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Meet some of the Learning Leaders and team members who make Paul Mitchell The School Costa Mesa so special.

Amanda Warren

Director, Paul Mitchell The School Arkansas graduate

Experience in education…

This is my fifth year with Paul Mitchell. 

Experience in the beauty Industry…

I have been doing hair since I was just a little girl. But it wasn’t until I joined Paul Mitchell that I decided on a career in cosmetology education. 

My mentor, or the person who has most inspired me is…

In my direct line of work, I have to say that the person I admire most is Mary Burlingame. She is the director at Paul Mitchell The School Dallas and is simply amazing. She is an incredible business woman AND wife and mother! 

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School Arkansas is…

The people. You can’t do this if you don’t love people. 

To me, living beautifully means…

Being positive. Being kind. Believing in something. Giving 100% of yourself to whatever you do!

Robert R. Warren

Director

Experience in education…

I have Bachelor of Science in business management from Missouri State University. 

Experience in the beauty Industry…

This is my first experience in the beauty industry professionally. I am very excited to be with Paul Mitchell and to immerse myself in its wonderful culture. 

My mentor, or the person who has most inspired me is…

Paul Mitchell The School Arkansas director, Amanda Warren. She has been inspiring me for almost 20 years, and I owe everything to her. 

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School Arkansas is…

The culture. The culture is warm and welcoming. It inspires people to be a better person, personally and professionally.  

To me, living beautifully means…

Living with a clean body and mind. Beauty comes from within and enhances the exterior, not the other way around.

Erin Elizabeth Keeley

Night Core, Paul Mitchell The School Arkansas graduate

Experience in education…

All at PMTS Arkansas! 

Experience in the beauty Industry…

All at Paul Mitchell The School Arkansas! 

My mentor, or the person who has most inspired me is…

Stephanie Kocielski is definitely one of my main mentors. She is always pushing herself to be the best she can be, but not forgetting about keeping yourself humble and willing to help others along the way. 

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School Arkansas is…

I love being able to be a part of everyone's journey who attends this school. It’s a privilege to see these amazing, talented future stylists transform into someone they never thought they could be or someone they always wanted to be. 

To me, living beautifully means…

Living beautifully is a way of life. It doesn’t just mean being the most beautiful you can be, but how you can make others feel beautiful as well...being beautiful is not just about appearance but being a kind, beautiful person on the inside.

Kari C Caudle

Service Desk Leader, Paul Mitchell The School Arkansas graduate

Experience in the beauty Industry…

I've been with Paul Mitchell The School Arkansas since 2010. 

My mentor, or the person who has most inspired me is…

My mother, Kathy Caudle. She's hardworking and gives so much. She has a huge heart and that inspires me to want to be the same! 

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School Arkansas is…

Getting to watch the Future Professionals grow into amazing stylists; I get to see them go from their first guest to their last guest. I love what Paul Mitchell Schools stand for: Giving Back! 

To me, living beautifully means…

Loving God, family, believing in myself, and loving my career! 

Jennifer Harbour–Heape

Guest Service Leader, Makeup Specialist, Paul Mitchell The School Arkansas graduate

Experience in education…

Level 1 certified in color, cutting, texture makeup; also certified in Airbrush Makeup, Keratin Complex Smoothing System, and She So. Cap Extensions. 

Experience in the beauty Industry…

I have four years of salon experience and currently work at Salon Bombshell. 

My mentor, or the person who has most inspired me is…

I have many for different areas. Debra Dietrich and Evie Larsen in makeup. Also, my first instructor, Angel, inspired me to want to become a challenging and influential educator for others. 

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School Arkansas is…

Being able to share real industry insight and watch people blossom into the person they're supposed to be. 

To me, living beautifully means…

Looking somebody in the eyes to show your genuine intent. And using humor to connect with others. Laughing and smiling is universal.

Pamela Rae Stark

Financial Aid Director

Experience in the beauty Industry…

I have 12 years' financial aid experience in beauty schools. 

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School Arkansas is…

Our Future Professionals, and helping to inspire, mold, grow, and guide them to take their new place in life and a career. 

To me, living beautifully means…

Leaving the hate and negatives behind.

Chris Luebke

Night Clinic Floor Leader, Paul Mitchell School graduate

Experience in the beauty Industry…

I've worked at Anton's Salon and Spa, Moxi Beauty Lounge, The Academy Waukesha Paul Mitchell Partner School, Strandz, and now Paul Mitchell The School Arkansas. 

My mentor, or the person who has most inspired me is…

My best friend, Kelly, because she challenges me to strive to be the best I can be. 

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School Arkansas is…

I love watching the Future Professionals grow and become great stylists.  

To me, living beautifully means…

Enjoying every day, making it the best day ever!

Kayla Lesher

Core Specialist, Paul Mitchell The School Arkansas graduate

Experience in education…

I've been a Core specialist since 2014, and am currently level one certified in cutting and texture. 

Experience in the beauty Industry…

I have three years’ experience, and have been employed at Metropolis Salon since 2013. 

My mentor, or the person who has most inspired me is…

The person who has most inspired me would have to be my mother, who has held a cosmetology license for 30 years. Coming from a single-parent home and watching her work extremely hard is what inspires me and pushes me to succeed. 

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School Arkansas is…

That I get to meet the most amazing people every day, and watch them grow into amazing stylists. 

To me, living beautifully means…

Love what you’re doing and love who you are doing it with, whether it be in your career or in your personal life.

 

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