Leonardo became a licensed hairstylist when he was 16 years old and has been in the beauty business since 12 years old, helping his dad, Carmelo with shampooing and sweeping in his salon. Since then he has been a competitor, platform educator and creative designer for 3 of NCA's Hair-America collections. Leo has worn many hats as a competitor, instructor, educator and designer. His strength is creating distinctive looks as a hair designer for photo shoots. Leo is active keeping up with an array of fashion and beauty trends. He is an instrumental facet to this CT based hair salon family. Leo has an active role in developing LeMarca hair products and tools. He has been holding educational seminars for many years both nationally and internationally. He was recently featured on NBC, caring for clients & creating awareness for Cut it out program.
In addition to his passion for hairdressing he also holds a Master’s degree in International business from the University of Hartford and is always looking for ways to implement his knowledge and teaching of the salon atmosphere into the classroom setting. When not behind the chair or in the classroom Leo can be found traveling and spending time with his family.