As a skin-care expert and makeup artist, Todd Harris has worked for almost a decade with some of the most dynamic beauty brands, photographers, magazines and influential people. His extensive list of clients range from music, beauty, entertainment, fashion, politics, publishing and business. Todd's work has been seen in a wide variety of magazines and advertising.
As a skin-care expert, Todd has traveled internationally consulting with beauty brands as a brand ambassador. He has also worked as a spokesperson and an on-camera expert for QVC.
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Brian Underwood is the beauty director of O, The Oprah Magazine. Underwood is a New York-based journalist with more than 13 years of experience covering beauty and style for dozens of national publications. He was the launch Beauty Director of Dr. Oz THE GOOD LIFE, the magazine partnership between Hearst and Dr. Mehmet Oz, establishing the “True Beauty” section as a highlight of the magazine’s editorial package. After joining the brand prelaunch in 2013, Underwood used his smart, astute editorial eye to help the DOTGL achieve record success: In just 10 issues, it became the number one selling-women’s health and lifestyle title on American newsstands and one of the top ten best-selling American magazines on newsstands overall.
Work that he commissioned for the magazine received multiple industry accolades, including recognition from the Skin Cancer Foundation and the Fragrance Foundation, which awarded a piece he edited the 2016 Editorial Excellence Award in the Short Article category—the first time a non-fashion magazine was recognized by the Foundation in nearly 30 years. Underwood has held editorial positions at Fitness, Organic Style, Good Housekeeping, Life & Style Weekly, and Woman’s Day and has written for Women’s Health, Self, Shape, Seventeen, Redbook, Cosmopolitan, and many more. As beauty director, Underwood combines his passion for beauty and lifestyle journalism with a keen sense for hard-nosed reporting and a commitment to uncovering science- and evidence-based solutions for O’s diverse readership. You can follow Brian on Instagram here
Jennifer Fenimore is the Marketing and Creative Manager of a Sanitary Sealing Company in Northern New Jersey. Jennifer has been in the creative space for over 20 years, working at agencies and in house marketing departments. She has designed trade show booths, marketing materials, websites and branding for companies large and small. Working with and managing creative people is where she feels most comfortable and enjoys making an impression on the world with her designs and marketing messages.
Jennifer has been challenged by designing for different industries and still gets excited when a website comes together and makes a difference for the client. "Making an impact in the world through design is always exciting and makes me feel like I did a good thing."
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Jayson is a senior at Great Neck North High School. Jayson has played tennis for Great Neck North from his freshman - junior year and plans to play his senior year. He has being on the Student Advisor Counsel, as well as tutoring elementary school children. Jayson has been an intern at Shelter Rock Tennis and CIT where he coached some of the kids and fed tennis balls onto the court. Jayson has interned for NY Senator Anna Kaplan, where he made phone calls to convince people to vote for her. He has also worked in a manufacturing facility with his father where he learned what it takes to to run a business.
Jayson has also been involved with DECA, who's mission is to enhance the education of students with interests in Marketing, Finance, Hospitality, and Management.
Monte Albers de Leon is a New York-based attorney specializing in small business and creative industries. A graduate of Harvard Law School and NYU’s Schack Institute of Real Estate, Monte has served on non-profit boards for over 15 years, advising in industries ranging from legal services to community design and LGBTQ rights. A native Californian, Monte lives in New York with his husband, Michael and son, JT.
Brenna is a celebrity makeup artist and hairstylist represented by Exclusive Artists Management. She has worked in the beauty industry for over a decade and one of her favorite things is that the opportunities are endless; between getting her clients ready for a red carpet, seeing her recent collaborations printed in a magazine, or hopping on a plane to get talent ready for an event, there is never a dull moment. Recently, Brenna has been enthusiastic about her new role as a virtual beauty consultant and is adapting to provide her virtual clients and in-person clients with the same level of empowerment to feel their best.
Brenna embraces inclusivity and believes in an approach that involves “enhancing natural beauty while keeping a creative edge” for each client’s individual needs. Follow Brenna on Instagram
Alexandra attended both Hofstra University and Long Island University. She graduating with a degree in Psychology/ Social Work LCSW/PSYD
Alexandra has concentrated in the areas of Autism Spectrum and Developmental Cognitive Delays . She is versed in crisis management and suicide prevention, as well as gender studies, While attending university, Alexandra ran a crisis / suicide prevention hotline.
Alexandra has most recently assisted and is affiliated with the Mount Sinai / Beth Israel Gender and LGBTQ department and works with the community with regards to in- take pre and post surgery .
As a celebrity hair and makeup artist and beauty expert, Birgitte has worked for over the past two decades with some of the most influential people in the world. Her list of clients are a virtual who’s who in the world of music, entertainment, fashion, politics, publishing, sports and business.
Birgitte has helped as well, some of the top creative forces in the worlds of media, film and advertising bring their artistic visions to life.
As a beauty expert, Birgitte works as a spokesperson, consultant, and on-camera expert with many of the top national beauty brands, magazine and television shows. Considered an inspiration to many who feel beauty and self-confidence is unattainable, Birgitte has become a writer, speaker and on-camera personality with an expertise and passion for making high-end fashion and beauty products more accessible and relatable to the masses.
Her message? “No matter how far outside society a person may feel, they have the right to celebrate themselves and feel beautiful.”