Sponsors

Rian Valentine,
214 Consulting

Mrs Ohio American 2020 Rian Valentine is a lifetime resident of Central Ohio, where she resides with her husband, Christian.  Rian is a graduate of The Ohio State University, and is a huge Buckeye sports fan and goes to as many games as possible! She has a BA in Political Science, an MBA and an MPA in Healthcare.  She owns 214 Consulting and collaborates with her husband’s videography company 214 Studios.  Rian is a huge advocate for changing the community in multiple areas and currently sits on several boards and committees at a state and national level.  She is currently the Vice Chair of the LLB for the American Lung Association, Partnership Development Director Elect for the Junior League of Columbus, and a board member for Girl Power to name a few.  Highly involved in advocacy for healthcare for women, Rian has a blog called Gluten Free Gluttony and also speaks nationally about her Program CARE. Rian spends her free time working out, traveling and spending time with her three amazing huskies and cat! Rian is so excited to be the inaugural Mrs Ohio American, and is so excited to spend her year advocating for women’s health and inclusion in all areas of life! 

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2022 sponsorship for Ohio, Michigan, Virginia, and West Virginia

(All titleholders, including People's Choice)
$500 Worth of services provided by 214 Consulting

Christine Harmeyer, Winning with Christine

Born and raised in Ohio, Christine started competing in pageants at the age of 14. By the time she was 19 , she proudly placed 2nd runner up in the Miss USA pageant system and held the title of Mrs. Ohio America in 2007. In between pageants, she models, has been featured in numerous TV commercials and national fashion magazines and has enjoyed judging for many state and national pageants which some of which include the Miss America organization and National American Miss National Pageants. Christine now travels the country as a successful winning pageant coach-who specializes in teaching her clients how to have their own signature walk, attending various pageants, teaching runway modeling, and as a national speaker. She also enjoys traveling the world to discover the most beautiful beaches with her husband John.

2022 Sponsorship for Ohio, Michigan, Virginia, and West Virginia

The 2022 USA National State Queens will receive one complimentary 30-minute session (must have Ohio, Michigan, Virginia, or West Virginia state title). There will be a special discounted rate for all USA National Queens including alternate titles.

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Jorge Esteban,
PageantSmart Interview Consulting

With a professional career experience encompassing over 30 years in the telecommunications industry, Jorge's background in the field of communications led to his creation in 2014 of PageantSmart Interview Consulting. He is a graduate of Florida International University, earning his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Marketing. In 1990, he earned a Master's Degree in Project Management from George Washington University. In pageantry, PageantSmart over time has become a global leader in the industry. Jorge has worked with hundreds of young women who have won prestigious titles such as Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, USA National Miss, National American Miss, Miss US International, Royal International Miss, American Co Ed, USA Ambassador, International Junior Miss, and in the USA system alone, Jorge has had over 150 state Miss or Teen winners in just the past 10 years. Jorge has been an a nationals judge for UNM in 2015 as well as handles lead master of ceremonies for UNM Nationals for the past 5 years. He consistenly has high placements and national winners at UNM in the Preteen, Jr Teen, Teen and Miss categories. In addition, Jorge is the National Director for Miss Universe Iceland and Miss Supranational Iceland. 

2022 sponsorship for Ohio, Michigan, Virginia,

and West Virginia

One complimentary individual one hour session for Senior Division State Queens only (must have Ohio, Michigan, Virginia, or West Virginia state title).

Henri’s Cloud Nine is excited to announce they will be the exclusive wardrobe sponsor for the 2022 USA National Miss Ohio State queens!  This is an exclusive sponsorship for only the six Ohio State Queens and the People’s Choice Queen with the reigning titles as follows:

2022 USA National Miss Ohio Jr. Princess

2022 USA National Miss Ohio Princess

2022 USA National Miss Ohio Preteen

2022 USA National Miss Ohio Jr. Teen

2022 USA National Miss Ohio Teen

2022 USA National Miss Ohio Miss 

2022 USA National Miss Midwest (People’s Choice).

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The 2022 USA National Miss Ohio Senior Division Queens (Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss) will receive $1,800 each to be used towards their national competition wardrobe which includes Runway and Evening Gown.  

