the team.

founder/ceo

jillian spano

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Jillian Spano is a wife and mother of three. She holds two bachelor's degrees in Psychology

and Communication as well as her Master's in Counseling Psychology. After a successful

career in the healthcare industry, she sought a career that allowed her to empower women. As result, she founded Next Paige Productions in 2017. Jillian is a signed model in NYC and Philadelphia. She began modeling at the age of 17  and has been featured in both print

campaigns and commercials as well as walked in New York Fashion Week. Her passion for the fashion industry continued as Jillian had the opportunity to serve as the Associate Producer and Model Casting Director for NYFW 2.0 as featured on Fashion Week Online, New York Fashion Week's official calendar. Additionally, she manages all three of her children who are signed

with a top children's modeling agency in New York City, Generation Model Management as

well as she works with young ladies and women in model development to help them

navigate the industry. With a deep love for the world of pageantry, Jillian has experience as an Executive State Director and Producer, a state and international titleholder, and a coach and judge for state, national and international pageants. She was named one of The Most Fascinating People in Pageantry by Beauty It's Everywhere in Art & Beauty Magazine. Jillian has also served as Vice President for the official hair and make up team for the Miss Universe Organization state level pageants and other national level pageant systems. Following this path, Jillian has lived by

her own belief "you cannot become what you dream by remaining where you are."

 

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April Sixsmith was born and raised in Long Island, New York. At 18 years old April began competing in pageants and eventually became Miss Alaska World, Miss NY US, Miss New York Earth USA and Miss Earth USA ECO. She is an active advocate and public speaker for mental health, domestic and international relations and veteran security.  She has taken her volunteer work as far as participating in mission trips for recovery efforts post natural disaster. She hosted her own radio show on WVOX radio for two hours a week discussing all topics from pop culture to politics. She has been modeling and acting professionally since age 18. She has been featured in shows and movies airing on stations like CBS, NBC, HBO and more. April is a firm believer that “If someone tells you no, you are talking to the wrong person.” She thoroughly enjoys making people’s dreams come true and allowing them to showcase their best potential on and off the stage.
 

Executive

coordinator

april Sixsmith

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With 15 years of experience, Nydia has made a name for herself starting off at the age of 18 as an artist for one of the biggest company names in the world at the time, MAC Cosmetics. She followed her dream, working for 5 time Emmy award winning makeup artist (The Today show, The View) EVE PEARL as her Global PRO Membership Director and Executive assistant. Eve was the reason she pursued the career of makeup over a decade ago. Nydia is also a Celebrity & Published makeup artist whose work has been featured on television, The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, FOX Television, NYFW, The Grammys, The Miss Universe Organization, Brides.com, The Harpers Baazar, W Magazine and more. She has also made television appearances on Telemundo and Dr.Oz.Nydia is the Beauty Director for Fashion GXD Magazine, an internationally best selling magazine based out of NYC.  Nydia's experience spans across a broad scope of field within the makeup industry and is also a global educator in beauty. She has taught her signature makeup techniques to hundreds of students all over the country. She is also the owner of an award winning luxury makeup studio & bridal suite in Cedar Grove, NJ. Nydia is currently working on launching her non profit organization - Beauty for a Smile, which provides makeup and hair services to those living with special needs.

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LEAD BEAUTY DIRECTOR

Mariah Toussaint graduated from Monmouth University with a Bachelor’s degree in Heath Studies with a minor in Biology. She is a certified NASM personal trainer and fitness coach specializing in women’s weight loss and muscle tone. Mariah has been personal training for six years and is fluent in at-home workouts, body weight workouts, weightlifting including: barbells and kettlebells and customized nutrition plans. She is an Olympic long jump athlete looking to qualify for the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Mariah is also a former pageant contestant placing top 17 at Miss New Jersey USA 2020 (her first pageant). 

 

fitness/nutrition specialist

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Rebecca Lea Chisholm is an accomplished actress, singer and dancer.  She is a classically trained soprano with performances that include The Lincoln Center and Backstage Broadway in NYC.  She holds a BFA in Musical Theater from (AMDA) The American Musical Dramatic Academy.  She is a member of SAG-AFTRA. As a model, she has graced the covers of and been featured in a variety of magazines, including Supermodel’s Unlimited, Pageantry Magazine and Art and Beauty Magazine. She was named Supermodel’s Unlimited Rising Star in 2016 and has been featured on numerous billboards in Time Square. With 18 years in the pageant industry, Rebecca has won numerous local, state and national titles.  She is a gifted choreographer & stage manager for state and national pageants as well as modeling events for: MacDuggal, Rachael Allen and the coveted top model competition for Art and Beauty Magazine during NYFW. She also volunteers her talents with numerous non-profit organizations.  Rebecca has started a new venture as a faith- based clothing designer. Her collection primarily sold out on her first showing at NYFW. The name of her collection is called “Faith by a Feather” and is featured on her website www.rebeccalea.net

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choreographer

Rebecca lea

Eddia Jane Watts was born in Wilmington, Delaware, spent a majority of her early years in Delaware, and then raised in Asbury Park, NJ. At the age of 16, Eddia began her journey into pageantry and modeling through a seemingly rare occurrence that has led her on an amazing ride thus far! Eddia went on to be crowned 2016 Teen Miss New Jersey Earth USA, 2017 Miss Northeast Earth USA, Miss Grand Delaware 2019, and Queen Beauty South Carolina 2020. She currently is a full-time student at Brookdale Community College, majoring in English and will complete her degree in the Winter of 2021. Eddia also has opened her own photography studio, Eddia Jane Photography, which specializes in portrait and pageantry headshots. Also, an avid writer and author, Eddia has released one novel, 'Elena: The Beginning' and a short story, 'Nothing'. Currently, Eddia is creating the "Effervescence of Life" project through her photography studio in which she showcases the inner beauty of men and women who have gone through devastating emotional trauma becuase mental health and depression have always been a platform of hers after a traumatic event for her in 2019. In the modeling industry, Eddia has opened the HiTechModa Spring/Summer 20 NYFW show, as well as modeled for Promgirl and Amazon and has walked in every NYFW season since 2016. Finally, Eddia is currently working as a Developmental Editor for Luxe Kurves Magazine and finalizing the publication of her next novel, "Revelation". Eddia believes, "It's in the darkest moments that we find our greatest strengths." She is excited to be able to help women reach their full potential while competing for the Miss New Jersey Earth USA titles!

RECRUITER

EDDIA WATTS