National Director, Judge Coach
Troy Fienhold-Haasis, a native of eastern Iowa, attended Central College in Pella and the University of Northern Iowa, majoring in Tech/Design Theater and Public Relations. After college, he worked over twelve years in the Formal Wear industry, seven years in office administration roles for several Omaha churches and spent over 25 years in the nonprofit, event-planning and fundraising sector.
His belief that self-empowerment is important for young women of all ages has led him through many years of pageant involvement with numerous pageant systems. During the early 90’s, he served as a local director with the Miss America program in Nebraska, and again in the early 2000’s as a local director with the Miss America program in Iowa. A certified judge for the National American Miss (NAM) Pageants, he has also judged for the Mrs. Nebraska America, the Miss Nebraska (America), the Miss Iowa Amazing and International Junior Miss (IJM) Iowa/Nebraska/Minnesota pageant systems. In 2014, he joined the Nationwide Pageant system as State Director for the Miss Iowa & Miss Nebraska Nationwide Pageants.
In the summer of 2016, Troy transitioned into the new role of National Director of the Nationwide Pageant system and Executive Director of the newly formed Nationwide Charitable Foundation. In the Spring of 2018, Troy was named as a official Board Member of The Positive Pageantry Movement. He is the Founder/President at Crowning Achievement Consulting offering pageant coaching and image consulting. He was also honored to be a Final Official Nominee for Best Director at the Global Beauty Awards in 2019, 2020 & 2021!
Troy is the owner of Sign Dreamers of the Heartland, and serves as a Civil Rights Commissioner on the Council Bluffs Civil Rights Commission. He is an avid news/social media junkie as well as a lifelong activist for Equality for all individuals! He and his husband, Jason, reside in Council Bluffs, Iowa.