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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

Award-winning BeautyEducator/Trichologist/Entrepreneur

/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.  

“He taught us a lot about relationships and all the things you can accomplish as a team.”

Kimbe Abernathy, Beauty Werkz Educator & CEO of Cosmebar Entities - The Bay Area, California

“As-Salaamu Alaikum. 

Dr. Ray has given me a great chance to express my talents and share my knowledge with many across the US. I have an immense deal of respect for this brother. God Bless. Ameen ”

Jamaal Umar Abdur-Rahman - President of Barber Werkz Division & Licensed Barber in seven states. NY/NC based

“Dr. Ray has helped me to build my confidence, allowing me to speak to large audiences without any fear. He brings out the best in people."

Kimberly Denise Lee - Beauty Werkz Educator Georgia & Owner of Bella Cheveux Salon, Snellville, GA

“Mr. Dave Ray is an assertive agent who challenges you to be your best. Building your skillset is truly what he is good at."

Adrian Tabb - Beauty Educator, Licenced Instructor in Arkansas & Georgia., Salon owner in Conway, Arkansas.

“I am Dr. Ray's right hand when it comes to trade shows, seminars, workshops, and symposia. He can count on me to be there at his side. He has been there for me. "

Alisa Stilley. Beauty Werkz Educator, Owner of My New Love Salon, Brooklyn, NY

“Although he is my dad, I can truly say that he brings a vast array of wisdom, through experience, to both the beauty and business culture. "

E. Joseph Ray - Dave Ray Enterprises Associate & Owner of Trinity Therapeutic Touch, Georgia

“I believe I am a confident person but Dave helps me to be better at what I do well. Thanks a million, sir "

Ericka Cherry, Beauty Werkz Educator & Owner of Create The Beautiful Salons, Baltimore & Catonsville, Maryland.

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