The Team at Dave Ray Enterprises
Some of the original members of our first team in early June 2013 at Premiere Orlando International Beauty Show at the end of the first day on the trade show floor.
About the President/CEO
/Author of ten (10) publications. Motivational Speaker and Life Skills Coach, Dr. Dave Ray, also known as, “The Beauty Surgeon” has upwards of 40 years in the beauty industry. He is the new sought-after global Business Strategist and Customer Service guru. He travels through Europe and East Asia to both harnesses his skillset and facilitates training in his newfound passion.
Dr. Ray was also featured as the main judge in Chris Rock’s HBO’s Documentary, “Good Hair”. He was the stylist responsible for bringing to life the OXYGEN’s and “Hair Battle Spectacular” logos for the Oxygen Network. The Beauty Surgeon completed hairpieces for the Oxygen’s Network “Hair Battle Spectacular” promo ad. He has just finished filming for the premiere edition of a new series on Netflix called, “We Are The Champions” featuring him as a Legend in the Beauty Industry.
As Board Certified Master Colorist and former Regional Training Director for Mizani/L’Oreal USA, He has won almost every national competition in which he has participated.
He also runs a successful Professional Salon/Spa & Trichology Center, along with a hands-on Training Facility in New York City for beauty professionals.
As President/CEO of the education company and the nine salon franchise, BEAUTY WERKZ, he brings advanced education in nine areas of the beauty field.
Dave has been honored with “Cosmetologist of the Year Award 2006” by the New York State and the same in Richmond, VA in 2011.
The Beauty Surgeon was recently awarded “Educator of the Year 2011” by the Black Beauty Association in Richmond, VA.
He is chairman of judges for all major competitions to include the Bronner Brothers competitions.
In August 2017, Dr. Ray was presented with the SAGE Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Beauty Industry Alliance for his commitment and support to his field.
He has a Ph.D. in Clinical Trichology from the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.
He attained a doctorate from the fraternity of NBCL, Washington, DC.
…A certified Trichologist and Licensed Massage Therapist.
His zeal for improving Customer Service in his homeland from all fronts is being recognized in every quarter, as he vehemently brings these powerful workshops to Antigua and Barbuda.