Originally from Sacramento, Chad attended cosmetology school at the Vidal Sassoon Academy, Santa Monica. After graduation, he moved to NYC to further his education and create his career footprint in the fashion and beauty capital, eventually becoming an educator for the Aveda brand. Later, Chad took a position at Charles Elias, an ARROJO Ambassador Salon. After attending various classes and events at ARROJO, and recognizing the global reputation of the company, he decided to join our team. A cutter with a rounded background, great experience, and rare talent and technique, Chad is a client favorite for his passion, and creative approach to cutting and styling. "I love the instant gratification of making a person look and feel great,” he says.