Our Salon & Spa Staff

Josephine Andresen - Owner-HairstylistOwner-Hairstylist

Josephine Andresen

“We strive to provide the very best salon and spa experience to those who expect nothing less. I am very proud of each of our salon family members.”

Founder and Owner of Josephine’s Salon & Spa, and licensed in both Virginia and Florida, Josephine has seen all aspects of the salon and spa industry over the course of her 44 years in the business. A noted colorist who also holds a cosmetology teaching degree, she has comprised a team of well-trained professionals committed to providing the very best in personalized customer design and care.

Heather Akers - Salon CoordinatorSalon Coordinator

Heather Akers

“I love our work environment. All of us make sure that the customer’s experience is a wonderful one.”

Heather has been part of the Josephine’s Salon & Spa family for 7 years. Her skills with customer service are unsurpassed as she seamlessly works with clients in setting up requested services and re-arranging appointments where necessary to accommodate life’s occasional interruptions. Whether it is a single service that you request or an event for a larger gathering, call Heather and she will get it done.

Nicole Cross - Hairstylist/Nail TechHairstylist/Nail Tech

Nicole Cross

“I love what I do and I love family--which is why working at Josephine’s Salon & Spa is so wonderful. We are one big family here.”

Originally from Michigan, Nicole is another long-time member of our salon family. Licensed in Florida, she has been a stylist & nail tech for over 9 yrs. Along with her young family, her practice continues to grow as she consistently displays her professional skills.

Melissa Swider - Hairstylist/Spray TanningHairstylist/Spray Tanning

Melissa Swider

“I love coming to work every day because I love what I do.”

Melissa has been a stylist for 15 years. Licensed in Florida and skilled in all aspects of styling hair, she is particularly adept at highlights and color. A travel enthusiast and a boater, Melissa’s growing practice is a tribute to her hard work and dedication to the salon profession.

Jackie Moynihan - HairstylistHairstylist

Jackie Moynihan

“I love working with hair. I see it as another way to express my creativity within the confines of the customer’s desires.”

A stylist since 1999, Jackie was trained in Massachusetts and is licensed in Florida. She is skilled in dimensional color, focusing on highlights and lowlights. In addition to her talents as a hairstylist, Jackie is a noted local performer, having sung on many stages throughout the area.

Gloria Balan - HairstylistHairstylist

Gloria Balan

“Styling hair is an art and being an artist is a challenge.”

A stylist for 32 years, Gloria brings valuable experience and insight to our salon family. Licensed in Florida, she prides herself as able to perform precision haircuts on any type of hair. She specializes in colors, highlights and lowlights. Her longevity and passion speak to the commitment she has for her profession.

Judy Heuss - HairstylistHairstylist

Judy Heuss

“Leadership, talent and continuing education sets our salon apart from all others.”

A licensed stylist in Florida for 30 years, Judy has been a valued team member for the last 10 years. Her attention to detail and commitment ensures complete customer satisfaction. She knows that every customer is unique and expects high quality individual treatment.

Jessie Northup - HairstylistHairstylist

Jessie Northup

“I love people and I love working with hair. As a stylist I combine the best of both and am able to express my creativity as well!”

Licensed since 2002, Jessie is an enthusiatic professional who cares deeply about her clients. A talented colorist, she is an attentive stylist who enjoys her work and being part of a dynamic team. We are truly fortunate to have Jessie as a member of our Salon and Spa Family.

Melissa Moline - HairstylistHairstylist

Melissa Moline

“I've been a hairstylist for 20 years and have always enjoyed understanding and working with my clients.”

Melissa joins Josephines Hair Salon as a hairstylist with a wealth of experience-all of it in the Venice & Englewood area. A talented hairstylist for 20 years, Melissa has a deep background in cuts, color and Keratin. We are indeed fortunate to have her as part of our Salon & Spa Family.

Kelly Green - Massage Therapist/Esthetician - LMT License No. MA 13864Massage Therapist/Esthetician - LMT License No. MA 13864

Kelly Green

“Massages and facials are important for one’s health and overall outlook. I am driven everyday to ensure that my clients receive the best treatments possible.”

Licensed as a massage therapist since 1992 and in skin care since 1999, Kelly provides a strong & thorough massage using trigger point, myofascial and intuition techniques to help her clients unwind, release & relax. Experienced in aromatherapy, reflexology and Reiki, she is also a certified prenatal massage therapist.

L. Moria Hornberger - Massage Therapist -  LMT LICENSE NO. MA 70855Massage Therapist - LMT LICENSE NO. MA 70855

L. Moria Hornberger

“It’s not how old you are, it’s how old you feel. Why not allow yourself to feel better through massage?”

Always striving to give her clients the very best massage possible, Moria is skilled at Thai, Swedish, Trig Point, Advanced Geriatric and reflexology massage. Licensed in Florida since 2004, she tailors each massage to suit the individual and unique needs of each client.


Daniel Earley

“I derive my passion for this profession knowing that, through massage, I am able to improve the lives of my clients.”

Dan comes to us from the Sarasota School of Massage Therapy with uniformly high reviews for his professionalism, his care in providing treatments that are tailored to each individual client and his calm and soothing mannerism. We are, indeed, fortunate to have him join our salon and spa family.

Esthetician | Nail Tech

Heidi Schroeder

“I love the satisfaction that my clients express when they see such immediate results from my treatments.”

A full specialist licensed in Florida since 2003, Heidi offers her clients eyelash services, peels and waxing in addition to skin care and nail treatments. Dedicated to client satisfaction, she focuses her talents on achieving that radiant look that her clients seek. She is a wonderfully talented esthetician, who is devoted to her craft as well as her profession.

Angie Ziegler - Nail TechnicianNail Technician

Angie Ziegler

“I love expressing my creativity by working with nails. It is truly a joy to see my clients so pleasantly surprised.”

Angie joins our Salon and Spa Family as a graduate of American Institute and has been licensed since 2013. An experienced and talented nail specialist, she is working on entirely new nail art lines exclusively available at our Salon. A dedicated professional, Angie exudes a passion rarely seen and loves to see her clients leave with a smile.

Suzanne Bartol - HairstylistHairstylist

Suzanne Bartol

“I love being a hairstylist. It is truly what I feel I am here to do and a wonderful feeling to hear my clients say: ‘I love it!’.”

A stylist for over 38 years, Suzanne is a highly skilled and precise stylist and colorist who joins Josephine’s Salon & Spa with a large and loyal clientele—a testament to her talents. We are indeed fortunate to have Suzanne become a member of our wonderful growing group of skilled professionals.

Linda Davison - EstheticianEsthetician

Linda Davison

“I have a passion to provide a luxurious, relaxing facial experience.”

Licensed in Florida, Linda has been an esthetician for 10 years. A dedicated esthetician, Linda has been a salon family member for over 4 years and enjoys helping her customers enhance the beauty of their skin.

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