Gwen has been in the hair and beauty industry for 33 years and has enjoyed every aspect of the industry.
Gwen’s professionalism has evolved with many advanced training sessions in business and leadership skills. She keeps up with the latest trends by attending many classes in colouring and cutting classes.
This year, 2014 marks the 20 th Anniversary of First Impressions Hair and Skin Team. Gwen has owned and managed the salon with her daughter, Jen while continuing to service a full clientele. Gwen has used the Aveda line also for 33 years and stands true to this product. Using products that are sustainably sourced and good for you. She believes in giving back to the community through fund raisers and caring for the world we live in.
Her enthusiasm and passion for doing hair is like no other. She enjoys every guest equally and attentively listens to their needs. Her greatest motivator is to help mentor her New Talent Stylists to be great Stylists themselves. She coaches them to care for and be considerate of their Team’s needs plus the awareness of the environment.
The entire Team works hard to give their customers a memorable experience that leaves them relaxed, satisfied and above all looking great.
Gwen’s newest enjoyment is her Granddaughter and always enjoys making special time for her husband, daughter and family. Gwen recently co-authored a chapter of her Mother’s life in the up coming edition of “First Lady Nation”. This inspiring book will be available August 2014. Gwen loves the outdoors, camping, canoeing, and bird watching. Her favorite travel destination is Costa Rica and she diligently practices Spanish.