 

The 2022 USA National Miss Ohio Junior Division Queens (Jr. Princess, Princess, and Preteen) will receive $1,000 each to be used towards their national competition wardrobe which includes Runway and Evening Gown. 

 

The 2022 USA National Miss Buckeye State Queens will be awarded $600 for a Senior Division title and $400 for a Junior Division title to be used towards their national competition wardrobe which includes Runway and Evening Gown. 

 

If you accept the sponsorship, you must wear a Henri’s Cloud Nine Runway and Formal Wear dress at the National Pageant.  If any state titleholders do not wear the agreed upon runway or formal wear during the national competition, she/parents/guardian will be solely responsible for the full retail cost of the selected dress. You may decline the sponsorship and work with another dress store at your own expense.  

 

The USA National Miss Ohio titleholders must also agree to post and tag Henri’s Cloud Nine on social media any time they appear in Henri’s attire or is in a Henri’s store. This includes the state pageant, on site fittings, and events at Henri’s Cloud Nine. 

 

Get ready for the royal treatment!  You will be dressed by the best gown store in Ohio! 

Viper Apparel Prom and Pageant

Viper Apparel Prom and Pageant is the official sponsor for the 2022 USA National Miss Michigan State queens! Their store was voted the #1 best dress shop in Michigan by Pageant Planet. You are guaranteed to shine on the National stage!

The exclusive award for the USA National Miss Michigan Senior Division State Queens includes the Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss. These queens receive $1,000 towards both runway and evening gown wardrobe competition and $200 towards an interview outfit for the UNM National Pageant.

The exclusive award for the USA National Miss Michigan Junior Division State Queens includes Jr. Princess, Princess, and Preteen. Each queen will each receive $750 towards both runway and evening gown wardrobe competition and $200 towards your interview outfit for the UNM National Pageant.

The exclusive award for the People’s Choice/Wolverine State will be either the Senior or Junior Division Award.

The exclusive award for the USA National Miss Queens crowned with an alternate title will each receive $500 towards your runway and evening gown and $200 towards your interview outfit for the UNM National Pageant.

But Wait There’s More Prizes!

  •  Viper Apparel Prom and Pageant will provide a private party for the newly crowned titleholders and you will receive some special gifts! If you are unable to attend the event the gifts are forfeited.

  • There will be an Instagram takeover!

  • You are invited to participate in the Viper Apparel Prom and Pageant annual fashion show. It is your responsibility to inquire about this event.

  • All queens may borrow dresses for three (3) main appearances only during your reign (you cannot borrow any apparel item for a pageant competition, UNM State Pageant, or UNM National Pageant). This is an exclusive opportunity to look your best to solely promote USA National Miss as a reigning 2022 queen for an event only. Wardrobe pieces borrowed must be returned in the same condition.

If you accept the sponsorship, you must wear the Viper apparel you selected on stage at the UNM National Pageant. If any titleholders do not wear the apparel during the national competition, she/parents/guardian will be solely responsible to reimburse Viper for the full sponsorship amount awarded. You may decline the sponsorship and work with another dress

store at your own expense.

The USA National Miss Michigan titleholders must also agree to post and tag Viper Apparel Prom and Pageant on social media any time they appear in Viper attire or is at the Viper store. This includes the state pageant, on site fittings, and events at Viper Apparel Prom & Pageant.

If you are unable to travel to Viper Prom and Pageant to shop in person, any queen with an alternate title will receive $250 towards an online purchase for a runway or evening gown. You will need to contact Viper Prom and Pageant via text (989) 992-9004 for assistance with the purchase.

Please note if you do not utilize the full sponsorship the remaining unused balance is forfeited.

The sponsorship only applies to runway, evening gown, and interview.

Reflections Prom Prom and Pageant

Reflection Prom and Pageant is excited to announce they will be the exclusive wardrobe sponsor for the 2022 USA National Miss Virginia State queens! This is an exclusive sponsorship for only the six Virginia State Queens and the People’s Choice Queen with the reigning titles as follows:

2022 USA National Miss Virginia Jr. Princess

2022 USA National Miss Virginia Princess

2022 USA National Miss Virginia Preteen

2022 USA National Miss Virginia Jr. Teen

2022 USA National Miss Virginia Teen

2022 USA National Miss Virginia Miss

2022 USA National Miss Commonwealth State (People’s Choice).

The Senior Division Queens (Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss) will receive $1,800 each to be used towards their national competition wardrobe which includes Runway and Evening Gown.

