Our fearless leader! Maria has been loving hair for over 45 years. She started Team Cutters in 1977 to break away from the “shampoo and set” salons and start a salon with a vision of inspiring and teaching generations to come. With her passion to help inspire people, she has been a role model and inspiration to so many stylist and clients over the years. Although Maria is only doing clients a few days a week now, she is still a moving force in the hair industry in Fairbanks as well as the entire state of Alaska. She shares her wisdom of business and hair to many salon owners and stylist, as well as advocating for the apprenticeship program to thrive in Alaska.
Dawn is an Educational Director at Team Cutters. Dawn grew up in the salon and has been working in the salon since the age of 12. She acquired her hairdresser's license before graduating high school in 1993. Knowing she has always wanted to teach, she worked for a few manufacturers before finding her fit with Goldwell. Dawn has been an educator with Goldwell for over 18 years, now. As a Team Cutters Educational Director, she has trained many apprentices, assiting them to launch their own careers. Dawn proudly shares her countless hours of extended education with Team Cutters staff and Alaska's community of hairdressers.
Shawnee was raised in the salon, but always knew she didn't have the passion for hair like her mother and sister. Shawnee worked many years on the front desk & office and still continues to do most of the behind the scenes work it takes to keep a business thriving. In 2014, Shawnee got her Esthetician's license and loves having one on one time with her clients giving relaxing facials, body waxing and in 2015 was certified with NovaLash for Lash Extensions. Shawnee enjoys enhancing lashes to look long and full but still natural and clients say they can't live without them, now.
Teresa attended beauty school in 1994 at Team Cutters Institute of Hair Design. She specializes in Creative Corrective Coloring, Ergo Blowouts, Deva Cutting and Color Matching. She is a dependable stylist who can analyze hair and educate her clients on the best hair care to achieve the perfect personilzed style. She is consistant and timely. You can follow her on Instagram @tarayza74
Master Designer IV
Jessica started her career as an apprentice at Team Cutters in 2001 and has completed many hours in advanced training though TIGI academy, Goldwell Academy and many more. She has studied all over the country and brings that experience and knowledge to Fairbanks and to Team Cutters. She brings with her almost 20 years of experience.
Master Designer I
Stephanie studied at Glen Dow Hair Academy in Spokane, WA and has over 15 years of experience. She has been with Team Cutters for over 13 years and continues to grow and expand her knowledge. Stephanie continues to take classes to bring more innovation to Fairbanks. She has a wealth of knowledge in Goldwell, KMS, Deva Curl and is always continuing her professional development. Her philosophy includes, "continuing education because nobody knows it all..." She values a clean, professional environment and giving her clients 100% and seeing them leave with a smile on their face is the best!
Master Designer IV
Kate has been a wonderful member of our team since 2014, after moving back to Fairbanks from Anchorage. She started at Rae’s Haircutting in 2000, and has continues her craft with many more classes over the year. She attended Vidal Sassoon in London; as well as cutting classes with Alterey Brothers, Redken, DJ Mauldoon, DevaCurl; advanced color classes with top Schwazkof and Goldwell educators. In addition to bridal and special occasion makeup training with Mac Professional Makeup. Kate has fallen in love with Balayage highlights and mastered the technically difficult applications. Her value as a hair designer include, maintaining a professional, friendly, clean atmosphere, and helping clients achieve their cut and color goals with adding my own flare. Kate is also one of our instructors and loves helping our apprentices learning new skills. Look for some of Kates work on Instagram @72Kate.
Master Designer III
She attended beauty school at Head Hunters Academy. She started her journey in cosmotology in the 80's in Harrisburg, PA. In 2010 she followed her Ice Road trucker husband to Fairbanks, AK where she found her niche at Team Cutters. She joined the team and her career has exploded in more directions than she could have ever dreamed of. She continues to enhance her craft with classes from Deva Curl, Robert Brown of Goldwell, Phillip Wilson of London, and California and Goldwell's Color Zoom Los Angeles, just to name a few. Her passion for the industry continues to inspire her to push the limits between fashion and the art of hair. You can follow her on Instagram @lindaridall
Master Designer II
Nancy finished her apprenticeship program in Fairbanks in 2009, then joining our team in March of 2013. Since then she has continued taking classes with Sasoon, Goldwell, DevaCurl and is now certified with Hair Talk (formally Hot Head) and Donna Bella Extensions. Nancy specializes in Elumen and bright colors, loving to work with vivid colors that "WOW" us all. She also enjoys men's cuts; along with working with clippers and tight fades. Her goal is to find the right styles and colors that works well for their lifestyles and educating them on how to best keep their hair looking and feeling amazing. Nancy also enjoys doing makeup and that she can help make a client feel super glamorous for their special occasion. You can follow Nancy on Instagram @akhairwizard
Marie finished her apprenticeship in 2018 at Team Cutters and continues to build her skills becoming a wonderful stylist. She has been having fun with the vivid colors making the hair come alive. She loves working with long thick hair, and she is excited to continue to learn new things and build an amazing career in hair.
Robbie graduated Team Cutters apprenticeship program in 2019. She dreamed of being a hair designer for as long as she can remember. She joined out team through the Tanana Chiefs Conference work placement program in 2017 and she has been a valued member ever since. Robbie's powerful hands will put you in a trance at the shampoo bowl even before she gives you a beautiful haircut or color.
Currently completing her appeticeship hours here at Team Cutters. She started as an assistant in 2017 and though hard work and her beautiful attitude of wanting to learn, she is looking forward to completing her apprenticeship by the end of 2019. With her passion for the beauty industry and eagerness to learn as much as possible we know that she will have a long amazing career in hair. You can follow her on Instagram @snipdogg_cma
Lead Salon Coordinator
Kerri joined our team in the summer of 2014, she is an integral role of keeping our salon running smoothly. Her friendly domineer will make it easy to book your appointments and if you ever need a special ordered product she will make sure we can get it for you.
Trinitiy has been with Team Cutters since the summer of 2019. When you call, you are most likely scheduling your appointment with Trinity.
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