Miss United States National Director- Mr. Chris Wilmer
Chris Wilmer has been a pageant producer, fashion show producer, and production director for many organizations for years. He was also fashion editor for "V" Magazine and is a former model and actor. Chris has launched and developed several non-profit organizations and continues to be an active member in his community and in pageantry with fundraising for charitable organizations. Chris took over as national director for the Miss United States Organization in 2012.
National Director of Operations- Dr. Ashlea McLeod
Dr. McLeod has an associate degree from Iowa Central (IA), a bachelor degree from Liberty University (VA), Medical Certificate from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine (ND), Fellowship in Internal Medicine, Masters Degree from the University of Nebraska (NE), and a second doctorate from Arizona State University (AZ). She currently has her own psychiatry practice in Rochester, Minnesota and still works part-time in Emergency Medicine. She is in the second stage of processing to be a Fulbright Scholar, and is on faculty as an associate faculty professor at Arizona State University. She has owned and ran multi-million dollar businesses and is a former federal officer with the US Department of Justice, having trained in Glynco, Georgia with both the Secret Service and the Federal Marshalls. Dr. McLeod has held many pageant titles and has been a fashion runway and print model having been on the cover of two small magazines. Dr. McLeod is thrilled to be a part of the Miss United States Organization.
Little Miss United States Emcee and National Charity Liaison- Miss Ashley Christian Smith
Ashley Smith was Miss United States 2011 and will be the emcee and assistant coordinator for the Little Miss United States Production. Ashley also left the wonderful legacy of arranging our national partnership with Relay for Life nation-wide. Ashley has held several pageant titles. She graduated with a bachelors degree from Old Dominion University and also recently finished a Masters Degree from Regents University. She is currently employed as a news anchor/reporter for WCTV in Chesapeake, Virginia.
Director of Contestant Relations- Miss Victoria Haler
Victoria Haler currently attends the University of Wisconsin-Madison, pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Studies and Spanish as well as a Certificate in Business. She will be interning at the Miss United States national pageant, and competed last year as a contestant. She recently gave up her title, and spent her year involved with Relay for Life, and as a spokesperson for Smile Network International. "Tori" brings with her many years of pageant experience and will serve as a great resource for our contestants.
Keeper of Crowns and Sashes- Ms. Amanda Albrecht
Amanda resides in Clarkston, Washington and is the owner/operator of Red Iron Productions, Inc. Amanda is also an appointing state director and has held several pageant titles. She has also assisted with the production and direction of pageants for many systems. Amanda is our official maker of the sashes and keeper of the crowns.
Little Miss Coordinator and State Director- Mrs. Kasey Trbovich
Kasey Jo Trbovich is a native Kentuckian that has been competing in pageants since she was thirteen years old. She competed in the Miss Kentucky America pageant system where she placed 1st runner-up in 2007. She was also involved in the Miss Kentucky County Fair System, where she placed second runner-up and Miss Congeniality out of 95 contestants at the state level. Today she has found her new home as a member of the Miss United States family, where she serves as the State director for both Miss Ohio and Miss West Virginia United States. Kasey currently lives in Lorton, VA with her husband of 5 years and her 2 year old daughter, Khloe.
Graphic Designer and Editor- Ms. Geralyn Murphree
Geralyn resides in Birmingham, Alabama and is our official graphic editor for the Miss United States Organization advertising campaigns and national program books.
Not pictured- New York legal team, Virginia legal team, Accountant, Video Production Chief, Financial Manager, and Production Advisers. Also not pictured are the many state directors who do an outstanding job yearly to make the organization complete!