Carley has been one of the greatest attributes to the industry for close to two decades. Her dedication to her clients is what has really driven her to continue her education and succeed as one of the Artistic Directors at the salon. Excelling in styling and cutting, Carley is known around the salon as the “queen of up-do's.” Carley has an amazing eye for balance and shape. She has been published in several publications and her work appeared on the Life and Style talk show. Carley's clients gravitate to her for her understanding and creative nature, as well as her easygoing and approachable attitude. So whether it's a great cut or a style for that very special day, let her vision guide you to looking your best.
hours: Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Annmarie has had a passion for the hair and beauty industry her entire life. Being a third generation stylist, she places a high value on listening to her clients, understanding their needs and creating beautiful, wearable styles for all occasions. Annmarie specializes in modern cuts, chic styling and special event looks.
hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
Tracey started her education in 1986. She quickly realized that becoming a hair stylist is what she wanted to do for the rest of her life. Between high school and cosmetology school, there was little time left for work in her crazy schedule, but she was determined to find a company in the industry that would work with her. She finally came across Peter's Place, and her dreams came true! Peter's Place was a high-end salon that believed in consistently educating their staff. This is where her real training began. Tracey was introduced to stylist Anthony DeFranco, who would eventually become her mentor and later her boss. Tracey has continued to work with Anthony for the past 23 years. She has been to Canada for creative styling with Vidal Sassoon and to California for seminars with Paul Mitchell and Redken. Tracey is always keeping an eye open for new techniques and ventures, and has mastered the art of Hair Extensions. With Anthony's assistance she continues to expand her skill base by attending seminars and workshops to master her incredible skill.
hours: Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday
Jacqui began her journey here at Anthony DeFranco Salon in 2005. She trained directly under Anthony as his personal apprentice where she mastered her skills at cutting. Since then she has risen to a top position as senior artistic director. With years of experience including work seen on the pages of w lucky allure vogue and Woodbury magazine Jacqui took special interest in bridal and prom styles. She is passionate about glamour fashion and the latest trends. She values perfection and detail and strives to create a look that is right for each individual client. Jacqui is also a specialist in numerous types of hair extensions and believes there is no limit to her client’s potential beauty.
hours: Wednesday – Saturday
With nine years of experience in the beauty industry and extensive work in makeup artistry through M.A.C. Cosmetics, Jet found her niche at Anthony DeFranco Salon. She comes forth and embraces those who sit in her chair with a genuine sense of empathy and eagerness to spark the confidence in all of us. Jet's work has graced the pages of Woodbury Magazine; Rip the Runway Fashion Show, several indie films and your next-door neighbor. Not only does Jet know how to lead, but she also knows how to follow, allowing your own ideas to become reality.
hours: Wednesday - Saturday
At the ADF Salon and Spa Sylvia is notorious for her fashion forward sense of style. Her passion and enthusiasm to master hair cutting and styling propelled her from an ADF Apprentice to an ADF approved stylist within just one year (record time!), she now holds the position of a Senior Stylist. Sylvia's experience includes photo shoots for Woodbury Magazine, and bridal parties, which were featured in New York Magazine. Sylvia's passion is obvious by the way she approaches each hair cut as an opportunity to help her clients reach their beauty goals. Sylvia enjoys cutting every type of hair, from precise cropped cuts to maintenance trims for long locks. This is not just a career to Sylvia; this is what she loves to do. “THE SKY IS THE LIMIT.”
hours: Tuesday – Thursday – Friday - & Saturday
Michael began his career in California over 30 years ago working with Hollywood’s brightest stars before heading to the east coast to work at some of the most prestigious salons in Manhattan, becoming a salon owner in 2004. He is driven by making people look their best and feels his best reward is when he is able to open a new door for his clients.
