In addition to serving as senior editor for American Salon, Jolene Turner is responsible for spearheading the publication's digital media activities. Turner writes and researches topics related to hair and skincare, from new technological advancements to what salon owners are doing to make their businesses a success. Outside of work, Jolene volunteers for the NYC-based non-profit Anjellicle Cats Rescue and writes and performs comedy theater.
Lisa Marie Garcia Named VP of Shows & Education at Farouk
Lisa Marie Garcia has been named the Vice President of Shows & Education for Farouk Systems, the official hair care sponsor of the Miss Universe Organization and makers of CHI and Biosilk brands. Since 2008, Garcia has overseen numerous national and international trade shows, and recently worked as the Director of Shows & Education. Prior to becoming Shows Director, she spent several years as one of Farouk’s top Creative Artists and Educators.
“We have some exciting things happening in our shows and education department right now at Farouk,” Garcia said. “I’m pleased to be such an integral part of it and look forward a game-changing 2012!”