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JIM
COX:
A TRIBUTE
AND TOAST

A

fter 17 and a half years, Jim Cox retired this past summer
as CEO of the American Association of Cosmetology Schools
(AACS). Here, we want to honor and pay tribute to his exemplary leadership and dedicated service to AACS members
and staff. Jim, we salute you and hope you enjoy this
amazing next chapter in your life!

Jim, it certainly has been a pleasure working with you all
of these years and building a lasting friendship along the
way. I wish you nothing but the best and great success in
your retirement. May God bless you and fill your days with
peace, love and laughter!
- Brenda Williams, Proforma Signature Solutions

Thank you so much for your mentorship
into the world of beauty schools. We
have you to thank for navigating us
through the politically complicated
world of beauty education. Through
your guidance, both professionally
and spiritually, we have made our
presence in the schools and created our
NAPPA program.
- Lina Kennedy, Lisanne Wilcox
and NAPPA Team, Alexandria
Professional
Wishing you all of the best as you retire,
and best wishes for a happy, healthy,
life. I value the many years of working
with you as a volunteer on the board and
all of the conferences. You were able to
accomplish many things over the years,
with AACS becoming a more effective
board right at the top of the list. I will
miss you!
- Sally Samuels, FAME

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We would like to thank Jim Cox for
welcoming the ASCP Skin Care Schools
Council to become a committee of AACS
seven years ago. Jim had the vision to
understand that being inclusive of all
beauty and wellness schools would
benefit AACS in continued growth and
diversity. We enjoyed his sense of humor,
knowledge and dedication to the AACS
membership.
- Katie Armitage & Jesse Cormier,
Associated Skin Care, Hair & Nail
Professionals

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Thank you, Great Obi-Wan for your
leadership and guidance. We, especially
me, would have never made it without
you. I'm pleased to call you my friend.
- John Halal (The Grasshopper),
Chemistry Simplified

"

When I think of AACS, I think of Jim
Cox. From my dad introducing me to
Jim when I was just starting out in the
business and on through the years of
ups and downs, Jim was always the
constant. He is a good man and will be
missed. Enjoy your next chapter of life,
Jim! You earned it.
- Jeremy Federico,
Federico Beauty Institute
I remember meeting Jim in Arizona
long before he took control of the
beauty industry. My heart of hearts
belongs to beauty and I was so excited
to hear that Jim came on board. The
growth, presence, improvements
have been unprecedented. I am proud
of Jim's work and honored to have
worked with him, and alongside him,
many times. His contribution will
be felt for many years to come.
- Geno Stampora



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4

Event Recap: CEA Annual Convention
Jim Cox: A Tribute and Toast
Getting to Know Adam P. Nelson
Best Tech Tools for Educators
Stop Wasting Money on Facebook
The Evolution of Beauty Education
Four Ways to Boost Your Brand Across Social Media
Is Your Business the Next Blockbuster?
Workings of Washington
And Then There's Compliance
Superstar Graduate
Beauty Changes Lives
Manlink
Step by Step
Message From The AACS President and CEA Chair
People & Places
New Product & Services
Associate Member Profiles: School & clinic Management Software
New School Members
Upcoming 2016/2017 Events
Index to Advertiser
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BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - Message From The AACS President and CEA Chair
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BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - Event Recap: CEA Annual Convention
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BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - Jim Cox: A Tribute and Toast
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BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - Workings of Washington
BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - 17
BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - Getting to Know Adam P. Nelson
BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - 19
BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - Best Tech Tools for Educators
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BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - 23
BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - Stop Wasting Money on Facebook
BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - 25
BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - And Then There's Compliance
BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - 27
BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - Superstar Graduate
BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - 29
BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - The Evolution of Beauty Education
BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - 31
BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - 32
BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - 33
BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - Four Ways to Boost Your Brand Across Social Media
BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - 35
BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - Is Your Business the Next Blockbuster?
BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - 37
BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - Beauty Changes Lives
BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - 39
BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - Manlink
BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - 41
BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - Step by Step
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BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - 44
BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - People & Places
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BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - New Product & Services
BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - Associate Member Profiles: School & clinic Management Software
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BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - 50
BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - Upcoming 2016/2017 Events
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BeautyLink - Volume 8, Issue 4 - Index to Advertiser
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