the team

Tina Thomson
Founder

Tina founded Tina Thomson Communications in 1993 and is the strategist behind many successful global product launches including Origins Natural Resources in the United States, Germany, and Denmark; Aveda in Japan and Spain; The Estée Lauder perfumery in Moscow, and Rodan + Fields Dermatologists. Tina's corporate experience includes four years (1989-1993) with the Estée Lauder Companies, Inc. in New York City. Prior to working for the Estée Lauder Companies, Inc., Ms. Thomson served two years (1985-1987) in the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., reporting to the Assistant Chief of Protocol. In 1988 she became a White House Staff Coordinator in First Lady Nancy Reagan's Advance Office. A native Californian, Ms. Thomson received a B.A. degree in Spanish and International Relations from the University of Southern California. She is married and lives in Pasadena, California with her husband, John and her children Katie and Charlie.


Lindsay Tansky
Executive Director, New York

Lindsay has been working in the beauty industry for over nine years in both editorial and public relations. She has been influential in generating awareness across national and regional media platforms for all types of beauty brands by developing strategic partnerships and media plans based on the needs of the company. Lindsay has a strong sense of knowledge for the beauty consumer which has allowed her to play a large role in the launch of several brands. Throughout her experience, Lindsay has worked on a variety of accounts, including but not limited to, Sephora, MAKE UP FOR EVER, Allure magazine, St. Tropez Tan, Obagi Medical Products, RUSK, Living Proof, Carol's Daughter, Illamasqua, Trish McEvoy, boscia, and IZOD. She was also Assistant Beauty Editor of Star magazine. Prior to moving to New York City she received a B.A. in Writing at Ithaca College.


Judy Sol Lee
Account Assistant, New York

Judy recently graduated from Syracuse University in 2015 with a BS in Advertising and a minor in Sociology. She has held various Public Relations internships enticing her interest in the Beauty and Fashion world. She speaks Korean fluently, is highly energetic and has a general love for all beauty products. Judy is based in the New York City office supporting all brands and client related projects.


Kim Thomas
Office Manager, Los Angeles

Kim graduated from Cal Poly, Pomona in 1995, with a BA in Graphic Design and a minor in a Math. During her time at Cal Poly she worked for the Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation and was involved with Meals on Wheels. After four years with LA Parks and Recreation, Kim decided to be a stay at home to raise her three children. Kim joined TTC in 2012 to manage the Los Angeles office and supports client operations.


Katie Clifford
Consultant, Los Angeles

Katie graduated from Tulane University in 2006 with a BA in Sociology. Upon returning to Los Angeles she began interning at Tina Thomson Communications. As an Associate she assisted in the opening of TTC's new East Coast office and has gone on to continue her work in communications, focusing on lifestyle and beauty public relations. Now back in Los Angeles, Katie is attending the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising focusing on Beauty Industry Merchandising and Marketing. She is also consulting for TTC, supporting client initiatives and assisting with special events.