Meet the Instructor


We are proud to bring Matt Swinney to our stage! A four-time North American Hairstyling Award (NAHA) winner, including 2017 Hairstylist of the year, and three-time winner of Behind The Chair’s ONE SHOT Award, Matt is highly respected in the professional beauty industry for his creative vision, technical expertise and business savvy. Matt has also led NY fashion week and been featured in American Salon, Modern Salon, and named a “Beauty Genius” by Elle Magazine. Matt has traveled the globe conceptualizing and bringing new ideas to shows, photo shoots and education platforms to push the industry forward. At present Matt holds the title of Global Creative Director for Rusk hair care products.