Our Team

Reinvent yourself into a new style with one of our award winning stylists from St. John's. Whether you prefer classic or a more modern twist with a cutting edge, we have the stylist for you. Finish with a relaxing experience in our award winning Samshara Spa.



Brenda (Hickey) Dunphy

Brenda is a master stylist who has been in the industry for over three decades. She is Redken certified and specializes in coloring services with this exclusive product. She possesses a true artistic vision and shows impeccable attention to detail with each cutting service. She finds a great enjoyment in working with all types of colors and lengths.

For Brenda, working with clients to achieve their individualized style is her passion. Being a master of her craft, she strives to keep up with the latest techniques and most desirable fashion innovations. Brenda’s professionalism and in-depth knowledge of the industry go together in placing her at a high demand within our salon.


Kelly Nolan

Kelly has been with the Hair Connection for over 25 years.  She loves the atmosphere of this salon and the talented team she works with. She takes great pride in making her clients feel beautiful and building relationships. Up to date with education in all aspects of styling whether it be cutting, coloring, or styling.


Nancy Furey

Nancy possesses a true artistic talent when it comes to formal styling and updo’s. For over 16 years she has successfully created the desired look for many weddings, graduations and other events. Nancy is well-known at the salon for achieving the “perfect blonde,” and excels with each opportunity to color correct. Her skill of cutting is award winning as she is articulate and precise while working with a variety of hair types.

Nancy placed first in the Goldwell Hair Fantasy Competition, in 2013 and third in 2014. With the goal of enhancing her skill and status as a master stylist, Nancy continues to participate in educational classes and events on a global scale.


Greg Street

Greg performs precision cuts for all ages, along with a variety of coloring services. Being in the industry for seven years, he demonstrates an extraordinary skill with each client that sits in his chair. Greg has proven himself to be a talented colorist - specifically mastering the perfect blonde. Apart from this, Greg also succeeds in taking on the challenge of creative and corrective coloring services.

Greg regularly enhances his skill by attending classes to keep up with the current trends and techniques of the trade. Taking great pride in his work, he maintains a consistency of making his clients feel and look good.


Robert Rideout

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Lana Balaia

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Sarah Kettle

Sarah has always had a passion for hair — and learning how to braid and style at a young age, she turned this passion into a career.

Throughout her training, Sarah has acquired knowledge in many color lines, techniques and styles. She excels in Blonde/balayage, Bridal/Updos and Braiding. As well, extensive training with Redken Classes, Conferences, and product knowledge.

After spending just three years in the trade, Sarah puts her heart and soul into her work and continually seeks to gain more knowledge — in all areas — to satisfy her client’s' needs.


Deanna Lush

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Dion Bolt

For over two decades Dion continues to prove himself as a visionary artist and asset to our salon. As a stylist he provides impeccable results from each client that sits in his chair. His attention to detail makes his cutting precise and impeccable for both men and women. As a colorist, Dion achieves success with each shade his clients desire. Whether you are looking for that contemporary cut or exact color, Dion will provide the ultimate experience while delivering exceptional results.

Being a master stylist, who has trained and competed at the international level, Dion’s schedule fills up quickly on a weekly basis – to avoid disappointment, we kindly ask that you consider booking appointments in advance.


Somar Al Dolimi

Somar has been a creative stylist for over two decades. Starting his career in Syria as a salon owner, he has gained professional experience in all areas of the beauty industry. and has a true craft in blow-drying; offering exquisite casual and formal styling. He has a passion for delivering the desired look for each of his clients, and is skilled in completing a variety of coloring services. Somar is considered to be a master in both women and men’s cuts -utilizing a straight blade, he accomplishes the “perfect fade.”

Somar has received prior awards for his updos in many of The World Festival of Fashion Competition’s. 


Janelle Mercer

Janelle Mercer possesses a true skill in the art of Updo’s and styling. As a colorist, she is trained in both Redken and Goldwell exclusive products. As she demonstrates an excellence in creating various shades of blonde, Janelle is also not afraid of a color correcting challenge. Janelle has completed various levels of training and has won many awards for her creativity and expertise. Specifically – she is a first and second place winner of Goldwell’s Hair Fantasy Competition.

