Gene Juarez is the Founder and President of Seattle's most distinguished salon and he is one of the most successful salon owners in the nation. Gene has created eight full-service salons and spas, two cosmetology schools, and the Gene Juarez Advanced Training Salon, In 1980, he was selected for membership in Intercoiffure America, an exclusive group of 200 of the most prestigious salons in the United States and Canada. Throughout his career, he has received numerous, distinguished honors for his work. With a strong belief in giving back to the community that supports you, Gene is known as a major contributor to several community organizations. Some of these organizations include the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Boy Scouts of America, Big Brothers and Poncho.