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

Jessica Rogers

Admissions Leader

Experience in education…

I have had my Cometology license for over 11 years and also have a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I started cosmetology school 11 years ago, and I've worked in a salon since.

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

I have had many mentors in different aspects of my life but currently I would say each one of my family members has a large impact on how I view life.

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

The culture and career placement for Future Professionals and graduates. 

To me, living beautifully means…

Waking up every morning with a positive perspective and being an encouragement to others.

Chris Rogers

Core Leader, Paul Mitchell The School Colorado Springs graduate

Experience in education…

I've been a Learning Leader since December 2013! 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I worked for Regis salons for 3.5 years. 

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

Janna Brown! She was my Core Leader when I went here. She has helped guide me in becoming an amazing Core Leader! 

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

I love watching how much my Core students can progress in just six weeks! 

To me, living beautifully means…

Helping people look good, but also feel great about themselves.

Kyle Spiller

Assistant Director

Experience in education…

Nearly five years at Paul Mitchell The School Colorado Springs. Taught professional development classes, take-home, resume writing, and interviewing classes. 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I've been working here since May 2011. I've worked as the service desk coordinator, service desk leader, clinic floor leader, sales leader, take home/branding leader. I've been to Caper four times and The Gathering once.

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

Barb Toberman, marketing manager for John Paul Mitchell Systems. Barb has always been a great mentor to me. She is one of the smartest, hardest working people I know and her advice has been invaluable to me. 

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

The ability to be able to influence the lives of the Future Professionals and set them on a path to success. There is nothing more rewarding than helping someone achieve their goals and dreams. 

To me, living beautifully means…

Finding balance, peace, fulfillment and challenges in my life every day. Balance because it keeps me centered, peace because those quiet moments provide the best opportunity for creative thinking, fulfillment because finding satisfaction in what I do on a daily basis keeps me hungry for more, and challenges because they force me to grow.

Melissa Sullivan

Front Desk Coordinator, Paul Mitchell The School Colorado Springs graduate

Experience in the beauty industry…

I've been working in the industry for four years. 

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

Kyle Spiller/assistant manager at Paul Mitchell The School Colorado Springs. 

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

The people! The staff and students are AMAZING! 

To me, living beautifully means…

Doing whatever it is that makes you happy!

Angie Garza

Learning Leader/Theory/Final Phase/Nails

Experience in education…

Three years at Paul Mitchell The School Colorado Springs. 

Experience in the beauty industry…

It's been a part of my life for a very long time. 

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

My grandmother. 

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

The Future Professionals and the continuing education I receive. 

To me, living beautifully means…

Living life the way I choose to live it and surrounding myself with friends and family.

Janna Brown

3 Day Core Leader/Skin Specialist

Experience in education…

17 years working in both private and professional education. 

Experience in the beauty industry…

31 years! You name it...I've done it. 

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

Peter Hantz made me love texture, and Flora Finch inspired me to be the teacher I became. 

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

I love my Future Professionals and the great education/culture that we bring them. 

To me, living beautifully means…

Being happy and being able to love what you do.

Brett Reynolds

Master Barber/Learning Leader

Experience in education…

18 years in different places. 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I've been in the beauty industry since 1987! 

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

I am inspired by greatness. 

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

It makes me better. I become a better educator by not stopping the learning. 

To me, living beautifully means…

Perfect harmony with mind, body and soul.

Kathy McDougle

Owner/Financial Aid Leader

Experience in education…

Finished 1.5 years of college before starting my family. We opened Paul Mitchell The School Colorado Springs in 2008 and my education has come from financial aid trainings, school summits and “grow your business” classes. 

Experience in the beauty industry…

Opened Paul Mitchell The School Colorado Springs and all that is associated with that. 

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

My mother-in-law Marjorie McDougle. She was one of the most caring, loving, and accepting people I have ever met. 

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

Working with a visionary team, and watching Future Professionals grow and succeed. 

To me, living beautifully means…

Being grateful, finding joy in all things, and treating all you meet with respect.

Ron Billings

Operations Leader/Daymaker

Experience in education…

Corporate controller of private pre-k through 8th grade school with 14 schools in three states; chief financial officer at public school district; operations leader at Paul Mitchell The School Colorado Springs where I enjoy continuous learning. 

Experience in the beauty industry…

Salon owner and operations at Paul Mitchell The School Colorado Springs. 

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

Christ—perfect relations with his family, completely selfless, excellent leader who was not afraid of going against the status quo. Completely loving and accepting while motivating and inspiring others. 

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

I get to work in an enjoyable and demanding environment which helps me be a better person and father. The Paul Mitchell culture helps Future Professionals thrive and I get the reward of seeing them gather technical skills as well as "real life" skills to excel.

To me, living beautifully means…

Being a true dad to my five kids, and being around good examples in a loving environment where one can learn to make good choices that result in happiness. 

Micah McDougle

Owner/Director, Paul Mitchell School graduate

Experience in education…

Graduated from Paul Mitchell The School Costa Mesa in 2004. I've worked with Paul Mitchell Schools for 10 years.

Experience in the beauty industry…

Working in a salon, Paul Mitchell The School Costa Mesa, Sherman Oaks, and Colorado Springs. 

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

Jeremy McDougle and Shawn Trujillo. 

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

Being a part of the positive change that takes place in so many lives. 

To me, living beautifully means…

Being true to yourself.

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