Reuben Carranza

Carranza Named President of R+Co

Reuben Carranza, president of R+Co

Reuben Carranza is the president of R+Co, a new professional haircare line launching in May, as announced by Luxury Brand Partners, an incubator for artist-driven beauty brands, for which Carranza oversees the development of innovative brands and education platforms the brand is launching.

R+Co brings together a collective of top stylists, led by Howard McLaren, Thom Priano and Garren, to celebrate the culture of hairdressing, provide high-performance products created from a unique point of view and offer groundbreaking education.

Three New Distributors Join PBA Council

Three New Distributors Join Professional Beauty Association Leadership Council

Karl Sweis of Torrance, California-based Sweis Inc., Brandon Ranney of Pine Brook, New Jersey-based Creative Salon Concepts and Paul Gauvin of Fitchburg, Massachusetts-based WS Beauty Supply are newly elected members of the Professional Beauty Association's Distributor Leadership Council. They join Renee Shakour of Holliston, Massachusetts-based Essential Salon Products, who was re-elected.

All are serving as volunteers between Sept. 1, 2012, through Aug. 31, 2014.