Our Valuable Team Members

Laurén Hart
Laurén HartOwner/Master Colorist
Master Colorist, Laurén Hart, owns The Root Salon and boasts over thirty-five years of professional hands-on experience. She specializes in corrective hair color and continues to mentor The Root Salon team on a daily basis. This beauty industry veteran loves what she does!
DesireeSenior Stylist/Colorist
Desiree has been doing hair for 5yrs now. She studied at Penrose Academy in Scottsdale Arizona. She specializes in balayage, blondes, curly hair, and tape in hair extensions. She is an Az native & has a one year old daughter named Aubrey, that is her world.
NaomiSenior Stylist/Colorist
Naomi is a very soul driven girl who is incredibly passionate about hair. Her specialty cuts include pixies and bobs as well as curly and fine/thinning hair. When it comes to color, natural hair color enhancing is her favorite, whether it is with baby lights or a full balyage to create a totally new look. Education is very important to her and she has been highly trained with AVEDA the past 6 years.
ForestSenior Stylist/Colorist
Our lady Forest has a strong, loyal client following due to her professionalism and her over 16 years of experience in the beauty industry. She specializes in blondes and is amazing with short-short haircuts. She is a very talented member of our special occasion team. She stays booked several months out during wedding and prom season. Sit down and talk to her about your special day and you will see why!
MarlaSenior Stylist/Makeup Artist
Marla has a passion for today’s newest trends and demands! She specializes in a wide range of hair techniques including special occasion, color blending, hand painting, highlighting, women’s long layers and texturizing just to name a few. She is makeup obsessed and strives for unlimited creativity! Marla can make you look classy & chic or edgy and bold.
DanaSenior Stylist/Director of Education
Dana Fraze started his career at Vidal Sassoon over 12 years ago. He specializes in precession haircutting for women and men. He loves cutting long and short shapes and styles. He is also great with men’s grooming and curly hair. He is also The Root Salon’s cutting educator and he inspires and shares his craft to make us a stronger, more skilled group to better serve our guests.
ShanaSenior Colorist/Stylist
When she is not at home being in love with her sweet Boston Terrier Iggy, this gal is at work being in love with her career. For the last 5 years education for the salon and fashion industries have been her passion and focus. She specializes in color melting, hand painting, and overall the natural blend of colors. Along with her love for color there is nothing more important then the perfect cut to complement and complete every desired look.
LizetSenior Colorist/Stylist
Lizet specializes in color correction, latest techniques in highlighting, color blending, long layer cuts, pixie cuts, textured bobs, special occasion styles and more. Her life revolves around her two passions…her 9yr old daughter and hair. Beauty comes from within but it’s even better with amazing hair. Transforming you into the latest trend is what she LOVES!
Stefanie has always enjoyed doing hair through out her many years; whether it was styling or coloring. She studied with Aveda and made The Root Salon her home for the past two years. She’s passionate about helping people and making them feel beautiful. She enjoys coloring hair, mostly reds and violets. She lives happily with her four cats and is highly obsessed with black coffee and Harry Potter. 🙂
JillianSenior Stylist/Colorist
Jillian loves cutting short hair. She’s drawn to anything creative and interesting yet loves the classic work too. Our Jillian has received advanced training from multiple color manufacturers and excels in high-end coloring techniques. She loves creating beautiful color that allows her passion for our industry “shine.”
Katie is originally from Montana, but received her education from the highly reputable Gary Manuel Aveda Institute in Seattle, Washington. She is incredibly passionate and eager to learn and stay up to date on the latest trends in the hair and beauty industry. She enjoys every facet of hair, however, men’s cuts, long layers, and balayaging are some of her absolute favorite services to provide. She is all about positive vibes and being the best version of yourself every day.
LiliaContent and Blog Manager
Lilia Menconi is a book author and life-long client of The Root Salon. With the help of The Root Salon staff, she ensures that our online content showcases the salon’s expertise and unique culture.