– Avenue A’s CEO/Founder
Gail Pete is a master stylist with 11 years of experience in the hair industry. After receiving her cosmetology license, she went on to cultivate her craft and began working at one of the top salons in Houston, Visible Changes. Her term at Visible Changes molded her skills into becoming a Master Hair Cutter. From that point on, Gail’s career began to take shape as doors opened and she continued to blossom. In July 2015, she was chosen to work for the Amika Hair Brand during New York Fashion Week, where she worked alongside the esteemed Naeemah LaFond. Later that year Gail landed the opportunity to become the Houston Rockets Power Dancers’ hairstylist.
Ms. Pete’s motto and belief is that education is the key to real success. Her formula to life is the “continuation of learning, plus the desire to continuously grow, will equal success.” With her motto in mind, Gail decided to take on another venture and hone in on her makeup skills. She built up the confidence and join the team at MAC Cosmetics Houston where she gained the expertise and knowledge that would qualify her to bring amazing looks to her clients and educate them on beauty enhancements. Her most recent decision has been to push herself to the limit and enroll at The Paul Mitchell School to get her instructors license. Gail is so passionate about learning and giving back that she wants to be able to give knowledge to the up and coming feature professionals. Helping them to hone in on their skills and become the best artist they can be.
Gails biggest accomplishment is becoming the salon owner of the trend-setting, loft-styled Avenue A Salon Studio. Its mission is to be an innovative salon brand with illustrious style, creativity and beauty experts that bridge all gaps for their highly valued clients. Avenue A Salon Studio is your premier salon haven where each hairstylist specializes in healthy hair care and the makeup artists service the best, trendy looks for any engagement. Beauty and fashion has always been Gails motivation in becoming a successful influence to any client that crosses her path, and she has created Avenue A to influence the masses. Avenue A Salon Studio prides themselves on being a multicultural salon, working with any and all hair textures. The goal is to give the best customer service in a professional, vibrant salon atmosphere.