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

Kiffeney Walker

Learning Leader

Experience in education…

I previously taught at Virginia College Cosmetology & Aesthetics. I also studied Human Resources at Strayer University.

 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I am a certified HL SPS instructor.

 

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

Guiding Future Professionals.

Claudia Carothers

Future Professional Advisor

Experience in education…

I have been teaching cosmetology for 35 years.

 

Experience in the beauty Industry…

I have been a Core leader, clinic floor leader, assistant director, director, and regional educator trainer.

 

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

I have several. I have recently added Kevin Johnson; his reasoning techniques have shown me to slow down before I speak.

 

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

The culture. I really enjoy the Future Professionals and being part of a huge family.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Enjoying life and creating magic.

Pam Varner

Sales Leader

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

Johnny McCoy. He hired me straight out of college and has always been an inspiration, both in business and life, with his positive outlook and spirit.

 

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

I love my position of being able to influence the lives of our Future Professionals on a daily basis.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Being happy in life and having the opportunity to change the lives of our youth.

Kim Garrison

Admissions Leader

Experience in education…

I earned a Bachelor’s Degree in business management with a minor in marketing and psychology from the University of North Carolina in 2001.

 

Experience in the beauty Industry…

Prior to joining the Paul Mitchell family in March 2014, I owned a full-service salon for six years.

 

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

The sense of pride and fulfillment that results from guiding Future Professionals from the moment they decide to embark on a career in the cosmetology industry, until they realize their dreams and become successful members of our community.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Spending every day doing what you love. If you gain happiness and joy in your career it won’t feel like work.

Dawn Curtis

Learning Leader / Spa Specialist

Experience in education…

One and a half years as a Learning Leader.

 

Experience in the beauty Industry…

Makeup artist through Ultimate Face Cosmetics and Paul Mitchell School color and cutting trainings.

 

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

Mr. D. He has been my mentor since the very first day I met him in Core.

 

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

The lives I get to impact and the way everyone here is welcomed and accepted no matter what.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Being able to forgive and forget easily and love as much as possible.

Monica Williams

Financial Aid Leader

Experience in the beauty Industry…

10 years working in a salon.

 

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

My parents and God.

 

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

Helping the Future Professionals.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Always being positive, always smiling, finding the good in every situation, and being grateful for what we have.

Kalynn Kirchoff

Service Desk Coordinator, Paul Mitchell School graduatService Desk Coordinator, Paul Mitchell School graduate

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

All of the wonderful Future Professionals.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Being nice to everyone.

Destiney Teeple

Service Desk Coordinator, Paul Mitchell School graduate

Experience in the beauty Industry…

I started working at Paul Mitchell after graduating. I love our industry.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Loving everyone.

Briana Cornell

Education Leader, Paul Mitchell School graduate

Experience in education…

I have my cosmetology, instructor, and barber licenses.

 

Experience in the beauty Industry…

I have been licensed for almost 10 years and worked as a national educator, specializing in cutting.

 

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

My mother.

 

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

Touching lives and changing people’s futures for the better.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Touching lives and inspiring others.

Trish Huskey

Service Desk Coordinator

Experience in the beauty Industry…

I have worked for Ruben Allen College and Paul Mitchell The School Knoxville.

 

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

Meeting many different people.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Getting paid to do something I really enjoy.

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