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Five decades. Yes, the tanning industry has begun our fifth decade and, in many cases, fighting the same fights. Not only do we battle with the anti-indoor tanning media, we also struggle with staff turnover. However, having a transient staff does not give salon operators a pass to overlook the training element that is truly the lifeblood of a professional tanning facility. The fact remains that many salons have not invested in staff training.
Having a transient staff does not give salon operators a pass to overlook the training element that is truly the lifeblood of a professional tanning facility.
A 26-year industry veteran, Joe has taught certified salon operator training for the last 15 years, as well as advocating indoor tanning in many capacities. Joe is a sought-after speaker and presenter at both national & regional trade events, also interacting with the FDA, state & local regulatory agencies. During his most recent tenure with the ITA, he served as director of membership.
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