Karen Shea has worked in education for over 20 years. Prior to starting Summit Salon Academy with her husband Michael in 2006, she worked as Director of Admissions and served on the Executive Committee for a private career college. She has also held multiple roles in the professional beauty industry working for a local beauty distributor. Karen plays an active role in the daily operations of the Academy leading and engaging students and staff.

She is passionate about student success and preparing graduates of Summit Salon Academy with the professional and industry-specific skills to begin a rewarding career as well as teaching students how to give back to their community. The Academy has been recognized with Modern Salon’s Excellence in Education Award and supports several non-profit organizations through fundraising and Academy events


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NWCCF 55th Annual Conference

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NWCCF 54th Annual Conference

Join us on May 18-19, 2023, at the Divers Institute of Technology in Seattle for our 54th Annual Conference. Register TODAY! Please reach out if […]

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