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

Darla Barrickman

Operations Leader

Experience in the beauty industry…

5 years.

 

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

I enjoy finding inspiration in all of the different experiences with people that I encounter. 

 

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

The energy is incredible and the Future Professionals keep me young! ;)

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Enjoying life and being with my family! 

Tonya Logan

Financial Aid Leader

Experience in Education...

University of Kentucky, B.A. in Business Administration

Experience in the Beauty Industry...

3 years

Are you a Paul Mitchell School graduate...

No, but I have fallen in love with the industry!

The person who has most inspired me is...

My husband.  He is creative and imaginative in ways that I could only dream. 

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell the School Lexington is...

Our Culture. We truly have a Paul Mitchell family that not only helps each other but our community through FUNraising and volunteering.

To me, living beautifully means...

"Be true to yourself. Make each day a masterpiece. Help others. Drink deeply from good books. Make friendship a fine art. Build a shelter against

a rainy day." - John Wooden

Rachel Smith

Texture Specialist/Take Home Leader

Experience in Education...

Paul Mitchell The School alumni. I also completed the Mentor program at Paul Mitchell The School Lexington.

Experience in the Beauty Industry...

5 years

Are you a Paul Mitchell School graduate?...

yes

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

My Step mom has always been my biggest supporter and has always helped me reach my goals.

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

I love helping the Future Professionals reach their full potential!

To me, living beautifully means...

To be living a life of truth. Being true to who you are is the most important thing anyone can do for themselves. Loving yourself is the best fashion accessory, besides a really cute dog!

Ben Powell

Education Leader/Sales Leader

Experience in Education...

Salon educator before my work with Paul Mitchell

Experience in the Beauty Industry...

25+ years

Are you a Paul Mitchell School graduate...

Yes(the mentor program)

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

My parents migrated from Fiji with 3 kids, seeking the American Dream.  From their humble teachings, their persistency to never give up, being honest, having integrity and having no fear, has led me to a wonderful path in life.

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School Lexington is... The people and the culture! I am in-debt to my team and they inspire me to do better every day!

To me, living beautifully means...

The path to discovering ourselves will be the hardest path we have to pave, but it will also lead us to be the best we can be.

Bridget Teall

Future Professional Advisor, Paul Mitchell The School graduate

Experience in education…

I have 21 year of experience in education.

Experience in the beauty industry…

I have worked in the beauty industry for 12 years.

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

My dad is the most selfless person I know. He always puts people first and is a man of his word. I strive to be like him everyday!

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

Working with the Future Professionals to help make them their best.

To me, living beautifully means…

Staying true!

Susan Taylor

Cutting Specialist/Makeup Specialist

Experience in education…

I completed the 1,000 hour mentor program at Paul Mitchell The School Lexington.

Experience in the beauty industry…

I have worked in the beauty industry for 14 years.

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

My Mom.

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

I get to play and have fun all day long.

To me, living beautifully means…

Being happy with yourself and your choices.

Daniel Miller

Service Desk Leader

Experience in education…

I have worked in Hospitality Management and have been a Sales and Service Culture Trainer.

Experience in the beauty industry…

I have worked in the beauty industry for one and half years.

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

My mom, who battled brain and lung cancer for five years.

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

The culture here is incomparable to any other. I enjoy meeting new people every day!

To me, living beautifully means…

Embracing yourself, promoting self-acceptance, being perfectly happy with who you are and treating others with love, compassion, kindness, and forgiveness.

Lauren Elisabeth Copley

Floor Leader, Paul Mitchell School graduate

Experience in education…

I am a licensed instructor in the state of Ohio and Kentucky.

Experience in the beauty industry…

I have worked in the beauty industry for 13 years.

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

John Paul DeJoria. He is the most kind, caring, and giving person I have ever had the opportunity to meet. I am constantly inspired by his work ethic and his love of giving back.

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

The culture!

To me, living beautifully means…

To free yourself.

Jeremy Teall

Owner/Director

Experience in education…

I graduated from the University of Cincinnati.

Experience in the beauty industry…

I have worked in the beauty industry for 15 years.

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

My kids are my mentors and the most inspiring people in my life. I am trying to learn the art of unconditional love and the sheer appreciation of life that they both embody. Regardless of the situation or circumstances, my kids are eternal optimists. They see nothing but the glass half full. They inspire me on a daily basis and teach me that even the most difficult situations lead to some of life's biggest blessings.

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

Watching the Future Professionals experience success educationally and personally.

Ashlee Harris

Admissions Leader

Experience in education…

I received a BA in Communications from the University of Cincinnati.

Experience in the beauty industry…

I have worked in the beauty industry for seven years.

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

Paul Mitchell The School Lexington owner and director, Jeremy Teall. He is a leader who has

encouraged and empowered me through my journey with Paul Mitchell Schools.

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

I love that we are a one-size-fits-all community. Everyone can find a home at Paul Mitchell The School Lexington.

To me, living beautifully means…

Being happy, kind, and intentional while also being the best version of yourself.

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