Design Team

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DEE FORTIER

Eufora Artistic Director - Canada

Eufora Design Team Director, Dee Fortier, kicked off her successful career in the professional salon industry in 1980, and has built quite an impressive portfolio over the years. Currently, Dee is a full-time stylist behind the chair and owns Deeva Salon in Kitchener, Ontario. Her natural creative eye and passion for the unique and different has earned her accolades in a variety of notable areas in the industry, including editorial photo and video shoots, runway shows, nominations and awards in national and international competitions (ABA, IBS, NAHA, Contessa and Mirror Awards) and New York Fashion Week. Dee really has done it all in the salon industry. Dee has been with Eufora since 1996 and has traveled around the world to share her passion for Eufora Systems and advanced education. Dee’s love for teaching and sharing with others is almost palpable when she enters her classes and seminars. Her students always leave inspired, ready to step out of their comfort zone and into the world where their creativity and imagination flourish.

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MIRZA BATANOVIC

Eufora Style Director

Mirza started his journey in the professional salon industry in 2003, and joined the Eufora Education team in 2008. In 2014 he was named one of the 7 best up and coming hairstylists in the United States by Estetica Magazine, and his talents have been showcased in editorial photoshoots and even at New York Fashion Week. Mirza currently divides his time between New York City --where he is the Salon Director for Eufora's Studio Salon--Southern California, and on the road as a top Eufora National Trainer, platform artist, and Academy instructor.

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NEIL SMITH

Eufora Style Director - UK

Eufora Style Director for the United Kingdom, Neil Smith, has been making his mark in the

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JOANNE REMPEL

Eufora Color Development Manager - Canada

Joanne received her cosmetology license in 1979 with a dream to contribute to the professional salon industry in a big way. She opened her first salon in 1983 and knew she had found a passion in leadership, mentoring and helping her stylists grow to become the best versions of themselves. This passion led her to Eufora in 2007, where she became an educator and has since been appointed as the Creative Director for EuforaColor. Joanne worked alongside Eufora Co-Founder, Don Bewley, to help test and develop EuforaColor. Joanne has trained hundreds of stylists and Eufora Educators through EuforaColor Training Camps, in-salon classes and Advanced Trainings. Her list of awards runs long, one of which was the Eufora Spirit Award in 2011. This award is incredibly fitting as Joanne’s passion and dedication for the Eufora systems and her students are most recognizable when she teaches a class or seminar. She believes that excellence is a journey, not a destination.

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Business Team

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ASHLEY TOLIVER-WILLIAMS

Business Team Chairman

Ashley opened Fringe Salon and Color Bar, a thriving Salon in Huston Texas, in 2005 with a commitment to shift the salon industry as a whole. As both a Salon Owner and a stylist behind the chair she quickly realized that she only wanted to partner with product company that would help foster her business and knew after her first meeting that Eufora would be that perfect partner. In 2016 she became accredited as a Regional Business Trainer and now works as the Eufora Business Team Chairman, developing revolutionary classes like Business Intelligence to empower small business owners in the professional haircare industry.

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TAMRA SEGERT

Eufora Business Trainer

Tamra started her career in 1978 after graduating from barbering school and dedicated herself to all disciplines of hair including master cutting, styling and hair color. Along her journey, Tamra gained a passion for advanced education and became an Educator for Eufora in 2007. She holds positions on the EuforaColor Team, Men’s Barbering Team, and even trains new educators. As a salon owner, Tamra also holds a top spot on Eufora’s Business Training Team and travels throughout North America sharing her wisdom and knowledge of the Eufora Systems. An accomplished and renowned business woman, Tamra’s salon has been chosen Salon Today Magazine’s Top 200 for 3 years in multiple categories.

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ANGIE LUND

Eufora Business Trainer

Angie began her journey in the beauty and wellness industry in 2009 running her own coaching and wellness company. She discovered Eufora and quickly became passionate about the company's commitment to education. In 2013 she became a Eufora Salon Owner Network Facilitator and was then selected to join the Eufora Business Team in 2016. Her skills as a leader won her numerous accolades in coaching, an ESON Facilitator of the Year award, and lead her team to win a Top 200 Salon mention in both 2017 and 2018. She now travels and teaches full time as a Eufora National Trainer, sharing her passion for Eufora systems, tools and mentorship.

