Meet The Team



Level 4 Stylist

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Melissa is our "Jane of all trades"


As a stylist, she enjoys creating a wide array of looks. She is passionate about continued education and loves to share her knowledge through the Associate Program. She specializes in balayage, blondes, natural-looking color and hair extensions. Her passion for extensions recently drove her to create her very own line of extensions, Sierra & Sage Hair Extensions, which we feature in the salon.

As an owner, Melissa does all of our bookeeping, payroll, financials and jokingly calls herself the CFO- although, its not really a joke- she technically is



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Jen has been in the Beauty Industry for over  25 years. She spent most of her career working as a Nail Artist. As soon as her daughter Melissa started beauty school, she began dreaming up future plans to open a salon together.


She has since retired from doing nails to focus on the growth of Atelier Beauty Bar. You can often find her working closely with our front desk team, dreaming up all the fancy merchandising displays you come to know and love and working in the office.


Level 2 Stylist

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Stephanie has been a stylist for over 5 years. She started her career at Atelier in 2015 in our Associate Program, where she worked under Melissa.


In her years working with Atelier Beauty Bar, she has made a name for herself as a truly talented stylist specializing in blonding, balayage and styling.


Level 3 Stylist

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Dani is a third generation stylist with over 10 years experience. She specializes in balayage, red hair, short textured hair, precision haircuts and keratin smoothing treatments.


Her passion is creating custom haircuts and colors that compliment your face shape, skin tone and eye color.


Level 2 Stylist

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Sasha has been a stylist for 12 years. She offers hair cutting, coloring, keratin treatments and is our men's specialist.

Sasha loves spending time with her guests and making them feel beautiful. She is easy to talk to and she is full of energy. When she's not working you can find her spending time with her husband and two daughters.


Level 4 Stylist

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McKenna began her career in Los Angeles, where she had the opportunity to learn from some of the most experienced industry professionals.

She is classically trained in French, hand-painted balayage, but loves to infuse foil highlights and baby lights into her blondes. She also loves precision cutting, and textured bobs.

When she is not working, you can find her exploring the outdoors or checking out the latest movie or concert.


Level 2 Stylist

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Dalton always knew he wanted to pursue a career in the beauty industry.He grew up in a small town in Wyoming, as he would say "the middle of nowhere." He started by apprenticing at a local salon, but knew that he wanted to advance his career and pursue his dreams, he needed to venture out. That's when he moved to Reno. His eye for color helps him create the perfect colors and tones for his guests. His specialities are balayage, blonding and extensions.


Level 2 Stylist

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Emma is full of energy and positivity. Her energy is contagious! She moved to Reno from Alaska in 2019 and immediately joined the Atelier Team.

Emma has a true talent for hairstylist and is the best with communication. She is the type of stylist that will truly listen to your needs, make suggestions and nail your wildest dreams every. single. time.

When Emma ism't at work you can find her enjoying all of the outdoor activities.



Level 2 Stylist

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Naomi has been a part of the Atelier team since 2019.

Although she is a Reno native, she began her hair styling career in San Francisco, where she attended the Aveda Institute. From there she worked in a high end salon in the city, where she completed a rigorous three year long training program.

Naomi truly is a master of color and has a style all her own! When she isn't in the salon, you can find her spending time with her husband and her son.


Level 2 Stylist

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Kenzie is a San Francisco native, but has called Reno home for the past 6 years. 


She has an affinity for blonding, balayage and all things creative. She is also on the Atelier Wedding Team offering hair and makeup services. She has a positive energy and loves connecting with her clients and making them feel comfortable and beautiful when they leave.


Associate Stylist

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Aly graduated from Paul Mitchell in 2020. She is currently in our Associate Program working under Melissa.

Aly is a bundle of positive energy and excitement. She has a visible passion for hair styling and is eager to learn and pursue her career with Atelier Beauty Bar.


Level 1 Stylist

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Amy is a veteran stylist with 17 years of experience as a hairstylist. She moved to Reno from New York City where she worked in a high end salon. She has worked as a master stylist, educator for large professional brands and even worked as a stylist in Europe for several years.

She loves doing a wide array of coloring as well as cutting. She is a true master in razor cutting as well!

Dani Marie

Level 2 Stylist

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Dani Mari has been a stylist for 6 years.

She has many years of education behind her and is Aveda trained. She is an extremely talented stylist and can literally do it all. From long hair to short edgy cuts, bleach blondes to brunettes, fantasy colors, men's hair and on top of all that she is a braiding and styling wizard. She is also part of our wedding team!


Associate Stylist

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Kari is a Redken graduate, she is currently in our Associate Program, working under Melissa and Mckenna.

She has a passion for hair and after raising 5 children decided it was time for her to pursue her dream of being a hairstylist! She is passionate about blonding and natural looking colors.


Level 4 Aesthetician

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Michelle is a born and raised Nevadan. She offers volume eyelash extensions, lash lifts, waxing, facials, microblading, powder brows and permanent makeup!


Her hobbies include DIY projects, scuba diving, traveling and creating perfect lashes and brows!


Level 3 Aesthetician

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Linessa is a passionate skin care specialist. She specializes in corrective skin care, offering results driven treatments for even the most difficult skin conditions. She is also certified in PCA chemical peels.

She also offers classic and hybrid eyelash extensions, waxing, henna brows and lash lifts.


Level 2 Aesthetician

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Cassandra is a perfectionist. She is sure to perfect each and every aspect of her craft. She has a passion for all things skin, loves providing her clients with both a pampering and results driven experience. She loves doing eyelash extensions, lash lifts and brow lamination.

When she is not at work, you can find her spending time with her two daughters and family.


Level 1 Aesthetician

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Bri is a licensed cosmetologist. She started with Atelier Beauty Bar and actually started in our Associate Program for hair working under Melissa but quickly recognized her love and passion for skin care. Linessa was gracious enough to take Bri under her wing and teach her everything she knows about skin and lashes. Bri was diligent in her learning and practicing her skill, she is also certified in eyelash extensions.


Guest Service Expert

Kaylan is a licensed cosmetologist with a passion for salon operations and Guest Service. A love for Reno/Tahoe brought her and her fiance from Kentucky.

She is an expert in customer service, we mean it! Nobody does it better- she is sweet and attentive. She can do it all and she does it with grace!


    Guest Service Expert

    Yesenia is our friendly Guest Service Expert. She is always in a good mood, always friendly and welcoming and eager to help our guests.

    When she isn't at work, you can find her spending time with family, friends and her boyfriend.


    Salon Coordinator

    Jessica has been a part of the Atelier Beauty Bar Team since 2018. She started as a Guest Service Expert and quickly moved into the role of Salon Coordinator.

    With a degree and background in marketing, Jessica works closely with our owners and is the glue that holds it all together. Jessica is the master of spreadsheets and organization! You can find her working in the office most days! She handles everything from wedding coordination to guest communication, inventory as well as sales planning and tracking.


    Multimedia Communications Specialist

    Emily is a Senior at UNR, pursuing a degree in marketing and comminications. Emily started with Atelier Beauty Bar as a Guest Service Expert and eventually moved into a lead front desk position. From there she took on a role as Social Media Intern and is now a Multimedia Communications Specialist.

    Emily runs all our social media accounts, designs all digital content, communicates with guests on all social outlets as well as designs all print advertisements. Works on community outreach and is really just the star of the show!

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