Team Philosophy

The entire salon team strives to provide unrivaled skill and exceptional customer service in a welcoming environment.  They believe that in order to give anyone their best look, they must listen, have incredible skills and teach each guest how to recreate their look at home. The salon team is also dedicated to maintaining a high level of continuing education.

Meet the Team

Our affiliation with Redken 5th Avenue, one of the country’s leading hair care companies, has allowed Michael Christian to locate and recruit some of the best talent in the US for our salon.

Tina Terry Hunt

“Beauty is being the best possible version of yourself on the inside and out” - Unknown

Owner / Stylist - Michael Christian Salon

Tina believes when you visit your salon the second most important thing is your hair.  The first, is to feel you’ve been heard and understood. “I don’t pick up my shears until I’m confident that I understand the end result a guest wants and what’s Important to them.”

She provides complimentary consultations and has the skill to back up every service the salon offers. She’s confident that the teaching environment and attitude of willingness at Michael Christian Salon benefits her entire salon team and every guest.

EDUCATION & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Global Redken Educator
  • Redken Color Certified
  • Redken Design Certified
  • Co-Facilitator of “True Beauty” – A Special Event created to guide guests in discovering their Facial Shape & Fashion Profile to create their perfect Color, Haircut & enhance personal style.
  • Special Events Styling – Michael Gibbs – Educator Redken 5th Ave.
  • Advanced Finishing skills with Alicia Marcano – Main stage facilitator at the Redken Exchange, New York, NY
  • Denise Ulrich

    “Beauty is the opposite of perfection.  It's about confidence, charisma and character” - Unknown

    Manager / Salon Photographer - Michael Christian Salon


    EDUCATION & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • World Class Service Training - Dave Kirby - 2016
  • Summit Business Systems Training - 2016
  • Principles of Wealth - Tina Terry Hunt - 2016
  • Front Desk Workshop - Kristi Valenzuela - 2016

  • Cassidy Covington

    “No beauty shines brighter than a good heart.” - Albert Einstein

    Artistic Director / Stylist - Michael Christian Salon

    Cassidy's artistic vision, impeccable attention to detail and talent keeps her in high demand at Michael Christian Salon.  She's excited to be a part of a progressive salon that suits her personality, as well as one that utilizes her creative abilities.  While she loves working with all hair color, she has the ability to create incredible Blondes and Redheads.  Cassidy stays on the forefront of fashion by providing current trends in makeup application &  lessons for special occasion as well as everyday looks.

    **Check out examples of her work on her Facebook page: Cassidy C., Stylist at Michael Christian Salon & Dry Bar

    EDUCATION & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Graduate of The Salon Professional Academy - A Premier Redken School
  • Runway Styling with Chris Baran - International Artistic Director at Redken 5th Ave New York NYC
  • Business Education Class - Redken Educator Tina Terry Hunt
  • Advanced Color Class - Redken Artist Leah Freeman
  • Advanced Balayage and Babylights - Redken Educator Tina Terry Hunt - 2016
  • Advanced Long Haircutting - Redken Educator Tina Terry Hunt- 2016
  • Advanced Haircutting and Finishing - Redken Educator Ellen Devine - 2016
  • Summit Business Systems Training - 2016
  • Color Authority Certification - 2016 
  • Special Occasion Styling - Redken Educator Michael Gibbs - 2017
  • Comprehensive Design - Sam Villa - 2017
  • Advanced Balayage - Redken Educator Jillian Wise - 2017

  • Allison Reaid Hayes

    “Beauty is how you feel inside, and reflects in your eyes." - Sophia Loren

    Associate Director / Stylist - Michael Christian Salon

    Allison's positive attitude and willingness to provide excellent service allows her to be a salon favorite.  She is passionate about color and finishing every style to perfection.  She says :the finished look should never be an afterthought but a priority!"  She believes that a thorough consultation is the foundation to connecting with her clients. 

    **Check out examples of her work on her Facebook page: Allison, Stylist st Michael Christian Salon & Dry Bar

    EDUCATION & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Completed her Internship with Michael Christian Salon under the direction on Tina Terry Hunt, Global Redken Educator
  • Advanced Haircutting - Tina Terry Hunt - 2015
  • Advanced Balayage and Babylights - Tina Terry Hunt - 2016
  • Special Occasion and Formal Styling
  • Advanced Long Haircutting - Redken Educator Tina Terry Hunt- 2016
  • Advanced Haircutting and Finishing - Ellen Devine - 2016 
  • Special Occasion Styling - Michael Gibbs - 2017
  • Advanced Balayage -  Jillian Wise - 2017

  • Carlee Graf

    “Character, Strength, Style, That makes beauty" - Diane Von Furstenberg

    Stylist - Michael Christian Salon

    Carlee is a Nashville, Tennessee native who joined the Michael Christian Salon team after completing her Education at the prestigious Salon Professional Academy.  She graduated at the highest level obtainable and served as a Student Educator during her time there.  Her drive and determination along with her desire to give every guest a positive experience gives her the edge required to excel as a salon professional.  She's a people person who enjoys listening and responding to the needs and challenges of each individual she has the opportunity to serve.  

