We love how each of our instructors brings such a different aspect of this amazing industry to our students.
Samantha has been a licensed hairstylist for over 32 years. Her specialties include hair coloring and cutting. She is also a certified Pravana colorist. She divides her time between being a UCC instructor and still active behind the chair in the salon. Samantha strives to provide clients with quality haircare and great customer service. She works to instill her love of this industry into her students. She truly believes that you are always learning and encourages her students to continue advanced education classes throughout their careers. Samantha enjoys spending time with her husband of 20 years and their 2 sons
Ashley is a proud graduate of a high school cosmetology career center program in which she completed before she graduated high school. After 5 years behind the chair and working as a product educator, she decided to fulfill the prophecy of my third-grade teacher and become a cosmetology instructor. At the end of her 16th year of practice, she was diagnosed with a rare disease that almost ended not only her career but her life. She decided on December 20th, 2016 that her story would not end, just change. A little over 3 years later she was introduced to the family at UCC and knew she had found the place that would understand that her deficits and allow her to thrive and grow. "My goal in life is to show others no matter what obstacles life puts in your way, you can still be anything you dream to be! "
Quincella Williams has been licensed for 23 years. Her journey started with SuperCuts as a stylist which lead to a Management position for the Manhattan and Queens division. She then moved to Richmond Virginia as a Senior Manager for Great Clips. In this position, she helped train and support seven locations. In May 2009 she moved her family to South Carolina. She became the District Leader for SuperCuts for the Greenville & Spartanburg area. She always loved teaching her team haircuts, color, customer service and the importance of recommending retail products. To continue sharing her knowledge became a licensed instructor which lead her to Upstate College of Cosmetology and "I loving it!" .
Harley is a licensed cosmetologist with 5+ years of experience in providing clients with top-notch hairstyles, finessing complex up-dos, and specializing in hand-tied and tape-in extensions. She is skilled in working with clients to achieve a desired look and #hairgoals. Harley is detail-oriented and able to work in fast-paced environments while providing exceptional customer service. She is dedicated to remaining up-to-date with the latest hair trends, products, and technologies. Harley enjoys spending her free time with friends and family and traveling. Harley has always been interested in helping others and became interested in teaching so that she can share her hair knowledge with her students. Harley has a passion for hair that she has always wanted to share with those around her!
Darion was able to graduate from high school as a licensed cosmetologist in 2014. This gave her the amazing opportunity to get right behind the chair! She worked for 5 years in the salon atmosphere, two different salons. "I found where my heart was and I fell even more in love with this profession." During this time she married the love of her life, who is a firefighter. While growing their life together, she decided to take a break from the salon, when the door for her to work in the financial world opened, another passion of hers. while in this position she became a mother to a beautiful daughter and stayed home with her for the first year. She then decided to follow her heart, when another amazing opportunity opened up for her to be an instructor with us.
Before venturing onto the hair world. I worked as a Registered Nurse and also volunteered my time as a Parish Nurse. I have also been involved as an Entrepreneur with Direct Sales Companies as well as online retail sales. I have a large extended family that helps to fill my world with love. I am involved with several area ministries such as Pickens County Shelter of Hope and Hagood Mills. My involvement with the school opened the door for me to form a partnership in a cosmetology association for continuing education classes four years ago. I still work parttime as an RN, While owning and operating our amazing cosmetology school,
Bethany Haile Weber
Bethany and Lynn formed the partnership in the school to help shape students into professionals in the industry in 2015.
Bethany manages the inventory and product lines.
Lynn manages the day to day operations.