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KATHERINE RILEY

Eufora Business Trainer

Kat Riley has been in the industry for almost 30 years and in 2000 opened Katherine Jon Salon on Long Island NY. In 2006 Kat fell in love with Eufora and by 2008 was already a Eufora Salon Owner Network Facilitator. She became a Eufora Business Trainer in 2018 and in 2019 won the ESON Facilitator of the Year Award. Her commitment to Eufora training is only eclipsed by her commitment to fundraising for Eufora's Childhelp endeavors, winning several awards and at one time raising over $55,000. A few years ago Katherine Jon Salon became one of the first Eufora Academy Satellite locations in the program giving Kat the opportunity to reaffirm her passion to education and salon growth as a Eufora National Business Trainer.

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National Trainers

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ALISSA ALVAREZ

Advanced Academy Instructor / Eufora National Trainer

Alissa met Don Bewley shortly after joining her first Eufora salon in 2001 and he introduced her to the power of Eufora’s education system. After completing three Vidal Sassoon courses and then the Foundations course at Eufora’s YOU School Academy, her talent was quickly recognized and she was invited to become a Eufora YOU School instructor within her first year. Alissa then became Bella Fora Spa’s Artistic Director in 2004 and was appointed to Eufora National Trainer in 2011. As a stylist with work featured in Modern Luxury Brides and San Diego Magazine, Alissa attributes her success to her mentors and support systems who encourage and inspire her to continually better her craft.
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CONNIE KECSKES

Advanced Academy Instructor / Eufora National Trainer

Connie has been a stylist for over 30 years but realized the value of advanced education early on. In 2001 she became a National Trainer for Eufora and an instructor for Eufora’s YOU School Advanced Training Academy. Her passion for sharing knowledge gave her the opportunity to become Technical Director at Headlines the Salon, where she has been a stylist for most of her professional career. Connie’s love for people and her ability to “instantly make a difference” make her a star both at the salon, and in the classroom where her students leave her classes feeling as though they can take their careers anywhere they want.
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DANA HOWARD

Eufora National Trainer

After graduating cosmetology school in 1996, Dana had the opportunity to meet Eufora Co-Founder, Don Bewley in 1998 and then again in 2009. He recognized that Don hadn’t changed his approach or philosophies and Dana knew he could trust Don and Eufora when he opened his own sanctuary, Evolve Salon. Dana became an educator for Eufora in 2010 and has continued sharing his passion and expertise in the world of men’s hair. Dana’s hands on approach, technical proficiency and eye for the up and coming trends makes him an incredible educator.

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JEANNIE JACHMAN

Eufora National Trainer

Jeannie entered the beauty industry in 1999 intending to focus on film and theater. She quickly realized her passion for International Trends and aligned herself with Eufora having learned about the company's commitment to personal and professional growth. Jeannie became an Educator in 2006 and a National Trainer in 2017 dividing her time between traveling, teaching and working as an Expert Stylist at The Studio for Hair, a Salon in Michigan. Her creativity and talent earned her the 2016 Eufora Stylist of the Year Award for her Avant Garde submissions, but her passion lies in image crafting, cut, color, and teaching long hairdressing styles.

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JULIE CROSS

Advanced Academy Instructor / Eufora National Trainer

Julie became a Eufora Educator in 2008 . After continuing her own education through Eufora’s YOU School Academy courses and Advanced Educator Training, she worked her way up to assisting at both Revolution Tours and Global Connection. Julie was appointed to the Eufora HERO for Men’s Team in 2011 where she has continued to push the boundaries of men's grooming. She has a passion to share her core technical skills as well as her eye for trend as a master barber, experienced colorist, and technical women’s stylist.

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JEFFREY MAYO

Advanced Academy Instructor / Eufora National Trainer

Jeffrey started his journey in the professional salon industry in 1998, training in some of the most prestigious salons in Boston and throughout the New England area. His infectious smile, positive demeanor, and down to Earth approach to educating made him the perfect fit for the Eufora Education Team. He became a National Trainer in 2005 and has since become one of the most dynamic and versatile educators eventually becoming a leader on the Eufora Razor Team. He is well known for his platform work, color education, technical cutting, ethnic hair cutting and styling . Jeffrey’s true passion is to give back to the profession that he loves using Eufora Educational opportunities and sharing his mantra, “Creativity takes courage”.