An exceptional stylist with over thirteen years industry experience, Janelle will provide the ultimate styling experience while delivering top-notch results.


Veronica Morgan

Veronica has been in the beauty industry for 13 years. The most rewarding thing to her in the industry is making people look and feel good about themselves. She enjoys a good challenge whether it's a great haircut or a fabulous hair color makeover.


Tara Cheeseman Smith

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 Dawson Smith

Dawson has been a hair stylist for 5+ years and has been working with Hair Connection for 3+ years. Dawson absolutely loves everything about hair styling, “one minute you could be doing this crazy awesome haircut, then the next minute you are transforming a person from one color to the next”  His main goal is to ensure that all his clients leave happy and with a smile. He loves to attend classes to keep up with latest trends and to enhance his skills.
If you would like to see what he can do, visit him or check out his page!
Facebook: Hair by Dawson
Instagram: @hairby_dawson

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Nikki Parrot

Nikki has been in the industry for 24+ years. She enjoys colour and cutting. She have competed for many years and have won multiple awards. She was also a finalist for the Contessa awards in Montreal. Nikki takes great pride in her work and loves to make her clients feel beautiful.


Melissa Miller

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Tammie Kelly

Tammie has 20+ years of hands-on experience as an esthetician and skin-care specialist. She enjoys the opportunity to provide a relaxing environment for her clients while offering a variety of services.
Being trained in both the Dermalogica and Quinessence skin-care line, Tammie excels in both knowledge and skill to provide a customized facial, resulting in beautiful, healthy skin. Her goal? To create a rejuvenating, satisfactory experience for each client.


Apart from providing exceptional skin-care, manicures, pedicures, and body treatments, Tammie is considered by her clients as a waxing expert – specifically a “Brazilian queen.”

An asset to our spa - Tammie’s professionalism and personality go hand-in-hand in providing clients consistent services worth re-booking!


Lori Bishop

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Kimberley Parsons

Kimberley is an Esthetician, Biosculpture Nail Technician with over 11 years experience. She enjoys bringing a little fun to her clients nails through nail art and making them feel glamorous with lash
extensions.  She loves helping people relax and unwind after a long day.


Victoria Corrigan

With over 15 years in the industry, Victoria Corrigan continues to raise the bar in the offerings of each service. She demonstrates an excellence in providing a variety of waxings, pedicures, facials and relaxation treatments. Victoria is well-known to specialize in the area of nails; offering impeccable manicures with regular or shellac polish, along with biosculpture overlays and extensions.

Victoria is very knowledgeable in the area of skin-care and takes pride in sharing this with her clients. As she continues to enhance her skills, and broaden her services; she now offers an exclusive sjolie spray tan, providing individuals with that perfect, even glow.

Her passion? Creating and maintaining an enjoyable experience for each client.


Kristin Griffin

As an esthetician, Kristin makes it her top priority to enhance your skins natural radiance using the industry’s top tools, techniques, and products. While she exhibits proficiency in the area of facials, Kristin also brings client satisfaction in the offering of other spa services including: waxing, manicures, pedicures, and make-up application.

Priding herself on a "no hair left behind" mindset, Kristin is the only esthetician at our spa who performs electrolysis, and demonstrates a great skill in making this form of hair removal a positive, comfortable experience. With the collaboration of her genuine personality and in-depth industry knowledge, Kristin ensures each visit won’t be your last!

Kristin offers Polygel services.

Massage Therapists


Stephanie Bolger
Massage Therapist

Stephanie has been a successful RMT for over 17 years. She offers massage therapy that is client centered, incorporating various modalities; including deep tissue, relaxation, myofascial, and prenatal. Stephanie addresses both the physical and energetic issues, ushering your body towards balance, relaxation, and tension release. While firm pressure is her strength, relaxation and comfort are Stephanie’s ideal goals. By adjusting each massage to the individual client, she will provide a specific service to your needs. Times available for booking include: 30 mins, 45 mins, 1 hour & 90 mins.


Krista Deering
Massage Therapist

Krista is a registered massage therapist with over 11 years experience in therapeutic, myofascial, hot stone and relaxation massages..

Front Desk Team

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Krista Rose
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Erin Davis
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Mackenzie Dunphy
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