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Our Team


Ilene Oren

Meet the head honcho, Ilene! A native New Yorker, born in Queens, raised in Long Island, she's had the perfect backdrop to develop her keen eye for trends and unleash her creativity. Noted in various trade publications throughout the past 20 years, Ilene Oren has been praised as a powerhouse at analyzing and forecasting the ever-constant changes within both the tween and young contemporary markets. She was officially titled "The Dean of Tween" in 2012 and then "Tween Queen" in 2024 in Earnshaw's magazine. 

Naomi Orenstein


Meet Naomi, account executive for the Tween division. A New England native, she was born in Cape Cod and raised in Boston where she got her start in the market as a buyer and manager at a local children's boutique. She studied Business and Apparel Marketing at Indiana University. She loves to see trends making a comeback with twist! She values the relationships she has developed with her buyers and teammates at IOC. Naomi spends her time balancing from the ever exciting world of fashion with spending time with family and friends, shopping, traveling and hitting the gym.



Anna Donnelly

Meet Anna, sales assistant for the Tween division. Hailing all the way from Nashville, TN to the Big Apple literally overnight.


Judy Casado

Meet Judy, account executive for the Tween division. A true born and bred New Yorker, raised in the Bronx. Getting her start assisting in fashion showrooms and studying mathematics at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, Judy's experience led her to knowing her way around the office and becoming a whiz at administration too. Judy brings the urban flair to the IOC team, infusing her experience of hiphop culture into her view of fashion. She's known on her off time to be a fan of naps when she's not shaking it up on a dance floor or planning her next exciting meal. 


Meghan O'Clare

Meet Meghan, graphic  designer, web & office manager, originally from New Hampshire but a New Yorker at heart.  Recently graduating from the Shillington School of Graphic Design, she began in the industry studying advertising and marketing at the Fashion Institute of Technology and interning at various fashion houses such as Georgio Armani. Meghan is known to be a "jack of all trades" around the office. When she's not getting lost in the world of YouTube, you can find her playing video games, solving a Rubik's cube or quoting some interesting random fact.  


Vicki Gerber

Meet Vicki,  our seasoned account executive for Young Contemporary. She brings to IOC many years of experience in the women's market. 

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