As a fourth generation hairstylist, the beauty industry is truly in Tony Gordon's blood. He is a former Aveda Purefessional & an Intercoiffure member for over 10 years, having worked NYFW and with large fashion house names like Versace. He is passionate about growing hairstylists into haircutting & coloring masters.
Tony's great-grandmother was a wig maker for the Chicago Lyric Opera. His grandmother was a principal of the American Beauty Academy in Chicago, founded Elizabeth Gordon Hair Designs in Hyde Park, and was considered to be one of the top colorists of her time.
His father, Jerry Gordon, was a legacy in the Chicagoland hair industry. Jerry owned one of the first Aveda Salons in the United States, J. Gordon Designs. He was recognized as the 1990 Hair Salon Owner of the Year. Tony's sister, Katherine Gordon, is a hairdresser in New York and Los Angeles and has worked with numerous celebrities on films and television.
Pamela is also a multi-generational hairstylist and started in the hair industry with Tony. She has worked on the floor in every location Gordon Salons has opened, being the first Senior Master Stylist at Gordon Salon and continuing to provide her award winning team with the leadership and guidance necessary to build a successful career in the beauty industry by providing above and beyond services for her guests.
Tony and Pam's two children, Jessica and Michael Gordon are 5th generation hair stylists and have been working with the Gordon Salon teams on the floor and front desk for over 20 collective years. Both are business graduates as well as passionate hair designers. They have done hair on stage with industry legends, competed for Intercoiffure Nouveau & won next generation leadership awards 2 years running by the 2-to-10 Conference. Currently, Jessica is a stylist and the Director of Human Resources For Gordon Salon and Michael is the Director of Marketing and a Finance assistant.
We at Gordon Salon believe that continuing education beyond beauty school is crucial to the overall success and longevity of any hairdresser's career.
Every stylist on our team has extensive knowledge of their field. Our rigorous training program ensures that all Gordon Salon hair designers receive expert education, specializing them in both cut and color.
Additionally, we firmly believe that your overall wellness is sacred. We proudly use only Aveda’s naturally-derived products. By tapping into the essences of plants and flowers, we ensure only the healthiest ingredients touch your skin and hair while conserving the planets resources.