ARTIST GALLERY

We’re not just a team. We’re a tour de force ready to satisfy your every wish. Here, you’ll find internationally renowned artists. Color specialists. Classic and contemporary experts. It’s everything you need under one roof. It’s customer service elevated to an art.

ARTIST

Artists at our salon can be newly
hired or come from prior experience
with top distinctions. They have an
intuitive connection with recent
trends and offer unique and
surprising skills at a reasonable value.

SENIOR ARTIST

Senior Artists have several years of
experience and offer remarkable quality
and consistency in their work. They’ve
undergone years of continuing
education and are oftentimes seasoned
educators themselves.

MASTER ARTIST

A Master Artist is in the top
percentile. They carry a vast arsenal
of cut and style methods and a long
track record of satisfied clients. They
supervise, enrich and educate all
levels of talent throughout the salon.

STEPHANIE MOSS

MASTER ARTIST

Stephanie Moss is the successful owner of Stephanie Moss Salon & Skincare and The Shave Barber Shop in Omaha, Nebraska. A sought-after stylist and educator, she is national artist for L’Oreal Professionnel and is on the elite Balayage team. Stephanie's purpose meets passion through her education-based salons and her priority to coach and mentor the next generation of fearless artists. A stylist’s stylist, Stephanie prides herself on continuing to learn and grow as a generalist behind the chair, while elevating the industry by conducting workshops locally and across the US.

JENNY WOODARD

SENIOR ARTIST/LEAD TRAINER

As an educator for L’Oréal Professionnel and a certified Balayage Artist, Jenny has the opportunity to travel, learn and be up to date on all of the emerging style trends. Jenny specializes in hair extensions and the art of Balayage hair painting. She prides herself on creating a customized look that compliments your lifestyle, face shape and hair type. Jenny enjoys working on all textures of hair and loves sharing her tips on how to maintain your hair at home. As a Senior Stylist, Jenny is also a lead educator at the Stephanie Moss Academy and trains the next generation of Stephanie Moss talent.

BROOKE HOTZ

SENIOR ARTIST

Brooke is classic, poised and chic. With her guests Brooke has a calm rapport and believes whole-heartedly in the importance of a thorough consultation, a solid maintenance program and the correct product selections so that everyone can leave the salon with color that is beautiful, healthy and long-lasting. Brooke is continually raising the benchmark for our male clientele. She delivers an unparalleled experience focusing on the complete visit from beginning to end. Brooke genuinely loves the relationships she builds with her clients and being a stylist at Stephanie Moss Salon.

BRE LUTHER

ARTIST AND LASH EXTENSIONS

Bre has a special love for creating dimensions in the hair by combining soft and bright tones while maintaining the health and integrity of the hair. Bre has a calm, Zen-like approach with her guests. She is very easy-going and believes in a thorough consultation, correct product selections and a solid maintenance strategy. Being a licensed esthetician, clients choose Bre for brow shaping, lash extensions and facial waxing in addition to her amazing hair stylist skills. If interested in Lash Extensions, call the salon to schedule your appointment with Bre.

SAMANTHA BAIN

ARTIST AND MICROBLADING

Samantha is making a name for herself at Stephanie Moss Salon with her Hair and Microblading Talent. Sam’s passion for hairdressing, makeup, brow shaping and her love for the avant-garde styles has landed her right where she belongs. Samantha is our Brow Specialist. She has extensive knowledge shaping the brow naturally or enhancing the brow using a Microblading Technique, which she is trained and certified. Whether it’s a Brazilian Blowout, an edgy short haircut or Brow Design Sam is a professional with one goal in mind – that each experience she provides in the salon will exceed her guests’ expectations. Sam is also excelling as an instructor with the Stephanie Moss Academy.

LAUREN LARSON

ARTIST

In Lauren’s almost two years with SMS, she’s found her niche customizing client requests, ensuring everyone gets something different. She works best in collaboration with her clients, moving them towards the edge of trends, incorporating new colors and cutting techniques, personalizing for their individual personalities and lifestyles. She loves the education component at SMS, and because of it, Lauren is now a certified hair extension artist for SMS. She prides herself on providing a relaxing, stress-free experience for all her guests while offering exceptional service.

KALLIE SHONING

ARTIST

Kallie is a self-proclaimed “Color Girl.” That’s where it’s at! Since joining SMS, Kallie has most noticed how diverse her portfolio of services has become. Now a Level 2 artist, she continues to build on the basics of balayage to expand her hair color approach to meet her clients’ needs. Clients keep coming back for her thoroughness from consultation to blowout. When you’re in her chair, you will feel listened to and you’ll strut out as your best self. Kallie’s most recent accomplishment is becoming Hydrafacial certified. She has found a new love in skin care for the immediate results her clients see. Whether it’s hair or skincare, she makes sure to deliver a personalized regime that works for you. She loves to mentor new SMS associates with ‘real world’ expertise as they begin their careers. Kallie is “Cut. Color. Confidence.” She attributes her success to the SMS team of women who empower each other every day to be bold and assured in their abilities.

