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Sandra Lynch

Sandra Lynch__Cosmetology & Nail Care Instructor

Educator,  director at a Marinello Beauty College in West Covina, nail salon manager at a nail spa in LAX, assistant manager at Great Clips Salon, or working at the Lancôme Make-up sales counter,  Ms Sandra  has gained an impressive 30+years of experience in cosmetology and nails,  she brings an extensive and complete knowledge to share with our students combined with an enthusiastic and fun approach to teaching. She assists her students achieve their goals and strive for excellence at Victory Career College. Come meet our nail and cosmetology educator Ms. Sandra!

Ashley Wettlaufer

Ashley Wettlaufer was our Assistant Director and recently, was promoted to School Administrator.  Ashley is helping you with your FAFSA, and guides you through finding the best career choice at Victory Career College. She graduated from the University of California Los Angeles with a bachelor’s degree in French and Global Studies. Her experience leading up to her position at Victory Career College include customer service, child care and development and time as an educator for Los Angeles Unified School District. Ms. Ashley is here to aid in all your needs starting from the time you enroll through your graduation and first job as a licensed professional. She is determined to guide you along your path to obtaining you goals and reaching your dreams. You will see her everyday helping make your education the best it can be.


Karine Fougoux – CEO has worked in the industry since 1997. She is a licensed massage therapist who opened her college in 2011, she decided to focus her life in guiding young adults through their formative years. Her success depends on the success of her students! Victory Career College is structured like a family with wonderful staff and educators, but it is also a place to thrive and transform each others weaknesses into strengths.

David Mokhtarian _ Financial Aid Director has worked and managed several restaurants chains, from opening them to managing restaurants to a stable success. He has worked in the mortgage industry and gained knowledge of the financial industry and loves it. He will guide you through your awarding letter, and manage your accounts along side our CFO Dace Sullivan who will disburse your loans into your student ledger.  Both are available via e-mail or just a phone call away if you have any questions.

David Tran

David Tran

Victory’s Massage Instructor

is certified by CAMTC and has many years as a massage therapist and as an accomplished teacher, he is certified teacher instructor by Milady. He is well trained in Meditation, Chinese medicine, deep tissue and he brings his passion to class every day! Come and learn from Mr. David.

Sandy Simmons

Esthetician Instructor

Ms. Sandy is our Skin Care Instructor. With an impressive 15 years of experience, her professional background ranges from being a waxing specialist, and facial esthetician to skin care instructor.  She brings an extensive knowledge combined with an enthusiastic and compassionate approach to teaching. She continues to help others achieve excellence with our Victory Career College students.




Sumei Krause

 Sumei Krause is our substitute Cosmetology Instructor and she may assist the programs such as Cosmetology, Nail Care and Skin Care programs. Her graduation of Gen Hwa Comprehensive Beauty institute and a teacher at Occupation Beauty School in China. Cosmetology License Professional in beauty industries with 20+ years of combined experience in hairstylist and  administration management, certificate of makeup for photography from M. G. Westmore Academy of Cosmetic Arts, as well as interior design certificate of graduation from New York Institute of Art Design. I am currently responsible performance for salon business at Fantastic Sam’s. Truly believe that Professional seeking new growth and inspirational beauty education never ends in my life and I am very happy to be teaching at Victory Career College.              

Erika Rivera

Instructor in Barbering Ms. Erika Rivera

Hello my name is Mrs. Erika Rivera. I am the barber instructor at Victory Career College. It has always been a calling to help others, empower, and work on finding solutions. My job is to prepare our students for real life barbershop setting by hard work, knowledge and skills. I have been in this industry for more than 5 years. Graduated from Aveda Institute in cosmetology where I learnt a wide range of techniques in the art of hair cutting and color, and I went to Victory Career College for my crossover to Barbering course. Double licensed, I became an entrepreneur and opened my barbering business in 2014. The high demand for barbers, shows in our industry is growing rapidly. The art of fades brings unlimited styles for men and women to feel fantastic in and show off their best selves. Now I am sharing my experiences and business skills with my students!

Dana L Cornist

Dana L Cornist Mr.C is our substitute barber instructor. You will find him teaching the barbers from 5 pm to 10 pm.