The Junior Division Queens (Jr. Princess, Princess, and Preteen) will receive $1,000 each to be used towards their national competition wardrobe which includes Runway and Evening Gown.

If you accept the sponsorship, you must wear a Reflections Runway and Formal Wear dress on stage at the National Pageant. If any state titleholders do not wear the agreed upon runway or formal wear during the national competition, she/parents/guardian will be solely responsible for the full retail cost of the selected dress. You may decline the sponsorship and work with another dress store at your own expense. 

 

The USA National Miss Virginia titleholders must also agree to post and tag Reflections on social media any time they appear in Reflections Prom and Pageant attire or is in the Reflections store. This includes the state pageant, on site fittings, and events at Reflections. 

 

Get ready for the royal treatment! You will be dressed by the best gown store in Virginia!

Oliverio’s Prom and Bridal Boutique

Oliverio’s Prom and Bridal Boutique is excited to announce they will be the exclusive wardrobe sponsor for the 2022 USA National Miss West Virginia State queens!  This is an exclusive sponsorship for only the six West Virginia State Queens and the People’s Choice Queen with the reigning titles as follows:

2022 USA National Miss West Virginia Jr. Princess

2022 USA National Miss West Virginia Princess

2022 USA National Miss West Virginia Preteen

2022 USA National Miss West Virginia Jr. Teen

2022 USA National Miss West Virginia Teen

2022 USA National Miss West Virginia Miss 

2022 USA National Miss Panhandle State (People’s Choice).

 

The 2022 USA National Miss West Virginia Senior Division Queens (Jr. Teen, Teen, and Miss) will receive $1,000 each to be used towards their national competition wardrobe which includes Runway and Evening Gown.

The 2022 USA National Miss West Virginia Junior Division Queens (Jr. Princess, Princess, and Preteen) will receive $500 each to be used towards their national competition wardrobe which includes Runway and Evening Gown. 

 

The 2022 USA National Miss Mountain State Queens will be awarded $250 to be used towards their national competition wardrobe which includes Runway and Evening Gown. 

 

If you accept the sponsorship, you must wear an Oliverio’s Prom and Bridal Boutique Runway and Formal Wear dress at the National Pageant.  If any state titleholders do not wear the agreed upon runway or formal wear during the national competition, she/parents/guardian will be solely responsible for the full retail cost of the selected dress. You may decline the sponsorship and work with another dress store at your own expense.  

 

The USA National Miss West Virginia, Mountain State, and Panhandle State titleholders must also agree to post and tag Oliverio’s Prom and Bridal Boutique on social media any time they appear in Oliverio’s attire or are in the Boutique. This includes the state pageant, on site fittings, and events at Oliverio’s. 

 

Get ready for the royal treatment!  You will be dressed by the best gown store in West Virginia!

Marc Defang

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Marc Defang, a native New Yorker, head designer of Marc Defang New York, is an acclaimed fashion designer with more than 25 years of experience in the industry. He is trained in Fashion Design and Merchandising at the Fashion Institute of Technology and Berkeley College in New York City. Marc Defang is a talented and creative individual who previously worked at Issac Mizrahi, Ann Taylor, and Jockey. At the age of 31, he was appointed CEO of a public listed company in Asia. Marc Defang serves a community of accomplished women in the fashion, pageant, and entertainment industry. His sponsorships and donations through numerous non-profit organizations has impacted the lives of many less fortunate girls. Marc Defang’s creativity and passion in his designs, and strong vision for the company has gained him a loyal following worldwide. 

 

2022 Sponsorship for the USA National Miss State Pageants in Ohio, Michigan, Virginia, and West Virginia

  • The 2022 USA National Miss State Queens in Ohio, Michigan, Virginia, and West Virginia will receive an exclusive coupon link for 30% off to use on all regular priced items at marcdefang.com during their reign.

