MEET THE TEAM

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Owner/Stylist
20+ Years

Wendy Krantz

Favorite Thing About My Job: I love helping to make people look and feel beautiful, as well as, relaxed and rejuvenated.

Favorite Product: Aveda’s Brilliant Emollient Finishing Gloss is an amazing finishing product because it gives incredible, silky shine to the hair.

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? Spending time with my family and friends is where you will find me when I have time off.

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Ashley Drakos

Operations Manager
5+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: I enjoy working closely with our staff in order to create a happy and memorable experience for each of our clients.

Favorite Product: Caviar Smoothing Hydra-Gelee Nourishing Hair Perfector is the best because it provides a smooth, frizz-free finish with lots of shine.

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? When I have time off, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.

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Bobbie Ferguson

Salon Coordinator
5+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: I am a people person, so I love interacting with clients and seeing their excitement when trying a new style or service.

Favorite Product: Jane Iredale Under Eye Concealer is perfect for those days when life makes me look too tired.

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? Spending time with my family, especially traveling with my husband.

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Emily Williams

Front Desk Manager
3+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: My favorite is meeting all of our clients and seeing how happy and relaxed they are after their services.

Favorite Product: The Caviar Repair Fill & Fix Treatment Masque because it gives my blonde hair the protein it needs and makes it healthy and strong!

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? I really enjoy going to antique shops, going on hikes and trying new restaurants.

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Jamie Grutsch

Salon Coordinator

Favorite Thing About My Job:  I love the great attitudes from my co-workers and our clients!

Favorite Product:  The Alterna Caviar Anti-Frizz Blowout Butter because it helps tame frizz and smells amazing!

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off?  I love spending time with my children. 

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Laurie Politano

Director of Administration & Marketing
20+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: I love the fact that Serenity is in business to “pamper” people! We live in such a fast paced society, always going in a million directions at once. When clients come to Serenity for a service or services, they are stopping for a moment to take care of themselves. I love that we are part of that!

Favorite Product: : Alterna Caviar Repair Shampoo & Conditioner are awesome for my aging, processed hair. They give me much needed moisture, without being too heavy. In addition, they also provide color hold, helping my color to last longer.

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? I enjoy reading, traveling, movies, concerts, sporting events…really anything that involves my family, friends and fun!

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Madison Ling

Salon Coordinator
1+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: My favorite thing about my job is how positive the atmosphere is here at Serenity.

Favorite Product: : The Pevonia Gentle Exfoliating Cleanser is my favorite because it makes my skin feel amazing and refreshed!

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? I am currently in school for Nursing.  So, when I am not studying,  I enjoy time with my family and being outdoors or at the beach.

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Mallory Fuller

Salon Coordinator
4+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: I enjoy being a part of the beauty industry and seeing our clients leave feeling fabulous!

Favorite Product: My favorite product is Aveda Hair Potion because it truly is “magic” for fine hair like mine.

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? I enjoy spending time with my fiance & 2 two dogs, friends and family.

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Tess Barton

Salon Coordinator/Assistant
1+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: My favorite thing is seeing our clients happy!

Favorite Product: I love Alterna Caviar Multi-Vitamin!  It contains a heat protectant, which helps keep your hair healthy.  It makes your hair look and feel amazing!

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? I enjoy keeping active and working out!

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Amy Randolph

Creative Director – 2nd Level
20+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: It is so nice to work with such amazing co-workers and clientele! I also really appreciate working at a salon with high standards, where education is expected.

Favorite Product: I have two products that I cannot live without! Aveda Phomollient™ is awesome and works well for most hair types. Aveda Air Control™ has great hold, but is also very workable.

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? Spending time with family, working out and going for rides on our Harley!

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Ariele Thiele

Hair Apprentice
1+ Years

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Beth Richardson

Nail Director
17+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: Getting to know my clients and making them feel great about themselves!

