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Cindy Ann Peterson, AICI CIC is a couture designer and image consultant in the greater Washington, DC area who combines these two skills to create a unique synthesis of fashion, image transformation, and education for her broad base of clients from government to industry, and academia.

In media, Peterson is an author, radio and television spokesperson on custom sewing, civility, posture and scoliosis, recently speaking on Hawaii Public Radio on The golden rule in thought, word - and dress. Peterson has celebrated three years as the Washington DC Fashion and Style Editor for The Examiner, and received the 2014-2015 VIP Award for Philanthropy in the Fashion and Image Industries from The Worldwide Who's Who and The Cambridge Who's Who. In January 2015 received the VIP Award in the prestigious roster of global TOP FEMALE EXECUTIVES from The Worldwide Who's Who and The Cambridge Who's Who.

Peterson served as a member of the AICI International Executive Board of Directors as well as the AICI International Philanthropy Chair from 2012 to 2014 and AICI Washington DC Board of Directors from 2010 to 2012. Peterson was awarded the Member of the Year for AICI Washington DC in 2012 and 2011 and was honored with the 2010 Civility Star in Vancouver, British Columbia for her work on the Civility Counts Project as the Civility Ambassador for Alexandria, Virginia.

Peterson was the author/presenter at the official international proclamation launch of International Image Consultant Day (IICD) at the 2013 AICI Global conference and served as the 2014 International Chair for IICD for November 23, 2014, the annual global celebration of the science and acumen of everyone serving in the image industry. Following the program first developed in Mexico City in 2012.

As a certified member of the Association of Image Consultants International (AICI), Peterson provided significant leadership to AICI's philanthropic projects. She was awarded the Chapter Member of the Year for AICI Washington DC in 2012 and 2011 and was honored with the 2010 Civility Star in Vancouver, British Columbia for her work on the Civility Counts Project as the Civility Ambassador for Alexandria, Virginia.

Peterson currently also serves on the Board of Directors for Image Impact International (III), a 501(c) 3 non-profit philanthropic entity engaged in a number of projects, including a book for the Disabilities Image and S.T.Y.L.E. Course at the Fashion Institute of Technology, College 2 Career 2 Community Impact; a program preparing college graduates for the professional workplace with leadership, communication and presentation skills while engaging them in community projects, and leads the III Civility Council.

Peterson is the co-author of My Style, My Way and The Power of Civility. In 2011, Peterson was featured in the Dutch style magazine Kleur & Stijl as one of "The Big 7" image consultants in the Washington, DC area. Her works have been featured in national publications such as Country Living, McCall's Needlework and Crafts, Vogue Bridal, Simplicity Bridal Sewing and Crafts, World News, Lioness Magazine, Star Tribune, Leader Telegram, Palm Beach Journal, AICI Global and promoted by The Wall Street Journal. She has also been nationally recognized for her custom works for competition skaters as well as the disabled. For her subject matter expertise, Peterson was requested by the American Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia to be the tailor-on-call to President Clinton during the Asian Pacific Economic Conference in 1994. Earlier in her career, she planned, organized, and directed the inaugural Chicago Sewing Exposition, receiving an Outstanding Sales Award as a Regional Sales director for Viking Husqvarna.

Peterson received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Apparel, Textiles and Design and Business. She is not only certified in Image Consulting from the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), but is also Universal Style Certified by Alyce Parsons, recognized as the gold standard for the image industry. She is a member of Gadsby's Tavern Museum Society in Old Towne Alexandria, where the 18th century is preserved, and a member of the American Sewing Guild (ASG).

www.cindyannpeterson.com  |  cap@cindyannpeterson.com


Immediate Past President
Cindy Ann Peterson, AICI CIC

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