Women of Substance: Sara Jones
With a cosmetology license in hand, Sara Jones blazed a career path that’s brought her to lead Joico/ISO, one of the most dynamic manufacturers in industry. After working two years behind the chair, Sara Jones became an educator for Redken, traveling a five-state region in the Midwest educating salons in haircolor. She eventually moved into sales management, holding executive positions for several top manufacturers, including Wella, Graham Webb, Sebastian and Matrix, before finding her way to Joico in 2005. In 2011, Jones was named the City of Hope’s Spirit of Life Honoree and she spearheaded a year-long industry campaign which raised $1.2 million for the healthcare facility.