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MEMO Interview with President of SEVEN haircare, Ryan Sieverson

“We recognize that salon owners and stylists are entrepreneurs and that we all need to aspire to a certain level before we can realize our full potential,” says Ryan Sieverson, president of SEVEN haircare. ”That is how we built our salon business, through the idea that we are all responsible for our own success."

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Memo Interview: The Sixty Year Success of René Furterer

The heritage brand, René Furterer, has been celebrating a 60 year anniversary and Jacqueline Flam, vice-president retail and salon, has been instrumental in building a renewed foundation for future success.

Memo Exclusive: An Interview with CEO of Product Development for label.m USA

Sheree Ladove Funsch, CEO of her company, Miami-based LaDove, Inc, develops and produces innovative hair, body and skincare products.

Memo Exclusive: An Interview with Reuben Carranza, Luxury Brand Partners President of R+Co

MODERN spent time with Carranza at a recent R+Co artist’s education held in Los Angeles to talk about how the brand is honoring both the artist’s experience and their needs as entrepreneurs.

Memo Exclusive: An Interview with Vladimir Zolotnik of Belava

When launching his business, Vladimir Zolotnik, co-founder of Belava, a line designed to promote salon sanitation, created his first product before he had a name for his new company.

Memo Exclusive: An Interview with Roland Peralta, Co-Founder of Nutrafol

The men who co-founded and developed Nutrafol, Roland Peralta and Giorgos Tsetis, wanted to find something that would combat the causes of thinning hair without creating unwanted side effects.

Modern Exclusive: An Interview with the CEO of Blo Blow Dry Bar

Canadian entrepreneur and CEO of Blo Blow Dry Bar, Vanessa Melman Yakobson acquired Blo in 2009 and established it as a franchise system.

Women of Substance: Jane Wurwand

AS A TEENAGER, Jane Wurwand worked at a salon in her native United Kingdom as a ‘Saturday Girl,” an entry-level apprentice who sweeps hair trimmings and sorts and sterilizes hair-pins. She fell in love with the business, and when she discovered skin care, she discovered her destiny.

Women of Substance: Denise Provenzano

The association credits Provenzano’s leadership as helping shape salon owner events and education available each year through America’s Beauty Show Back in Naperville, she’s shaping a strong business she eventually plans to pass down to her two sons and their families.

Women of Substance: Debra Penzone

She started out as an assistant and gradually worked up the company’s ladder, as a stylist, designer, director, senior director; creative director, vice president of training, senior vice president, then president.