Her career path is one of innovation and risk taking. At age 37, while raising her five children, Ilene began her college career. She entered the workforce at age 44 and has been a popular seminar leader for over 22 years. You may recognize her name for the uplifting signature gifts she has created for the Red Rose Collection of quality products for quality people. She is currently finishing a Doctor in Ministry degree, writing her thesis, and publishing her new book.
He is the innovator of the "pay-it-forward" movement of Daymaking and the best selling author of Life as a Daymaker: How to Change the World by Simply Making Someone's Day. Wagner's philosophy for living a life that changes the world, one person at a time, through simple acts of kindness has captured the hearts of people all over the world. He is a highly sought-after speaker in the business, education and salon industries, addressing more than 50,000 people annually.
A devoted husband and father, David lives in Maui, Hawaii with his wife Charlie and their daughters Coco and Ava.
Coupled with her graceful stage presence, she has a definite unique approach to everything she does, giving her a style all her own.
Melissa?s internationally acclaimed photo work and superior talent with multi- cultural hair has earned her the prestigious North American Hairstylist of the year award.
Extending her knowledge of "art and business" worldwide, Melissa?s stage performances encompass such countries as the U.S.A., Canada, the Caribbean, Japan, Thailand, Austria, Germany, Australia and New Zealand.
A profound belief in constant personal growth and continual education has led Melissa to become an extremely diverse hair designer. Her success in the salon, as well as on stage is a direct reflection of this personal commitment to growth. As you discover her true passion for helping others grow Melissa's patience and perseverance will empower your own self-confidence.
Based in New York City, she grew up in London and subsequently opted to ?spread her wings? to the United States. She has been honored with numerous awards, including the much coveted North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) (five times), the most recent being ?Masters,? and the prestigious IBS ?Editors? Choice Awards (three times).
Vivienne is an ?in-demand? featured guest artist-educator for premier international events worldwide and her work is consistently published in the international press. She founded the ?Roots and Wings? educational program in New York City to much acclaim.
Vivienne?s career, as a master stylist, is divided between her salon clientele, editorial and advertorial shoots, advertising campaigns and countless special events as featured artist, not to mention her work for entertainment entities, MTV and the VH-1 Fashion Awards.
As a session stylist, she has collaborated and designed hair collections for runway fashion collections in New York, Paris, and London.
Vivienne?s newest and most rewarding project to date, ?I?m Not Just a Hairdresser?, is an exciting, informative and inspirational documentary film series which will inspire a new generation of professionals and re-inspire the seasoned stylist who may be facing ?burn out? syndrome, or questioning what?s next in their career.
Legends, the first episode in the series was released in the spring of 2005 and Empires, the second episode was released in the fall of the same year. Stars Behind The Chair the third episode profiling the leading ladies of hair, released in the spring of 2006.
?I?m Not Just A Hairdresser? has a mission to:
?Uplift The Spirit And Image Of Our Profession?, one stylist at a time.
Vivienne Mackinder is the founder and pioneer of HairdesignerTV.com, The industry's first online post-graduate program for stylists. This international program goes far beyond traditional educational models and provides in-depth, interactive training delivered via the internet. HairdesignerTV.com builds relationships and creates a community of empowerment. It will take your skills to a whole new level while "feeding your heart and pocket." For more information, please visit: wwwHairdesignerTV.com.
For more detailed information about our film series please visit the web site: www.ImNOTJUSTaHairdresser.com
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Movement of the Heart a non-profit organization.
Winn is widely recognized as a leader in his industry. In 2004, the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) named him to their Hall of Leaders for his outstanding contributions to the hair and beauty industry. American Salon magazine called him a ?mover of mountains? and ?Mr. Fix-it? in their November 1997 ?Super Heroes? section, and Modern Salon magazine recently featured him in an article highlighting his Shot-in-the-Arm seminar. His previous book, Connecting to My Future!, is a success guide that helps people get focused and stay focused on the steps to creating the career of their dreams in the beauty industry.
Since 1989, Winn has traveled extensively around the country, working as an educator and consultant for several industries. He has been the National Motivational Expert for Paul Mitchell, the hair product company. He has worked with thousands of private businesses and their staffs, including companies such as Southwest Airlines, Vidal Sassoon, the Irvine Company, Fuddruckers, Entertainment Tonight, Mattel, For Rent magazine, Structure/Limited/Express, and many other businesses from hospitals to apartment communities.
