Venessa has been mastering her craft for more than 37 years. Her tenacious spirit, servant heart and a desire to personalize each guest experience with exceptional services has been the driving force of SSV since opening 31 years ago. She is passionate about her family and dreams of spending an extended amount of time traveling and enjoying the outdoors.
Originally from New York, Mary has been an integral member of our salon team for more than 25 years. Her success as a senior stylist embodies promptness, being a good listener and staying in the moment at all times. A dream weekend for Mary includes spending time with her family while watching the Buffalo Bills play!
A native of Michigan, Denise began working in the industry 40 years ago. As one of our senior stylists, Denise notes that her success stems from being flexible, listening to guest needs and being empathetic. When Denise is not working, she enjoys quietude. She can be found reading a good book or outdoors, hiking with her sweet pup, Sia.
Sarah first began her journey as a stylist 22 years ago. The most favorite aspect of her job is the ability to be creative, while making people feel amazing! During the hustle of a work day Sarah finds time to breathe, stretch and focuses on singing songs in her head. If she were able to travel anywhere in the world, she would choose to go to Poland!
With a passion for hair, beauty and the joy of making others feel confident in themselves, Katie was led to her career as a stylist. She loves everything about her job from cuts to color to updos, but truly enjoys connecting with her guests. When not at work, Katie adores spending time with loved ones, dining out and traveling the world!
Melissa was born in Missouri, grew up in Georgia and has lived from east to west. With 30 years of experience, she joined our salon team after moving back to Georgia from Seattle. Melissa consistently sets new goals and seeks out advanced education to keep up with changing trends. She loves the outdoors, especially when spent with family, friends and her new pup!
Nikki joined our salon team during 2022, yet she has been working in the industry for the past four years. As a stylist, Nikki enjoys connecting with guests and ensuring that they feel beautiful when they leave the salon. If she could travel anywhere in the world, her first trip would be to Italy!
A native of Colombia, South America Natalia moved to the states 20 years ago and has been a stylist for nine years now. Her love for beauty, wellness and creativity manifests in her work and taking care of her guests. She believes that work balance is essential to success and finds peace in watching the sun set along the lake.
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Jerny began working on our guest services team while attending Reinhardt University. With a love for people and his creative nature, after finishing his degree in Accounting, Jerny decided to attend cosmetology school. He is passionate about caring for others, enjoys the craft of mixology and would prefer cooking at home versus going out.
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New to the industry, Courtney began working on our guest services team, which sparked her interest in becoming a stylist. She is passionate about making people see the beauty she sees in them. With such a sweet personality, it's no wonder that cookies are the one snack we'd always find in her kitchen.
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Utilizing massage as a competitive water skier, along with college studies in both biology and physical therapy led Janet to a career as a massage therapist. With her knowledge of the body & muscles, we are thankful she found a home in our spa 20 years ago. As a manager, she ensures our spa is a comforting retreat for all guests.
Originally from New Hampshire, Mariah has been a licensed massage therapist for 4 years. She loves that her job allows her to de-stress from the chaos of everyday life, while helping guests practice self-care. If she were to take a weekend off from nurturing others, you'd find her simply relaxing at home with her dog or reading a good book.
For 16 years, Amy has been dedicated to nurturing guests at SSV. She has a true passion for makeup, skin care, waxing, microblading and educating others about spa treatments, skin rituals and products. When Amy is not working, you'll probably find her attending a concert or outdoors camping, hiking and rafting.
Kelsey was born and raised in Georgia. She simply loves helping others feel their best and has been doing so for 5 years, As an esthetician, she believes having an open mind to learn new skills and the ability to multi-task while staying present are keys to being successful. At the end of the day, Kelsey finds that reading and sipping a hot cup of tea helps her to de-stress!
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Elisabeth is a native of Norway. Her career with SSV began 8 years ago when she joined our guest services team. Elisabeth has always had a love for skin care and makeup. Last year she graduated from cosmetology school and began studying esthetics. She is passionate about a healthy lifestyle and making someone's day a little brighter!
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Jessica joined our guest services team last year while attending cosmetology school. Although she is new to the industry, she has already found the joy in nurturing others and being a light of positive energy with facial treatments and spa services. Give Jessica a dream weekend off from work and you'll find her in a snowy mountain house retreat.