Best of Masters: Frank Gambuzza

Gambuzza, Frank

Frank Gambuzza’s beauty industry career spans more than 40 years, starting as a shoeshine boy in a New Jersey barbershop, studying with Vidal Sassoon Academies, and opening the highly acclaimed Salon Visage in 1986 with wife and partner, Belinda. Recognized by Self magazine as one of the top 20 hairdressers in America, Frank is a highly sought after speaker and the cofounder of Strictly Business seminars.

Interviewed by Winn Claybaugh, Frank shared the ten disciplines of a world-class service provider and discussed his new position as president-elect of Intercoiffure America/Canada.

“I cheered the day I heard that Frank was the new president of Intercoiffure,” Winn Claybaugh says. “Leadership is about serving people, and Frank has a beautiful servant's heart.”


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About: Winn Claybaugh is the author of Be Nice (Or Else!) and “one of the best motivational speakers in the country,” according to CNN’s Larry King, who wrote the foreword for the book. A national speaker for major corporations and a business owner for more than 30 years with over 16,000 people in his organization, Winn is the founder, co-owner, and dean of hair care giant Paul Mitchell’s school division. Under Winn’s leadership and in keeping with their unique culture of giving back and building self-esteem, the 100-plus schools in the nationwide network have donated countless volunteer hours and raised more than $15.2 million for multiple charitable organizations.