Agent, Inc.

Professional modeling platform


With more than 25,000 registered models, AGENT is the fastest growing professional modeling platform in the world. AGENT believes in a more efficient, less costly and totally transparent modeling industry that is also safer for models. The AGENT platform is available for free via our iOS app and web app.

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AGENT’s Services and Features include:

Beautiful Model Portfolios
1,000’s of individually selected models, with diverse looks, and are showcased in high-resolution photos

Easy Booking & Job Management
Clients can find and book the perfect models within minutes and then access all jobs from a single screen

Trusted & Secure Payments
Our robust payment platform, powered by Stripe®, ensures that banking and personal data is secure and supports same-day electronic payment to the models

Safer Environment
Looking out for the safety of models… criminal and sex-offender background checks are performed on all clients as well as ID verification and verification of needs

Real-Time Communication
Models and clients can directly send and receive messages on the AGENT Platform without having to reveal personal contact information

Transparency Through Ratings
Detailed information about each job ensures that models can make informed booking decisions and both models & clients rate each other upon completion of each job  

Mark Willingham
CEO / Co-Founder – AGENT, Inc.

Mark Willingham is a longtime Fashion Industry Expert and CEO of AGENT, the fastest growing modeling platform in the world.

As the CEO and Co-Founder of AGENT, Mark is responsible for ensuring initiatives are aligned with the company vision, spearheading strategy, overseeing operations, and ongoing corporate performance.

Prior to joining AGENT, Mark was the northern hemisphere president of Brazilian high-fashion brand Carmen Steffens. During his 11 years tenure the brand grew from 69 Carmen Steffens stores to more than 550 stores across 18 countries. And, prior to Carmen Steffens, he was vice president of marketing for 6 years at HeyAnita, a ground-breaking voice recognition and next-generation mobile messaging software company founded with executives from Microsoft.

Prior to HeyAnita, Mark was the president of The Willingham Group a marketing agency focusing on brand strategy and promotions. Clients included Warner Bros, North Face, Baskin-Robbins, Kahlua, Canadian Club, Sauza Tequila, Makers Mark, Dunkin’ Donuts, and others.

Mark is a frequent public speaker and has been a guest lecturer at California State University Long Beach since 1998. 

Dustin Diaz
President / Co-Founder – AGENT, Inc.

As President and Co-Founder at AGENT, Dustin is the wearer of many hats / full-stack engineer bringing zeal and tenacity helping create a best in industry product. With 18 years of experience working in software engineering and product development, Dustin has worked at a few of the best companies in the world including Yahoo, Google, Twitter, Medium,, and lastly where he co-founded the company with Uber Co-Founder Garrett Camp. In his free time Dustin has also written two books: “JavaScript Design Patterns” (2007), and “This is Strobist® Info” (2010), a how-to guide on artificial lighting for photographers.

Ashley St. Clair
Creative Director / UX / Co-founder

Ashley is an innovative, imaginative and highly detail-oriented professional. She earned her Product Development degree at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising and developed skills in trend analysis, brand development and product design. Ashley then continued her education at General Assembly studying User Experience and Design. Ashley utilizes her strong visual communication skills, combined with a minimalist perspective, to create a friendly, intuitive experience users of the AGENT platform.

Laila Elise
Professional Model / Education & User Advocate – AGENT, Inc.

Laila Elise is a professional model who advocates for better education and safer practices for men and women in the modeling industry.

Laila has over 15 years experience navigating all areas of the modeling industry. Based out of New York City, she has traveled extensively all over the world.

Throughout her career as a model, she has worked with top agencies and designers, and contributes the majority of her success to her ability to build and develop business relationships with clients. Laila has degrees in both finance and business education, and has a passion for helping others succeed and paving the way for better industry standards and practices worldwide.

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