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LISA VANN

Eufora National Trainer

Lisa Vann has been one of Seattle's leading stylists since 1986. Lisa began studying with Aveda in the early 80's in Seattle at Market Place Salon and Day Spa, and today is proud to share her many years of industry experience with the Eufora network of salons. In addition to being a busy salon owner and stylist behind the chair, Lisa and her team at Vann Edge Salon have been featured on national television, as well as in consumer and professional trade publications. Lisa’s work can often be spotted in hair and fashion runway shows throughout the world or on the red carpet. Lisa is exceptionally passionate about giving back to the community and both she and her team have spearheaded efforts to raise funds for various community-based non-profits and environmental organizations. Lisa Vann has created a legacy of goodwill, encouraging and inspiring other individuals and businesses to do the same.

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LISA WARREN

Eufora National Trainer

After beginning her career in the haircare industry in 2006 Lisa found her home with Eufora and joined the education team in September of 2009. Lisa’s creativity and artful eye has won her many accolades and awards, such as the Eufora Stylist of the Year Award. In 2019 she was given the opportunity to open Global Connection as a mainstage artist with a runway show of her own design . Her work has been published online and in many industry publications including the cover of The Colorist. In 2018 she opened Cobalt Hair Lab, a salon in Louisville Kentucky. Outside of her own schedule as a stylist, Salon Owner and Creative Director she continues to travel and teach all over North America sharing her passion for texture, precision cuts and Eufora systems.

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PETER BROKT

Advanced Academy Instructor

Peter was born in Germany, moved to Maryland at the age of 23 and found passion working g in a Salon. He began his journey in the haircare industry learning to give a great shampoo, worked through all levels at his first salon and quickly became known for his artistic color compositions and color application techniques. In 2003, Peter became an American Board Certified Colorist . Not long after that Eufora International Co-founder Don Bewley, who recognized Peter’s talent, passion, and national reputation in the industry as a master colorist, invited Peter to teach for Eufora throughout the USA and Canada. Peter is known in the industry for his decisive compositions in hair color on stage as well as his ability to lead a crowded model-room backstage and was appointed to Eufora National Trainer in 2014.

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MICHAEL FIGIEL

Eufora National Trainer

Michael Figiel , Owner of Salon Savvi in Hamburg NY, has been a salon professional since 1994. His creative eye and passion for the hair industry has made him both a sought-after stylist and educator. Training on the East and West coasts, he shares his talent and skills as a Eufora National trainer, proficient in women’s cutting, men’s cutting / barbering, and hair coloring. Michael is no only a salon owner but also has a barber shop. He has won numerous accolades such as NCA competition winner, and has experience in both print and commercial work.

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MICKY HATOUM

Advanced Academy Instructor - Canada / Eufora National Trainer - Canada

Micky’s career in the professional haircare industry began in 1991 . Early on, he earned the title of Canadian Artistic Director for a major manufacturer, and his salon Altimo Hair Group has been awarded many ABA Trophies in multiple categories. Micky’s award-winning salon in Edmonton, Alberta is internationally recognized for outstanding creation and design. Eufora proudly appointed Micky as a National Trainer in 2005, and he continues to encourage students to experience the art of hair design. Micky enjoys traveling throughout North America teaching at various seminars, workshops and classes, sharing his knowledge with other leaders in the industry.

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SHEREEN DOUCETTE

Advanced Academy Instructor - Canada / Eufora National Trainer - Canada

Shereen Doucette’s professional journey in the salon industry began in 2005 and her natural talent and potential quickly caught the eye of Eufora Co-Founder, Don Bewley, and Eufora Artistic Director, Dee Fortier. After completing her apprenticeship under Dee Fortier, Shereen became an Educator for Eufora in 2006. Her passion and dedication for competing amongst the world’s best hairdressers has earned her awards and recognition in many worldwide competitions. Her areas of expertise include; platform and stage work, master finishing, on-trend haircutting, and teaching avant-garde conceptualization and execution.

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TIFFANY SAGASER

Eufora National Trainer

Tiffany began her career as a stylist 2007. After she found Eufora she continuously attended education, and developed a passion for teaching. In 2009 she joined the Eufora Education Team, teaching classes across the US as well as the UK. Tiffany now shares her skill and talent as Eufora National Trainer, conducting classes in men’s and women’s cutting as well as long hairdressing. In 2014 Tiffany followed her dreams and opened her first salon in Carlsbad, California, Salon Studio Ciseaux. With rapid growth and much success, she was able to expand and rebrand with her new salon, Bleach and Brawn while continuing to share her passion for in Salon education.

