About Us


“Our dedicated team includes former Platform Artists, Company Educators, Stylists, Salon Owners and Salon Managers. This team is excited about contributing to your learning experience both in the classroom and on the services floor where you apply your skills.”

Meet the Team

We have dedicated staff that is excited about contributing to your learning experience!

Debi Townsend-Director

Debi Townsend


Mary Reinhardt-Lead Educator

Mary Reinhardt

Lead Educator

Donia Booth-Educator

Donia Booth


Hollie Cowart Educator

Hollie Cowart



Pam Clopton


Jennifer Gervais-Educator

Jennifer Gervais


Courtney Washburn-Front Desk Coordinator

Courtney Washburn

Front Desk Coordinator

Dejah Burson-Front Desk Coordinator

Dejah Burson

Front Desk Coordinator

The Salon Professional Academy

Careers for the Creative!

We are driven to help you grow and succeed and are excited about your future! We believe you must have fun, work hard and laugh to make a difference in people’s lives, and our training methods and environment support just that! Our interactive materials are designed for the visual learner, enhanced with real world case studies – not just theory. Our small class size in Huntsville can prepare you for cosmetology careers and promotes an intimate learning environment where everybody knows your name.

Click here to learn more about our cosmetology program.


Here at The Salon Professional Academy in Huntsville, we pride ourselves in exceptional work, whether that be beauty education or salon services*. Here is what our clients and students have to say about their experiences here! You can read more reviews, or leave one for us, on our Facebook! Google Reviews:
“Thank you Jessica Sneed! Love the color, products you introduced me to, styling methods, and attention to details that highlighted my appearance and spirits!  You’re an amazing young lady and stylist!  I’m going to enjoy watching you continue to excel!”
– Jean Whitt, 5 Stars “I love it I go to school here.. The atmosphere here the students and teachers are really nice and everyone gets a great experience but everyone gets there own special experience…”
– Courtney Hanratta, 5 Stars “Got a pedicure by Anastasia Hatchett! It was great and very professional! Will be returning! Thanks!”
– Kayla Erskine, 5 Stars

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