Faculty

David C. Albrecht, Senior partner, DCD Advanced Technologies

Nancy Alusick, Professional stylist.

Kathlin Argiro, fashion designer, couture and day, evening, and special occasion apparel.

Barbara Arlen, owner, Barbara Arlen Design & Associates; textile and product design, color, trend forecasting and sourcing consultant; creator of home fashion products; Color: Fashion Products and Color: Image and Style Facilitator.

Jim Arnoff, The Arnoff Company, Inc., certified life coach, entertainment attorney and television packaging agent.

Pattie Barbosa, Professional Wardrobe costumer, stylist, and star dresser; Wardrobe Technician Specialist, Certificate Facilitator.

Sumako Umezawa Barnes, Jewelry designer.

Garnet Barracks, Jewelry designer.

Gwendolyn Barrett, Principal, Gwen Barrett Special Events, television producer, Emmy Award winner, and major high-profile events producer.

Jennifer Bartok, producer, www.celebritycatwalk.com

Cheryl Beall, president, Retail 101, former luxury retail executive.

Margaret Bishop, adjunct professor, Textile Development and Marketing; international consultant, textile development.

Neville Bean, Owner, Neville Bean Design, a trends based design studio.

Deborah Beard, associate chairperson, Technical Design; technical designer.

Leah Becker, Jewelry designer.

Martha Beltran, professional knitwear designer.

Barbara Berman, Wardrober and show coordinator; Fashion Events Planning Certificate Facilitator.

Camille Block, Designer and product developer.

Virginia Bonofiglio, Adjunct instructor and Acting Chairperson of the Department, Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing, FIT.

Martin Bornstein, President, Consult TM The Apparel Research Group, Inc.

Robin Bowyer, merchandising and product development executive with a multi-market experience.

Janet L. Brav, professor, Advertising and Marketing Communications.

Steven Broadway, adjunct assistant professor, Fashion Design-Art; figurative artist, fashion and costume illustrator.

Elizabeth Burpoe, Wardrobe stylist, Saks Fifth Avenue stores; nationally recognized image consultant.

Alicia Cerrone, Adjunct assistant professor, Fashion Design-Apparel.

Sharon Chalkin Feldstein, Wardrobe stylist, author, on-air personality.

Ken Chan, Professional photographer.

Joan Chiverton, Advertising art director, illustrator and pet portraitist.

Millie Clark-Lewis, Fashion trade show account executive, Advanstar Communications, Inc.

Terance Coffee, Stylist for fashion and trade events.

Alan Cohen, President, Acts of Balance Coaching, certified professional career coach.

Barry Cohen, Vice president, Career Management; former retail senior vice president, GMM, and manufacturing executive.

Michael Cokkinos, associate professor, Advertising and Marketing Communications; culinary arts instructor, food writer, and former executive chef.

Louise Conner, President, The Showroom, a multi-sales organization.

Michael Creagh, New York based fashion photographer.

William D'Arienzo, CEO Wm D'Arienzo Assoc. Inc.

Deborah S. David, assistant professor, Advertising and Marketing Communications.

Carol Davidson, AICI, CIP, image consultant, professional website: www.yourstyleworks.com.

Esperanza Delgado-Zeno
, certified instructor, Yarn Council of America.

Jerry Dellova, FIT Fashion Design critic, sportswear designer, stylist; and fashion media consultant

Diane De Mers, Assistant professor, Fashion Design-Art.

Vladimir Deming, Adjunct associate professor, Restoration, Professional restorer, designer and hand-producer of decorative jewelry, professional website: www.thelittlestudio.com.

Corinne DiAngelo, owner, HOME Couture, Llc. custom window treatment services.

Mario DiFante, executive director, MD Productions Inc. - Pet Fashion Week NY, international pet market leader.

Eric Dlinn, vice president of sourcing, BiFlex Intimates Group, production management executive.

Ahysha Donaldson, Events specialist and brand strategist.

Lisa Donofrio, Author and knitwear designer, adjunct assistant professor, Fashion Design-Apparel.

Lindsay Ebbin, National makeup director, Elizabeth Arden Spas, and celebrity makeup artist, professional website: www.lindsayebbin.com.

Jaye G. Edelstein, Adjunct assistant professor, Fashion Design-Apparel, and professional designer/product developer.

Joan Endres, professional designer.

Christopher Enright, Chief technology officer, Icon Nicholson.

Esther Esses
, Jewelry designer.

Brian Fallon, Director, The Writing Studio, FIT; and additional staff members.

Emmanuel Faure, Commercial photographer, professional website: www.emmanuelfaure.com.

