Incredible Alumni Achievements

Students at Capri Beauty College have access to excellent opportunities and support that can lead to outstanding accomplishments. Over the past years, Capri graduates have received national awards, artistic director positions, opened successful salon and spas and mentored numerous Capri interns. Here a just a few:

Dennis Bartolomei - Owner Dennis Bartolomei Salon, Chicago. Salon of the Year Winner. Michigan Avenue Magazine's list of Chicago Influencers. Intern Mentor. Salon of the Year

Ross Bartolomei - Owner Salon Hype; La Grange, Burr Ridge, & Oakbrook Terrace, IL. Recognized by Allure Magazine as the “Famed Hair Doctor” and Hairdresser on such John Hughes Productions as Uncle Buck and Curly Sue. Ross' salons are among 3% of salons that are completely ammonia-free. Ross Bartolomei

Leah Freeman - Global Healing Color Director at L’ANZA Healing Haircare, Designer/Owner at FUSE Salon and Spa. Leah has traveled the globe as a platform artist, trainer, and color authority. Her session work has appeared in popular trade staples like Modern Salon, American Salon, Salon Today, and Behind the Chair. FUSE Salon and Spa

Giovanni Giuntoli - Tearsheets Artistic Director New York City; Redken Artist. Tearsheets

Neil Grupp - Stylist at The Wall Group NY LA London Paris. Neil has collaborated on major campaigns including Opening Ceremony, Saks, Free People, Rag & Bone, Express, Calvin Klein, GAP, and Amazon. His work has been captured by photographers like Rebekah Campbell, Stef Mitchell, Jack Pierson and James Brodribb and featured in publications like Office Magazine, Interview, The Cut, Vogue Mexico, Allure, W, Twin, L'Officiel, and L'UOMO VOGUE. Neil Grupp The Wall Group

Lisa Kmak - Owner Lisa Thomas Salon; Tinley, Orland Park, Mokena. Educator and Intern Mentor. Lisa Kmak: Stylist, Educator, Salon Owner

Eli Mancha - NAHA Hairstylist of the Year; Owner Bang! salon, Chicago. World Class Platform Artist. Intern Mentor. Team-Bang!

Doyle Sims - Owner Doyle Designed Salon, Flossmoor, Image Consultant, Educator, Photo Stylist, Community Activist. Intern Mentor. Doyle Designed Salon

I made many new friends at Capri. Everyone is so nice and I look forward to going to school. The teachers are very kind and patient. You can tell they really want to help you succeed. Ashley Abel, Graduate