DEEANN WALLACE: SALON OWNER, HAIR, NAILS, ESTHETICIAN
BIO: DeeAnn Wallace was born and raised in North Portland and found her admiration for cosmetology 23 years ago. In 2003, she has taken on ownership of Bahama Mamas. She has joined in our community of North Portland business organizations. DeeAnn is attending business school through Portland State University to open another Hair and Tanning salon in the University Park area, which will be more convenient for her growing clientele. Her love continues to grow for color, cut, perms, styling, and nail technology as she is continuing her education by going to color and hair cutting classes and hair shows throughout the state of Oregon. With DeeAnn's positive outlook and cheerful personality, she is looking forward to many successful years of service to the growing North Portland area.
MINDI O'CONNOR: HAIR, HAIR EXTENSIONS, BRAIDS ALL HAIR TYPES BIO: Mindi O'Connor has been a hairstylist at Bahama Mamas since 2009 although she has lived in St. Johns her whole life. She loves to cut, color, and style hair from everyday, wearable hair, romantic updos, and exotic styles. Mindi is also known for her amazing work with extensions and braids. All ethnicities are welcomed, as she is well experienced in all hair types.
GRETCHEN KINNIE: HAIR, NAILS, AND ESTHETICIAN
BIO: Gretchen Kinnie
KELSEY RODRIGUEZ HAIR STYLIST & ESTHETICIAN BIO: Kelsey Rodriguez was born and raised in St. Johns and attended Roosevelt high school. She gradutated in 2011 and had a passion for art and creativity so she pursued her career in cosmetology. In 2012 she enrolled at Aveda Institute and chose the full cosmetology course (hair, nails and waxing). Kelsey graduated from Aveda in 2014 and is licensed in hair and esthiology. Kelsey started working at Bahama Mama's in 2014, it was a no-brainer that she would choose Bahama Mama's. DeeAnn has done Kelsey's hair since she was a kid and is Kelsey's biggest mentor.
DANIELLE SANDOOLIN HAIR STYLIST BIO: Danielle Sandoolin has passion for hair, this started when she was very young, while sitting in the chair she taught herself how to braid her own hair and that's where it all started. Early on in life she chose to be a massage therapist as a career path but then realized she needed a career that was more energetic and creative, that's when she gave the beauty industry the green light. She obtained her license for hair, dedicating all her time on cutting and coloring hair. She is going strong for 3 years now and also continues her education by going to classes so she can give 100% to all her clients. She's a fun and creative hair stylist that's ready for whatever comes her way!
HEIDI ASHWORTH HAIR SPECIALIST BIO: Heidi Ashworth is a long time North Portland hair stylist and worked for many years at Lombard Hair Design. Heidi is very good at working with colors and foils and making sure that you leave the salon happy and satisfied!
MIKI O'CONNER Hair Stylist Bio: Though new to Bahama Mamas Miki has 28 years under her belt as a hair stylist; originally working from doing style shows and doing makeup and hair at Portland Operas, Miki decided to go from client at BH to team member November 2017. Miki loves doing color, highlights, updo's and especially haircuts! You dream something up and Miki will do her best to make it come true. When she's not doing hair Miki enjoys Mountaineering and backpacking.
Salon Receptionist FAYE EVANS TANNING SPECIALIST JESSIKA BEDOLLA TANNING SPECIALIST