Communications Professional/ Fashion Designer / Events Manager
Alisha is a PR & Communications Professional who has worked as a PR Manager, Writer, Editor, Publicist and Events Manager in Music and Entertainment for two decades. Since 2009, she’s been the one-woman PR Machine for the annual Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend, which won “Best Music Festival in Las Vegas” 2019, and is the Longest Running Music Festival in Vegas, as well as the Largest Rockabilly Event in the World. The next VLV is scheduled for September 2021. Click here to see her on the News.
She worked as a Music, Fashion, Arts & Entertainment Columnist, as well as Editor-in-Chief in Digital Publishing, managing and editing a remote team of 30 other International Female writers from 1999-2010. She also worked as a Promoter and Manager of Live Music Events from 2003-2019, as well as producing a few live fashion runway shows with RAW Artists organization between 2016 and 2019.
Her passions have always been Writing and Storytelling, Music, Fashion, Beauty and helping artists and brands. She's a highly motivated, nonstop side-hustler and lifelong learner. She consults, builds websites, writes copy, sets up e-commerce sites, social media profiles and advises on branding and social media strategies for artists. She founded her own clothing line, Punk Majesty in 2014, and Hair Extension business, Ultra Glam Hair in 2006. She is currently enrolled in Fashion Business Essentials Certification Courses with Parsons x WWD and is consulting and co-authoring a book with a well-known Rockabilly Musician. (She also launched her Independent Beauty Consultant side-hustle, selling Mary Kay Cosmetics in 2020.)
Her clothing line, Punk Majesty has been worn by Jane Wiedlin of The Go Go’s, Captain Sensible of The Damned, Neil X of Sigue Sigue Sputnik and Marc Almond's band, and Jake Hout of The Dead Boys. It's been carried in boutiques in San Francisco, New York City and London, and is available online and ships worldwide.
Punk Majesty has done shows in San Francisco, Hollywood, Brooklyn, and New York City. Plans were in the works for shows in London, Los Angeles and Atlanta for Summer and Fall 2020, but they were cancelled due to the Pandemic. Always quick to adapt, Alisha launched her first ever lines of Hoodies & T-Shirts, Accessories and Home Goods for the shelter-in-place times.
Punk Majesty was the "top selling independent designer" at I NEED MORE-- NYC's premier Rock n Roll Clothing boutique, according to Owner Jimmy Webb. Jimmy passed away in 2020 and the boutique closed, but here is a tribute article in Vogue where you can spot a Punk Majesty jacket to his right.
Since 2020 changed our world, she’s open to brand new challenges. Could you see a highly motivated professional like Alisha joining your team? Imagine having someone with this much passion and drive working with you! She has 20 years’ experience in PR, Writing, Editing, Branding, Internal & Media Communications, Building & Maintaining Relationships, and Events and Team Management (both Remote and in Live Events). She's excited for the future and always sees the ‘glass half full.’ Being a lifelong learner, she’s been taking classes to broaden her skill sets during the pandemic. She used this time where the world hit pause as a gift and will continue to do so until she lands in her next role where she can contribute to another team and a new set of challenges.
She has a BA in Speech Communications from San Francisco State University and an AA in Visual Communications from The Art Institute of Dallas, as well as many certifications in Social Media and Digital Marketing. Stay connected with Alisha on Linked in. View her Writing Portfolio here.