RON PAUL
Ron Paul, PRESIDENT OF AVANT GARDE, is an award winning industry leader and has over 36 years of cosmetology experience. He has trained with some of the most recognized names such as Paul Mitchell, TIGI, Wella, Loreal, Sebastian, Framesi of Italy, Wella, Alterna, Rusk, Tigi, J Beverly Hills, Avance,  Star Nails and the list goes on. Through the years he has owned two successful prestigious full service luxury salons, a holistic center and an outstanding cosmetology academy. HE IS ALSO A REIKI PRACTITIONER.  Our success rate speaks for itself.TESTIMONIALS:

“I HAVE WORKED WITH RON TO CUT, STYLE & COLOR MY HAIR SINCE 1982. BESIDES BEING A SUPREMELY COMPETENT HAIRDRESSER FOR ALL KINDS OF HAIR, AGES & PREFERENCES, RON IS ALSO A MAN WHO LIVES HIS INTEGRITY IN HOW HE TREATS ALL PEOPLE & ALL LIVING CREATURES. HIS SHOP IS ALWAYS CLEAN AND HE IS ALWAYS STRIVING TO MAKE IT MORE COMFORTABLE FOR CLIENTS AND TO MAKE AVAILABLE PRODUCTS THAT HE BELIEVES IN. OVER THE YEARS HE HAS STAYED CURRENT WITH THE LATEST UPDATES ABOUT TECHNIQUES & THE EFFECTIVENESS & SAFETY OF PRODUCTS.”  JUDY P.

“RON HAS BEEN MY STYLIST FOR 12 YEARS. HE DOES AN AWESOME JOB, LISTENS TO WHAT I WANT, OFFERS SUGGESTIONS AND I’M ALWAYS HAPPY WITH THE RESULTS. IT’S A BEAUTIFUL SALON WITH A RELAXING ATMOSPHERE AND A FRIENDLY TEAM OF PROFESSIONALS. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THE AVANT GARDE EXPERIENCE!” DEB H.

“EXCELLENT COLOR. A FLATTERING CUT THAT BRINGS OUT THE BEST IN MY HAIR. RELAXATION, CAMARADERIE, COMFORT–AND GREAT COFFEE. WOULDN’T MISS IT FOR THE WORLD AND I’VE BEEN COMING SINCE FEB. 2003.” KAREN M.

“I’VE BEEN A CLIENT OF RON’S FOR OVER 30 YEARS- THAT ALONE TELLS YOU WHY AVANT GARDE IS THE BEST SALON! HE IS A MASTER STYLIST WITH OVER 35 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE. TALENTED, KIND AND A TRUE GENIUS IN THE ART OF HAIR. RON IS TRULY AN EXPERT IN HIS CRAFT!” JEAN O.

“TRULY A BODY, MIND AND SOUL EXPERIENCE. NO PLACE LIKE AVANT GARDE. RON HAS CREATED AN ENVIRONMENT THAT HONORS ALL ASPECTS OF ONE’S ESSENCE. HIS COLOR & STYLING SERVICES ARE THE BEST. THANKS RON!” BARB. W.

ALBERTO
Alberto is VICE PRESIDENT OF AVANT GARDE and brings to the Avant Garde team many years of experience as a talented and diversified cosmetologist and educator. Originally from Naples, Italy, Alberto designs with his European style and artistry. He has trained under some of the biggest names in the industry such as; Framesi of Italy, Wella, Alterna, Rusk, Tigi, J Beverly Hills, Avance, and Star Nails. ALBERTO IS ALSO THE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR AND A SPECIALIST IN COLOR AND FOIL HIGHLITES.TESTIMONIALS:

“ALBERTO HAS BEEN DOING MY HAIR FOR ABOUT 13 YEARS. I WAS REFERRED TO HIM BY A GAL I WORKED WITH AND I WILL BE FOREVER INDEBTED TO HER FOR THAT. ALBERTO IS THE KIND OF STYLIST THAT LISTENS, ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT ELEMENTS TO WORKING WITH THE PUBLIC. ADD TO THAT THE FACT THAT HE TRANSLATES EXACTLY WHAT YOU ASK FOR WITH PERFECTION, PROFESSIONALIS, LIKE AN ARTIST CREATING HIS MASTERPIECE. IF THAT’S NOT ENOUGH, HE HAS A PRESENCE THAT IS FRIENDLY, KIND AND LOVING. HE IS ALSO A TALENTED COLORIST BECAUSE NO ONE BELIEVES MY HAIR IS NOT NATURAL. I GET A LOT OF COMPLIMENTS ON MY HAIR. OVER THE YEARS I HAVE GROWN TO LOVE HIM LIKE A FRIEND AND NO MATTER WHAT CRAZY STYLE I CONJURE UP IN MY HEAD, I FEEL CERTAIN HE CAN MAKE IT HAPPEN. I HIGHLY RECOMEND HIM.” ADRIENNE F.

