Passion, ambition, and the drive to succeed make Parnelli Gard one of the most sought after stylist in the local area! Parnelli is a seasoned salon professional that has integrated her years of diverse experience to become a leader and mentor to Cre8 Salon and Spa’s guests and team alike. Parnelli is passionate about helping people. She starts with her unique individualized consultation to understand each guest’s visions and goals. Her keen eyes and listening ears helps to find the look that will enhance confidence and expose the natural beauty in each and everyone that sits in her chair! Parnelli's success simply lies in her client’s smiles. Parnelli's ambition is ignited with her desire to do better in all aspects of her life.
In 2011 Parnelli was hand selected by REDKEN NYC 5th AVENUE as one of 350 Platform Artist in the US. Her ambition and skills have taken her behind the scenes of major hair shows, and she was invited to the prestigious New York City Mercedes Benz Fashion Week. Parnelli is the only Redken Artist in Southwest Florida giving her the opportunity to mentor salon professionals across the country. Parnelli attends intensive workshops at least twice a year with some of the industry's leading celebrity artists. She is committed to sharing these innovative trends and fashions to Cre8 stylists and her guests.
As a certified colorist, Parnelli knows color inside and out. She enjoys defining hair from sets to up styles. Razor cutting is one of her favorite skills, as well as, precision cutting. If you ask her what she loves doing most, she says, “I Love it all. I don't think I can pick just one!” Parnelli connects with her guests on a deeper level of well being and feels it's not just about hair; it's about the total experience. Everything matters!
Cre8 Salon and Spa is where Parnelli calls her home away from home. She has four sons and takes pride in the balance of motherhood and her career. Parnelli considers Cre8 and all Cre8's guests an extension to her own family. Out of all her awards and recognition, the one she holds most dear to her heart is Cre8's award of ‘Best Hot Coco’. So, if you come to Cre8 on a chilly day, you may get a chance to warm up with Parnelli's world famous mommy hot coco!