Meet Director & Founder

Susan Makai

Susan Makai, a resident of Buffalo, New York, has a degree in Speech English with a minor in Theatre and a Masters in Education. For the past twenty five years, she has been the owner and operator of Personal Best, an internationally known image and performing school, which has won various outstanding school awards, and has been featured in two books about show business. Susan has also managed the careers of top fashion models such as Jessica White (Cover Girl and Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition model) Her students have appeared on Broadway, TV series, and major magazines Susan teaches etiquette, image, communication and business protocol seminars for companies, colleges, and high schools throughout New York State. Ms. Makai is well recognized in the Western New York area as a long-time television personality, having appeared for the past twenty three years as the fashion commentator on WKBW-TV’s “A.M. Buffalo” program. She has also held the positions of weather reporter and movie host at local CBS, NBC and FOX affiliates.

Come meet us up close

Every one of our team members is devoted to our students and meeting thier full potential.

Michelle Unger

Personal Development & Modeling Teacher

john Bucilli

TV Drama Teacher/ Event Assistant

Ernie Insana

Improv & Advanced Acting Teacher

Marina Boswell

Executive Assistant

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