Melinda Rizko

Owner / Manager / Make Up Artist

Has studied cosmetology at Paul Mitchell. She is also certified with make up through Napoleon Perdis and Hrush Achemyan.

6 year manager experience and manages all day to day operations.

Experience: 5 Years

Lorita Dabaghian

Owner / Professional Hairstylist

Enjoys all aspects of doing hair and building a relationship with her clients. Offers the following services; Color, Highlights, blow dries, women and men’s hair cuts.

Lorita has been certified with Brazilian Blowout and DevaCurl. Specializes in special occasion hair, bridal hair, and updos.

Advanced education includes classes with Matrix, Goldwell, Loreal, Redken and Toni and Guy Academy.

Experience: 15 Years

Lauren Ashley

Professional Hairstylist

Believes that every client deserves to be listened to and have thorough consultation. Passionate about natural looking color and highlights. Specialized in extensions, curly hair, medium to long haircutting and blowouts. Has been certified with Brazilian Blowout, Living Proof, and DevaCurl.


Experience: 14 Years

Julie Cook

Professional Hairstylist

Apprenticed under master trainer Susan Curtis in 2006. Julie specializes in long hair and hair extensions. Julie has been trained in several methods including hot headz skin weft extensions, a sewn in method called, “Natural Beaded Rows” as well as the hair loc beaded method.

Julie has taken several hand on cutting classes with Toni & Guy Haircutting Academy, L’Oreal Professionnel and Redken.

Julie has taken several color classes including Loreal, Redken and Wella.

Julie is also certified in Brazilian blowout as well as the Lasio hair smoothing system.

Julie is continuing training with updated classes in the industry for most recent trends.


Experience: 10 Years

Gina Diab

As a Paul Mitchell alumni, Gina attended many advanced cutting, styling and color classes during her cosmetology course. She continues to expand her knowledge in the industry by taking advanced classes such as: Andrew does Hair men’s cutting class, Redken color classes, and matrix cutting classes. She is certified in Brazilian Blowout, Hotheads hair extensions and Global keratin.
L’Oréal and Redken professional colorist.

Fluent in English and Arabic


Experience: 4 Years

Jovan Hampton

Professional Hairstylist

Trained with celebrity stylist, Robert Steinken, working with clients such as Paula Patton and Robin Thicke as well as doing fashion editorials with Plaza Magazine. Holds dual licenses in California and Iowa.  Featured in hairbooks such as Passion International Hair found in salons across the country. Dreamcatchers certified: the world’s best permanent reusable non-damaging hair extensions.

Deva inspired stylist for those clients that want manageable, frizz free, luscious curls.

American Crew advanced training:  Leading in men’s cutting and styling academy.

Tigi Professional: Known for structured cutting that allows for personalized, creative styles.

Color Academies: Wella, Logics, and L’Oreal Professionnel the No. 1 professional color brand worldwide and creator of INOA, ammonia-free permanent color.


Experience: 8 Years

Barbara Jergensen

Professional Hairstylist

Barbara has educated herself intensively to suit her clientele. In 2004, she became Susan Alan’s 1st Deva Inspired Stylist. She has mastered the revolutionary method for cutting, coloring and styling curly hair. Barbara will teach you to love and care for your curly hair.

Her on-going education includes: Advanced training in Loreal professional hair color, Toni and Guy Academy, Aquage, Sebastian International, Framesi hair color, and is also certified in Bio Ionic straightening, Brazilian Blowout, and Keratin smoothing systems.

If you are looking to donate your hair, Barbara also works with Beautiful Lengths and the American Cancer Society.


Experience: 28 Years

Jameelah Johnson

Professional Hairstylist


Bryan Kelly

Professional Hairstylist

American Board Certified Haircolorist & International Board Certified Haircolorist.

Twenty-nine years experience, specializing in haircolor.

Advanced Training In: Toni & Guy Haircutting Technique, L’Oreal Professionnel, Redken, Matrix, Wella International Salon Educator, Juan Juan Academy, Vidal Sassoon Academy, Tressa Perms, Aquage, Paul Brown Straightening System, ABBA, Sebastian International, Rene Futerer and Board Member for Glendale Community College Cosmetology. Bryan has worked with many of our industry leaders such as Christopher & Sonya Dove, Virginia Reardon and Dam & Teri Guardino. He has also had the honor of being educator to many of the top salons in our industry.

