Stay true to you.
At Eskew Consulting we concentrate on enhancing the natural talents and abilities of our clients and understand that maintaining authenticity and individuality is what matters most.
Meet the team
With 30 years of experience in the pageant industry, Brittney Eskew, owner of Eskew Consulting, LLC. has assisted thousands of young women with attaining their Local, State and National Titles. Eskew Consulting is rated a 5-STAR business on Facebook and was honored to have received the Spirit of Pageantry Award by the Miss United States Organization, #1 Pageant Coach for for the "Beauty it's Everywhere" Awards, and #2 Pageant Coach by Pageant Planet. Company affiliations include Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, Miss America, Miss America’s Outstanding Teen, International Junior Miss, Miss United States, Miss Teen America and ANSB, just to name a few! Eskew Consulting is currently working with over 50 pageant systems where she serves as a trusted source for contestant preparations and pageant production.
Shana Teel Purkey
Shana has over 20 years of dance, vocal, and theater training as well as a diverse performance background. She has performed locally and regionally since the age of 4 for audiences of 20 to 20,000. Her solo vocal and dance performances have earned her a number of regional and national titles as well as lead musical theater roles. Shana also has an extensive background in the world of pageantry where she placed 1st Runner up to Miss Georgia and 3rd Runner up to Miss Georgia USA. Having also has experience as a pageant director, owner, producer, and judge, Shana has a unique perspective of pageantry that she can share with clients. Shana now uses her training and experience coaching pageant and talent competition contestants, as well as teaching walking and onstage presentation, as well as image and wardrobe consulting. Shana also works as a makeup artist for photoshoots, competitions, and runway shows.
Gerald Odom of Nashville has been active in the Miss USA and Miss America Organizations for the past 22 years. He has served in various roles during his years in the pageant industry including the executive director of the Miss Nashville Pageant , Board of Directors for the Miss Tennessee America Pageant , State committee of the Miss Kentucky America Pageant , National judges chair for America's National Teenager Scholarship Organization. He is CEO/owner of "Be the Star You Are” Consulting , focusing on interview, image and resume consultation. He is also an interview coach and sponsor for Greenwood Productions in helping prepare state winners for interview in Tenn, Georgia and Mississippi in the Miss USA /Miss Teen USA system. Having judged local and state pageants in 28 states across the country, Gerald has selected over 50 state and national winners in various pageant systems across the country in judging close to 300 pageants over two decades. He is a graduate of Lipscomb University and attended Vanderbilt University Owen School of Management.
The popular runway workshop focuses on proper posing techniques for specific swimsuit, runway and gown attire while teaching confidence and composure. During the workshop, attendees will also have an opportunity to put their new knowledge to use by practicing their individual modeling patterns so they may receive additional feedback and tips.
The “Interview Intensive” is comprised of several categories that, when combined, can lead to a successful interview and create positive public speaking experiences. Topics such as Platform Development, Resume Guidance, Branding through Social Media Outlets, Communication Techniques, On-Stage Question, and Current Event Studies are discussed to ensure a comprehensive approach is achieved during the interview preparation phase. Attendees will leave with assignments to complete in an effort to encourage ownership and accountability.
Eskew Consulting understands how important it is to maintain your own identity. We believe that you cannot become an individual if you are trying to live up to the expectations of others. Your individuality is what matters most! You will encounter a very comprehensive approach when it comes to your preparations by utilizing the resources and knowledge that Eskew Consulting brings to the table.
Personal consultation topics include:
Platform and Resume Development
Branding through Social Media Outlets and Appearances
Communication (Verbal and Non-Verbal)
Current Event Studies
Eskew Consulting was voted into the "Top 10 Pageant Hair and Makeup Artists of 2014" by The Pageant Planet. We travel across the country with a highly skilled, organized, professional, and customer service oriented group of styling artists who are always up-to-date on modern techniques and trends.
Eskew Consulting, LLC has served as Executive Producer for shows big and small for over 10 years and can create all aspects of your show, including choreography, set/lighting design, scriptwriting, event logistics and video editing/production. We can maximize your budget and create an impressive show to keep your contestants coming back year after year.