    **Check out examples of her work on her Facebook page:  Carlee, Stylist at Michael Christian Salon & Dry Bar

    EDUCATION & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Principle Based Design - Sam Villa - 2014
  • Over the Top - Michael Cole - 2014 & 2015
  • Step UP - Tina Terry Hunt - 2014 & 2015
  • Redken Design Trends - Sam Villa - 2015
  • Advanced Balayage and Babylights - Redken Educator Tina Terry Hunt - 2016
  • Advanced Long Haircutting - Redken Educator Tina Terry Hunt- 2016
  • Advanced Haircutting and Finishing - Ellen Devine - 2016
  • Special Occasion Styling - Michael Gibbs - 2017
  • Comprehensive Design - Sam Villa - 2017
  • Advanced Balayage - Jillian Wise - 2017

  • Kelsey Frost

    “I can't think of any better representation of beauty than someone who is unafraid to be herself." - Emma Stone

    Stylist - Michael Christian Salon

    Kelsey's approach to her profession is to give 100% of her time, effort and talent to her guests!  Her willingness to deliver an excellent experience with great results has made her a fan favorite since joining the Michael Christian Salon team in early 2016.  Her passion for continued education is apparent in the incredible work she provides every day!  

    **Check out examples of her work on her Facebook page:  Kelsey, Stylist at Michael Christian Salon & Dry Bar

    EDUCATION & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Advanced Balayage and Babylights - Tina Terry Hunt - 2016
  • Advanced Long Haircutting - Tina Terry Hunt- 2016
  • Advanced Haircutting and Finishing - Ellen Devine - 2016
  • Intro to Redken Haircolor - Alma Richardson - 2017
  • Haircutting - Tina Terry Hunt - 2017
  • Advanced Highlighting - Cassidy Covington - 2017
  • Special Occasion Styling - Michael Gibbs - 2017
  • Comprehensive Design - Sam Villa - 2017
  • Advanced Balayage - Jillian Wise - 2017

  • Ashley Stegall

    “I'm going to make everything around me beautiful - that will be my life." - Elsie de Wolfe

    Stylist / Lead Makeup Artist - Michael Christian Salon

    Ashley is the Lead Makeup Artist & a stylist at Michael Christian Salon.  She is well trained, enjoys creating beautiful looks for her guests and has incredible insight thru her personalized consultations.  She offers comprehensive makeup lessons, makeup applications and special occasion looks.  Since joining our team in late 2016, she has excelled in all areas of her profession.  

    **Check out examples of her work on her Facebook page:  Ashley, Stylist at Michael Christian Salon & Dry Bar

    EDUCATION & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Intro to Redken Haircolor - Alma Richardson - 2017
  • Haircutting - Tina Terry Hunt - 2017
  • Advanced Highlighting - Cassidy Covington - 2017
  • Special Occasion Styling - Michael Gibbs - 2017
  • Advanced Balayage - Jillian Wise - 2017

  • Mallory Whitten

    “When a woman walks in a room, her hairstylist walks with her." - Unknown

    Stylist / Makeup Artist - Michael Christian Salon

    Mallory is a perfectionist, she offers a personalized consultation & takes great pride in all of her work.  She delivers the latest trending color techniques, makeup applications and flawless special occasion styles.  Mallory's abilities have earned her a position on the Michael Christian Salon Bridal Team.  

    **Check out examples of her work on her Facebook page: Mallory, Stylist at Michael Christian Salon & Dry Bar

    EDUCATION & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Graduate of Health & Style Institute
  • Advanced Cutting and Barbering - 2016
  • Wig / Quick Weave
  • Makeup / Airbrush Makeup
  • Advanced Balayage - Redken Educator Jillian Wise - 2017

  • Jillian Wise

    "A Smile is the best makeup any girl can wear..." - Marilyn Monroe

    Stylist / Color Specialist - Michael Christian Salon

    Jillian is a highly skilled Salon Professional and an Educator for Redken 5th Avenue.  Her specialties are Color Trends, Color Correction and all hair types with curl.  Jillian has earned her certification through Redken in both Design & Hair Color confirming her commitment to advanced education.  She is a highly motivated Stylist whose talent allows her to consistently deliver amazing results to her guests.

    **Check out examples of her work on her Facebook page: Jillian, Stylist at Michael Christian Salon & Dry Bar

    EDUCATION & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Color and Balayage - Kris Sorbie
  • Balayage and color placement - Justin Isaac
  • Balayage placement - Chiala Marvici
  • Color - Ryan Morgan
  • Color - Lori Zabel
  • Design - Chris Baran
  • Haircutting & Design - Sam Villa
  • Business - Tina Terry Hunt

  • Keri Gaerisch

    "Inner Beauty is great, but a little mascara never hurts!"

    Stylist - Michael Christian Salon

    Keri has been a Salon Professional since 2004.  Her specialty includes both color and styling and she continues to be a guest favorite!  Her continued education is proof of the passion she has for the industry and she believes it's the key to being the best in your field.  Her skill and work ethic has allowed her to grow a tremendously successful business.

    **Check out examples of her work on her Facebook page: Keri, Stylist at Michael Christian Salon & Dry Bar

    EDUCATION & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Color Correction - Jillian Wise
  • Principles of Hair Color - Jillian Wise
  • Creating an Exceptional Business - Mary Anne Erwin
  • Principles of Design - Michael Gibbs

  • Margie Goss

    “Whether you think you can or cannot, either way you are right." - Henry Ford

    Marketing Consultant / Brand Ambassador - Michael Christian Salon

    Margie believes professional achievement lies in the ability to communicate effectively, consult with great intention and deliver services with superb skill.

    Margie's experience as VP of Operations for the prestigious Spectrum Design Associates, has made her an invaluable member of the Michael Christian Salon management team.