Our Sales Managers

Christina Taylor
Founder & Managing Director

Christina is accomplished sales director and has been in wholesale for over 18 years, prior to that at national retail manager level. She is highly adaptable, quick to read trends and consumer buying habits. An all-rounder in the industry, experienced in launching young brands to market, selling across all product categories with strong expertise in occasionwear. As a result of being a full time working mum, her passion & focus is now in Eco-friendly, natural, wellness products.

Amy Nutsford
Halation Health Director

Amy has been with Halation Agency as a sales manager for over a year managing our beauty division. She comes from a background in luxury fashion buying, having worked across Womenswear, Menswear and Fine Jewellery and understands both sides of the wholesale business. From personal experience, she understands the buyer’s needs and habits. Amy is a multi-tasker, juggles well and also assists in managing and scheduling her brands marketing through EDMS.

Marin Hartfield
General Manager

Marin has been at Halation for nearly four years, working across operations and our accessory brands. Her passion is in the people, connecting the right retailers to the right suppliers – and growing strong relationships with both. Marin has experience in both close to market and indent ranges – with a focus on ethical categories.

Lisa Buchholz
Head of Contemporary Sales

With over 30 years experience Lisa is a specialist in Fashion Industry. Exposure from all facets Lisa’s skills include development & design through to buying & importing of Luxury brands while always remaining at the forefront with her customers. She is professional and passionate about the customer experience and giving personalised service. Lisa has a solid business acumen and a deep knowledge of the current & international fashion industry.

Georgina Davis

Georgina first joined Halation Agency in 2015 with 10 plus years of experience in Fashion wholesale in an agency environment which means she is an experienced cross seller. Having worked across both international & local fashion brands during her career, her expertise lies in mid to premium fashion. She is a compassionate seller, she listens to requests & acts on them, caring deeply for both the retailers and brands’ success.

Gaia Torres
Showroom Director

Originally from Milan, Gaia moved to Sydney 5 years ago after spending a year in London where she started her career in wholesale working for a well known multi brands showroom. She is an allrounder in the business, looking after the website and CRM side of Halation and working across mainly the premium fashion labels. Her passion is for quality over quantity and going above & beyond for the customers and suppliers.

Hayley Sprowles
Senior Sales Manager

Hayley joined the Halation team in January of 2020 and comes from an extensive background working within the fashion industry. Her experience covers retail management, visual merchandising, buying and wholesale sales working across contemporary fashion, denim, footwear, leather goods and accessories both in national and international markets. Hayley has a strong focus on building strong, loyal and profitable customer relationships for both the client and the store and can act as a mobile sales agent who is on the road to visit in-store to service all client and customer needs.

Rosie Sagdic
Senior Sales Manager

Rosie brings almost 10 years fashion industry experience to the Halation team. She has worked across multiple categories including fast trend-oriented, active and premium brands in both local and international markets. She is extremely passionate about the labels she represents and puts huge value on developing strong relationships.

Pip glinn
Sales Manager

Pip is the newest member of Halation Agency, joining the team as a Sales Manager. Originally from London, but with an Australian passport, Pip has worked across both eyewear and Fine Jewellery brands. Pip’s experience includes national and international wholesale sales management, visual merchandising and retail team training. Pip enjoys working closely with clients to develop strong and lasting relationships.
Pip works across accessories, eyewear, jewellery, skincare and beauty.

Lily quennville
Sales Manager

Originally from the United States, Lily joined Halation Agency over a year ago. She has worked multiple years in the fashion industry. Her previous experience is in retail and managing stores both in Australia and the US. She made the switch to the other side and found her passion in wholesale. Lily is a dedicated and reliable member of the team working across beauty & lifestyle brands as well as administration. 

Melissa costalos
Sales Manager

Melissa currently holds 4 years of in-house wholesale and brand management experience, complemented by 9 years of high-end and luxury retail knowledge. Further to this, she has 16 years of styling, personal shopping and event management skills. Melissa is an experienced contractor within her field. In addition, Melissa also has a strong passion for teaching, and has worked with Australian fashion institutions such as FBI , TFI and Electric Safari.

Briannan Bugden
Sales Manager

Briannan has 3 years experience working in wholesale and partnerships. Joining us with experience working with health & wellness stores, sustainable & eco friendly stores, lifestyle stores as well as experience working with corporate clients. Briannan has a great passion for sustainable brands.