FANTASTIC SAMS OF SARASOTA

MEET THE SARASOTA STAFF

Marta W., Stylist

Why I Love Being A Stylist:
I have been a a hairstylist since 2001 and have been working behind the chair in the USA since 2008. I am inspired by a variety of cultures, fashion and art. I am inspired by people and love to help my customers look and feel more beautiful.

A Little About Me:
I believe there is a sparkle inside everyone and I use my expertise to enhance my clients' natural beauty and bring out their inner confidence.

Some Interesting facts about me:
1. I have been traveling all over the world and love to explore new places.
2. From a young age, I have always had an eye for color and design. I knew that I would be a stylist from a young age.
3. Joella Cain, a writer from Palm Beach, FL wrote about my hairdressing career in her last book "How to be rich, young and beautiful on $1.98."
4. I was born and raised in Poland.

Holly B, Stylist

Why I Love Being A Stylist:
I have been doing hair for 7 years. I have always loved the blondes of California so I’m inspired to make everyone as beautiful as a summer day. I love color corrections.

A Little About Me:
I’m actually a very shy person at first but when I get to know you, I will be very outgoing. I love the beach and being active.

Some Interesting facts about me:
1. I used to barrel race.
2. I love to fish and go hunting.
3. I’m very creative.
4. I love concerts.

Karima R, Stylist

Why I Love Being A Stylist:
I’ve been a stylist for 8 years. I love to create a new style color and sculpting. I love to see clients excited about their hair or new image.

A Little About Me:
I am an expert at color and color techniques. I spend time with consultations and am a good listener. I like my guest to know that I always have new ideas in mind.

Some Interesting facts about me:
1. I knew I wanted to do hair at a young age. I would cut my Barbie dolls hair.
2. I would also cut my own hair.
3. I’m a dedicated worker, self sufficient, kind, and sincere.
4. I’m a single mom of 2 girls. They mean everything to me.

Morgan S, Stylist

Why I Love Being A Stylist:
I have been doing hair since 2008. My style inspiration is making people feel I good about themselves. I love seeing my guest’s reaction when their hair is finished or when we do a makeover.

A Little About Me:
I’m finally getting married after dating the person for 5 years!

Some Interesting facts about me:
1. I look forward to doing lots of traveling some day.
2. I grew out with lot of animal’s pigs, goats, horses, chickens, dog, cat.
3. I love snorkeling.
4. I love going to the movies on rainy days.

Megan T, Stylist

Why I Love Being A Stylist:
I have been a stylist for 9 years. My style inspiration is modern fashion and new, funky trends. I love what I do because it keeps me up to date with today's styles and I make people happy when they receive a fresh new look.

A Little About Me:
I enjoy a challenge and have experience in all aspects of cutting hair for men, women, and children. I'm also great at making suggestions for a new color or cut when someone is unsure of what would look right with their skin tone and face shape.

Some Interesting facts about me:
1. I moved here from New York without a plan.
2. I have 2 cats and I'm an animal lover.
3. I have a sense of humor that makes me easy to get along with.
4. I wanted originally to be a make-up artist but I changed my mind during beauty school.

Chantal Z, Stylist

Why I Love Being A Stylist:
I’ve been a stylist for 8 years. I signed up for cosmetology school in 8th grade. I love the happiness I’m able to create for clients. A great hairstyle can change your day.

A Little About Me:
I don’t view my job as work. I love every part of being a stylist, talking to clients who become friends, creating new looks with new ideas and training. The beauty world is always improving.

Some Interesting facts about me:
1. I am a mother to a little girl and a stepmom of four.
2. For fun, my husband and I enjoy golfing.
3. I cut my little sister’s hair into a pixie when we were little.
4. I was born in Florida but raised in Michigan.

Jackie P, Salon Coordinator

Why I Love Being A Stylist:
I am happy to be associated with Fantastic Sams. I have been in the customer service industry for over 30 years. I find my customer service skills bring a brightness to our clients.

A Little About Me:
I am doing work that I enjoy and find fulfilling. My career has been wonderful and rewarding. I find joy in giving to people what I hope to receive.

Some Interesting facts about me:
1. I was born in Brooklyn New York.
2. I have 3 beautiful grandchildren.
3. I love animals.
4. I love children.

