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Katie Skillman

Katie Skillman, Owner & Head Stylist

Katie has 20+ years of experience in the salon industry. She has travelled throughout the U.S. and abroad to continuously educate herself in her craft.

Katie’s experience goes beyond being behind the chair. She has previously been a haircutting educator and an In-Salon Coach for Aveda.

She is trained and certified in Aveda, Pivot Point, and Vidal Sassoon haircutting and color systems. Katie is also a certified Great Lengths Hair Extension Stylist. She recently completed the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program in 2019!

Creativity and interacting with her clients is her life passion.

Dani Buchholzer, Stylist

Dani is an Aveda-educated stylist specializing in both hair and nails. Innovative and inspired, she loves haircolor transformations and natural nail care.

Dani received haircutting training by Pivot Point as well as Aveda, and is certified in Vomor hair extensions. She continually pushes herself in advanced education, such as Technique vs. Placement, True to Tone, and up-to-date balayage techniques.

Dani is passionate about Aveda’s high performance, cruelty-free products and environmental awareness. She is constantly promoting herself and her talent through salon photo shoots and community events.

Caitie Caroline, Stylist

Caitie Caroline, trained at Brown Aveda Institute, has enjoyed five years in the industry so far. While she specializes in balayage, she has a passion for all forms of haircutting and coloring. She has also received haircutting training from Pivot Point and Vidal Sassoon, and is certified in VoMor tape-in extensions.

Caitie Caroline strives to live by Aveda’s mission and lifestyle. Her career path allows her to flaunt her creativity behind the chair. She continues to push herself with advanced education to stay up-to-date with the latest trends.

Continuing Education:

Advanced Haircutting with Hans Kopela, Aveda Deep with Tracy Freeman, Aveda Haircutting and Hairstyling, Beyond Balayage with Ali Wolfe, Beyond Braiding, CND Shellac, Cut the Consultation, Core Color Concepts with Jeffrey Scott, Ergo Blow Drying and Heat Styling, Hair Color Magic Power Paint, Hair Color Systems and Solutions, Vidal Sassoon ABC

Codi Steffen, Stylist

Codi, a recent graduate of Brown Aveda institute, has been part of the Très Chic team since July of 2018. When not doing nails, she is assisting and in advanced hair cutting training. 

She attended cosmetology school only after graduating from Kent State University, when she realized her passion for hair and nail care. 

When not at the salon, Codi is home cuddling her puppy, Goose. 

Chloe Suzellis, Stylist

Chloe has always had a passion for hair, nails and makeup since she was a child. At the end of her sophomore year in high school, she decided to start schooling at the Trumball Career & Technical Center for cosmetology.

After graduation, she worked at a couple different salons. She then advanced her training in cutting and coloring with Aveda and began working for Très Chic.

Kelsie Grove, Stylist

Kelsie, graduated from Avon Lake high school and JVS in 2012 with her cosmetology license. Started at Très Chic salon as the Salon Coordinator in October ’18 and transitioned into doing hair again!

She started working in an Aveda salon in 2013 and fell in love with the company and their mission. Kelsie is excited to grow with the company, staff and clientele.

 

Continuing Education:

Pivot Point Hair cutting  

Alexa Brown, Stylist

Alexa has been an Aveda artist for the past 8 years. She began her career at Casals Day Spa and Salon. She specialized in hair color, as well as being a part of the Aveda hair color education team. Education is a priority for Alexa, as well as staying on trend, and giving her clients the most relaxing and gratifying experience.

In 2019 she made the move to Cleveland and was welcomed in the Très Chic family, where she dove in deep to the artistry of hair. She now not only works as a hair color specialist, but is also a hair cutter, and enjoys formal up-styles. Aside from creating, Alexa loves connecting and developing relationships with her clients. 

Stefanie Kostreba, Salon Coordinator

Stefanie became a licensed Esthetician in 2007, after attending Brown Aveda Institute. She then spent 10 years working in the industry at Sephora, taking on roles in management, guest services, becoming an education lead, and senior skincare adviser.  She loved working with clients and building relationships, but was ready for a change with more work, life, and balance.  Stefanie found her place here at Très Chic Salon! 

Training:

DISC Trained

Sharps Training & Continuing Education for Esthetics