Tony Dimitri Peniche is first and foremost a creative director and serial entrepreneur. At the age of 21 Tony started his career as a fashion designer and was quickly sponsored by brands looking to align their companies with the young trend setter. Companies such as: (Lamborghini, Motocorsa, 42 Bellow Vodka, and RedBull) as he became the youngest designer to show a label at Portland Fashion Week. His talents landed him an internship in NY where he was mentored by Oscar de la Renta designer Jose Solis.
For 6 years Tony was a men’s wear fashion designer and in 2012 at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, he was named Fashion Designer of the Year by the Portland Fashion Style Awards. Tony is a documented award winning fashion designer, international photographer, award winning entrepreneur, & active philanthropist. As former creative director for HNH, Tony helped produce reality TV shows, documentaries, commercials, fashion shows, gorilla marketing campaigns and charity fundraisers. His clothing has been carried in 120 retail locations in the US and 32 locations in China.
Currently Tony is Co-Founder of NXT Industries, a revolutionary creative development corporation that builds and manages hybrid office-studio space for artists, freelancers and small companies to accelerate their business. He now has more than 50 entrepreneurs & freelancers within his offices.
“Measure twice, cut once.”
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Best Business Advice Ever Received
The best business advice given to me was by my mom who is one of the top business consultants in the country. “Measure twice, cut one.”
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“The Power of Habit” – By: Charles Duhigg
“The 4 Hour Workweek” – By: Tim Ferris
Parting Advice for Success Stalkers Listeners
Stop trying to figure your life out so quickly and attempting to determine exactly how it’s going to play out right now. Go out there and try EVERYTHING and stop being afraid of failure. Do everything and “discover” what you’re passionate about and what your career is gonna be. You’ll live a lot happier life and be a lot more successful! This is a “Lifestyle” not a destination.
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Tony’s Website: www.nxtindustries.com