Some new faces are joining the Olivia Garden International Education Team. The professional hair tools brand recently welcomed four new team members: Wendy Salgado, Tiffany Green, Shawna Jackson, and Francois Bouffard. With over 100 years of experience between them, these new educators have earned their positions in full force and have helped push boundaries in salon professional artistry and advocacy.
Speaking on these new additions to the brand’s education team, Olivia Garden’s Vice President Anne Maza said, “It is incredibly important to us to continuously expand our educator network not only to meet the education needs of our customers, but to continually uphold innovation and diversity in the beauty industry. It is an honor to welcome these new educators to our team.”
If you’re interested in learning more about Olivia Garden’s newest educators, keep scrolling for a closer look at their background.
Wendy Salgado, (@wendysalgadooficial)
Currently based in San Jose, California, Wendy Salgado got her start in beauty after moving to the United States from Honduras and pivoting from her career as a model and television personality. Dedicating herself to her lifelong dream of working in the beauty industry, she emphasizes art and professionalism throughout all of her beauty practices. And back in 2007, she even had the opportunity to represent her home country of Honduras in the Miss Universe pageant.
Tiffany Green, (@tagartistrysalon)
Tiffany Green is a master stylist and the owner of TAG studio in Charlotte, North Carolina. She began her career at the Jean Madeline Aveda Concept School in Philadelphia and has put education—both her own and that of other stylists—at the forefront of her trade. With over 25 years of experience, Green has spent her career perfecting the art of styling and caring for textured hair and uses her educator license to forward these skills.
Shawna Jackson, (@steampunked_salon)
A career hairstylist with over 35 years of experience, Shawna Jackson is the owner of Steampunk’d Salon and Gallery. In addition to being a seasoned ambassador and salon professional, she has worked tirelessly to develop her salon business into a staple of her community in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Now entering her 8th year as an educator, Jackson continues to bring a communication-first approach to her styling and education.
Francois Bouffard, (@francoisbouffard)
A Sherbrook, Quebec native, Francois Bouffard joins the Olivia Garden team with over 30 years of experience as a stylist, master colorist, and educator. Using his experience to continually improve his skill, he shares his passion for hairdressing with others, both on the stage and off of it. Through developing extraordinary technical expertise, Francois realized his passion resided in teaching. Now, he is excited to use his position as an Olivia Garden educator to share his teaching and the pleasure of making precise cuts as well as creative hairstyles.
For the full list of Olivia Garden educators, be sure to visit the Olivia Garden website. And to keep up with the brand’s newest educators, be sure to follow their social accounts as well as @oliviagarden_int on Instagram.