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About the Moms
Denise Albert & Melissa Musen Gerstein, THE MOMS, are founders of a multi-media company that markets to moms. The MOMS have been featured on television, radio, online and through their celebrity Mamarazzi events. Albert and Gerstein hosted the The MOMS with Denise & Melissa on SiriusXM Stars from 2013-2016 and Mamarazzi on People.com.
The MOMS Mamarazzi® events provide influencers and media access to celebrities to discuss topics surrounding parenting. Mamarazzi events have included Sarah Jessica Parker (3x), Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith (5x), Jennifer Garner (3x), Kevin James (2x) , Elizabeth Banks, Tina Fey, Hugh Jackman (4x), Nicole Kidman (2x), Amy Schumer and Pitbull. The MOMS have also hosted many non-profit events including an event with Jada Pinkett Smith to raise awareness for Human Trafficking and Kristin Chenoweth for Breast Cancer Awareness.
THE MOMS regularly partner with film distributors, book publishers and celebrity publicists to present engaging and informative conversations around topics important to parents year round. They have also been spokespersons for Invisalign, Netflix, Norwegian Cruise Line and Ford’s Warriors in Pink.
Albert and Musen Gerstein presented their fashion show for moms, three times, during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center. Strut, The Fashionable Mom Show showcased a wide range of apparel for real moms. It was the first runway show where the models were all moms –of every shape and size – featuring affordable fashion.
From 2010-2011, The MOMS created and hosted a half-hour TV show with NBC called Moms & the City and A Dad Named David. The MOMS have contributed to The Huffington Post Parents and Denise to Huffington Post Divorce. Denise wrote about her Breast Cancer journey for People.com and Goodhousekeeping.com and have appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN and HLN among others.
Albert and Gerstein have 5 children between the two of them and reside in New York City.