Deb Brezina

Deb Brezina Deb serves Summit Salon Business Center as the Office Manager. She has many years of customer service experience and joined SSBC in March 2015. After working in a variety of positions, including office manager for a wholesale sales company for home decor and giftable products, as well as purchasing for an agricultural company,… Read more »

Mary Cole

Mary Cole Mary serves SSBC as a board member, shareholder and as the Product Manager. Over the past 30 years she has worked in the salon industry as a stylist, salon owner, and educator. The past 20 years have been focused on using that experience to develop materials and programs to help salon professionals grow… Read more »

Brian Cornell

Brian Cornell Brian serves as the Creative Manager for SSBC. With more than 20 years of branding, packaging, and visual communication know-how, Brian is the go-to-guy for all things visual. His past experiences include university, corporate, and agency work as well as over a decade of collaboration with Michael Cole and the SSBC team. ADDITIONAL… Read more »

Leah Fassett

Leah Fassett Leah serves Summit Salon Business Center as a Sales Support Coordinator. Born and raised in Nova Scotia, she studied Psychology and Sciences and has a special interest in Mental Health & Wellness. Leah is also a certified yoga, breathwork and meditation instructor and loves being outdoors. She previously worked in Toronto as an… Read more »

Katie Kennedy

Katie Kennedy Katie serves SSBC as an executive assistant. She has over 15 years of experience in the professional beauty industry and is the General Manager of Shear Art Salons (North and South) in Tampa, Florida. Katie supports and grows her team through constant coaching, mentoring, and support, and considers it one of her most… Read more »

Sharon Kunkel

Sharon Kunkel   Sharon serves SSBC as a board member, shareholder and  as the Director of Operations. She is the co-founder of KRS Consulting.  Sharon is the behind the scenes traffic controller…. Read more »

Jennifer Myrer

Jennifer Myrer Jennifer serves Summit Salon Business Center in the Financial Services Division as an Accounting Administrator. Jennifer has her Bachelor of Commerce from Saint Mary’s University with a Major in accounting and a minor in psychology.   Additional Interests & Insights She was a competitive paddler for 10+ years and has won national medals in… Read more »

Dawna Pettipas

Dawna Pettipas, CPA, CGA Dawna serves SSBC as the Director of Finance. She oversees the Financial Services Division and brings more than 15 years of financial management, operations, and general management experience to her position. Dawna is accustomed to working within high-growth companies where her responsibilities include financial management, accounting, investor relations, international operations, and acquisitions…. Read more »

Chris Richards

Chris Richards Chris serves SSBC in our IT department. His IT career spans 13 years, with 8 as the IT Director at the Head Shoppe Co Ltd group of salons. Chris brings a wealth of knowledge and know how to our team. His key focus is using technology, websites & social marketing, to help our company… Read more »

Sarah Shea

Sarah Shea Sarah serves Summit Salon Business Center as a Sales Support Coordinator. She has degrees in Business and Psychology, as well as a certificate in Human Resource Management from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Sarah worked for two years on the road as a sales representative for a well-known ice cream brand… Read more »

Christine Venthem

Christine serves SSBC as Financial Services Accounting Clerk and has her Diploma in Business Administration Accounting. She moved to Nova Scotia in 2016 and has two dogs, Bella, an American Staffordshire Terrier and Zira, a Rottweiler. Additional Interests & Insights She can regurgitate random animal facts. She does NOT kill plants regularly. She plays video… Read more »