Summit Salon Business Center Announces Summit Academy

Summit Salon Business Center recently  announced that they have signed license agreements with four cosmetology schools for exclusive rights to use the name Summit Salon Academy. The academies are located in Gainesville, Florida; Perrysburg, Ohio; Tacoma, Washington; and Tampa, Florida. Additional locations will be announced soon in Oregon and Indiana.

Summit Salon Academies will use the Summit Salon™ performance-based system to teach future service providers how to provide an exceptional guest experience and enhance their earning potential. The academies marry this performance-based methodology with technical training to provide the most innovative and advanced Cosmetology School experience available in North America.

“The 3,500 Summit Salons throughout North America are anxious to recruit these graduates. This is a movement. We are already receiving several calls a day inquiring about the graduates,” says Heather Bagby, SSBC senior director of development.

 “Creating career paths for salon professionals to LEARN, EARN, and LIVE better is a core value of the Summit Salon community. We are excited and proud to enhance this journey through the Summit Salon Academy,” adds SSBC President Peter Mahoney.

About Summit Salon Business Center SSBC is an international salon resource company comprised of 75+ employees who offer seminars, consulting services, and industry business products. The company is comprised of individuals who have a diverse but complementary skill set; together they have substantial experience in the beauty industry. For more information visit or contact Heather Bagby at 813-361-0810 or via email at

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