Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff at Studio 454 & Co.

Carmela

Carmela is the owner of Studio 454 & Co. Carmela specializes in precision cutting making use of her artistic vision and impeccable attention to detail. She enjoys working with clients to come up with styles individualized to their needs. A master of her craft, she keeps up with the latest techniques and hair trends as they appear on the fashion scene. Carmela is trained in and has expanded upon the cutting and coloring techniques of Goldwell, and her trips to the New York fashion scene provide you with the upcoming beauty trends long before they hit the mainstream scene.

Whether you want a classic cut or a trendy style, you are sure to be pleased with the experience as well as the result. 
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Lesley 

With 27 years of experience in the industry, Lesley is into the current trends and fashion. The classics are fundamental as Lesley works her magic. She is a master colorist specializing in corrective formulation and creative color all while keeping hair healthy, shiny, and gorgeous. 

Her goal at the end of each service is total transformation, creating a look that's shiny, healthy, and absolutely gorgeous. Lesley also trained with Goldwell and Redken, giving her the tools necessary to specialize in hair color. She has a pure love for the art of cutting and coloring, and it shows as each client leaves Studio 454 & Co. 
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Gabriella

Since 2011, Gabriella’s love for her craft is evident in all her work. Her passion for education has brought her to all kinds of opportunities. She has trained with some of the industry’s top stylists in perfecting her technique. Her passion and determination took her to New York City where she worked for Vidal Sassoon’s Creative Director, at Cristiano Cora Studio and trained under Cristiano himself. There is where she learned the art of haircutting in its purest form. She learned how to create and build a shape, that is suitable for each individual’s needs. Her love for hair coloring has also brought her to join the Vitality Color Educational team. She is in love with all aspects of this industry but educating herself and others is her main goal.
 
Gabriella’s passion and love for her career are just as great as her goal for making clients feelmore confident and beautiful. She is committed to listening and understanding her client’s, providing the best service possible.
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Christina

Christina has been an integral part of Studio 454 & Co. team since its inception in 2007. Prior to working at the salon, she was a freelance makeup artist and consultant until she found her true passion working with hair. Christina specializes but is not limited to, corrective color, keratin treatments, hot head extensions, and bridal designs.

When she is not at the salon, she takes classes to stay motivated and on top of the latest trends, techniques, products, and styles. Christina’s wish is to make every woman feel good about themselves and realize their full potential, and this girl has all the tools and experience to do just that.
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Kassy

Kassy frequently travels to New York to observe the latest industry trends so she can provide her clients with a variety of styling, texturing, and coloring techniques.

In addition, Kassy is committed to continuing education through participation in such functions as the Goldwell Color Institute and the Goldwell Artistic Team. Kassy is also a formal style designer which makes for a killer combination for any special event. 
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Natalie

Natalie is a junior stylist here at Studio 454 & Co. She graduated from Jean Madeline Cosmetology School in 2012. Natalie is dedicated to expanding her experience and knowledge of the industry by continuing her education to further enhance and develop her creativity.
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Carmelina 

Carmelina uses hair as her canvas, bringing a distinctive and fresh approach to draw out each clients' unique beauty. Carmelina understood from an early age that hair is not just an accessory and that great hair is the key to feeling beautiful.

With over 20 years of experience, Carmelina has mastered the art of every styling technique imaginable. Every client leaves Carmelina's chair feeling like a new person.
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Carol

Carol has had a passion for the hair industry for most of her life and has been a hairstylist for many years. She has mastered a wide range of hair techniques including cutting, coloring, highlighting, and smoothing treatments. She has also always loved and enjoys special occasion hair designing.

Carol believes in continuing education of the latest techniques, tools, and products available to provide her clients excellent services to her clients. She places high values on listening and understanding their needs. 
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Jeanie 

Jeanie has worn many hats over the course of her career. She worked directly for Clarol and Goldwell as a creative colorist. She served as a committed stylist in a trendy salon and later became a successful salon owner.

Regardless of which hat she wears, staying on top of the latest trends has always remained a top priority. Her basic mission has always remained the same: to make each and every client feel and look their best.


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Marta 

Marta has been in the industry for over 30 years. She is a true master at her craft. Passion for hair is Marta's pride. Her creation is unique and custom for each individual. She has trained with Martin Parsons,  Redken, Wella and Toni & Guy.  Marta is very particular and has an expert eye and a creative style.  Her coloring technique applies to each haircut and style.
She continues to educate herself and on the latest trends and techniques, hands on work shops.  Marta has new and classic ideas and listens intently to her clients. Her reputation and commitment to her industry speaks  for itself. 




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