Merritt SchellerArtistic Director
Merritt has been with Carmen! Carmen! since 2011. She graduated from Strand College of Hair Design and is currently an Artistic Director who has education through: Sassoon Academy, Aveda Advanced classes, and Aveda Congress. She loves to cut and color hair, but her true passions are special styles and bridal hair. Merritt loves being in the beauty industry because for her, it’s exciting and rewarding.
Jesse SoperCut Specialist – Artistic Director
Jesse has been with Carmen! Carmen! since 2009. He graduated from Engle Wood Beauty College and has been in the industry since 2004. Jesse is an Artistic Director and a Cutting Specialist. He loves putting an artistic spin on any short hair or men’s haircut. He’s great at creating shapes and textures that insinuate your positive features and hide your flaws with professionalism.
Ashley KaylerColor Specialist – Artistic Team
Ashley is a graduate from West Stanly Cosmetology. She has been with Carmen! Carmen! since 2005 and is one of our Artistic Team Members. Ashley specializes in corrective color and loves to perform fashion color. Her favorite part of being in the industry is being able to create new images for her guest and seeing instant results. Having the gift of improving the way someone feels about themselves is why she loves this business.
Tiffany FootmanArtistic Team
Tiffany has been a stylist with Carmen! Carmen! since 2009. She graduated from the Aveda Institute and has moved up in the company, becoming an Artistic Team Member and Texture Team Director. Tiffany specializes in texture services and enjoys performing color services. Her favorite part of being in the beauty industry is to enhance a guest’s beauty while being very thorough, precise and educated.
Amy CarterColor Specialist – Advanced Artist – Mentor
Amy has been with Carmen! Carmen! since 2009 and began her experience in the industry in 2007. She graduated from Rowan Cabarrus Community College and is a Color Specialist here at our salon. Amy did further education in Hairdreams Extensions and Balayage. Performing Balayage, Ombres, and Corrective Colors are her favorite services. Amy loves being able to recreate someone’s look and getting to know her guests one on one. She loves working with Aveda color because she can create any color that her guest desires. Her joy in making others feel refreshed and renewed is something she wants each guest to experience.
Krystin HannerAdvanced Artist – Mentor
Krystin has been a stylist at Carmen! Carmen! since 2011 and graduated from Stanly Community College. Krystin has been trained to do Hotheads, Bio-ionics, Keratin and Balayage. She is now a Mentor and specializes in cut and color. Krystin always gives 100% in everything she does and loves to boost her guests confidence to make them feel even more beautiful.
Kristina NievesAdvanced Artist
Kristina has been with Carmen! Carmen! since 2008 and is a graduate from the Aveda Institute of Charlotte. She specializes in A-line bobs and enjoys enhancing every person’s image with perfection.
Konstantina PatronisAdvanced Artist
Tina is a graduate of Trinity Beauty Academy and she’s been working with Carmen! Carmen! since 2013. She specializes in both color and cut. Tina loves cutting and seeing the transformation of a person’s look while they’re in the mirror. Making women feel beautiful and revived and men feeling handsome is her favorite.
Maricel SundinAdvanced Artist – Mentor
Maricel is a graduate from the Aveda Institute in Charlotte. She has been a Hairstylist with Carmen! Carmen! since 2011. She is now a Mentor with our company and specializes in hair cutting. To her beauty isn’t about having a beautiful face. It is about having a beautiful mind, beautiful heart, and most importantly a beautiful soul.
Lauren has been with Carmen! Carmen! since 2014 and attended Paul Mitchell Beauty School. Lauren enjoys cutting hair of all lengths and types and cares for each person that sits in her chair. Lauren wants every guest to be satisfied with the look she has created as well as the confidence given to leave the salon.