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Dr. Robert Saxon, DC
Chris Miller is an instructor at Blue Cliff and a manager/therapist at the largest massage business in the nation, Massage Envy. His path in the Massage Therapy field began on the table as a client. Years of wrestling and martial arts practice had left him looking for healthy ways to relieve pain and increase performance. In Massage Therapy, he found both. Experiencing the benefits of massage had a profound effect on him and sparked his interest in providing this experience to others. Initially, he went to school for Massage Therapy in Orlando, FL in 2004, and for several years maintained a practice that was a little more than a hobby. Chris moved to Mobile, AL in 2011 and was introduced to Blue Cliff Career College. In addition to tailoring a program to meet my specific needs, Blue Cliff provided top-notch instruction and a backdrop of support that lasts to this day.
Cosmetology & Esthetics Instructor
She has had a passion for the field of Cosmetology for over 29 years where she has worked in various full service salon settings. Teaching with Blue Cliff since 2009, she brings to the students excellent skills including cutting, styling, and hair color. She is the kind of instructor that is excited to deliver to the students the skills needed to thrive in the field. She gets great joy having her graduates come back sharing all of their success stories. She is a firm believer, that “Your Success” is “Our Success”. She is delightful and pushes her students to maximize their learning and reach their potential.
Cosmetology & Esthetics Instructor
Kayla has diverse experience working years in salons and perfecting her techniques and gaining certification in many professional products such as, Redken, Paul Mitchell, L’Oreal Professional, and many more. She has a dynamic presentation style that captivates her students and thrills her clients. She has been sharing her skills with Blue Cliff students for the last 2 years.
LMT. Massage Instructor, Director of Education
Fonda brings to Blue Cliff a vibrant positive enthusiasm which is quite contagious. She works in Financial Aid, teaches massage therapy and Health & Nutrition. She is a 2002 Blue Cliff graduate and has been practicing and teaching massage students for over 14 years. She was educated in Greece, Saudi Arabia, and Alabama. She is such an inspiring instructor that it is not uncommon for her students to want more and more of her teaching and to want to train through breaks and past dismissal time.
Jerilyn J. Ladnier
Financial Aid Officer
Sarah has helped students at Blue Cliff since October of 2009. She has has worked in customer service, banking, and insurance industries for many years. She also studied business and education at the University of South Alabama. Since coming to Blue Cliff she has worked as a receptionist, in Student Services, Job Placement, and finally in Financial Aid. She is the primary manager of the Financial Aid Office and she enjoys helping people get the right funding for the education they’re pursuing. She has a true gift at producing regulatory documents and sophisticated excel spreadsheets. Quickbooks is also one of her close friends. She handles numbers with a smile.
Tammy Dunnam is our Admissions representative. She joined BCCC in April of 2018. She comes has 20 years of customer service experience in the retail industry. A true people person and a great conversationalist, Mrs. Tammy never meets a stranger and becomes fast friends with each new student. She has a passion for people and this industry. A true southern belle, she resides in south Mobile county with her husband Jim, a retired Coast Guard Officer and a MCPSS high school teacher, and their son, Cameron.
LMT. Massage Instructor
Renee has been a practicing massage therapist since 2011 working in a variety of settings as an independent contractor. After working in a local Daphne studio for 4 years, she then decided to open up her own business and named it “A Touch of Relaxation Massage” in Daphne, AL. She brings plenty of real life experience into the classroom. She is quite versatile and enjoys Shiatsu, pregnancy massage, lymphatic massage and deep tissue massage. Blue Cliff is an excellent place to get the start you need in the Massage Therapist field, the teachers not only teach, they help guide you into the calling of being a Massage Therapist.
Massage Instructor, LMT, CEO
Richard has been practicing and teaching massage for over 23 years. He has worked on 1995 Olympic athletes, professional volleyball players and has done significant amounts of massage in corporate settings. He has over 20 years of Education including a Finance degree and a masters degree in management. Richard graduated from Blue Cliff in 1994 and has opened up and managed 5 currently unaffiliated Blue Cliff Colleges. He is currently the Campus Director and President. He always starts his classes off with lively music (often 80’s), he has no rhythm, and tries to stump his students with “funny” riddles.