Faculty & Staff

Ms. Anastasia

Ms. Anastasia has earned both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Northwestern University. She had worked in finance and consulting before being selected for a prestigious congressional fellowship in Germany. While abroad, Ms. Anastasia had an opportunity to gain invaluable work experience with one of the world’s largest cosmetics companies. She joined International Skin Beauty Academy as the Academy’s manager, with the focus on operations and strategic development. Ms. Anastasia brings with her extensive international experience (her studies and work have taken her to Europe and Asia), dedication to the highest standards and practices, and passion for skin care. Ms. Anastasia strongly believes in the importance of social engagement and is involved with several educational and human rights organizations. She is fluent in English, Russian, and German.

Ms. Carrie

Ms. Carrie is an Esthetics Teacher, Esthetician, Cosmetologist, and a former salon owner.  After being a successful hair stylist and a salon owner for over 20 years, Ms. Carrie felt a calling to skin care and she became one of the Academy’s first graduates.  While practicing as a medical Esthetician she decided to join the Academy’s team and completed the Esthetics Teacher program. Ms. Carrie brings unparalleled knowledge and unbelievable breadth and depth of experience, so she can teach our students what it takes to succeed in the real world.

Ms. Helen

Ms. Helen is both a Nationally Certified Medical Assistant and a licensed Esthetician, having completed both of her programs at the Academy. Her extensive real-life experience – from assisting professors in large teaching hospitals to working with a dermatologist and vascular surgeon at an elite practice – has allowed Ms. Helen to become a highly respected healthcare professional. Ms. Helen’s acute sense of professionalism and phenomenal understanding of medical subject, ensure that her students become extraordinarily and successful Medical Assistants. She is fluent in English and Spanish.

Ms. Nancy

Few people understand – or can teach Makeup better than Ms. Nancy. After receiving her BFA in Photography from the University of Illinois at Chicago, Ms. Nancy decided that she wanted more than to capture the world around her – she wanted to make it more beautiful! As a professional photographer and a makeup artist for many years, she completed her Esthetics program the Academy. She is a licensed esthetician and a certified makeup artist. She is one of the best professionals working in the Greater Chicago area. From private events to large commercial shoots for Fortune 500 companies, Ms. Nancy has been a Makeup Artist in demand for two decades.    

In addition to her successful business, Ms. Nancy has also taught Makeup classes to cancer patients and survivors. She is fluent in English and Italian.

Dr. Sandra

Dr. Sandra has the intelligence and drive to change the world! She originally came to the Academy as a transfer Esthetics student, disappointed by the low level of education at her previous school. Studying under Dr. Doran gave Ms. Sandra an opportunity to understand Skin and Esthetics from a different perspective and inspired her to become an Esthetics Teacher. She became one of first team members and shared Dr. Doran’s philosophy and desire to take the skin care field to another level by raising the bar for Estheticians.

Ms. Sandra earned her BA in Liberal Arts from the University of Illinois at Chicago and attended Soma Institute Massage Therapy School. Licensed both in massage and esthetics, Ms. Sandra has gained advanced skills and knowledge through diverse settings. Additionally, Ms. Sandra has worked in a cosmetic dermatologist’s practice performing laser procedures for skin resurfacing, veins, and hair removal; she also has experience dealing with acne of all grades. Inspired by Dr. Doran, she applied to Medical school and completed her studies in 2016, opening a successful practice in downtown Chicago. Ms. Sandra’s extensive education and vast professional experience, as well as passion and commitment to skin care, made her an outstanding instructor and mentor. 


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