Staff Listing

Luis Beltran

Master Barber and Designer

Luis comes to us from Los Angeles, California as a Master Barber and a Designer of womens hair!  Whether you are  looking for a stylist or barber who pays attention to each and every detail or looking for a subtle change in your look; Luis is your man!  

Luis and his wife, Erin moved to the South Bend area in the summer of 2014 along with their little girl Ruby and are expecting a little boy this summer!  

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Christina Clark


Christina wears a few hats here at Nicholas J. - and she wears them all like a pro! As a licensed esthetician Christina is a master of facials and full body waxing as well as an expert in the Aveda skin care line! Christina's manicure and pedicure skills are the most requested in the salon!

Beck Clark


Becky joined our team in the fall of 2011 after graduating from the Douglas J. Institute in Grand Rapids where she won the 'Star behind the Chair' award! She worked her way through our stylist levels and Becky is now a Master Designer for Nicholas J.  Becky and her husband Brandon welcomed their daughter Chloe in December of 2016, congratulations!  

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Maria Thompson


Maria is our little superstar! From creating a classic look with cut and color to taking you out of the box she is quite simply a great stylist!  Maria and her husband Jesse welcomed their son Tucker in December of 2016.  

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Mary Stancombe


Mary is a sophomore at Indiana University in South Bend and graces our front desk a few days a week! She is the second generation here in the salon and is very knowledgeable about the Aveda products.

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Donna Knight


Whenever Donna isn't at the salon, you can be sure to find her enjoying the great outdoors or shopping you under the table! She is an excellent listener and has a genuine knack for making people feel comfortable. She pays attention to detail and enjoys precision cutting and artistic color.

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Kim McMonagle


Pencils down everyone!! This elementary school teacher turned 'front desk queen' will brighten anyone's day! Whether it's a kind word or a cheerful smile, Kim is here to help! P.S. - We have never seen Kim in the same outfit twice!!!

All I ask is that you treat me no differently than you would the Queen!

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Holly Snyder


Holly enjoys everything from a classic look to creating a dramatic change. When you sit in her chair, you will appreciate her laid back style and enjoy her bit of flair! In addition to being a stylist, Holly is an "in salon coach." She is a color guru and enjoys trendy new looks. "Do what you like and like what you do."

"Nothing will work unless you do!" - Maya Angelou

Brad Stancombe


Brad has worked for UPS for 35 years and keeps the books for Nicholas J. Salon in his spare (?) time! He is our handy man and can fix almost anything in the salon! Brad and his wife, Sonia are parents to Nick (23) and Mary (20) and opened Nicholas J. Salon & Spa in 2005. 

Sonia Dunbar-Stancombe


Sonia is a Master Stylist as well as the owner of Nicholas J. Salon & Spa. Being in touch with the salon's guests and their needs is very important to Sonia; just one of the many reasons why her chair is never empty! Sonia and her husband, Brad, are parents to Nick (25) and Mary (22) and opened Nicholas J. Salon & Spa in 2005. If that's not enough, Sonia is also an Aveda Salon Coach and educator.

I'll have a café, mocha, vodka, valium, latte to go please!