Jackie is a graduate of Von Curtis Academy, now Paul Mitchell the School - Provo, and gained experience as a Learning Leader at Paul Mitchell the School - Costa Mesa. Jackie is also a member of the presitgous Paul Mitchell Advanced Academy where she serves as a Color Specialist. Her passion for hair color makes her a delight for all of our Future Professionals.
In six years Douglas went from a graduate at Von Curtis Academy, now Paul Mitchell the School Provo, to owner of The Reno Academy, a Paul Mitchell Partner School in Reno, NV. He is an accomplished stylist, and served as an educational leader at a prestigious salon in Las Vegas. As a Cutting Specialist and Technical Partner Training Leader for Paul Mitchell Advanced Education, Douglas has the opportunity to travel around the US sharing his enthusiasm and passion for education. He also has had the opportunity to work with celebrities like Rihanna, Cindy Crawford, Carmen Electra and Joe Elliott.
A 32-year veteran of the professional beauty industry, Cynthia Butler got her start in Orange County, California. She was raised in Huntington Beach, where she attended cosmetology school. Cynthia went on to work in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, and London before joining an upscale 33 location salon chain in Los Angeles and Orange Counties where she became a manager, mentor and top earner for the 500 plus employee beauty service and retail company. After 19 years as stylist, salon manager, director of advanced education, director of color services, print and media artist, curriculum developer and product specialist for the salons Cynthia chose to continue her career path by joining the prestigious Paul Mitchell brand at the newly opened Paul Mitchell The School in Costa Mesa, California. As a Learning Leader Cynthia was honored as a NAHA finalist.
Having worked in every aspect of this industry, Cynthia ia a wonderful mentor. She is present, approachable and dedicated to helping you to make your dreams come true, whatever your dreams may be. Cynthia has been a coach to Paul Mitchell Schools and Future Professionals across the country.
A graduate of the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, George Morales brings a fashion background to the beauty industry. He worked with Nordstrom and other top companies and was an educator and platform artist for Aquage before becoming a Paul Mitchell Schools Learning Leader, Branding Specialist, and school owner. A celebrity stylist, George regularly works at L.A. Fashion Week. He also coaches many school fashion shows and the annual student presentation at the Paul Mitchell Gathering.
Vivienne Mackinder is one of the most highly respected international leaders and innovators in the hairdressing profession today. In her work as Artistic Director for industry "Grand Masters" Vidal Sassoon and Trevor Sorbie, Vivienne developed an expertise for precision cutting and an eye for original hair design, from the classic and the commercial, to the avant-garde.
Based in New York City, she grew up in London and subsequently opted to "spread her wings" to the United States. She has been honored with numerous awards, including the much coveted North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) (five times), the most recent being "Masters," and the prestigious IBS "Editors" Choice Awards (three times).
Vivienne is an "in-demand" featured guest artist-educator for premier international events worldwide and her work is consistently published in the international press. She founded the "Roots and Wings" educational program in New York City to much acclaim.
Vivienne's career, as a master stylist, is divided between her salon clientele, editorial and advertorial shoots, advertising campaigns and countless special events as featured artist, not to mention her work for entertainment entities, MTV and the VH-1 Fashion Awards.
As a session stylist, she has collaborated and designed hair collections for runway fashion collections in New York, Paris, and London.
Vivienne's newest and most rewarding project to date, "I'm Not Just a Hairdresser," is an exciting, informative and inspirational documentary film series which will inspire a new generation of professionals and re-inspire the seasoned stylist who may be facing "burn out" syndrome, or questioning what's next in their career.
Legends, the first episode in the series was released in the spring of 2005 and Empires, the second episode was released in the fall of the same year. Stars Behind The Chair the third episode profiling the leading ladies of hair, released in the spring of 2006.
"I'm Not Just A Hairdresser" has a mission to:
"Uplift The Spirit And Image Of Our Profession," one stylist at a time.
Vivienne Mackinder is the founder and pioneer of HairdesignerTV.com, The industry's first online post-graduate program for stylists. This international program goes far beyond traditional educational models and provides in-depth, interactive training delivered via the internet. HairdesignerTV.com builds relationships and creates a community of empowerment. It will take your skills to a whole new level while "feeding your heart and pocket." For more information, please visit: www.HairdesignerTV.com.