Favorite Product: CND Shellac is the best product that I have ever worked with! It lasts two weeks and sometimes even longer for my clients.

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? Traveling and spending time with my family. I enjoy spending time at the lake and making wonderful memories!

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Erin Goodpaster

Hair Designer – 1st Level & Nail Technician
2+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: I love coming to a place where everyone is so nice and helpful, as well as being able to learn so much every day.

Favorite Product: My favorite product is the Bamboo Silk Brilliance Cream because it really helps smooth the hair for a beautiful blow dry and it smells amazing!

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? I enjoy being active by going to the gym and running.  I also enjoy spending time with my friends and family.

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Felicia Lorenz

Senior Hair Designer – 2nd Level & Nail Technician
12+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: Meeting new people and getting to make clients feel better about themselves!

Favorite Product: Alterna Caviar Seasilk Oil Gel really helps to reduce frizz and add shine – love it!

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? Spending time with my husband and kids. I especially love hiking at the beach!

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Gabrielle Heinold

Hair Designer – 1st Level &  Nail Technician
2+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: I love shampooing and blow drying clients!  It gives me the chance to get my hands in hair!

Favorite Product: I love Smooth Infusion!  It makes the hair so smooth and silky.

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? I enjoy spending time with loved ones and my puppy, Ivy!

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Jenn Zerza

Hair Apprentice
1+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: Pampering guests and making them feel good and confident about themselves!

Favorite Product: I love the Alterna Caviar Repair Fill & Fix Treatment Masque!  It is a miracle worker on my lightened hair and makes it feel like silk!

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? Hanging out with my husband and rescue pets!  I also enjoy reading a good book or watching a great movie.

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Jessica Wooton

Hair Apprentice
3+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job:  Interacting with different people and making them feel beautiful.

Favorite Product:  Caviar Protein Cream because it makes your hair feel and look healthier.

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off?  Spending time with my family and friends.

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Kate Baggs

Hair Designer – 2nd Level
7+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: I love being able to make others feel great about themselves with their appearance, all while doing what I love!

Favorite Product: Alterna Rapid Repair Spray because it instantly adds shine and moisture. It also doubles up as being a flat iron spray or finishing spray and the scent is phenomenal!

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? Spending time with my family, going on hikes with our dog, seeing new places, making crafts and playing with my daughter.

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Kayla Poort

Creative Director – 1st Level
12+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: I enjoy seeing clients leave happy with the way they look!

Favorite Product: I cannot choose just one product! In the Alterna Caviar line, I love the Multi-Vitamin Heat Protection Spray because it is a great every day leave-in treatment. I also love the Aveda Nourishing Styling Cream because it works great to smooth out frizzy hair.

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family. My son Rhett keeps my husband and I busy, but also puts a permanent smile on our faces!

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Kelly Kovacik

Hair Apprentice
1+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: My favorite things about my job would be that I am able to continue my education while working and I get to work with a group of  amazing people.

Favorite Product: The Alterna Caviar Protein Cream is my favorite product because it is the perfect leave-in treatment for hair that has some damage.  It is fabulous!

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? I enjoy spending time with my family and friends!

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Kim Saniga

Hair Designer – 2nd Level, Special Occasion Styling Specialist, Nail Technician & Apprentice Educator
3+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: I love seeing the look my client makes after I finish their service!

Favorite Product: Aveda’s Fill & Fix Treatment Mask is amazing! It gives my hair the much needed moisture it needs.

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? I enjoy going to yoga and barre classes…anything to keep me active! I also love spending time with friends and family.

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Mattie Gruchalski

Senior Creative Director – 2nd Level & Certified Master Color Expert
21+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: Working with clients and making them feel good about themselves. Helping my clients overcome the challenges they may be having with their hair.

Favorite Product: Alterna Seasilk Oil Gel is a wonderful product because it is easy to manage and gives hair hold and shine!

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? Painting projects, reading a great book or spending time with family.

