Salon Owner resume example with 19+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

Driven Salon Owner with a 22 year background in the cosmetology industry. Successful at making recommendations along with promoting loyalty to all clients. Extensive experience in hair cutting, styling, bleaching and coloring various types of hair. Highly motivated professional with many years of entrepreneurial and management experience. Skillfully create and maintain professional and loyal relationships with co-workers, staff and clients while effectively providing Elite services. Comfortable working independently as manager and leader and as collaborative team member. History of applying business acumen and experience and exercising decisive judgment to meet and exceed organizational goals.

  • Supervisory abilities
  • Hair coloring, Extensions, Blow drying, Pin ups
  • Payment collection and Bank deposits
  • Scheduling
  • Inventory Control, Product knowledge
  • Precise Haircutting & Highlights
  • Business Operations, Budgeting
  • Issue resolution
Empire Beauty School - Kennesaw Atlanta, GA, Expected in 06/2010 Associate of Arts : Master Cosmetologist - GPA :
  • Continuing education in Master Cosmetology
  • Member of Precise Hair Cutting Club
  • Graduated cum laude
University of The Virgin Islands Charlotte Amalie, VI Expected in 06/2002 Associate of Arts : Business Management - GPA :
  • Barbicide Training - 2020
  • Licensed Master Cosmetologist - 2012-Current
  • Health & Sanitation Training - 2021
  • [Area of expertise] License - [Year]
Work History
Jc Penney - Salon Owner
Waterbury, CT, 02/2015 - 10/2020
  • Promoted services and products.
  • Monitored cleaning methods and chemicals used to verify beauticians adhered to hygiene and safety practices.
  • Oversaw daily salon operations and performed general salon tasks.
  • Ordered beauty products and beauty equipment and maintained inventory.
  • Hired and trained beauticians, as needed.
  • Boosted sales by developing marketing promotions to strengthen outreach.
  • Strengthened tracking of information by creating systems for organizing appointments, records and reports.
  • Developed favorable relationships with vendors and contractors, facilitating contract negotiation and implementation of marketing and sales strategies.
  • Reconciled daily sales and financial transaction reports and prepared bank deposits.
  • Collaborated with staff to maximize customer satisfaction, streamline procedures and improve bottom-line profitability.
  • Managed financial functions such as operations budgeting, accounts payable and accounts receivable and payroll.
  • Provided organizational leadership and established business vision to achieve sales, profit, and revenue goals for consignment fashion, perfume, and accessories store.
  • Reconciled daily sales, returns and financial transaction reports and prepared bank deposits.
  • Stayed abreast of all federal regulations to ensure compliance of organization's processes.
  • Maintained records for High end Salon production, inventory, income, and expenses.
  • Set pricing structures according to market analytics and emerging trends.
  • Grew team with new recruitment strategy, hiring 6 new employees.
  • Increased sales volume 30% in 3 months and total profit 45%.
  • Maintained staff records, including work schedules, payroll, and salaries.
  • Arranged for regular maintenance services for all beauty equipment.
  • Stayed current with market trends to determine optimal pricing of goods and services and to capitalize on emerging opportunities.
Omni Hotels - Salon Manager
Houston, TX, 06/2012 - 01/2015
  • Coached and trained employees to optimize performance and achieve demanding business objectives.
  • Set, enforced and optimized internal policies to maintain efficiency and responsiveness to demands.
  • Scheduled employees to maintain adequate coverage during business hours.
  • Grew repeat client base by 35% through effective marketing and customer service.
  • Maximized business efficiency by completing thorough and accurate daily management tasks such as overseeing registers, organizing inventory and delegating tasks.
  • Controlled inventory by tracking expenses, purchases and shelf stock.
  • Grew customer numbers and boosted loyalty with strategic engagement and marketing strategies.
  • Answered over 50 phone calls and emails per day by taking detailed messages and relaying messages to appropriate personnel.
  • Built business through commitment to excellent customer service, resulting in customer loyalty and retention.
  • Collaborated with team of 4 manicurists for efficient, high-quality service and 100% customer satisfaction.
  • Met with customers to discuss upcoming events and style requirements.
  • Worked to continuously increase salon business through effective sales, service and operations policies.
Marcias Beauty Salon - Salon Assistant
City, STATE, 06/1996 - 01/2008
  • Educated clients on how to maintain healthy hair.
  • Supported reception efficiency by taking phone calls, inputting appointments and collecting payments.
  • Created memorable customer experiences by including special services such as head and neck massages during appointments.
  • Set appointments for approximately 8 clients per day.
  • Kept work areas, tools and equipment clean and properly sanitized to minimize risk and cross-contamination.
  • Helped prepare clients for hair service.
  • Processed payments by entering sales in register.
  • Massaged clients' scalp during shampoos.

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School Attended

  • Empire Beauty School - Kennesaw
  • University of The Virgin Islands

Job Titles Held:

  • Salon Owner
  • Salon Manager
  • Salon Assistant


  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Arts

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