Kim McIver, Academy Director of Business Development
Kim McIver has spent 15 years building a successful career in the salon and spa industry. She began as an Esthetician who specialized client care and retail sales, and then transitioned seamlessly to a position as a Salon Sales Representative, where she spent 6 years honing her relationship building skills and her industry knowledge, for the last 3 years she has lead a dynamic team of training professionals as the Division Director for EvelineCharles Academies.
Kim is a driven professional who is passionate about relationship building, industry relations, and admissions and marketing. She is responsible for operations, admissions, marketing and strategic business development for the EvelineCharles Academies in Vancouver, British Columbia; Edmonton, Alberta; and the soon-to-be opened Calgary campus. Kim is responsible for establishing EC as the only Sassoon Connection school in Canada, inclusive of the comprehensive Nuts and Bolts industry-specific business program, and she has formally aligned EC Academies with NAIT (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology), which allows EC students to earn NAIT business program credits as a part of their EC Diploma. She spear-headed the expansion of EC's program offerings to include Cosmetology, Advanced Professional Esthetics, Make-up Artistry and Medical Esthetics. As the Co-Chair of the American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) Admissions and Marketing Division, Kim leads the admissions and marketing training for over 1000 schools across North America.