Staff

Management

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Greg Hazelton, Owner & Master Stylist
 Owner and Master Stylist
Licensed: 1977
Joined Salon: 1984
Specialties: Hair Cutting
Training:
Regional Aveda Educator
Aveda Purefessional-Haircutting
Vidal Sassoon London Academy
Aveda London Academy
TSA Member
Secret to Success:
I enjoy my work.

Karen Hazelton, Owner & Master Stylist
Owner and Master Stylist
Licensed: 1974
Joined Salon: 1974
Specialties: Haircutting, Hair Color, Brazilian Keratin Treatments, Permanent Waving, Color, etc. – All Hair Services
Training:
Extensive Training both in USA & Abroad:
Haircutting:
Vidal Sassoon – London, England
Brian Drum – Edinborough, Scotland
Anthony Mascola
Michael Victor/Robin Barker – Toronto, Canada
Aveda Permanent Wave Professional (2 yrs)
David Adams
Aveda London Academy (hair color)
John Dellaria – New York
*Backstage hair/wig work for Broadway Productions as well as local productions
Former Aveda Perm Purefessional
Bumble & Bumble – New York
La Coupe – Montreal
Don & Jamison Shaw – Atlanta
American Crew Menswork

Secret to Success:
I absolutely love doing hair…still. All aspects – making guests happy and solving their challenges, helping them feel and look beautiful. Love executing good clean haircuts, creating avant garde – one of my favoirites! This business is so exciting and stimulating, and I am blessed to work with this amazing team of people – day in and day out, from the top V40 of the ladder, the 1st rung – this team is second to none and they are inspiring to me.

Jill Gears, Manager
Manager
Licensed: 1977
Joined Salon: 1991
Training:
Aveda Business Classes
Fredric’s Business & Salon
Management Classes
Owens Community College
Aveda Retailing Class
Aveda Congress
Fredric’s/Aveda Mid-America Tours
Secret to Success:
I love people & enjoy working with numbers.

Rachel Valiquette, Booking Agent & Co-Assistant Manager
Booking Agent & Co-Assistant Manager
Joined Salon: 2017

Molly Post, Booking Agent & Co-Assistant Manager
Booking Agent & Co-Assistant Manager
Joined Salon: 2016

Front Desk

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Aimeé Faykosh, Booking Agent
Booking Agent
Joined Salon: 2014

