Delivering exceptional education and providing sustainable beauty careers has been the mission of Pivot Point International, Inc., Chicago, throughout its 53-year history. To prioritize focus on developing innovative educational content and delivery, Pivot Point announces a partnership agreement with Denise Provenzano of Zano Salons, a successful business owner with four salons and spas in the Chicagoland area.
As part of the agreement, Provenzano will lead day-to-day operations at Pivot Point Academy in Bloomingdale, Illinois. This will let Pivot Point monitor the educational effectiveness of its curriculum in a real salon setting.
In making the announcement, Robert Passage, Chairman and CEO of Pivot Point International, said, “This alliance will allow Pivot Point to continue using our Bloomingdale location as a research and development incubator. It will give us the opportunity to follow a student’s trajectory from the school to the salon and help close the loop in the lifecycle of the student.”
Provenzano, a well-known leader in the salon industry with more than 25 years of salon experience, currently serves as president of Cosmetologists Chicago, one of the largest associations of salon professionals in the world.
Provenzano added, “I am personally and professionally thrilled to partner with Pivot Point and the Passage family in developing the most exciting cosmetology school in the industry. Expanding Zano into the educational arena has long been a dream of mine. With Pivot Point-educated salon professionals, I know that Zano and other salons in my area will get the best trained cosmetologists in the industry.”
About Pivot Point: Pivot Point International delivers exceptional beauty education designed to help students, educators and owners excel. With deep industry knowledge, Pivot Point offers fully integrated content, products and tools available in six continents, and is translated into multiple languages. Founded by Leo Passage in 1962, Pivot Point remains committed to his legacy of providing sustainable careers. Visit them at pivot-point.com or find them on Facebook and Instagram.