Michelle Slater

Financial Aid Director

Michelle Slater received her Cosmetology License in 1985 and Instructors License in 1989. Michelle currently works in the Financial Aid Department and as a part-time Cosmetology Instructor on the clinic floor. Michelle helps students with their financial aid, verification! Michelle may be contacted at mslater@cobbbeautycollege.edu 

Jamie McKinnon

Director of Student Services

Jamie McKinnon has been at our accredited cosmetology school since December of 2009. She received her Cosmetology license in 2011 and began working for the school soon after. Jamie is the Director of Student Services at our beauty school. She helps students with their FAFSA, verification, financing options, and much more! Jamie enjoys playing board games and is currently working on her Masters Degree in Business Analytics. She may be contacted at jmckinnon@cobbbeautycollege.edu

Gwen Stradley


Gwen’s dream of an exciting career—one that did not involve sitting in a cubicle—brought her into cosmetology. She is an expert in color techniques, hair straightening treatments, and permanents. She has been in the industry for 14 years and joins us from Three-13 Salon, Spa & Boutique where she was a Master Technician. Spending time with family and friends, as well as painting and writing, are activities that Gwen enjoys in her free time.