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PIA, a division of the diversified company, Bryson Taylor Inc. Established in 1999 as a consulting agency specializing in customer service, professional development, and operational and medical management. PIA added seven intelligent, vivacious women, top in their field to bring a full-service business, pageantry, wedding, and event planning experience to their trusted clients. A boutique group of individual consultants in Maine, we began working collaboratively in 2010 to offer a variety of services to enhance that special time in your life.
Deb Landry is the president, founder, and executive director of Bryson Taylor Inc., PIA, and is a bestselling, award-winning children's author. With over 40 years of experience in business administration, management, coaching, consulting, and publishing, Deb specializes in operational and organization management and holds certifications in travel, business coaching, parent coaching, wedding planning, event planning and design, professional image, and etiquette consulting.
As a coach, she specializes in social awareness behaviors, personal growth, professional development, and character education, focusing on developmental education to raise resilient and respectful youth. Over the past 17 years, she has added extensive pageant coaching experience.
Deb was honored by Point of Life for her years of service to Crossroads Youth Center and past awards for the 2015 and 2016 top 5 Best in the US by Pageant Planet, which included 5th in 2015 and #2 in 2016 for best pageant director and the #2 State Pageant in the US two years in a row. She was named one of the top 20 Women in Maine in 2020 and is the co-owner of the American Women Pageant system. For a full bio, visit www.deblandry.com, Facebook, or contact her at email@example.com.
Michele Libby has been involved with pageantry for more than 20 years. She competed locally through her school years and has been a pageant mom for the past 13 years as her daughter entered the world of pageantry. Professionally she served in the banking and financial field for the past 14 years as a Customer Service Associate, Electronic Services Specialist, and Financial Services Specialist. She recently decided on a career change to focus her time on her children, their sports interests, and her passion for becoming an image pageant consultant. Michele is the pageant director for the Miss Fourth of July Pageant in Jonesport and a MASP local director. She lives in Jonesport with her husband Glenn and two children, Skyla and Garrett. Her daughter Skyla has been involved in pageantry since the age of 1 and held many local and state titles, including Little Miss Fourth of July, Jr. Miss Beals, Jr. Miss Blueberry Festival Queen, Maine Princess, New Hampshire Jr. High 2014, Maine Jr. High 2015, Penobscot Valley Jr. Teen 2016, Acadia Jr. Teen 2017, Miss Downeast Maine Jr. Teen 2017 to mention a few. Michele has experience in many aspects of pageantry, both locally and nationally, as a director, mom, and consultant. She has a strong passion for community involvement and has instilled in her children the importance of building character while helping others in need. That is evident as her daughter currently holds 10 service awards from the past 3 years.
Michele is available to work with you and build your confidence, pageant skills, and community service portfolio, whether for your local, state, or national pageant. Michele is currently the director of the Maine Academic Scholarship Pageant.
Jasmine DeRier is a 11 year veteran as a MASP local and international pageant director. She has also filled the responsibility of the Ms. Maine assistant director. Currently, she is the international executive director of American Women of Service.
Pageantry has been a tool Jasmine has used to connect with and impact communities and women across the nation. Her greatest accomplishment in the world of pageantry was being named the 2014 MASP Director of the Year and earning the title of Ms. Maine Role Model in 2016. She is an active executive Crossroads Board member and a member of the MASP advisory board.
Jasmine has an Associates's Degree in Elementary Education and is self-employed as a full-time professional consultant. Jasmine is the founder of the American Women of Service Pageant, which was named in the top ten best Mrs. Pageant in the US by Pageant Planet in 2016.
You may contact Jasmine at firstname.lastname@example.org. She resides in So—Maine with her husband Sterling and her 6 children.
Catherine Vaughn is the 2023 American Woman of Service Classic. Along with capturing the International title, Catherine won the award for highest overall interview score and the systems Casual Wear Optional.
Catherine began her pageant career as a contestant in 1981 competing in both the USA and Miss America systems. Across the pageant world, Catherine has served as a state and national titleholder, coach, state director, and Director of Strategic Development at the national level.
By day, Catherine is a Certified Life Coach working to help others grow from their life experiences rather than be defined by them.
Knowing the importance of service, Catherine is an active volunteer with the Brain Injury Association of America and their Maine chapter where she advocates daily for those like her husband Michael who have suffered a brain injury and the loved ones who care for them.
She is also an active volunteer with Soldier’s Angels, Wreaths Across America, Marleigh’s Ministries, and “Operation Beautiful”. Catherine also continues to serve as a Mock Judge and Judge’s Chair within the Miss America System.
Catherine is a staunch advocate for pageantry and all that it does to enrich and empower women across the world. She believes pageantry truly is what you make of it. She feels the most important crown may not be the one on your head but rather the one you carry in your heart. That is the one that truly counts as its impact carries you through the rest of your life.
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