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McKenzie Brown

Hair Designer – 1st Level, Special Occasion Styling Specialist & Nail Technician
2+ Year

Favorite Thing About My Job: Meeting new people and expanding my education. I love this industry!

Favorite Product: Aveda Damage Remedy™ line is fantastic because it keeps my hair looking healthy!

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? I enjoy hanging out with my friends and family. I also love shopping!

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Melissa Piette

Creative Director – 2nd Level & Certified Master Color Expert
12+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: Having a career that I love and enjoying my part in making clients feel good about themselves!

Favorite Product: Alterna Caviar Blowout Crème because it provides an effortless blowdry, leaving your hair smooth with great shine!

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? Volunteering at the local dog rescues, working out, going to concerts and traveling.

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Nikki Griffith

Senior Hair Designer – 2nd Level , Special Occasion Styling Specialist & Nail Technician
9+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: I enjoy meeting new people and helping them with their hair needs and also in simplifying their beauty routines. I love making my clients feel glamorous!

Favorite Product: The Alterna Caviar Repair Multi-Vitamin Heat Protection Spray is the best! It is like vitamins for your hair and it protects from damage.

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? I am always trying new hair styles on family and friends. I help teach our apprentices when needed. I also enjoy hanging out with my family, going to the beach and reading.

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Olivia Gonzales

Hair Designer – 1st Level &  Nail Technician
1+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: I get to help our clients enjoy their time at Serenity!

Favorite Product: My favorite product is the Caviar Satin Rapid Blowout Balm!  This product speeds up styling time and adds shine, while also providing heat protection.

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? I enjoy spending quality time with my friends and family.  I also love seeing movies and going to the beach.  

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Paige Mulle

Hair Designer – 2nd Level, Nail Technician & Apprentice Educator
2+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: Making people feel beautiful!

Favorite Product: Multi-Vitamin Heat Protection Spray because it puts vitamins in your hair and protects from heat damage.

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? Going to the gym and spending time with with family and friends.

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Rachel Bonk

Hair Designer –  2nd Level & Makeup Specialist
3+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: I love that this is an industry that never stops evolving! There is no limit on creativity.

Favorite Product: Every one of our ESUM makeup brushes! I love them because they do exactly what I need them to do every single time. There is a brush for everything and they just work. They have definitely improved my makeup applications, both professionally and personally!

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? Teaching dance.

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Roula Vlachomitros

Hair Apprentice

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Samantha Sherrow

Hair Designer – 2nd Level, Special Occasion Styling Specialist & Nail Technician
5+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: I love getting to meet and talk with new people everyday.

Favorite Product: Bamboo Heat Protectant is the best because it provides protection against heat while also adding moisture to your hair for smoothness.

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? Working out, dog sitting, and spending time with family & friends.

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Sarah Bailey

Hair Assistant
3+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: I enjoy watching and learning from our stylists.  I also love meeting new people!

Favorite Product: The Alterna Caviar Anti-Frizz Spray truly keeps my flyaways tamed!

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off?  I do not have a lot of time off between school and work.  However, when I do, I am usually practicing hair cuts and other skills.

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Savannah Fogarty

Hair Apprentice & Nail Technician
3+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: My favorite thing about my job is making clients happy and all of the wonderful people I work with!

Favorite Product: My favorite product is the Caviar Repair Multi-Vitamin Protection Spray because it makes your hair look and feel great!  In addition, it protects my hair from the heat!

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? In my time off, I enjoy spending time with my five poodles and taking them for walks!

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Adele McCafferty

Esthetician & Makeup Artist
20+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: Meeting new people and helping them with their skin care concerns. My goal is to make my clients feel beautiful!

Favorite Product: Pevonia Marine Collagen Cream is wonderful! It is essential to restore what aging depletes from our skin and this product does just that!

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? My husband and I are very involved in our church. We try to help others in any area we can; teaching, leading and instructing others to live victorious lives!

