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

Steven Franklin

Director

Experience in education…

I've been in Paul Mitchell education since 2002. 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I've worked behind the chair, as a Paul Mitchell national educator and color educator, a Paul Mitchell Schools success coach, and a Paul Mitchell Schools education leader. 

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

Nate Meador is my inspiration. He is dedicated to the future of the industry and creating the best team environment! 

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

The culture. This is a very fun and exciting industry. It is refreshing to always be around people who love what they do! 

To me Living Beautifully means…

Being in the moment and appreciating all the blessings that surround you. Beauty starts on the inside. 

Michele Denham

Operations Leader

Experience in education…

10 years in education

Experience in the beauty industry…

20+ Years

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

I have many, anyone who is genuine and contributes to the good in the world , I admire

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

Innovative atmosphere

To me Living Beautifully means…

Be true to who you are and those around you

Amber Schleicher

Financial Aid/State Board Specialist, Paul Mitchell School graduate

Experience in education…

I am in my fifth year of being in education. 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I have seven years of experience behind the chair and as a Learning Leader. 

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

My grandpa, my brother, and my husband. I have been blessed with amazing men in my life. They have taught me, encouraged me, supported me, and most importantly, loved me every step of the way. I was able to fulfill many of my dreams because they pushed me to be true to myself, and to work hard for what I wanted. 

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

Family! Once you step foot in here, you know it is not just a school, work place, or business; it's truly a family that you will have for life.  

To me Living Beautifully means…

Being true to yourself and never having to lie. If you want people to love you for you, then be you! 

Jeff Seuferling

Financial Aid Leader

Experience in education…

6yrs​

Experience in the beauty industry…

12yrs​

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

Aside from my 3 kids, it would have to be my Grandfather. He's a WWII Veteran, entrepreneur, philanthropist & very spiritual ​individual who leads by his excellent example.

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

Working with an energetic group of compassionate Team Members while assisting our Future Professionals in the journey​ to achieve their dreams!

To me Living Beautifully means…​

So many things, but simply being aware of the world around us and having a genuine appreciation of others is a good start... :)​

Sierra Jennings

Admissions Leader,Marketing Leader, Paul Mitchell School graduate

Experience in education…

I've been in education since 2015. 

Experience in the beauty industry…

 My education started in January 2014 at Paul Mitchell The School Denver, I spent about 1 year behind the chair here in KC. I am now a Licensed Cosmetologist, Licensed Cosmetology Instructor and Design Team Leader. 

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

Winn Claybaugh. I have had the honor of meeting him on several occasions, and his words of wisdom have shaped the person I am today. 

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

The opportunity to watch all of the Future Professionals grow and become visionaries. I love getting to share my passion for the beauty industry with my future professionals. 

To me Living Beautifully means…

Being a Daymaker! Every chance I get to talk with someone and make them smile, I take!

Clover Cooper

Admissions Leader

Experience in education…

I've been a stylist for 11 years where I've attended multiple continuing education classes during that time, Including being lucky enough to attend The Gathering.

Experience in the beauty industry..

I've been behind the chair for the last 11 years and had the pleasure of working and being educated by exceptionally supportive and creative stylists. I've been with Paul Mitchell The School since July 2016.

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

Anyone who pursues and is passionate about their dreams and works hard to accomplish their goals in life.

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

Seeing the potential of the Future Professionals. Watching them grow and flourish as Visionaries.

To me Living Beautifully means…

Living Beautifully to me is having kindness, compassion, empathy, respect and love for those around you and for the world we live in. Learning from life. Being kind, not just to other but also to yourself. Love who you 

Lisa Steinhauser

Education Leader/Color Specialist

Experience in education…

This is my second year as a Paul Mitchell School Learning Leader. 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I have years of experience behind the chair!  

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

Ann Casement. She owned a salon that I worked in for 14 years. She trained me to be an instructor. She is one of the most knowledgeable, kind, and fair people I have ever known. I was very fortunate to work with her and learn from her. 

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

The wonderful people I work with. I also really like the Paul Mitchell culture.  

To me Living Beautifully means…

Doing what you love! Spending time with friends and loved ones. Taking every opportunity that comes your way and living with no regrets!

Arienne Young

Future Professional Advisor

Experience in education…

PMTSOP is where I was lucky enough to get my educators license! It's been an amazing adventure and just keeps getting better!  

 

Experience in the beauty Industry…

I've been a stylist for 10 years and have had a home salon.  I've worked in Virginia Beach, Miami and Texas! 

 

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

My Mother. She's an amazing, strong, intelligent woman. She's worked hard her entire life. I owe my work ethic, creativity and independence all to her. She is truly an outstanding human being. 

 

 My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell the School Overland Park is…

 We are a FAMILY! From my very first day I felt those bonds growing and acceptance from everyone. Faculty and Future Professionals. 

 

 To me, living beautifully means…

Always have an open heart and open mind. You can accomplish anything if you do. 

 

Lara Kelley

Clinic Classroom Leader / Phase 2 Learning Leader

Jessica Huenefeld

Theory Specialist, Paul Mitchell School graduate

Experience in education…

I have a background in elementary education. 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I have over one year of experience in the industry. What I lack in years, I make up for in passion and drive. 

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

My inspiration comes from my stepdad. He played a role in my life that he did not have to—he chose to be the best! 

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

The opportunities for the Future Professionals, both on and off the clinic floor. 

To me Living Beautifully means…

Waking up every day and rejoicing in life and all its wonders!

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