Sarah Kelsey, Rhinestone Lipgloss

Sarah Kelsey is a 2011 graduate of The Ohio State University. In 2015 her husband convinced her to pursue her hobby of jewelry design and the rest is history.  Sarah founded the company Rhinestone Lipgloss in 2015.  Rhinestone Lipgloss makes one of a kind, handmade crystal couture earrings that are incredibly lightweight.  Her jewelry designs have been seen on the Red Carpet, worn by the Miss America contestants, and by so many beautiful women from around the world. Sarah is excited to partner with the USA National Miss State Director, Stacey Mulinex in Ohio, Michigan, Virginia, and West Virginia to offer an exclusive opportunity for the State Queens and Delegates. Rhinestone Lipgloss has an assortment of stock items available online at rhinestonelipgloss.com or they can make all your dreams come true with an exclusive creation to match your evening gown or runway fashion. To begin a custom design, message the Rhinestone Lipgloss FB Page.

2022 Sponsorship for USA National Miss Michigan, Ohio, Virginia, and West Virginia State Queens

  • 2022 USA National Miss Michigan, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia State, and People’s Choice Queens will receive a $100 gift card.

  • 2022 USA National Miss Great Lakes, Buckeye State, Old Dominion, and Mountain State Queens will receive a $50 gift card.

  • 2022 USA National Miss Michigan, Ohio, Virginia, and West Virginia  State Delegates will receive a $25 gift card.

Kiera Hicks,
Lavish Dream Cosmetics LLC

Kiera Hicks is the owner of Lavish Dream Cosmetics LLC. A cosmetics line she started to help her young son’s terrible eczema. She then expanded the home-grown cosmetics line into a business to help other people who may be in the same situation. She has been a Certified Nurse’s Assistant for 4 years. Her passion for helping others shines through in everything she does. A full-time mother of 5, she spends her free time traveling with her children.

2022 USA National Miss Michigan State
and People’s Choice Titleholders 

Lavish Dream Cosmetics LLC is providing some sample size trial products for the new 2022 UA National Miss Michigan State Queens.

Lyle’s Bakery and Catering is a specialty bakery in Canal Winchester, Ohio.  If you are looking for custom or seasonal cookies, cupcakes, cake pops, and cakes then you have found the right spot!  Find us on Facebook to place orders or text/call (419) 340-3136.

2022 USA National Miss Ohio State and People’s Choice Titleholders 

Lyle’s Bakery is providing a box of treats for the 2022 USA National Miss Ohio State and People’s Choice Queens.

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Brenda Jameson, Pageant Ads

Brenda is a talented graphic designer that has supported the pageantry industry for many years.  She offers an artistic and creative approach to pageant design services. From contestant ads to pageant programs to backend registration and contestant management systems, PageantAds is your go-to pageant service provider.  Brenda is also involved in the fashion world and is the Vice President of Operations and Fashion Editor for HiTechMODA.  

 

2022 Sponsorship for the USA National Miss State Pageants in Ohio, Michigan, Virginia, and West Virginia

The 2022 USA National Miss State Queens in Ohio, Michigan, Virginia, and West Virginia will be entitled to a discounted Autograph Card and Car Magnet Design for $25.  The request for the ad and car magnet design must be submitted within four (4) weeks from the date you are crowned.  Contact Brenda via FB Messenger @brendajameson.

Rick Martinez, Studio RM Photography

Rick has over 20 years of experience in the industry. His images create a statement, and he specializes in head shot and lifestyle photography. 

 

2022 Sponsorship for USA National Miss Ohio State Queens 

Rick Martinez is the official headshot photographer for the 2022 USA National Miss Ohio Queens!  This sponsorship includes the 2022 UNM Ohio, Buckeye State, and People’s Choice titleholders.

The sponsorship entitles you to a photo session with Rick Martinez at a special rate of $175 for the sitting fee and four (4) high resolution photos.  The normal price is $400, so this is a savings of $225. This session allows one change.  Additional photos may be purchased too at a discounted rate. 

Hair and makeup services will be available for an additional fee. 

The 2022 USA National Miss Ohio Queens will be required to attend the photo shoot and agree to use an official headshot by Rick Martinez for the UNM National Pageant. If you do not use the official headshot from Rick Martinez, then you forfeit the sponsorship and must reimburse Rick Martinez for the full cost of the session.

 

The 2022 USA National Miss Ohio titleholders must agree to post and tag Rick Martinez on social media any time they post an official photo provided by him.    

