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Gina Bianca

Global Color Director, RUSK

With a remarkable track record as an international hair educator, color correction specialist, top-earning salon owner, and business/life coach, Gina Bianca is known as a true power player in the beauty industry. Lauded for her “honest, blunt, and comedic approach to education and empowerment,” Gina brings this uniquely candid advice directly to you in all of her education. Gina is deeply passionate about the transformation. Whether its your hair, life or business, Gina is passionate about helping her clients and students reach their goals.

Kate Dattilo


Kate has been a stylist for 12 years and has been breaking all the glass ceilings of success since day one! Recently awarded one of Beauty Launchpad’s Top 25 Stylists of 2020. Kate has been on the radar of industry leaders with her love for creating dimensional custom color for her clients that’s both on trend and stands the of time. Kate not only shines behind the chair, but she also loves to provide inspiration for stylists everywhere. She is a member of the Behind The Chair Team - an exclusive honor awarded to talented stylists who inspire and educate other professionals around the world and in 2021 she was the BTC ONE SHOT WINNER of the Cool Balayage Category. Kate is an ambassador with the brand Product Club and also represents the brand Truss as a brand specialist. In her spare time she loves the outdoors. You can find her traveling around the US bass fishing and exploring all avenues of fitness and self care that the outdoors has to offer! In short— anyone that sits in Kate’s chair is not only in for gorgeous hair but a great time!

Katie Brenner


Katie has owned and operated KTBHair since 2013 and a stylist for over a decade, while developing techniques alongside some of the top hair and beauty industry leaders.
Her passion is to educate other stylists and help them make beautiful work behind the chair, while making a beautiful in color, extensions and business.