Steven Fechter
, playwright and screenwriter (The Woodsman), adjunct professor, English and Speech, FIT.
 
Wallace Filler, Adjunct assistant professor, Textile Development and Marketing; textile converter.

Nathan Fleisig, Social responsibility and compliance manager, Outerstuff.

Leslie Eric Francis, product development and patternmaking specialist.

Joseph Frick, ESL instructor, FIT

Allan Fried, President, Career Intervention, certified executive career coach.

Debbie Friedman, Adjunct assistant professor, Fashion Merchandising Management, and former major retail buying executive.

Aneta Genova, accessories designer and creative director for major brands, with industry experienced guest speakers.

Susan Goetz,

Ben Gomes, Adjunct assistant professor, Textile/Surface Design, and creative director, the Style Center, division of overseas publishers representatives.

Trudie Grace, Adjunct assistant professor, History of Art.

Judith Ann Graham, Professional makeup for media expert, and author My Bride Guide, professional website: www.judithanngraham.com

Marian Grealish, Adjunct instructor, Textile Development and Marketing.

Naomi Gross, associate professor and assistant chairperson, Fashion Merchandising Management, FIT, former retail executive.

Holly Henderson, Adjunct assistant professor, Textile/Surface Design; apparel/textile design and manufacturing hardware and software consultant.

Deborah Hernandez, adjunct instructor, Textile/Surface Design; carpet designer, owner, The Rug Designer's Studio; member, CAUS.

Theodore Hoffman, Adjunct assistant professor, Textile Development and Marketing.

George Homer, Principal, GH & Associates, and international retail consultant.

Doty Horn, Founding Director, ColorVoyant and International color trend expert

Renee Hunter, President, Sequoyah Fashion Planning, former fashion director, Saks Fifth Avenue.

Dominique Isebeque, AICI, CIP, professional consultant; Image Consulting Certificate Facilitator, professional website: www.ircny.com

Claude Johnson
, president KIWI-CRM, former marketing senior vice president.

Bernard Kahn, Adjunct assistant professor, Production Management: Fashion and Related Industries; manufacturing consultant; Product Development Manager and Certified Technical Designer Facilitator, professional website: www.garmento.org/

Paula Lauriano, Macy's Parade and Entertainment -Group National Events, Freelance Stylist and Events planner.

Eileen Manbeck Karp, Adjunct assistant professor, Fashion Design-Apparel, garment manufacturing technical design director.

Ruth Katz, Professional wardrobe costumer, stylist.

Alan P. Kelman, President, Alan P. Kelman and Associates, a retail growth consultancy, former principal, and retail practice leader, Booz Allen and Hamilton.

Arnetta Kenney, Adjunct instructor, Textile/Surface Design, and boutique knitwear designer.

MaryAnne Kokidis, AICI, CIP, image consultant.

Alexandra Kowalski, Designer and costume historian.

Paula Lauriano, Macy's Parade and Entertainment- Group National Events; freelance stylist and events planner.

Neal Leavitt, Adjunct Instructor, Fashion Merchandising Management; president, The Lavender Sachet; former senior retail and manufacturing executive.

Joan Lefkowitz, Founder/president, Accessory Brainstorms, NYC.

Marian Fay Levitt, Jewelry designer.

Katie Lewis, designer; professional pet fashion product patternmaker.

Lloyd Lippman, President, Career Management, Inc.; retail recruiting and counseling specialist, professional website:

Paul Longo, senior designer, New York Dog, LLC.

Kris Lynch, President, Ruff Doggie Styles, a vertical pet product company; former toy industry executive.

William Lynch, instructor, fashion merchandising management, former major retail management executive.

Pamela Macklin, Celebrity stylist and fashion editor.

Irene Mak, director of technical services at Victoria Secret's PINK and former VP of technical design, American Eagle Outfitters.

Kathryn Malik, Technologist, Textile Development and Marketing, FIT.

Nancy Marino, president, Nancy Marino Associates; former retail, wholesale, and textile senior executive; international fashion business and retail consultant.

Sandra Markus, Assistant professor, Fashion Design-Apparel, and professional designer.

Melissa Mauro, Owner, Fine Design Workroom, custom window treatment services to the trade.

Alice Melzer, Professional commercial artist, photographer, award-winning exhibitor, and art educator with arts and crafts expertise. Illustrator of the children's book, The Three Wise Animals, published by Allbook Books. For copies contact www.allbook-books.com.

Melissa McGraw, former 7th Avenue fashion apparel executive; fashion website founder and e-tailing executive.

Jeannette Monaco,  adjunct instructor, Fashion Buying and Merchandising and Advertising and Marketing Communications, electronic retailing specialist.

Trina S. Morris, Publicist, Style Root Inc.

