National Professional Salon Industry Volunteer Leadership

President

Harlan Kirschner – President, The Kirschner Group
 

Committee

Reuben Carranza
 
President R+Co, Luxury Brand Partners
Deborah Carver
 
President and CEO, Creative Age Publications
Bobbi Foster-Kelly
 
AVP Education/Artist Network,  REDKEN/Pureology
John Heffner
 
CEO, Drybar
Eric Z Horn
 
Director, Business Development Professional Beauty Association
 
Eddie Jhin
 
COO, Jinny Beauty
Sara Jones
 
General Manager, Joico
Jim and Cheryl Markham
 
Owners, Colorproof Evolved Color Care
Steve Orzel
 
Partner Brand Merchandising, SalonCentric
Sandy Ovington
 
Divisional Merchandise Manager, Ulta
Pat Parenty
 
President, L’Oreal USA Professional Products Division & SalonCentric
 
Steve Reiss
 
VP/Publishing Director at Vance Publishing
George Schaeffer
 
Founder, OPI Inc.
Mark Spinks
 
President, Beauty Systems Group
Jason Yates
 
VP of Sales + Marketing, John Paul Mitchell Systems

 

Past Honorees

The National Professional Salon Industry Council is comprised of executives who help raise funds for City of Hope through a number of events. Past Spirit of Life Award honorees have included:

Mark Spinks
Beauty Systems Group
Bob Peel Sr.
Peel's Salon Services
 
Steven Goddard
PRAVANA
Bob Peel Jr.
Peel's Salon Services
 
Harlan Kirschner
The Kirschner Group Inc.
James Emiliani
Emilini Enterprises
 
Reuben Carranza
Luxury Brand Partners
 
Emmett and Beth Hickey
Spa Specialists Representatives
 
George Schaeffer
OPI Inc.
 
Ann Mincey
Redken
 
Sara Jones
Joico
 
Jan Arnold
CND
 
Eva Graham
NIOXIN Research Laboratories Inc.
 
Ray Mager
L'Oreal
 
Jim and Cheryl Markham
PureOlogy
 
Carmen DePasquale
DePasquale Companies
John Heffner
CND
Leo Passage