Meet Walter & Gregory
Gregory Brady and his partner of 18 years Walter DeFord reside in Dunedin, Florida, where he grew up.
They have owned and operated Salon GW, formerly Gregory’s Salon, for 20 years, except for a two year hiatus when Gregory worked with Team La Posh.
He currently works with Summit Marketing Group on several HSN hair and beauty brands, coordinating all of the on air styling with the design team, creating wigs, extensions and haircare products.
Some of the other events Gregory coordinates and promotes include:
- “Wearable Art “ Hair and Make-up Team for over 10 Years for the Dunedin Fine Art Center
- Hair and Makeup Team for Fashion Week Tampa Bay
- Editorial work in Bay Magazine, Tampa Bay Magazine, Canadian Life, Brazils’ Elle, Destinations Publications
- On location in the US and abroad for phot shoots and fashion shows
- Touring with several premium hair, skincare and makeup brands for the Premier and American Beauty shows nationwide as a platform artist
- He has trained under the creator and owner of Sebastian International and L’Oreal Professional brands.
Salon GW Stylists
Stylist / Salon Manager
Andi is a passionate and versatile stylist and makeup artist with over 6 years of experience. She enjoys transforming clients and models at photo shoots, runway shows and at the Home Shopping Network, and she would love to transform you! Andi specializes in women’s coloring and cutting techniques.
Mia is a multicultural stylist that specializes in all hair types, and textures. She prides herself with having a strong knowledge of hair care, and maintains a balance between health and beauty. With 6 + years of experience, she is passionately gifted and creative in the art of hair styling and make-up artistry. Mia has developed an eye for individuality, and technique for a guaranteed professional finish and has the knowledge to adjust to each individual clients needs.
Nicole has had a passion for the hair and beauty industry most of her adult life. She has been licensed for more than 7 years. In that time she has mastered a wide range of hair cutting and styling techniques. Nicole believes in continued education and strives to stay at the forefront of her field, mastering these looks for her clients.