Rick Siegel

The Green Garmento

Co-Creator of The Green Garmento

Rick Siegel and his wife, Jennie Nigrosh, are the creators and marketers of The Green Garmento reusable drycleaning bag. Before that, Siegel was one of Hollywood’s most influential personal managers, guiding the careers of Craig Ferguson, Ellen Degeneres, Seth Rogen and others. He is perhaps best known for producing the play My Big Fat Greek Wedding and developing its film version. He can be reached at 323-512-2600 or via e-mail at rick@thegreengarmento.com.

First Impressions: Who Wants Gum?

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The Sun’ll Come Out…

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Do Something ... Anything

LOS ANGELES — The editorial director for American Drycleaner asked if I’d...

Loyal Team May Be Best Profit Center

LOS ANGELES — During that first hard year of building my personal...

Right to Represent

LOS ANGELES — Those who know I spent 25 years in show business often...

Finding What Works for You

LOS ANGELES — I have shopped all over the world: in Toronto, I shop at...

Road to Success Has Many Paths

LOS ANGELES — When I was 21, after getting fired from the radio station...

Green More Than Just A Marketing Tool

LOS ANGELES — There’s a drycleaner in my neighborhood that brags that...

Follow-Up Important In Every Phase

CHICAGO — Going to a trade show is a bit like making professional New...

Retooling Your Mindset

CHICAGO — Every month, I like to align my column to the magazine’s...

An Earth Day Epiphany

CHICAGO — I confess: I was once about as eco-unfriendly as you could get...

New Media, New Opportunities

CHICAGO — The year was 1977. I was 20 years old, creating advertising...

More Than Its Own Reward

CHICAGO — Making your best effort almost always opens new doors. And in...

Good Business Is Good Business

CHICAGO — I like business. I’ve spent most of my adult life helping grow...

Making The Case for Reusable Bags

At the opening-night party of the recent Southwestern Drycleaners...

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