Brigette Sobus - Owner
Owner of Salon Soca, an Aveda Concept
Salon in Chicago, IL, Brigette launched her style-setting career in 1993 at Mario
Tricocci in Chicago.
Brigette has valued the importance of education and mentoring throughout her career, which inspired her to pursue numerous advanced certifications as a stylist, business
owner and salon trainer. In 2004 Brigette opened Salon Soca in Chicago and
started advanced business coaching. In 2009 Salon Soca was recognized as
one of the fastest growing salons in North America by Salon Today magazine, earning the distinction as a Top 200 Salon. The
salon has earned a distinction in the Top 200 Salon list every year consecutively ever since.
Prior to opening Salon Soca in 2005, Brigette held senior stylist, educational and management positions at top salons including Mario Tricocci, Zano's Hair Design and J.Bauer Salon in Chicago and Subway Salon in New Jersey.
Brigette is a member of the American Board of Certified Colorists and was honored with the Colorist of the Year Award in 2001 at Mario Tricoci. Since, Salon Soca has won the Citysearch Chicago Voter's Choice Award for Best Color and Highlights in 2007; and the salon was selected to participate in Chicago Fashion Week in 2008.
Brigette continually studies the latest hair innovations and has attended many prestigious professional programs including Vidal Sassoon Advanced Color (London), Vidal Sassoon Advanced Cutting (Miami & Chicago), Aveda Institute (Chicago and Toronto). She is devoted to the management and business
development of salons, and has attended Aveda Business College in Minneapolis and works with Milady every month teaching business development, coaching and professional classes for salon owners.
In 2012, Brigette started pursuing another dream of working towards her Accreditation as a Business and Life Coach with the International Coaching Federation. She was so inspired by the training and education she experienced that she wanted to help empower other people to achieve their dreams and life a more fulfilling life.
Brigette is passionate about the hair care industry and committed to increasing her knowledge, and educating others, about the salon business. Brigette forms
lasting, authentic bonds with her clients and is a dedicated salon business owner,
trainer and mentor who puts her heart into all she does.