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Omar Jimenez Kerri Mixon David Perez Naomi Smith Rebecca Wolfe

Omar Jimenez

Omar Jimenez is a product manufacturing expert and professional lecturer. Omar earned his bachelor's degree in Chemistry from California State University Los Angeles. During his undergraduate experience, he was proud to publish two professional environmental science manuscripts. Later, he worked for three years as a chemist for one of the largest private-label cosmetics manufacturing facilities on the west coast. Currently, he works in the quality department of one of the largest dairy operations in California. For the dairy, he manages all of the globally-recognized food safety and quality programs and ensures all external audits are successful. His new found passions are creating natural cosmetic products and promoting healthy living.

Instructor Omar Jimenez

Omar currently teaches the Lotion Making Class at the Soapmaking Studio.

Kerri Mixon

Certified Advanced Cold/Hot Process Soapmaker Certified Cold/Hot Process Soapmaking Teacher

Kerri Mixon is a 16th generation soapmaker and is the master soapmaker and owner of Pallas Athene Soap, a successful soap company that has been in business since 2000. A former artisan perfumer, Kerri is certified as an " Advanced Cold-Process/Hot-Process Soapmaker" and as an " Advanced Cold-Process/Hot-Process Soapmaking Teacher." She has completed specialized training in Nutrition, Herbology, and Aromatherapy. After teaching at a California college for five years, she currently teaches more than a dozen soapmaking classes at the Soapmaking Studio and she teaches the Modern Soapmaking class at Cuyamaca College.

Kerri Mixon was one of the featured lecture speakers during the 2013 and 2014 annual conferences. Her presentations were attended by soapmakers from around the world. Her lecture presentation will remain available on the Internet indefinitely: View Lecture Presentation for Raleigh. View Lecture Presentations for Tucson.

Instructor Kerri Mixon Soapmaker Kerri Mixon

I enjoy helping students to reach the " ah-ha" moment. For me, teaching is all about the look of understanding on a student's face. When it comes to making soap, I am very open to new ideas: So if you present me with a theory, expect me to test it out!

David Perez

David Perez is the Customer Service Manager for Ace Soap Molds, Certified Lye, Pallas Athene Soap, and the Soapmaking Studio. David is also the Store Manager you may see Dave when you stop by to purchase soapmaking supplies. Dave is a funny guy (and Kerri's husband). Don't let him play any tricks on you!

Manager David Perez

Naomi Smith

Compassionate and caring, Naomi Smith is the independent contractor entristed with fairly mediating the Soapmaking Studio Group on Facebook as our contracted Social Media Manager.


Rebecca Wolfe

Rebecca Wolfe currently works as our contracted eBay store manager.


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