Wendy Peters

Owner, Director and Instructor

Wendy Peters – Graduated from Metro State with Bachelor’s of Science in Behavioral Science and holds her Colorado Teaching License. She holds both her Cosmetology and Esthetic License and specializes in Permanent Make-up training. She has worked behind the chair as a booth renter and still continues doing hair services on a part time basis. Wendy worked for a large Permanent Make-up Company and provided training for their students on a national level. Her passion for helping students find their niche and seeing their “a-ha” moments when they finally understand keeps her coming back for more. She is an advocate for continued education and strives yearly to keep adding to her list of accomplishments. Wendy is an owner, director and instructor at the academy.

Years of Experience: 11

Licenses: Bachelor’s of Science/Behavioral Science; Colorado Teachers License; Cosmetology License; Esthetic License; Credentialed Instructor; Barber License

Dawn MacArthur

Owner, Director and Instructor

Dawn MacArthur – Dawn Attended Metro State College and has a Bachelor’s of Science in Marketing.  She also holds a Cosmetology license and worked behind the chair as a stylist and permanent make-up artist.  As an owner, director and instructor she is an integral part of our school. She is very passionate about providing students with knowledge and building their self-esteem to become the best in their chosen field. She is passionate about making sure students are ready to enter the business world and are prepared for taking their state boards.

Years of Experience: 11

Licenses: Bachelor’s of Science/Marketing; Cosmetology License; Credentialed Instructor

Julie Kelly


Julie Kelly – A Colorado native and in the beauty industry since 1982. In 2005, Julie started her teaching career in the industry. Previously she was a lead instructor and assistant director in the Littleton area. Coming to New Dimensions in 2008, she brought her expertise in teaching Basics, Clinic Floor and advanced education classes. She is now an admissions representative and an instructor. She enjoys sharing her knowledge with others and watching them grow. “The joys and smiles I see on the students’ faces when they pass their tests and receive their own license makes it all worthwhile.”

Years of Experience: 33

Licenses: Cosmetology Credentialed Instructor

Tracy Queen


Tracy Queen – She has worked behind the chair as a stylist and owner for over 19 years. During which time she managed a chain salon for over 5 years. Tracy came to New Dimensions in 2009. She has taught our Basics and Clinic Floor. Tracy’s integrity and compassion for the beauty industry has made her an important asset to our business.

Years of Experience: 25

Licenses: Cosmetology Credentialed Instructor

Chauntelle Aguirre

Director of Finance

Chauntelle Aguirre – Started with New Dimensions in 2007 as the Student Coordinator. In 2009, she advanced to our Office Manager. She now is our Director of Finance and is in charge of all of our financial aid services. She loves working with numbers and continues taking classes to stay at the top of her career in finance.

Years of Experience: 8

Mona Pent

Owner, Director and Instructor

Mona Pent – With over 30 years’ experience in the industry working behind the chair, owning and operating a salon for 15 years, and teaching permanent makeup. Along with her two daughters they started the school in 2006. It has been a rewarding endeavor to make a difference in someone’s life.

Years of Experience: 38

Licenses: Cosmetology License Credentialed Instructor


Kim Heatley

Kim Heatley- Kim has been licensed for 24 years and is a third generation cosmetologist. She has worked and managed multiple private and chain salons. She has been a basics instructor previously before joining our team at New Dimensions. She loves the education, giving and receiving and everything she can do to support our students and give them a strong foundation to build their career on.

Years of Experience: 24

Licenses: Cosmetology Credentialed Instructor