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 travelling 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.