Cara Crocker, Booking Agent
Booking Agent
Joined Salon: 2017

Riley Drescher, Booking Agent
Booking Agent
Joined Salon: 2018

Gwen Rigby, Booking Agent
Booking Agent
Joined Salon: 2018

Abby Seely, Booking Agent
Booking Agent
Joined Salon: 2018

Reyann Kruger, Booking Agent
Booking Agent
Joined Salon: 2018

Stylists

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Greg Hazelton, Master Stylist & Owner
Master Stylist and Owner Licensed: 1977 Joined Salon: 1984 Specialties: Hair Cutting Training: Regional Aveda Educator Aveda Purefessional-Haircutting Vidal Sassoon London Academy Aveda London Academy TSA Member Secret to Success: I enjoy my work.
Karen Hazelton, Master Stylist & Owner
Master Stylist and Owner Licensed: 1974 Joined Salon: 1974 Specialties: Haircutting, Hair Color, Brazilian Keratin Treatments, Permanent Waving, Color, etc. – All Hair Services Training: Extensive Training both in USA & Abroad: Haircutting: Vidal Sassoon – London, England Brian Drum – Edinborough, Scotland Anthony Mascola Michael Victor/Robin Barker – Toronto, Canada Aveda Permanent Wave Professional (2 yrs) David Adams Aveda London Academy (hair color) John Dellaria – New York *Backstage hair/wig work for Broadway Productions as well as local productions Former Aveda Perm Purefessional Bumble & Bumble – New York La Coupe – Montreal Don & Jamison Shaw – Atlanta American Crew Menswork Secret to Success: I absolutely love doing hair…still. All aspects – making guests happy and solving their challenges, helping them feel and look beautiful. Love executing good clean haircuts, creating avant garde – one of my favorites! This business is so exciting and stimulating, and I am blessed to work with this amazing team of people – day in and day out, from the top V40 of the ladder, the 1st rung – this team is second to none and they are inspiring to me.
Gina Metcalf, Senior Stylist & Color Tech
Senior Stylist and Color Tech Licensed: 1983 Joined Salon: 1984 Specialties: Cutting, Color, Perm, Style, Updo’s, Stress Relieving Treatment Training: Amy Collin’s Fool Proof updoing seminar Aveda Mid America Aveda Haircutting classes Aveda Hair Color classes Ohio Instructor licensed Toledo Academy of Beauty Culture Secret to Success: I have been with Salon Hazelton for quite a while. I am experienced in my profession and enjoy what I do. I will always take my time with clients and make them feel welcome in my chair. I look forward to meeting new clients and helping them improve or maintain their look.
Angela Conti-Smith, Master Stylist, Special Color Tech 2, Lead Make Up Artist, & Aveda Makeup Purefessional
Master Stylist, Special Color Tech 2, Lead Make Up Artist, and Aveda Make Up Purefessional Licensed: 1991 Joined Salon: 1991 Specialties: I specialize in providing my guests with fun and inspired Haircuts, and Haircolor and Make-up. Training: Aveda Makeup Purefessional since 1993, which requires twice yearly training & inspiration from the industry’s top professionals Presented at local, regional & international Aveda shows Member of the creative team for Aveda’s 2008 Fall Collection Raw Beauty NY Fashion Week makeup artist Secret to Success: I enjoy working with each guest to provide them with unique and personalized service!
Carrie Keeler, Master Stylist & Special Color Tech 2
Master Stylist and Special Color Tech 2 Licensed: 1993 Joined Salon: 1996 Specialties: Haircutting, Styles, Updos & Color Training: Pivot Point Academy-Hair Extension Crew Menswork I Aveda Product Knowledge Hairdressing w/ Cindy Wadsworth Hairdressing w/ Vivienne Mackinder Masters Haircutting w/ Gina Derry Secret to Success: I love people, I love to make people beautiful & happy by being creative.
Michelle Tipton, Senior Stylist & Special Color Tech 1
Senior Stylist and Special Color Tech 1 Licensed: 2005 Joined Salon: 1999 Specialties: Haircutting Training: Performance Aveda Aveda Mid-America Aveda Master Jam Secret to Success: Enjoying my job and listening to and respecting clients.
Diana H. Delffs, Stylist & Color Tech
Stylist and Color Tech Licensed: 1975 Joined Salon: 2008 Specialties: Haircutting and Chemical Services – especially Color and Makeup Training: Whitmer Vocational Sebastian Bumble & Bumble AlphaParf Helix Training Men’s Hair Pieces-Cleaning, Replacing, and Trimming Bibo Cosmetics, Graham Webb Secret to Success: Listen to customers and help solve hair issues.
Nikki Richey, Senior Stylist, Special Color Tech 2, Extensionist, & Stylist Educator
Senior Stylist, Special Color Tech 2, Extensionist, and Stylist Educator Licensed: 2007 Joined Salon: 2007 Specialties: Training: Secret to Success:
Giselle Veller, Senior Stylist, Color Tech, & Extensionist
Senior Stylist, Color Tech, and Extensionist Licensed: 2001 Joined Salon: 2009 Specialties: Haircutting, Styling, and Extensions Training: Aveda Product Knowledge KLIX Extensions DreamCatchers Extensions Aveda Men’s Cutting Class Aveda Smooth Infusion Retexture Class Aveda Color/Salon Hazelton Color Tech Training Secret to Success: I love keeping up with the latest trends in the beauty industry to be able to please every client. I also enjoy a good conversation with anyone about anything and I am very friendly and eager to make my client happy.
Jessica DeWitte, Stylist, Extensionist, & Color Tech
Stylist, Extensionist, and Color Tech Licensed: 2008 Joined Salon: 2008 Specialties: Haircutting, Facial Hair Removal, Brazilian Keratin Treatment, Brazilian Blowout, Permanent Waving, Special Occasion Styling Training: Haircutting Brazilian Keratin Treatment Brazilian Blowout The Salon Professional Academy Aveda Haircutting In-salon Advanced Training Secret to Success: I am a people person who is very passionate about my work. I am always striving to please my clients in any way possible. I love cutting and giving someone the right look.
Brittany McLargin, Senior Stylist, Color Tech, & Esthetician
Senior Stylist, Color Tech, and Esthetician Licensed: 2008 Joined Salon: 2008 Specialties: Haircutting and Chemical services, Hair Removal, and Skin Services Training: Toledo Academy of Beauty Aveda Product Knowledge In-salon Advanced Training Aveda Skinwise I Gigi/Clean and Easy Body Waxing Secret to Success: The reason I am successful has a lot to do with the fact that I love to make my clients happy. I am a talented and caring stylist that will help you to look your best and feel great when you leave. With my product knowledge, I know what will work best for your hair type. I love people and I am all about making my clients feel like family. You know, like the good kind of the family you enjoy seeing. 🙂
Alison Letherby, Stylist & Color Tech
Stylist and Color Tech Licensed: 2008 Joined Salon: 2010 Specialties: Haircutting & Styling Training: Douglas J. Aveda Institute Aveda Product Knowledge Aveda Trend Classes Aveda Mid-America 2010, 2014 Brazilian Blowout Certified Aveda Coach Jam 2013 Global Keratin Certified In-Salon Advanced Training Sassoon Classic Cutting Techniques American Crew Men’s Cutting and Styling Secret to Success: I’ve had a passion for this industry since I can remember. I love Aveda and everything they stand for, from their products to their never ending passion for this earth. I strive to make my clients feel comfortable from the moment they enter the glass door of the salon, to the time they leave with a look they truly enjoy. I have a modern, edgy flair to my work and love to make people feel excited about their appearance. I love to work with people and help make their experience here at Salon Hazelton a pleasurable one.
Sarah Sandford, Stylist, Makeup Artist, & Color Tech
Stylist, Makeup Artist, and Color Tech Licensed: 2010 Joined Salon: 2010 Training: Douglas J. Aveda Institute Aveda Congress Artist Aveda Excellence Award In-salon Advanced Training
Anna Cordes, Stylist & Color Tech
Stylist and Color Tech Licensed: 2013 Joined Salon: 2013
Rita Allen, Master Stylist & Special Color Tech 2
Master Stylist and Special Color Tech 2 Licensed: 1972 Joined Salon: 2016 Secret to Success:  I am passionate about doing hair and making people look & feel good!
Lauren Beeler, Stylist & Special Color Tech 1
Stylist and  Special Color Tech 1 Licensed: 2003 Joined Salon: 2014
Madalynn Cousino, Stylist
Stylist Licensed: 2015 Joined Salon:  2016
Autumn Gregory, Stylist's Assistant & Junior Updo Stylist
Stylist’s Assistant and Junior Updo Stylist Licensed: 2017 Joined Salon:  2016
Madison Longnecker, Stylist's Assistant & Junior Stylist
Stylist’s Assistant and Junior Stylist Licensed: 2017 Joined Salon: 2018
Layla Hammoud, Stylist's Assistant & Junior Stylist
Stylist’s Assistant and Junior Stylist Licensed: 2016 Joined Salon:  2018