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Amber Rodewig

Massage Therapist
5+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: I love being able to help people and seeing my clients so relaxed after their massage.

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What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? I enjoy spending time outdoors with my family and friends.  I also enjoy my other job, being a firefighter.

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Brooke Tarrant

Esthetician
1+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job:  I love meeting new people and helping them relax and feel pampered.  I also enjoy educating clients on their skin.

Favorite Product:  Youth Renew Tinted Moisturizer is my favorite because it is very light and gives great coverage, while protecting your skin with SPF 30.  My other favorite is the Mattifying Oily Skin Cream.  For someone like me, it helps to moisturize while reducing the oiliness of my skin.

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off?  I enjoy cooking and baking, my kids love to help as well!

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Elizabeth Claudio

Massage Therapist
15+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: Freeing people from their pain and showing them that it is possible to feel better through massage.

Favorite Product: The Sombra Warming Gel is amazing.  It relieves the soreness from my muscles.

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? I enjoy hanging out at home, watching movies and taking care of my mom on my days off.

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Grace Lenon

Spa Assistant

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Jackie Andrews

Massage Therapist
12+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: Working with my clients to help them feel amazing!  There is no greater satisfaction than seeing the results of massage.

Favorite Product: The entire Plant Therapy Essential Oils line is fabulous  because they offer high quality essential oils at an affordable price point.

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? I love to travel and spend time with my friends and family.

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Juliana Rospond

Spa Director, Esthetician & Makeup Artist
13+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: Esthetics, to me, is more than helping others to look their best.  It is about enhancing the way my clients feel about themselves and encouraging them to treat themselves well.  For me, facials are a true gift of inner and outer beauty and health.  I love giving this gift!

Favorite Product: My favorite product is a serum.  The very best serums are concentrated with potent ingredients that are able to target specific skincare concerns.  Whether you are dealing with aging, acne, hyperpigmentation, rosacea, too much oil or dryness, we have the perfect serum for you.  Some of my personal favorites are Pevonia Vitaminic Concentrate and Micro-Retinol Essential Serum.

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? In my free time I enjoy anything active.  I love yoga, pilates, dance and all types of water activities.  I also love to travel and attend the theatre and musical events.  Most importantly, I enjoy spending quality time with family and friends.

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Kim Shepard

Esthetician
8+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: My favorite thing about being an esthetician is the ability to improve my client’s skin through services and product knowledge.

Favorite Product: I really like the Pevonia Stem Cell line because it is amazing for anti-aging issues.

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? I enjoy walking or hiking in nature with my Goldendoodle “Brody.”

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Lisa Russo

Massage Therapist
11+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: I love my clients! I enjoy working with so many people at different stages of their lives and getting to know them.

Favorite Product: Aveda Hand Relief™ and Aveda Foot Cream are incredibly hydrating! They revitalize and nourish your skin.

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? Life is nothing without those that you love. I love spending time with my husband, children, extended family and friends!

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Meg Schmitt

Esthetician & Makeup Artist
14+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: I love to meet new people and educate them on their skin and makeup.  It is so gratifying to help clients solve their skin care issues.

Favorite Product: My favorite skin care product is the Pevonia Evolutive Eye Cream!  I cannot go one day without it!  My favorite makeup products are the Jane Iredale Great Shape Brow Kit and the Jane Iredale Lip Glosses.

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? I enjoy spending time with family and going to concerts.  Music is my second greatest passion in life.

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Stephany West

Massage Therapist
9+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: I love being able to help clients who are experiencing pain or just need to relax.

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What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? I enjoy visiting family and friends in Michigan, going to the beach and singing karaoke.  In addition, I sing in a local band.

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Wendi Hurni

Massage Therapist
9+ Years

Favorite Thing About My Job: I love the ability to help my clients feel better!

Favorite Product: Sombra is amazing! It is all-natural and both the cool and warm are extremely effective.

What Do You Enjoy Doing in Your Time Off? I love spending time with my children.