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Winn Claybaugh, Co-Founder, Salty Dawg

Winn Claybaugh is the author of Be Nice (Or Else!) and the founder, co- owner, and dean of Paul Mitchell Advanced Education, a franchisor of more than 100 cosmetology and/or barbering schools throughout the United States. The young company was ranked three years in a row (2006–2008) in the top 10 of Franchise Times magazine’s Fast 55, a ranking of the fastest growing young franchises, and has repeatedly ranked in the Top 50 and earned Best in Category in Franchise Business
Review’s Franchisee Satisfaction Awards.  A popular seminar leader, keynote speaker, educator, and consultant,  Winn inspires businesses to build their brands and create successful  working cultures. His clients have included Southwest Airlines, the Irvine
Company, Vidal Sassoon, Entertainment Tonight, Mattel, For Rent magazine, and many others, from hospitals to apartment communities.

Since 1995, Winn has interviewed over 325 business professionals for his popular MASTERS podcast series, which has more than 1 million downloads. He serves on the boards of directors of three nonprofit organizations and his numerous accolades include the prestigious Ellis Island Medal of Honor. He was also  named a finalist in the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. For his contributions to the hair and beauty industry, American Salon named him one of the top five “Industry Leaders Who Helped Revolutionize Education,” and the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) made him the youngest person ever named to their Hall of Leaders. 

Since 2004, Winn led the Paul Mitchell School network to collectively raise  over $24 million for multiple charitable organizations. Winn has been honored with Friendly House’s Humanitarian of the Year award, Thirst Project’s Vision Award, the Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking’s (Cast) Visionary Leadership Award, and No Limits’ Ambassador and Champion of Children awards.

Intro video: https://vimeo.com/140170785
Facebook: @WinnClaybaughpage
Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Clubhouse: @WinnClaybaugh


Contact Info on Winn Claybaugh:
Winn on LinkedIn

Contact info on Salty Dawg:

Salty Dawg on Web


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