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Whether you’re interested in cosmetology, esthetics, nails or laser, our faculty and staff are dedicated to making your education worth the investment. At Penrose Academy, you can trust that we will lead by example and steer you towards career success. With our talented team of experts, you’ll have the support and encouragement you need to achieve your goals.

Our Founders

  • Burt Kohler

    Creative Director

  • Jill Kohler

    President

Our Staff

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    Alix Toepel

    Esthetics Student Educator

  • Andria Young

    Student Services Coordinator

  • Annie Gandara

    Cosmetology Educator

  • Annie Zuniga

    Guest Relations Coordinator

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    Bailey Walker

    Guest Relations Coordinator

  • Becca Rubinstein

    Cosmetology Educator

  • Beth Gable

    Bookkeeper

  • Bridget O’Brien

    Director of Admissions

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    Brittney Larson

    Cosmetology Educator

  • Cheri Parcells

    Operations Coordinator

  • CJ De La Torre

    Front Desk Manager, Cosmetology Educator

  • Courtney Teerink

    Admissions Coordinator

  • Cristina Hughes

    Esthetics and Laser Educator

  • Crystal Aguirre

    Financial Aid Manager

  • Haleigh Trout

    Cosmetology Educator

  • Heidi Kloppenburg

    Senior Director of Business Development | Laser Educator

  • Holly Marshall

    Education Manager, Cosmetology Educator

  • Jillian Bone

    Student Services & Placement Coordinator

  • Josie Cloud

    Admissions Assistant

  • Karina Fukuda

    Esthetics Educator

  • Kelly Kauffman

    Future Student Coordinator, Cosmetology Educator

  • Lindsey Miller

    Esthetics and Laser Educator

  • Maddy Schlitzer

    Esthetics Student Educator

  • Madison Smith

    Esthetics and Laser Educator

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    Marcy Anaya

    Guest Relations Coordinator

  • Marissa Hunt

    Marketing Coordinator

  • Missy Conti

    Assistant Director of Education, Cosmetology Educator

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    Monique Moody

    Cosmetology Educator

  • Nicole Sazama

    Esthetics Educator

  • Nikki Parcells

    Senior Director of Education and Student Services | Laser Educator

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    Sami McLenon

    Esthetics Student Educator

  • Steffi Toth

    Esthetics Educator

  • Tamekia Okagu

    Cosmetology Educator

  • Tessa Messer

    Laundry & Facility Assistant

  • Tonka Quni

    Cosmetology and Nail Technician Educator

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    Vanessa Fremling

    Cosmetology Educator