“MY WIFE AND I HAVE BEEN CLIENTS OF ALBERTO FOR OVER 10 YEARS. THERE ARE NOT ENOUGH WORDS TO DISCRIBE ALL THE QUALITIES & POSITIVE ATTRIBUTES OF THIS SALON. RON & ALBERTO ARE VERY ACCOMMODATING & PROFESSIONAL WITH EXPERT KNOWLEDGE. THE FRIENDLINESS & A VERY WELCOMING APPROACH TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERS PUTS A SMILE ON YOUR FACE.” M&M

“I HAVE BEEN GOING TO ALBERTO ON A REGULAR BASIS FOR MICRO-DERMABRASSION & FACIALS. I’M AMAZZED AT HOW SOFT MY SKIN FEELS! I’VE ALSO RECEIVED MULTIBLE COMPLIMENTS ON MY COMPLEXION & HOW YOUNG I LOOK SINCE I’VE BEEN GOING. IT’S A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE IN SUCH A WARM RELAXING & FRIENDLY ATMOSPHERE! I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS SERVICE & AVANT GARDE!” JODY

“I FIRST CAME TO KNOW ALBERTO & RON AS A CLINT 4 YEARS AGO. MY HAIR STYLIST WAS RETIRING & I WAS DESPERATE TO FIND SOMEBODY I COULD TRUST TO CUT MY HAIR. I WAS CONVINCED I HAD FOUND THE RIGHT STYLIST IN ALBERTO AFTER OUR FIRST APPOINTMENT. HE LISTENED CAREFULLY TO HOW I PREFER MY HAIR STYLED & I WALKED OUT THE DOOR WITH EXACTLY WHAT I WANTED. OVER THE YEARS, HE HAS MADE A FEW HELPFUL SUGGESTIONS AND HE HAS BEEN CORRECT EVERY TIME. HE TAKES GREAT CARE WITH ME AS WELL WITH EVERY CLIENT THAT HE SEES. ALBERTO DEVOTES THE NECESSARY TIME & PATIENCE TO MAKE MY HAIR LOOK PERFECT EVERY TIME. RON & ALBERTO HAVE CREATED AN AMBIENCE THAT IS WELCOMING, CONVIVIAL & UPLIFTING. AVANT GARDE IS METICULOUSLY CLEAN. THEY STOCK & SELL QUALITY HAIR PRODUCTS AS WELL AS NICE JEWELRY AND ACCESSORIES. ON A SCALE OF ONE TO TEN, I GIVE AVANT GARDE AN 11.” MATT M.

“I HAVE BEEN WITH ALBERTO FOR OVER 8 YEARS. MY EXPERIENCE WITH HIM HAS BEEN CONSISTENTLY GOOD. HIS CHEERFUL ATTITUDE IS UPLIFTING AND HIS TECHNIQUE IS THE BEST. I HAVE HAD OTHER COLORISTS DO MY HAIR BUT ALBERTO GIVES ME THE PERFECT EXPERIENCE DOWN TO THE HAIRCUT. HE IS WELL WORTH THE MONEY.” DIANE L.

“ALBERTO HAS BEEN MY STYLIST FOR AT LEAST 12 YEARS. I WOULD NEVER DREAM OF LETTING SOMEONE ELSE DO MY HAIR. MY HIGHLIGHTS ARE SO NATURAL THAT NO ONE CAN BELIEVE THAT THIS ISN’T MY NATURAL COLOR. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND HIM.” CATHERINE K.

“I’VE BEEN GETTING MY HAIR CUT BY ALBERTO FOR 10 YEARS. HE IS THE ONLY HAIRDRESSER THAT COULD PROPERLY CUT & STYLE MY THICK HAIR. ALBERTO IS WARM & PROFESSIONAL, VERY SKILLED & FULL OF POSITIVE ENERGY. I ALWAYS LEAVE THE SALON FEELING & LOOKING BETTER. THERE IS NOTHING LIKE CONSISTENTLY HAVING A GREAT HAIRCUT. THANKS, ALBERTO!” NOAH B.

“ALBERTO IS A RARE FIND. NOT ONLY IS HE A SUPERB COLORIST & STYLIST, BUT HE IS JOYFUL, SERENE & HAPPY. HIS GOOD ENERGY IS INFECTIOUS! AND HE IS A GOOD LISTENER! YOU CAN’T ASK FOR MORE. I FEEL GOOD & HAVE GREAT HAIR AFTER A TRIP TO AVANT GARDE. LOVE THESE GUYS!”  MELISSA W.

“I AM SO IMPRESSED BY THE TALENT OF ALBERTO & RON. I HAVE BEEN SEEING ALBERTO FOR OVER A YEAR NOW. HE KNOWS THE RIGHT COLOR & STYLE FOR ME AND I’M ALWAYS THRILLED WITH THE RESULT. ALBERTO NOT ONLY TAKES CARE OF MY HAIR BUT TREATS ME LIKE A QUEEN. IF YOU’RE LOOKING TO LOOK YOUR BEST, AVANT GARDE IS THE PLACE FOR YOU!”  MARILYN C.