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DEE FORTIER

Eufora Artistic Director - Canada

Eufora Design Team Director, Dee Fortier, kicked off her successful career in the professional salon industry in 1980, and has built quite an impressive portfolio over the years. Currently, Dee is a full-time stylist behind the chair and owns Deeva Salon in Kitchener, Ontario. Her natural creative eye and passion for the unique and different has earned her accolades in a variety of notable areas in the industry, including editorial photo and video shoots, runway shows, nominations and awards in national and international competitions (ABA, IBS, NAHA, Contessa and Mirror Awards) and New York Fashion Week. Dee really has done it all in the salon industry. Dee has been with Eufora since 1996 and has traveled around the world to share her passion for Eufora Systems and advanced education. Dee’s love for teaching and sharing with others is almost palpable when she enters her classes and seminars. Her students always leave inspired, ready to step out of their comfort zone and into the world where their creativity and imagination flourish.

DEE FORTIER

DEE FORTIER

Eufora Style Team Director

Dee Fortier joined Eufora in 1996 but has spent almost 40 years in the haircare industry, first as a brilliant stylist and then as the owner of Deeva Salon in Kitchener, Ontario.

Her natural creative eye and passion for the unique and different has earned her accolades in a variety of notable areas in the industry, including; editorial photo and video shoots, runway shows, nominations and awards in national and international competitions (ABA, IBS, NAHA, Contessa and Mirror Awards) and New York Fashion Week.

Dee’s love for teaching and sharing has enabled her to traveled around the world to share her passion for Eufora Systems and advanced education.

MIRZA BATANOVIC

MIRZA BATANOVIC

Eufora Style Director

Mirza immigrated from Bosnia to the United States and at just 14 years old, his dream was to live in New York City while working in the professional beauty industry. Today, Mirza is living that dream.


Mirza joined the Eufora Education Team in 2008 and spent many years mastering his craft and traveling the world to share his passion for education. His creative vision and technical ability led to his appointment as Eufora Style Director in 2017 and he is currently leading the Eufora Studio Salon team in New York City as the Salon Director. As a North American Hairstyling Awards winner with multiple nominations, Mirza’s expert technical skill and creative vision have made him one of the most sought-after educators and platform artists in the Eufora Network. His work is featured in editorial photoshoots and runways around the world, including New York Fashion Week.

JOANNE REMPLE

JOANNE REMPLE

EuforaColor Development Manager

Instructor Joanne received her cosmetology license in 1979 with a dream to contribute to the professional salon industry in a big way. She opened her first salon in 1983 and knew she had found a passion in leadership, mentoring and helping her stylists grow to become the best versions of themselves. This passion led her to Eufora in 2007, where she became an educator and has since been appointed as the Creative Director for EuforaColor. Joanne worked alongside Eufora Co-Founder, Don Bewley, to help test and develop EuforaColor. Joanne has trained hundreds of stylists and Eufora Educators through EuforaColor Training Camps, in-salon classes and Advanced Trainings. Her list of awards runs long, one of which was the Eufora Spirit Award in 2011. This award is incredibly fitting as Joanne’s passion and dedication for the Eufora systems and her students are most recognizable when she teaches a class or seminar. She believes that excellence is a journey, not a destination.

ASHLEY TOLLIVER-WILLIAMS

ASHLEY TOLLIVER-WILLIAMS

Business Team Chairman

Ashley Toliver-Williams, Salon Industry Enthusiast and founder of FRINGE Salon and Color Bar, contributes a fresh take to the business of beauty. Determined to inspire change and increase professionalism in this industry, she devotes her time and energy to education and thinking outside the lines. Ashley’s belief that the hairdresser has a tremendous opportunity to affect positive change in this world inspires her to help grow the hearts and minds of the present and future of our industry. She is passionate about Eufora and our commitment to the elevation of salons and stylists in this industry.

