The individuals who create and maintain this network of resources and artisans include:

  Alan Brasington

  Allen Newman
Operational Vice President

  Elizabeth (Liz) Brasington
Operations Manager 

  Courtia Jay Worth
Operational Vice President

  Judy Stewart
Executive Consultant


Alan Brasington - Founder -
While pursuing a successful acting career on Broadway and television, Alan Brasington became a supplier of props and period clothing for plays and movies.  In the process, he became a dealer in antique clothing, quilts and furniture, and has worked with designers in merchandising for over two decades.  [more]

In 1995, Alan branched out and began his own company which supplies refurbished items, reproductions and new products to major designers and visual merchandisers throughout the world.  He has found props for magazines, television shows, movies, theatre productions and retail outlets, which include:  Coach, Polo, Ralph Lauren, Cambridge Dry Goods, Crunch, Kenneth Cole, Calvin Klein, Banana Republic, Sas Shoes, and Gap, among others.  Most notably, Alan has supplied most ice cream trucks and over 700 vintage NASH Metropolitan and Chevy pickup trucks for Old Navy.  We are continuing to deliver!

Allen Newman - Operational Vice President -
Allen was a former professor of Economics and Finance at Tulane University, The University of New Orleans, and at Vassar College in upstate New York.  He was a Chair of the Economics Department at Loyola University, New Orleans, where his teaching specialty was managerial economics and the study of techniques for successful businesses to operate and expand.  His own expertise lies in business finance and operations.  [more]

For ten years, Allen had his own managerial consulting firm in New Orleans, with a staff of ten accountants, marketing experts and production specialists. His clients ranged throughout the southern United States, from grocery and department stores to major manufacturers - McIlhennys'S, Tabasco Sauce, Winn-Dixie, Maison Blanche, Louisiana-Pacific, and the US Small Business Administration.

Allen, an Episcopal priest, the former pastor of several New York City and rural parishes, has worked with Archbishop Desmond Tutu in South Africa, and in San Jose, Costa Rica, with President Rodrigo Carazo, founder of the U.N. University for Peace. Allen has worked with several international peace organizations, visiting East, West, and South Africa, Central and South America, the Caribbean (including Cuba), and China. He is an avid LP and CD collector, who was for 12 years, a classical disc jockey at National Public Radio. Allen is a Jeopardy winner.

Elizabeth (Liz) Brasington - Operations Manager -

Has been working with The Alan Brasington Network since 1996. She worked 10 years for the New York Telephone Company as a drafter in the Engineer Dept. before leaving to begin her family. For 15 years, as head of her own Family Day Care, she raised 4 children with her husband Art. She continues to work with youth and is the Coordinator of Religious Education at St. Thomas Aquinas R.C. Church in Forestburg, New York. She now schedules and coordinates deliveries, oversees packaging, handles and resolves any problems that might arise for The Alan Brasington Network. One of her major responsibilities is to schedule and coordinate deliveries of Vintage Chevy Trucks to every Old Navy Store across the United States including Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico.

Courtia Jay Worth - Director of Marketing/Public Relations -
Has been a Marketing and Trade Show Consultant for internationally recognized artists & sculptors, and now joins The Alan Brasington Network as Coordinator of Marketing. She will be working on a variety of Brasington Network projects including the Asylum, and SoffSeats Furniture Companies.  [more]

As a partner in Will Faller Photography, she acquired and managed all commercial projects: producing annual reports and national ad campaigns for, among others, IBM, Key Bank, Champion Mortgage, Pepsi, and Vassar College.

She is a founding member of the Association of International Photographic Art Dealers where she served as Vice President of the Board, and later as the Association's Executive Director. After several years with The Witkin Gallery, she became Director of The Photograph Gallery on Fifth Avenue in New York City.

Courtia has launched and promoted over 100 art exhibitions and events in her career, and has served on the Boards of the Hudson Valley Marketing Association, and The Catskill Center for Photography in Woodstock, New York, helping to develop annual auctions and showcases for contemporary photographers.

Courtia is still Co-director of Fine Time Productions Inc., a Fundraising company that specializes in sporting and social events.She is currently working on projects for Boys and Girls Harbor of New York City and East Hampton, New York, and The Mill Neck Manor School for The Deaf in Locust Valley, NY.

Judy Stewart - Executive Consultant -
Judy is a graduate of Northwestern University and has served on the board. She joined The Alan Brasington Network in 1997, as executive consultant to manage its growth. This continues her long experience of running complex, fast-growing businesses, which includes being CEO of August Max and Kids "R" US.  She has supervised restructuring, expansion and design for Ringling Brothers Retail, DKNY Kids, Today's Man, Montgomery Ward, Bolton's, Winkelman's, and Mrs. Field's Cookies, among others, and is Founder and President of Creative Sense, Inc., a consulting firm that specializes in strategic positioning of companies for fast and professionally managed growth.  [more]

Judy's role at The Alan Brasington Network is central to our goal of expanding our already growing business. She is responsible for enhancing services to existing clients and exploring ways to help them achieve their objectives. She also seeks new clients who will value the quality of our wide-ranging network, challenging us to meet their needs.

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