Sarah S, Stylist

Why I Love Being A Stylist:
I have been a stylist for 22 years. I like when someone is open to some artistic change-color/cutting. I am bored with the same people not open to change.

A Little About Me:
That I always have new ideas for their hairstyle, that can be big or small changes.

Some Interesting facts about me:
1. I was trained by a nationally known hair company in Columbus, Ohio.
2. I achieved 2013 Chi Top 5 for retail sales.
3. Over 20 years experience.
4. I have a widely diverse client base.

Margarita C, Stylist

Why I Love Being A Stylist:
I have been doing hair for 18 years and I love what I do. I like to make provide new styles and make people happy.

A Little About Me:
I want people to know I can do a good job.

Some Interesting facts about me:
1. I meet new people everyday.
2. I learn something new everyday.
3. I am successful in my career

Gordon K, Stylist

Why I Love Being A Stylist:
I have been doing hair for almost 5 years. I love following the new trends. I love what I do because of the interactions and relationships I make with my clients.

A Little About Me:
I’m a very caring person who listens to my client’s needs and wishes. I’m easy going and generally a happy guy.

Some Interesting facts about me:
1. Before this career I was in restaurant management for 35 years.
2. My partner and I have been happily together for 18 years.
3. I am an avid cook who loves to get creative with my dishes

Kelly F, Salon Coordinator

Why I Love Being A Stylist:
I love the people I meet, talk to, and work with. You can meet some people who inspire and teach you everyday.

A Little About Me:
Even though I don’t do hair, I have a passion for making people feel beautiful.

Some Interesting facts about me:
1. I consider my son to be my 120 lb American Bulldog.
2. I dance to music in my head that no one else can hear.
3. I could be my mom’s twin when she was my age.
4. My all time favorite movie is Breakfast at Tiffany's.

Ray P, Stylist

Why I Love Working In The Beauty Industry:
I’m currently enrolled in cosmetology school to obtain my license. I’m expected to graduate in January 2015. My style inspiration is creativity. I love being creative with braids and curls when it comes to updo’s. It’s an art. I love the feeling I get when I know I made a difference in someone’s day by making them feel confident and beautiful.

A Little About Me:
I was born in upstate NY and moved to FL in 2001. I feel that I was born to do hair. It’s the best for of relaxation for me. In my spare time, I enjoy open mic nights, or going to the beach. I also enjoy applying make up for my friends and shopping.

Some Interesting facts about me:
1. My motto is “hakuna matata.”
2. I have an identical twin sister.
3. Lipstick makes my day better.
4. I was on American Idol in 2008 and America’s got talent in 2012.

Shawn N, Stylist

Why I Love Being A Stylist:
I have been a stylist for 15 years, my inspiration is I like to make people smile at themselves in the mirror and I love what I do because I like to give any person confidence at the highest level.

A Little About Me:
I listen very well, I can never know it all, always can learn, and I put my heart and soul in to my work.

Some Interesting facts about me:
1. I am a coach in football and basketball.
2. I volunteer for my church by traveling to 3rd world countries and teach locals to police their towns.
3. I tried out for Olympics at the age of 13.
4. I play the guitar.

Sam M,Stylist

Why I Love Being A Stylist:
I have been a stylist for 16 years and my style inspiration was and is Vidal Sassoon who revolutionized the hair industry. He will be missed! I also like John Sahag who brought the dry cutting technique to light...two greats! I am an artist at heart and a people please; what better industry could I be in?

A Little About Me:
I am completely dedicated to the hair industry so much I left a career in the professional field to pursue my dream.

Some Interesting facts about me:
1. I have 6 national titles for amateur speedsksating.
2. I was a sportsmodel as a teenager.
3. I could water-ski and ride a bike at 5 years old.
4. Elvis Presley is my second cousin.

Porcha H, Stylist

Why I Love Being A Stylist:
I've been a stylist since 2012. I'm enthusiastic about style and inspired to create anything that has to do with it, which is why I love the beauty industry. I absolutely love doing hair and it has been a passion of mine since I was a little girl.

A Little About Me:
I keep up with the new styles, colors and trends, as well as thrive on educational opportunities to continue learning. I take pride in perfection and detail when performing a service. Overall, my ultimate goal is to have a happy client with a big smile.

