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

Ginger Reed

Co-Owner / Sales Leader

Experience in education…

Facilitate Professional Development classes, transitioned from Education Leader to Sales Leader, Guest Presenter for National Sales Team during trainings and for e-meetings. 

Experience in the beauty industry…

Stylist, salon owner, school owner, active Instructor’s license, photo shoots, and behind the scenes work for Paul Mitchell Gathering, Paul Mitchell Schools Caper and fashion shows. 

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

I have different mentors for different areas in my life and at different times in my life. For the beauty industry, I would have to say Robert Cromeans, his business principles are on point and his message is powerful! 

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School St. Louis is…

Seeing the passion grow not just in our Future Professionals, but also in our team. The “a-ha” moments when they click, the relationships that have been created, and knowing we are developing the future of our industry. 

To me, living beautifully means…

Identifying your gifts and talents and sharing them for a positive purpose, giving back, and having a generous spirit.

Michele Clark

Co-Owner/Operations Leader/National Admissions Team Member

Experience in education…

I am not a licensed educator, but I will be your biggest cheerleader and motivational mentor.

Experience in the beauty industry…

I began my career in 1982, I loved working behind the chair and being a salon owner. We opened PMTS St. Louis in 2007 and I am passionate about growing the next generation of stylist and salon owners.

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

It changes, but right now I am stalking Simon Sinek. 

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School St. Louis is…

The team! Being around the education team on the floor, front desk, and enrollment team make me happy every day! 

To me, living beautifully means…

Being surrounded by happy, loving people and having my family around me every day!

Eric Clark

Director

Experience in education…

I have been with Paul Mitchell The School St. Louis since it opened in 2007. 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I am married to a former salon owner and now school owner for 20 years! 

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

My beautiful wife. 

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School St. Louis is…

Having an active role in the success of Future Professionals and team members. 

To me, living beautifully means…

"When people come first, success will follow."

Ashley Kozar

Financial Aid Team, Paul Mitchell The School St. Louis graduate

Experience in education…

Went to Paul Mitchell The School St. Louis and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

 

Experience in the beauty industry…

Wardrobe Department at The Muny and freelance makeup artist.

 

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

My mom.

 

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School St. Louis is…

The culture and the environment. Every day I get to work with my "family" in a fun and positive atmosphere. What more could you ask for?

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Being the best version of yourself for you!

Samantha Nappier

Learning Leader/Core Specialist, Paul Mitchell The School St. Louis graduate

Experience in education…

I've been a Learning Leader for two years.

 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I currently work at Mitch Salon; I've also participated in St. Louis Fashion Week and St. Charles Fashion Week.

 

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

Dee, our school's education leader.

 

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School St. Louis is…

Seeing the growth in our Future Professionals, both technically and personally.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Sharing my passion, knowledge, and being a Daymaker!

Christopher Sifford

Admissions Team, Design Team Leader, Paul Mitchell The School St. Louis graduate

Experience in education…

I’m brand new!

 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I have been active for seven years now, with experience in photo/session work, creative consulting, theater, and working behind the chair.

 

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

The late and great Kevyn Aucoin, who recognized and exemplified that his talents in beauty served as the platform to be the change he wanted to see in the world.

 

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School St. Louis is…

Seeing your Future Professionals grow and succeed. Being able to witness and impact the people they become is incredibly humbling and rewarding.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Finding the beauty in other people and bringing that to light. I have the incredible opportunity and responsibility to help people look and feel amazing, putting their best selves forward. There's a lot of power in that.

Kerri Lee

Clinic Floor Captain, Paul Mitchell The School St. Louis graduate

Experience in education…

I have been a Learning Leader for three years at Paul Mitchell The School St. Louis. I am certified in color, cutting, texture, and makeup.

 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I have been a licensed cosmetologist for four years. I am currently working at MITCH: A Modern Man's Salon. I also freelance bridal hair and makeup.

 

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

My mom and my dad. Both of them have been so selfless, giving my sister and I all the love and support we could ever need. They taught me to be strong, independent, respectful, and hard working. 

 

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School St. Louis is…

The culture. From my first experience in the school as a Future Professional to now as a Learning Leader, my life has forever changed.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Living life as an adventure!

Susan Musec

Future Professional Adviser

Experience in education…

I have a Bachelor of Liberal Arts from Southern Illinois University and my instructor license.

 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I've been behind the chair for 35 years. I worked for corporate salons, individually owned salons, and was a salon owner for 18 years.

 

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

Vidal Sassoon.

 

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School St. Louis is…

Being surrounded with forward focused, positive people, and helping our Future Professionals to develop their skills, not only technically, but culturally as well.

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Living in balance with nature, culture, health, the intellectual, the spiritual, and relationships!

 

Minerva O’Toole

Makeup Specialist, Paul Mitchell School graduate

Experience in education…

I've been a part of Paul Mitchell The School St. Louis for three years!

 

Experience in the beauty industry…

I have been in the industry for five years. I love working with long hair, styling, color, and cutting. I also love doing makeup and am certified in airbrush.

 

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

My mom and Vivienne Mackinder.

 

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School St. Louis is…

Looking back to find out the graduates are kicking butt in the industry, and to know that they all started here. I also love being a part of this family, they have helped me grow so much!

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Beauty comes from within—beautiful soul, beautiful mind!

Dione “Dee” Sanderson

Education Leader

Experience in education…

15 years.

 

Experience in the beauty industry…

20 years.

 

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

Maya Angelou, Vidal Sassoon, Martin Luther King, and Howard Gardner.

 

My favorite thing about working at Paul Mitchell The School St. Louis is…

Working for passionate owners who believe in my abilities and expand my capabilities in new ways! The platform to be a "life long learner" gives me the opportunity to inspire others through education while being inspired!

 

To me, living beautifully means…

Seeing the beauty in ashes, flowers in the valley, and water in dry places.

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