REBECCA DUEGER | National Director
Rebecca started in the entertainment industry as a model and worked in top markets, including Atlanta and Los Angeles. As a young dancer, she traveled to Bosnia to teach at performing arts camps for children. Rebecca now works to develop and market models and talent of all ages for print, high fashion, runway, TV and film. Over the last 16 years, she has discovered and developed hundreds of top print, high fashion, and TV talent regionally and nationally. Her list of clients include Ann Taylor Loft, LL Bean, Sperry Top-Sider, Victoza Pharmaceuticals, Kiawah Island Resorts, Christophe Harbour, Sea Island Resorts, Vacation Myrtle Beach Resorts, Cottonelle, and dōTERRA.
She enjoys helping new models and talent gain confidence while perfecting their runway walks and on-stage presence. A few of the runway models she has coached have even become finalists on the CW's "America’s Next Top Model" and Oxygen's "The Face." She is a graduate of the College of Charleston and holds a BA degree in Communications. She is also a mother of two young children, which helps her to better assist and encourage families pursuing an entertainment career.
CORY DUEGER | Executive Director
Cory grew up in Long Island, NY, where he dabbled in modeling as a child. But it wasn't until he moved to Charleston, SC, to attend the College of Charleston that he was discovered at a model search convention in Atlanta, GA. He took a leave of absence from school to model in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Milan, Munich, Vienna and other major markets. Following his career as an international model, he returned to Charleston to complete his education, graduating with a BA in Media Communication.
In 1997, he formed his own agency and has since placed hundreds of models and talent within top agencies, casting directors and television programs. His discoveries have worked in local, national and international markets for clients like Disney, Oscar De La Renta, Ann Taylor Loft, Redken, American Girl, Nickelodeon and more. As a casting director, he has worked closely with some of the most influential directors and producers in the business.
Cory is also founder and executive director of the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization Entertainment Education Endowment, or E3 as it's more commonly known, and now volunteers his time teaching children about the industry that has treated him so well.
Scouting and Marketing Assistant
Austin is a Charleston, SC, native who graduated with a B.A. in English and Spanish from the College of Charleston. He has traveled abroad and gained industry experience as a film production assistant. He's passionate about helping people discover their talent and guiding them toward their goals.
Amy got her start at Old Globe Theatre in San Diego, working with Tony Award winning director Jack O’Brien. She also worked in stage management and production at every major theatre in Los Angeles and has worked alongside directors Charles Randolph Wright, Neil Pepe and Gil Cates.
Richie graduated from the College of Charleston with a BS in Physics and is a certified black belt in Lean Six Sigma. His experience includes pr, marketing analytics, event management, marketing consulting and marketing strategy development.
Rich holds a BS in Mass Communications with a concentration in Advertising from Kent State University. His combined experiences include broadcast production, copywriting, mobile and interactive development, graphic design, marketing and media consulting.
Northeast Scouting Director
Ruthie has over 15 years of experience with scouting, training and development of new models and talent. Her discoveries appeared in national print magazines Seventeen and Girl’s Life, walked in NYC and LA fashion weeks, and filmed projects for Netflix and FOX Broadcasting.
Southeast Scouting Director
Sheena is a graduate of Coastal Carolina University and has experience as a runway, commercial and print model. She has worked on the agency side scouting and directing for over 10 years. Sheena is actively involved in several non profit organizations.