Best Advice: Nick Stenson

Never Say No. 

Be open to going the extra mile and taking advantage of every opportunity to build your clientele and career –  that's the message from JCP and Matrix Creative Director Nick Stenson on how he got to be among the leading professionals in the industry – and leader to over 13,000 professionals at JC Penney Salons.  

About: Gordon is VP of Digital at American Salon where he works with the entire editorial team as well as with the considerable resources of parent company Questex to bring you stories, resources and more, 24/7. Gordon can be found online at or as @gordnm on Instagram. In real-time, you can find Gordon at major beauty events where he often teaches classes on business and career development as well as best practices in digital and social media.  Email Gordon at [email protected].

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