Heather Bagby

Heather Bagby Heather serves SSBC as its Vice President of Business Development, board member, facilitator, and consultant. Heather’s enthusiasm and passion for organizational development is instrumental in leading salons to consistently deliver management solutions that drive growth and achieve organizational effectiveness. Heather is a graduate of Auburn University, holds a certificate in association management from… Read more »

Glenn Baker

Glenn Baker, Senior Director of Consulting Glenn serves SSBC as a board member, shareholder, facilitator and Director of the Summit Salon Consulting Division. For more than 20 years, Glenn has been dedicated to developing winning business strategies for salon professionals.  As Vice President and Partner with the Head Shoppe Co. Ltd. group of salons, Glenn… Read more »

Jennifer Boutwell

Jennifer Boutwell Jennifer serves SSBC as a Summit Salon Consultant as well as Social Digital Consultant and iSummit facilitator. She has been in the professional beauty industry for more than 25 years and is the owner of Salon Sanity in Gretna, LA.  She attributes her success to the Summit Salon Systems and has dedicated her… Read more »

Gail Cohen

GAIL COHEN Gail serves SSBC as a Summit Salon Trainer Her path to SSBC came from her years of interaction with, and admiration for, the SSBC team while working for L’Oréal in the Professional Products Division. Gail held VP Marketing and Business Development positions at L’Oréal over the course of 20 years, always focused on… Read more »

Michael Cole

Michael Cole Michael serves SSBC as a board member, shareholder and facilitator. He has accumulated over 30 years experience as a stylist, manager, executive chain director and multiple salon owner. For 20+ years, Michael has been the founder and president of Salon Development Corporation, an international company specializing in salon business training.  He is a… Read more »

Dana Deason

Dana Deason Dana serves Summit Salon Business Center as a Facilitator and Consultant.  Dana brings with her over 17 years of experience into the industry.  Her salon, Studio 21 Salon and Boutique in Birmingham, Alabama has been a Summit Salon since 2012.  Dana, with her husband who decided that after 22 years of working for… Read more »

Tim Fisk

Tim Fisk Tim serves SSBC as a Consultant and Facilitator, and is the Team Leader for the Social Digital Division. He brings decades of management consulting and salon/spa experience to his SSBC consulting work. Tim’s specialty in financial operations, marketing and leadership development has allowed him to work in many industries, cross-sector in companies across… Read more »

Frank Gambuzza

Frank Gambuzza  Frank serves SSBC as a board member, shareholder and facilitator. His career in the professional beauty industry spans more than 30 years, and includes studying with Vidal Sassoon Academies and the Jingles Schools of Advanced Training. He started Salon Visage in 1984, which has grown into a multi-million dollar company with more than… Read more »

Sharmaine Giorgio

Sharmaine Giorgio  Sharmaine serves SSBC as a consultant, shareholder, & facilitator. On top of being an accomplished Salon Consultant, Sharmaine is also part of our Spa Specialty division, which expands her consulting practice to include Med Spas, and Spa-only companies. Most recently she has accepted a role as onsite trainer for new consultants joining SSBC…. Read more »

David Hodges

David Hodges  David serves SSBC as a shareholder, facilitator and Summit Salon Consultant. As the owner of Salon Disegno, the Summit Salon Systems have been a tremendous factor in his success. He attended the Summit prior to opening his salon and has enjoyed a profit every quarter. He is now a multi-location salon owner and… Read more »

Luke Huffstutter

Luke Huffstutter  Luke serves SSBC as a shareholder, facilitator and Summit Salon Consultant. He is an energetic and passionate leader who took his own salon, Annastasia Salon in Portland, Oregon, to great success using the Summit Salon Systems. The systems were so effective for Luke that he can step away from his salon and help… Read more »

Dave Kirby

Dave Kirby Dave serves SSBC as a stockholder, board member and as the Senior Director of Training. Since entering the salon industry in 1983, Dave has worn the hats of stylist, manager, business owner, educator and salon management consultant. He was an educator and consultant with Michael Cole’s Salon Development Corporation for five years. Dave… Read more »

Randy Kunkel

Randy Kunkel Randy serves SSBC as a board member, shareholder and facilitator. He has over 30 years experience as a stylist, manager and multiple salon owner. Randy, along with his wife Sharon, founded KRS Consulting Group in 1993 to focus on issues related specifically to salon management and ownership. Randy is stockholder and board member… Read more »

Nicole Mitchell

Nicole Mitchell Nicole serves SSBC as a board member, shareholder, facilitator and Summit Salon Consultant. She began her career as a stylist in 1992 and is currently a multiple salon owner and Summit Salon Academy owner. As a Summit Salon Educator, Nicole is responsible for providing effective guidance and leadership to salon owners and service… Read more »

Emily Richardson

Emily Richardson Emily Serves SSBC as a Spa Consultant.  She works in Durham, NC as the General Manager/Co-Owner of Bella Trio Salon and Spa and Bella Trio Studio since 2007.  Her staff of 50+ is comprised of equal parts Salon and Spa as well as support staff.  This Company started with Summit Systems in 2012… Read more »

Julie Rubino

Julie Rubino Julie serves SSBC as an Associate Program Trainer and Salon Consultant. As a member of the SSBC team, Julie understands that working smarter and harder can be the ultimate formula for success. That’s how this level 4AA stylist continues to achieve success and remain in the top 20% at the salon despite her part-time… Read more »

Shannon Rusher

Shannon Rusher  Shannon serves SSBC as a facilitator and a Summit Salon Consultant. With 14 years of salon experience, including front desk, salon/spa management, and location expansion, Shannon loves to pay it forward by sharing her Summit story and helping salon owners and service providers write their own. A servant leadership approach, and her experience… Read more »

Kristi Valenzuela

Kristi Valenzuela  Kristi serves SSBC as a board member, shareholder, Summit Salon Consultant and as the Director of Products and Sales.  She is one of the top recognized motivational speakers for the salon industry and has educated salon owners around the world about the importance of both customer service and sales through the salon front… Read more »

MaLissa Young

MaLissa Young  MaLissa serves SSBC as a shareholder, facilitator and Summit Salon Consultant. She coaches 25+ service providers and support team members at Snips SpaSalon in Bloomington, Minnesota which has been a Summit Salon since 1998. She grew up in a family business and has been employed with them for 19 years. She is now… Read more »