Our Team

Theresa Grant
Owner
Experience: 37 Years

Theresa has been in the industry for 36 years and opened Lasata Salon and Spa in 2002. Her vision for the Lasata experience continues to be working with a team of talented service providers to promote an environment of confidence for our clients, as well as the continued education of current trends so that our gifted staff are able to satisfy all of our clients needs.

 

Shellie Hander
Master Stylist and Personnel Manager
Team Member since 2002
Experience: 31 Years

Shellie has been in the industry for over 30 years. She is very client ­oriented and that is where her passion for her work begins. Her favorite services to provide are foiling and cutting short and trendy styles. Shellie really enjoys focusing on the details of every haircut and color that she executes.

 

Jody Hawkins
Master Stylist and  Salon Manager
Team Member since 2002
Experience: 27 Years

As an Aveda trained stylist with 27 years of experience, Jody continues to provide many techniques, including clipper and razor cutting for both men and women. She enjoys color and styling services that offer volume while maintaining hair integrity to round out a complete, relaxing, and fun experience for her guests.

 

Sally McGovern
Master Stylist and Educational Manager
Team Member since 2002
Experience: 34 Years

Sally’s strong belief in continued advanced education and her passion for creating beautiful hair and taking care of her clientele are what have kept her in the hair industry for over 30 years. As Lasata’s Education Manager, Sally has traveled throughout the U.S. and Canada bringing back the latest technologies in hair cutting and coloring to her fellow colleagues as well as to train Lasata’s many hired stylists.

 

Erica Dorenkamp
Master Stylist
Team Member since 2002
Experience: 20 Years

An Aveda Institute graduate, Erica is one of our master stylists in cutting and coloring with 20 years of experience. She is a strong believer in continued education and can often be found browsing all formats of social media in search of the up and coming trends in hair and fashion.

 

Jodi Lynn Passow
Master Stylist
Team member since 2005
Experience: 13 Years

Jodi Lynn has 13 years of experience in the hair industry. Her favorite time of year is wedding season! She loves showing her creativity with the bridal updos she designs. Jodi Lynn is also very inspired by creating dramatic hair changes with both cuts and color. She loves getting to know new people and developing lasting relationships with her clients.

 

Ashlee Rolbiecki
Master Stylist
Team member since 2008
Experience: 9 Years

Ashlee fell in love with this industry and Aveda her very first week of cosmetology school. She started Lasata’s advanced training program right after she graduated from the Aveda Institute in Minneapolis. With 9 years of experience, she has kept up with her education by attending many hair shows and numerous classes to keep up with the latest trends. Ashlee is trained in cutting, coloring, styling, and facial waxing. She loves creating trend colors, with ombre and balayage being her favorites. She has been growing an amazing clientele rapidly since she started and can’t wait to continue advancing her career and building even more wonderful friendships along the way!

 

Katie Schwenker
Junior Stylist
Team Member since 2013
Experience: 3 years

Katie started working at Lasata as a receptionist before she decided she wanted to further her career with her passion for hair. She graduated from the Aveda Institute in Minneapolis. She loves to do hair color and meeting all of her clients that make her career so enjoyable.

 

Lindsay Barnes
Nail Technician
Team Member Since 2002
Experience: 22 Years

Lindsay is a nail technician that has been doing nails for 22 years. Manicures and pedicures are her specialties. She has a passion for her clients and building strong relationships with them. She is a positive person and takes pride in the work that she does.

 

Maggie Hawkenson
Esthetician
Team member since 2003
Experience: 15 Years

Maggie is an esthetician who graduated from Central Beauty School in 2002. She continues to further her education by attending advanced Aveda classes annually and studying other outside sources. Giving facials to help people better the condition of their skin is one of her favorite services to provide. She also enjoys waxing and strives to make her guests as comfortable as possible while performing fast and thorough services.

 

Elena O’Byrne
Esthetician
Team Member since 2006
Experience: 11 Years

Elena is an esthetician and an Aveda Freelance Advisor with more than 10 years of experience. She specializes in face and body waxing, facial treatments, make up applications, and make up lessons.

 

Amber Lambert
Massage Therapist
Team Member since 2010
Experience: 8 Years

Amber is a massage therapist who specializes in deep tissue and Swedish massage. She caters to the specific needs of each guest by beginning every service with a thorough consultation. Amber delivers a professional massage in a calming atmosphere.

 

Alexis Anderson
Hair Stylist/Nail Technician
Team Member since 2017
Experience: 1 year

Alexis recently graduated from the Riverland Cosmetology program but has always had a strong passion for hair styling and making people feel great about themselves.  She looks forward to continued education and growing a long lasting clientele.