Stephen Moody

Stephen Moody new role

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A man of gravitas when it comes to hairdressing nous – he’s an educator of great reputation having worked with and been super-close to Vidal Sassoon for years. The company says, that in his new role, Stephen joins fellow Artistic Directors Robert Cromeans, Colin Caruso, Paula Peralta, John Mosley, and Editorial Director Noogie Thai in developing seasonal trend reports and crafting hairdressing curricula. Stephen will lead the development of innovative education programming for a new Paul Mitchell Professional Academy in Santa Monica, CA. 

What’s the story? 

Angus Mitchell with Michaeline and John Paul De Joria

JPMS remains a family business and utterly true to the brand heritage as founded by Paul Mitchell and John Paul De Joria four decades ago. [See more HERE] . Today the company its headed up still by John Paul, along with his daughter Michaeline DeJoria as CEO and Paul’s son Angus as co-owner and Artistic Director of Education. Angus says:  “With our company’s commitment to education, I am thrilled to welcome Stephen to John Paul Mitchell Systems. As one of the world’s most accomplished educators, Stephen will help our salon partners to further elevate their craft and success as salon professionals.”

Winnie Harlow and dogs

Winnie Harlow is part of the JPMS campaign

As the exclusive distributor of Paul Mitchell in the UK, Salon Success share their excitement on the news: “Education has always been at the heart of Sally Salon Services supporting our hairdressing community. As  the sole distributor for Paul Mitchell in the UK,  Stephen Moody joining Paul Mitchell as Artistic Director is such exciting news for us all. Stephen’s illustrious career has been focused on educating hairdressers globally and we look forward to working closely with him in the future.” Jeremy Inns, Senior Director, Full Service Sales – Sally Europe

Stephen’s know-how

For the past nine years, Stephen has served as Global Education Dean for a leading professional brand. He hasdeveloped revolutionary education to arm salon professionals with the intellectual and creative tools to increase their earning potential. During the pandemic, Stephen pivoted to the digital and virtual space, and hosted 200+ hands-on seminars throughout the world.

Stephen holds many titles and awards, including 2021 NAHA Haircutter of the Year. He was also a finalist for NAHA 2021 Educator of the Year, and he will soon receive the coveted Intercoiffure Mondial Knight Award in Paris.

A haircutter and career educator, Stephen says, “I am thrilled to join JPMS, a company whose heritage andcommitment is fully aligned with mine—dedicated to helping hairdressers excel in their craft and enjoy a highly successful career.

According to Jason Yates, President of JPMS, “Bringing Stephen on board, with his globally recognized name,reputation and strength in educating, reinforces our commitment of support to the professional salon community. As a fellow hairdresser and educator, I have known Stephen to always be relatable, approachable, and full of fresh ideas. He is a perfect cultural fit for JPMS, and we could not be happier to have him in a leadership role with our artistic team.


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