Meet Our Staff

Master

JoeAnn

- Master II Stylist

Education: Northwest College of Hair Design, Graduated with Honors, 5+ years of continued AVEDA Education.  

Specialties: Thick, curly and textured hair  

Hobbies: Adventures with my three kids 

Fun Fact: Fueled by caffeine and sarcasm 

From: Oregonian for 24 years

Jordan

- Master II Stylist

Education: AVEDA Institute in Minneapolis / AVEDA‚Äôs Pure-fessional training / Systems and Solutions / Beyond Balayage  

Specialties: Dimensional blonding / balayage / ombre 

Hobbies: Reading, rollerskating and emboridery 

Fun Fact: I'm a murderino #SSDGM 

From: Austin, TX

Desiree

- Master II Stylist / Facial Waxing

Education: Northwest College of Hair Design Top in Class / Beyond Balayage / Hair Color Systems and Solutions / Product Knowledge / Deep 

Specialties: Curly cuts, colors . . .balayage 

Hobbies: Kayaking, hiking and playing with my grandkids 
 
Fun Fact: I have 7 grandkids and 2 dogs 

From: N.E. Portland, lived in Hillsboro for the last 34 years and raised my daughters here! 

Senior

Jessica

- Senior Stylist

Education: Lytles Beauty College / Advanced education through Aveda Institute 

Specialties: Formal Styling / Blondes / Curly Hair 
 
Hobbies: Board Games / Playing with my kid 

Fun Fact: I collect hot sauce 

From: Petaluma, CA

Cory

- Senior Stylist / Esthetician

Education: Phagans Cosetology / Schwartzkopf / Redken / Paul Mitchell / Advanced cutting 

Specialties: Cutting, coloring, facial waxing and makeup 

Hobbies: Singing / drawing / painting and gaming 
 
Fun Fact: I like astrology and numerology 
 
From: Beaverton, OR

Junior

Olivia

- Junior Stylist / Esthetician

Education: Paul Mitchell the school 

Hobbies: Playing with my dogs and crocheting 
 
Fun Fact: I'm a licensed journeyman electrician 
 
From: Virgina

Sami

- Junior Stylist

Education: Phagans School Of Hair Design / Educator with Aveda and Redken 

Specialties: Fine hair and Short hair design are my specialties along with natural looking color and highlights.  

Hobbies: Cooking / Outdoors / Travel 
 
Fun Fact: I'm a huge true crime fan 
 
From: Portland Native

Alexa

- Junior Stylist

Education:  Graduated in '07 / Licensed in 3 different states / Master Education with Goldwell and Redken

Specialties:  Curly Hair / Ombre / Balayage

Hobbies:  Gardening / Woodworking / Cooking

Fun Fact:  I am left handed

From:  Idaho and Arizona

Katherine

- Junior Stylist

Education: Aveda / Redken / Sebastian / Jingles of London 

Specialties: Cutting / Styling 

Hobbies: Cooking / Acrylic Paint / Making Jewelry 
 
Fun Fact: Not good with computers:) 
 
From: Scottsdale, Arizona

Elise

- Junior Stylist

Education: Rowan-Cabarrus College / Advanced Education Classes through AVEDA i.e. Color with Ian Michael Black, Cutting with Dusty Rhode 

Specialties: Balayage / Highlights Hobbies: Hiking / Collecting crystals / Farmer's Market 
 
Fun Fact: Took a road trip with my boyfriend and 2 pups to move here from the East Coast. 
 
From: Everywhere:) Born in Japan, grew up in Hawaii, just moved here from North Carolina

Spa

Susan

- Esthetician / Senior Stylist

Education: Graduated cosmetology school in 1994 / Continuing Education with Dermalogica / Kar Che Institute 
 
Specialties: Facials / Waxing Especially Brazilians / Color 

Hobbies: Intergrading my knowledge of herbs and crystal into my cooking and lifestyle / Horses / Gardening 

Fun Fact: I am in the process of studying to become a Master Reiki 
 
From: The beautiful Northwest USA

Alondra

- Nail Technician

Education: NW Beauty College
  
Specialties: Nail art and all things nails 
 
Hobbies: Writing and painting 

Fun Fact: I love Dutch Bros 

From: Fresno, California

Karyn

- Massage Therapist

Education: East West College of Healing Arts / Stress-Fix Massage / AVEDA Body Wraps / Hot Stone / Aromatherapy / Reflexology / 
 
Specialties: Relaxing and therapeutic massage / Swedish / Deep Tissue / Pre-Natal 
 
Hobbies: Painting, quilting and cosplay 
 
Fun Fact: A deep and abiding love for all things geeky!!! 

From: Born in Fargo, ND and raised in Hillsboro, OR

Guest Relations

Kai

- Guest Relations

Education: Aveda Institut Austin, TX / People to People International Student Specialties: Communication and task work Hobbies: Writing, binge watching and hiking Fun Fact: I have two rats named Bohemian and Rapsody From: Austin, Texas

Zayne

- Guest Relations

Education: Aveda Institute of Portland 
 
Specialties: Color / Love Aveda / Guest Relations 
 
Hobbies: Love working in my yard / camping / traveling 
 
Fun Fact: I have two mini Dachshunds, Lola and Portia 

From: Junction City, Oregon

Alesia

- Guest Relations

Education: My Aveda / Elemental Nature Skincare / Various College Degrees 

Specialties: Front desk extraordinaire, mini facials 

Hobbies: Reading, baking and singing 
 
Fun Fact: I know at least 1 quote from every movie I've seen. 

From: Wisconsin, Rhinelander / Tigerton

New Beginning Salon Spa Etiquette

-Cancellation Policy-

Your appointments are very important to us at New Beginning Salon Spa and we understand that things come up and life happens. However, we request 24 hours for any reschedules or cancellations. Please know that if less than 24-hours is provided we may require a deposit to hold your future reservations.

-Child Policy-

For safety reasons and to preserve the experience for all of our guests, children are not permitted on the service floor unless at least 12 years old and receiving a service.