Lauren Gartland 2018-06-09T16:34:47+00:00


Founder & President

My unwavering passion and commitment is to transform lives! Since 1995, I have dedicated my life to provide Salon & Spa professionals with proven & repeatable business systems to make more money, work fewer hours and to create more life/work balance! This has been my greatest legacy for which I am forever blessed and grateful.

Lauren, the “Red Head Firecracker,” has impacted the beauty industry since 1983 by “Inspiring Dreams, Passion, and the Champion Within!” During this time, she was ranked in the Top 1% nationally as a million-dollar sales consultant, managed a distributor sales team that grew sales over 200%, and owned a distributorship in San Diego, California. Lauren founded Inspiring Champions in 1995, and has since transformed the lives of Salon & Spa Professionals – helping them make more money and work fewer hours while living a more balanced life.

Lauren is vibrant, dynamic, and genuine. Rated as one of the top business trainers and success coaches in the Salon & Spa industry, she has trained and coached TENS of THOUSANDS to the top of their careers, using her proven and repeatable business systems for dramatically increasing sales, client retention, income and profit – all while having fun.

Lauren was featured on the cover of Salon Today magazine (Jan. 2013) and was recognized as one of the top coaching companies in the salon industry. And, was honored in LaunchPad Magazine with a Reader’s Choice Award for Best Programs. She was featured twice on Winn Claybaugh’s Master’s program. In 2014, Inspiring Champions was selected to partner with L’Oreal Professional Canada to provide business education for their clients. In 2018, was selected to partner with Wella to provide business education.

Lauren continues to motivate countless beauty professionals each year, speaking at Inspiring Champions live training seminars and industry trade shows. Lauren is passionate about taking YOU and your business to the Top!