The Top Rank team is a creative-minded, network of women who are passionate about content and its social impact. We are photographers, academics, writers, designers and music junkies.

We also love food. 


Founder

ALICE GRANDOIT

is a freelance producer based in NYC. Her work focuses on the intersection of arts, culture, and creative community development.  


Editor in Chief

MARQUITA HARRIS

is a lifestyle journalist with Chicago roots. She’s written for various independent and commercial magazines and was a founding editor of the award-winning cult zine, Qlix. 


Creative Director

CHRISTELLE DE CASTRO

is an New York City based photographer, filmmaker, and art director. in 2012 she founded Stoneman, a creative agency specializing in campaigns, branding, production for both fashion and music labels. 


Graphic Designer

NAOMI OTSU

is a New York based graphic designer and illustrator. She also specializes in product development, web and textile design. 


Managing Editor

 

CYBILLE ST-AUDE

is a New York-based children’s author and nu-Caribbean chef. When she’s not writing and researching for her next book, she’s seeking inspiration for her next dish. 


Editorial Assistants

MARCEL SALAS

is a filmmaker and cultural anthropologist from Brooklyn. She’s a passionate New Yorker with talent for telling stories as a documentarian. 

ALI SALAS

is a curator and dance writer from the planet of Brooklyn. her latest research project focuses on the historiography, practice, and appropriation of vouging, flex and Lite feet. 


Fashion Director

LESTER GARCIA

is a fashion stylist based in New York City. his recent work can be seen onE the pages of ELLE, Teen Vogue, Rolling Stone, Interview, and V Magazine, amongst various international titles. 


Beauty Director

EMI KANEKO

is a New York based makeup artist. Some of her clients include Vogue, Interview, POP, i-D, Dazed, and ELLE magazine. 


Marketing Manager

KATE PRITCHARD


Event Manager

TASSJA WALKER


Podcast Co-Host

ISABEL FLOWER

is an editor based in New York. She studied Art History and Photography. 

She and Marcel cohost Top Rank's podcast.