About Us

Future Productions, LLC

State Directors

Headquartered in Minnesota, Future Productions is owned and operated by Denise Wallace and Craig Heitkamp, and since 1995, they have produced both state and national pageants in over thirty-eight states. In 2002, Future Productions became state directors for the Miss Universe Organization, producing the Miss South Dakota USA and Miss South Dakota Teen USA state pageants. The following year, the Miss Universe Organization invited Future Productions to produce the Minnesota state pageant. Then, in 2005, the Wyoming state pageant was added to the Future Productions family, and shortly after in 2006, Colorado was added. In 2007, the Miss Universe Organization asked Future Productions to become the state directors for the Wisconsin state pageant. Then in January of 2008, Future Productions was named the directors of the Iowa state pageant making Future Productions the first state directing organization ever to produce six state pageants for the Miss Universe Organization. During the Spring of 2010, Future Productions added North Dakota to its stable of pageants, establishing their unprecedented seventh state franchise from the Miss Universe Organization.

Our Staff

Denise Wallace
State Co-Director

Craig Heitkamp
State Co-Director

Libby Watkins
Assistant Director

Miss USA & Miss Teen USA Organization

National Organization

We are the Miss USA Organization, a globally-recognized pageant platform that celebrates the unique beauty of women across cultures. Beyond well-known, we remain relevant to mainstream culture, as we connect young women to their own beauty and help activate their voice. We are a sisterhood in arms, a family of movers and shakers in beauty and business, poised to positively impact the status of women by bringing pageants to the everyday lives of everyday Americans – this is Pageantry Reimagined® by Miss USA.

missusa.com | missteenusa.com

Miss Universe Organization

International Organization

The Miss Universe Organization (MUO), a WME | IMG company, creates and advances opportunities for women around the world through its network of relationships across entertainment, fashion and philanthropy. MUO encourages every woman to challenge herself, find her unique voice, and embody the organization's mission of being Confidently Beautiful. The 10,000 women who participate in Miss Universe programs annually inspire others to pursue their personal and professional goals while making an impact in their communities.