Name: Jamie Koustas
Company: the current agency / ACAMA
About Me : I am the owner of two fashion related companies, a mother of two, and wife. ACAMA launched in 2014, a luxury resort line. And the current agency launched this year - a Fashion Consulting firm, specifically focusing on building the businesses behind brands. With over 20+ years of experience with my partner, we bring a unique right / left brain approach to the apparel and beauty business specializing in merchandising, planning, trend forecasting and brand id in e commerce, brick and mortar and wholesale. Outside activities include: time with family, travel, social, ballet, pilates, soccer Mom, volunteer time. Whew!
What is your education?: Skills: Business development for Fashion companies, Merchandising, Trend Forecasting, Design
Eduction: Bachelors of Science, SDSU
Interested in: Business, Collaboration, Mentoring
Other interests: Family, Travel, Social, Pilates, Ballet, Soccer Mom, Baseball Mom, Vintage sports cars
Why do you want to be a part of heymama?: I love the idea of women / moms entrepreneurs who are active and hustle to make things happen. Women who are both business minded and who are raising children. To be part of a group that support and expands upon these and connects women / moms with the same drive would be fantastic!
What are your brand goals for this year?: the current agency - to gain several more retainer clients, expanding and growing our businesses and to hire one person to our team.
ACAMA - launch another season and continue to grow it.
Words you live by/quotes you love: Hold the vision, Trust the process
Best advice you’ve ever been given?: People don't know what you can offer them, you have to tell them. - Being very clear in your goals to other people who can help / support you