Meet the Alumni

Monica Green

South Euclid, OH

Year founded
So Curly, So Kinky, So Straight, the Salon
Partner College
Cuyahoga Community College
10,000 Small Businesses helped me focus on working on my business not in my business. It also gave me the confidence to know I can make my vision come to pass. I would recommend the program to every entrepreneur.

Business Overview

Monica is the CEO of So Curly, So Kinky, So Straight, a modern hair salon offering a variety of hairstyling, make-up and beauty services. The salon specializes in providing professional quality service and unparalleled value-added services with a holistic beauty approach that caters to clients through workshops and other events.


Monica originally joined the program to learn how to juggle and prioritize all the various responsibilities of a small business owner.  


Through the finance and marketing lessons taught in the program, Monica has a better understanding of where her company is now and where it is going. Since participating in the program, Monica added new employees, increased her revenues and has become an equity partner in Flawless Barber Academy, which will help train future stylists.  She also has plans to launch a cosmetology program under the same brand.