Being agency owners, scouts, consultants, mother agents in some way or form connected to the modeling and talent industries for fifteen plus years, makes us experts in what makes a model or talent successful. We believe there is an art to doing it right. Marketing, networking, attitude and dedication play a large role in understanding the global industry. There are no shortcuts. We are here to be your support system, find the perfect agencies for you, build a lasting career. We take an individual approach and look at each person, their circumstances and what they want out of the industry before deciding how to market you. It's a big world out there and it is important to have the right guidance to help you get where you want to go.
Wendy Buono began her career training models in runway and modeling basics, becoming an agency director in Arizona. She then worked in new faces development and managed bookings for an agency in the Midwest before partnering to open Voices& Models and Talent in Kansas City, Missouri. Wendy has a Fashion and Marketing degree from the University of Arizona which she puts to good use in preparing models to develop a look of their own. As the co-owner of Arizona Model Management, she is devoted to helping models know what it really takes to make it in a highly competitive global modeling environment.
Melissa Jump earned her degree in Elementary Education at Baylor University in Texas. After receiving her degree, Melissa taught school for several years in the Phoenix area before founding a modeling agency in Arizona. Melissa is presently the co-owner of Arizona Model Management, LLC through which she places models and talent worldwide. She has been discovering models and talent and successfully placing them in markets such as Paris, London, Milan, Hamburg, Munich, Tokyo, Osaka, New York, LA and Miami. Melissa believes that by helping and nurturing models, they make educated decisions that can give a modeling career that extra boost necessary to be a real success.