Meet Our Stylists
Tim Nork’s big family he adores, love for travel, passion for trying new things and taking risks in life have shaped him to be the hairstylist he is today. Tim started with DnA Salon Philadelphia in 2006 and continues his education with specialized training from: Framesi, Wella, John Allan, Davines, Sojourn, Nick Arrojo, Bumble & Bumble, and various Keratin Treatments. This gives Tim a wealth of knowledge on the latest styles, trends and techniques. He has won Best Hair Color and Best Cut Runner-up by Philly Style magazine. But our proudest accomplishment of Tim may be his Sexiest Single of Philadelphia award in 2007! Tim’s detailed consultations guarantee a personalized and tailored experience, continuing to make him one of the most sought after hairstylists in Philadelphia.
Jackie Kelly is an art major who has always had an eye for color and shapes. A Philadelphia native with a love for her city, Jackie found her fit with DnA Salon in 2007. With a lot of hard work and dedication through the years, Jackie remains current on the latest trends and styling techniques through continuing education. Her expertise with a blow dryer and brush includes the ability to smooth the frizziest strands and bring volume to lifeless hair, making Jackie the true expert in Blow Outs. With specialized training from: Wella, Sojourn, John Allan, Framesi, Nick Arrojo, Bumble & Bumble and Coppola Keratin Complex. Jackie loves bringing life to hair through color and style.
Rick Juliani started his career in 2005 and joined DnA Salon team in 2007. Rick is constantly striving to further his education and refine his skills as a barber/stylist. Although he has a steadily growing female clientele, he has a true passion for the art of barbering and men’s hair styling. Don’t let his lack of hair fool you – he has trained with John Allen NYC, Coppola Keratin Complex, Aveda, Nick Arrojo, Bumble & Bumble and Sojourn. His long list of loyal clients say that Rick’s humor and expertise make you feel like you’re at a local barber shop but in the hands of a master stylist.
Kristen Gibson has been a professional hair stylist since 2002 and found her home at DnA Salon in 2011. Kristen is Vidal Sassoon Academy, London trained as she completed their intensive education course in London. She is certified in Hotheads Brands Hair Extensions and Keratin Complex Smoothing Systems. She also has been extensively educated with Sojourn, Wella, Framesi, Redkin, Bumble & Bumble and many more. Her incredible love for people and the industry inspires her to strive for excellence on a daily basis. Outside of DnA Salon you can find Kristen running around on a softball field, selecting her fantasy football line-up and cooking big meals for her family and friends.
Samantha Shorette – Stylist/Colorist
Samantha Shorette, an art student from the University of Maine, decided to pursue her real passion of cosmetology. Since 2007 she has been a Philadelphia licensed cosmetologist studying under master stylists, notably one of Brittney Spears entourage, and perfecting her talent. She is a tenured stylist, licensed in two different states, and is well versed in a wide range of hair cutting techniques. Samantha found her home at DnA Salon Philadelphia in 2014 and perfects her skills with ongoing education, such as: Nick Arrojo classes, Bumble & Bumble, Keratin Complex and many more. Samantha specializes in: Corrective Color, Ombre, Ecaille, & Balayage, Bridal parties, Formal Hairstyles, Color Corrections, Hotheads Extensions, Men’s Hair Color, and Unisex Eyebrow Contouring. In her down time she writes a hair & beauty blog and will help you solve any hair dilemma. She understands her client’s needs while respecting their hair. As a professional she is committed to consistently providing her clients with excellent service.
Jordan Hamje began her career as a stylist in 2008. Her attention to detail, skills and personal drive are just a few of the traits which established her as a young talent in the industry. Jordan’s Aveda training and salon etiquette background was recognized by East Coast Salon Services, where she is an educator for “Core Team.” As an educator, she provides hands on education and training classes to fellow hairdressers in: hair cutting foundations and techniques, trends in styling and color, as well as formal and special occasion styling. Jordan specializes in Dry Cutting, Color Melting, Corrective Color, Pixie Cuts and Disconnected Cuts. As a Color Specialist Jordan can adapt current trends to all clients at any age.
Giavonna Coburn is a Philadelphia native who now resides in the suburbs of New Jersey where she enjoys tending to her flower and vegetable garden in her spare time. Gia also thrives on adventure and traveling with her husband to experience new parts of this world together. They love spontaneous road trips! Gia is a versatile and technical stylist that believes in building strong relationships with her clients, since 2007, Gia has been dedicated to making people happy through the creation and upkeep of beautiful healthy hair. Specializing in multidimensional color, working with Wella and Pravana for over 9 years, she pushes the boundaries of conventional beauty while maintaining a classic aesthetic. She is also multifaceted being efficient in all aspects of color, cutting, styling, blow drying, special occasion hair, color correction and even eye brow reshaping . She continues to master her art by continuous education including in-depth barbering classes. Gia has also been part of several New York photo shoots.
Grace Muszynski – Stylist/Makeup Artist
Grace, a Philadelphia native, started her career in cosmetology in high school where she was the go to girl for all things hair and makeup. Grace was always booked with clients during busy prom season and these clients were her class mates. It’s no wonder Grace graduated at the top of her class from Jean Madeline Aveda Institute, Philadelphia’s premier cosmetology school, in 2015 and quickly found her home at DnA Salon. Grace excelled in all of her extensive post graduation training and after 2 years of assisting senior stylists at DnA Salon, she is now a professional stylist. Her continuous education includes: Keratin Complex Smoothing Systems, Nick Arrojo, Wella, Framesi, Bumble & Bumble and many more. Grace is also known for her unique and creative makeup applications using products from her favorite lines like Mac, Stila and Nars. Grace is current on the latest techniques and products to complete the perfect look you desire. From special events, weddings, Halloween and theatrical makeup- Grace can do it all. Follow her on: #hairandmakeup_bygrace for her latest styles and trends.
Marianna Diaz – Stylist Assistant
Amy Sumser – Makeup Artist
Amy Sumser was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pa, where she discovered her love for the arts early in life. Through painting and drawing, she began to develop her own personal style of creative expression. She took her talents to the University of the Arts, where she majored in Fine Arts. Years later, she found herself exploring new mediums, which led her to her true passion – MAKEUP. In pursuit of her dreams, she headed across the country, to Los Angeles, where she attended Make-Up Designory, gaining education in print, film, and television makeup, with a focus in Special FX. As a freelance makeup artist, Amy resides back in her hometown of Philadelphia. With her creative edge and an eye for detail, her goal is to bring out the character within every client, beautifully and artistically.