Katerina Villegas is the former Miss Oregon USA 2020 and competed in the 2020 edition of Miss USA that was featured live on the FYI Network. She is now executive director and producer of VFP Productions, and the Miss Montana USA and Miss Montana Teen USA pageants, which are the state qualifiers to Miss USA and Miss Teen USA.
Katerina has served as a global ambassador in an overseas tour of Uganda celebrating culture, promoting responsible tourism, and inspiring charity. She spoke to adolescent aged girls on the subject of mental health, cleaned waste in the Katanga Slums, read to the Mubaku Village children, and toured Uganda’s beauty. Her goal is to challenge our young women by encouraging them to step outside of their comfort zones to serve others and grow.
Katerina has worked as a red carpet correspondent at the Hollywood Christmas Parade and Global Beauty Awards. Additionally, Katerina coordinated and hosted the Universe United Virtual Benefit Concert Supporting Feeding America where she featured artists Rob Mayes, Justin Kawika Young, Jayo, Whitacre Band, Ruthie Craft, and more…
Katerina is a singer, songwriter, music and video producer and has performed on stages throughout the nation. She has been a featured singer on national and international television performing her song, “Hey Mami.” Both singles “Dangerous Love” and “Hey Mami” placed in the top 15 on the Dance Club Songs Billboard Chart. Katerina is also a recipient of The Global Beauty Awards – Best Talent 2021 award.
Education is extremely important to Katerina as she holds a B.A. in Communication Studies, an M.S. in Psychology, and is working to complete her Doctorate of Psychology.
Veronica Villegas, is a member of the VFP Productions team and co-director of the Miss Montana USA and Miss Montana Teen USA pageants. Veronica, also known as Veeglammed, is a certified hair stylist/makeup artist and photographer. She worked as a makeup artist at the 2015 Latin Grammys in Las Vegas working on Will Smith’s accompanying dancers and Daddy Yankee’s accompanying dancers. She has also worked in various fashion shows including the 2015 WantMyLook Fashion Show.
Veeglammed has done makeup looks for talent featured on “Buenos Dias Familia,” “Chic Al Dia,” “America Teve,” “Telemundo” in Miami and more. Veronica is also the mother of Miss Oregon USA 2020, Katerina Villegas, and captured her winning Miss Oregon USA headshot, and single covers of her Top 15 Billboard Charting releases for “Dance Club Songs,” music videography, and makeup artistry.
Veeglammed’s photography has been featured in multiple magazines including Pageant Live Magazine, One West Magazine, Champion Newspapers, and DUBCNN West Coast News Network to name a few.
Veronica has also directed and filmed music videos and has been a part of numerous music video sets.
Martin Villegas was the Shop Superintendent for the Department of Water and Power in the city of Los Angeles. He worked to create a positive atmosphere where individual skills could further develop and employees would accomplish their objectives without the fear of unreasonable criticism. Additionally, Martin served in the US Navy aboard the USS San Jose (AFS-7) and USS Coral Sea (CV-41). He retired as Superintendent after 36 years of service and now serves as a member of VFP Productions and co-directs and produces the Miss Montana USA and Miss Montana Teen USA pageants. Martin was first introduced to pageants through his daughter, Katerina Villegas, who went on to compete at Miss USA as Miss Oregon USA 2020.
VFP Productions, also known as Villegas Family Project Productions, is a media and production company with Martin Villegas as an integral part of film production and set design.
For eight years, Martin managed a youth travel baseball team, taking kids off of the streets of rough neighborhoods to keep them busy and out of trouble. He represented some of these kids in School District hearings to re-instate them back in to school; indicating that they would be too busy training and playing league games, leaving them no time for further trouble. His teams have gone from losing every game, to becoming a respectable championship team.
Maureen Francisco is the co-executive producer of NW Productions, LLC, a media and entertainment company that produces live events including the state qualifiers to Miss USA and Miss Teen USA for ID, OR, and WA. Maureen also serves as an advisor to the Miss Montana USA | Miss Montana Teen USA pageant. Maureen has mentored more than 1000+ contestants. In addition, she is the co-founder of an awards show that celebrates the pageant community at the international level, The Global Beauty Awards show. GBA has honored the first female CEO of Loreal’s history, Jamie Kern Lima, the President of the Miss Universe Organization Paula Shugart, ybf founder Stacey Schieffelin, Miss USA President Crystle Stewart and many others.
Maureen is an advisor to the nonprofit Ascend Seattle Chapter, Miss World America and Bosom Couture. She is an investor to the #1 website in the world, RealSelf, which gives people the ability to research aesthetic treatments and connect with physicians as well as Skylab, which is a social media platform that gives the power back to consumers and businesses when it comes to engaging their audience.
Furthermore, Maureen is also a published author of an award-winning book, It Takes Moxie about going after your dreams fearlessly and boldly with the foreword written by Dr. Connie Mariano, the first Filipino military woman to become White House doctor to three US Presidents.
Maureen’s favorite role is being a mom to her son, Malachi.