One of our favorite Veterans, Laura, has been with us for almost 10 years, and holds the title of Master Stylist and Salon Coach! Laura comes from a family of Barber's and Stylist's, growing up watching them and aspiring to be like them one day. She followed her dream and graduated from Educator's of Beauty in 2005. Over the years Laura has attended several educational courses to keep her at he forefront of trends in the beauty and fashion world, including most recently working along side of the Kerastase-Paris Professional Tech Team in Chicago. Laura's favorite service to perform is Balayage highlighting because she can completely customize a look for her guest, without the unwanted out-growth! She can not only guide you to the perfect hairstyle, but she loves fashion and make-up too! Her confidence, experience and knowledge of this industry make her guests fall in love!
"Live life with no regret, not to sweat the small things, to always be genuine in and out of the workplace, to remember what is really important (loved ones). To not let others opinions define who I am."
Adrienne graduated from Hair Professional's in Dekalb, IL in 2005. Her career at WM started in 2008 and she is currently a Team Coach and the Educational Director of the hair department. Her background includes attending the Aveda Institute and becoming our Certified Hair Color Trainer, she has attended the Bumble and bumble University in New York City to become our certified Network Educator for Bumble and bumble. Along with keeping up with the current hair trends, her passion for makeup inspires her to excel in that as well. Adrienne is known for truly understanding her clients needs and going beyond their expectations! She has a strong knowledge of haircare and this allows her to "wow" her guests and create a memorable experience. She has the ability to "transform" clients and bring out the best in them! Adrienne also displays her creativity in her free time as a singer in a band, "The Crave".
"My mission is to continue doing the best I can in all situations in my life. Things may not always be the way I want but I must adapt, accept or change what it is that I want. I will never stop taking full responsibility for my goals, dreams, and wants. It is all in my control. I do however strive to be more assertive in doing what must be done, even if I don't want to. I will continually strive for balance both personally and professionally."
Shannon has been with us since the summer of 2010! Shannon graduated from Regency Beauty Institute and has been with us ever since! Shannon is most passionate about Balayage highlighting it's a great way to enhance your haircolor while keeping a natural look, resulting in less maintenance for you. Shannon listens to each guests' needs and lifestyle to create a style that is going to look and work the best for you. Shannon has been nicknamed the "curl queen" because of her love for curling her guests and leaving them with a total "wow" experience!
"My mission is to be compassionate to other people and be willing to forgive to be able to move forward. I will continue to stay positive and encouraging to my family, friends, and co workers. I will not compromise my beliefs or values for anyone."
Rachel loves the excitement of meeting new people everyday and doing all different types of haircoloring and haircuts. Rachel loves to shop and find the latest and greatest trends in fashion and the beauty world. She graduated from Regency Beauty Institute in 2010 and has been with WM since 2010 also.
"Live every day as if it was a special day. Always be happy because anytime you're mad, that is a minute wasted you can't get back."
Brittanie graduated from Regency Beauty Institute in 2011. Brittanie’s passion for Cosmetology started as a little girl growing up watching her Grandma succeed in the same career. Brittanie has a soft spot for her clients, as her motivation comes from making people confident in their own skin. She loves reading and loves education, which ensures her guests will always know the latest and greatest there is to offer in the beauty industry. Brittanie gets excited by change and anything that is new and different! Her favorite service to perform is Balayage Highlighting, she has spent a lot of time practicing and perfecting this technique. What she loves most about Balayage is that she can be creative and totally customize a look for her guests. With a down-to-earth manner and meticulous skill, Brittanie creates aspirational, yet wearable styles that suit her guest's lifestyle, face shape and hair texture. In her spare time, she loves to stay in shape by working out and likes to relax while spending time with family and friends.
"It is my mission to live with respect for myself and everyone around me. I will strive to be an example of integrity, loyalty and compassion to the people around me, always remembering that everyone is fighting a battle we know nothing about. I will spend my days bringing out the beauty in others, as I know if I can do that for them, I will bring out the best in myself."
Stephanie joins our Hair and Nail departments, graduating from Educators of Beauty. She has always been a girly girl and loves all things to do with beauty and fashion. She is passionate about being able to positively change her guests lives by transforming their look. Her favorite treatments to perform are color, styling and blowouts. When she is not working, she likes to spend time with her family and boyfriend, go shopping, get her hair colored and get massages!
"It is my mission to live everyday of my life to the absolute fullest. To always appreciate everyone and everything I have been given. To do my small part in the world by using my talents to better the lives of others."
Jessica graduated from Regency Beauty Institute. She has always had a passion for helping people feel beautiful and loves the gratification of seeing her guests smile and be happy in the moment when they are done with their service. She especially loves hair and nails, she even grew up painting her nails everyday to match her outfits! Her other passions outside of work are hiking, camping, spending time with family, friends, and her dogs, and getting her hair colored!
"I strive to live a happy, positive life. To give so much of myself so others can take a moment out of their busy lives to just feed good about themselves. When they can smile and feel beautiful that is what makes me most happy. I will continue to evolve both professionally and personally while keeping my passions alive."
Ashley graduated from Regency Beauty Institute. She chose her Cosmetology career as she sees it as another form of art that makes people happy and she is excited to grow and build herself into an amazing stylist. Her favorite treatments to perform are hair color and haircuts and she is also interested in more nail technician courses in the future. Focusing on her son and their future is her motivation for success; and ultimately what she enjoys most when not in the salon, is being a mom!
"It is my mission to forget the pain or negativity I once had in my life. I have someone to keep me going, who is more important to me than any issue I've ever faced. I'm his home, and I will fight 10 times harder for him. Everyone has that someone who brings light into their world, keep going for them."