Tamra Segert

TAMRA SEGERT

Eufora Business Trainer

Tamra started her career in 1978, choosing to attend barber school, concentrating on men’s cutting and grooming. She realized there was an industry shift in women’s hair to precision wearable cuts, not just weekly roller set and blow dry appointments. Tamra dedicated herself to all disciplines of hair including master cutting, styling and hair color. Along her journey, Tamra gained a passion for advanced education and became an Educator for Eufora in 2007. She holds positions on the EuforaColor Team, Men’s Barbering Team, and the educator training staff, helping new educators become successful. As a successful salon owner, Tamra also holds a top spot on Eufora’s Business Training Team, traveling North America, sharing her wisdom and knowledge through the Eufora Systems. An accomplished and renowned businesswoman, Tamra’s salon has been chosen a Salon Today Magazine’s “Top 200” for 3 years in multiple categories.

Angie Lund

ANGIE LUND

Eufora Business Trainer

Angie’s career as an entrepreneur started in 1995 running and owning several businesses, most recently Athena Salon, Spa & Wellness from 2009-2017. Angie’s successful business background and passion for the salon industry led her to her current role as a National Business Trainer for Eufora International. She is a Top 200 Salon recipient and Angie and her team have earned numerous top salon honors over the years. Angie has a bachelor’s degree in Education, a minor in Psychology and is a certified life and business coach. To say she loves and is dedicated to education would be understatement! Angie’s desire to help small business owners become successful is why she became what is known as an “Angel Investor”. Not only does Angie financially contribute to the businesses she invests in, she invests her heart and expertise so they can implement systems and procedures to maximize their profits. Her spare time (if you can believe she has any!) is spent enjoying the great outdoors with her family and friends.

Katherine Riley

KATHERINE RILEY

Eufora Business Trainer

A 28-year veteran of the salon professional industry, Kat started her career in the corporate world with an extensive background in marketing and business. She combined this experience with her passion for the beauty industry and opened Katherine Jon Salon in 2000. Kat’s love of the salon industry and passion for the people in it ignited her desire to share her expertise in marketing and business while opening a dialogue with her fellow salon owners. This quest to share and network has led her to become a Business Trainer with Eufora International. It is Kat’s goal to become an instrumental part of raising the bar for how the salon industry is viewed by the world.

ALISSA ALVAREZ

ALISSA ALVAREZ

Advanced Academy Instructor / Eufora National Trainer

From sculpting a precision cut for her clients to creating an avant-garde updo for the runway, Alissa’s passion is simply creating beauty. Alissa met Don Bewley shortly after her first Eufora salon in 2001 and he introduced her to the power of Eufora education. After completing three legendary Vidal Sassoon courses and Foundations at Eufora YOU School Advanced Training Academy, her talent was quickly recognized, and she was invited to become a Eufora Advanced Training Academy instructor within her first year. Alissa then became Bella Fora Spa’s Artistic Director in 2004 and was appointed to Eufora National Trainer in 2011. Alissa takes her inspiration from applying the natural beauty of the world’s architecture and color palettes into hair design. With work featured in Modern Luxury Brides and San Diego Magazine, Alissa attributes her success to her mentors and support systems who encourage and inspire her to continually better her craft. Alissa believes in mentoring hairstylists and sharing her knowledge with others to improve their skills and better their business by triggering enlightening “Aha” moments for her students.

CONNIE KECSKES

CONNIE KECSKES

Advanced Academy Instructor / Eufora National Trainer

Connie has been a stylist since 1990 and has realized the value of advanced education early on. She attended Vidal Sassoon courses, and other notable advanced training programs. Connie has been a National Trainer for Eufora and an instructor for Eufora Advanced Training Academy since 2001. Connie’s dedication to sharing knowledge landed her the position of Technical Director at Headlines the Salon, where she has been a stylist for most of her professional career. Connie’s love for people and her ability to “instantly make a difference” make her a star both at the salon, and in the classroom. Her easygoing instruction and infectious laughter make her classes a favorite amongst students. Connie’s students leave her classes feeling as though they can take this career anywhere they want. She is a true artist and inspiration to all stylists in this industry.

DANA HOWARD

DANA HOWARD

Eufora National Trainer

After graduating cosmetology school in 1996, Dana spent many years honing his skills and became an educator with Eufora in 2010. Dana met Eufora Co-Founder, Don Bewley, in 1998 and then again in 2009. He recognized that Don hadn’t changed his approach or philosophies and he knew he could trust him and Eufora.
Dana is inspired by the “Aha” moments his students experience, especially seasoned hairdressers that show humility by letting their guards down to learn something new. His passion and expertise live in the world of men’s hair.