Specialists

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Sandi Kosinki, Board Certified Color Specialist & Color Educator
Board Certified Color Specialist and Color Educator
Licensed: 1974 (manager & instructor)
Joined Salon: 1988
Specialties: Color
Training:
American Board Certified Colorist
Aveda in-salon color coach (former Purefessional)
Secret to Success:
I love what I do-no two people are ever the same. My many years of experience help me to home in on my clients wants & needs more effectively and efficiently. I also think it doesn’t hurt that I’m fast at what I do.

Angela Conti-Smith, Lead Make Up Artist, Stylist, Color Tech, & Aveda Makeup Purefessional
Lead Make up Artist, Stylist, Special Color Tech, and Aveda Make Up Purefessional
Licensed: 1991
Joined Salon: 1991
Specialties: I specialize in providing my guests with fun and inspired Haircuts, and Haircolor and Make-up.
Training:
Aveda Makeup Purefessional since 1993, which requires twice yearly training & inspiration from the industry’s top professionals
Presented at local, regional & international Aveda shows
Member of the creative team for Aveda’s 2008 Fall Collection Raw Beauty
NY Fashion Week makeup artist
Secret to Success:
I enjoy working with each guest to provide them with unique and personalized service!

Nicole Cascadden, Color Specialist
Color Specialist
Licensed: 2002
Joined Salon: 2002
Specialties: Hair Coloring and Extensions
Training:
Aveda Hair Coloring
Klix Extensions
Platinum Seamless Extensions
Secret to Success:
I have a lot of energy and put that into everything I do.

Valerie Vandall-Mercer, Board Certified Color Specialist & Color Educator
Board Certified Color Specialist and Color Educator
Licensed: 2003
Joined Salon: 2003
Specialties: Color & Brazilian Keratin Treatments
Training:
Toledo Academy of Beauty Culture
Aveda Mid America
Aveda In-Salon Coach
Aveda Master Jam – London Academy
American Board Certified Hair Colorists
America Midwest Beauty Show
Aveda color training w/ global educators
Secret to Success:
I feel as though my communication skills have lead me to being a successful colorist. I enjoy meeting new people and giving them the color that exceeds their expectation. I stay current with trends, which allows me to offer clients different options. I take pride in my work and value every client that sits in my chair.

Brittany McLargin, Esthetician, Stylist, & Color Tech
Esthetician, Stylist, and Color Tech
Licensed: 2008
Joined Salon: 2008
Specialties: Haircutting and Chemical Services, Hair Removal, and Skin Services
Training:
Toledo Academy of Beauty
Aveda Product Knowledge
In-salon Advanced Training
Aveda Skinwise I
Gigi/Clean and Easy Body Waxing
Secret to Success:
The reason I am successful has a lot to do with the fact that I love to make my clients happy. I am a talented and caring stylist that will help you to look your best and feel great when you leave. With my product knowledge, I know what will work best for your hair type. I love people and I am all about making my clients feel like family. You know, like the good kind of the family you enjoy seeing. 🙂

Sarah Mistor, Junior Colorist & Assistant
Junior Colorist & Assistant
Licensed:
2015
Joined Salon:
2015