He began his career as the Lead Makeup Artist at Aveda Spa and then a year later moved to Gauthier Total Image Spa. His artistry evolution took off at M·A·C Cosmetics, where he spent ten years carefully honing his technique and artistry, developing an unerring eye for understanding and translating beauty. While at M·A·C Cosmetics, he quickly joined the management team, where he wore multiple hats—from spearheading M·A·C’s globally recognized education programs to overseeing department store accounts and the Los Angeles flagship store, coordinating events, and developing trend-based looks—all further providing him with the necessary tools to be an industry leader.