For more detailed information about our film series please visit the web site: www.ImNOTJUSTaHairdresser.com
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Movement of the Heart a non-profit organization.
Debra is a nationally acclaimed Stylist & Multi-Media Make up Artist with more than 30 years tenure in the professional Beauty Industry. Debra holds an Associate of Arts degree in Cosmetology and she was a successful salon owner for 12 years.
Her passion for hair and make up brought her to the Bay Area in 1996 where she pursued her craft as a Session Makeup Artist and Stylist on the sets of Nash Bridges, Bicentennial Man and Patch Adams.
Debra taps into a wealth of experience and delivers a fresh, passionate approach to learning.
Debra comes to MTI College's Paul Mitchell School to teach specialty classes when she has time off from leading the hair and makeup department on the hit television series, "Trauma."
Susan began working in the beauty industry with the Aveda Corporation over 28 years ago, and has continued contributing within the industry as a business coach, keynote speaker, author, trainer, curriculum designer, and business consultant. Susan has trained thousands of industry professionals in every aspect of the beauty business. Her professional mission is to help find the attitudes, skills, and knowledge to create success, happiness, and abundance in their lives.
Winn Claybaugh has been the owner of hair salons and beauty academies since 1983. He is the founder and co-owner of Paul Mitchell The School, which was ranked by Franchise Times as the 7th fastest growing franchise in the country in 2006. He is also the author of Be Nice (Or Else!) with foreword by CNN's Larry King, and the host of Masters Audio Club, a monthly audio program featuring interviews, success secrets, and business-building presentations by the best leaders in the salon and beauty industry.
Winn is widely recognized as a leader in his industry. In 2004, the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) named him to their Hall of Leaders for his outstanding contributions to the hair and beauty industry. American Salon magazine called him a "mover of mountains" and "Mr. Fix-it" in their November 1997 "Super Heroes" section, and Modern Salon magazine recently featured him in an article highlighting his Shot-in-the-Arm seminar. His previous book, Connecting to My Future!, is a success guide that helps people get focused and stay focused on the steps to creating the career of their dreams in the beauty industry.
Since 1989, Winn has traveled extensively around the country, working as an educator and consultant for several industries. He has been the National Motivational Expert for Paul Mitchell, the hair product company. He has worked with thousands of private businesses and their staffs, including companies such as Southwest Airlines, Vidal Sassoon, the Irvine Company, Fuddruckers, Entertainment Tonight, Mattel, For Rent magazine, Structure/Limited/Express, and many other businesses from hospitals to apartment communities.
A popular speaker, Winn has been a frequent emcee for the NAHA Awards and a guest speaker for IBS shows, Hair America, International Haircolor Exchange, American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS), ICE shows, The Salon Association (TSA). He has worked with literally thousands of businesses, inspiring people to take control of their careers. His Shot-In-The-Arm event and Developing Leadership Pizzazz seminar have been attended by top executives, clinical psychologists, salespeople of every sort, day care providers, housewives, and people from every walk of life who are looking for a new approach to personal motivation. Winn's humor and rapport with audiences creates enthusiasm and momentum to help businesses get motivated and focused for greater success. His seminars are designed to empower leaders to create teamwork among their people and motivation for themselves.
A tireless and enthusiastic volunteer, Winn has served as vice president of the AIDS Relief Fund for Beauty Professionals, and he has been involved in other fundraising projects for City of Hope and Leeza Gibbons' "Leeza's Place." In the past three years, Winn and the Paul Mitchell Schools have raised over $1 million for multiple charitable organizations, including the American Cancer Society, the Larry King Cardiac Foundation, Leeza's Place, Katrina relief, AIDS causes, City of Hope, and more.
"I believe that giving back is not just a once-a-year happening," Winn says. "It is our daily duty. I have been very blessed, and so it makes sense that my team and I are passionately involved to raise lots and lots of money for many causes. Our efforts are not the result of large corporate donations, but rather from grassroots efforts, one dollar at a time."
Winn resides in Laguna Beach, California. For more information, please consult: www.mastersaudioclub.com, and www.connectingtomyfuture.com