William Brobston


William Brobston spent 15 years in the luxury retail industry, holding senior leadership roles with several European and American luxury apparel & fine jewelry brands.

Recognizing the growing need for flexible retail management, leadership, and recruitment solutions, in 2016 William launched the Brobston Group. Since inception, the firm has worked with world renowned clients in the global fashion industry.

The Group is committed to providing brands & retailers with solutions to their leadership and sales needs.


josette Romero

Director - retail sales

Josette has 16 years of fashion retail experience in both Los Angeles and New York. A luxury flagship leader, Josette's prior experience includes 6 years leading Miu Miu/Prada locations in NYC as well as leadership roles at Nordstrom and Louis Vuitton. With passions for people and product, she has a history of developing sales teams that drive new results.

Josette joined the Group in 2018.




Alma has 16 years fashion experience in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York. A FIDM graduate, Alma had a breadth of experiences in the design, wholesale, and production fields; but her true niche is in luxury retail sales. She has demonstrated a track record of success with companies such as Neiman Marcus, John Varvatos, Prada, Tod's, and Maiyet.

Alma has a strong eye for identifying talent and leveraging her understanding of brand culture. Alma strives to help others find success and happiness as they advance in their careers.

Alma joined the group in 2018.


recruitment consultant - HAMPTONS

Lauren has 14 years experience in regional and store-level retail leadership, opening and developing Elie Tahari stores starting in 2003, and later managing stores with Porsche Design and Michael Kors.

As a retail leader she was particularly focused on team development, strategic business development, inter-store communication, and retail marketing. Lauren has extensive experience in markets across the country, including New York City, the Hamptons, Atlanta, Miami, and southern California.

Lauren joined the group in 2017.


Franco Salhi

recruitment consultant

Franco is a seasoned, hands-on executive with decades of experience in the luxury retail industry, as well as the most trusted, go-to style arbiter and resource for many high-profile business professionals, professional athletes and celebrities. 

He has long been respected for his keen business acumen in launching and expanding high-performing luxury boutiques, Franco is also known for his unique ability to personally connect with a global clientele, as well as forging strategic partnerships with renowned global brands.

Franco joined the group in 2017.