President/Owner
Member of SAG and AFTRA, veteran of national TV commercials, magazines and motion pictures.

“Travelling to the fashion capitals of the world and placing our graduates with the top fashion agencies has helped me to discover the secrets of becoming a successful model or actor; making it in this business requires beauty, personality and knowledge – A TOTAL PACKAGE! My staff and I at Image Internatioal help you to achieve these goals.”

Vice President/Director
Runway, catalog and print model in Tokyo, New York and Philadelphia, national TV commercials, QVC

“Our scouts and staff are trained to discover new faces to teach and develop into the stars of tomorrow. Self esteem, healthy bodies, style and grace are the elements that separate image models from the rest of the pack. We help you to achieve your greatest potential, not only in the fashion world, but also for every goal you set out to accomplish. Let Image International show you how to present your best image possible.”

INSTRUCTOR BIOS

Alex Valentin - Women’s Instructor

While pursuing her degree in Marketing at Kutztown University, Alex graduated from the Women’s Modeling program. Alex has done work on QVC with their beauty vendors Smashbox and Sarah Potempa. She has also been in multiple editorials in Lehigh Valley Style, and she is very active in runway modeling. Alex is very eager to further her career in the fashion world, both in front of and behind the camera.

Amanda Jones - Women's Instructor & Make-up and Skincare Specialist

Amanda completed the Image International Women's Modeling program in 1998. She now models in the Lehigh Valley as well as the Philadelphia market for print, television and runway. You can also see her on QVC. Amanda has been a licensed Esthetician since 1999 and won "best makeup" in 2004 for Philadelphia Style Magazine's makeover contest. She has also studied extensively with the Dermalogica Skincare Institute. 

Deanna Fontanez - Women's Instructor & Runway Coach

Deanna has been a professional model since 2007, modeling in print ads and on television. She also has been a regular on QVC since she began modeling. You can see her on the Mally Beauty website, a high end celebrity makeup line.

Desirée Pascal - Women’s Instructor

Desiree Pascal graduated from Penn State University with a BS in Secondary Education, and went on to pursue two master’s degrees from Saint Joseph’s University. With five Pennsylvania teaching certifications, she is an experienced educator. Desiree completed the Women’s Modeling program with Image International, and has done work with QVC, Lehigh Valley Style, and also appeared in a Will Smith music video.

Jim Vivian - Acting Coach

Jim is a graduate of Northampton Community College (Associate Degree in Education) and the Leland Powers School of Television Broadcasting (Boston, MA). He has been an acting teacher for over 25 years, performed in over 50 TV commercials, industrial films and TV productions in New York, Philadelphia and the Lehigh Valley. Besides Image International, Jim has also taught acting at the Weist Barron School for Television (Philadelphia).

Jordan Norberto

Jordan is a licensed hairstylist, certified MUD makeup instructor, and makeup artist for the past 3 years. He has done numerous photoshoots around the Lehigh Valley and surrounding areas, specializing in beauty and fashion makeup. He has also had his work published in magazines and catalogs. His current focus is beauty and fashion makeup/hair. Jordan is very eager to expand his horizons and help others to expand theirs. He believes that in order to teach you must be willing to learn.

Katelynn Walsh - Makeup Instructor

Katelynn graduated from a top makeup school in L.A., Makeup Designory. She specializes in everything from high fashion to detailed make up. While living in L.A. Katelynn worked on various independent movies, many of which were featured at Sundance and many other large film festivals. She has also had her work published in magazines and catalogs. Katelynn's current focus has been on beauty and fashion makeup. She has been involved with many fashion shows in the Tri-State area. Katelynn is a M.U.D. (Makeup Designory) certified instructor.

Laura Gregson - Children's Instructor

Laura is a graduate of Kutztown University with a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education. She is currently a teacher at Sheckler Elementary School. Laura is also an Image International graduate. She started modeling when she was 13 years old. Since then she has been booked frequently and has had many great work experiences over the years.

Lee Behler - Photographer

Lee has been photographing models for over 20 years. He attended Kutztown University and graduated from the University of The State of New York. Lee had the opportunity to work on the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit shoot, with renowned photographer Robert Huntzinger and legendary super models Kathy Ireland, Paulina Porizkova and Naomi Campbell.

Maressa DeNicola - Women’s Instructor & Runway Coach

Maressa is not only an experienced model, but has been a full time hair stylist since 2003. She is a beauty model for QVC, working with companies like Nick Chavez, Ojon, and It Cosmetics. Maressa has been a very active print model, being featured in magazines such as Lehigh Valley Style.

Matt Strouse - Men’s Instructor

Matt studied electrical engineering at Montgomery County Community College. He completed the Men’s Program in 2009 and has been active in the industry ever since. Matt works with QVC, Majestic, Lehigh Valley Style, Boscov’s, and Men’s Warehouse. In addition to being a successful print model, he is also incredibly active in runway shows. Matt is currently an instructor for the Men’s Modeling program.

Melanie Pereira - Women's Instructor

Melanie graduated from Drexel University with a BS in Fashion Design. She studied abroad at the London College of Fashion, and briefly worked in the industry in NYC and for a former Project Runway contestant. Melanie is a currently PA certified high school teacher and holds a Master's degree in teaching from Marywood University. She completed the Women's Modeling program with Image International. Her experience includes commercial modeling and parts modeling.

Michelle Holloway - Women’s Instructor & Runway Coach

Michelle has been a working model since the age of 8. As an adult, she now models full time in the Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, New York, and Miami. Michelle is especially accomplished at runway as well as being a very popular print and television model. You can see her featured on QVC where she models fashion, shoes, jewelry and other items. 

Steve Kilroy - Men’s Instructor

Steve began modeling at Image International when he was 17 years old. After he graduated from the University of Pittsburgh he pursued his modeling career doing print work for Boscov’s, Men’s Health, QVC, Cybex, Jos. A. Bank and Lehigh Valley Style as well as appearing in many local TV commercials and runway shows. Steve currently teaches the Men’s Modeling program at Image.

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Image International is a state licensed modeling and talent agency located in Allentown Pennsylvania representing men, women, teens, and children. Also offering professional educational training and development for experienced or inexperienced models and actors in fashion, photo, runway, or print modeling and television or film acting. Serving the Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia PA and surrounding areas.