Our Team

  1. Cinta Gibbons President

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    With over 20 years in the beauty industry in Europe and the US, and having run a successful San Francisco salon for over 15 years, Cinta Gibbons is the ideal partner to own and operate the Cinta Aveda Institute, San Francisco.

    Cinta Salon opened in 1991, and from the beginning attracted the best and brightest in the beauty industry; salon professionals passionate about beauty and dedicated to delivering current and cutting-edge styles. In April of 1995, her salon was invited to join the prestigious Intercoiffure Modaile, an international association that promotes excellence in the beauty industry.

    Cinta is committed to continually mentoring and nurturing new talent, and is a renowned leader in promoting the highest level of excellence in the profession. Cinta is excited to connect her team of salon professionals to people interested in starting a career in the beauty industry.

  2. Jennifer Goddard Esthiology Educator

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  3. Joseph Gomez Cosmetology Educator

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  4. Ashley Montes Guest Services Team Lead

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  5. Rachel Nevius Cosmetology Educator

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  6. Christopher Ohnesorge Cosmetology Educator

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  7. Shawn Peltier Esthetics Educator

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    Shawn is a licensed cosmetologist with over 15 years of experience in beauty. Before becoming a resident Cinta Aveda Educator, he worked all over the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia as a global director of make-up artistry. He has conducted numerous seminars, coached and developed sales artistry teams, and led press-related opportunities around the world. His industry accomplishments include years of executing backstage beauty at New York Fashion Week, along with celebrity press junkets and photo shoots, and creating images for international fashion magazines. He also has an extensive background in cosmetic/skincare brand education. Prior to his residency in the department of esthetics, he shared his professional artistry expertise as a frequent guest presenter at Cinta Aveda Institute. Simply put, Shawn has a passion for teaching.

  8. Jason Pulido Barbering Educator

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