Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes has announced the addition of Traci Sakosits to the Institutes’ leadership team as vice president of education and creative direction.
In this role, Sakosits will direct and enhance the quality of education for all Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes programs to shape a new generation of artists.
Previously, Sakosits worked as the creative director for Vidal Sassoon, coaching and inspiring students and stylists for more than a decade.
“We are incredibly honored to have Traci Sakosits join the team. Her vast experience and formidable influence in the industry will positively impact Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes by taking its educational offerings to a new and exciting level. Not only that, Sakosits’ values of inclusivity and social justice are in strong alignment with Aveda Arts and will only strengthen our program’s commitment to anti-racism and changing the landscape of cosmetology education for good,” says Edwin Neill, CEO of the Neill Companies and Aveda Arts & Sciences Institutes.