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Angie Torgeson

President – Iowa and Minnesota Meet Angie Torgeson, Majority Shareholder and President of PCI Academy. Angie has been blessed to be in our industry for over 30 years. She became a cosmetologist because she wanted to have fun AND make a difference. Angie is proud to say she is a graduate of PCI Academy. After […] Read more

Megan Moore

Megan Moore – Licensed Cosmetologist and Makeup Artist at Bella Hair Salon “I finally feel like I can start my career and do everything that I’ve dreamed of doing. PCI Academy has given me all of the tools to start my own business and be excited about that. PCI has helped me reach my goals […] Read more

Kelsey Ambler

Kelsey Ambler – Owner and Licensed Cosmetologist at Ambellish Salon “I’ve always wanted to own a salon and boutique, since I was a little girl. I grew up in the industry. Between my business degree and PCI Academy, I was ready shortly after building my clientele to open a salon. PCI really helped me with […] Read more

Brady Snider

Admissions Director and Licensed Cosmetology Educator – Iowa and Minnesota Meet Brady Snider, Shareholder and Director of Admissions. Brady has been a part of the beauty industry since 2000 and it all started at PCI Academy. Brady’s favorite element of her position is adding value to the lives of students and staff daily. She helps students […] Read more

Michelle Duncan

Compliance Officer – Iowa and Minnesota Meet Michelle Duncan, Shareholder and Compliance Officer. Michelle is a proud graduate of PCI Academy. She has traveled the country learning the latest trend and techniques to bring back to our students, including training from industry greats like Sam Villa, Martin Parsons and Deb McCann. Michelle is both #redkendesigncertifiedand #redkencolorcertified which is […] Read more

Sara Strouts

Licensed Cosmetology Educator, Licensed School Manager – Minnesota Meet Sara Strouts, Cosmetology Educator. Sara joined PCI Academy in 2004, first as a student and then as an educator. She has been blessed by the wonderful opportunities offered to her over the years. Sara is “Jill of all trades” at PCI Academy and uses her excellent […] Read more

Marcella Richardson

Licensed Cosmetology Educator – Iowa Meet Marcella Richardson, Cosmetology Educator. Marcella was licensed as a cosmetologist in 1982. She has been a Redken Brand Educator since 1994 and an educator at PCI Academy since 2014. Marcella is our Lead Salon Area Educator and coaches the Lime Team. Read more

Gilbert Valdez

Licensed Cosmetology Educator – Minnesota Meet Gilbert Valdez, Shareholder and Licensed Cosmetology Educator. Gilbert has been in the industry since 1989 and teaching since 2000. He specializes in teaching hair cutting, coloring, relaxing, Brazilian blowouts, texturizing, styling, and special occasion updo’s. Gilbert is #redkencolorcertified and a Certified Pure Artist. His work has been featured in […] Read more

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

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

Brie Bogard

Brie Bogard – Nail Tech at Estillo Salon and Day Spa “I graduated a cosmetologist, but decided nails were my passion. PCI Academy helped me because I was encouraged to follow what I believed I wanted to do. They were all very encouraging and supportive with me pursuing my nail tech goals. It gave me […] 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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Lash Extensions are beautiful, and we want to make sure you get as much out of them as possible! Here are 6 essential tips for maintaining your lashes 💜

Lash Extensions are beautiful, and we want to make sure you get as much out of them as possible! Here are 6 essential tips for maintaining your lashes 💜 ...

A huge congratulations to our May jumpers, qualifiers, and top performers. We’re so proud of you and your accomplishments! If you spot your service provider in this line up be sure to drop them a congratulations! 🎉🎊

#PCIAcademy #PCI #PCICelebration #SummitSalonBusinessCenter #SummitSalon #SummitAcademy #Cosmetology #Esthetics #Massage

A huge congratulations to our May jumpers, qualifiers, and top performers. We’re so proud of you and your accomplishments! If you spot your service provider in this line up be sure to drop them a congratulations! 🎉🎊

#PCIAcademy #PCI #PCICelebration #SummitSalonBusinessCenter #SummitSalon #SummitAcademy #Cosmetology #Esthetics #Massage
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Our lead educator, Crystal Greene, spent her morning our connecting with local spa and salons. She stopped by one of our graduates Jessica, who’s the owner of The Rosè Room. It’s always amazing to see our graduates succeeding in their careers. If you’re interested in joining our salon and spa hiring fairs reach out to our Career Coaches!

📍 Ames: admissionsames@pci-academy.com
📍 Iowa City: admissionsiowacity@pci-academy.com
📍 Plymouth: admissionsplymouth@pci-academy.com

Our lead educator, Crystal Greene, spent her morning our connecting with local spa and salons. She stopped by one of our graduates Jessica, who’s the owner of The Rosè Room. It’s always amazing to see our graduates succeeding in their careers. If you’re interested in joining our salon and spa hiring fairs reach out to our Career Coaches!

📍 Ames: admissionsames@pci-academy.com
📍 Iowa City: admissionsiowacity@pci-academy.com
📍 Plymouth: admissionsplymouth@pci-academy.com
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