The 5th Annual
Maastricht Institute of Entrepreneurship

at Missouri Valley College Campus
April 11-13, 2011

Brent BahlerRatana Tshibanda

Founder, RT Productions, LLC
Kansas City, Missouri

Ratana Tshibanda is a fashion event producer. Her varied fashion industry experience includes regional fashion and event director for Mercantile Stores, visual merchandiser, and model.

In January 1999, she launched RT Productions, LLC, a fashion event services business. Services include production and execution of fashion shows and special events for retail, non-profit and corporate clients. Key client accounts include The Kansas City Star and Seventeen Magazine. In addition, she has provided product development services to two European menswear manufacturers.

Ratana has worked with a variety of nationally recognized designers including, Tommy Hilfiger, Carolina Herrera, and Victor Costa. She has also successfully executed a variety of retail promotional events, including personal appearances by Elizabeth Taylor, Patti LaBelle, supermodel Vendela and various professional sports team players. Ratana has made a number of television appearances and has been featured in various local publications.