Penny received her cosmetology license in Colorado in 1995. Throughout her career Penny has continued to pursue education in the latest colors and haircutting trends. Penny believes in bringing out the natural beauty of everyone's unique look and strives to create styles and colors for individuals with different needs. Penny works with her clients to create a look that they love and can maintain and specializes in custom haircuts and color. It is her experience that has allowed her to excel with different hair textures, especially curly, unruly, or fine hair types and she is comfortable with both women’s and men’s haircuts.
Sophia joined Chroma with over 11 year’s experience. Her career began after graduating from Niles School of Cosmetology in 2001. Sophia went on to receive advanced training from Pivot Point and Aveda. With many certifications under her belt Sophia specializes in all hair types and specifically smoothing hair with keratin treatments and adding color to textured cuts. Sophia prides herself in working with curly hair and creating fun and elegant styles for fun events. With Sophia's fun sense of humor and her strong attention to detail she leaves her clientele with an experience that's worth repeating.
Mary Margaret has been a hair stylist for three years and enjoys working with all hair types. Her specialties include up-dos, formal finishing and bridal hair as well as perfecting custom color. With her passion for keeping up with the latest trends and techniques in the industry, Mary Margaret attends many continuing education courses to help perfect her skills. She loves to listen to her client’s needs and concerns in order to help them achieve their desired look and is comfortable with both men’s and women’s hair.
Kim joined Chroma with six years of experience as a hair and makeup artist for special events. She loves creating elegant up-do’s and professional makeup applications for her clients and her fascination with the art of hair and makeup led her to the Douglas J Aveda Institute in 2014 where she received her education and license in cosmetology. Having trained under Chroma’s expert stylists and make-up artists, Kim continues to seek advanced education to perfect the latest trends. Kim is passionate about allowing others to feel beautiful by enhancing the beauty they already possess. She takes pride in her creativity and individualizes her styles according to each client’s desires and personality. With an eye for detail, Kim will work with you to create the perfect look you want to achieve!
Amber is a graduate of Tricoci that began her career in the beauty industry as an Aveda skin care advisor at the Old Orchard Aveda retail store and has come to Chroma with an ambition to be a master esthetician. Combined with Amber’s inviting personality and her passion for skin care and make up, her knowledge on esthetics will keep her clients up to date on the latest trends. Amber prides herself on creating long lasting relationships with her guests and is excited to meet her new clientele.
Sharon joins Chroma SalonSpa with over 15 years of experience in all areas of massage including deep tissue, pregnancy, sports and many other techniques and modalities. Customized treatments from Sharon specifically target your concerns providing a relaxing, effective and therapeutic experience. Sharon is also trained in all Aveda Signature Body Wraps and Body Treatments. With her warm and inviting nature combined with her expert technical skills, Sharon leaves her guests relaxed, refreshed, and revitalized.
Keri has been with the Chroma team for eight years and has been a key component in our transformation and growth throughout her career. With her vast knowledge of our product lines and her soft and inviting nature, Keri makes everyone feel well cared for. Keri prides herself on the strong relationships she has formed with guests that trust her to deliver an experience worth repeating.
Warm hearted and friendly, Arelys is our newest addition to the Chroma family. Following years of Customer Service experience working in high paced environments, Arelys comes to Chroma with a desire to accommodate our guests and ensure that every guest has a wonderful experience. While not working as a receptionist, Arelys is working toward completing her nursing degree with the hope to care for patients as well as she does for our guests. Arelys is also fluent in Spanish.
Jennifer is a native of St. Louis and brings over 15 years of customer service experience to Chroma. From the moment you arrive at Chroma you will easily see that Jennifer has a strong dedication to providing guests with a relaxing and comforting experience. Combining her love of fashion and beauty with her ability to easily talk to anyone, Jennifer is extremely knowledgeable about our newest products and has a keen ability to match our products to our guests with stunning results. We welcome Jennifer as the newest member of our Chroma family and can’t wait for you to meet her!
Damien is Chroma's behind-the-scenes support person and provides book keeping, marketing, communications, and other support services in addition to receptionist duties. Often working before or after hours, Damien is responsible for keeping the salon equipment in peak working order and organizing staff meetings, among many other duties. Damien also works with our Aveda partner network to organize events and works with our Aveda representatives to achieve our mutual goals.
Sofia is Chroma’s Special Events Coordinator assisting us with our community events, charitable contribution events and Chroma guest events. From coordinating our outdoor apparel tents during our yearly Holiday event to assisting in the pre and post production work of our other events, Sofia is our go-to person and always excels.
Alen has helped Chroma develop, implement, track and optimize our marketing campaigns across all digital channels. Among his many duties, Alen designs, builds and maintains our social media presence and assists with our various technical support needs. With a gift for fixing our most difficult technical issues, Alen is responsible for keeping Chroma’s systems functioning at peak performance.