Joan Bluestone Landorf hails from Pittsburgh, PA. She earned an MBA in Marketing from NYU Stern School of Business. She honed her marketing skills in Brand Management at Clairol, before starting her own business, Corporate Visions. Joan and Axis CEO Larry Cohen were friendly competitors for 10 years before they decided to merge their businesses. Joan has been with Axis for 10 years and loves it. Her favorite parts of the job are mentoring rising Axis stars and coming up with great ideas for her clients.
Joan is an active member of the Women’s President’s Organization and a board member of Peernet and Girls Inc. Westchester. However, her proudest accomplishment is raising her millennial kids, Ali & Greg, with her husband, Andy. (Special shout out to Ali for being her Mom’s stylist!)
What’s your secret talent?
Bake a really good Challah bread
What is your favorite movie quote?
"You had me at hello."
What was the single-most influential event in your lifetime?
Dropping out of college to live on a kibbutz in Israel for a year.
What’s a fear you’re proud to have overcome?
Speaking in front of large groups of people.
If you could close your eyes and be anywhere on earth when they opened, where would you be?
On a massage table at the Bernardus Hotel in Carmel Valley, CA
What is your number one karaoke song choice?
"I think We're Alone Now"...Tommy James & the Shondells
If you could take a road trip with any celebrity, who would you choose?
Anthony Bourdain...He would introduce me to unusual places, people and great food.
If you could have a superpower, which would you choose?
I could transport myself to be anywhere I want with the blink of an eye.