ABOUT CELEBRITY LIFESTYLE BRANDS
Celebrity Lifestyle Brands, Inc. is a holding and management company that partners with celebrities & Influencers to monetize their social media following primarily through e-Commerce and building brands.
The CLB team combines e-Commerce technology, digital marketing strategies, and over 30 years of experience in the global fashion licensing, manufacturing, and distribution industry.
By leveraging proprietary technology, an extensive network of distribution partners, and a unique corporate acquisition business model, CLB seeks to become the premier trusted partner to celebrities & influencers who desire to turn their celebrity into a profitable business empire.
MEET THE CLB TEAM
Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board
Often referred to as “The 6 Billion Dollar Man”, Mr. Ullmann has led some of the most iconic fashion and celebrity brands to massive success. As President of FUBU International, he lead the fashion giant from $70 million to $700 million and in his role as President of New Business Development at Phat Fashions he lead the organization from $80 million to $800 million.
He is arguably the world’s leading expert in celebrity brand development, brand management, licensing, and monetization having overseen the successful launches of brands for clients who include Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler, Nicki Minaj, and many others. The brands he has worked with have generated over $6 billion dollars in global sales.
Mr. Writer is a serial entrepreneur and investor with over 31 years of experience in corporate finance, capital formation, executive level management, mergers & acquisitions, software development, licensing & distribution, and sales & marketing.
At the age of 21, he was the youngest owner and operator of a full service investment banking firm in the history of the United States where he was directly involved in over $100 million in financing, dozens of IPO’s and mergers & acquisitions for early stage and start up companies. He continues his passion for investing as a founding member of Angel Investors Network, Inc. an investment group of successful entrepreneurs, investment bankers, angel investors, marketing & management experts, lawyers, and accountants who have built companies in a diverse set of industries.
Mr. Writer is a nationally known keynote speaker on the subject of digital marketing. He is often referred to as “The Entrepreneur’s Best Friend” and has been coaching and consulting entrepreneurs and business leaders for over 14 years in the disciplines of business strategy, marketing, capital engineering, and corporate finance.
PR, Marketing & Branding
A 20-year Award winning Broadcast Journalist with an emphasis on Public Relations and Community Affairs, Kelly Bennett was a reporter, anchor, TV host, Radio Host, senior assignment manager then transitioned into public/community affairs; managing community/public relations for two Fortune 500 companies.
In 2009, she founded Bennett Unlimited PR giving her clients local, national and international notoriety as well as connecting them to Influencers, networking groups, celebrities, VIP’s, private clubs, executive round-tables, entrepreneur gatherings and charity functions to further their career and goals.
In 2019, Kelly received the Ambassador for Peace Award from the Universal Peace Federation and in 2011, Kelly was awarded the California Governor and First Lady’s Service Award for her volunteerism and community work. In 2005, she received a Commendation from Orange County Sheriff’s Department, The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, and US Postal Office for bringing the AMBER Alert to Orange County and in 2004 she was given a Commendation from County of Orange “Adoption Needs in Orange County” program. She won Business Woman of Distinction, American Business Woman’s Association in 2001.
Kelly is the Society Editor for Orange County Newspapers which are delivered to most all cities in the Orange County area. Her column covers non-profit galas, events and lifestyles of the society scene.
She is a member of the Public Relations Society of America, Orange County, eWomen Network, Advisory Council Member for Special Olympics of Orange County, Honorary Member for Orange County Family Justice Center and Past-President of the Orange County Community Relations Council.