WHO WE ARE

 
 

KIP CRENNAN

is the Founder and Managing Partner of Hampton Beauty Associates, Inc. Prior to Hampton Beauty Associates and for the past eight years, Kip was a Managing Partner in four New York based, privately held companies: Encore Beauty Group, LLC. Beauty Rewards, LLC., Signature Beauty London and Masik Collegiate Fragrances, LLC. Kip also serves on the advisory boards of three beauty companies. Before becoming a managing partner in the above businesses, Kip was the President of the Fragrance Division of Mane USA, a four generation, family owned, global fragrance, flavors and raw material supply company based in the South of France. Kip was responsible for overall management of the American division as well as developing corporate strategic partnerships and alliances in key global markets. Kip’s career has spanned over 30 years in the Cosmetics and Fragrance industry having spent time in various management positions at Orlane Cosmetics, Puig of Barcelona, Minnetonka Corporation and Tsumura International. Kip graduated from Georgetown University with a BA in Business Management.

ANDY CLARKE

is a Managing Partner of Hampton Beauty Associates and a seasoned business leader who held executive level positions over the last 30 years at top beauty companies including Inter Parfums, Puig and Wathne Corp. Prior to Hampton Beauty Associates, Andy’s roles as National Sales Manager, Chief Operating Office and then President of Inter Parfums covered a wide range of operational and business building responsibilities. Andy’s financial acumen and keen business experience in Regional Sales, Operations, Sales Administration, Packaging, Customer Relations, etc. brings tremendous value to the Hampton Beauty model and team. Andy’s business building vision and experience working across categories and channels rounds out his beauty category expertise.

LORI MARIANO

is a Managing Partner of Hampton Beauty Associates and a senior-level global marketer and business strategist with expertise in the development of brands, businesses and new product innovation. With more than 25 years of cosmetic & fragrance industry experience, Lori has effectively managed large volume businesses while delivering top and bottom line results. Lori has held senior management positions and has successfully created brand identities, positioning, new products and marketing strategies for top beauty companies including L’Oreal, Coty, Laura Geller Makeup and Elizabeth Arden. During her tenure, Lori has developed global and iconic brands for Ralph Lauren, John Varvatos, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Justin Bieber, Britney Spears, Judith Leiber and Lilly Pulitzer to name a few. Many of Lori’s projects are award winning fragrance brands and launches including the Fragrance Foundation Fragrance Celebrity of the Year, Fragrance of the Year Women’s Popular and Best Celebrity Lifestyle Launch. Lori graduated from Seton Hall University with a BS in Marketing and received her MBA in Marketing from Pace University Lubin School of Business.