PPAI Magazine May 2023

Anji Corley | Must Read nothing going on, I am always planting seeds and meeting people. I love that my range is broad. Brand ambassador/actress/artist/ creative and party starter. It just depends on what day.” As a fashion expert, Corley knows how to represent products. She is a full-time show host and brand ambassador on the Home Shopping Network for Naturalizer/ SOUL, Rhonda Shear, Beats by Dre, Serena Williams’ line and many others. Be prepared for the next PPAI event to be “Anji-tized,” she says: “My joy is to Anjitize things. Whatever I am doing, I bring authenticity to the project, so you’re going to get the same energy every time you see my face or hear my voice – it’s still me.” Corley lets her personality lead her, connecting with everyone she meets. “One thing I learned a long time ago was that I can’t be anyone but me,” she says. “Sometimes, my energy might be too much. But at the end of a shoot, before they yell, ‘This is the martini shot,’ which means it’s the last shot of the day, you’d love to have my energy on staff. It’s infectious, and it brings people together.” Making people feel good is her life’s purpose. Corley grew up as an only child in Long Island, New York. She says, “I was always playing make believe, dressing up and presenting concerts and dance routines at home. I was somewhat shy, believe it or not.” She became a band leader in high school and gave college tours when she was a student at the University of Pittsburgh. Soon, she fell in love with theater and acting, beginning her career as an actress. “From theater, I went to radio, and that’s when you do all the grand openings and events,” Corley says. “Then boom – here I am. It’s stuck with me. I just love building excitement and including people in this party, whatever the party is, whether it’s The community of everyone at PPAI – distributors, suppliers, guests, attendees – it is a network. – Anji Corley PPAI: 111248 | ASI: 35375 | SAGE: 50327 | UPIC: ACCENTS | DC: 101273 Made & Printed in the USA Quick Turn Arounds Low Minimums www.americanaccents.com | 888.287.7883 Scan for pricing! •Made from B-flute (1/8”) corrugated board •No die cut fees! •Interior print optional •Perfect for sample kits & product packaging •Self-locking & easy to assemble •Digitally printed with 4-Color process 5 piece minimums! MAILING BOXES AVAILABLE IN 63 DIFFERENT SIZES! Matching tissue paper available! PPAI • MAY 2023 • 57