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Peggi Lepage

In 2005 Peggi Lepage hung up her model heels to become a model scout. Peggi’s unique life experience has made her the perfect role model and a friend to the talent that she scouts and develops. She has since guided Toronto’s brightest new faces and experienced models into successful careers. 

Coming from a background as a successful model, Peggi understands the nuances of the modeling world and offers advice that comes from years of experience in the industry.

With a personal approach and a clear understanding of the difficulties and excitement that a model will feel, Peggi is able to offer insight and management that is unique and personalized to each person she represents. She guides a model’s career with a gracious and artistic flair, drawing on her experience with clients and talent.

Peggi’s strong support system, patience, honesty, and her friendly smile have made the relationships with her models genuine.

Ruqayyah K-J

Ruqayyah Kashief-Jeffery ; better known as "Ruqayyah" or "Ruqs" is a Canadian Model who has been active since the age of sixteen. At the age of 19, she signed with her now mother agent Peggi Lepage and her modelling career took off.
For the last six years Ruqayyah has worked in various markets including Milan, London,
Cape Town and everyone's favourite New York. In her career, she has appeared in numerous magazines, commercials, print work and Runway shows around the world. She has shot for clients such as Walmart to Victoria Secret Pink and Puma clients and has always beamed her beautiful smile everywhere she went!

Shawn Byfield

As a GEMINI AWARD™ nominated performer and a sought-after dance choreographer, coach and entrepreneur, Shawn Byfield’s unique perspective is enjoyed by thousands who dance, train and mentor with him every year. From Toronto Canada, Shawn Byfield is a 

  • DORA MAVOR MOORE AWARD™ winning choreographer (Canada’s version of a TONY Award™,)

  • GEMINI AWARD™ nominee, a two-time BLACK CANADIANS AWARD™ nominee

  • Leading force in Canadian entertainment.

Shawn is a certified public speaker, and a John Maxwell Certified Coach, Trainer and Presenter. 

Shawn is in partnership with John Maxwell, who has sold more books on leadership than anyone in history, and is ranked the #1 leadership and management authority.

Michael Wisniewski

Having walked in over 40+ runway shows, being the first male winner of SuperModel Canada and has acted in tv shows,commercials and foreign films, Michael has the experience required to help guide anyone wanting to broaden their skills.

Elena Harrison

With an education cultivated in fashion marketing and a background in the interior design, fashion and beauty industries, Elena has a well rounded, creative approach to every project that she engages. 

Elena has significant experience working front of house, backstage and on the runway at several fashion shows across Canada. She also works with models to build portfolio variability and business branding for local companies.  She has taken these skills and created a platform [ Style Concept Blog ] to share her favourite products, locations and style tips while collaborating with many international brands including YSL, Coach, Lancome and many more.

Elena is constantly striving to push boundaries, drive innovation within the industry and loves collaborating with likeminded businesses.