For most of Vanessa Rose's hairdressing career she has served as an educator. As a platform artist for Graham Webb and Color Educator for Framesi USA, Vanessa had the opportunity to hone her creative and technical skills and bring them back to her team. She was Director of Education for “Le Shoppe Salons” and “Christie Adam” before opening Maude Salon. With a commitment to education, Vanessa, along with her partners, has personally trained every member of the Maude Squad. Vanessa is on the Board of Directors for Paul Mitchell “The School”, and she is a guest artist, regularly speaking to up and coming students in the industry. In 2011, Vanessa launched her own coaching program and the blog "Persephonee's Chair" which focuses on power principals for finding real joy behind your chair for industry professionals. Vanessa was also named “Northern Virginia’s best colorist by NOVA magazine.