Staff

STAFF TEAM

ERICA CARR GLOBAL & CLASS
THANKS THIS AMAZING TEAM WITHOUT
WHOSE SUPPORT NONE OF THIS COULD HAPPEN.

Welcome our Staff! Did you know that almost everyone here is a makeup artist too? These are the people who will be in each classroom with you, and present in every hands-on portion of the day. They will welcome you on the first morning with all of your materials, and will be in the hallways between classes. Please introduce yourself and take advantage of their wealth of experience, because they’re here for you! They’ve all been chosen for their practical industry experience AND they all love to teach/help in any way you need to make your experience the best it can be.

Andrea Mahoney
Andrea Mahoney, Operations Manager

My name is Andrea Mahoney and I live right outside St. Louis, Missouri. This year will be my third CLASS working as Director of Operations for Erica Carr. My goal each year is…

[read more=”Read More” less=”Read Less”] to make sure that every aspect of the event is strategically thought out, there are eyes on every detail and the week is executed flawlessly. A seamless event allows all the students and educators that have traveled from all around the world to get the most out of Class. I can’t wait to meet each and everyone of you – please do not hesitate to come up and introduce yourself!

Favorites Include but are not limited to: The color pink, Long walks through Target, Asking Make Up Artists “What is this brush for?”, The Real Housewives series, and making people laugh! [/read]

Kali Lorenzo
Kali Lorenzo, Director of Artist Relations

Kali Lorenzo, a native to San Jose, CA started her career in 2010. Her love of art and design took shape quickly as her natural talent was being showcased for…

[read more=”Read More” less=”Read Less”] local weddings and events. Kali’s attention to detail is unmatched and she has been recruited by brands like Make Up For Ever, Becca & Anastasia of Beverly Hills to help represent their quality of brand performance.

With over 7 years working and training for Make Up For Ever, her skill and talent are always being requested for special events, body painting and more. In 2014 she was an integral part of creating Class – Where the Masters Teach with Erica Carr and has been a constant inspiration to the brand. She is in charge of artist relations and often requested to assist artists like Alex Box, Val Garland and Roshar with her intrinsic mind and lovely heart.[/read]

Chantee Willis
Chantee Willis, Director of Brand Relations

Chantee Willis is an extensively trained Makeup Artist, based in the DFW metroplex….

[read more=”Read More” less=”Read Less”]Starting out in retail cosmetics in 1999 gave her the versatility and dynamic approach she still utilizes today. Her years in retail, as well as the following years she spent in the bridal industry gave her the tools and knowledge to confidently approach any skin tone, background or age.

She prides herself on her ability to enhance beauty with ease and her no-fuss esthetic.[/read]

Davisha Dadone
Davisha Dadone, Makeup Artist

Born in Manhattan, Davisha discovered makeup as a medium with which she could make an exciting career on her own, she made a name for herself in NYC doing makeup for music videos like…

[read more=”Read More” less=”Read Less”] Supacat and Onyx. She went on to be a significant presence in companies like MAC in the early days, OCC, and “writing the book” for Make Up For Ever while she managed the first boutique, and founding the education program as the partnership with Sephora blossomed. She’s been working NYFW since it was in Bryant Park, and has stories for days about growing up in the NYC music and fashion scene.

She now works in production and is aiming straight for the Union, because she just can’t resist those sixteen hour days and Costco snack boxes.[/read]

Jaleesa Jaikaran
Jaleesa Jaikaran, Makeup Artist

Jaleesa Jaikaran is a Trinidadian makeup artist based in New York City. She primarily works in the fashion and commercial industry. Her work has been featured in Elle, Cosmopolitan,…

[read more=”Read More” less=”Read Less”]Vogue Italia and Issue magazines just to name a few.

With her obsession with the transformative powers of makeup, she is known for her ability to create flawless, natural skin. With just 5 years living in New York, Jaleesa’s indisputable talent has allowed her to work with some of the industry highly acclaimed artists. Most notably, she became the first assistant to Kabuki.

