2017 Spirit of Life Award Goes to Mark Spinks of BSG

If you haven't heard already, City of Hope's National Professional Salon Industry Group has awarded Mark Spinks, president of Beauty Systems Holdings, with its 2017 Spirit of Life Award. This year’s approaching event, is entitled “The Beauty of Innovation, the Beauty of Hope,” and will support industry leaders in coming together to celebrate the hope of a cure for cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

“We are proud to honor Mark Spinks as our Spirit of Life recipient and are thankful for the great contributions Mark has made to our industry,” says Harlan Kirschner, CEO of the Kirschner Group and City of Hope’s National Professional Salon Industry Group’s council president. “We look forward to enjoying a wonderful City of Hope event and continuing our efforts to help those who are fighting cancer.”

Spinks is known for dedicating his career to the advancement of the professional beauty industry. Since 2005, he has been a leader at Beauty Systems Group, regarded as the world’s largest professional beauty distributor. He became president of the organization in 2015. Under his leadership, Beauty Systems Group has focused on strengthening the connection among stylists and becoming an industry leader for superior product assortment and service.

The Spirit of Life Award is City of Hope’s most prestigious philanthropic honor. The world-renowned independent cancer and diabetes research and treatment center presents the award annually to a industry leader who has demonstrated outstanding business and philanthropic achievement.

Spinks will be honored July 8 at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The event will include a hosted cocktail reception, dinner and entertainment. For information about making a donation, becoming a sponsor or purchasing tickets to the event, click here.

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