Our Team

Our Team

DEBBY MACHARIA

CEO of Beauty Profs

Debby, Beauty Profs CEO has been in the Beauty Industry for over 20 years. Her education, product expertise and interest in the beauty industry has resulted in the Beauty Profs Brand of superior products.

MS. SOLANGE TUYISHIME

Brand Ambassador

President and CEO of Elevate International, Solange was born and raised in East Africa before escaping war and genocide at the age of 13. Since then, she has dedicated her life to unifying women across Canada and the world.

MARLENE L. GRANT, CPA, CGA

Accountant

Debby, Beauty Profs CEO has been in the Beauty Industry for over 20 years. Her education, product expertise and interest in the beauty industry has resulted in the Beauty Profs Brand of superior products.

GISELE SALAZAR

Legal Adviser

Gisele Salazar is a technology licensing and IP lawyer licensed to practice in Ontario, Canada. Gisele read law at the University of Cambridge and trained as a barrister in London, England. She then articled and qualified as a solicitor at Lovells LLP (now Hogan Lovells). since 2009 she has specialized in advising clients on all aspects of commercial law, data protection and IP protection at LaBarge Weinstein LLP, a leading business law firm with a focus on startups and knowledge-based companies.

VANESSA KANU

Strategic Adviser

Vanessa Kanu is a colleague and strategic adviser to CEO Debby Macharia. Vanessa is currently Senior Vice President Finance of a major technology company with over $1 Billion of annual revenue and approximately 4000 employees worldwide. Vanessa is a Chartered Accountant in Canada and a Certified Public Accountant in the United States (Illinois). She is also a member of the International Women’s Forum. In 2017 she was a recipient of the Ottawa 40 Under 40 Awards by the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce and the Ottawa Business Journal.

JANE NJIHIA

Health Research Consultant

Jane holds a postgraduate degree in epidemiology from the University of Toronto. Jane’s work in health and medical research has been recognized nationally and internationally. Jane is an integral part Beauty Profs; advising on medical and health related issues.

PAULA WHITELOCKE

Trainer

Paula has indulged in many different avenues within the Beauty Industry. From Lead Hairstylist at the Safara Fashion Show to Educating the Apprentice Hairstylists at Algonquin College to owning and running her salon, Curly Hair Designs.

CLAUDETTE WILKINSON

Trainer

Claudette is a certified cosmetologist and hairdresser. She is the owner of Silver and Gold Beauty Salon in Ottawa, Ontario.

SARAH ONEA

Trainer

Sarah has been a pHusion champion for over 5 years. She has mastered the brand earning herself the title of pHusioNaturals Expert and National Trainer. Her clients have benefited from Sarah's expertise, professionalism and most of all her passion for the industry.

TEUILA MAU

Web Designer

With over 12 years experience in web design and development, Teuila is Beauty Prof’s web administrator. She is dedicated to ensuring a positive and informative web experience for all Beauty Prof customers.