Ivan Betista Puerto Rico Promoter
A trendsetter in a career spanning more than 25 years in the business, Batista transcends the borders of conventional photography and elevated it to a new art form, a new movement, his point of view has come across the obvious, successfully reaching the highest ratings in Puerto Rico's TV market for his famous model castings.
Batista is the preferred among top models and beauty queens in Puerto Rico. For years, mayor advertising agencies trust their ad creations to the talent of this renowned visionary of today's highly competitive advertising market.
Batista has become a mayor voice in the beauty and high fashion industry. Founder and editor of Escape and New Condado magazines. In his constant search for a new perspective, today Batista is fully involved in the Digital era technology and new medias with fine digital cinema and web publishing.
Jim Lagerstedt Lead Australian Promoter
Jim is the founder, CEO and owner of GLAMCORP, located in Australia, founded in 1991. GLAMCORP has a solid track record spanning more than two decades. GLAMCORP is Australia and New Zealand's leading pageant and model search promoter as well as the publishers of several bestselling glamor wall calendars.
Jim Lagerstedt and GLAMCORP has been recognized with several prestigious awards including "Promoter Of The Decade" in 2011. The company has held exclusive licenses for a host of successful international pageants including Miss Hawaiian Tropic, Miss Swimsuit USA International and American Dream to name a few. Jim is now extremely proud and excited to add the Las Vegas International Model Search to its growing list. Glamcorp have always specialized in staging successful, high-profile events and providing "prizes money can't buy".
Jane Gagne Canada Promoter
Jane Gagne is a international model, commercial actor and mom of two, originally from Winnipeg, MB, Canada. Jane started her modeling career at the age of 14 with Panache agency and quickly fell in love with the camera. At the age of 18 she won the prestigious title of Miss Swimwear Illustrated Canada, which began a long career of swimwear modeling and pageants. She went on to win numerous national titles including Miss Hawaiian Tropic Canada, Miss Molson Indy, Miss FHM Darling and Miss Planet Beach, Mrs Canada Globe, Mrs Canada World and Mrs Canada Multiverse.
Now based in Vancouver, BC, Jane is the owner of Valley Entertainment, a premier promotional staffing agency in western Canada. Through this she has helped many Canadian women build their careers in the pageant industry, hosting and coordinating many of Canada's top swimwear pageants. Not shying away from the stage just yet, she was honored to be chosen as one of 50 select models to compete at the first ever Las Vegas International model search earlier this year, and represented Canada. Jane was truly wowed by the event, and is excited to help bring many more of Canada's top models to the LVMS.
Steven LeQuire US Promoter At Large
Steve has been in the modeling industry for 25 years as a promoter, international judge and corporate sponsor. Steve has produced 3 World Final Winners through club sponsored events throughout the United States. Steve’s company, Intelligent Marketing, has contracted with the industry’s larger model search events including, the American Dream Calendar Girl, The World Dream International Model Search, Venus Swimwear Model Search and the Las Vegas International Model Search.
Steve serves as the Director of Model & Sponsor Alliance for the Las Vegas International Model Search, assisting our promoters and sponsors to best serve their needs. Steve currently resides in Lexington Kentucky with numerous nightclub clients where he promotes and helps build their success through his long track record of successful club promotions and strategies.
Duilio Sanguineti Lead South American Promoter
Duilio is the Las Vegas International Latin America Director and member of the Advisory board. Born and raised in Peru from an Italian family, he owns a great eye in recognizing beauty when he sees one.
Duilio is the President of Worldwide Swimwear Model Search ("WOSMOS") held in Latin America. Duilio is also the former Latin American Supervising Director for Miss Hawaiian Tropic. He has more than 25 years in the beauty and modelling business. Duilio has worked with some of the most prestigious modeling agencies in the world including, Elite Model Management and Ford Models to name a few. Duilio has organized some of the largest events and fashion shows around the globe.
The Las Vegas International Model Search team is thrilled to call Duilio part of our "family."
Dr. James Pearce International Promoter
Bio coming soon