7 Results for group: 2017-contest-judges

Uriah Johnson

Uriah is the Deputy Director of the Westchester Square Business Improvement District, a non-profit organization that is tasked with maintaining the well-being of the businesses and community of the Westchester Square neighborhood. Uriah is responsible for programmatic support and plays a key role in assisting the organization in fulfilling its goals of ... More

Hoay Smith

Hoay is a lifelong resident of the Bronx. He attended elementary school in Co-op City and City Island, and went to high school at Mount Saint Michael Academy in the Wakefield section of the Bronx, where he now resides. He’s a graduate of Mercy College where he studied 2D/3D animation and digital art, receiving his bachelors degree in Computer Arts in ... More

Jérôme LaMaar

Born and raised in the Bronx, Jérôme LaMaar has a profound love for art and design, culture, spirituality and glamour. He began his fashion career at age 15 interning for Baby Phat and at age 18 he was appointed as the brand’s Senior Designer/Creative Brand Coordinator. By age 20 he was commissioned to design all of the costumes for Mariah Carey’s ... More

Anthony Ramirez II

Anthony wants to prove to the world that The Bronx is as rich with culture and history as any other place in the world. He co-founded Mainland Media and its subsidiary FromTheBronx.com in March 2006 with that mission in mind. Mainland Media has partnered with organizations both inside and outside of The Bronx, such as The Bronx Tourism Council, The Police ... More

Flora Montes

Visionary Flora Montes is a proud Latina from the South Bronx whose entrepreneurial, philanthropic, and artistic endeavors make her a force to be reckoned with. She is the CEO & Founder of Bronx Fashion Week and NY Fashion Chamber of Commerce; the inspiration behind Blueprint, an organization committed to empowering those fighting addiction by family ... More

Diego Leon

When Diego was a preschool teacher, he would dress well everyday so his students felt more comfortable in their uniforms. Realizing the positive impact his fashion had on the students, he decided to learn more about menswear past and present. Soon he was inspired to influence the future of menswear as well. His fashionable reputation grew as he started ... More

Lisa Sorin

Lisa Sorin is the Executive Director of Westchester Square Business Improvement District. As BID Director, she is responsible for the economic & community development, program planning, fundraising, and fiscal management of the district. Lisa is working to bring a better retail mix to Westchester Square, educating the merchants on the importance of ... More