MEET THE TEAM

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OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM

KEVIN BAKER
Owner & Stylist

30 plus years of experience.

Classic Sassoon and European trained. Aveda and Bumble University graduate of design. Specializing in razor cutting.

 
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KELSEY HOFFMASTER
 Stylist

10 years of experience at DownStreet

Kelsey began her career with Downstreet 9 years ago while completing her education at Barber Styling Institute. She and her husband then moved to San Diego, CA and Maryland for a few years. Kelsey worked as a salon manager in both locations. She loves the feeling of family here as well as the staff and client relationships. Kelsey's favorite skills are in creative color: balayage, reds, and dimensional color. When she isn't at the salon you'll find her using her artistic side creating a painting on canvas.


OUR TALENTED ARTISTS

 
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MARY HOFFSMITH
Colorist & Makeup Artist

16 years at DownStreet

Advanced color and make up training at Bumble and bumble University, WELLA Studio in LA, Jameson Shaw in Atlanta, AVEDA, and completed esthetician training at Florida Academy of Massage and Skincare. A passion for all things color.

 

ANNE AGUILAR
Stylist

20 year veteran of DownStreet

Anne is a Wella certified Master Colorist and has advanced training in upstyles, color and razor cutting from Bumble and bumble University and Wella.

 

AMBER CREAMER
Stylist/Makeup Artist

5 years at DownStreet

Amber's career in beauty began when she was 5 as she continually styled her "My Little Pony's" mane and tail.  After graduating with a communication degree from Temple University and mastering her make-up artistry skills at Sephora for 2 years, she pursued her dream to become a stylist and is proud to be a part of the Downstreet team!  She has continued her education at the Bumble and Bumble institute in NYC and with classes from wella color. Amber enjoys adventures in color and highlights.  She likes the challenge of a trendy cut, blowout and also enjoys special occasion hair and makeup.

 

CAROLINE ORTIZ

17 year veteran of Downstreet

Caroline is a Wella Certified Master Colorist. She has received advanced training in razor cutting, styling, and color at Bumble and bumble University and the Wella Studio NYC. A master at the art of straightening hair and the blow-out. Skilled in every level of color and design.

 

KEIRA PAYONK

18 years at DownStreet   Manager/stylist/colorist

Former Network Educator for Aveda and Bumble/bumble with advanced training at Wella Studio, NYC.  A graduate of the Deva Academy,NYC. she has mastered the art of curl cutting. Training with V76 has made her a specialist in men's designs. Her education with Wella top artists has instilled a love of all things color.

 

DESIREE MILLER
Stylist/colorist

13 years at DownStreet

Bumble University classes: Styling 1, Design Workshop, Nicholas French up-styling, Wella NYC Colors of the World, Wella NYC Daredevil Diva. Excels at all levels of color, up-styling and men/women hair designs. A natural nail specialist.

 

KIERSTEN KLAUER

5 years at DownStreet  stylist/colorist... A graduate of our DownStreet intern program.  Kiersten has completed styling courses at Bumble and bumble University in NYC and has taken numerous cutting and color classes from many Wella top stylists.

 

 

JESS GOOD
Stylist/colorist

18 Years of experience

TIGI Ambassador for 5 years, certified Wella master colorist. Educated by Bumble and bumble, Vidal Sasson, Toni and Guy, Wella, Martin Parsons and many more.

 

JESSICA BLACK
Stylist/colorist

16 years at DownStreet

Bumble University classes: Styling 1, Color 1, Wella NYC High Fashion Blonding, Colors of the World, Daredevil Diva NYC and International shows in Las Vegas…advanced in the art and design of color, a visionary.

 

RUBY HERR
Stylist, Makeup Artist, Skin Care Specialist

16 year veteran of DownStreet

Ruby has worked in almost every aspect of the salon industry, and loves it all. Her training includes educational classes at Bb University, Aveda Institute and advanced courses with the finest make-up artists, colourists, and stylists. Committed to excellence!

 

RAQUAEL GRAYBILL

7 years at DownStreet

stylist/colorist

Raquael has completed styling courses at Bumble and Bumble University in NYC and has advanced training in upstyling at the Wella studio in Soho. Her education includes in-salon training with top Wella colorists, Sebastian artists and Eimi design specialists.

 

NATASHA ROBERTS
Stylist/colorist

15 years at DownStreet

Natasha has completed advanced training in color artistry, razor cutting and upstyling at Bumble and bumble University and Wella Studio NYC. Talented with the razor, fluid in men's designs,and a specialist in coloring, up-styles, eyebrow shaping and waxing.

 

MORGAN SPRENKLE

5 years at DownStreet.

Stylist/colorist/ wedding coordinator and lead stylist for NYC Fashion Week

Morgan has completed blowdrying and upstyling courses at Bumble and bumble University in NYC. Her training includes advanced styling classes at the Wella Studio in Soho with Patrick Cameron. Bridal work and a love of the editorial is her passion.

 

 
 

NICOLE JOHNSON
Stylist/colorist/lead stylist for NYC Fashion Week

15 year veteran

Bridal specialist, advanced training in color, styling, and razor cutting at Bumble and bumble University and Wella Studio NYC. A stylist with meticulous attention to detail. Well versed in all aspects of hair design.

 

CHELSEA MIELE
Stylist/colorist

13 year veteran

I love what I do. Educated  by Jean Madeline Aveda Institute in Philadelphia. 9 years of in-salon and on location education with Bumble and Bumble University in New York. I enjoy razor cutting, signature color designs and making your look perfect for you and your personality. I want to help your inner beauty shine.  
 

 

DANIELLE DROBNOCK

stylist/colorist

 

KATIE PAVLESICH
Stylist & makeup artist/ colorist
 

3 years  

 

KIRA SCHLECHTER
Front Desk Coordinator

Kira has been front desk coordinator at DownStreet Salon for a total of 7 years. A 1987 graduate of Penn State University, Kira is also an active freelance entertainment writer for The Reading Eagle newspaper. Her previous jobs included over a decade at the Associated Press in Philadelphia and another decade at The Harrisburg Patriot-News.

 
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MAKAYLA STAHL
manager/stylist/colorist   3 years