RACHEL ANDERSON

ARTIST

Rachel has 16 years experience working behind the chair, 12 of which have been with Stephanie Moss. Rachel places high value on listening to her clients, understanding their needs and respecting their hair. She stays updated on all the latest trends through continuing education and strives for unlimited creativity.

TARYN CHASE

ARTIST

Taryn has loved her career at SMS because it matches her personable, friendly style. She came to us straight out of Capitol School of Hairstyling & Esthetics where she was at the top of her class. She started as Stephanie’s associate, getting real-world training from the best to hone her behind-the-chair techniques. She has since grown to a Level 2 stylist specializing in the art of blonde balayage hair painting. She draws her inspiration from the salon’s education-based approach that brings world-class artists in to train on new techniques through a hands-on instruction. Her confidence with clients comes through as she recreates looks that clients request or creating her own styles based on a client’s skin tone, lifestyle, and facial structure. Taryn is excited to be splitting her time between both SMS locations bringing her hair artistry and skincare skills in Hydrafacials to a brand new clientele. Whether it’s a cut and color client or skincare, Taryn’s clients keep coming back because she easily relates and shares in loving their results.

NICK HOLDER

BARBER

The Shave by Stephanie Moss is excited to welcome Nick Holder to the team. Nick developed a real appreciation for the Art of Barbering while growing up in a working-class environment and watching his Grandfather, who was a Barber. Nick loves classic slick blacks, hard parts and pompadours, and taking Barbering to a higher level with our Executive Shave and Signature Men’s Cut. Our male clientele love the addition of The Shave and Nicks craftsmanship for the trade, and they have also enjoyed our Package Pricing Options. Nick will stop at nothing to give you the ultimate experience.

SAUL SANCHEZ-GUZMAN

BARBER

The moment you meet Saul, you know barbering is more than a job for him. It’s a lifestyle. His passion for barbering is infectious. A recent grad of College of Hair Design, Saul specializes in fades, beard shaping and trimming, and designs. Whatever the service, he lives to transform his clients and loves a client who comes in looking for something new. At the end of the day, there’s nothing like seeing a client leave happy. His favorite compliment is “my barber changed my life!” A long time learner, Saul is excited to join The Shave team where he can continue to be surrounded by experts who ‘pay it forward’ every day, sharing tips and tricks to benefit our clients. Let him share his creative vision with you!

KYRA JOHANNES

ARTIST

Kyra is our newest Level 1 stylist coming to us from the highly competitive Capital Elite Program. She has mastered the art of the blowout! As our blowout guru, she has the skills to give you volume, a signature look, and a style that lasts long after you leave the salon. Kyra is also certified in lash extensions and hair extensions! Clients and staff love her understanding and cheerful disposition, which helps her from consult to color and an expert blowout.

JEAN MOSS

ARTIST

BIO coming soon!

KAYLEE KUCH

ARTIST

Kaylee comes to SMS to do what she’s known was her passion since childhood. While still at Capitol School of Esthetics, Kaylee earned the highly sought after position of Stephanie Moss’ associate, gaining world-class, in-salon experience. It’s the education that hooked her, and she feels like she is at home at SMS, because the staff and clients mirror her own personality: down-to-earth, while modern and edgy at the same time. Kaylee is building her skills as a cut and color specialist, and has mastered the art of the blowout.

CARLEE DERBY

ESTHETICIAN

Carlee is part of our growing aesthetics practice at Stephanie Moss Salon, joining us as our skin specialist. She graduated top of her class from Capitol School of Esthetics, earning her a spot in the Capitol Elite. Carlee later went on to earn her instructors license. She found her passion in skincare because of the satisfaction she gets helping everyone feel beautiful in their own skin. When a client comes in with a skin issue, she “faces” it head-on, working with the client to develop a sustainable routine for both home and in the spa to address and correct the problem at its core. Carlee is also a certified lash artist and derma plane certified.

KAYLEE RICE

ARTIST

Kaylee has always loved doing hair and makeup. It’s just something she knew she was good at. Encouraged by friends and family, she was trained at Capitol School of Hairstyling & Esthetics where she learned the art of both hair color and lash extensions. Her inspiration comes from the trendsetters in fashion and hair on Instagram. She’s able to incorporate bold new ideas into her work and she especially loves clients who come in with the courage to change! From an overall color to a new ‘fashion color,’ Kaylee will deliver the change you need that fits your personality. She quickly learned about the SMS difference after starting. She loves that she’s able to customize things and add a personal touch when bringing the latest techniques to her clientele. In addition to cut and color, Kaylee is certified in lash extensions and can rock a smokey eye for you as a makeup artist. If you’re looking for an everyday update, a special event look or a perfect wedding style, she knows it’s not just about the hair. It’s about the whole look.

