Beauty Store Business magazine - September, 2019

Steven Scheff

In Memoriam: Burton Scheff

In Memoriam: Burton Scheff

Burton "Burt" Scheff, beauty-industry pioneer and The Burmax Co. CEO, passed away Nov. 1 at the age of 77. Scheff started working in the family business—The Burmax Brush Co.—when he was in high school.

He continued working while going to New York University as a business major. Shortly after graduation his dad passed away, and he took over running the company at the age of 22.