"Great business is never done by one person. They're done by a team of people."


Co-Founder: Mickey Abbatiello, attended Baruch College and studied Finance at the Zicklin School of Business. During his collegiate years, he was a scholastic athlete and was Captain of the Men's Basketball Team. After graduating, Mickey applied his business and finance skills as a Financial Advisory consultant at Ernst & Young and is using his experience to build a successful fashion startup. 

Co-Founder: Robert Baldino, attended the Hagan School of Business at Iona College where he graduated from the business program while playing Rugby for the Iona Gaels. His experience in consulting throughout the years encompasses an array of categories including executing campaigns both domestically and internationally as well as a background with merging corporate partnerships. His affinity for fashion spearheaded the inspiration behind Balitello and is committed to integrating both his analytical and creative experience. 

Vincent Branciforti, designer with skills in Illustrations, Photography, Interactive Video and much more. BA studies include Digital Art and Design at LIU Post. Also studied at the Florence School of Fine Arts in Florence, Italy.


Jessica DiMaggio, Personal Stylist and Fashion Consultant born and raised in New York. She graduated with her BS in Advertising and Marketing Communications at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Patt Lachky, award-winning designer and Art Director for more than 25 years, perfected her talents at the Fashion Institute of Technology and School of Visual Arts in New York City. Patt has been published in several design magazines and books such as American Corporate Identity, Creativity, and International Package Design Directory.