TARRYN ASH

ARTIST

Tarryn, a native of Topeka, KS, loves her new home in Omaha and Stephanie Moss Salon. A seasoned stylist for 5 years, she was immediately drawn to the SMS environment, attitude, and philosophy — all perfect matches to her personal values and style. Creativity and art have always been her passions, making a career in hairstyling a no-brainer. (The scissors tattooed on her hand tell you she’s serious about her work!) Thoroughly understanding color theory helps her excel as a colorist and solidifies her specialty in women’s cut and color. Her clients are a blank canvas on which she can create something beautiful. Tarryn’s goal is to help her clients feel beautiful and confident, leaving with something they were missing when they arrived. She does this by building trust through consultation, connecting with each client and establishing relationships that will keep them coming back for more!

BECKY MILLS

MASSAGE THERAPISTS

You can’t put a price tag on your health. Becky Mills has learned this in her personal life and brings this belief to her clients. When she left her corporate job 5 years ago to pursue massage therapy, she immediately found her purpose: helping people improve their lives through physical health. Getting back to her passion and training (she has BA in Exercise Science) massage therapy gives her a new, fulfilling career bringing a relaxation and stress relief to her clients. She stresses the direct connection between physical and emotional health and knows the challenges of taking time for yourself. But when we ignore our bodies, we lose sight of ourselves and we suffer inside and out. Becky is thrilled to bring her skills and many techniques to SMS — pairing her work on the inside with the skills of the hair artists working on the outside! As a licensed massage therapist, she holds certifications in pregnancy massage, cupping, Gua-Sha, Swedish massage, reflexology and Therapeutic (myofascial release or deep tissue) massage. Becky emphasizes education to help her clients understand how and when to listen to their bodies and achieve greater, longer lasting results.

ALLATIA HARWOOD

BUSINESS MANAGER

BIO coming soon!

STARR SAFRANEK

FRONT DESK MANAGEMENT

BIO coming soon!

DESIRAE BROEKEMEIER

ASSOCIATE

Desirae was born to balayage. It’s what brought her to SMS — the chance to work with the best in the biz. What keeps her here is the relationships, the emphasis on education, and the way the team gets along and helps each other. Coming out of Capitol School of Hairstyling & Esthetics, being in a learning environment was a top priority for Desirae. It’s what keeps her growing and on top of the trends in a constantly-changing industry. Besides her fellow artists, she gets inspiration by following top stylists on Instagram. She loves pulling apart photos she sees, like a puzzle, figuring out how certain looks were achieved. When she has a client in the chair, it’s a similar process of knowing what they want, what will work best, and customizing techniques so everyone leaves with confidence. Desirae is in in the middle of the SMS Associate’s program, learning under Stephanie and Jenny. She is also a certified eyelash extension artist. She’ll be ready to hit the floor full time in the Fall.

SHELBY ARNOLD

ASSOCIATE

Shelby joined Stephanie Moss Salon in March from Capitol School of Hairstyling & Esthetics. She is currently in the SMS Associates Program, working side by side with Stephanie and SJenny. Shelby's entrepreneurial spirit is a perfect fit for the SMS team where she feels encouraged to follow her dreams and reach her career goals. In her short time here, she has taken her skill and technique to new levels, especially in hair color. Her experience at SMS has taught her that there are different ways to accomplish the same goal. Because every client’s hair is unique, it takes imagination and technique (and solid consultation) to achieve what the client wants. Her secret weapon is listening to her clients, learning about their personality and life-style, building a relationships based on trust. Shelby is excited to continue learning and growing … and hitting the floor full time in the Fall!

JENARO RAMOS

ASSOCIATE

Jenaro brings his excitement for joining Stephanie Moss Salon to every client that is in his chair. A recent grad of Capitol School of Hairstyling & Esthetics, he is currently in the SMS Associates Program working side by side with and learning from the best in the industry: Stephanie, Jenny and Brooke. Hand-picked for his skills and a team-oriented mentality, he is honored to be a part of the cutting-edge teaching environment at the salon. Drawing inspiration from the people around him, he loves being pushed out of his comfort zone because it has honed his techniques in coloring, styling and killer blow-outs. Client satisfaction is his #1 priority, making sure every client gets “a little touch of Jenaro” — a 5-star experience from the moment they arrive until they leave. Jenaro says he will always be learning and looks forward to being full-time on the floor this Fall.