Mandy Carpenter

Dorothy Houston is the founder and owner of Connections Model and Talent in Hickory, NC which has been in business as a full-service licensed talent agency for 21 yrs. She has over 30 yrs. experience in the industry. She represents professional models, actors and children in the areas of Film/Television, Fashion, Print, and Runway. 

Wayne is a Writer, Actor, Singer and is an acting coach for Connections. He has been with the agency for one year.

Connections Model & Talent

Wayne Deloriea


Mandy Carpenter has been with Connections for 12 yrs. as a young model and actress. She is now an assistant with the Carolina Model & Talent Showcase.