Carlisha Hartzog has been dedicated to the fashion industry since 2002, which has included experience in modeling, retail, corporate functions and consulting. An alumnus of the University of Alabama, Hartzog studied fashion, business and marketing, establishing a perfectly intervening correlation among all three studies. Hartzog graduated Magna Cum Laude and received a Bachelors of Science degree in Fashion Merchandising, with minor concentrations in Business, Marketing and Spanish. She received her Masters of Business Administration from the University of South Alabama in May of 2012. Hartzog has spent eight years of her career in leadership and management positions for various financial institutions in the United States, focusing on the consumer and commercial banking needs of her portfolio, managing portfolios in excess of $20 million.
While living in Europe and the Northeastern United States, Hartzog has always been intrigued and influenced by the diversity and impact of style. Utilizing the knowledge that she received from her education and experience, she has offered sales and merchandising services to retail boutiques and stores such as Victoria’s Secret, New York & Company, and BCBG Max Azria within the Southeastern United States. Hartzog also successfully completed an internship at the BCBG Max Azria corporate showroom in New York in 2006, which further enhanced her branding and consulting skills. An avid traveler and fashion correspondent, Hartzog has been accredited by the British Fashion Council as an International Blogger, and covered runway shows during London Fashion Week in 2012. Hartzog corresponds as the Fashion Contributor for Haute Chicago, an online fashion, style and lifestyle experience. She has been the model subject for bridal runway shows, photo shoots, feature film Oculus, New Orleans Fashion Week and the Mobile Press Register, and has provided wardrobing services for the feature film Tokarev.
Hartzog now consults for corporations and individuals to accomplish the expectations of the client, strengthening the client’s brand and image. She is the managing principal of Hartzog Consulting, LLC, a branding and project management firm that consults within the United States.