Academic Development Manager
Lisha Barnes currently serves as the Academic Development Manager for Milady. She is responsible for developing and delivering academic and business programs for the Cosmetology Industry. She is a licensed cosmetologist, instructor, and barber and is committed to improving the quality of cosmetology education. She received a Bachelors of Science in Communications from Eastern New Mexico University.
Lisha completed her cosmetology training at Olympian University of Cosmetology, where she also served as Administrator for two campuses for over ten years. She is a former Director of Education for a chain of Cosmetology schools.
Barnes is a former NACCAS Commissioner, a member of Cosmetology Educators of America and has worked on numerous writing projects for Milady.
She teaches educational seminars for The Career Institute, where her experiences in education, communications and administration add insight to her presentations.