Who We Are?
The Talent Tree was formed in May 2017 and officially launched in October 2017 by Evana Patterson, 18+ year industry veteran and with the support of her 2x business partners, Vivian Bryant and Jeremy Hunt, also with over 2 decades of industry experience, and owners of sister company, Brand Spanking Promotions.
Evana has worked in the model/talent industry for over 18 years as a represented Commercial Model/Plus size model, Actress, Presenter and Celebrity Impersonator (in New Zealand, Hong Kong and Japan).
She has worked in three top Auckland talent/model agencies, as Talent Manager, Assistant Model Booker, Promotions Coordinator and Office Assistant, has been involved in the NZ Beauty Pageant Industry for over 18 years, as a Choreographer, Coach, Judge and in 2013, relaunched Miss Universe New Zealand as Associate Director.
She is a qualified Makeup Artist (Cert. from Cut Above Academy), Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer, Sports Performance Nutritionist (CFI & CPT from AUT) and Life Coach (Dip LC, NZ Institute of Business Studies), the Director of head2heels, Model School and mum to 6 year old, Mila.