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

Conor

Vice President
Experience in education… 
 
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Major in Entrepreneurship and a Minor in Marketing 
Experience in the beauty industry…
 
I started working in the Dallas school when I was 16.  My first job with the school was a construction project in the building. My next positions were Custodian, then Front Desk Leader, then Admissions Leader, and and I continued to work my way up from there. 
 
My mentor, or the person who has most inspired me is…
 
My father. He has mentored me since I was a young boy and encouraged me to open up my first entrepreneurial venture when I was 11-years-old
 
My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School is…
 
The positive impact we get to make on the students and clients that come through our doors. 
 
To me, living beautifully means…
 
Bringing love and happiness to the lives of others even if they can do nothing for you in return.

Corey

Executive Sales Leader/Campus Leader/Paul Mitchell Graduate

After graduating with a Bachelors of Science from Texas A&M University, Corey knew his true calling was the beauty industry. In 2003, armed with good energy and a passion to help people, he discovered Paul Mitchell the School Dallas was a perfect fit.  It was such a great fit Corey not only completed the cosmetology program at PMTS Dallas, he complete the Instructor program as well. 

In 2008, Corey joined the PMTS Dallas team and quickly found success in many area's of the school.  From the Service Desk to the Classroom, Corey embraced opportunities to learn, grow, and refine the skill sets necessary to lead and inspire guest focused education.  

With a personal motto of “Show Up, Bring Good Energy, and HELP!” Corey feels living beautifully is a job well done, leaving things better than you found them, and the positive power of a smile. Team work and a feeling of shared purpose are the things Corey loves most about working with Paul Mitchell the School. 

Cecelia

Learning Leader
Experience in education...
I started teaching my first cosmetology class in 2011.
Experience in the beauty industry...
I've been licensed and active in the industry since 1999.
My mentor, or the person who has most inspired me is...
The person who has inspired me most is Michael O'raurk, the creator of Big Sexy Hair and Rock Your Hair product lines.
My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School Dallas/Arlington is...

The culture that I have come to appreciate and respect.
To me, living beautifully means...
Having a heart that's as beautiful as what we create in this beautiful industry. 

Kaycee

Learning Leader/Paul Mitchell Graduate
Experience in education...

Spent time at and graduated from PMTSA as a Student Instructor

Experience in the beauty industry...
I have been in the beauty industry for a little more than 17 years as a hair stylist. I've worked for Toni & Guy, in open concept salons, and now in my personal suite, HoneyDo' Hair Lounge.
My mentor, or the person who has most inspired me is...
My mentor is Joey Bennett of Karizma Beauty & Threading Salon in Addison, TX. Joey has been in my life since the young age of 16 when I was in beauty school during my high school years. I've learned so much from him and continue to get advice from him.  My daughter, Mykal Le'l is my biggest inspiration.  She truly inspires me to each day to do better and to never give up. I want to always be the best role model for her. I know she's watching everything I do.
My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School Dallas/Arlington is...

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell is the culture. I've never seen anything nor have I felt anything like it. I also love and appreciate the opportunity.

To me, living beautifully means...

To me, living beautifully means living each day as if it were you last. I have been through so much and have experienced some traumatic situations. I am now in a very happy place and thank God each day He allows me to be here. No longer do I just exist, I am living and living out loud!!!!

Shanda

Learning Leader/Cutting Specialist
Experience in education...

5 years as a licensed Instructor and 20 years as an in salon educator

Experience in the beauty industry...

25 years

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

Joelle Sullivan ❤

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School Arlington is...

We are a family at PMTS Arlington. Each of us bring something different to the table and share our strengths to help each other grow. 

To me, living beautifully means...

Allowing yourself and your peers to be who you are without judgements, creating magic in every aspect of life, and loving with everything you have in you.

Lenora

Learning Leader
Experience in education...
17 years in Education
Experience in the beauty industry...
32 years in industry
My mentor, or the person who has most inspired me is...
My mentor in life was my uncle Charlie, he taught me that life is what you make it. And many other things that I have embedded within my adult life.
My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School Dallas/Arlington is...
The Future Professionals and our team.
To me, living beautifully means...
Being free to be me.

Sophie

Service Desk Coordinator/Paul Mitchell Graduate
Experience in education...
I was pursuing a degree in Education (teaching) when I decided to follow my dreams of being a Cosmetologist. 
Experience in the beauty industry...
I am home grown! Graduated form Paul Mitchell the School Arlington in April of 2012. I worked at a salon for a little over a year before moving to North Carolina. When I moved back to Texas I applied to be part of the Paul Mitchell family and have been working here ever since! 
My mentor, or the person who has most inspired me is...
Nesa Torres. Nesa was my learning leader during my time at Paul Mitchell and always pushed me towards being the most successful that I can be. I learned so much from her then and I still learn from her now. She sets such great examples for everyone around her. One of the people that inspires me the most is Rikki Bett! To know her is to LOVE her i try to learn from her as much as possible!
My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School Arlington is...
Definitely the people that I am around every day. I love my team. They really are my family. 
To me, living beautifully means...
Living honestly. I try to be as open and honest with every person in my life. 

Maria

Admissions Leader
Experience in education: I have been in admissions for over 6 years. I have also completed an Associates Degree in Science & pursuing a Bachelors in Human Resources. 
 
Experience in the beauty industry: I have worked in the cosmetology school setting for a little over 2 years and loving every moment of it. 
 
My mentor, or the person who has most inspired me: Is my loving husband.. He has sacrificed so much for our family and his country. He pushes me to reach success and never give up on my dreams. 
 
My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School Dallas/Arlington is: Our team
 
To me, living beautifully means: living surrounded by the people I love 

Rikki

Admissions Leader
Experience in education...
Lucky 13 years of experience :)
Experience in the beauty industry...
Going on 4 years...
My mentor, or the person who has most inspired me is...
I am most inspired by my daughters, Jubilee & Naomi. 
My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School Dallas/Arlington is...
I LOVE MY PAUL MITCHELL FAMILY. I LOVE HOW MUCH WE VALUE LOVE. 
To me, living beautifully means...
Living my purpose.

Stuart

Admissions Leader
Experience in education...
Have been a talent developer for the past 7 years, coaching and helping in anyway that facilitates growth and team building.
Experience in the beauty industry...
Been with Paul Mitchell for under a year, Loving every minute of it, and soaking up every opportunity to learn and grow.
My mentor, or the person who has most inspired me is...
My Grandfather is the person who has most influenced me. He was the best Man I have ever met. Hardworking, Honest, and a Family Man. His Tireless effort to improve His life and the lives of everyone he came in contact with will stick with me forever.
My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School Dallas/Arlington is...
My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell is the culture. Everybody truly works together to create a family environment that focuses on success and giving back.
To me, living beautifully means...
To Me living beautifully is always trying to improve, to be a loving father and husband and always put family first.
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