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

Heidi Hommel-Reaid

Admissions Leader

Experience in education...
I have Education (For-Profit) school experience going back to 2003.

 

Experience in the beauty industry is...
I became a Nail Technician after graduating high school in 1998 and worked in the field on and off for 8 years.  I was a nail tech throughout the time I attended college at an upscale spa in NY doing natural nails only.  I continued doing nails part-time (alongside other careers) to supplement income while traveling the west coast- living in Portland, OR, San Diego, CA, and Las Vegas, NV.

 

My mentor, or the person who has most inspired me is...
As a Christian, my biggest inspiration is Jesus.

 

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell the School Huntsville is...
So far has been the professionalism, organization, and kind colleagues.

 

To me , living beautifully means...
Taking care of my health enough to be able to contribute to both my personal and professional life in a meaningful way. 

Heather Anderson

Learning Leader

Experience in education...
Learning leader for 4 years and a national eductor for John Paul Mitchell Systems.

Experience in the beauty industry...
Licensed cosmetologist for 7 years.

My mentor, or the person who has most inspired me is...
Gio Jenkie was my hairstylist before I became a cosmetologist and was pivotal in my journey.

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School Huntsville is...
The future professionals. They are MY guests and I love being able to have fun in and with hair.

To me, living beautifully means...
To be authentic and unafraid to be yourself.

Jacob Nance

Marketing Leader

Experience in education...
I have a Master's in Communication and I currently teach in the Communication Studies Department part-time at The University of Alabama at Birmingham.

My mentor, or the person who has most inspired me is...
My mother has been a great inspiration in my life.  She has always been my biggest cheerleader and continues to support me in whatever decision I make for my life.  She's so kind and caring and is so accepting of all people.  She's a wonderful artist and actually graduated from cosmetology school in the 70's and was a stylist in the 80's.  

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School Huntsville is...
The culture.  I love the positive energy and how close everyone can become.  You never meet a stranger from Paul Mitchel no matter what part of the country they live in.  You can always pick up the phone and call a Paul Mitchell Associate anywhere in the nation and they're always there to help you out.

To me, living beautifully means...
To not sweat the small stuff.  There are no guarantees on tomorrow and we're all here on this planet trying to figure out this crazy thing called life.  Everyday we are given on this Earth is a gift and none of those other, small things matter. 

Leah Woodruff

Service Desk Coordinator

Experience in education...
University of North Alabama.

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

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

To me, living beautifully means...
Living in peace.

Sydney Rowell

Admissions Leader

Experience in Education...
I have a Bachelor of Science in Public Communication from the University of North Alabama.

Experience in the Beauty Industry...
I do not have any professional training in the beauty industry, but I have 25 years of experience in managing curly hair!   

My mentor, or the person who has most inspired me is…
My Mom. She has been my number one fan my whole life, and has always encouraged me to dream big.

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School Huntsville is…
I love being able to help connect Future Professionals to a career that can change their lives and take them to places they’ve never imagined going!  

To me, living beautifully means…
Seeing the reflection of the Lord in everyone.  

Kristie Condery

Learning Leader, Paul Mitchell School graduate

Experience in education…

Former Learning Leader at Paul Mitchell The School Columbia in South Carolina; Phase Two learning leader, color specialist, and Core specialist.

 

Experience in the beauty industry…

Self-employed at Steven Michaels Salon in Columbia, SC.

 

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

My parents, husband, and children.

 

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

Seeing the Future Professionals grow on their journey.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Seeing the beauty in all people and things. Being able to do what I love and give that back to someone.

Qua'Sonya Johnson

Learning Leader

Experience in education...
My experience in education has been adventurous. I have been teaching for two years, but I was born to teach and inspire. 

Experience in the beauty industry...
Has been vivid and rewarding. I have been in the industry for 25 years.

My mentor, or the person who has most inspired me is…
Mrs. Powers. She was my cosmetology instructor. 

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School Huntsville is…
Encouraging Future Professionals daily, pouring out what's in me to every student or person I encounter.

To me, living beautifully means…
Loving with no conditions. 

Tyler Nafus

Service Desk Coordinator, Paul Mitchell The School graduate

Experience in the beauty industry…

I graduated from Paul Mitchell The School Huntsville in 2015, and currently work at a Paul Mitchell Focus Salon called Salon W.

 

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

My mom and dad because they have supported me through everything, and continuously give me great advice to always succeed.

 

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

The positive atmosphere and the continuous support to the community.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

To always be the best you can be. Motivate others to be the best they can be, and when life gives your lemons, put nine in a bowl.

 

Angelika Thomas

Education Leader/Design Team Leader

Experience in education…

I have five years of experience in education.

 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I have seven years of experience in the beauty industry.

 

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

My mom, cosmetology instructor Mrs. Bankstorn, and our education team here at Paul Mitchell The School Huntsville.

 

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

The opportunity to help influence people's lives, their careers, and the world through our culture.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

To love and respect yourself, and to share that love and respect with others.

Tammy Patterson

Financial Aid Leader

Experience in education…

I have 26 years of experience in cosmetology school.

 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I was raised in the industry. My mom has been a hair stylist all of my life.

 

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

My mom. She is a very strong person and I truly admire her.

 

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

Watching the Future Professionals learn and grow as they travel along the path to success.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

To remember to count your blessings, and to have the love of your family and friends.

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