NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Creative Management Agency (CMA), the New York-based representative of talent in the fashion and beauty industries, is proud to announce the newest member of its prestigious Board of Advisors.
CMA has revolutionized the way artists in the fashion and beauty industries freelance. Due to the uncontrollable and insecure nature of these industries, freelancing is not only logical but increasingly prevalent. However, even the best independent artist needs the right management to create business-savvy opportunities. CMA’s talent finds that rather than concerning themselves with finding the next job, they are able to focus on their current project.
"As we continue to execute our growth strategy while becoming a premier talent representative agency for the fashion and beauty industry, we recognize the importance of adding strength to our Board of Advisors. Thus, we are excited to add Wendy to our current team of leaders. We are confident her skill set and insights will be a strong asset,” stated Christian James, Partner at CMA.
Wendy Ford brings over twenty years of expertise to the CMA board. Ford began her trailblazing career in the industry at fashion powerhouse Ralph Lauren. She then took this experience to Ford Models, where she proved herself an authority on the fashion industry.
Prior to her entry to the company in the 1980’s, the Fit division did not exist, nor was there a division of the sort at any other modeling agency in the world. Wendy Ford, in effect, invented the now-commonplace concept of the fit model and what it is known as today. With her expert knowledge of fitting and construction, she was able to set this revolutionary idea into motion, changing the agency and the modeling world monumentally.
At Ford, she rapidly ascended to the position of Executive Vice President. She created not only the Fit, but also the Runway division. Because of Wendy Ford and her contributions to the company, Ford’s Fit division is still unrivaled by any other agency. Under her tenure, Ford Models flourished, securing its position as one of the top modeling agencies worldwide to this day.
It is exactly this entrepreneurial spirit that make Wendy Ford and CMA such a dynamic partnership.
Wendy Ford brings her invaluable expertise to CMA, advising their many fashion designer clients on pattern making and technical design. As she personally built the world’s first Fit department from the ground up, Wendy Ford brings to CMA experience no other industry figure possess.
Wendy Ford has proven to be a true visionary, full of innovative ideas and insight, and surely she will bring unprecedented concepts and projects to the CMA Board of Advisors. Surely her ideas will inspire the preexisting board members, and theirs will inspire her. The future undoubtedly holds opportunities things for CMA with the guidance of Wendy Ford.