If you know Katie, you know her life has been a remarkable journey (see link below). Through her training, salon work, and as an educator, she has honed her extraordinary skills as a stylist, offering awesome cuts, colors and styles to clients ages 2-90 years old! But Katie doesn’t just care about hair: she cares about people. It is her passion to serve every person that motivates Katie and is the foundation for all that happens at Steller Hair Co. Read Katie’s full story on our blog.
Jennifer grew up in the Twin Cities and has such a great love for Minneapolis. She is inspired by nature, life in the city, music and the beauty that surrounds her. Her passion for serving others and creating beauty is what motivates her everyday.
She worked at an Aveda salon this past year, specializing in cutting and styling.
Outside of the salon, she loves to spend time with her husband and family, exploring the city, collecting records, and drinking lots of coffee!
After embracing the stay-at-home-mom life for over a decade, Jenna pursued her dreams of becoming a hair stylist (thanks to the encouragement of Katie Steller!!). She trained at Aveda Institute and fell in love with the science of color, the architecture of haircutting and the technical knowledge of hairstyling. She’s a true people person who loves getting to know her clients. Before coming to Steller, she took a year off of salon life to battle breast cancer. She is thrilled to be back behind the chair at the best salon in town!
If you know anything about Felicia, you would know doing hair was a no brainer when it came to choosing a career. Born and raised in Minnesota, Felicia has always had a passion for the arts. After graduating high school, she immediately enrolled at the Aveda Institute Minneapolis and graduated in July 2011. Since then she has been busy educating herself on techniques involving hair cutting, and more specifically, the art of hair coloring. When Felicia isn’t painting hair behind the chair, she is spending time with her family and her three fur children!
Alaina’s love for hair started very young, experimenting as much as mom and dad would let her. She was a receptionist at a leading salon before she graduated from the Aveda Institute. After graduating, Alaina pursued a perfected men’s cutting and styling techniques. Alaina’s professionalism, attention to detail, amazing attitude and confidence are only a few of the traits that set her apart.
Kelly loves hanging out with her clients while making them look and feel awesome. She worked at an Aveda concept salon for the past 4 years where she specialized in haircutting and styling. When she’s not behind the chair she enjoys riding her motorcycle.
Jamee’s love for connecting with people has lead her to pursue her career in hair. She graduated from the Aveda Institute-Minneapolis and has been working at an Aveda Concept Salon for the past 5 years. Her passion for others shines through her craft, making people feel refreshed and beautiful. Jamee is inspired by music, art and adventure. When she is not behind the chair, she is out exploring the city and spending time with her daughter.
If there is one thing Cat knows, it’s hair. After graduating the Aveda institute in 2011 she has worked tirelessly to elevate and perfect her craft. She loves to get creative with fun cuts and ambitious color projects. But most of all, she loves connecting and getting to know her guests! While dabbling in the business sector, Caitie finds her part time home here at Steller. When she’s not watching the hair fly, she is at home with her dog, who is the apple of her eye.
Athena graduated with a degree in Sociology and Anthropology, but wanted to get far from office life! She connected her passion for connecting with people with her love of art and decided to enroll at at The Aveda Institute in Minneapolis. Athena loves the creativity within hair cutting, coloring, and styling. Most importantly, she loves to make people feel beautiful! Outside of the salon she continues to capture beauty with her photography business. She also has a super cute cat named Duckie!
Her creative inspiration comes from the beauty found in travel, music, and dance. With a love for the arts-Erika is an expert at tailor made cuts and colors to suit your personality, face shape, hair type, and lifestyle. Erika’s dedication to advanced education has taken her from coast to coast. She studied with Wella and Arrojo in LA and NYC-taking 2nd place at Nationals for Wella’s North American Trend Vision Awards this past fall. She has also worked with Wella’s global creative director Eugene Souleiman for Jeremy Scott’s show at New York Fashion Week. When not in the salon she dedicates her time to her love for kickboxing and her little pup, Gus!