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15th Annual Welcome to Our World on Capitol Hill

The Professional Beauty Federation staged its 15th annual Welcome to Our World event in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 28. WTOW creates a mini-salon/spa-like atmosphere on Capitol Hill during which members of the professional beauty industry provide services to Members of Congress and their staffs. The purpose of the event is …

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Scott Missad and Peter Mahoney Elected to ISBN Board of Trustees

The International SalonSpa Business Network (ISBN) recently elected Peter Mahoney, owner of Head Shoppe companies, and Scott Missad, president/CEO of Gene Juarez Salons & Spas, to its Board of Trustees. Mahoney and Missad join the ISBN board in leading the owners and senior executives of the only international association for …

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Company Culture Powers Elle Marie Hair Studio

Elle Marie Hair Studio opened its first salon 9 years ago in the Pacific Northwest after attending Summit Salon Business College—which gave them a firm foundation from Day 1. Now, with three full-service salons and plans for the fourth, the family-owned and operated company is providing a culture that values …

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Meet Sport Clips’ New Sister

Vent Blotique, a fresh and modern blowout and style salon designed to deliver a unique guest experience, celebrated the grand opening of its 1,400 square-foot salon in Cedar Park, Texas, last month. With a fresh concept, Vent Blotique delivers for women and girls the guest experience successfully developed by the …

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Remembering Phyllis Jones

Phyllis Jones, one of ISBN’s founders and our second ever Lifetime Achievement Award winner in 2003, passed away on August 13 at age 89 at The Ohio State University-Wexner Medical Center surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her husband of 39 years, Clayton K. Jones. Phyllis …

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Hairzoo Salon Celebrates 1 Year

Hairzoo, with 12 of of its 13 units in New York, recently celebrated the first anniversary of its West Coast flagship salon in Santa Monica, CA. Guests received 20% off services and products purchased that day, and many vendors and neighboring businesses—Wella ($600.00 Apple Gift Card), Whole Foods, Yogaworks, Soul …

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Dady Insurance Introduces EPLI

Dady Insurance offers a range of coverage for ISBN Members, including exclusive programs and discounts on a wide range of insurance packages covering Workers Comp, property, general liability, professional liability, loss of revenues and commercial autos. A hot topic right now is the new Employment Practices Liability Insurance. Employment issues …

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ISBN Board of Trustees Election

ISBN Membership elects Mark Kartarik to its Board of Trustees; Board elects Pat Neville and Eric A. Bakken as vice presidents June 2015—The International SalonSpa Business Network (ISBN) recently elected Mark Kartarik, president of Sport Clips Haircuts, to its Board of Trustees. Kartarik joins the ISBN board in leading the …

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ISBN Says ‘Mahalo’ to Paul Brown of Hawaii

He’s styled the hair of princesses, Fortune 100 executives and Congressmen; been a highly-requested educator throughout Asia; brought thermal hair straightening to the United States and dominated the Hawaiian Islands with up to seven deluxe salons and 600 employees. But today, as Paul Brown looks back on his 45 years …

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Valorie Reavis Named Executive Director

The International SalonSpa Business Network (ISBN) has selected Valorie Reavis as its executive director. In this new position for ISBN, Reavis will serve as the liaison between the ISBN Board, its Executive Committee and membership and drive the business strategy and health of the association. She will also manage the …

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