Olympus Beauty Academy is owned and operated by Olympus Beauty Academy and is part of a chain of beauty schools with locations throughout the nation, all with the same philosophy to…“Just Teach & Change Lives”
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Mario Montoya is an International Artist, has been in the industry for 16 years and an instructor/director for 11 years. He has been a global platform artist which represents the top 2% of hair dressers in the world. Mario is very empowering to students and is an exceptional instructor who motivates and expertly breaks down advanced Haircuts. Mario turns education into an easy to understand topic.
Rachel Duran has been an employee with International Academy hair design for three years and comes from a strong background in Education admissions. Rachel is responsible for all aspects of the admission process from point of contact to start date. Rachel came from New York where she worked in a well known beauty school learning all facets of the business. Rachel plays an important roll in maintaining the success and growth of the school. Rachel is always willing to learn and grow in order to better serve the company.
Pearl Peschio has been a licensed educator for 43 years. Over the course of 15 years she has owned 3 salons throughout the Phoenix area and has owned 2 schools for 11 years. She brings a multitude of experience and knowledge to the school. Education has been her passion and she takes pride in the success of her students and is commited to guiding them through their schooling. Her students have won the Vidal Sasson student of the year competition for 2 years and her students have placed 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in the states womens hair cutting competition. She has a dedicated work ethic, ensuring that all her tudents succeed.
Lorri Fratus attended Empire Beauty School for both Cosmetology and Instructor license back on the East Coast. Lorri has over 15 years experience teaching cosmetology, nail technology, and aesthetic programs. She is very knowlegeable in many different curriculums which makes her an asset to the school. Lorri has won many awards including Educator of the Year out of 108 schools. She attends advance education classes to stay relevant in the industry. She brings excitement, a positive attitude and professionalism to her students and the school.