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 (Nicholas J. front desk coordinator) moved to the South Bend area in the summer of 2014 along with their little girl Ruby!  

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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!

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Whitney Vite


Whitney graduated from the Aveda Institute in Charlotte, North Carolina and joined our team in the fall of 2011! She enjoys all aspects of hairdressing including cutting, coloring and special occasion looks!  

Beck Gray


Becky is one of our freshest finds! She 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!  Becky and her husband Brandon are enjoying their new home they recently purchased and are busy making it amazing!  

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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!

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Rachel went to the Douglas J. Aveda Institute in Grand Rapids, MI and has been a part of the Nicholas J. team ever since! Rachel is someone who gives 100% of herself everyday to her clients. It's obvious to her clients as well as everyone around that she loves what she does! Her attention to detail along with her artistic eye makes her a natural when coloring, cutting and creating the perfect updo that's just right for you! The energy and enthusiasm Rachel brings is what her clients truly admire with every salon visit.
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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.

Chelsey Cochran


Chelsey works with us a few days a week and you can't help but love that smile!  Chelsey and her fiance' are busy planning their wedding for the summer of 2015!  

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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!