Tanya York, Founder, CEO & MicroArtist
Serial entrepreneur Tanya York started her career as a special effects makeup artist in the Hollywood movie industry over 20 years ago. She is the founder and sole owner of MicroArt Inc. She has over 30 years of experience as a CEO.
Born in the Caribbean and lived in Europe for 8 years Tanya moved to Los Angeles at age 17. By 19 she discovered her love for the film industry, produced her first feature film. By 21 Tanya raised money and started her first movie production company which produced 7 movies in the first 2 years. Ms. York has a proven track record of producing films on schedule and on budget that were highly profitable. She has produced and financed over 30 movies in her career all of which have been profitable. She has also distributed over a thousand films worldwide for DVD, television, and new media markets that were acquired from independent film makers.
The Hollywood Reporter named Tanya one of Hollywood’s most influential women when she was in her mid-20 and by the time she was in her 30’s she graced the cover of Entrepreneur magazine in the Young Millionaires issue. She has completed numerous executive management programs including MIT’s Sloan Business School’s “Birthing of Giants” and Young Presidents Organization affiliated executive management program at Stanford University. Ms. York has authored the book “How to make money making movies” and is a sought after speaker at film festivals around the world. She is a licensed Kundalini Yoga teacher and private performance coach for entrepreneurs.
When Tanya is not working she spends her time playing competitive tennis practicing kundalini yoga and traveling.
Dr. Kourosh Modarress – Clinic Manager
Dr. Kourosh Modarress aka “Dr. K” resides in Westwood area of Los Angeles, California. He moved to California at the age of 12. He attended Highschool in Long beach. After graduating high school with honors, he chose to attend UCLA. After receiving his Bachelor of Science from UCLA, he moved to London, England and continued his medical studies. He was able to attend some of the most prestigious training centers in London, such as Great Oman Street Hospital and Institute of Neurology at Queen square. After few years residing in Central London, studying medicine and finishing medical school, he returned back to U.S. and he was recruited by UCLA/ VA hospital to participate In nationwide study funded by Bristol Myers Squibb, one of the big pharmaceutical companies. He was able to ascend to 2nd from top position as sub investigator in the department of endocrinology. After successful completion of the research, Dr. K collaborated with Dr. Rojas, the founder of successful plastic surgery center in Santa Monica, CA. Dr. K under the supervision of Dr. Rojas was directly involved in many common procedures such as breast augmentations and reduction and blepharoplasty and variety of dermatologic skin rejuvenation and anti-aging procedures.
Dr. K is now collaborating with Founder of MicroArt Semi Permanent makeup, Tanya York. He found her unparallel technique and procedures to be very beneficial to the clients and is in pursuit of adding his knowledge and experience to the practice.
Dr. K. was able to achieve many trophies from various sports since he always excelled in any sport he got involved and still is competing in friendly leagues. Some examples are the following;
Member of Varsity Gymnastics team in high school for three years. Top three every year in CIF, Member of UCLA soccer team, Member of UCLA Water ski team. Captured 1st place, individual, OPEN division of CSUN championship, Slalom, Lake Castaic, Member of University of London Football team. Member/ Captain of London’s “Central Y” football team.
Dr. Christopher Morgan – Lidocane Injector
Dr Morgan was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He earned his BA in Biology and a minor in Economics from Brandeis University after which he graduated from Meharry Medical College. After initially training in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Arizona, Dr Morgan decided to change his focus to bariatric (weight loss) surgery. In 2018, Dr Morgan began working with MicroArt administering local anesthetic to many of the company’s clients. Throughout his work with both bariatric and aesthetics patients, he has had the pleasure of working on teams with his colleagues to drastically change the lives of many people, thus having a enduring positive impact on their physical, and emotional well-being.
When Dr Morgan is not practicing medicine, he enjoys working on his photography, playing golf, reading, and attending art exhibits. He also enjoys cooking, working out frequently, and spending time by the beach.