At the core of Alfaparf Milano Professional are its ambassadors, a global team of top-notch professionals and industry leaders who drive and inspire us with their creative innovation, setting the tone for the future hair trends.
Meet our Ambassadors
Meet Francesco Arancio, Italian hairstylist from ALFAPARF MILANO PROFESSIONAL's international team. With collections showcased in 25+ countries, he's the artistic director of two salons and an academy in Palermo, where he started, and the International Master Creative Colorist & Stylist for Eurasia at ALFAPARF MILANO PROFESSIONAL. He was named Top Italian Hairstylist in 2017. What's next?
Meet Lorenzo Marchelle, Italian hairstylist from ALFAPARF MILANO PROFESSIONAL's international team. Raised in his father’s barbershop, he opened his first salon in 2009 and became Art Director of the Attilio Artistic Team in 2016. He collaborates with ALFAPARF MILANO PROFESSIONAL, creating seminars and collections. His passion for haircuts and colors has earned him awards like Best Italian Hairdresser of the Year and a nomination at the London Alternative Hair Show.
Meet Gianni Rando, Italian hairstylist from ALFAPARF MILANO PROFESSIONAL's international team. He left his hometown Modica as a teenager, but returned at 25 to open his own salon. For 9 years, he has showcased creativity and passion, creating sophisticated looks. Gianni became an educator for ALFAPARF MILANO PROFESSIONAL in 2017, earning the title of Top Creative Colorist and Stylist. He contributed to the ALFAPARF MILANO PROFESSIONAL Collection in 2019.
Meet Antonella Romita, Italian hairstylist from our international team. Growing up in a large Apulian family, she found her passion for hairstyling at an early age. At 18, she opened the Alkimia Salon in Cremona. Since joining ALFAPARF MILANO PROFESSIONAL in 2013, she conducts seminars and workshops on bleaching and coloring. She actively contributes to our latest collections, serves as an ambassador for product launches, and holds the title of Master Creative Colorist for ALFAPARF MILANO PROFESSIONAL Italia.
Meet Global Ambassador Mimmo Laserra, an esteemed hairstylist known for his appearances at major hair shows in Milan, New York, and Paris. His passion for hairstyling sparked at the age of 9 while working as a shop boy in a Bari barber shop. Continuously exploring and training, he now operates his prestigious atelier in Palazzo Taverna, a stunning historic Roman residence. Mimmo's cuts not only celebrate aesthetics but also pay homage to each individual's unique character.
Meet Emanuele Vona, Italian hairstylist from ALFAPARF MILANO PROFESSIONAL's international team. Based in Rome, he co-founded the MOD group and works at the family salon. Emanuele has contributed to our latest collections and participated in international shows. As an International Hairstylist for the Euro-Asian region, he conducts educational courses at his Rome academy. His style blends Swinging London with Italian traditions, creating bold and nuanced looks. He has also worked as a session stylist for Vanity Fair, Marieclaire, and L'Uomo Vogue, and collaborated on Valentino commercials.
Bill Tsiknaris, the new Global Ambassador of ALFAPARF MILANO PROFESSIONAL and owner of @tsiknarishair, is a renowned hairstylist with a diverse career. With a wealth of experience spanning 30 years, he has traveled the world, honing his skills in hair fashion photography, education, and mentoring. His remarkable talent has garnered numerous national awards, including 1st place in the Australian Hair Fashion Awards as Avant Garde Hairdresser of the Year. Bill's creativity, passion, and innovation continue to propel him forward in the industry.
Meet Global Ambassador Cassandra McGlaughlin, an award-winning colorist, salon owner, business coach, and digital content creator. With a focus on strategy and intention, she believes in the importance of personal development and mindset in achieving success. Cassandra helps beauty professionals elevate their businesses and clients feel their most beautiful selves.
Meet Samuel Luna, a Mexican hairstylist and member of ALFAPARF MILANO PROFESSIONAL's international team. With a career spanning over three decades, Samuel has trained with renowned names in the industry, specializing in cutting and coloring. As a technical educator at the Mexico Alfaparf Group Academy since 2006, he inspires professional hairstylists and manages Vellesa Salón. His talent has been recognized with awards such as Best Hairstylist in 2009 and "Honor a quien honor merece" in 2016.
Meet Walter Gonzalez, a Mexican hairstylist and member of ALFAPARF MILANO PROFESSIONAL's international team. With 20+ years of experience, Walter is part of ALFAPARF MILANO PROFESSIONAL México's Artigiani artistic team. Known for his modern and elegant style, Walter has collaborated with prestigious Mexican publications and showcased his talent on various national stages. He shares his expertise through ALFAPARF MILANO PROFESSIONAL, conducting courses in Mexico and Central America.
Welcome our new Global Ambassador Walter Herrero! From Santa Fe, Argentina, Walter opened his first salon in 1996 and joined ALFAPARF MILANO PROFESSIONAL in 2000. With 28+ years of experience, he excels in color, shapes, and textures at @walterherreropeluqueria. He values continuous learning and opened an exclusive ALFAPARF MILANO PROFESSIONAL salon two years ago, offering unique experiences for every customer's style.