Virginia Lane Salon
A talented and experienced hair designer, Jennifer believes her greatest skill is listening to her clients. Her ability to learn what works (and what doesn’t work) for them allows her to achieve her goal of creating effortless looks that suit individual lifestyles and personalities. Jennifer loves art in all of its forms, and enjoys photography, music and spending time with her family when not at the salon.
Wyoming native Brittany moved to Billings to attend Blanco-Blanco Cosmetology School before joining the Virginia Lane salon team. She enjoys all facets of her work, particularly doing color, and has participated in hair shows in Billings and Seattle. Brittany, who always loves trying new hair and fashion styles herself, believes strongly in the Blanco-Blanco message of listening to clients to help them achieve their beauty goals. She still loves to visit family in Wyoming, traveling and being outdoors.
Having the opportunity to attend international beauty shows and taking classes from industry icons Eric Fisher, Luis Lacari and Christopher Dove has given Lenita the knowledge and insight needed to meet the Blanco-Blanco standard of cutting edge design. She enjoys every aspect of her work, including working in a salon so committed to teamwork and exceptional client service. In her off hours, Lenita loves spending time with her husband and sons.
Staying current on techniques and trends is important to Kayce, who always participates in the technique classes available through Blanco-Blanco. She has undergone training in advanced cutting, dry cutting, advanced color and men’s cutting and styling. An advocate of the philosophy that teamwork leads to an excellent experience and great customer service, Kayce’s specialties include cuts, colors, styles and facial waxing.
For Anita, great service means helping her clients discover their individual style while making them feel special, comfortable and confident throughout the appointment. She has an eye for color, stays current on the latest design trends and loves to try new styles. Anita also loves to try new hobbies and explore her artistic side, as well as spending time outdoors and being with family and friends.
For Maggie, it is important that every client walks out the door with a smile knowing they’ve just enjoyed a wonderful Blanco-Blanco experience. She loves fashion and looks for ways to create a fresh new look for every client who sits in her chair. Maggie, who went to college near Seattle, completed her cosmetology studies at Blanco-Blanco and today excels in hair cutting and coloring as well as facial waxing. This Billings native loves staying active by playing volleyball, spending time with family and friends and having fun outdoors.
Montana native, Abigail Miller attended the Blanco Blanco Cosmetology School, where she learned and perfected her hair and client skills. She understands how important it is to listen to what clients are asking for. She strives to make her clients experience one that will make them return again and again. Abigail has a fun, upbeat personality and pays close attention to new and upcoming fashion trends. She offers cutting, coloring and perming services, as well as facial waxing. Outside of the Virginia Lane Salon, she enjoys being outdoors and spending time with family and friends..
Jan Brumwell (Salon Director)
As a salon director, Jan always keeps client experience as her top priority. She enjoys talking and getting to know each one, then looks for opportunities make their visit professional, comfortable and exceptional. After hours, Jan spends lots of time with her family and friends hiking and camping.
Julie Sievertsen (Salon Director)
As a salon director, Julie’s days are always busy ones, as she is responsible for bookkeeping and payroll as well as greeting clients at the front desk. Her professionalism and cheerful disposition go far in ensuring a wonderful client experience. When not in the salon, Julie enjoys spending time in her garden.
Kim Waldmann (Salon Director)
Always learning and looking for ways to reinvent her own style, Kim is also constantly looking for new ways to fulfill the Blanco-Blanco mission of providing an unmatched level of customer service to every client as a salon director. Currently working towards her Master’s Degree, Kim spends most of her off-hours studying and spending time with friends and family.
Building exceptional relationships with her clients and remembering their preferences has helped Elke create a successful hair design career at Blanco-Blanco. Her comprehensive approach both to service and design assures client satisfaction whether they are in for a simple shampoo and style or a complete makeover. When not working, Elke enjoys gardening, cooking and baking.
With a personal style that is casual, classic and colorful, Kelley’s goal is to make each of her clients look and feel their best with every appointment, making sure they love their hair before they walk out the door. A graduate of Blanco-Blanco Cosmetology School, Kelley specializes in braiding and waxing, excels in color techniques and is known for her ability to create the most natural weaves. Kelley is a crafter and gardener who loves to take long walks with her two dogs.
Annie has always had an eye for art and beauty, graduating with a degree in fine arts with an emphasis on painting and photography. She also attended Blanco-Blanco Cosmetology School, where she found a new way of expressing her creativity. One of her greatest joys is applying color, which she uses to create a background for innovative styles. In particular, baliage techniques, in which color is painted onto hair rather than foiled, allow her to deliver a unique look to each of her clients. When not helping her clients, Annie enjoys gardening, cooking and painting.
As a graduate of the Blanco Blanco Cosmetology School, Shayna loves to work with newest trends in hair color, haircuts and styles. With a personality that is sincere and caring, Shayna’s goal is to leave her clients feeling great and loving their hair. Shayna likes to spend her time outdoors with her friends and family.
Tammy Rambin (Heights Director)
As the director of the Heights Salon, Tammy greets every client with a smile and is constantly looking for the best ways to meet their needs. A graduate of Blanco-Blanco Cosmetology School, she also ensures that the salon is always clean, organized and inviting. In her personal time, Tammy loves attending her children’s sporting events, reading and taking family camping trips.
David Blanco’s technical and innovative artistry has been featured in shows in cities including Milan, London, Paris, New York and Los Angeles for more than 30 years. Now, he and his outstanding instructors are sharing their knowledge and expertise with students at Blanco-Blanco Cosmetology School.Known throughout the world for cutting-edge style and innovative trends, Blanco-Blanco Cosmetology School is the first choice for classic hair, style, design and the latest techniques in cosmetology instruction. Our curriculum has been carefully created to meet the exacting standards of the world’s top salons, and our staff and instructors are committed to the success of every student.
With two floor levels of lab and classroom space, Blanco-Blanco Cosmetology School has everything top students are looking for in a well-rounded and exciting educational experience. Our goal is to produce professional, confident, creative and well-trained cosmetologists upon graduation.
We invite you to join our next class and begin your journey to a successful and exciting career in cosmetology. Call, write or download our current literature for more information.
Our Team of Instructors:
For more than 25 years, Blanco-Blanco Cosmetology School instructors have been teaching students to become the next generation of great hair designers. Each has years of practical salon experience combined with extensive international-level training. They are professionals who have built exceptional careers in the field of cosmetology themselves, and who are dedicated to helping their students achieve that same level of knowledge and success.