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Profiles in Leadership

Profiles in Leadership: Scott Randolph Holds His Team Accountable to their Dreams

Scott Randolph fell in love with Mary Randolph when he met her in the salon he worked in as a shampoo boy, and the rest is history. With three salons under their leadership, Scott says he now is in the business of growing people. Explore his leadership style and his plans for the future.

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Profiles in Leadership: Lupe Voss is Always Looking Ahead

Lupe Voss, the owner of Julian August Salon and the founder of the hair color education company Hair Color Magic, is the consummate educator. In an exclusive one-on-one with SALON TODAY, she discusses her leadership style and the life journey that brought her where she is today.

Profiles in Leadership: Jim Markham--Mr. Big Lucky

Industry Icon Jim Markham, who is known as the pioneer of sulfate-free beauty products, attributes some of his success to luck. But his enlightening interview with SALON TODAY on leaderships reveals there are many other factors at work.

Profiles in Leadership: Lisa Houser Almost was an Auto Mechanic

She believes in owning up to her mistakes and making them right; sharing her goals with her universe to keep herself accountable, and encouraging her team to give back to the community. Meet Lisa Houser, owner of Utopia Salon and Day Spa in Vancouver, Washington, and discover why if didn't own a salon, she'd want to be a store greeter.

Profiles in Leadership: Donna Means, Fashion Forward, Team-Focused

Donna Means is keenly focused on growing her team at Salon DM3 and giving back to her local community of Athens, Georgia. See how this successful salon owner stays focused, while building a multi-million dollar, fashion-forward company.

Profiles in Leadership: Laura Boton--Rebel Leadership from an Almost Rock Star

As part of a plan to avoid waitressing while pursuing a career in Rock and Roll, Laura Boton enrolled in cosmetology school--a decision that led her down an entirely different and successful career path. Find out what makes this owner of three Chicago salons a strong leader who values freedom, flexibility and fun.

Profiles in Leadership: Chad Cantu's Critical Attention to Detail

In our new Profiles in Leadership series, SALON TODAY gets up close and personal with the on-the-rise salon owner Chad Cantu, co-owner of Colorado's Chad+Co.

Profiles in Leadership: FrankJames Dibrino, The Hands of a Hairdresser

As a former jet engine mechanic in the US Air Force, Twisted Bangz Salon's Frank James Dibrino learned to face a salon owner's challenges head on.

Profiles in Leadership: Michaella Blissett Williams, Championing Financial Independence and Inclusiveness in Beauty

Between diversifying her beauty portfolio with real estate investments and encouraging her team to be the best they can be, Michaella Blissett Willams is carving an inspiring niche in Brooklyn, New York.

Profiles in Leadership: Mechelle Khodayari, Empathetic Leader and Secret Skateboarder

Get a glimpse into the leadership style of Mechelle Khodayari, co-owner of Aria Salon Spa Shoppe, with two locations in Alpharetta, Georgia, with the first in our new series, Profiles in Leadership.

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