Operations Manager: Waikeena Robinson
She’s got style, charisma, and an eye for “what looks good.” She is Waikeena Robinson, CEO of Washington DC’s premiere modeling enterprise, The Jolie Agency. Waikeena was recently appointed as Operations Manager of our restructured DC Network, renamed NABFEME DMV (DC, Maryland, Virginia).
From the runway to vivid commercial ads, Waikeena Robinson is rapidly being recognized as one the East Coast’s fastest rising stars. She began her career in 1994 as a model scout for Flair Communications and was later promoted to Field Manager where she was instrumental in developing campaigns for Kool Cigarettes, Hype Hair Magazine, Mazda International, Sally’s Beauty Supply and Dillard’s Department Store.
In 1999 Waikeena created Jolie Entertainment, a modeling agency that provides high-quality professionals for promotional events, print ads, commercials, and fashion shows. In 2010, she changed the company’s name to The Jolie Agency. Her firm’s success has been a direct result of her ability to gauge the ever-changing entertainment and fashion industries, along with being able to successfully meet the needs of her clients. Her current client roster includes Jim Beam, Events DC, Guinness Beer, AV Imports, Alize Liquors, Pose and Zuri Magazine, Def Jam Records, Washington DC’s WHUR 96.3 FM and the Black Family Reunion.
Co-Manager: “Kelly” Kelly
Known throughout the industry as Kelly-Kelly … NABFEME DMV Co-Manger Kelly began her career providing consulting services to information technology businesses and later broadened her consulting services to the entertainment industry over twenty years ago. She is leader of Kelly and Associates, a general consulting company that offers a variety of options for assistance with thinking through and executing steps to the next level. She works with all businesses as well as artists, venues, and events to optimize the success of their every effort. She has enhanced business in several entertainment venues and worked on career choices with vocalists and musicians. She has clients here and abroad who are looking for opportunities around the world. With a fresh outlook on the possibilities for NABFEME DMV growth, Kelly is looking forward to working with Waikeena Robinson to build a strong alliance amongst women in entertainment in the DMV.
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