Owner - Hairstylist
“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 and spa family members.”
Founder and Owner of Josephine’s Salon & Spa, Josephine has been a licensed professional cosmetologist for over 45 years. During her career she has seen all aspects of the salon and spa industry. A noted colorist who also holds a cosmetology teaching degree, Josephine has comprised a team of well-trained professionals committed to providing the very best in personalized customer design and care.
Salon & Spa Manager
“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 over 7 years and now serves as our Salon & Spa Manager. Her customer service skills, together with her deep understanding of our salon and spa, will help ensure that each of our fabulous clients will enjoy the wonderful salon and spa experience they expect and deserve.
Front Desk Receptionist
“At Josephine’s clients come first, from the moment they walk through the door until the time they leave.”
Energetic and blessed with an easy-going personality, Hayley comes to us with a background as a receptionist in the beauty industry. She is an important part of our front desk team, and will make certain that our clients enjoy a wonderful salon and spa experience from beginning to end. We are pleased to include Hayley as a member of our Salon & Spa Family!
Front Desk Receptionist
“Josephine’s is truly a special place. I have found my home!”
Hailing from Massachusetts, Loren comes to us with a strong background in the beauty industry. Having worked as a beauty advisor for ULTA and a color consultant and make-up artist at Sephora, Loren adds an uncommon depth to our important front desk staff and will insure that our clients are treated with professionalism and attentiveness. We are truly happy that she is among our Salon & Spa Family!
Hairstylist - Nail Technician
“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 & Spa family. Licensed in Florida, she has been a stylist & nail tech for over 9 yrs. As our nail room Team Leader, Nicole insures that each client receives impeccable service. Along with her young family, her practice continues to grow as she consistently displays her professional skills both as a stylist and a nail technician.
Hairstylist - Spray Tanning
“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. She oversees the hair side of the Salon & Spa as our Team Leader. A travel enthusiast and a boater, Melissa’s growing practice is a tribute to her hard work and dedication to the salon profession.
“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.
“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.
“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 enthusiastic 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.
“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.
“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.
Holly M. Tolino
“Beauty is hard to describe, but easy to recognize.”
A graduate of the Graham Webb Academy of Hair, Holly joins us as a talented stylist with a wealth of experience. Skilled in special occasion hair and make-up, Holly also performed as an Aquage Platform Artist and is a color specialist. Combining her skill-sets with her enthusiasm for the beauty industry and background as one who taught hair color, we are indeed fortunate to include her in our Salon and Spa family.
“When you love what you do, it’s not work. I love people and I love hair. Together they let me express my creativity each and every day. I love that!”
Loaded with talent and personality, Kirstie is a cosmetologist licensed in Florida who, after receiving her training at the Paul Mitchell School in Cincinnati, Ohio, honed her skills over the next five years at a respected Cincinnati salon. Cuts, styling and color are only part of her impressive arsenal. Looking for a change of scenery (and some warmer weather) we were indeed fortunate enough to bring her into the fold and make her part of our Salon & Spa Family!
Massage Therapist/Esthetician, LMT Lic. # MA 13864
“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 Lic. # MA 70855
“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. A dedicated professional, Moria also serves as our Team Leader on the spa side of our Salon & Spa.
Massage Therapist, LMT Lic. # MA 79216
“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.
Tracie L. Brooke
Massage Therapist/ LMT Lic. #MA 82364
“I am committed to extending hope, healing and empowerment through the power of touch!”
A highly skilled professional, Tracie received her training at the Cortiva Institute in Tucson, Arizona as an honors graduate. Board certified by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, Tracie has developed her therapeutic skills in a number of modalities, offering a unique massage style which promotes the body’s own healing mechanisms by personalizing sessions to suit the uniqueness of each person’s body and needs. Busting with talent and enthusiasm, we are indeed proud to have Tracie join our Salon & Spa Family!
Esthetician - Nail Technician
“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.
“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.
“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.