ICA Leadership

ICA President – Frank Gambuzza, The Visage Group

Frank Gambuzza along with wife, Belinda, own The Visage Group in Knoxville, Tennessee. The Visage Group started with a 3 chair location 1986 and now  is comprised of Salon Visage, Spa Visage, Studio Visage, Frank’s Barbershop, The Visage Advanced Hair Academy (VAHA), BioEssence haircare products, Online Testing Group and an interest in Be Styled Knoxville – a BlowDry Lounge. The Visage Group employs more than 170 people and offers hair, skin, nail, makeup, and body services to more than 600 clients per day in Knoxville.

Salon Visage has been featured in Wall Street Journal, Elle, Vogue and Sophisticate’s Hairstyle magazines and has been listed among the Top 10 Salons in America by BE! Beauty Entertainment magazine. Frank’s Barbershop has been voted Best Barbershop in America three years in a row by online viewers of About.com, a New York Times company. It was also featured on a list of top barbershops in America by both Playboy and Details magazine.

Frank Gambuzza’s experience spans more than 40 years, beginning at age 13, when he worked for an Italian barber in Northern New Jersey. Today, his expertise is sought by salon owners and hairdressers from as far away as New Zealand. A member of the exclusive Intercoiffure America / Canada and a recognized national and international speaker, Frank has addressed groups as a performing artist for Wella and as an independent educator.

Some of his individual awards and accomplishments include:

  • Self Magazine listed Frank as one of the Top 30 Haircutters in America
  • Sophisticates Hairstyle Guide named him one of the Top 14 Hairdressers in America
  • Frank’s work has appeared in major fashion magazines, including on the cover of
  • Frank has served on the Board of Directors of Intercoiffure America / Canada since 1999
  • In 1999, Frank conducted a tour of Australian and New Zealand stopping in 12 major cities to address more than 10,000 salon owners and hairdressers

ICA Board of Directors

President – Frank Gambuzza

Salon Visage, Knoxville, TN

1st Vice President & Atelier Chair Person – Sheila Zaricor-Wilson

Master Design Salon and Wellness Studio, Memphis,TN

2nd Vice President – Andreas Zafiriadis

SalonBuzz, Chicago, IL

Treasurer – Charles Penzone

The Charles Penzone Family of Salons, Powell, OH

Secretary – Terry McKee

Nuovo Salon Group, Sarasota, FL

Lois Christie – Past President
Christie & Co., Bayside, NY

Jo Blackwell-Preston
Dop Dop Salon, New York, NY

Scott Buchanan
Scott J Salons, New York, NY

John Donato
Donato Salon & Spa, Mississauga, ON – Canada

Darleen Gage
Shear Pleasure, Friendswood, TX

Karen Gordon
J. Gordon Designs, Chicago, IL

Salvatore Minardi
Salvatore Minardi Salon, Madison, NJ

Candy Shaw
Jamison Shaw Hairdressers, Atlanta, GA

Oliver Steinnagel
Oliver’s Hair Salon, Overland Park, KS

ICA Artistic Director – Van Council

Van Michael Salon, Atlanta, GA