Lars Niki, 423A, LLC, fashion and beauty photographer.

Gary Osbourne
, Design Director, Aster & Ivy, China, previous experience includes Hartmarx Sportswear, Perry Ellis and Ports 1961 China.

Shelley Parker, adjunct professor, Accessories Design, designer.

Isolina Perez, Jewelry designer.

Jacqueline Peros, JMP Image and Style, AICI, CIP; and Catherine Schuller, AICI, CIP, image and style director.

Rosemary Ponzo, Internationally recognized film, TV and theatrical costume designer, and celebrity stylist; Costume Design Specialist facilitator, professional website: www.rosemaryponzo.com.

Vincent Quan, Assistant professor, Fashion Merchandising Management; former retail and manufacturing planning and inventory control vice president.

Cynthia Raffa, Professional stylist.

Michael Ratner, CEO, Richter+Ratner; retail store construction expert with guest speakers.

Jeffrey Riman, Instructional coordinator, Center for Excellence in Teaching; creative manager, imaging and technology solutions for print, publishing and imaging media.

Tracy Rivers, certified crochet instructor by the Yarn Craft Council of America.

Rosario Rizzo, Adjunct assistant professor, Fashion Design-Apparel, and wedding gown designer.

Geoffrey L. Rogers, Assistant professor, Science, and chairperson, Science and Mathematics.

Reginald K. Rogers, adjunct assistant professor, Visual Presentation and Exhibit Design; display and visual merchandising designer.

Isabel Rubio, costume designer and wardrobe supervisor for film, TV, opera, theatre, ballet, and print, with guest speakers.

Shelley Sarmiento,

Robert Salem, Adjunct assistant professor, Fashion Merchandising Management, and former retail executive.

Robert Salerno, Retail consultant, board member, Bon-Ton Stores, former retail executive, Retailing: Customer Experience Management and Retailing: E-Commerce and Social Media Facilitator.

Michele Savoia, Image maker, menswear designer, master tailor and wardrobe consultant.

Theodore Schachter, assistant professor, Advertising and Marketing Communications; former advertising industry executive.

Catherine Schuller, AICI, CIP, principal, Curve Style: Reshaping Fashion

Joseph Schufle
, Small business specialist.

Jeri Shatz, Jewelry designer.

Tina Shoulders, social media strategist, graphic and textile designer, Creative Director, Laidback Home.

Sadia Seymour, Professional stylist.

Robert H. Shultz, Assistant professor, Fashion Merchandising Management; product development and international merchandising expert.

Caroline Simonelli, adjunct instructor, Fashion Design-Apparel, couture designer and critic.

Bhawna Singh, design and international sourcing expert, with guest speakers.

Susan J. Slotkis, Adjunct assistant professor, Interior Design; interior designer, Allied Member ASID, and associate member, IDEC.

Christine Snow, Designer, and merchandiser, Dana Kay; highly experienced designer and product developer.

Lauren Solomon, AICI, CIP, professional consultant. Click here for Lauren Solomon's professional website.

Emma Sosa, President, Fashion and Image International, professional stylist; Fashion Styling Certificate Facilitator.
Emma's etsy shop: www.EmmasVintage.Etsy.com

Dalia Strum, consumer and business strategic digital media expert, and fashion-related social shopping consultant.

Edgar Trinidad, Vice president, Client Relations, Fineberg Publicity Inc. fashion-related public relations and events specialist. www.finebergpublicity.com
Mr. Trinidad has been featured in WWD for receiving the Intimate Apparel Square Club's Jaffin Award for his community service contributions.

Jane Ubell-Meyer, President and editor-in-chief, Madison & Mulholland, product placement and gift bag specialist. Click here for Jane Ubell-Meyer's professional website.

Loretta Volpe
, Associate professor, Advertising and Marketing Communications; president and CEO, Media Marketing Solutions.

Joan O. Volpe, managing Coordinator, The Center for Professional Studies; adjunct associate professor, Fashion Merchandising Management.

Gregory Wegweiser, designer, stylist, and visual merchandising expert.

Adrienne Weinfeld-Berg
, Fashion director/Stylist.

Michele Wesen Bryant, Adjunct assistant professor, Fashion Design-Art.

Lee Whiting, adjunct assistant professor, Educational Skills.

Beryl Wing
, AICI, CIP, image consultant.

Arthur A. Winters, Professor emeritus, Advertising and Marketing Communications.

Peggy Winters, TFI Geomarketing, Inc.

Troy Witter, visual merchandiser, designer, and contributing writer to www.BetterLivingThroughDesign.com

Svetlana Zakharina, Senior production specialist/consultant.