What sets me apart as an in-demand educator and speaker is my passion for my craft and sharing what I love to do for a living. Let me develop a new business strategy to help you excel and succeed beyond your current vision.
Derek Maldonado got his start at a young age in the beauty industry. After spending 10 years behind the chair and becoming a top stylist, he decided to open his own salon. Derek wanted to create something different, something his area and never before seen. In just 4 years, his business grew over 140%. His team grew from 3 to 14 and he took his salon to a larger location on the main street in his town.
Trained and skilled in his craft, Derek has educated across the country sharing what he loves. He has worked as top color educator for prestigious color companies Goldwell and Pravana, runs his own in-salon apprentice training program, and works closely with Nick Arrojo as a brand ambassador. Derek’s humble leadership and commitment to excellence is what continues to grow his salon exponentially.