Staff Listing

Sonia Stancombe

Owner/Artistic Director, Aveda Cutting Coach, Vomor Extensions

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 and Mary 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!


Brad Stancombe


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

Becky Clark

Salon Manager, Master Designer

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 is now a Master Designer for Nicholas J. Becky and her husband Brandon welcomed their daughter Chloe in December of 2016!  

Kim Hettiger

Front Desk Coordinator

Sharpen your pencils everyone!  Kim comes to us after many years of teaching in the catholic schools and we're so happy to have her!  What used to be her 'fun job' has now blossemed into her full time gig!  Having worked with us for 10 years she has her finger on the pulse of the salon.  If there is anything she can help you with, please don't hesitate to ask!  

Lori Huddleston

Front Desk Advisor, Pure Privilege

Holly Snyder

Master Designer, Color Educator, Aveda Ambassador

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. 

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

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Donna Knight-Shafer

Master Designer

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.

Brooke Norton

Master Designer, Bridal Specialist, Make-up Artist, NovaLash Extensions

Haley Callahan

Master Designer, Bridal Specialist

Patty Gregory