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Meet some of the team members who make Paul Mitchell The School Houston so special.

Norma Nieves

Service Desk Coordinator

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

My parents.

 

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

Meeting new people. And with the Paul Mitchell culture, this allows me to continue to become the best me.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

To be yourself and let no one discourage your ambitious attitude.

Lynn Grayless

Education Leader, Paul Mitchell School graduate

Experience in education…

I have seven years of experience with Paul Mitchell Schools.

 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I have eight years of experience in the beauty industry.

 

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

My mother!

 

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

Having the opportunity to continue to pursue my goals while inspiring, motivating, and educating the future of our industry! Seeing our Future Professionals grow through their journey continues to inspire me daily to be the best me!

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Let life happen, sit back, and enjoy the ride. Make the most of every opportunity that crosses your path, and no matter what life throws at you "Stay Strong" and focused on your goals, and follow your bliss!

Gabriel Ernesto Tellez

Service Desk Coordinator

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

My mother and father are my mentors. As immigrants fleeing from war, they have carved out a wonderful life for themselves and their children. Their story may be a common one, but they are anything but.

 

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

The culture and atmosphere that promotes individuality, growth, and happiness.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

That when you lie down at night you can rest easy knowing you lived your day to the best of your ability, spreading positivity, and can be proud of yourself.

Catherine Williams

Learning Leader

Experience in education…

I have been a cosmetology instructor for over a year, and have just recently completed my Associate of Applied Science degree.

 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I have been a master stylist and salon owner for 15 years.

 

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

Paul Mitchell—his vision and the dedication he has provided for decades.

 

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

The awesome culture that is displayed by staff and students constantly.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Waking up every day and making it beautiful in spite of what may be ahead. MAKE TODAY BEAUTIFUL!

Orlando Vergara

Operations Leader

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

My mom has always inspired me; ever since my dad died when I was eight years old, she carried my sister and I as a strong and powerful woman.

 

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

The culture, and the beautiful people that I see every day.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Learning, helping others, smiling, and treating people with respect. Everybody can learn how to build a beautiful house, but only a few people will learn how to live beautifully in the house; to me this is living beautifully.

Gabriel Naranjo

Financial Aid Leader

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

Cathy Bradley inspires me to continue to strive and achieve excellence every single day.

 

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

The culture; it’s an environment unlike any other that makes my day-to-day job so fun!

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Living your life with passion.

Kimberly Anh Do

Financial Aid Leader

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

Without a doubt, my mentor is my Grandma Do; she has always been the rock in our family. Every day I wake up with a kind heart because of her—she's taught me how to cook, how to be compassionate, and how working hard can take you to places never imagined.

 

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

I feel like every day we all need to do something that matters, and every day I feel like I'm doing work that matters. My favorite part about working is that I always feel challenged to do more. My goal every day is to teach a Future Professional something new about financial aid and why it's important to understand what we are doing. I love reaching out to Future Professionals to teach them that financial aid is not something they have to run away from.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Eating what makes you happy because life is short. Living without an agenda because life shouldn't be planned in a notebook. Surrounding yourself with amazing humans, a million cute dogs, and someone who loves you for you. And always remembering that happiness is a way of travel, NOT a destination.

Dafne Fuentes

Admissions Leader

Experience in the beauty industry…

I have worked as a makeup artist.

 

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

My beautiful mother.

 

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

Being part of an awesome culture and helping Future Professionals start their careers in the beauty industry.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Always being willing to forgive and live in peace.

Susan Baca

Admissions Leader

Experience in the beauty industry…

I have eight years of experience in the industry as a spa manager, corporate adviser, sales training manager, and now admissions for Paul Mitchell The School.

 

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

My family, my Paul Mitchell team.

 

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

How we all come together as a team to work toward the same goal: Happy Future Professionals.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Living in balance. Live according to what makes you happy and work toward becoming the best version of yourself—everything else falls in place.

John Kanski

School Owner

Experience in education…

I have been a Paul Mitchell school owner for ten years with locations in Illinois and Texas.

 

Experience in the beauty industry…

Along with my wife, Jenni, I have owned salons for over 20 years. I am a two-time NAHA winner and have received multiple recognitions for “Top 200 Salons” in America by Modern Salon Magazine.

 

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

My wife, Jenni.

 

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

Truly the people. Houstonians are so passionate.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Knowing every day you put your best foot forward. Making today so awesome that yesterday gets jealous.

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