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I graduated from the Aveda Institute in 1996. I’ve been a stylist for over 20 years and have owned the Jessie Tomme Salon since 2004. I love education and continue to take advanced classes in color and cutting. I excel in precision cutting and giving you a style that works with your lifestyle and hair texture. I’m always excited about Aveda and love to educate my guests on the newests products. In my free time I like to garden, kayak, camp and do pilates!

“A great end result starts with a thorough consultation!”

I graduated from the Aveda Institute and have over 18 years of experience as a stylist. I continue to further my education through advances cutting, coloring and skin care classes. I excel in cutting curly or wavy hair and giving my clients a style that works best with their hair texture. I have a passion for skincare and also offer 30 and 60 minute facials. I love Aveda’s new Skincare line and customizing a skin care routine that fits my client’s specific needs. In my free time I enjoy boating, spending time with my husband and two kids, shopping and working out!

“I love my job. I feel fortunate to have the clientele I have and am always excited to share my ideas with new guests.”

I graduated from the Aveda Institute in 2009 and have continued my education through various classes in advanced cutting and color techniques. I excel in both cut and color. I love to add dimension to any color through foils or balayage. I especially love working with all shades of blondes! I’m certified in Brazilian Blowouts and GK Smoothing Systems.

“I have wanted to work in the beauty industry since I was a little girl. I’ve found my passion and love what I do every day! I always strive to be better by working hard and being challenged!”

I graduated from the Aveda Institute in 2008. I thrive to continue my education through advanced classes in color and cutting technique in order to give you the best service. I’m skilled in men’s cuts and excel in precision haircutting. I love creating hair color that looks natural and compliments your features. My hobbies include gardening, baking, and being with family.

“I love making my clients feel comfortable and relaxed when they’re with me. A thorough consultation with my guests ensures that they leave the salon with exactly what they want!”

I graduated from Regency Beauty Institute and have continued my education with Aveda through numerous advanced color and cutting classes. I thrive on continuing education and keeping up on the latest trends. I specialize in dimensional coloring, balayage and working with all shades of blonde. I’m passionate about coloring, makeup artistry and formal updos. I will work with you to create a color and cut that will bring out your eye color and brighten your skin tone! In my free time I enjoy camping, hiking and spending time with family and friends.

“Coloring hair is like painting. It’s exciting when clients are open to suggestions on what will compliment their personality and features! It’s a really fun way of changing a look without the long-term commitment of a cut!”

I graduated from the Aveda Institute in 2014 and keep up with current trends through advanced color and cutting classes. Most recently, I attended an advanced color class by Aveda’s Global Color Artist, Ian Michael Black. Doing hair has always been fascinating to me. I specialize in coloring techniques and creating the best color that complements your eyes, skintone and individual features. I love making blonde hair brighter and helping my clients maintain their color while still keeping their hair healthy. I also love giving a great haircut and blowout to go with your new color! I will provide you with the styling techniques and product recommendations to recreate your look at home. Aside from doing hair, I love to be with my family, go to the cabin and relax!

“I love collaborating with my guests and creating a beautiful color they will love!”

I graduated from the Aveda Institute in 2014. I have furthered my education by taking many advanced classes to increase my knowledge in the industry. I have attended Vidal Sasson Academy Cutting School, Ian Michael Black Advanced Color Class, Jon Reyman’s Advance Cutting, and many more. I love education and pushing myself creatively while building lasting relationships. I excel in dimensional colors, balayage and precise haircuts. I’m also certified in Easihair Extensions. In my free time I enjoy traveling, going to concerts with friends and watching netflix on a rainy day!

“I look forward to meeting you and surpassing your expectations of our first appointment. I love a challenge and helping people love their hair again!”

I graduated from the Aveda Institute in 2014 and have continued my education through advanced color, cutting and makeup classes. A few classes I have attended include Vidal Sassoon Cutting Academy, Advanced Runway Makeup, Jon Reyman cutting class, and Easihair Pro Extensions. I have been apart of Aveda’s New York Fashion Week makeup team for the past two years and am talented in bridal updos and makeup artistry. I specialize in balayage and customized colors, whether you’re wanting a natural look or something vibrant! I love giving a great haircut by creating shape and movement through layers and texture. I’m also certified in Easihair Extensions and GK Smoothing Treatment.

“I love bringing my clients ideas to life and giving them a cut and color that complements their best features!”


I graduated from Hastings Beauty School in 2004 and have continued my education through Aveda advanced color and cutting classes. I specialize in men’s and women’s cuts, and especially enjoy fades and clipper cuts for men. I’ve been living and working in the Mahtomedi community since 2013. In my free time I love boating on the St. Croix, traveling and skiing at Giant’s Ridge.

“I love to customize my service to each individual client, and help them achieve the look they want.”

I graduated from St. Paul Barber school in 1980 and have a master barber license. I continue to further my education and learn new techniques through advanced coloring and cutting classes. I’ve been a stylist for over 30 years and owned a salon for 30 years. I specialize in precision haircutting, men’s and women’s cuts, and coloring. I love giving my clients a color they will love, followed by a great cut! I will listen to what you want and give you a cut and style that fits your individual needs and lifestyle. I’m also certified in Brazilian Blowout. I strive to give excellent service and know I did my job when my clients leave smiling!

“I love making my guests feel beautiful and seeing the smile on their face when they leave the salon!”

Erica Engelbert-Hensel

I have had a strong passion for beauty my entire life. After graduating from the Esthetics program at the Aveda Institute in 2016, I completed the Fashion Makeup program at Make-up Designory (MUD) in Los Angeles. While at MUD, I studied corrective, bridal, and television makeup. Since returning home to Minnesota, I have continued to expand my knowledge by attending classes and completing makeup for many weddings and special events around the Twin Cities. Whether you want to get glammed up for a night out, or want to change up your everyday makeup/skincare routine, I would love to help you!

Erica is available for facials, face & body waxing, lash tinting and lifting and makeup applications.

“My goal is to collaborate with every client to perfectly execute the desired look while showcasing each individuals natural beauty and individuality.”

Christl Joy Board

Originally from the sunny island of Oahu, my passion lies within healing and community.

I attended a medical massage school in the state of Washington in 2003. I started my journey in CranioSacral Therapy through the Upledger Institute in 2012.

My ability to connect deeply and read your body is key to a deeply moving session.

I specialize in chronic pain management and injury treatment utilizing deep tissue, myofascial release, and CranioSacral therapy.

I have over 20 years of experience in customer service, and truly love serving others. I’m a passionate expert of Aveda products, and love attending on-going education courses that keep me current on style, trends and what’s new with Aveda. I studied fashion design and apparel technology at both MCTC and the U of M, and love helping others discover their personal style. I live in Mahtomedi with my daughter, and enjoy cooking, sewing, and spending time with friends and family.