Management Team and Senior Advisors
Chairwoman and CEO
Beverly Johnson is a recognizable figure in media often called by major networks such as CBS Morning Show, Good Day New York and L.A., FOX News, Dr. Phil, Dr. Oz, the Wendy Williams Show, the Steve Harvey Show and more. Honored by The Palm Springs Walk of Stars with the 405th Star Dedication award. Named as one of the “20th Century’s 100 Most Influential People in the Fashion Industry” by The New York Times and listed as Oprah Winfrey’s “25 top legends”, she sits as one of the most influential African-Americans in America. Acclaimed Author, Actress, Supermodel, Media Icon, Businesswoman, loving mother and grandmother, her impact is truly worldwide.
W. Brian Maillian
Brian Maillian is a senior financial executive and is a Founder, Vice Chairman and President of BEVERLY LLC, which is the holding company for Beverly Johnson Enterprises, (“BJE”). BJE is a consumer brand company to market, brand and sale products under The Beverly Johnson Luxurious Lifestyle Brand for the global Multi-Cultural market for women of all colors. Brian earned his MBA at the UCLA and his BA in Mathematics and Computer Science at UCLA
Branding & Marketing Director
Myrdith Leon-McCormack's work in the fashion and beauty industries has led her to become one of the most sought-after talents in these respective fields.
While managing her Business Development, PR, and Branding firm, MLM Represents, Leon-McCormack's everlasting commitment to inclusion and diversity ultimately led her to found and publishing the internationally-renowned multicultural publication, World Bride Magazine. MLM Represents client list includes: Beverly Johnson, Yemi Osunkoya, Kosibah, Music Kitchen, Isaiah Washington, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Lois Samuels–the Vessel, and Justin Davis.
Creative Director of Beverly Johnson Home Décor & Lifestyle
Doreen arrived in Manhattan to pursue a career at Estée Lauder and later Donna Karan Cosmetics & Home. It was there that she first fell in love with the process of creating, developing and accessorizing interiors.
Those skills were later put to work when Doreen became assistant to world-renowned architect, Peter Marino. On project after project, she saw how structures come together and how the spaces within them come to life. After going on to study at the New York School of Interior Design Doreen founded her design studio in 2001.
World Economic Forum
Abdullahi Alim is a black millennial that helps leads the World Economic Forum’s network of emerging young leaders, formally known as the Global Shapers across Africa and the Middle East. He works with thousands of young changemakers at the frontlines of creating truly equitable and just societies in areas including education equity, peace and governance and climate action. Abdullahi is on the Board of Trustees of The Queen's Commonwealth Trust.
Film and TV Production
Jon Levin is a senior Celebrity Agent, spending almost 40 years at CAA. Jon had a long and successful run at CAA where he packaged such films as Shrek, Hook, Midnight Run, Ice Age, Where The Wild Things Are, The Leftovers, American Gods and many others. He was Executive Producer on the Oscar nominated animated film The Breadwinner. He also was the co-Executive Producer of the Chadwick Boseman-starring MARSHALL. Jon earned his JD from the USC Gould School of Law and a BA from Tufts University.
Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, Ph.D.
Socio-political Strategic Advisor
Maya Rockeymoore Cummings is the Founder, President and CEO of Global Policy Solutions LLC, a strategy firm that helps corporate, philanthropic, governmental, and nonprofit clients meet their strategic objectives. Maya earned her Ph.D. and M.A. from Purdue University and her B.A. from Prairie View A&M University.
CEO and Creative Director
Stephen Kamifuji is the Founder and Creative Director of Genlux Magazine, a High-End Luxury Fashion publication, for almost 20 years. Genlux is about a new generation of those who are passionate about luxury fashion and beauty, and, equally so, about the luxury of giving back and caring for the world.
Ann Marie Nieves
Public Relationships and Social Media (GetRed PR)
Ann Marie Nieves is the Founder and CEO of Get Red PR, which she founded in 2005. Get Red is a boutique PR firm specializing in public relations and social media. Work in the following industries: entertainment/celebrity, books/authors, eco, non-profit, food, education, health, consumer product, careers/workplace. Ann Marie earned her BA from Purchase College, SUNY.