Faculty and Staff
Meet our team of industry professionals.
At Atlantic Hairstyling and Aesthetics Academy, our award-winning team of licensed industry professionals take the time to mentor each individual student and prepare them for the career path ahead.
Together, we are an educational facility that strives for excellence and provides a collaborative effort between students and award-winning teaching staff.
Carolyn Russan-True, owner-operator of Atlantic Aesthetics Academy, followed her truest passion of hairstyling in 1976, and later coupled that with her background in education in 1980 when she first opened Atlantic Hairstyling Academy.
Becky Lewis has 20 years of experience teaching and 35 years in the industry, specializing and educating as a Redken performing artist and Redken certified colorist. Ms. Lewis takes pride in and enjoys helping young professionals discover and grow their passion for hairstyling from beginning to end. She believes in doing something you love and is dedicated to bringing quality education to all her students.
Victoria Fairley graduated in 2006. Her passion for the industry and sharing knowledge and her dedication to upgrading her own training led her to a teaching career at Atlantic in 2011. Mrs Fairley’s pride and commitment to working with all learning styles has awarded her and her students with multiple recognitions for high theory and practical provincial exam marks.
Contact a member of our award-winning team today!