Staff Bios



As the owner of the salon, Mary loves her business, and every client who comes in is special to her. Mary has been in this industry for many years, and her passion for hair and her clients is second to none.


Kelly loves being in the hair industry and is very passionate about it, and it shows in her work. She is very personable and makes sure that she gives her clients the full salon experience. Kelly has almost ten years behind the chair, and is a precision cutter and color artist.  Kelly is always sharpening her skills through continued education and training so that she stays on top of current trends and is knowledgeable in the latest haircutting and coloring techniques.


Gia is a 2016 graduate of Salon Professional Academy. We are thrilled to have her as a part of our team. Gia specializes in balayage and all the latest color, styling, and makeup trends. Her sweet and professional personality is sure to impress.

Jean is a cosmetologist who has been in the beauty industry for many years, and has even been working with Mary Cate’s mother. Jean is a teeth whitening specialist, and a skincare and makeup consultant. She loves that she was able to join our team, and loves that she is able to help give her guests the confidence and knowledge they deserve. Jean is also our part time receptionist at Mary Cates.

Cynthia has been wowing guests since 1980. She specializes in services and her favorite is creating the perfect cut and style for you. Cynthia is also able to help you with all your skincare and makeup needs, and is trained and certified in micro needling and foto facial techniques.  She would love to help you brighten up your look.



Kristel has worked as a stylist for years, and color is her passion. She has worked coast to coast as a stylist, and she loves making her clients new cut and color fit seamlessly.

Missy is a hairstylist and eyelash technician, and passionate micro blading artist. She has been at Mary Cates now for 3 years. She enjoys balayage, bobs, and pixie cuts. She is very outgoing and treats her clients like family.

Yelena is our botox and anti-aging specialist here at Mary Cates Salon. She knows exactly how to make her clients feel comfortable in their own skin when they visit.



Kassy has been in the beauty industry for years and has received multiple certificates along the way. Specializing in hair, skin, and makeup is a passion of hers. Kassy’s passion for keeping her skills current shine through the results she achieves, allowing her guests to look and feel their best. She has a professional, caring yet down to Earth uplifting spirit, and is committed into making your experience memorable by using the best of products along with up-to-date skills and knowledge.




Since graduating Salon Professional Academy in 2010, Ray has done numerous photo shoots, music videos, and published photos. Ray loves styling, color, and cutting. He is also certified in extensions and Keratin Complex Smoothing treatments. Ray truly aims to inspire and give you confidence in whatever look you choose.

Gary is the maintenance man, and also works the front desk. He feels everyone who works here is so great, and he loves coming into work everyday.

Taylor is a 2016 graduate of Salon Professional Academy. She prides herself on staying up on the latest cut and color trends. She loves to do color, especially balayage and blondes. You are sure to leave the salon feeling like your best self after seeing Taylor.



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Tasha is an internationally educated stylist, with certifications in the world’s top brands. She is a salon educator, and specializes in all forms of extensions, dry cuts and creating full voluminous looks for fine, thin hair, and her color services are always on fleek. Tasha is also certified in teeth whitening and micro-blading.

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Erin has been doing hair since 2016. She enjoys color, up styling, blowouts and curl finishes. Erin is also our certified eye lash extension specialist. We are sure you will leave feeling great with a color, style, or set of lashes from Erin.



samantha hair color experts

Samantha loves color, and is passionate about taming unruly hair with an amazing blow out. Her sweet personality and remarkable skill set will surely keep you coming back to Samantha, just ask one of her many loyal fans. 

kori hair color experts


Kori is a perfectionist through and through, with expert cuts and color is what you can expect from her every time. She is the expert in precision haircuts. She is soft spoken and kinds and you are sure to feel comfortable and relaxed with Kori


Michelle hair color experts

Michelle is a part time Stylist at our salon. Her warm, friendly personality makes her easy to talk to and she’s always ready with a suggestion to help you love your hair. Michelle is extremely talented and is sure to impress you with her haircut, color and styling skills.



lindsey hair color experts

Lindsey is a friendly, outgoing young lady with a contagious spirit. She is sure to bring a smile to your face with her talent as a stylist and her charm. 



Claire hair color experts

Claire is a Stylist at our salon with over 10 years experience. Her upbeat personality, confidence, and knowledge will leave you feeling completely relaxed as she works her magic to create your style. 



Emily hair color experts

Emily has 5 years experience. Emily loves color, free hand color painting. Her warm, friendly personality, and talent are sure to please. 



Amanda hair color experts

Amanda has 3 years experience. Amanda is very sweet and makes everyone in her chair feel comfortable. Her shampoo and blowout is second to none, you will always leave her chair feeling beautiful. 



tanya hair color experts

Tanya is a Stylist at our salon whose experience and personality are sure to exceed your expectations each visit. Tanya’s blowouts are beautiful, you’ll always leave with the perfect finished style.


candice hair color experts


Candice is the newest member. She comes to us with 5 years experience and wonderful personality that you are sure to love.  Candice has a passion for color and cutting alike, but truly loves to create works of art with her shears.