Leadership Team

Ames, Iowa City & Plymouth, Iowa & Minnesota

Gilbert, or Gil, is a licensed Cosmetologist and Educator. Gil currently serves all 3 campuses as an owner, trainer, and member of the PCI Academy Leadership Team. The PCI Academy Leadership Team is dedicated to mentoring the leaders within our company, being innovative, spreading kindness to those we interact with, and being driven while maintaining, upholding, and fostering our Core Beliefs. Our Core Beliefs as a company are: 

  • Our Students are our #1 Guest
  • Bettering our Best
  • Passing it along
  • Team Culture
  • Living in the Top 20

Gil has been a part of the beauty industry for over 30 years and has enjoyed an extremely rewarding career during that time where he has worked as a Service Provider and Brand Platform Artist. Gil has a deep passion for both our students and our staff and is extremely dedicated to not only helping them grow in their technical skills, but also in their leadership skills and their knowledge of business through the Summit Systems. Gil spends each and every day in the Classroom, Salon Area Classroom, and Spa Area Classroom right alongside the Education Team serving our students while passing along his vast knowledge, helping our educator better their best and unlock their leadership skills. Gil is known for his wonderful smile, contagious laughter (which can be heard throughout the entire building), loving nature, and eagerness to serve whoever is in front of him. Gil is also a lifelong learner who loves to help other people grow, have a better life, and do what they love!

When Gilbert isn't at PCI Academy he loves to spend time with his family, which includes his pet chicken Lucy!