Mrs. Valerie Patton George
Mrs. Valerie Patton George '06
Vice President of Research & Development, John Paul Mitchell Systems
Santa Clarita, CA
Valerie Patton George is a 2006 graduate of the College of Arts & Sciences at Kent State University, having received a Bachelor of Science in Biological Chemistry before continuing graduate work at Marshall University. She joined Paul Mitchell in 2013 as a senior chemist for salon professional and reactive products, working on the latest research in hair color. Valerie is currently the chair of the California Society of Cosmetic Chemists, and was recently appointed to the Committee on Scientific Affairs for the National Society of Cosmetic Chemists. She is also the President of the KSU Alumni Association’s Southern California Chapter. Valerie currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband and two adorable dogs.