Angela has gone on to further her cosmetology education by studying with some of the best in the industry such as Jim Jones, Mr. David Pressley, and Carol Riley. Most recently Angela has received a certificate from Vidal Sassoon Academy in Miami for completing the Classic Cutting Course.

Angela, is the former President of the Michigan Cosmetology Schools Association, a member of the Oster/Arius Eickert team, and has worked on numerous projects as a book reviewer for Milady Text Book Company.

Angela’s extensive background has prepared her as a well-rounded and knowledgeable instructor. She can be reached by emailing her at

Angela Sharp currently serves as the CEO at Sharps Academy. She is responsible for developing the lesson plans for the academy. Angela is also, an educator at the academy and is generally the clinic floor instructor. She is a licensed cosmetologist and senior cosmetology instructor. She received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Michigan. Angela is committed to sharing her passion for the cosmetology industry with her students.

Patricia Sharp is the president and founder of Sharp’s Academy of Hairstyling. She began her career as a cosmetologist in 1969. She began teaching cosmetology in 1981 and became a school owner in 1984. She holds a Bachelor of Science with a major in vocational education from the University of Michigan-Flint.

Patricia received her cosmetology diploma from David Pressley’s Professional School of Cosmetology. She had the pleasure of being taught by the late Mr. David Pressley who she owes her current success too.

Continuing education is very important to Patricia and she attends cosmetology school seminars and hair shows regularly. One of her favorite seminars is the Milady Master Educator Seminar offered yearly by the Michigan Cosmetology Schools Association. She has been a member of the Michigan Cosmetology Schools Association for 10 years and counting.

Patricia has been a dedicated leader in the cosmetology industry for over 35 years. She has been blessed with a history of outstanding students. Sharps graduates can be found working, and owning many fine salons.