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

Lisa

LEARNING LEADER

Experience in education…

I originally started my education journey through the Aveda Institute as their Advanced Educator and later migrated to my now home at Paul Mitchell the School Las Vegas

Experience in the beauty Industry…

Its been 21 years since by beautiful start in this crazy industry.

Are you a Paul Mitchell School graduate?

I wish! 

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

Vivienne Mackinder, she is a industry vet. Her passion and dedication to this industry is infectious!

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

Being immersed in the culture and the wonderful life long connections I have made.

To me, living beautifully means…

Being authentic to who I am and finding a way to leave a positive footprint in this world through my family, friends and profession. 

Tiffany

Financial Aid

Experience in education…

Paul Mitchell The School Las Vegas

Experience in the beauty Industry…

Paul Mitchell The School Las Vegas

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

My mother is someone who inspires me daily. She is one of the strongest, genuine, caring and open minded individuals I have ever met. Her love and guidance has molded me into the person I am today and I only hope I can inspire others the way she inspires me.

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

Being involved with the Future Professionals and helping them achieve their goals and guide them in the right direction.

To me, living beautifully means…

Spending time with loved ones and doing something you love each day.

Emily

Learning Leader, Paul Mitchell The School Las Vegas graduate

Experience in education…

I received my instructor's license in 2016.

 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I received my cosmetology license in 2013. I've had the pleasure of working at A Robert Cromeans Salon to start my career. I continued on at LOOK Style Society where I was part of the blow out bar and a nail specialist.

 

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

I'm most inspired by my co-worker Rachael Pupa, she is so ambitious and always working toward being a better person!

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

The culture and sense of family. Everyone is always there for each other, which makes it such an uplifting environment. .

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Living life to your fullest potential. It means doing what makes you happy.

Ann Marie

Owner / Director

Experience in education…

I've been the owner of Paul Mitchell The School San Diego, the owner of Paul Mitchell The School Tulsa, and now the owner/director of Paul Mitchell The School Las Vegas.

 

Experience in the beauty industry…

In addition to the above, I've also worked at A Robert Cromeans Salon.

 

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

Winn Claybaugh and John Paul DeJoria. Both have created amazing companies with a culture of positivity where people thrive. I want my schools to be a good example of that.

 

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

Relationships. We give the team and the Future Professionals a platform and culture to achieve goals in a positive environment.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Living with integrity—always. Do the right thing.

Liberty

Co-Director

Experience in education…

Paul Mitchell The School Las Vegas.

 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I've been the operations director for family-owned salons, the owner of Harlow Hair, and now co-director of Paul Mitchell The School Las Vegas.

 

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

I don't have any one particular mentor; instead, I try to learn a little bit of something from everyone.

 

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

I'm so passionate about the beauty industry and love the fact that I get to inspire the next generation of future salon professionals.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Being the best possible version of yourself, both inside and out.

Amie

Service Desk Leader

Experience in education…

I received my instructor's license in 2013, and teach Take Home and product knowledge classes.

 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I received my cosmetology license in 2007, and am an independent stylist.

 

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

My dad; he is the hardest working person I know and still finds time for his family and friends. His passion for life inspires me on a daily basis to be a better person.

 

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

Our culture! No matter what, there is always something new and exciting going on.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Enjoying the moment but looking forward to what the future holds.

Lanai

Service Desk Coordinator, Paul Mitchell School graduate

Experience in education…

Paul Mitchell The School Las Vegas.

 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I received my cosmetology license in 2010, and have worked as a stylist at Supercuts.

 

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

My Core Learning Leader, Landon; he was very inspiring to me and helped me develop a salon mindset throughout my education.

 

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

Seeing and having conversations with the Future Professionals and school guests. They put a smile on my face every day.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

To be able to feel comfortable with who you are as a person and comfortable with how you look every day.

 

Dezarae

Learning Leader, Paul Mitchell The School Las Vegas graduate

Experience in education…

I received my instructor's license in 2013, and am a Learning Leader in color and makeup.

 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I received my cosmetology license in 2012. I have worked as a freelance hair and makeup stylist for weddings, print, and fashion shows. I have also been a stylist and makeup artist for Ulta Salon.

 

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

I have many mentors, but one person who has really inspired me in this journey is education leader Whitney Hopper.

 

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

The Future Professionals and being able to see the light bulbs light up. Also, the culture and the team I get to work with every day.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Finding the things that make you happy and living with a positive outlook on everything.

Lonnie

Learning Leader, Paul Mitchell School graduate

Experience in education…

I received my instructor's license in 2015, and was a salon educator at Pretty Hair Salon.

 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I received my cosmetology license in 2010, and have been a barber for the US Navy. I've also been a stylist at A Robert Cromeans Salon in San Diego and Pretty Hair Salon in Pittsburg.

 

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

Robert Cromeans.

 

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

Teaching Future Professionals how to cut and color hair; I love seeing the students take the tools and knowledge to the next level.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Continuing to grow in all aspects of life; living day to day like it’s our last.

Ariane

Learning Leader, Paul Mitchell School graduate

Experience in education…

I received my instructor's license in 2014.

 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I received my cosmetology license in 2007. In California, I have worked as a stylist/ aesthetician for Martier Salon, and as a stylist for Rust Salon. I am also the owner of

Ariane Hair Design.

 

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

Micah McDougle. He was my Core Learning Leader and cutting specialist. He is amazing at everything he does, and I am following in his footsteps.

 

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

The culture and my team. Everyone has been so helpful on my journey to become an instructor. I can wake up every day and feel content because I love what I do.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Enjoying every second of my life, smiling at the thought of how blessed I’ve been, and sharing this joy with the rest of the world. Everyone deserves to have a beautiful day.

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