Caron Bryan, who started her career as a model, is the founder of Port City Models & Talent, Inc, a full service Model/Talent Management firm representing 200 plus Models, Actors, Pro-Athletes and TV/Film Personalities for print, runway, television, video, voice-overs, films, industrials and personal appearances, both nationally and internationally. Partnered with a Record Label, the firm also manages Recording Artists, with studios in New York, London, Beverly Hills and Tokyo. Being highly motivated to add to the cosmopolitan flavor of the city in her relentless efforts to put Portland
on the national/international fashion/entertainment landscape, she was voted one of "Portland's Most Influential Women" for her contributions.
Through her company Port City Ultimate Image, Caron can be hired as an on-set Wardrobe/Fashion Stylist/Image Consultant, and also offers corporate, as well as, 'personalized' make-overs, closet updates and personal shopping. She has held past positions as a Fashion Merchandising Director and Instructor at the college level, as well as, various Boutique Management and Fashion Buying positions. With a background in both nutrition and fitness, she has worked as a Certified Personal Trainer. Caron has written articles on the Fashion/Modeling/Talent industries for a variety of publications and is currently writing a monthly fashion column 'Passion for Fashion' for 'Best Ever You' ezine found at http://www.besteveryou.com. She enjoys clothing design, as well as, graphic design and her projects include the design of a branded corporate calendar and training handbook for outdoor retailer L.L. Bean.
Port City Models & Talent offers a comprehensive Model/Actor Development Program for those who have the look and desire to pursue their dream of working in this competitive billion-dollar industry. Having had a life-long passion and involvement in the worlds of fashion/modeling/music/entertainment, Caron is frequently called upon as an industry speaker and 'on air' judge for first round competitions for TV's, 'Top Model', 'American Idol', and various Scholarship Pageant Competitions, as well as to sit on the judging panels of National & International Model/Talent Competitions. Having appeared in many runway shows, as well as television and print ads, Caron continues to work in the industry and participated in Clint
Eastwood's Oscar winning film 'Mystic River' in a scene with Tim Robbins.
Early Shots From Caron's Archives...
Caron currently produces several Charity Benefit Fashion Shows annually and volunteers at the Cancer Community Center and Dress for Success - the organization that assists women on the road to financial self-sufficiency by providing workplace attire at no cost.
Having established a reputation for extreme attention to detail and proactively working endless hours to obtain work for her talent, Caron has earned plenty of praise from clients, since launching her business in 2000. She believes that, "In our lives, there are persons who take us to the next level, who introduce us to innumerable possibilities and assist us in tapping into the belief within ourselves and passions within us ... They give us the courage to get past formerly believed insurmountable odds and the courage to reach for our dreams and goals."
Caron has passionately made it her mission to be that impetus/positive influence for the models and talent signed to Port City Models & Talent, Inc. encouraging them to "celebrate their talents, follow their dreams passionately, and to reach for the stars!"