MARISA LLOREDA  - Co-National Director   Marisa has devoted the last 20+ years working in entertainment with a career path driven by her love of film, television and music. She’s been a sales executive at NBC radio, and a creative executive at Paramount and MGM Pathe. She was also integral to the development and production of the TV series, Baywatch. After launching 15 digital platforms for Bigstar.tv, she founded Redbarre Media, an international TV distribution and production company whose series, Straight Outta the Garage, will be premiering on the Discovery Network's Velocity/Motor Trend channel in 2019. She has a passion for filmmaking as well, having directed the award-winning documentary feature, Streets of Flamenco.

MARISA LLOREDA - Co-National Director

Marisa has devoted the last 20+ years working in entertainment with a career path driven by her love of film, television and music. She’s been a sales executive at NBC radio, and a creative executive at Paramount and MGM Pathe. She was also integral to the development and production of the TV series, Baywatch. After launching 15 digital platforms for Bigstar.tv, she founded Redbarre Media, an international TV distribution and production company whose series, Straight Outta the Garage, will be premiering on the Discovery Network's Velocity/Motor Trend channel in 2019. She has a passion for filmmaking as well, having directed the award-winning documentary feature, Streets of Flamenco.


RAFFY TESORO   -  Co-National Director   Raffy has twenty years of apprenticeship under his mother, Patis Tesoro, has taught him the crafts of cutting, sewing, product development, conceptual creation and many other artistic skills. His father, Jose Claro Tesoro, is a founding member of the Tanghalang Pilipino, a theater group based at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Through this influence, he learned the art of acting, set design and production, costume design and stage management. He has been involved in major national and international pageants based in the Philippines such as Miss Earth International, Miss Earth Philippines and Bb. Philippines, for over ten years.

RAFFY TESORO - Co-National Director

Raffy has twenty years of apprenticeship under his mother, Patis Tesoro, has taught him the crafts of cutting, sewing, product development, conceptual creation and many other artistic skills. His father, Jose Claro Tesoro, is a founding member of the Tanghalang Pilipino, a theater group based at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Through this influence, he learned the art of acting, set design and production, costume design and stage management. He has been involved in major national and international pageants based in the Philippines such as Miss Earth International, Miss Earth Philippines and Bb. Philippines, for over ten years.

PAULA PAMINTUAN - Co-National Director   Paula has been in and around the entertainment industry from an early age. Coming from a second-generation movie family both in the Philippines and Los Angeles, it was only natural for her to work as a creative in the film and television industry. She has over 30 years’ experience in different aspects of entertainment including music video production and costuming, as well as hair & make-up artistry for film, television and photo shoots.

PAULA PAMINTUAN - Co-National Director

Paula has been in and around the entertainment industry from an early age. Coming from a second-generation movie family both in the Philippines and Los Angeles, it was only natural for her to work as a creative in the film and television industry. She has over 30 years’ experience in different aspects of entertainment including music video production and costuming, as well as hair & make-up artistry for film, television and photo shoots.

 
SERENA DE COMARMOND - Executive Producer / Host   As the host of NBC's upcoming new series "Love Me? Love Me!” in the USA, host of “True Love Story” on Lifetime, and the star of Channel 7's new reality series, "Instant Hotel" in Australia, Serena is a public figure with a proven track record in lighting up the screen with her bubbly, confident & heartwarming personality. She’s an accomplished TV show host, MC, Presenter, Actress, Model, Voiceover Artist & Author of two books & countless magazine articles. Serena is also an expert speaker on topics relating to dating, relationships and personal development. Aside from her work in the Entertainment Industry, over the last 12 years Serena has become a recognized part of the entrepreneurial community, creating business in the hair, beauty and tech industries and most recently in the travel and dating space. Serena's passion project is her matchmaker holiday / vacation business called iHeart Travel which creates overseas holidays for single people looking for love. It is through this project that Serena has gained valuable intel on the dating world and has taken this knowledge and turned it into a TV series airing on NBC in the USA and a self-help book called "Love Me? Love Me!".

SERENA DE COMARMOND - Executive Producer / Host

As the host of NBC's upcoming new series "Love Me? Love Me!” in the USA, host of “True Love Story” on Lifetime, and the star of Channel 7's new reality series, "Instant Hotel" in Australia, Serena is a public figure with a proven track record in lighting up the screen with her bubbly, confident & heartwarming personality. She’s an accomplished TV show host, MC, Presenter, Actress, Model, Voiceover Artist & Author of two books & countless magazine articles. Serena is also an expert speaker on topics relating to dating, relationships and personal development. Aside from her work in the Entertainment Industry, over the last 12 years Serena has become a recognized part of the entrepreneurial community, creating business in the hair, beauty and tech industries and most recently in the travel and dating space. Serena's passion project is her matchmaker holiday / vacation business called iHeart Travel which creates overseas holidays for single people looking for love. It is through this project that Serena has gained valuable intel on the dating world and has taken this knowledge and turned it into a TV series airing on NBC in the USA and a self-help book called "Love Me? Love Me!".

