Elizabeth CardilloREAD BIO
is 28 years old and originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is currently a resident of Los Angeles and is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. Capitalizing on her experience at FIDM, she entered the bridal industry where she worked as a bridal stylist and manager for 6 years. After competing within the Miss USA System for 4 years, Elizabeth was crowned Miss Pennsylvania USA 2015 and competed at Miss USA 2015 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Newly engaged, Elizabeth is currently enjoying her time wedding planning with her fiancé Raj.
Thom Brodeur-KazanjianREAD BIO
Thom is a fashion and beauty industry expert. Most recently he served as the CEO of yandy.com– the official swimwear and activewear sponsor of the 2017 Miss USA & Miss Teen USA pageants. No stranger to the pageant industry for nearly 30 years he served as a judge, producer, state director and pageant coach with over two dozen state and national titleholder from numerous systems. Recently Thom has launched TBK Productions – a pageant coaching company and Brodeur – Kazanjian Beauty & Fashion- a firm specializing in helping entrepreneurs launch their brands online!
Gretchen PolhemusREAD BIO
In 1989, Gretchen Polhemus made worldwide history, when she became the 5th consecutive Miss Texas to win the title of Miss USA. She later went on to compete in the Miss Universe Pageant, from Cancun, Mexico, where she finished 2nd. After her year as Miss USA, she went to work for ESPN Television as a Commentator and also went on to report for ABC, NBC and FOX, In addition She has also continued her career as a Professional Model. Appearing in numerous magazines and has also been listed as one of the Nation’s top models over 35. She is very involved with several community and charity events. Gretchen is a single Mother of 5 children and considers that to be her most favorite thing about her life.
Ryan MilesREAD BIO
is the Co-Director for RPM Productions, Inc., producers of the Miss Alabama, Louisiana, North Carolina, and South Carolina USA Pageants for the Miss Universe Organization. He is also the Owner of Sage Media Group, a company that specializes in event photography and graphic design. Ryan is a graduate of the University of South Carolina where he majored in Chemistry and minored in Business Administration. Ryan is also a veteran judge in the Miss Universe Organization having judged 10 different state pageants and was on the judging panel that selected 2 of the last 6 Miss Teen USA’s. While living in Los Angeles from 2014-2016, Ryan worked on numerous television shows for such recognizable clients as MTV, E! Entertainment, Comedy Central, Nat Geo Wild, and Bravo. In 2016, Ryan moved back to the South and now calls Charlotte, North Carolina home.
Tiffany FallonREAD BIO
International TV personality and well renowned model Tiffany Fallon began her career after winning the title of Miss Georgia USA in 2001. Shortly thereafter, she placed 2nd runner-up at the Miss USA Pageant . Since then, this classic brunette beauty has been featured in countless print campaigns and commercials, graced the covers of numerous magazines and appeared in several TV programs for CBS, NBC, SPIKE, Fox Sports, TBS and CMT Networks. Presently she just wrapped filming and co starring in the feature film Trade set to be released in 2019. In 2006 Tiffany married guitarist Joe Don Rooney of the CMA & ACM Award winning trio Rascal Flatts. The couple currently resides in Nashville,Tennessee with their three beautiful children Jagger, Raquel Blue and Devon Olivia.