Team Bios



The Charles Penzone Hair Training Team was developed to educate our Charles Penzone hair professionals. Hair Training Team members have been trained and educated by top industry professionals such as Vidal Sassoon, Schwarzkopf, Lanza, Brocato, and Philip Pelusi. They serve as mentors and educators to aspiring hair professionals and teach specialty classes within the Charles Penzone Hair Career Advancement Program.

Together with the Spa Advancement Team, the Hair Training Team works together to educate our professionals on current hair designs, color palettes, and beauty trends from around the world.

In photo on the right:
Back Row-Mika, Mallory, Clair, Genevieve
Front Row-Samantha, Leslie, Kara
**Not in photo-Jordan, Anthony, Skye, Shelly


  • name:Kara
  • job title:Director
  • cp salon location:The Charles Penzone Grand Salon in Dublin
  • # of years with cp:9 years
  • my sense of style is:Girl-Next-Door with a twist. I love to change it up with my mood. Comfortable yet also put-together.
  • i'm inspired by:My surroundings. By surrounding yourself with positive, creative new things, you fall out of your comfort zone which sometimes pays off. My family constantly inspires me to strive to be more. There is always room for improvement.
  • why am i passionate about what i do?I love making people look and feel their best and seeing confidence in the eyes of my guests is very rewarding. I'm constantly learning and sharing new techniques that I've learned. The gift to educate others is exciting and inspiring to me because education is our future.
  • name:Genevieve
  • job title:Director
  • cp salon location:The Charles Penzone Grand Salon in Gahanna/New Albany
  • # of years with cp:5 years
  • my sense of style is:Simple but fun.
  • i'm inspired by:I'm inspired that this industry is always changing. I'm also inspired by art and seeing things from a different perspective.
  • why am i passionate about what i do?I love what I do because of my education! The company offers amazing classes to keep us growing!
  • name:Shelly
  • job title:Senior Director
  • cp salon location:The Charles Penzone Grand Salon in Dublin
  • # of years with cp:30 years
  • my sense of style is:Modern classic.
  • i'm inspired by:Making my guests "crazy-happy" with their hair. Also, teaching my associates and seeing them grow!
  • why am i passionate about what i do?I love getting to build relationships with my guests and co-workers. I also love how devoted and committed Mr. and Mrs. Penzone are -- it's inspiring!
  • name:Skye
  • job title:Designer
  • cp salon location:The Charles Penzone Grand Salon in Dublin
  • # of years with cp:3 years
  • my sense of style is:Eclectic and trendy
  • i'm inspired by:Everything! Something on TV, magazines, walking down the street, in an education class or just watching a coworker!
  • why am i passionate about what i do?I love how CPI is such a family-oriented company. I love getting out there to help the community!
  • name:Clair
  • job title:Designer
  • cp salon location:The Charles Penzone Grand Salon in Gahanna/New Albany
  • # of years with cp:7 years
  • my sense of style is:Classic and glamorous, but comfortable.
  • i'm inspired by:Celebrity hair styles and fashion. Art and design.
  • why am i passionate about what i do?I love helping people look and feel their very best. Educating my guests on how they can have beautiful hair everyday. Knowing that what I do changes people inside and out is a beautiful thing.
  • name:Leslie
  • job title:Director
  • cp salon location:The Charles Penzone Grand Salon at Polaris Parkway
  • # of years with cp:7 years
  • my sense of style is:A mood ring. I continuously change my sense of style from day to day.
  • i'm inspired by:People and their stories, continuing education and my family.
  • why am i passionate about what i do?Because I have the opportunity to do what I love every day!
  • name:Mallory
  • job title:Director
  • cp salon location:The Charles Penzone Grand Salon in Dublin
  • # of years with cp:10 years
  • my sense of style is:Classic and polished.
  • i'm inspired by:Seeing my guest's reaction when they see themselves after a service.
  • why am i passionate about what i do?CPI wants me to be my very best and they give me the opportunities to do so! My guests trust the company and me!
  • name:Samantha
  • job title:Director
  • cp salon location:The Charles Penzone Grand Salon in Gahanna/New Albany
  • # of years with cp:15 years
  • my sense of style is:Class, clean lines with a tailored romantic edge.
  • i'm inspired by:Fashion, culture, music, architecture and the positive energy that surrounds me.
  • why am i passionate about what i do?I have a love for people. I love getting the chance to make a difference in my guests' lives through beauty and helping them feel better about themselves. Being a hair stylist is part of the fabric of my life. It's who I am and I love it!!
  • name:Mika
  • job title:Director
  • cp salon location:The Charles Penzone Grand Salon in Gahanna/New Albany
  • # of years with cp:9 years
  • my sense of style is:Fashion forward and simple.
  • i'm inspired by:Co-workers, family and people who achieve amazing results!
  • why am i passionate about what i do?I love making people feel and look great about themselves. I love showing my guests that the look they see on celebrities is a look they can easily have!
  • name:Jordan
  • job title:Director
  • cp salon location:The Charles Penzone Grand Salon in Gahanna/New Albany
  • # of years with cp:7 years
  • my sense of style is:Trendy.
  • i'm inspired by:Each individual's true beauty!
  • why am i passionate about what i do?Being a hair professional is the most rewarding career! I get to make people look and feel great everyday!


