Gina Pieper is the Artistic Director of Empire Education Group and executor of all educational programs for Empire Beauty's 96 beauty schools across the nation.
She began her industry experience as a receptionist and stylist at Looks Unlimited in Wisconsin, quickly becoming an esteemed stylist, gaining valuable experience at top Madison, Wisconsin salons', Manhattan Hair Design and Reprise Hair Studio.
In 2006, Pieper transitioned from stylist to educator as Theory Instructor at Madison College of Cosmetology, where she honed valuable educational skills.
Eager to take on a larger educational role, Pieper joined Empire Education Group in 2007 as a cosmetology instructor, where she executed a successful overhaul of the then-existing curriculum and was the lead instructor for cosmetology and nail technology classes.
Pieper's role as Artistic Director includes preparing and presenting teaching methods and classroom curriculum, as well as running national and regional training camps, to motivate and inspire Empire's 20,000 students and the educators.
has also easily taken the title of Empire's resident beauty expert - her
beauty tips, tricks and trend-forecasting have been quoted in various print and online publications across the country.
license from State College of Beauty
in Wausau, WI and acquired additional accreditation and training through Milwaukee Area Technical College
in Cosmetology Instructor techniques.
Gina Pieper is the Artistic Director of Empire Education Group and executor of all educational programs for Empire Beauty's 96 schools across the nation.