Marissa has been passionate about the beauty industry her entire life. After earning her Cosmetology license, she flourished in our Apprenticeship program, quickly becoming a full-time stylist. With an extreme attention to detail, she excels at creating the right styles for each individual client from classic to trendy. Her strengths range from cutting and blow-out styling to up-dos and braiding. Her ultimate goal is to always give the client what they are looking for with her own unique twist, leaving them looking and feeling their absolute best.
Since starting at Anthony DeFranco Salon Kim has honed her skills in styling and barbering. She also specializes in numerous extension methods. The transformation of a client’s hair is what she strives for. Fusing her skills with innovative techniques, results in a chic and modern perspective on current trends.
Melissa's care and passion for making people look and feel their best has made her an asset to our salon for over 19 years. Melissa is the head of the ADF Educational Team and the backbone of our Color Department. She mentors and trains our up-and-coming Color talent and has traveled through out Europe and the United States training staff in other L'Oreal certified Salon's.. Becoming a Board Certified Hair colorist was just the beginning for Melissa; her passion to master the art of hair color earned her a place on the L'Oreal Professional Artistic Team. Melissa is passionate about staying informed on the very latest in hair color trends and keeping her clients informed on the very best hair care products to fit their needs.
hours: Wednesday - Saturday
Charles has specialized in hair color for many years. He is an evaluator for the American Board of Certified Hair colorists. He has studied in Italy, France and Greece, and is now an educator for Chromastics Hair Color. Charles prides himself on providing the best of the best color services, guaranteeing client satisfaction and making sure that his clients are provided with the proper education on how to best maintain their hair color.
hours: Tuesday - Saturday
Michelle has been in love with creating luxurious hair color for over two decades at the Anthony Defranco Salon. After graduating Wilson Tech, she came to our salon and joined our Apprenticeship program. Michele has attended numerous classes at F.I.T as well as training with some of the world's greatest colorists at the Toni and Guy and Paul Mitchell academies. Michele's specialty has taken her to the art of “wearable hair” excelling in hi-lighting and “natural colors”. Michele continues to train with L'Oreal Professional and has helped thousands of client's look and feel amazing. Whether you have a special occasion or need a change that will help you feel better about your appearance, Michele has the knack to make you look your best!
hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
With 20 years in the industry Ginger is an accomplished colorist. Her dedication to her craft has earned her the title of Educator/Evaluator for the American Board of Certified Hair colorists. Ginger's passion for coloring hair and has brought her all over the US educating herself and others on the very latest in hair color technique and products. Ginger also specializes in Keratin and Brazilian hair straightening/smoothing treatments. The combination of Gingers talent and award winning personality makes her a favorite with our clients and a cherished member of our staff.
hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Dave always aspired to follow in the footsteps of his grandfather and mother after admiring their work at the family run business, Bronx Beauty Salon. Dave started his career at Anthony DeFranco Salon and Spa 13 years ago. He left to begin educating himself within the industry by attending out of state advanced color classes, and took his career to another level which ultimately led him back to Anthony DeFranco. His clientele is built on trust and his ability to make every woman, look and feel their best. Come visit him Tuesday through Saturday at the salon and let him transform your look!
hours: Tuesday - Saturday
Dana’s art background has significantly influenced her eye for color. Specializing in balayage, creative, and corrective color, Dana’s drive to further her education continues to grow her as an experienced colorist. She is certified in Japanese straightening and is also a certified L’Oreal educator. In addition to furthering her own training, she provides color education to our new apprentices.
Rebecca’s ambition for all things beauty and art ultimately directed her to becoming a colorist at Anthony Defranco Salon and Spa. She began our intern program prior to completing beauty school and then continued with our apprenticeship program, assisting under both Charles and Melissa. Rebecca’s flair for visual aesthetics provides her with the ability to specialize in highlights and multidimensional single process color. Her interest and knowledge in beauty merchandising has led to her becoming the salons retail manager, and with her educational background, she was the perfect fit for supervising, training, and providing color education to our new apprentices.