iO Salon


SAM Trapino

Owner and operator of IO Salon, Sam has been in the hair industry for over nineteen years. Having moved to Atlanta in 1995, Sam has excelled as a professional in arguably one of the top salons in the nation, Van Michael Salon.

In his fourteen years of employment his experience and expertise is unparalleled in his field. As co-director of education, platform artist, show team member and manager of over 115 staff members Sam has been in a unique position to learn his craft Having trained in some of the finest institutes in the industry Le. Vidal Sassoon London, Toni and Guy USA, The Redkin Institute New York, The Aveda Institute New York and Bumble and bumble University New York Sam has honed his craft specializing in hair cutting and styling

Industry leaders have celebrated Sam's dedication to his craft repeatedly. Voted best hairdresser in Atlanta by the national Elle Magazine in 1998, voted best hairdresser by Allure Magazine in 2001 to date "deemed the king of the Bob", and voted best hairdresser by Atlanta Magazine 2003. Sam's unequivocal dedication to the art of hairdressing coupled with his knowledge in the hair business has given him the tools to build one of the premiere salons in the region.

Sam Trapino