The happytans Podcast

Listen to inspiring and informative interviews
with some of the industries most successful business owners.

Latest Episodes

#51 – Buying Into the Business

Today we welcome Heather Souther of Safely Sunning in Topeka, Kansas! She jumped into spray tanning after completing hair school and eventually connected with someone needing help in the industry.

#50 – A Turning Point

Jena Mehlberg is the owner of CATALYST Salon in Orlando, Florida.  She entered the industry in 2008 and quickly progressed to mobile tanning in 2009 due to some challenges Jena openly shares with our listeners. 

#49 – It’s Branding Time

Today we’re learning from another Queen City local, Katherine “Kat” Katz, who’s responsible for branding and marketing with GloBody, Inc. in Charlotte, NC. Kat educates our listeners on the “business in a box” approach of GloBody, Inc., where the foundational business pieces are provided to those interested in starting this type of business.

#48 – Thinking big

Today we are joined by Haley Murphy from San Luis Obispo, California. She’s the owner of OATS, which stands for Organic Airbrush Tanning Salon. Her journey began as a client, as many of our other interviewees have shared. Although finding success in full time employment elsewhere, Haley was determined to make a change and desired to reach higher!

#47 – Leap of Faith

Today we are welcoming Kait all the way from Winnipeg in Canada! Although she’s only been in the industry for a short amount of time, she’s quickly paving her way. With many years of experience in the service industry and a lack of interest in pursuing the “college-job-work for others” route, Kait took a leap of faith to work for herself!

#46 – Collaboration over Competition

Jessica Creese is the owner of Bronzed Belles in Weatherford, Texas. She has successfully owned her salon for the last 5 years and has been in the industry for over 14 years. During this time, she worked in and out of the industry, left her business for a time, and came back committed and stronger!