It takes a dedicated group to control the Hilton empire

It takes a dedicated group to control the Hilton empire

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MEGAN D’AMICO
Creative director, Paris Hilton Entertainment
D’Amico handles Hilton’s digital business, including designing and running parishilton.com, where Hilton’s products are available. D’Amico also handles brand development and corporate communication in addition to assisting with talent management.

REBECCA COOK
Executive assistant, Paris Hilton Entertainment
In addition to shooting and editing video content for Web use, Cook coordinates all of Paris’ business engagements from public appearances to press tours.

BROOKE BRINSON
Personal assistant
Ensures all Paris’ personal needs are met, ranging from house management to event coordination. A celeb is only as good as the assistant. “I’ve got amazing people working with me,” Hilton says.

PARLUX FRAGRANCES
Company specializes in the creation, manufacture and marketing of fragrances, and works with Paris Hilton to develop her products.

BEANSTALK
Beanstalk, a global brand licensing agency that is part of Omnicom Group, represents the Paris Hilton brand for licensing worldwide. Beanstalk has been part of Paris’ team for over five years and develops and manages her licensing program through its offices in L.A., London and Hong Kong.

CHRIS NEWMAN
Talent agent, William Morris Endeavor
Hilton not only works in TV and film, she is also a designer, recording artist, model and author. She has multiple agents who assist with all her endeavors at WME: Carla Laur for endorsements, John Marx for music, Mel Berger for publishing.

IMAGE IS EVERYTHING

DAWN MILLER
Publicist
Miller’s company handles PR, image and branding for Hilton — a big job since Hilton’s business is her brand. Miller handles charity work, crisis management and brand strategies.

JAMIE FREED
Manager
As manager, Freed oversees all areas of Paris’ business including entertainment, digital and brand properties worldwide.

ALL IN THE FAMILY

KATHY HILTON
Paris Hilton’s mother, a former actress, appears on “The World According to Paris” with her daughter.

SIBLINGS
Paris Hilton’s sister, Nicky, designs jewelry for boutiques and is prominent on the fashion scene. The two also have brothers Barron and Conrad.

FAMOUS AUNTS
Paris Hilton’s aunts Kim and Kyle Richards are cast members of Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.” The family is close and spends time together regularly.BR>

BEST FRIENDS

BROOKE MUELLER
Charlie Sheen’s ex is also Hilton’s friend; her struggles with addiction are chronicled on “The World According to Paris.” “I thought Brooke would be good because she’s very open,” Hilton says.

ALLISON MELNICK
One of Paris’ closest pals, Melnick is an “expert in social networking and club management” and hangs with Paris on her new Oxygen show.

JENNIFER ROVERO
A photographer and former Playboy model, Rovero is spotted out and about with Hilton frequently and appears on her new show. “I really wanted to have my closest friends on the show,” Hilton says.

LEGALLY BLONDE

PJ SHAPIRO & JAMIE AFIFI
Entertainment attorneys, Ziffren Brittenham
Shapiro helps when it comes to contracts for Hilton’s many appearances. In April, he filed suit against the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas for allegedly failing to pay Hilton $200,000 for two 2009 promotional appearances.

MARTY SINGER & MIKE WEINSTEIN
Litigation attorneys, Lavely & Singer
Weinstein, who joined the firm recently, has handled cases for Hilton for several years and won, including the case brought against her by the producers of “Pledge This!” Singer is one of the best-known attorneys in Hollywood.

BILLION-DOLLAR ENTREPRENEUR: PARIS HILTON
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