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

Casondra Williams

Director / Owner

Experience in the beauty industry…

I have been the director for Paul Mitchell The School Raleigh for eight years. 

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

Winn Claybaugh and Luke Jacobellis have been major sources of inspiration. 

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

The culture! I enjoy coming to work every day surrounded by such great Future Professionals and team members. I love making a difference in people’s lives. 

To me, living beautifully means…

Living an honest, happy, and giving life. It means giving the best of you to others and loving yourself. I thank God for the gift of life as I continue to fulfill my purpose.

Lakeisha Mitchner

Education Leader

Experience in education…

I've been a cosmetology instructor for nine years. 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I have been in the industry for over 12 years. 

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

I am most inspired by John Paul DeJoria and I absolutely love his motto, “When people come first, success will follow.” 

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

Giving back to the community and the culture. 

To me, living beautifully means…

Making people happy.

Elton Williams

Operation Leader

Experience in education…

Sales, marketing, team leadership and entrepreneurship. 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I have 10+ years of business operations experience. 

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

My mentor passed away seven years ago, but who inspires me the most is my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. 

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

Building relationships with our Paul Mitchell family and taking part in helping our Future Professionals' dreams come true. 

To me, living beautifully means…

Serving and spending time with my family and close friends.

Hollis Guenther

Core Learning Leader

Experience in education…

I've been in salon education for various major manufacturers. 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I owned and operated a salon for 15 years. I've also been a professional hair care salon sales consultant for 20 years, and a Learning Leader for four years. 

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

Watching the look on their faces when a Core Future Professional has their first "aha moment." 

To me, living beautifully means…

To make people feel good on the inside as much as we make them look good on the outside.

Barry Haigler

Clinic Floor Instructor

Experience in education…

Six years as an educator at Paul Mitchell The School Raleigh. 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I have worked in various hair salons, ranging from hair cutting salons up to full-service hair salons. 

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

The person who has influenced me the most is my father. He was a Master Barber and the things I learned from him I share with the Future Professionals. 

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

Seeing the students graduate and finish what they started. 

To me, living beautifully means…

That you are going to affect everyone you meet.

Kecia Lenzy

Learning Leader

Experience in education…

I have five years of experience substituting at cosmetology schools, and now I educate at Paul Mitchell The School Raleigh. 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I have 22 years of experience. 

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

My aunt, Velma Worsley. 

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

The support system and motivating/educating the Future Professionals. 

To me, living beautifully means…

Being filled with joy to spread to everyone. Also, inspiring people beyond what they see and or believe. Also, encouraging and giving.

 

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