Meet the Team
We are so proud of our amazing team here at Salon Alexis. This great group is so talented, passionate and excited to learn more and grow every day.
Owner/Master Stylist/Board Certified Haircolorist, Jenel, has been in the industry since 1998! Her passion and drive has brought her many places in her career, including working/training at Juut Salon in Minneapolis and Colours Salon in Boulder, CO. But Jenel's heart belonged to Alexandria and she eventually moved back to the area to bring her knowledge and skills to Salon Alexis. She continued to follow her love for education by seeking out advanced training all over the U.S., from LA to New York. Her love for color pushed her to become an "American Board Certified Haircolorist" in 2002. One of Jenel's goals is to always strive to do her best and continually educate herself in this ever-changing industry. Her attention to detail and her ability to create a unique look for each individual guest is of most importance to her. "I want you to love your hair!" Some of Jenel's favorite things to create are personalized haircuts, natural-looking and beautiful color, and simply healthy hair!
Owner/Master Stylist, Lisa Ann, has been living out her passion for the past 18 years!
Lisa started off her career in 2000, right here at Salon Alexis. After 4 years of hard work, she added to her resume by becoming a National Educator for Pureology. For the next 9 years, Lisa received education in California, New York, Orlando, and New Orleans, then traveled the country educating other salon professionals. Her work included providing hands-on education at salons all over the U.S. as well as platform work at large hair shows and fashion shows. Lisa also pursued her love for color by becoming a Certified Redken Colorist in 2008. Other trainings include trips to "Bumble and bumble University" in New York City learning advanced cutting and coloring techniques. But Lisa's favorite place to be, is right here at Salon Alexis working behind the chair! Her specialty lies in women's short cuts and coloring. "Making people feel beautiful is the best job in the world!"
Cheryl has 13 years of experience in the beauty industry and performs a variety of services here at Salon Alexis. Her services range from all of your hair care needs to pedicures, manicures, facials and body wraps. In addition, Cheryl also specializes in high quality Eyelash Extensions. She truly has a passion for all aspects of the beauty industry and enjoys being able to provide a unique, relaxing, and enjoyable experience for each and every guest. "Being able to be a positive part of someone's day and to have the ability to help someone love the way look and feel, inspires me." During her 13 year career, Cheryl has continued to grow her skills by attending a hands-on razor cutting course at "Bumble and bumble University" in NYC, along with another B&b training in Chicago. She also trained in L.A. for advanced colorists, taken specialized Redken color classes, and is a certified Pureology Pure Artist.
"My favorite part of my job is the people I get to interact everyday!"
Kristy brings over 20 years of experience to Salon Alexis! Her many talents lie in coloring, cutting, and body sugaring. Kristy has had extensive post-graduate education, including becoming a Redken Regional Performing Artist in 1996 and attending numerous trainings in Las Vegas and New York. "My experience and passion drive me to ensure a positive experience for each and every guest." During her 20+ year career, Kristy has also attended a variety of in-salon trainings, attended 4 Redken International Symposiums, trained with Redken in their Principle-based Hair Design program, worked as an educator for Wayne Grund products & design, as well as working with motivational speaker, Michael Cole, in his Honors Course. Kristy's most recent accomplishment was becoming a "Certified Deva Stylist", specializing in curly haircuts! Kristy's passion for her work shines through with every guest that sits in her chair. "I understand that beautiful hair brings out people's inner beauty."
"It's beauty that captures your attention; personality which captures your heart." As a stylist with 12 years of experience, Sara strives to be the best she can be. She continues to obtain as much knowledge & skill possible to keep up with the ever-changing trends. Sara graduated from the Salon Professional Academy and began her career in Fargo where she advanced her education with Sasoon, Redken, Sexy, Sam Villa and TiGi advance cutting techniques. Her passion continued to grow and she became an in-salon educator teaching advance cutting skills to fellow stylists. Sara also has a love for color and specializes in balayage, ombre & personalized color. During the past 4 years at Salon Alexis, Sara attended major hair shows, many in-salon classes and trained with Bumble and bumble in Minneapolis. Her skills extend to creating length and fullness with Halo hair extensions, rocking out some amazing bridal and formal styles, as well as being experienced in facial and body waxing.
Angi began her career at Salon Alexis over 14 years ago after graduating from the St. Cloud Regency Beauty Institute. Her work focuses primarily on cutting, coloring, and facial waxing, with cutting being her favorite. Angi has attended many trainings over the past 14 years such as numerous hair shows across the Midwest and countless in-salon classes with Redken color experts, Bare Minerals makeup, and men's clipper cuts. Angi has also traveled to Chicago for a Bumble and bumble training, along with a second Bumble training in Minneapolis specializing in a hands-on razor cutting course. Angi's passion for her guests is evident when you sit down in her chair. Her customer service makes you feel right at home!
Kristin has over 9 years of experience in the cosmetology industry and is going on her fourth year here at Salon Alexis. Her inspiration comes from learning new techniques and keeping up with the latest trends. "I love to create beauty!" Kristin has a strong passion for nails and it shows in her beautiful work, especially in her customized gel nail art. In addition to Gel Nails, her other nail services include Manicures, Pedicures, and Silk Wraps, along with nail enhancements such as Structure Nails and Prescription Nails. Her experience along with advanced training in nail enhancements has made Kristin a highly sought after nail artist. Her talent also extends into facial & body waxing as well as hair. In addition to cutting and coloring, Kristin specializes in hair extensions, balayage and is certified in the Keratin Smoothing Treatment. Kristin loves getting creative with color and is always up for a challenge. "Do what you love and you'll never work a day in your life."