Club Intrigue : Industry Leadership Panel
MONDAY APRIL 11, 2016 7PM
Club Intrigue is about shared education, both artistically and business-wise. For our next event in our home city of Atlanta, we will be hosting an Industry Leadership Panel, moderated by Steve Reiss of Modern Salon discussing how to build healthy community and culture within our industry. This is a great opportunity to mix and mingle with top professionals while focusing on the business-minded specifics of our industry. The panel will consist of different guests representing all parts of the US and will provide varying perspectives and insights into communities and cultures of salons throughout the nation.
Bring your excitement and personal expertise to Club Intrigue and prepare to share the Atlanta salon culture as well as your insights with other industry leaders. Attendees will be able to ask questions directly of the guest presenters including Van Council, Candy Shaw, Jeff South and more! Witness a community coming together to share, learn and educate one other. As always, Club Intrigue is a connecting point for industry professionals to come together without barriers, to build relationships, collaborate, have fun and see the value of education. This event will be available via Livestream to allow attendees to share and promote with personal salon teams, family and friends to watch from home. We look forward to seeing our friends at the Industry Leadership Panel as we continue to build a healthy salon culture within our community.
STEVE REISSPUBLISHER MODERN SALON
As publisher at Modern Salon Media, Steve is an active participant in the salon industry conversation and has presented at virtually every major industry event. He is involved in all the brand's activities including the industry's most widely distributed and respected publications, the industry's most heavily trafficked and most awarded websites, the industry's leading social media platforms (#modernsalon is the industry's most used hashtag), the industry's leading research resource and a wide range of industry support and advocacy programs, including Healthy Hairdresser. Steve started his career in the fashion industry and spent time in the hospitality, global electronics and packaging industries before joining Modern Salon Media. Recently, Steve was included in the Folio 40, honoring the most distinguished media professionals.
ASHLEY HOODSALON MANAGER SUKIS SALON
Ashley Hood wears many hats within the industry. As an Artistic Educator and Colorist for L’Oreal Professional Canadian Team, a Senior Colour Designer, member of the Artistic Team for Suki’s Salon, Spa and Academy, Lead Educator and Salon Manager, Ashley has a wealth of knowledge and insight to offer Club Intrigue at our Industry Leadership Panel. Ashley draws inspiration from artists such as Betsy Johnson, Alexander McQueen and Lanvin. This inspiration and background in makeup artistry has helped her develop a strong sense of personal style she produces for her clientele. She specializes in Balayage, Ombre and loves working with redheads as well as platinum blondes. We look forward to hearing her perspective on being a professional and bringing creativity to the culture and community of our industry.
TERRENCE MCKEEPRESIDENT NUOVO SALON GROUP
Terrence McKee is the visionary, co-owner and President of the award-wining NUOVO Salon Group located in Sarasota, Florida. "Terry" as his peers call him, is a member of Intercoiffure and has served on the ICA New Member Committee as well as Board of Directors. He is also a PBA member and has spent time as a fashion editor for Style Magazine. As a salon owner, creativity and innovation has always come naturally, but he quickly learned the importance and necessity of blending both the creative and logistical sides of the business. Terry specializes in teaching on Strategic Planning and Planned Profitability while maintaining a strong salon culture. His success has landed NUOVO in Salon Today Magazine's Top 200 Salons for 15 years in a row. He is still busy behind the chair serving his clientele and always learning how to best grow his business.
CORAL PLEASOWNER CUTTING LOOSE SALON
Coral Pleas is a Master Stylist with more than 30 years of experience in the industry. 20 of those years have been as a salon owner and /or partner. She is a member of Intercoiffure Mondial America/Canada, and has been an "A" Member of the prestigious organization since 1998. Intercoiffure was founded in 1933 for the purpose of bringing together the most talented and prestigious members in hairdressing for educational and cooperative opportunities. In addition for the past 18 years, Coral has been certified as a National Educator and Platform Artist for Paul Mitchell in the United States and the United Kingdom teaching the latest hair trends along with business building ideas.
JAMES GRIFFITHOWNER JAMES GRIFFITH SALONS
James Griffith is the owner of three award-winning James Griffith Salons located along the Gulf Coast of Florida. His salons consist of French trained stylists, many of which were the first students in the United States to attend world-famous Jacques Dessange Academy’s advanced training in NYC. His salons have been voted “best of the best” by various local publications, and were collectively named one of Salon Today Top 200 in Salon Today Magazine. James is an advocate for education and will be discussing the importance of training in addition to building a healthy community and culture.
LISA NORGROVECO FOUNDER RUMOURS SALON & DAY SPA
Lisa Norgrove is the stylish co-founder of Rumors Salon & Day Spa, New York, where the goal is to help guests feel royally gorgeous. Committed to professional development and Lisa and co founder Marri Aviza have spent over 30 years creating a team of over 100 internationally trained professionals and serviced thousands of clientele. Marri and Lisa practice "5-Star Service" and invest equally into customer experience and artist technique. Through continually exceeding guest expectation, Rumors was able to expand beyond female clientele and open Rumors IV Men- a stand-alone salon exclusively for men. Their approach to high-quality experience has given them a firm position as a leader in our industry. This success has allowed Rumors to give back to their community, donating over $1 million in funds, services and products to numerous regional health-related causes and charitable organizations.