Our Wonderful Staff

Gail Miner

President, Owner, Director, Financial Aid Director, Credentialed Instructor

Mrs. Miner began her journey in this industry in 1971 and after completing her education and becoming a licensed professional, she traveled to San Diego, Ca to continue her journey. She has had many opportunities and jobs including an industry professional,  instructor, manager, financial aid officer as well as many others. Mrs. Miner has owned and directed Lancaster Beauty School since August of 1995 and over these past years has enrolled and graduated over 3000 students throughout her time here. She is a well-respected director and owner throughout this institution and industry. Mrs. Miner is a voice within our industry helping to make a brighter future for cosmetologists, manicurist, estheticians, and barbers everywhere. She is a very active director and is constantly involved in the professional organizations within the industry.

Jeri McCarahan

Financial Aid Officer / Administrative Assistant

Jeri has been part of this institution since May 2007. She helps with all things involved in the Administration Office and she enjoys helping students take their first steps towards their career.

Brenda Gifford

Office Assistant / Financial Aid

 

Kyoko Fisher

Supervising Student Salon Floor Instructor, Manicuring (Day) Theory Instructor

Mrs. Fisher has been instructing students in this industry for many years and takes pride in helping students achieve their goals and pass their state board exam. Mrs. Fisher joined our company June 2003, an immediately became our state board expert. She always goes above and beyond and strives for excellence from our students and continues to push them to be hardworking and outstanding cosmetologists, manicurists, and barbers.

Merlene (Kaye) Daggs

Student Salon Floor Instructor, Barber (Day) Theory Instructor

Mrs. Daggs is the second longest standing employee within the company and has instructed numerous students. She has had many years within the industry and many experiences to learn and gain from. Mrs. Daggs brings in that caring nature that every student needs to help them grow.

James Sacca

 Barber (Day) Instructor

Joining our team in May of 2019 James is an Alumi of LBS. He is an outstanding edition to the Lancaster Beauty School education staff. He helps our students excel at retail prescribing, and thorough client consultation. Mr. James loves all of his students and really puts forth that extra effort.  James is not only an Alumni, but a valuable asset to our team. Barber.

Sarah Fawbush

Skin Care Department Instructor / Student Salon Floor Instructor / Administration

Sarah is a licensed Cosmetologist, Barber, and Skin Care Therapist as well as a certified Make-Up Artist from Westmore Academy, Burbank, CA. In addition, she is Certified, Specialist, and Expert Certified with Dermalogica. She is certified with Bella Lash and Borboletta, lash extensions. Sarah is a perfectionist and she applies that trait in her classroom teachings and with every student she has the pleasure of interacting with. Sarah strives to mentor and put out the best skin therapists in the industry upon their graduation. She constantly pushes her students past what they think they are capable of and showes them they are even better. With 60 plus graduates from her teaching career and room she without a doubt puts everything she has into her students, their education, their personal goals and their future careers. She continues to keep in touch and push them throughout their journey and life in this amazing industry and she has had over 25 student recipients for their Post-Graduate Lisa White Spiering Legacy Scholarship awarded to them from the International Dermal Institute and Dermalogica. She always wants the most from her students and she gives it back more in return.

Casey Ferguson

Skin Care Department Substitute Instructor

Casey is a wonderful addition to our skin care department. She holds her Esthetician license. She also attended Mud Make-Up Designory and is a certified makeup artist. In addition, she has a background in special education and her Associate’s Degree in Social and Behavioral Science. Recently she is certified in Bella Lash, lash extensions. She is very compassionate, understanding, and giving to students. She absolutely loves her career and working in the beauty industry guiding future professionals to be their best.

Deborah Luna

Skin Care Department Instructor

Deborah is not only a licensed Esthetician, but a cosmetologist as well.  She is an Alumni of Lancaster Beauty School, and has a passion for Beauty and wellness. Her love of teaching and guiding others has her focused on graduating top Industry Professionals from our Esthetics Class. We are so happy to have her join our amazing team to continue her passion in this industry!

Ruben Ray C. Rivera

Student Salon Floor Instructor,  Substitute Barber (Day) Theory Instructor

Mr. Ruben is licensed in Barbering since 2013, He is currently working in a barber shop and teaching on our student salon floor. Mr. Ruben is an incredibly talented barber and has a lot to show and teach students. He has so much enthusiasm when teaching and guiding/mentoring barbers and cosmetologists.

Marisela Basulto

Student Salon Floor Instructor

Mrs. B currently holds both cosmetology and barbering licenses. She enjoys teaching and guiding the students to be greater with their clients and their services. Mrs. B has been an instructor for 11 years and clearly shows her expertise and love for what she does when she is on our student salon floor with the students.

Gina Talarico

Student Salon Floor Instructor

Ms. Gina is our newest instructor at Lancaster Beauty School. Having more than 10 years of teaching experience, she is an extremely devoted, disciplined, hands on educator. We are excited and overjoyed to have Ms. Gina on our team.

 

Becki Gamboa

Salon Coordinator

Becki is a loyal staple in our Lancaster Beauty School team, she takes care of our guests, as well as our students through whatever their needs may be. She makes sure all of our students get the experience they need with guests and ensures the students receive a great foundation in their education, in order to be great within the industry. Becki joined our team August of 2001 and continues to support our staff, students, and guests with her outstanding efforts.