Creator of Bryan Kelly Hair Care available exclusively at Susan Alan Salon.

Experience: 29 Years

Alex Lane

Professional Hairstylist

Alex is a Balayage, Blonding and Color Correction Specialist. She is passionate about creating beautiful hair color while maintaining the overall strength and integrity of the hair. Alex is also skilled with medium to long haircutting. She believes in taking her time with her work to ensure her clients leave the salon feeling beautiful.

Alex is a L’Oreal Professional Hair Colorist who was originally trained at Paul Mitchell Academy in 2012. She has since taken various color and haircutting classes with L’Oreal Professional, Living Proof, Davines, Redken, and DevaCurl.

Alex became certified with Brazilian Blowout in 2013, and DevaCurl Level One Haircutting in 2018.


Experience: 7 Years

Roya Mirchi

Professional Hairstylist

American Board Certified Hair Colorist & Certified in the Deva Curl Cutting Method.

Roya has accomplished many things. Specializing in fine hair Roya has perfected the skills required to accomplish your most difficult style needs.

Advanced Education: Bio-Ionic Hair Straightening Certification, DevaCurl Certified, Vidal Sasson Advanced Education, L’Oreal Paris Graduate, Bio Silk Master Colorist, Christoper and Sonya Dove Advanced Education, Patrick Cameron Long Hairdressing School of London Graduate, Rusk Haircutting Technique, Toni & Guy Advanced Academy, Martin Parsons Special Occasion Hairstyling, Energizing Summit Advanced Color, ISO Perm Products and Creator of the Double Piggy Back technique for long hair. L’Oreal trained in Tehran. Bi-Lingual English-Farsi.


Experience: 28 Years

Kelcey Rardin

Professional Hairstylist

Wella Professional Hair Colorist.

Specializes in Blonde Highlighting, Hair Extensions and Men’s Cutting/Styling.

Training with Toni & Guy Advanced Academy, and Martin Parsons Special Occasion Hairstyling.  Also certified with Brazilian Blowout.



Experience: 16 Years

Maria Spracklen

Professional Hairstylist

Specialist In: Wedding, Special Occasion Long Hair, Short Haircutting and Men’s Haircutting.

Advanced Training In: L’Oreal Professionnel Haircolor and Framesi Haircolor. Has been a platform artist and educator for Hyashi.


Experience: 25 Years

Tami Stowell

Professional Hairstylist

Apprenticed under master trainer Susan Curtis. L’Oreal Professional Colorist, Specializes in Corrective and Dimensional Color and Highlighting.

Advanced Training In: Jacques Dessage, New York City, Level 1, Toni & Guy Haircutting Technique, L’Oreal Professional, Redken, and Living Proof.


Experience: 22 Years

Miguel Tejada

Professional Hairstylist

American Board Certified Haircolorist & International Board Certified Haircolorist with twenty two years experience, sixteen years of which have been with Susan Alan Salon. Miguel’s specialties are in advanced hair coloring and straightening with a focus on soft beautiful hair color as well as more modern and trendy techniques.

Miguel is certified with Brazilian Blowout, Bio Ionic Hair Straightening and American Crew men’s hair cutting. He has trained with Toni & Guy and Wella International specializing in hair color and hair cutting at their training academies in New York City. Miguel has also training in Los Angeles and San Francisco at the Vidal Sasson Academy, the Wella Academy and has studied L’Oreal Professional Haircolor, the Rusk haircutting technique, and Framesi haircolor. Miguel is continuing training with the updated classes in the industry for most recent trends.

Experience: 24 years

Dee Abelar

Esthetician / Makeup Artist

Dee has been an Esthetician with Susan Alan Salon since 2005. She specializes in brow styling and customized facials to the individual needs of each client.

Dee has advanced training in skincare with acne and aging skin types. She had been educated by Jan Marini and Sothys.

Experience: 11 Years

Flow Eshoo

Electrolysis Technician

Experience: 18 Years

Jodi Honaker and Lori Lane