Meet The Team
Wanting to explore a creative field, Alexis went to beauty school in high school, joining Gordon right after. The team based culture and education opportunities encouraged her decision and she has been a part of our team for over 7 years now. Alexis loves color services, especially foils, hair painting, and color corrections, regardless of the shades and tones. This comes from her love of projects and long processes that leave a client with their best look.
Coming from a history of family members working with hair, Haley has been in the industry for 9 years. She has been with Gordon Salon since graduation from cosmetology school, building relationships with her clients and team members and has grown to a master level stylist at our Wilmette location. Haley thrives on all things hair, but especially loves highlighting and women’s cuts, especially those short pixies or medium cuts with layers.
“I love making people feel better about themselves and getting to have girl talk all day!” She is extremely passionate about doing hair color. She is also an expert in special occasion hair and updos and has been an integral part of many a bride’s big day.
Robin feels confident she can provide a stylish, personalized, and confidence boosting haircut to anyone sitting in her chair. After a thorough consultation with her clients, she is able to customize their color to them. In addition to cuts and color, she also loves blowouts, special event styling, and facial waxing.
Robin is in Wilmette on Sundays; you can also find her taking clients at our Glenview location throughout the week.
Growing up in Ohio, Nick styled his mother and grandma’s hair from an early age. It was no surprise when he pursued a career in hair and attended the Aveda Institute. Whether a client is looking for complex colors, dimensional blondes, or creative haircuts, Nick welcomes the challenge.
Nick is in Wilmette on Sundays; you can also find him taking clients in our Highland Park location throughout the week.
Having been in the hair business since 2012, Kailah considers one of her most important jobs to be educating her clients about Aveda’s plant-powered products. With her tools in hand, Kailah loves working with dimensional color, men’s cuts, and fine hair. It always brings a smile when she is able to make finer haired clients feel full and healthy.
Kristen loves every aspect of being a hair stylist, including cuts, customizing color, blowouts and special occasion updos. Her main goal is to make very client feel beautiful and for them to leave with a smile on their face. She stays updated with the lastest trends and is always looking for the next best style. With her spunk and charisma, you will always have a blast at the salon.
Senior Master Stylist
“I feel like the beauty industry has been staring me in the face my entire life and once I realized I wanted to be a hairstylist I changed my career path and went for it!”
Senior Master Stylist
Mel has a professional portfolio spanning across bands, television, NYFW, film, and magazines—both everyday looks and avant-garde. Her hands and creativity have been in the beauty industry for 17 years. As an Aveda In Salon Educator, she has taught the latest color trends and styles. On the floor, Mel loves creating red/auburn tones, blonde highlights, subtle ombres, grey transitioning, and creative colors. With a pair of shears, she specializes in Vidal Sassoon cutting, whether it be a sleek bob, long natural layers, fun short cuts, or working with finer hair.
Being a mother to 5 boys and their several pets, Mary has a caring nature to make you feel right at home. Having grown up in northern Illinois, Mary earned her beauty license in '08 from Pivot Point in Evanston. She has 12 years of experience as a hairdresser, and enjoys all types of services, but has a special interest in highlights and men's cuts.
Olivia has a fun, down to earth approach to both beauty and her clients. Never afraid of a new look, Olivia loves working with fashion colors and experimental haircuts.
Marie graduated from the Aveda Institute Minneapolis in 2004, and has enjoyed every moment of her career path from connecting with guests, to elevating holistic beauty. Her resume includes editorial work, bridal, licensed cosmetology educator, and Education Coach for the Aveda Institute Chicago. Marie is driven by a passion to educate guests and students on hair, and is part of the education team at Gordon. At the moment, her favorite work is grey transitioning.