Lori finally fulfilled her lifelong dream of becoming a hairstylist in 2004, attending Broome Tioga Boces with her daughter Ashley. Within 5 years of graduating she became a Goldwell Master colorist due to her dedication to continuing her education. Her passion is making people feel fabulous at any age. Whether it is a cut, color, nail service or waxing, she strives to make her guests feel stylish and confident. Education is still a top priority for Lori, from training her stylists as well as continually attending classes in and out of the salon. Some of the most memorable trainings she has attended include the Vidal Sassoon cutting academy in Toronto, Eufora advanced training academy, KMS Cutting IQ academy, Goldwell Color Specialist and Master Colorist Classes, Escential Wax, International Beauty shows in NYC and Las Vegas, Oscar Bond cutting Class in NYC, and many other hands-on cutting and color technique classes.
Ashley is part owner of Lori Ashley Salon, a Goldwell Master Colorist, and worked as Educator for KMS for 9 years. She continuously attends classes to stay current and up to date with the latest techniques and trends. She began her education at BOCES Cosmetology program in 2004 and has continued her education though frequent classes and academies including, Vidal Sassoon Cutting Academy, Goldwell Color Specialist and Master Colorist Classes, KMS Cutting IQ academy, Full Body waxing Class with Escential wax, International Beauty Shows and many more. As an Educator for KMS, she attended trainings with the leading stylists in the industry, worked side by side with National Artists on stage and back stage at Major hair conventions, and taught consultation techniques, product knowledge, styling, and cutting classes within salons throughout New York State. She continues to implement what she has learned throughout her experience with her team at the salon. She loves spending her free time with her family, traveling, and boating on the St Lawrence river!
Katie graduated from Windsor high school in 2011, followed by Broome community college where she played volleyball and studied education. In her final semester she became a receptionist at a hair salon where she found her passion in the hair and beauty industry. She graduated in 2013 from Broome Tioga Boces as a cosmetologist. She frequently attends classes and shows to advance her education including, Goldwell color classes, Goldwell trend zoom show, KMS Jamfest and Womens Foundations hands on cutting class, Deva hair care class, Surface and KMS product knowledge classes, Surface cutting class, the Goldwell KMS Arrojo Portfolio on Tour in New York City, as well as several in salon classes. In addition, Katie has expanded her education in the field of skin care by attending Esthetician school in Syracuse where she graduated in August of 2015. She specializes in balayage and highlighting, and offers all color and cutting services within the salon as well as eye lash extensions . Katie feels lucky to work where education is a top priority and is happy she gets to fulfill her dream as a hair stylist and skin care specialist. Outside of work she is busy raising two beautiful baby boys and loves spending time with her big family!
Jen graduated from Vestal Senior High School in 2006. She studied web design at BCC right out of high school but realized that was not the career for her. She became interested in the hair industry and graduated from the Ridley Lowell Cosmetology program in 2014. Jen joined the team at Lori Ashley Salon in October of 2014. She has attended several Goldwell, KMS, and surface product knowledge classes, surface cutting classes and Goldwell color classes, as well as in salon education. Jen has a natural talent for creating beautiful hair and offers cutting, coloring, and facial waxing services at the salon.
Shannon always knew she wanted to be a hair stylist. At the age of 16 she began attending Broome-Tioga Boces Cosmetology program while still in high school. She graduated from Union Endicott High School and Boces Cosmetology program in 2012. She is extremely passionate about her career and loves transforming peoples images and helping her clients feel beautiful. Shannon stays up to date with the latest trends by attending classes including, Babe extension classes, many Goldwell cutting, coloring and styling technique classes as well as Goldwell, Surface and L’ANZA product knowledge classes and is currently working towards becoming a goldwell master colorist. She is thankful to work in such a professional, welcoming environment where guests can truly relax and enjoy their service.
Mercedes graduated from Chenango Valley High school where she attended the cosmetology program at Broome Tioga Boces her Junior and Senior Year to pursue her dream career. She received her license in March of 2018 and immediately began assisting at Lori Ashley Salon to further her education as well as attending hands on cutting and coloring classes. Mercedes offers all coloring, cutting, and waxing, and pedicure services in the salon. She loves making people feel good about themselves and wants to ensure her clients feel better when they walk out the door than when they came in.
Carol Lynn joined Lori Ashley Salon with seven years of experience in the industry. She graduated from Cosmetology school at Ridley Lowell Business and Technical Institute, and worked in local salons where she gained experience in a wide range of services. She provides all hair, nail, and waxing services in the salon and especially has a passion for make-up and special occasion hair. Continuing education as a stylist is very important to Carol Lynn as she consistently attends as many classes as possible and is the Goldwell Ambassador for our salon. Some of the classes she has taken include, Goldwell, Kms, and Surface product knowledge classes , Amika runway class, Mirabella makeup classes, Balayage classes, Goldwell Ambassador trainings and more. She also has experience behind the secenes of local photo shoots for weddings, bridal, prom, and live.ly with Joely Live for hair and makeup. On her days off she spends time with her 10 year old son named Everett, and during the summer time you can find them on the Finger Lakes, kayaking, boating, hiking, and other fun adventures.