Teale Shawn Murdock BrownREAD BIO
Teale Shawn Murdock Brown
was born in Los Angeles California and began her life in the west, before relocating with her family to the south for nearly a decade. She was bit by the beauty pageant bug at the age of 15 when she won her first county title in southeast Texas and competed in many beauty and scholarship pageants throughout the state including Miss Texas Teen USA and National American Miss. During her senior year of high school, Teale found herself back in the west following a family move and continued to adamantly pursue pageant life in Salt Lake City, Utah, falling in love with western culture and its people. After competing for the title of Miss Utah USA for eight years placing in the top 5, seven times including being called as first runner-up twice, she reached one of her most desired lifelong goals finally winning her Utah state title and the opportunity to compete at Miss USA in the summer of 2016. Throughout her year, she worked with the nonprofit organizations Best Buddies of America, Best Friends Animal Society, and the American Heart Association. She also appeared and hosted events at the annual Sundance Film Festival, and Utah’s Best of State, in addition to many other events throughout Utah.
Teale has been a student of communications and theatre at Weber State University and has always enjoyed working with people finding her talents in sales, and dentistry. She started modeling at the age of 18 and has continued her time in front of the camera in commercial ad’s, fashion, spokesmodeling, movies, and has even been featured as title characters for award winning authors on the cover of multiple best selling novel series. Teale has continued modeling in addition to her work in the medical field and to develop her talents in entertainment and public relations. She enjoys traveling with her husband Justin, wake surfing, hiking, and spending important time with her friends, family, and dog. She and her husband are thrilled to be starting their own family with the arrival of their first baby, a boy, due in February!
Dean PetersonREAD BIO
Raised in Texas, Dean moved to Utah shortly after high school and has made Utah his home. Dean started his career in design, branding and marketing working with both local and international companies like Paul Mitchell, Dish Network and GM’s Hummer brand. Currently Dean is the Chief Marketing Officer of an international supplement company based in the Salt Lake Area. His favorite part of the job is traveling the globe connecting with retailers and customers from all types of cultures. In his off time, he enjoys jeeping and socializing with friends.