A popular speaker, Winn has been a frequent emcee for the NAHA Awards and a guest speaker for IBS shows, Hair America, International Haircolor Exchange, American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS), ICE shows, The Salon Association (TSA). He has worked with literally thousands of businesses, inspiring people to take control of their careers. His Shot-In-The-Arm event and Developing Leadership Pizzazz seminar have been attended by top executives, clinical psychologists, salespeople of every sort, day care providers, housewives, and people from every walk of life who are looking for a new approach to personal motivation. Winn's humor and rapport with audiences creates enthusiasm and momentum to help businesses get motivated and focused for greater success. His seminars are designed to empower leaders to create teamwork among their people and motivation for themselves.
A tireless and enthusiastic volunteer, Winn has served as vice president of the AIDS Relief Fund for Beauty Professionals, and he has been involved in other fundraising projects for City of Hope and Leeza Gibbons' ?Leeza's Place.? In the past three years, Winn and the Paul Mitchell Schools have raised over $1 million for multiple charitable organizations, including the American Cancer Society, the Larry King Cardiac Foundation, Leeza's Place, Katrina relief, AIDS causes, City of Hope, and more.
?I believe that giving back is not just a once-a-year happening,? Winn says. ?It is our daily duty. I have been very blessed, and so it makes sense that my team and I are passionately involved to raise lots and lots of money for many causes. Our efforts are not the result of large corporate donations, but rather from grassroots efforts, one dollar at a time.?
Winn resides in Laguna Beach, California. For more information, please consult: www.paulmitchelltheschool.com, www.mastersaudioclub.com, and www.connectingtomyfuture.com.
Dean moved to Los Angeles in 2000, leaving behind a full service salon in Bettendorf, Iowa which he owned and operated. He landed the job at "Extra" after facing stiff competition from hundreds of other applicants all across the country. In the summer of 2002 Dean took a job on a little known show called American Idol Search for a Superstar on FOX. His primary duties were to style host Ryan Seacrest's hair, along with everyone else who appeared on the show. Funny how something seemingly insignificant can snowball into a historic record breaking phenomena for FOX television! He just signed on for the second season and it is sure to be a bigger hit than the first one.
Born and raised on a farm in DeWitt, Iowa, Banowetz is the thirteenth child among a family of fifteen. After high school he joined the Active Duty Army where, in 1987, he was selected as soldier of the year. He continued his government career for seven years. He attended the University of Iowa in Iowa City. After getting an art degree, he attended Cosmetology school at Bill Hills College of Cosmetology in Davenport, Iowa. After cosmetology school, he worked in regional dinner theatre throughout the Midwest creating wigs for the actors and also performing on stage himself. Banowetz also took this time to establish his hair clientele. As a result of years of hard work, in 1992, Banowetz was selected as the North American Educator for a major hair care manufacturer, traveling to salons all over the United States.
In 2000 he attended a school in Santa Monica, California called "On Set Motion Picture Hair Academy," a school dedicated to teaching the tricks of the trade for doing hair in Hollywood. The owner, Susan Lipson , is the one responsible for making him send out his resume to studios in the LA area. She knew he had what it took. Since then his life has changed dramatically. For that, he thanks her.
Today, Banowetz still receives hundreds of letters from former clients, as well as from television fans across the country, asking for hair care tips.
The hairdresser's hairdresser, is a world renowned platform artist, hair artist and master associate for John Paul Mitchell Systems.
His design, including the Paul Mitchell Carving Comb and TDS Twist Razor, have been seen in Modern Salon and American Salon. These are currently the number one selling tools in the professional beauty industry.
Mr. Scott has exhibited his artistic abilities on television and radio for such companies as Clairol, KMS, Coty, Avon, and Helene Curtis to name a few.
He has also worked with a wide range of celebrities from Christie Brinkly to Sandra Bernhart. Despite such acclaim, Donald has always made time t enjoy teaching and mentoring young professionals. Fellow artists have said: "Donald is the epitome of education and humour."