Holly is a salon owner of 14years, licensed stylist and co-founder of The Salon & Spa Professionals of NYS. She has an incredible passion and drive to elevate the industry by advocating on our behalf at a State level and bringing much needed resources and education to every discipline within the industry.
Working to ensure our industry receives the respect it has long deserved and our future professionals are equipped with the tools necessary to succeed in their chosen profession is of the upmost importance.
She believes in the NYSASSP's mission to
Advocate Educate Elevate
For over 17 years, Christopher has aspired to elevate his craft as a hairdresser. From his work backstage at New York Fashion Week and now as a salon owner, he has always looked to improve his skills and evolve as a stylist. He opened Christopher Brian Salon in 2011 with the goal of bringing an upscale feel to his small salon in Troy. As an owner, Christopher believes strongly in continued education and making opportunities for his staff to grow.
As a member of the Salon & Spa Professionals of New York he hopes to continue the work of elevating the beauty industry. Shaping young hairdressers while also ensuring that there is legislative advocacy and educational opportunity for more experienced stylists and salon owners.
A licensed esthetician for 25+ years and co-owner of The Image Studio in Latham, NY for 14years, Angela has dedicated herself to providing advanced esthetics in a warm and relaxing environment. She believes education is the key to success and she has loved being immersed in the industry as both student and teacher.
As an Advisory Board Member of The Salon & Spa Professionals of NY she looks forward to working to elevate the entire industry to the highest level.
Greg Zorian is a third generation barber with over three decades of experience behind the chair and as an educator. He owns Gregory’s Barbershops in Albany, New York and employs over 20 service providers and support staff.
Greg is an international educator who regularly gives barbering demonstrations and hands-on seminars at barbershops, hair salons, barber and cosmetology schools, his award winning barbershops, and trade shows (IBS New York and Las Vegas, Premiere Orlando, Beauty Classic and Birmingham, ABS Chicago, and ISSE Long Beach). His work has been featured in numerous publications including The Milady Standard of Professional Barbering Textbook and DVD series, Modern Salon Magazine, First Chair Magazine, Modern Salon Learning, Shop Modern Salon, Milady Pro, Travel and Leisure Magazine, he was featured in “The Top 5 Best Men’s Haircuts in the World” category in Four Seasons Magazine, and most recently his work has been featured on the Rachel Ray show.
Currently, Greg has developed a full service education company for barbers and cosmetologists featuring live seminars and online education via the web based platform www.HowToCutHair.tv Along with Greg’s education company he has developed the Zorian of New York (www.ZorianOfNewYork.com) specialty line of haircare products.
Greg’s goal for his broad range of educational products and hairstyling products is to help barbers and hairstylists increase their men’s haircutting skills and to help them grow long term profitable service and retail businesse