Meet Your Educators (IA)

Brady Snider

Admissions Director and Licensed Cosmetology Educator – Iowa and Minnesota I have been a part of the beauty industry for 18 years; and it all started when I began my schooling at PCI Academy. I love helping people look better and feel better about themselves. PCI Academy has helped me grow so much as a stylist, as […] Read more

Michelle Duncan

Lead Educator, Licensed Cosmetology Educator – Iowa I’m a very proud PCI Academy graduate, and even more proud to be lead educator and blue team coach at our Ames campus. I also have the privilege of working with our Plymouth campus education team. As a lifelong learner I’ve had the opportunity to become Redken Color Certified […] Read more

Marcella Richardson

Licensed Cosmetology Educator – Iowa I have been in the industry for 35 years and with PCI Academy for 2 years, and counting! I have been a part of Redken Artist Education for 23 years and have been a Redken Certified Haircolorist since 2006. Also, I conduct Continued Education for cosmetologists. I am knowledgeable in […] Read more

Sarah Sahl

Licensed Cosmetology & Esthetics Educator – Iowa I have been a part of the PCI Academy team for 6 years. I graduated from PCI Academy in Ames, IA in 2004 with my cosmetology license and a passion for helping people to feel better about themselves through my art. I spent almost 5 years behind the […] Read more

Ronda Bayliss Ott

Licensed Cosmetology Educator – Iowa I knew I always wanted to do hair, but life takes you on other journeys. So, when I could finally actualize my aspirations, I came to PCI Academy. I always knew I wanted to come back here. And now I’ve had the pleasure of being in the business for eight […] Read more

Alicia Mass

Guest Services and Licensed Cosmetology and Esthetics Educator  – Iowa Hi! I’m Alicia. I’ve been in the industry for eight years and an educator for two. In eighth grade, I attended a career fair and decided I wanted to be a cosmetologist. I am a PCI Academy alumnus, dual-licensed in esthetics and cosmetology. PCI gave me […] Read more

Mary Boots

Licensed Massage Educator – Iowa I am a licensed massage educator, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. I have been a part of the industry for 17 years. My favorite part of educating is seeing my students meet their own goals through massage services and knowing that I was a part of the process. Another rewarding […] Read more

Amy Heaberlin

Licensed Massage Educator – Iowa Growing up I would give my mother massages. She is my biggest support and the reason I pursued massage. In 2009, I came to PCI Academy and fell in love with massage therapy right away.  I have always had the initiative of eventually becoming an educator. In 2015, I went back […] Read more

Kayla Dunn

Licensed Esthetics Educator – Iowa I decided to become a part of this industry because I wanted to help people feel comfortable in their own skin. I love all aspects of being an esthetician. Skin services and treatments give instantaneous results, the feeling of a job well done, and allow me to improve someone’s day. I knew […] Read more