A native of Byesville, Ohio, Kristen has always had a passion for the hair and fashion industry. She began taking her career seriously in high school and went on to master her craft through extended training at the TIGI Academy in NYC and Dallas, Texas. She has taken part in extensive hands-on training, including a session styling class taught by Joseph DiMaggio.
Some of her personal career goals include working backstage at NY fashion week and training to be an educator. Kristen loves being surrounded by talented stylists and working in a team-oriented environment - 2 factors that highly influenced her decision to work at Akada. She’s a self proclaimed perfectionist and is always on the lookout for evolving trends.
Kristen loves helping people to look and feel their best. She strives to connect with each of her clients on a personal level from start to finish while providing them with the perfect look to suit their lifestyle.