The Agency

Ryan Lippert started his career in the modeling & acting industry in 1998 while working as an agent at a boutique Model/Talent Agency in San Francisco. Having a keen eye for scouting and developing models Ryan took a position as New Faces/Scouting Director for one of the top model & talent agencies in Los Angeles. There, he traveled the country scouting, developing and booking new faces. Working as an agent on the west coast has given Ryan the opportunity to build relationships with some of the most reputable clients and creatives in the industry! Having a passion for this industry has brought Ryan where he is today, as the President of Scout Model & Talent Agency. If Ryan isn’t busy scouting and booking talent, you'll find him enjoying time with his family and friends!

Sydney Garrison's career in both the music and fashion industries began over 10 years ago in Los Angeles. At the start of Sydney’s career, she worked with some of the most prominent and recognizable names in A&R (talent scouting & development) on both the Record label and Music Publishing side at Sony, Universal and Warner Music Group. Determined to follow her passion, a smooth and natural transition into the fashion industry began 8 years ago when Sydney became the Director of New Faces and later a Women’s Board Agent at top agencies in Los Angeles. With a diverse background that spans across both music and fashion, Sydney brings a unique and comprehensive approach to talent management. Known for her relentless optimism, tireless work ethic and calming management style, she has nurtured and guided some of the most outstanding names in the entertainment and fashion industries.

Becca Mikesell is one of our Agents. Becca started her career in 2011 by interning for multiple fashion brands in the Bay Area while pursuing her degree in Fashion Journalism at the Academy of Art University. Before joining Scout, she worked in children's wear and freelanced as a wardrobe stylist. She has always been passionate about the modeling and fashion industry, and loves scouting for new faces. When Becca is not working, you can find her styling a photoshoot or spending quality time with her niece.

Clarissa Nicosia is our Creative Services Director, Artists Agent, and leads our Brand & Influencer Partnerships. Over the course of her career, Clarissa has created, directed and produced thousands of events and online activations for various US and European luxury, lifestyle, and fashion brands. She has a natural talent to see the big picture while never losing sight of the details that can make or break a project. She has an intimate understanding of consumer market trends, creative talent, and technical aptitude along with the necessary strategies needed to build successful projects and product launches from the ground up. Her keen eye for market needs in luxury home, beauty, and fashion helped her successfully create and launch the first-ever mobile shopping app for green luxury lifestyle brands in US and Europe. The app was seeded by Nokia and Adobe to a wide audience of eco-minded consumers via curated offerings, engaging content, and the attractive ability to shop ethically for the first time. As our director of our Creative Services, Influencers, and Artists Divisions, she shapes the foundation of career paths for our artists and talent while creating the successful collaborations our clients have grown to love. In addition to working at Scout, Clarissa is passionate about helping advise various nonprofits on ways to create powerful fundraising initiatives and platforms. Her Venture Capitalist and Tech Founder Master Auction Series for LLS helped raise over $700K in donations. She has worked with Global Green USA for the past ten years and currently serves on the SF Symphony Symphonix Board.