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Joel Bongini is an expert stylist with a technical approach to the industry. As salon owner for 10 years, he achieved great recognition in today’s top fashion magazines, such as Vogue, Allure and Marie Claire. Joel’s experience landed him a top stylist position at the prestigious Garren Salon in New York...[expand title="More"] Working with Garren and being a part of his team for years was highly inspirational. His international runway…
Steven hails from Brooklyn, New York and has a background in customer service for more than 35 years. His career has taken him from owning a photography and graphic arts empire for 20 years to the Manager/Client Liaison/Receptionist at Salon Bongini. Steven will treat you like family when entering the salon and he’s been told he makes the best cappuccino and latte in town!
I believe hard work, great client service and continuing education are the keys to success.
In 1984, Dennis began his cosmetology career in New Orleans, LA. The richness and culture of his home town has been a great influence on his work as a master stylist and colorist. His career in Fort Lauderdale, Florida began in 2005 and he's been fortunate to work with some outstanding mentors. Dennis became Great Lengths Certified in 2009, adding cold fusion extensions to his list of expanding services. "I love what I…
Betty hails from Maryland and has been styling hair for 30 years. Her time in the D.C. area allowed her the opportunity to work at The White House! She has been living in South Florida for 13 years and has won a multitude of hair cutting competition including some national challenges.  Her charming personality and incredible cutting and color skills will make you feel like a family member is styling…
With 25+ years of experience in the beauty industry, William specializes in rich beautiful color, color corrections, artistry cuts and styling and voluminous blowouts. He has worked with Ted Gibson, a make-over celebrity stylist for television's "What Not To Wear" and Mercedez-Benz New York Fashion week as a stylist for several designers including Rachel Ray and Carmen Marc Valvo, and as a stylist and color educator for Goldwell, Frameis and…
Robert, originally from New York, is an accomplished stylist and former salon owner with over 30 years experience. His extensive career has made him proficient in a wide range of styling for both women and men, and prides himself on being meticulous and detail oriented. Robert’s cosmetology experience, along with his education in fine arts, has given him not just the technical knowledge of color, but the artistic skill to…
Bryan, originally from DC, is no stranger to South Florida. His career spans over 25 years with experience in locations from Las Vegas to New York . His expertise includes a multicultural base with emphasis on all types of hair, especially short and bridal hair. Bryan has been published in Washingtonian, and City and Shore Magazine with clients in the media and the entertainment industry. He considers himself a passionate…
Hailing from Connecticut he graduated from Southern Connecticut University with a Bachelor’s degree in Art Education. He moved to Fort Lauderdale in 1972 and worked in Palm Beach and then opened his first salon on Las Olas Blvd. He has styled many of his clients for close to 40 years. Precision haircuts combined with a impeccable color services proves Patrick is a stylist for everyone!  He has a passion for…

Joel Bongini Owner & Stylist

Manage your hair! Don't damage your hair.

Joel Bongini is an expert stylist with a technical approach to the industry. As salon owner for 10 years, he achieved great recognition in today’s top fashion magazines, such as Vogue, Allure and Marie Claire.
Joel’s experience landed him a top stylist position at the prestigious Garren Salon in New York…More

Working with Garren and being a part of his team for years was highly inspirational. His international runway work includes: Chanel, Marc Jacobs, Escada and ana Sui.
Working with the best in his field opened doors to a freelance career with Timothy Priano at Artists. Artists took Joel across the country to Los Angeles. After his career in film and television, Joel was compelled to move back east and open Salon Bongini.

Tools of the Trade: Joel’s favorite product is the Cristalli Liquidi by Alfaparf. “Apply a few drops to palm, distribute evenly throughout damp or dry hair.  Watch your hair’s luster shine through.”

Steve Mark – Salon Manager

Steven hails from Brooklyn, New York and has a background in customer service for more than 35 years. His career has taken him from owning a photography and graphic arts empire for 20 years to the Manager/Client Liaison/Receptionist at Salon Bongini. Steven will treat you like family when entering the salon and he’s been told he makes the best cappuccino and latte in town!

Dennis Allmand – Stylist

I believe hard work, great client service and continuing education are the keys to success.

In 1984, Dennis began his cosmetology career in New Orleans, LA. The richness and culture of his home town has been a great influence on his work as a master stylist and colorist.

His career in Fort Lauderdale, Florida began in 2005 and he’s been fortunate to work with some outstanding mentors. Dennis became Great Lengths Certified in 2009, adding cold fusion extensions to his list of expanding services.

“I love what I do for a living and look forward to a continued devotion to my career and most importantly, my clients.”

Betty Rodriguez – Stylist

Betty hails from Maryland and has been styling hair for 30 years. Her time in the D.C. area allowed her the opportunity to work at The White House! She has been living in South Florida for 13 years and has won a multitude of hair cutting competition including some national challenges.  Her charming personality and incredible cutting and color skills will make you feel like a family member is styling your hair.
She specializes in updo’s, modern and classic cutting styles and color corrections.
We welcome her to our Salon Bongini family.

William King – Stylist

With 25+ years of experience in the beauty industry, William specializes in rich beautiful color, color corrections, artistry cuts and styling and voluminous blowouts.

He has worked with Ted Gibson, a make-over celebrity stylist for television’s “What Not To Wear” and Mercedez-Benz New York Fashion week as a stylist for several designers including Rachel Ray and Carmen Marc Valvo, and as a stylist and color educator for Goldwell, Frameis and Aveda Salons in New York City.

Robert Luce – Stylist

Robert, originally from New York, is an accomplished stylist and former salon owner with over 30 years experience. His extensive career has made him proficient in a wide range of styling for both women and men, and prides himself on being meticulous and detail oriented. Robert’s cosmetology experience, along with his education in fine arts, has given him not just the technical knowledge of color, but the artistic skill to create beautiful, classic hair color, highlighting, and corrective color. Robert will make you feel at ease, being known for his calming personality and the ability to connect to his clients. With your needs in mind,
Robert will achieve a customized style that’s perfect for you, and as our mantra says… “look gorgeous!”

Bryan – Stylist

Bryan, originally from DC, is no stranger to South Florida. His career spans over 25 years with experience in locations from Las Vegas to New York . His expertise includes a multicultural base with emphasis on all types of hair, especially short and bridal hair. Bryan has been published in Washingtonian, and City and Shore Magazine with clients in the media and the entertainment industry. He considers himself a passionate professional who loves to bake and enjoys a good laugh with his co-workers and anyone who sits in his chair.

Patrick – Stylist

Hailing from Connecticut he graduated from Southern Connecticut University with a Bachelor’s degree in Art Education. He moved to Fort Lauderdale in 1972 and worked in Palm Beach and then opened his first salon on Las Olas Blvd. He has styled many of his clients for close to 40 years. Precision haircuts combined with a impeccable color services proves Patrick is a stylist for everyone! 
He has a passion for travel, especially cruises and his favorite place to travel is Italy, where his family hails from. His grandmother is from Naples and taught him to cook Italian food. Patrick’s warm and friendly personality makes all of his clients enjoy their visit to Salon Bongini.