 

Get ready for a super fun photo shoot!  Rick is an exceptional photographer with award winning photos.  He works with an exclusive hair and make-up team to make sure you are look your best!    

Chris Hawks Imaging

Chris is a husband to his beautiful wife Beth and a father of three.  He is a chemistry and physics teacher, university instructor at Ohio University, educational technologist, and instructional designer PhD student.  Chris is a professional photographer that has worked in the pageant industry for many years.  Visit his website at chrishawks.com to see some of his photography work.  

Chris will offer a specially priced photo package for all stage shots during pageant weekend.  

2022 Sponsorship for Ohio, Michigan, Virginia, and West Virginia for all titleholders (including People's Choice)

The sponsorship includes one free headshot and full body shot for the newly crowned 2022 Ohio, Michigan, Virginia, and West Virginia Queens in their new USA National Miss crown and sash.  

2022 Sponsorship for USA National Miss Michigan, Virginia, and West Virginia Queens

Chris Hawks is the official headshot photographer for the 2022 USA National Miss Michigan, Virginia, and West Virginia Queens!  This sponsorship includes all the 2022 USA National Miss Titleholders in these states. 

The sponsorship entitles you to a photo session with Chris Hawks at a special rate of $175 for the sitting fee and four (4) high resolution photos.  This is a substantial savings off the normal price.  This session allows one change.  Additional photos may be purchased too at a discounted rate.

Hair and makeup services will be available for an additional fee. 

 

The 2022 USA National Miss Michigan, Virginia, and West Virginia titleholders must agree to post and tag Chris Hawks on social media any time they post an official photo provided by him.    

 

Chris is a wonderful photographer and many of his headshots have won at both a state and national pageant level!  He is excited to be your official headshot photographer.

S&T Consulting Company

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S&T Consulting Company are the coaches and consultants for multiple national and state titleholders. As former successful titleholders, they know exactly what it is like to perfectly prepare to succeed in a pageant. S&T has the unique skills and abilities to take a contestant and help her excel in every area of competition! Are you ready to win? 

Stella Kontos Hess and Thomason Bryan founded a nationwide company that has had great success within Miss America, Miss USA, USA National Miss and numerous other organizations. Stella is a graduate of Auburn University with a degree in Chemical Engineering. Thomason is a graduate of Samford University with a degree in Communication Studies. Between them both, S&T Consulting has been the keynote speaker to over 50 appearances, they are advocates for their specific causes, and they work daily in order to take a candidate and make them a standout. S&T Consulting Company are the current coaches of USA National Jr. Teen 2021 and USA National Jr. Princess 2021. With many clients securing the coveted top finalist spots at USA National Miss, S&T knows how to turn dreams into realities.

2022 sponsorship for Ohio, Michigan, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Discounted Individual Sessions and FREE Group Seminar for all state queens. FREE Group Seminar for state delegates.

Commit to the Crown Coaching

New York City Pageant Coach, Jackie Schiffer is the Founder of Commit to the Crown Coaching. This team has you covered with private virtual coaching to help you prepare for interview or walking!

 

2022 Sponsorship for Ohio, Michigan, Virginia,
and West Virginia

The 2022 USA National State Queens will receive access to complimentary digital coaching materials via a dedicated portal, discounted coaching packages, and a reign training workshop for all the new titleholders once crowned to maximize the success of their reign. 

committothecrown@gmail.com

www.committothecrown.com   

Chris Nieves,
Empower Mental Training

Empower Mental Training is led by Chris Nieves, who is a sport psychology consultant. He provides pageant contestants with the mental skills needed to reach their performance goals. He teaches clients strategies aimed at increasing mental skills like confidence, focus, mental toughness, so they can perform optimally.

2022 Sponsorship for Ohio, Michigan, Virginia, and West Virginia

All delegates registered for the 2022 state pageant will receive one complimentary 20-minute session. Empower Mental Training will provide an overview, answer any questions, and provide a brief lesson on how to best manage nerves.

 

Two complimentary individual one-hour sessions for the Senior Division Queens.

 

Queens only (must have Ohio, Michigan, Virginia, and West Virginia state title).

Be sure to follow Chris Nieves on Instagram @empowermentaltraining.

Email: info@empowermentaltraining

Phone: (516) 424-1756

www.empowermentaltraining.com