Some Interesting facts about me:
1. I graduated with honors from a Redken endorsed cosmetology school.
2. I participated in a consent to be featured in "Passion Magazine"
3. I've taken several color & cutting classes with various master stylists and barbers.
4. Above all I'm a mom; I have 2 beautiful boys what are my true inspiration to be the best person I can be.


Sandy M, Stylist

Why I Love Being A Stylist:
I’ve been a hairstylist for over 20 years. I love making people happy and feeling great about themselves. Transforming their lock for them, turning them around in the mirror and getting the wow effect. I love what I do.

A Little About Me:
I started my career as a hairstylist in Germany 1990 as an apprentice. I have my European Liscense. I’m advanced in color and color techniques, also cutting and styling. I also do Men’s and clipper-cuts.

Some Interesting facts about me:
1. I’m very enthusiastic about my work.
2. I speak fluent German and English.
3. My daughter is the love of my life.
4. I am a great cook.

Jeanette A, Stylist

Why I Love Being A Stylist:
I have been a professional Cosmetologist for 5 years. I am inspired and excited by creating and improving someone's look by coloring, highlighting, cutting and styling. It is an awesome feeling when a guest leaves with heightened confidence because they love their new or improved look.

A Little About Me:
I was born in Milwaukee, WI. Yes, I am a "cheesehead". My mother and two sisters are Cosmetologists, so the profession comes to me honestly. I am a good listener and I am interested in working and creating a look that you want and love. I am happy if you are happy.

Some Interesting facts about me:
1. God blessed me with 7 beautiful children. I, also, have been blessed with 28 nieces and nephews and we all live in Florida.
2. I lived in Japan for 2 years.
3. I have really been doing hair since I was in 3rd grade.
4. I teach sacraments and catechism to 2nd graders.
5. I set the record at Cardinal Mooney High for the 880 and 1 mile run in my time.
6. I love trying new things, running outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.

Deanna L, Stylist

Why I Love Being A Stylist:
I have been a stylist for over 25 years. I love developing new colors and styles for my clients. I feel honored when they trust me to create a new look that accommodate their lifestyle. I am fulfilled when my client leaves satisfied because their goal was accomplished.

A Little About Me:
I believe a good relationship between a stylist begins with communication, which is the key to understanding the desired outcome.

Some Interesting facts about me:
1. I love marine life and the Florida sunsets.
2. I am very family oriented.
3. I love gardening.
4. I believe in always helping others.

Kalai C, General Manager

Why I Want People To Know About Me:
I have a passion for making others see their worth and using that confidence to tackle life's day-to-day. It is my sincere hope that each guest knows how amazing they are and I am here to help each person discover a little more of that every time they come into the salon.

Some Interesting facts about me:
1. I am from Hawaii and love everything about the Islands.
2. I love sushi more than anything in the world.
3. I am a Green Bay Packers fan.
4. I own a non-profit dedicated to helping third world counrties get clean water.

Stephanie H, Stylist

Why I Love Being A Stylist:
I’ve been a stylist professionally for 17 years. But I’ve actually been cutting hair since I was 11. I’m an old school stylist. I love what I do because I know at the end of the day, it’s not really about the hair, it’s about the personal relationship.

A Little About Me:
I view all of my clients as my family and I do invest a lot of my thought and prayers on them. And without them constantly on my back, I don’t know if I have made it as far as I have.

Some Interesting facts about me:
1. I’m a single mother of three, work full time, and go to college full time for a double major with a 4.0 average.
2. I do my nails as a form of relaxation.
3. I’m a red bull junkie.
4. I wanted to be a stand-up comic when I was younger.

LOCATION INFORMATION

Fantastic Sams of Sarasota

Address:
3460 Bee Ridge Road
Sarasota, FL 34233

Phone:
941-922-8645

Salon Coordinator:
Kelly Feguson

Hours of Operation:
Monday:
8am - 8pm
Tuesday:
8am - 8pm
Wednesday:
8am - 8pm
Thursday:
8am - 8pm
Friday:
8am - 8pm
Saturday:
9am - 6pm
Sunday: 10am - 4pm

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