The Charles Penzone Spa Advancement Team was developed to inspire, educate, and encourage the creative spirit of Charles Penzone Spa Professionals. The Spa Advancement Team Members participate in special events and fashion shows to feature current trends, color palettes, and innovations from around the world. They also serve as mentors to our Spa Professionals and train all new Team Members

In photo on the right:
Back Row-Marnie, Melody, Catalina, Mary, Bea, Caroline
Front Row-Beth, Piper, Jaden, Mary


  • name:Melody
  • job title:Senior Esthetician
  • cp salon location:The Charles Penzone Grand Salon in Dublin
  • # of years with cp:12.5 years
  • my sense of style is:Classic chic.
  • i'm inspired by:New technology and educating my guests on how to improve their skin.
  • why am i passionate about what i do?Each day is a new experience and opportunity to learn! No matter how tired I might be, my guests make me feel better the minute I start working.
  • name:Bea
  • job title:Licensed Nail Professional
  • cp salon location:The Charles Penzone Grand Salon in Gahanna/New Albany
  • # of years with cp:4.5 years
  • my sense of style is:Creative but simple. I love to learn new things. And, I'm a perfectionist.
  • i'm inspired by:All of the past and present positive influences in my life. My kids are my driving force.
  • why am i passionate about what i do?I love the professional and personal aspects of my job. The relationships with guests are so important to me.
  • name:Jaden
  • job title:Licensed Esthetician
  • cp salon location:The Charles Penzone Grand Salon in Dublin
  • # of years with cp:7 years
  • my sense of style is:I like to be really comfortable but at the same time, fashionable. The best way to sum it up is hippie, rocker chic.
  • i'm inspired by:My job, my peers and the company I work for.
  • why am i passionate about what i do?I get to meet lots of wonderful people and I help them look and feel beautiful.
  • name:Piper
  • job title:Licensed Massage Therapist
  • cp salon location:The Charles Penzone Grand Salon at Polaris Parkway
  • # of years with cp:6 years
  • my sense of style is:I love mixing things together. Vintage with new, ruffles with studs.
  • i'm inspired by:Fierce females in art, fashion and academia. My sisters (all four of them.)
  • why am i passionate about what i do?Being a migraine sufferer myself, I love helping others find relief for migraine issues as well. It's an awesome feeling seeing someone come out of my room feeling like a new person!
  • name:Leslie
  • job title:Director
  • cp salon location:The Charles Penzone Grand Salon at Polaris Parkway
  • # of years with cp:7 years
  • my sense of style is:A mood ring. I continuously change my sense of style from day to day.
  • i'm inspired by:People and their stories, continuing education and my family.
  • why am i passionate about what i do?Because I have the opportunity to do what I love every day!
  • name:Catalina
  • job title:Licensed Esthetician & Licensed Nail Professional
  • cp salon location:The Charles Penzone Grand Salon in Dublin
  • # of years with cp:8 years
  • my sense of style is:Classic with retro influence.
  • i'm inspired by:Art, nature and my guests. I love finding beauty in everything around me.
  • why am i passionate about what i do?My guests! Meeting and working with different people every day and helping them achieve their goals in skin and nail care.
  • name:Marnie
  • job title:Licensed Esthetician
  • cp salon location:The Charles Penzone Grand Salon in Gahanna/New Albany
  • # of years with cp:3.5 years
  • my sense of style is:Hair colors may be found in nature...if you look hard enough.
  • i'm inspired by:Color and beauty from nature and human design.
  • why am i passionate about what i do?I love what I do because I love who I do it for! I'm addicted to the love I get from my fabulous guests!
  • name:Mia
  • job title:Master Nail Professional
  • cp salon location:The Charles Penzone Grand Salon at Polaris Parkway
  • # of years with cp:10.5 years
  • my sense of style is:Eclectic. I wear different things depending on my mood.
  • i'm inspired by:My amazing family and friends who support me.
  • why am i passionate about what i do?I love doing nails for many reasons. It's fun and I love to see the before and after. It's also very rewarding to see people leave really happy about their service I provided. It makes people feel good to look down and see newly polished nails!