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​​George Gallier born in Paris, has always been at the avant-garde of the modeling industry, started what has become today's personal management standards for models. George Gallier managed the leading agency Prestige Model management in Paris France, discovered models such as Laurence Treil, Estelle Lefebure, Estella Warren, Vanessa Duve, Connie Nielsen, Adoha Aboa at the Lions NY and many more. Several of these models careers were launched by the magazine Jill a French fashion magazine partly owned by George Gallier in Paris. Photographers such as Peter Lindbergh, Hans Fuerer, Patrick Demarchelier, Peter Beard and many more shot for the magazine on a regular basis, fashion styling was covered by Babette Djian the co-founder and chief editor of Numero magazine. George Gallier moved to New York City to start American Model Management, a NY City boutique modeling agency. Most modeling agencies are disconnected modeling networks spanning across the globe, the concept of American Model Management was to be involved in all aspects of the models careers, instead of merely following the talent steps, we advised and built careers. The success was immediate and global, starting a trend that is on today, where all large talent agencies have offset boutique agencies or "Image departments" to launch and manage careers of models with high fashion potential.​​​​​​​​​​ George Gallier is the former President and Chief Operating Officer of The Lions Models LLC, a New York City modeling agency established in 2012 by Ron Burkle from The Yucaipa Companies, LLC.

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