President and Founder of Arakara LLC, The Beauty Agents™, Speaker Bureau and Education Company, Beauty Goorus™ Coaching & Consulting as well as Co-founder of Naked Audience Productions™, Bonnie has represented the beauty industry for 25+ years by Connecting People to the Power of Beauty.
Her experience in the industry began as a stylist, transitioned to managing salons and working for some of the most notable manufacturers and distributors, and eventually led to directing the industry’s most celebrated events such as NAHA, Beacon, Symposium, ISSE, and Beauty Changes Lives. Bonnie has facilitated corporate trainings as a speaker, produced and directed live events from 25 to 25,000 attendees in various topics. As an Emotional Intelligence Speaker and Leadership Trainer she specializing in all levels of coaching, consulting, leadership, branding and sales topics in all industries but has specialized in the health, beauty and wellness industries.
Bonnie has PR mentions in Cosmopolitan, Oprah’s O Magazine and New York Times and has graced the cover of Salon Today 2013 Enterprising Women issue and well as many other trade journals. She is considered the go-to expert in all facets of the beauty industry and has acquired Certifications in Emotional Intelligence Leadership (EI-IHHP), Business Management and Entrepreneurship from USC, Bonnie lives in beautiful Phoenix, Arizona with her 15 year old son Devin, her dog Lille and her extended family.
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