Northwest Afternoon” with Kent Phillips & Cindi Rinehart. Natasha was a former Miss Washington USA from 1998 and also made the Top 10 at MISS USA! Natasha is now currently a CNN news anchor, reporter and host.
Nick Spano Nick was a series regular on Disney's "Even Stevens". He recently directed a film starring Paris Hilton and now has a recurring role on Lifetime's "Strong Medicine"
Paul Gordon Film Director
Sammy Maloof Top Hollywood Stuntman
Sandra Colton Sandra has been/is seen on MTV, CBS, HBO, “MadTV”, “Bring it On”, “All or Nothing” and much more. She has been the winner of CBS's “Star Search” and was a finalist on FOX's “So You Think You Can Dance”. Sandra is a former Laker Girl and has an album out titled “Just Dance”.
Scott Milligan A Top International Male Model
Shelly Cano Kurtz Shelly is an award-winning NBCUniversal executive responsible for creating marketing, distribution and communication strategies for a portfolio of over 30 global television networks as part of the International Media Distribution division. Kurtz has been an active community volunteer with several non-profits and initiatives including Coats for Kids, Big Brothers Big Sisters, United Way, Team Up for Nonprofits, and SoMuchGoodMusic (which promotes independent artists).
Stephen Salamunovich As a top casting director, Stephen has worked with Academy Award winning directors and has over two thousand TV credits including “Simon & Simon”, “Ferris Bueller”, “In Living Color”, etc. with many current projects today. Stephen was the recipient of a 2005 Artios Award (casting’s highest honor bestowed by his peers in the Casting Society of America).
Tami Farrell Tami raised just over $21 million dollars during her reign as MISS TEEN USA 2003 for American Heart Association, The Sparrow Club and much more.
Tyler Hoechlin Starred in "Road to Perdition" with Tom Hanks and Paul Newman. He plays as Martin Brewer on 7th Heaven and stars in the feature film "The Final Season" with Sam Elliott and Sean Astin. Tyler photographed here with Jasmine Jorgensen, Miss Washington Teen USA 2003.
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