Dana’s hands-on approach, technical proficiency, and his eye for up and coming trends makes him an incredible educator. Dana is driven by knowing that he is giving his all to help stylists make a living doing what they love.

JEANNIE JACHMAN

JEANNIE JACHMAN

Eufora National Trainer

Jeannie entered the beauty industry in 1999 intending to focus on film and theater. In her time behind the chair, she quickly learned that her life’s purpose was to make the world a more beautiful place, one head at a time.

Jeannie’s desire to align herself with a company that offered integrity, personal and professional growth, is what drew her to Eufora. She became an Educator in 2006 and a National Trainer in 2017.

Jeannie’s passion lies in image crafting, the perfect marriage between cut and color, as well as creating beautiful long hairdressing styles. Her creativity and talent earned her the 2016 Eufora Stylist of the Year Award for Avant Garde.

Jeannie hopes her students leave her class with applicable new skills and the inspiration and enthusiasm to excite their guests.

JULIE CROSS

JULIE CROSS

Advanced Academy Instructor / Eufora National Trainer

During her senior year in college, Julie worked as a receptionist in a salon in Virginia, only planning to stay through the end of school. However, being in the salon opened Julie’s eyes to her true passion: the professional salon industry. “I saw a commitment to customer service, a passion for continuous education, the happiness and elevated self-esteem that one person could give another just by changing how one sees oneself”, says Julie.

Julie became a Eufora Educator in 2008 and after continuing her own education through Eufora’s Academy courses and Advanced Educator Training, she worked her way up to assisting at Revolution Tours and Global Connection. Julie was appointed to the Eufora HERO for Men’s Team in 2011. She loves the technical aspect of what stylists do and has a passion to share her core technical skills as well as her eye for trend.

A master barber, experienced colorist, technical women’s stylist…Julie can really do and teach it all.

JEFFREY MAYO

JEFFREY MAYO

Advanced Academy Instructor / Eufora National Trainer

Jeffrey started his journey in the professional salon industry in 1998, training in some of the most prestigious salons in Boston and throughout the New England area. His infectious smile, positive demeanor, and down to Earth approach to educating make him the perfect fit for the Eufora Education Team, which he joined in 2005.

Jeffrey encourages his students to be themselves and to find their own creative voice. During his time with Eufora, Jeffrey has become one of the most dynamic and versatile educators with expertise in a variety of areas, including leading the Eufora Razor Team, platform work, color education, ethnic hair cutting and styling and technical cutting. Jeffrey’s true passion is to give back to the profession that he loves, and his students leave his classes feeling empowered with knowledge, inspiration and a stronger sense of self. His mantra: “Creativity takes courage”.

LISA WARREN

LISA WARREN

Eufora National Trainer

After beginning her career in the haircare industry in 2006 Lisa found her home with Eufora and joined the education team in September of 2009. Lisa’s creativity and artful eye has won her many accolades and awards, such as the Eufora Stylist of the Year Award. In 2019 she was given the opportunity to open Global Connection as a main stage artist with a runway show of her own design . Her work has been published online and in many industry publications including the cover of The Colorist. In 2018 she opened Cobalt Hair Lab, a salon in Louisville Kentucky. Outside of her own schedule as a stylist, Salon Owner and Creative Director she continues to travel and teach all over North America sharing her passion for texture, precision cuts and Eufora systems.

PETER BROKT

PETER BROKT

Advanced Academy Instructor

Peter was born in Germany, moved to Maryland at the age of 23 and found passion working g in a Salon. He began his journey in the haircare industry learning to give a great shampoo, worked through all levels at his first salon and quickly became known for his artistic color compositions and color application techniques. In 2003, Peter became an American Board Certified Colorist . Not long after that Eufora International Co-founder Don Bewley, who recognized Peter’s talent, passion, and national reputation in the industry as a master colorist, invited Peter to teach for Eufora throughout the USA and Canada. Peter is known in the industry for his decisive compositions in hair color on stage as well as his ability to lead a crowded model-room backstage and was appointed to Eufora National Trainer in 2014.

MICHAEL FIGIEL

MICHAEL FIGIEL

Eufora National Trainer

Michael Figiel Has been a salon professional since 1994. His creative eye and passion for the hair industry has made him both a sought-after stylist and educator. Training on the East and West coasts, he shares his talent and skills as a Eufora National trainer, proficient in women's cutting, men's cutting/barbering, and hair coloring.

