Originally from Columbus, Ohio, Gail initially wanted to pursue a career in medicine and be a doctor. Midway, however, she realized her passion and love for hair and the beauty industry, and she ended up shifting to business. After graduating from University of Wisconsin, she then proceeded to pursue her dreams by attending and graduating from cosmetology school.
Gail went on to amass even more formal training via a local Aveda Institute, where she trained to master several techniques, including the Aveda hair and coloring techniques, Sebastian updo training, and TIGI collection training. She is currently working at Salon Lofts Grandview in Columbus, where she grew up.
Gail is one of the contestants in Bravo TV’s Shear Genius. This second season of the reality show features 12 gifted hairstylists from all over the country who vie for the ultimate title of ”Shear Genius.” It also looks at what happens behind the scenes of competitive high-end hair styling.