Gabriela Ono - Pageant Production Manager   Gabriela was born in São Paulo, Brazil, where she got her Bachelor’s Degree in Audiovisual and where she started her career as a producer. She moved to Los Angeles where she earned her master’s degree in producing for film and television from the New York Film Academy. Since then, she has produced nine short films such as “Elephant in the Room” and “Rubato”. Additionally, she directed the short documentary “Once Upon a Costume”. Currently she is focused on producing features and TV shows with adventurous plots.

Gabriela Ono - Pageant Production Manager

Gabriela was born in São Paulo, Brazil, where she got her Bachelor’s Degree in Audiovisual and where she started her career as a producer. She moved to Los Angeles where she earned her master’s degree in producing for film and television from the New York Film Academy. Since then, she has produced nine short films such as “Elephant in the Room” and “Rubato”. Additionally, she directed the short documentary “Once Upon a Costume”. Currently she is focused on producing features and TV shows with adventurous plots.

DERRICK CRUZ - Line Producer / Writer   Derrick graduated from the New York Film Academy with a Master of Fine Arts in Filmmaking in 2016 and now works professionally as a director and producer in Los Angeles. In addition to short films and web series Derrick is the co-creator and Director of the award winning TV Pilot "Served". He is also the writer, director and producer of the award winning short film, "Akirah". He now looks to bring the same singular focus, dedication and enthusiasm to writing and producing Mister Supranational USA.

DERRICK CRUZ - Line Producer / Writer

Derrick graduated from the New York Film Academy with a Master of Fine Arts in Filmmaking in 2016 and now works professionally as a director and producer in Los Angeles. In addition to short films and web series Derrick is the co-creator and Director of the award winning TV Pilot "Served". He is also the writer, director and producer of the award winning short film, "Akirah". He now looks to bring the same singular focus, dedication and enthusiasm to writing and producing Mister Supranational USA.


 
JONATHAN WILLIAMSON - Official Photographer   Jonathan has been shooting most of his life. He was fortunate to work for Eastman Kodak in the motion picture division, spending time with many talented cinematographers who helped him form his own vision. Shooting around the world, capturing the architecture, colors and the people from Mykonos, to Santorini, to Paris, to Cuba— Jonathan is also known for his work shooting swimsuit and fitness male models.  https://www.jonathanwilliamsonphotography.com/

JONATHAN WILLIAMSON - Official Photographer

Jonathan has been shooting most of his life. He was fortunate to work for Eastman Kodak in the motion picture division, spending time with many talented cinematographers who helped him form his own vision. Shooting around the world, capturing the architecture, colors and the people from Mykonos, to Santorini, to Paris, to Cuba— Jonathan is also known for his work shooting swimsuit and fitness male models. https://www.jonathanwilliamsonphotography.com/


GENESIS ILADA - Official Photographer   Genesis' career in the entertainment field started as a make up artist and photographer. Her make up work has appeared in international beauty magazines such as Elle, Harper's Bazaar, Marie Claire, Glamour and her photography can be seen in the pages of fashion magazines such as HUF, Mith, IMute and Jute. She volunteers her talent in creating employment for the under represented communities of color and transgender community in the fashion industry.

GENESIS ILADA - Official Photographer

Genesis' career in the entertainment field started as a make up artist and photographer. Her make up work has appeared in international beauty magazines such as Elle, Harper's Bazaar, Marie Claire, Glamour and her photography can be seen in the pages of fashion magazines such as HUF, Mith, IMute and Jute. She volunteers her talent in creating employment for the under represented communities of color and transgender community in the fashion industry.

MARTI HEIL - Social Media Director   Marti Heil, brings her talents from years of managing, hands-on, social media for her own highly-successful designer jewelry brand, Fables in the Air.  https://www.fablesintheair.com/  Marti’s background as a professional singer and former top lingerie model in New York informs her creativity in curating and managing images, video and written content, and an innate sense of how to listen and respond to users in a social way. Marti has managed social media for Reeve Carney (Spiderman: Turn of the Dark, Penny Dreadful, Rocky Horror), as well as several other music / entertainment clients and real estate brands.

MARTI HEIL - Social Media Director

Marti Heil, brings her talents from years of managing, hands-on, social media for her own highly-successful designer jewelry brand, Fables in the Air. https://www.fablesintheair.com/ Marti’s background as a professional singer and former top lingerie model in New York informs her creativity in curating and managing images, video and written content, and an innate sense of how to listen and respond to users in a social way. Marti has managed social media for Reeve Carney (Spiderman: Turn of the Dark, Penny Dreadful, Rocky Horror), as well as several other music / entertainment clients and real estate brands.