BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Ann is proud New Orleanian, public school educated. Original co-founder of Tales of the Cocktail. A serial entrepreneur and career changer entering her 2nd year as a elementary and special education teacher. She’s passionate about supporting local creatives and early education.
Carol is not shy to admit she is a serial retailer/entrepreneur. For 20 years she has served as buyer and field exec for department stores such as Foleys and Macys, but also founded/operated a vintage textile store/workroom for 20 years. Now retired, she returned to New Orleans, the city of her dreams, where she servers as mentor to teenage moms on the West Bank. She lives uptown and plays host to many friends as they come to visit.
Darren Isabelle is a native New Orleanian. He grew up in a family of sewers and is a life long costumer. You can find him most festive holidays in the French Quarter costumed from head to toe enjoying New Orleans. He has been the business manager for Urban Earth Design Studios, an Event and Floral Decor Company for over 20 years. He has been involved with ricRACK since 2012, with the Hollywood Thrift Sales and joined the Board of Directors in December 2019.
Ken van Duyne
We’re happy to welcome Jesse Neimus as the newest member of our team. As our Advanced Course Instructor, they’re committed to providing students with the skills and tools necessary to continue their learning journey.
Pamela Wood has spent over 2 decades as a consultant in philanthropy and fundraising; all the while maintaining a rapturous love for all things creative involving fashion. As the NKOTB with the insight of an avid story teller, she's inspired by the journey ahead for ricRACK.