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PBA Announces New Board Of Directors

PBA Announces New Board Of Directors

Professional Beauty Association (PBA) Announces  New Board of Directors

And Leadership Council Members for 2011 - 2013 Term

Max Wexler of Beauty Craft Supply & Equipment Co. Named New PBA Chair

Phoenix, AZ (August 15, 2011) - As the professional beauty industry's leading association representing manufacturers, distributors, salon/spa owners, and individual licensed professionals, the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) is honored to announce its newly elected Board of Directors and Leadership Council members for the 2011 - 2013 term.

Comprised of members from across the industry and nation, these individuals graciously donate their time and talents to promote the mission of PBA and help the broader professional beauty industry prosper.

PBA's new Executive Council of the Board of Directors for 2011 - 2013 will consist of Chair: Max Wexler of Beauty Craft Supply & Equipment Co., Vice Chair: Scott Buchanan, Scott J Salons & Spas, and Treasurer: Bruce Selan of Zotos International. Scott Buchanan PBA Vice Chair Scott Buchanan - New PBA Vice Chair.

"I am honored and humbled to be the new Chair of the Professional Beauty Association. In addition to the many recent PBA initiatives that have launched ranging from education to government advocacy, there is still much more to be done. I invite all beauty professionals to join me and my fellow industry volunteers at PBA in helping to make our industry the best it can be," said Max Wexler, PBA's new Chair.

Incoming Board Officers:

Max Wexler (Chair), President, Beauty Craft Supply & Equipment Co. Scott Buchanan (Vice Chair), President, Scott J. Salons & Spas Bruce Selan (Treasurer), Zotos International

Incoming Board of Directors:

Harlan Kirshner, Kirschner Group Beth Hickey, Spa Specialties Representatives,

PBA is also proud to welcome the following new Leadership Council members. Terms are for two years.

Manufacturing Leadership Council (Incoming):

Ken Russo (Conair Corporation)

Colin Walsh (Matrix USA)

Distributor Leadership Council (Incoming):

Cynthia Heisser (Ultimate Beauty Companies)

Salon & Spa Leadership Council (Incoming):

Oliver Steinnagel (Oliver's Hair Salon)

Beauty Professionals | NCA Leadership Council (Incoming):

James Jordan (Matthew Ray Salon/KMS California Global Marketing)

PBA would like to thank its outgoing Board of Directors and Leadership Council members for their service and dedication to the association.

Board of Directors (Outgoing):

John Heffner (CND)

Marlene Bridge (Educator and Consultant)

Manufacturing Leadership Council (Outgoing):

George Schaeffer (OPI)

Bruce Selan (Zotos International)

Salon & Spa Leadership Council (Outgoing):

Cary O'Brien (Cary O'Brien's Design & Color Spa)

Beauty Professionals | NCA Leadership Council (Outgoing):

Kris Kutcher (Kristopher's Hair Studio)

For more information on PBA's Board of Directors, Leadership Councils, and how to volunteer with PBA, please visit

More About PBA

The Professional Beauty Association's (PBA) purpose is to advance the professional beauty industry by providing its members with business tools, government advocacy, education, networking, events and more to ensure business and career success with integrity. PBA is the largest organization of beauty professionals with members representing salons and spas, distributors, manufacturers and licensed professionals with the addition of the National Cosmetology Association (NCA). Visit or call 800.468.2274 (480.281.0424) to learn more.

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