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Jenn Montoya Palmore

Jenn Montoya Palmore joined the hair industry in 1997 as an apprentice with a top salon in Ventura, Ca. She quickly fell in love with color and became a color specialist.

As her career grew behind the chair, Jenn wanted to start giving back to hairdressers through education. Joining the Paul Mitchell family in 2009 at Paul Mitchell the school Santa Barbara as Education Leader, Jenn was able to work with upcoming Future Professionals. From there she joined the Paul Mitchell Advanced Academy Color Team traveling across the country to educate hairdressers and Learning Leaders. Jenn’s passion for color chemistry, color, and growing hairdressers is what led her to the JPMS family in 2015.

Jenn currently works for John Paul Mitchell Systems and works closely with the Salon Development Team, Creative Team, Sales and R&D, participating in photo shoots, hair shows, color trainings, digital learning and travels domestically and internationally as a color trainer. She continues to work behind the chair as a stylist and services her guests every week in the salon and is always taking new clients. In her free time, she is enjoying life with her husband, family, and their three fur babies.

Nikki Ramos

Nikki Ramos practically grew up in a salon, because her grandmother is a hairdresser. She spent summers sweeping up hair for candy money but never once did she think she would grow up to become a hairstylist. Yet, here she is.