Personal Best was started in 1989 with the goal of giving every student the necessary attention to succeed in any aspect of life, not just the entertainment industry. Our students – children and adults – have diverse talents and interests. We meet students at their level, strengthen their skills and prepare them for acting, modeling and life experiences.
MEET THE TEAM
Susan teaches etiquette, image, communications and business protocol seminars for companies, colleges and high schools throughout Western New York.
Susan is well recognized in the Western New York area as a long-time television personality, having appeared for 21 years as the fashion commentator on WKBW’s AM Buffalo program. She has also held the positions of weather reporter and movie host at local CBS, NBC and FOIX affiliates.
talent industry for 20+ years.
Starting her career as a plus size model. During
her slow seasons she worked as a runway
instructor and scout.
When asked to help work on a film in Los Angeles,
her friend and photographer Jae Feinberg
suggested to Dani that she'd be a great makeup
artist. Taking Jae's advise Dani studied under
makeup artist friends, Susie Stach and Tyron Mayes
which proved to be the start of something amazing.
Dani became a makeup artist and stylist with Jae
Feinberg of LA, as well as, NYC based
photographers Shawn Elhers, Udo Spreinzenbarth
and Scott James. Andrew Gleason of Phoenix and
Jeff Willson of Oregon, and Halstan Williams of Los
In 2012 Dani started her own makeup line Duh!
She also developed a team of 30 artists that work
with her doing fashion shows and events.
Dani has always had a passion for fashion
production. She produces ‘The Fashion Event’
formally ‘Brazos Valley Fashion Week’ in Texas.
She has helped produce many top New York City
fashion shows including Nicole Miller, Rebecca
Minkoff, and several of the top chinese fashion
She has a model boot camp she does in Texas four
times a year as well as many other workshops.
Every January and July she takes her crew and
works at IMTA(International Model and Talent
Association) convention. Where she does a
‘Styling’ seminar with her friend and Vision Models
Director of scouting Tony Perkins.
As a makeup artist, hair stylist, wardrobe stylist,
scout, show producer, model director and coach,
Dani is the professional ‘go to’ for your modeling