Paula Matthews

Oklahoma Native Paula Matthews, residing in Owasso, dedicates 30 years to the barber industry. As a licensed barber instructor for 14 years, she actively participated in the “Oklahoma Barber Advisory Board and The National Association of Barber Boards of America.” Prior to founding Clary Sage College’s barber program, Paula channeled her industry passion into mentoring barber students. In the program’s 12 years, Paula witnessed student success in established shops, high-end barbershops, and salons, some even becoming shop owners. Engaged in community service, she provides haircuts at shelters and rehab centers, reflecting her love for the barber industry through skill-sharing and passion.