Michael is a salon and barber shop owner, NCA competition winner, and has experience in both print and commercial work.

Michael's belief in learning and sharing knowledge are parallel to Eufora beliefs and integrity.

MICKY HATOUM

MICKY HATOUM

Advanced Academy Instructor - Canada / Eufora National Trainer - Canada

Within minutes of meeting Micky Hatoum, stylists are immediately drawn to his professionalism and quiet confidence. Micky began his career in 1991 and has achieved quite an impressive list of accomplishments, including earning the title of Canadian Artistic Director for a major manufacturer, and his salon, Altimo Hair Group, was awarded many ABA Allied Association Trophies in multiple categories.

Eufora proudly appointed Micky as a National Trainer in 2005. He continues to encourage students to experience the art of hair design. He is extraordinarily versatile, continually displaying his vast array of skills. Micky offers leadership, direction, and a wealth of experience to classes and audiences alike.

Teaching throughout North America, Micky enjoys sharing his knowledge with other leaders in the industry. He follows his passion and lives by his motto, “to listen, consult and create”. 

SHEREEN DOUCETTE

SHEREEN DOUCETTE

Advanced Academy Instructor - Canada / Eufora National Trainer - Canada

Shereen Doucette’s professional journey in the salon industry began in 2005 and her natural talent and potential quickly caught the eye of Eufora Co-Founder, Don Bewley, and Eufora Artistic Director, Dee Fortier. After completing her apprenticeship under Dee Fortier, Shereen became an Educator for Eufora in 2006 and her list of accomplishments runs long.

Shereen’s passion and dedication for competing amongst the world’s best hairdressers has earned her awards and recognition in quite a few notable worldwide competitions. Her areas of expertise include platform and stage work, master finishing, on-trend haircutting, and teaching avant-garde conceptualization and execution.

Shereen’s creativity, imagination and forward thinking help her to continue to raise the bar in and out of the salon. Her mantra, “The teacher always learns the most” is what makes Shereen a true artist.  

TIFFANY SAGASER

TIFFANY SAGASER

Eufora National Trainer

Having been in the industry since 2007, Tiffany Sagaser began her career in Orlando, Florida where she found the love and passion for hairdressing. Always in the pursuit of excellence, education has been her driving force.

Continuously attending education, she developed a passion for teaching and joined the Eufora Education Team in 2009, teaching classes across the US as well as the UK. Tiffany now shares her skill and talent as Eufora National Trainer, conducting classes in men’s and women’s cutting as well as long hairdressing.

"I love what I do, I am passionate about education. I've dedicated my career to becoming the most well-rounded hairdresser I can be, and that pursuit will never end." Tiffany hopes her students leave her classes with the energy, passion, and knowledge to fulfill their dreams.

TIFFANY SAGASER

LISA VANN

Eufora National Trainer

Lisa Vann has been one of Seattle's leading stylists since 1986. Lisa began studying with Aveda in the early 80's in Seattle at Market Place Salon and Day Spa, and today is proud to share her many years of industry experience with the Eufora network of salons.

In addition to being a busy salon owner and stylist behind the chair, Lisa and her team at Vann Edge Salon have been featured on national television, as well as in consumer and professional trade publications. Lisa’s work can often be spotted in hair and fashion runway shows throughout the world or on the red carpet. Lisa is exceptionally passionate about giving back to the community and both she and her team have spearheaded efforts to raise funds for various community-based non-profits and environmental organizations.

Lisa Vann has created a legacy of goodwill, encouraging and inspiring other individuals and businesses to do the same. 

NEIL SMITH

NEIL SMITH

Eufora Style Director - UK

Eufora Style Director for the United Kingdom, Neil Smith, has been making his mark in the professional salon industry since 2001. His natural talent, unparalleled technical skill and down to earth approach make Neil an engaging and dynamic platform artist that can connect with diverse, international audiences. Neil’s creativity and talent have been recognized with prestigious awards, including; Women’s Stylist of the Year, YourHair Magazine’s Image of the Year, Finalist at the British Hairdressing Awards and British Hairdressing Fame Team Finalist.

Neil has traveled the world to conceptualize and create hair for high fashion photo shoots, brand campaigns, runway shows and has worked with some of the world’s top fashion designers during fashion week.

Neil’s belief in and passion for quality, progressive education led him to Eufora in 2013 and he’s been a vital part of the education team ever since.