Resume

Intent:

- Create unique designs through hair sculpting
- Develop new cutting & texturing techniques

- Continue education to expand my skills & product knowledge

- Share knowledge within hair industry through teaching

- Do platform work

- Be Artistic Director for KMS

- Increase retail product sales

- Educate stylists and clients in hair management and product use

- Maintain 100% client satifsfaction

- Build clientele through referrals

Shear Ability:

- Use of scissors, texturing shears, razor & clippers
- Cutting techniques invented/achieved:

  • ”Cindy spin” swirl styling technique for short hair
  • Animae cuts, hard lines with texture from comic pictures
  • Flip on coarse hair using thinning shears on weight line
  • Shattered back, double A line
  • Saber toothed texture, long/short diagonal texture
  • Swivel curls with chopping shears
  • Creative coiffures with use of styling products

Salon Experience:

Style Council Trainer - KMS/Essential Salon Systems - kmshaircare.com
3/04-present

Invited to join KMS Style Council team as product knowledge & styling educator.

Hairstylist - Blow Salon - blowsalon.com
6/03-present

During first 6 months on the floor:

Grossed over $13K in services sales

Brought in 85+ new client requests through:

- Networking within my various communities (including friends & referrals)

- Utilizing private email lists (a growing network of over 800 contacts)

- Using online resources (reviews on citysearch.com, craigslist.org, tribe.net, friendster.com)

- Promotions with local businesses

- Secured 70+ repeat clients

Assisted stylists for first 2 months

Hairstylist - ProCuts - 5/03--6/03.

Theatrical Productions:

Hairstylist/Artistic Director/Designer/Production & more - Cloud Factory Design Collective - cfdesign.net
1999-present

The CFDC is a non-profit collective co-founded in 1999. We create underground wearable art displayed on stage as theatrical performances, not in the typical runway fashion.

- Production, Promotion & MC - "s*hebang!" - Cell Space, SF, CA 5/99
- Designer - "Naughty Santa" - SOMARTS, SF, CA 12/00
- Designer, Production, Photography Coordinator & Promotion - "s/hezaam!" - Café Cocomo, SF, CA 5/01

- Hairstylist, Hair & Makeup Coordinator & Production - "Santa's Black Market" - SOMARTS, SF, CA 12/01

- Hairstylist, Hair & Makeup Coordinator, Production & Promotion - "Ironista" - Ruby Skye, SF, CA 6/02

- Hairstylist & Designer - "Anon Salon" - SOMARTS, SF, CA 8/02

- Designer - "Mint" opening - Mezzanine, SF, CA 4/03

- Designer, Hair Stylist, Production, Photography, Music Coordinator & PR - "re:fuse" - StudioZ, SF, CA 7/03

- Hair & Makeup Artistic Director , Production Assistant - "pARTicles" - Historic Sweet's Ballroom, Oakland, CA 5/04

Hairstylist - :Code, codetv.net, SF, CA 2003-present

Hairstylist - "Faux Fashion Show" - lyric.org/upcomingevents - StudioZ, SF, CA 2/04

Extrafollicular Activity:

- Toast Masters member, Berkeley, CA 2004-present

- Guest speaker @ Alameda Beauty College, Alameda, CA 2/04
Topics included: retailing, prebooking, keeping clients, organization, continuing education, careers outside the salon, maintaining your creativity and more.
- Hairstylist for various weddings & bat mitzvahs, 2002-present
- NCA member, National Cosmetogy Association, 2002-2004

Education:

- Various Goldwell color classes - 2004-present

- Blow Salon weekly cutting, coloring, client retention & business classes, Berkeley, CA 8/03-present
- Inspiring Champions: Start Mining & Stop Whining, 1/04-present

- International Salon & Spa Expo (ISSE), Long Beach, CA 1/04
Attended: styling, cutting, texturing & coloring classes by Paul Mitchell, Framesi, Matrix, Farouk & Tom Dispenza, and business strategy classes by Bryan Durocher, TSI, Masters & Salon Training IntŐl

- KMS Style Council 2004, Hollywood, CA 1/04

- Redken, color & bleaching class, San Rafael, CA 11/03

- Nova Salon Systems 30th Anniversary Fall Hair Show, South Lake Tahoe, CA 9/03
Attended:styling, cutting & texturing classes by ISO, Joice, Farouk, Gerrards IntŐl and Hi-Fi w The Grund Cutting Edge by George Reily PCB, Santa Rosa, CA 2/03
- SuperCuts Haircutting Class (One length & long layered vertical), Alameda, CA 1/03 w Cosmetology Student, Alameda Beauty College, Alameda, CA, graduated 3/03 with 92% overall average

- Cosmetology License - 4/03

Portofolio: Available by request on CD

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