Wissam Akl is the founder of Collective Salon&Spa. Wissam began his career in 1988. After graduating from Marvel College in Calgary.

Wissam knew that his education has only just begun. He traveled in search of innovation to Tony&Guy in Dallas and New York. With some of the Icons of the industry and did not stop there. Continuous education took him to many parts of the world to stay current to best serve his guest's needs.

Wissam Akl started his first Salon Xpose' Hair in 1991 and enjoyed success for 20 years before expanding to Collective Salon & Spa.

Wissam is an accomplished, published, diverse and creative Stylist and Educator with more than 15 various awards in long hair Updo, Men's hair, Women's Hair and Total look competitions.
As an educator, our most important job is to inspire. Through inspiration, we are able to unlock amazing potential in our team members. With Passion still burning strong, and with the help of our talented team Wissam is set out to build Collective to be the Premiere Salon & Spa and the leading Hair Fashion Hub in Calgary.

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