.Licensed Cosmetologist (since 1994)
.Professional Motion Picture Make-Up Artist
.Non Surgical Hair Replacement Specialist
.DME/CMF Mastectomy Fitter .Lymphedema Post Surgical Garment Spec.
.Washington Hospital Hospital Foundation
Board Member 2009-2012
.Union City Chamber of Commerce
(Board of Directors)
.Breast Cancer Connections (Ran Wig Clinic)
.American Cancer Society Facilitator
(St. Rose Hospital & Palo Alto Medical Fremont Building)
February 2012 Heidi received the 'African American Community Leaders Award' from Senator Bob Wieckowski District 10
March 23, 2016 Heidi recieved the ' Silicon Valley Woman of the Year Award' from Senator Jim Beall District 15
.Heidi currently runs her own hair extension and non surgical hair replacement training academy.
A Detroit Native,
Heidi moved to California at the age of sixteen. She became a human resource manager at the age of nineteen where she manage a San francisco based payroll company for 7 years. In 1993 Heidi decided to pursue a life long dream that she had since the age of nine… to help rebuild the dignity and confidence of women and children with hair loss. With over 25 years Experience in Hair Extensions and Custom Wigs, Heidi Oatis is in a class by herself and a leader in her field of Licensed Cosmetologist and Non Surgical Hair Replacement. Heidi is also a Master Stylist/ Hair Extensionist and owner of Hair Extension Palace Training Academy.
Heidi started offering many methods of Hair Extensions for women who want to add density and/or length as well as Hair Replacement for people who are undergoing cancer treatment, Alopecia, scalp trauma, female/male pattern baldness because she saw a serious need to help give women with hair loss confidence and self worth.
Heidi volunteered countless hours as a "Look Good Feel Good" facilitator for the American Cancer Society as well as sat on several boards that are but not limited to Board of Director for the Union City Chamber of Commerce. Heidi is at the top of her game when it comes to attaching hair in any form. Heidi was also trained and licensed on the CBS Los Angeles Studio Lot as a Motion Picture Make-up Artist and she is a certified Lash Extensionist.
Heidi pictured with NBA's Golden State Warriors Matt Barnes