Jeff's extensive network of salon partners provide wonderful matching opportunities for students and salons alike.

When appropriate, Jeff helps place exceptional students in an externship for hands on training with the goal of kick starting a successful future in cosmetology.

Partnerships are one of the many reasons why Manning Academy is the best choice for career oriented students.

Call 360-694-8483 or schedule a complimentary career consultation.

Featured Mentors

Becca Kreger

Since graduating from the Manning Academy in 2012, Becca has built up a great clientele at Impressions in Hair Design. Becca is so happy that she is working in the beauty industry thanks to her experience at Manning Academy.

Garrett Olmstead

Garrett started with the cosmetology program at the Manning Academy, externed at Tangles Hair Salon and now works there as a full time stylist. Garrett has a full schedule of clients and is preparing to become an educator for an international product line.

James Olmstead

James graduated from Manning Academy and is now working in a management position in the cosmetology field.

Robbie Charles Holliday-Smith

Robbie enrolled at Manning Academy in 2011, beginning his adventure working in the industry. After graduating, he furthered his education in Portland working under two Master Barbers. Robbie likes to bring an old school, classic style to the urban barbershop he currently works at, Cams Cuts Barbershop.

Tina Palmer and Emily Dorn

Tina and Emily both began their cosmetology careers at Manning Academy and now work together running On the Fringe.

Kevin Clancy and Mary Wasnock

Kevin and Mary are both gifted stylists who trained at Manning Academy now work together at Salon Solo in downtown Vancouver.