Andrea Loper is the Assistant Director of the Aveda Institute in Winter Park where she leads over 200 students towards success in cosmetology and spa careers. Her campus was honored as 2014’s Excellence in Education winner for Best Advanced Education and Alumni Services in the United States by Modern Salon Magazine. Andrea has been an esthetician and licensed makeup artist for 20 years and owns a freelance makeup business where she has done makeup for weddings, runway, print, television and film. She also has a strong background in luxury retail management and her career has had her lead as the General Manager of the high fashion brand, Tory Burch, Store Manager for Sephora and management with Bloomingdales and Saks Fifth Avenue. She has also worked as a Regional Makeup Artist traveling and doing large scale makeup and skin care events for luxury cosmetic brands. She enjoys working with students and alumni in the beauty industry and considers this her calling as she celebrates her Aveda family’s career successes. The most important part of Andrea’s active life is her family. She has been married to the love her life, Darrell Loper for 13 years and they have a smart and handsome 6 year old son named Dallas. Darrell, Andrea and Dallas are a fun and artistic family. Darrell is a full time worship pastor and musician at Eastpoint Fellowship Church while Dallas participates on a hip hop crew at his school, Faith Christian Academy and is signed with BMG Talent Agency for acting and modeling. Andrea loves spending time with the two main guys in her life and enjoys the beauty in every moment.
Darrell Loper is a full time musician and Worship, College and Community Outreach Pastor at Eastpoint Fellowship. He has also served as the Worship and Connections Pastor at C3 Church here in Orlando. He has always loved music and is an Orlando native graduating from Colonial High School where he was the drum major. He currently sings with Central Florida Community Arts and has also had the opportunity to sing with their professional group, Legacy. He attended college at the University of Central Florida where he majored in non-profit management. Prior to his current role at Eastpoint, Darrell has also worked in the luxury fashion and beauty industry with Coach and Bloomingdales. He has worked as an Account Executive and vendor representative for high end fragrance brands and is a Certified Fragrance Specialist with the prestigious Fragrance Foundation. Darrell finds joy in helping others in need and has worked closely with non-profit organizations in the area to coordinate large scale events to serve people in our community. Darrell and his wife Andrea enjoy their family time more than anything else. Darrell strives to do everything with excellence and make a positive impact on those around him.