Sally Van Swearingen
Meet Sally Van Swearingen, a veteran make-up artist whose journey began by styling brides for weddings, eventually catapulting her from local churches to Hollywood soundstages.
Veteran make-up artist Sally Van Swearingen learned the tricks of the trade styling brides for weddings before her talent took her from neighborhood churches to Hollywood soundstages. Today, Sally is an on-set make-up artist for TV productions and sports broadcasts and an author of beauty books. She’s also this week’s spotlight in our Member Stories series. Check out Sally’s inspiring story of becoming an entertainment industry entrepreneur and partnering with First Entertainment to reach her financial goals*!
What is the key to finding success in the entertainment industry?
“It’s important to help, include, and inspire others in our journey to success. I am grateful to those who saw my talent and helped move me forward. Now, I’m looking forward to what’s next!”
What inspired you to want to pursue an entertainment career?
“I developed my talent as a make-up artist early in the wedding and event industry. The fast pace quickly taught me how to work smart and on point. Soon, I worked with CEOs and on PSAs, leading to sports broadcasts and TV productions. And this year, I’m celebrating my 30th year as a make-up artist!”
How does First Entertainment befit you as a creator of entertainment?
“I wear many hats as an on-set make-up artist and salon owner of the A-List Make-up Studio. And because First Entertainment really understands the unique needs of creators of entertainment, I can have all my banking with you! I love using your Digital Banking, too, which is very convenient when transferring money.”
…because First Entertainment really understands the unique needs of creators of entertainment, I can have all my banking with you!
As a multi-faceted professional with roles in both on-set artistry and salon ownership, Sally appreciates how First Entertainment caters to the distinct needs of entertainment creators. The Credit Union’s comprehensive services allow her to manage all her banking conveniently. Sally also finds the Digital Banking platform to be a valuable tool, particularly for seamless money transfers.
First Entertainment Credit Union membership is comprised of the people in entertainment whose individual stories are as unique as they are inspiring. Our Member Stories series* highlights these extraordinary stories. Building a network of supportive partnerships contributes to your story and can make all the difference in feeling a sense of genuinely belonging. At First Entertainment, you belong here and Your Story Matters™.
Testimonials are provided as a means for members to share their experiences. Individual experiences and results may vary. Membership eligibility is required.