Leonie Francine Waite, the CEO/Founders of Franzine Beauty Inc., is a professional Hair Designer and Fashion show Producer, model, philanthropist, cancer survivor and mother/mentor to her only daughter. As a successful business owner, Leonie understands that managing any enterprise requires a considerable amount of initiative and risk. The alum of Marinello School of Beauty, has over 30 years of experience in the beauty industry and has successfully owned and operated three beauty salons in the beautiful city of Lakewood. Overcoming numerous adversities, including being diagnosed with cancer at 29 years old, Leonie understands the importance of giving back to those less fortunate and frequently contributes to charitable organizations such as the Anne Douglas Center for Women and the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. Throughout an extensive career, Leonie’s first priority remain has always been as a mother and mentor to her only daughter.