Jaleesa is based in New York and frequently travels to Europe during runway season[/read]

Frances Fraser
Frances Fraser, Makeup Artist

Frances Fraser is an aspiring Pro Artist with five years in the beauty industry. She is a Freelance Hair and Makeup Artist and currently works part time in the retail side of the industry as a…

[read more=”Read More” less=”Read Less”] Colour Specialist (Makeup Artist) as well as assisting leading Hair and Makeup Artists in the commercial, editorial and fashion sectors in Sydney.

Frances’s lifelong love of the fashion industry deeply influences her work. Prior to earning her degree as a Makeup Services Specialist from the Academy of Makeup in Sydney, she trained in both interior and fashion design. Now she applies her strong eye for colour, shape, texture, and light to each person that sits in her chair.
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Carrie Aldous, Makeup Artist
Carrie Aldous, Makeup Artist

Known as Napa Valley’s premier luxury wedding stylist, Carrie Aldous has been providing on-location beauty services since 2009. Committed to offering the absolute best services in her market, she has…

[read more=”Read More” less=”Read Less”] extensive knowledge of her field yet continues to train with the most renowned celebrity makeup artists in the industry.

With a background in Arts + Communication, Carrie offers a level of expertise and client care that is unmatched. To date she has styled hundreds of clients for both weddings and commercial projects, resulting in a stellar reputation. Taking a limited amount of bookings per year, Carrie is honored to work alongside the most reputable vendors in the industry at the most elite private estates and prestigious luxury resorts throughout the valley.[/read]

Nini Jenkins
Nini Jenkins, Makeup Artist

Nini Jenkins is a professional makeup artist serving Chicago-area corporate and personal clients. Whether she’s working on TV commercials, print shoots, videos or special events, Nini…

[read more=”Read More” less=”Read Less”] strives to deliver exceptional service and exceed expectations on every job. Nini counts communication, collaboration, and creativity as essential skills for building a successful business as a makeup artist. Above all, Nini values integrity and considers herself an example of how far motivation, persistence, and a strong work ethic can take anyone who wants to pursue makeup artistry as a career. She is a certified educator for Make-up Designory (M.U.D) schools. Nini happily shares her industry knowledge with anyone devoted to the art of crafting a more beautiful, creative life.
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Christi Reynolds
Christi Reynolds, Makeup Artist

Christi Reynolds is an independent Makeup Artist, Beauty Stylist, and Bridal Specialist. Her 20 year beauty career is backed by an extensive education, and her business management experience…

[read more=”Read More” less=”Read Less”] allows her to offer an impeccable professional hair and makeup service.

With a background in production work and team collaboration, Christi has earned a solid reputation for excellence among Northern California’s top photographers and wedding vendor teams. Having serviced over 1,000 brides over her career, she has a consistent 5-star rating among the wedding industry’s most esteemed review platforms. She is valued as an educator and leader in her industry, and she mentors newer artists and helps them hone their skills and develop successful careers.
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Christy Lavallee, Makeup Artist
Christy Lavallee, Makeup Artist

Christy’s career in makeup started in 1997 working in retail as a business manager for Elizabeth Arden and Estee Lauder, while also starting her part-time freelance artistry business. By 2009, her independent freelance business had
[read more=”Read More” less= “Read Less”] grown so much that she decided to take it full-time. She opened a makeup studio in 2010, and has been growing both her business and team every year since, producing six-figures within just 3 years.

With a strong focus on bridal, she currently leads a team of 7 talented artists providing both hair and makeup services throughout southern New England. Her business has been recognized with numerous awards in bridal every year since it was formed.[/read]

Kevin Garcia
Kevin Garcia, DJ K-BUENO

From his early childhood in San Francisco, Kevin “K-Bueno” Garcia has always been influenced by many forms of music. Growing up listening to his father’s vinyl collection, which included the likes of…
[read more=”Read More” less=”Read Less”] Stevie Wonder, The Isley Brothers, Fat Larry’s Band, Bohannon, etc., or being around his grandfather listening to the various sounds of Latin Jazz & Salsa and, of course, growing up during the Golden Era of Hip-Hop and House, K-Bueno has absorbed the sounds of all these genres and transformed a unique style that can only described once you are able to witness one of his sets live.

K-Bueno’s sets are definitely known to get the heads noddin, fingers tappin and hips shakin. He puts NO limits to his sound, as he believes that music and dance, together, is a universal language.[/read]