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2024 Rusk Freedom Tour with Katie Brenner & Ashley Mauriello

Katie Brenner

Meet Katie Brenner, a Denver native and trailblazing figure in the beauty industry. Graduating at the top of her class from the Aveda Institute, Katie's journey soared as she secured an apprenticeship under a Vidal Sassoon Master Stylist in her debut year. Her path led her to work alongside industry icon Charlie Price and contribute to the production of Denver Fashion Week.

Now, as the RUSK Artistic Director, Katie is an anomaly, defying industry norms with her exceptional talent and dedication. Her inspiring journey, from educational heights to the backstage of major fashion events, reflects a relentless pursuit of excellence. Beyond technical prowess, Katie's ability to uplift those around her sets her apart, making her a force in beauty and fashion. Katie Brenner: a name synonymous with innovation, inspiration, and the unwavering pursuit of beauty.


Ashley Mauriello

Passionate and community-driven, Ashley Mauriello is a seasoned Director of Global Digital Marketing & Education with a proven track record of transforming visions into tangible results. Embracing visionary leadership, fostered meaningful relationships, and employed out-of-the-box thinking to drive exceptional outcome and elevate the Industry as a whole.

Ashley's professional journey is marked by a relentless pursuit of empowering stylists to realize their full potential. As a collaborative leader, fostering an inclusive and creative environment where every team member's voice is not just heard but valued, is at her core. 

Join me on this exciting journey where innovation meets impact, and together, we can achieve new heights of success in the ever-evolving Industry!I have adeptly utilized social media marketing, data analysis, and digital product management to amplify brand visibility and enhance customer engagement. As a collaborative leader, I am committed to cultivating an inclusive and imaginative environment where the voice of every team member resonates. Through the nurturing of talent, I've cultivated high-performing teams that consistently deliver exceptional results."


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