Meet the PCI Team

Ronda Bayliss Ott

Licensed Cosmetology Educator – Iowa Meet Ronda Ott, Cosmetology Educator. Ronda is a PCI Academy graduate and has been back as a team member since 2019. Ronda is always attending some type of educational event which has earned her many certifications including: #redkencolorcertifed , #redkendesigncertified and CND Grand Master. Ronda is our primary Fundamentals Educator in cosmetology and gives […] Read more

Katie Penk

Admissions Advisor, Licensed Cosmetology Educator – Minnesota Meet Katie Penk, Admissions Advisor. Katie was originally attracted to the industry because she found it was the perfect combination of artistry and human connection. She especially loves the creativity in short hair cutting and has been a licensed cosmetologist since 2007. Katie’s favorite thing about educating at […] Read more

Kate Manders

Licensed Cosmetology Educator – Minnesota Meet Kate Manders, Cosmetology Educator. Kate has been in the beauty industry since 2003. She enjoys the opportunity to apply her experience, education and love for this profession by teaching students to provide an enjoyable and satisfying salon experience. Kate looks forward to continually mastering her craft and sharing her […] Read more

Stephanie Kundinger

Licensed Cosmetology Educator – Minnesota Meet Stephanie Kundinger, Cosmetology Educator. Stephi serves students at PCI Academy as the lead classroom educator and fundamentals educator. Stephi grew up in a small, rural town in Wisconsin and always thought there was more to life than corn fields. She stumbled into cosmetology and considers it the best discovery […] Read more

Alicia Crall

Admissions Advisor and Licensed Cosmetology and Esthetics Educator  – Iowa Meet Alicia Crall, Admissions Counselor. Alicia is a licensed cosmetologist, licensed esthetician and a licensed educator making her a triple threat. Alicia has been in the industry since 2008 and a PCI Academy alumna. PCI gave Alicia the tools needed to secure a job at a […] Read more

Mary Boots

Licensed Massage Educator – Iowa Meet Mary Boots, Massage Therapy Educator. Mary Boots, what can we say about Mary Boots that hasn’t already been said :)? All kidding aside Mary has been a fundamental part of our massage therapy program since 2002. She loves helping people live their dream and views each new class as […] Read more

Amy Heaberlin

Licensed Massage Educator – Iowa Meet Amy Hearberlin, Massage Educator. Amy grew up giving her mother massages and came to PCI Academy in 2009. Amy always had the intention of eventually becoming an educator because of her passion to learn, to grow and to serve others. Read more

Tara Schoolmeesters

Financial Aid Advisor – Minnesota Meet Tara Schoolmeesters, Financial Aid Advisor. Tara has been in the beauty industry since 2010 and is a graduate of PCI Academy. After earning her cosmetology license Tara worked behind the chair for five years before deciding to go back into business and finance. The financial aid opportunity was the […] Read more

Steph Reasland

Financial Aid Director – Iowa and Minnesota Meet Steph Reasland, Shareholder and Financial Aid Director. Steph has been in the industry directly for the since 2012 but indirectly involved her entire life as she grew up around it. She is not the typical creative artist so many of her team members are; loves numbers and […] Read more

Megan Sullivan

Licensed Cosmetology Educator – Iowa Meet Megan Sullivan, Cosmetology Educator. Megan is a PCI Academy graduate and loves the culture here at PCI Academy that she couldn’t bring herself to truly leave. After graduation Megan worked behind the chair while also working with PCI on the guest services team. As an educator now Megan still […] Read more

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