Ben Garcia

A model agent for one of the world's leading fashion agency - ReQuest Model Management. Ben Garcia has also worked for some of New York City's top modeling agencies including NY Models (2004-2005) and Wilhelmina (2005-08) and briefly at a hip boutique and relatively unknown agency CODE where he opened new doors that paved the way for further marketing opportunities for their models; including booking the Victoria Secret catalog and a major 16 page editorial for Elle Magazine with photographer Thierry LeGoues within his first 3 months.

In 2009, he help launched and managed a savvy marketing program called the ModelLounge, an exclusive daytime retreat/business resource for female models at invited top modeling agencies in NY and Miami sponsored by brands such as Porsche, Smartwater, and Sony.

Soon after his resignation as a business partner of Model Lounge in 2011, he launched Sandy Coast Production, a production service company that specializes in scouting and facilitating locations in Costa Rica for photography and video shoots.

Ben Garcia's diversity in various fields has not only led him to pursue new endeavors with Sandy Coast Production but he also continues to provide his services in model management, model casting and photo production. Worth noting, he's worked with Barrington Mgmt Group conducting castings models for such brands as Levi Strauss Jean Co., Agent Provocateur, Avon, John Frieda, L'Oreal, and Target Department Stores. He has also worked extensively as personal assistant to world renown fashion photographer Steven Klein, whose clients include, Vogue Magazine, Calvin Klein, Dolce & Gabbana, Justin Timberlake, Brad Pitt, Lady Gaga and Madonna to name a few.

Ben Garcia also has experience in the world of marketing working with MKTG, a marketing company, working on various NIKE programs and events.