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APRIL THOMAS

Salon Co-Owner

Originally from New Mexico, April's education began at New Directions Hair Academy in Nashville, Tennessee.  After obtaining her license, April trained with Aveda and Toni & Guy in Colorado Springs for a year before finally settling in Columbus in 2001. April gathered a strong following in the area before deciding to open her own salon with a friend and fellow stylist Dustin Herring.
Her vast education includes, but is not limited to, extensive Aveda training, as well as studying under renowned NYC stylist Yves Durif, learning new hair cutting techniques. She was also an educator in the area for a unique French haircutting system which combines the styles of both Frederic Fekkai and Vidal Sassoon.
"I love the artistic, new techniques of hair painting and having the opportunity to create on a daily basis!"

DUSTIN HERRING


Salon Co-Owner

Raised in the Columbus area, Dustin began doing hair in 2003 as an apprentice under the late Eddie McNeil, renowned Columbus hair stylist. Dustin's education and experience include becoming trained in the French haircutting system, merging the styles of Frederic Fekkai and Vidal Sassoon as well as becoming certified in Aveda, Redken, and Keratin Complex Treatment by Coppola. Dustin quickly developed a noteworthy reputation around Columbus and took the leap to open Jean Evan Salon with longtime friend, April Thomas.
"My true passion is creating custom color for my clients as well as making each of them look and feel their very best.!"

HEATHER SCHWANTZ

Stylist

Originally from Minnesota, Heather attended Josefs School of Hair Design in Fargo, ND. Her career started while studying under April Thomas in 2004, while attending extensive training through Redken, Aveda, Roy Peters, and Yves Durif. Heather specializes in the French method of hair cutting, allowing her to customize her guests' color and cut with their face shape. Heather keeps her ideas fresh by attending hands on work shops and hair shows including Premiere Orlando as well as in-salon Aveda training.
"I make it a top priority to listen to my clients, get to know them, and understand their wants and needs!"

ASHLEY RIGGS

Stylist

Originally from Mesa, Arizona, Ashley began her career in 2002 as a senior in high school at the International Academy of Beauty. From an early age, she was passionate about the hair industry and learning new techniques for making people feel and look their best. Ashley quickly made a name for herself after moving to the Columbus area in 2005. She specializes in the French method of hair cutting, trendsetting color techniques, as well as customized haircuts for women and men. Ashley is also a trained professional in the Copolla Keratin Complex Treatment. Ashley's roster of education includes workshops with TIGI in Long Beach, California as well as extensive training in Redken and Aveda. 
"I love staying up to date on the current trends and keeping my clients' hair fun and trendy!"

SARAH THOMAS

Stylist

Raised in the Columbus area, Sarah has been making people beautiful since 2007. She studied and obtained her Master Cosmetology license locally, at Columbus Technical College and has been through extensive training with Aveda. She has also attented "The Premiere Orlando" where she learned new techniques in haircuts and color. At Jean Evan Salon, she specializes in custom color, balayage, and precision haircuts. as well as unique, creative special occasion styles. 
"I knew this was the career for me because I enjoy meeting new people and love each and every one of my clients!"

JOHNNY WEBSTER

From Columbus, Johnny has been in the hair industry since 2007, having trained under some of the most talented stylists in the area. He has completed training with Aveda and Redken, attended The Premiere Orlando, as well as mastered a renowned French haircutting system. He specializes in color/highlights/balayage and customizing different looks for each individual customer.
"I enjoy a good challenge whether it's a great haircut, or an awesome color makeover. Nothing makes me feel better than happy clients complimenting my work!"

ROBYN COOK

Stylist

After graduating from Columbus Technical College as a Master Cosmetologist, Robyn became a valueable member of the Jean Evan Salon team, specializing in balayage hair coloring techniques and precision haircuts,. She has been trained in our special French haircutting system,  as well as attended classes through Aveda. Robyn also loves to be creative with her special occasion styles and completes the look with a professional makeup application.
"I am very outgoing and love that aspect of my career! I have a good time while I make anyone who sits in my chair look their very best!" 

PATRICK  BYRD

Stylist

Born and raised in Columbus, Patrick has been making people look amazing for the past 25 years! He attended Southeastern Cosmetology school locally, and is constantly expanding his knowledge by attending in-salon training as well as traveling to learn from renowned Redken colorist, Roy Peters. He prides himself on listening and communicating with everyone who sits in his chair, and it definitely shows! He specializes in customized haircuts and loves getting creative with balayage hair painting. As our newest team member, Patrick is excited to become more knowledgeable with Aveda and become a certified Aveda colorist. 
"It's great being able to get to know my clients and feel like I make a difference, not only in the way they look, but also in the way they feel!"