Ryann Halo: Inspiring Growth and Excellence at Salon Halo
Quick History and Milestones
Ryann Halo’s journey to success is a testament to resilience and determination. Overcoming the challenges of an unstable upbringing, she defied the odds, becoming the youngest student at the Paul Mitchell School of Tampa at just 16 years old. At the young age of 21, Ryann and her grandmother pooled their resources to acquire a Spring Hill Hair Salon from her aunt, laying the foundation for Salon Halo in June 2011. With dedicated community engagement and an innovative operational approach, the salon expanded to include the Carrollwood and South Tampa locations nearly a decade later. Today, Salon Halo stands as a multimillion-dollar enterprise and ranks among the top 200 salons in North America.
Core Values and Mission of Salon Halo
Embodying a culture of honesty, teamwork, communication, education, growth, innovation, and superior service, Salon Halo thrives on adding value to people’s lives and helping them achieve their fullest potential. Their mission statement is “To be Superior examples of commitment to service. To be of Service to our community, our guests, and our fellow team members. To provide a modern, luxury environment where our guests are pampered and relaxed, while trusting the expertise of our team. To create a working environment designed to support individuals in reaching their fullest potential through continued education, coaching, teamwork and an atmosphere of open communication.”
Community Engagement and Support
Ryann’s commitment to the community extends beyond Salon Halo through Halo Consulting and Education, where she assists teams and businesses in discovering their unique paths to success. The salon’s inclusive approach embraces diversity in team members and hairstyles, fostering an environment where everyone feels valued. Through a comprehensive 9-month apprenticeship program, weekly personal development sessions, and a robust system for Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), Salon Halo empowers individuals to access their fullest potential.
The Connection with Livy O’s
The bond between Ryann Halo and Lennise Germany, the visionary force behind Livy O’s, blossomed from an unexpected encounter on a plane ride home from a networking event in Arizona. Impressed by Livy O’s culinary finesse at various events, a friendship quickly flourished, leading to Livy O’s catering not only Salon Halo’s Christmas parties but also events for Ryann’s family.
Empowering Advice from Ryann Halo
Ryann’s journey underscores the importance of defining success on one’s own terms. Her advice resonates deeply, emphasizing the significance of personal fulfillment over societal titles or external definitions of success. Salon Halo remains committed to actively participating in community-driven initiatives and supporting endeavors that add value to the community.
Join Salon Halo in their mission to elevate the beauty industry and create a positive impact within the community. To see how you can partner with them, connect with Ryann Halo and/or Salon Halo on Instagram: @ryann_halo, @salonhalofl.
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