Who We Are

We have had a global presence discovering, developing, and managing top models, through our company, Mother Management for two decades. We are active mother agents supporting and nurturing our models throughout their entire career.

Our unique approach to the modeling industry has gained international media attention in The Wall Street Journal, Good Morning America, E! Scouted to Stardom, vogue.com, Entertainment Tonight, ABC’s Night Line, and more.

We are responsible for the discovery of top stars Ashton Kutcher, Karlie Kloss, Grace Hartzel, Alanna Arrington, Jay Wright & Myla Dalbesio, to name a few. We represent a strong roster of many more successful models working globally for the top clients and magazines in the world. Our twenty year history includes having 45 models & counting walk the top runways of the world in New York, London, Milan, & Paris.

Our passion projects include our annual Tribute Fashion Fest and our Seek Find You events.


We continue to expand our reach
across the USA.


We groom & develop with our unique process.
We expect great effort & we match it with
guidance & support.


We work to build global careers
with prestige & longevity.

Our Family History

Family Tree – Caitie Greene

On a last minute shopping trip to Target on Christmas Eve, we spotted Caitie Greene. We were shopping for a ...
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Family Tree – Jay Wright

One of our favorite people back in Iowa is Jodi Connolly who owns an incredible salon there, BUZZ. Through the ...
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Family Tree – Alanna Arrington

We began tracking Alanna in December 2011 when she was just 13 years old. The following year we were holding ...
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Family Tree – Bree Smith

Bree Smith came to us through a traditional online model search. From the second we saw her first picture, Jeff ...
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Family Tree – Briley Jones

For a few years we had seen Briley Jones out and about at our local St. Louis Fashion Week shows ...
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Family Tree – Rachael Robinson

In late Spring 2013, we traveled to Hang Out Fest in the Gulf Shores, and not only discovered a few ...
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Family Tree – Kelsey Owens

In all the years of doing this, we have to say, Kelsey was the most determined to be a part ...
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Family Tree- Dakota

A few years back we held an open call in Saint Louis while Jeff was in Europe and a beautiful ...
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Family Tree- Blake Myers

In 2009 we set out to follow The Jonas Brothers on some of their Midwest dates. We followed them to ...
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Family Tree – Jud Birza

Always up for an adventure, we decided to go spend an afternoon at Holt High School in Wentzville, Missouri for ...
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Family Tree – Jenny Sweeney

A former model of ours sent us a picture of a beautiful girl who lived on a pig farm in ...
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Family Tree – Grace Hartzel

With Jeff in Paris, I ventured out to the St Louis Galleria and had a quick lunch at the Cheesecake ...
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Family Tree – Lauren Bigelow

We first saw Lauren many years ago when our daughter Tiana came back home from touring with Christina Aguilera and ...
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Family Tree – Lindsey Byard

Lindsey first came on our radar when a former model and friend referred us to her. She invited us to ...
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Family Tree – Ashton Kutcher

Part of the relaunch of our website is continuing a series called "Family Tree", where I share a bit about ...
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Family Tree – Lindsay Lullman

One of our first discoveries after our move to Saint Louis in 2001, was a thirteen year old beauty named ...
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Family Tree – Myla DalBesio

Myla, sweet…..sassy Myla. From the time we met her, we loved her. After many years of involvement with the Miss ...
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Family Tree – Ryan Mertz

At a local Holt High School pep rally Jeff spotted a basketball player on their team that really stood out ...
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Family Tree – Ehren Dorsey

As interesting and unique as Ehren is, so is her discovery story. We first met Ehren in 2009 at an ...
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Family Tree – Bethany Terry

I had just spent a great weekend in Chicago with some of my favorite people in the world, the original ...
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Family Tree – Karlie Kloss

In 2005 we had the honor of producing a fashion show locally, along side a community of great people, in ...
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Family Tree – Katie Fogarty

The St Louis FOX 2 station wanted to do a feature about Mother and follow Jeff and I at the ...
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Family Tree – Jennie Runk

After church one Sunday we decided to run by PetSmart to pick up dog food and we saw this beautiful ...
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Family Tree – Danielle Redman

On one of our many road trips in Des Moines, Iowa, we were getting ready to leave Valley West Mall ...
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Family Tree – Michael Hope

After our move to Saint Louis, we had a fresh start and we were believing the same success we found ...
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Family Tree – Alison Renner

To our model with the most longevity, Hats Off to Alison Renner! On a day like any other running errands, ...
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