Our Staff

Your Team of Designers

Creative Hair Design Salon and Spa has been part of the Omaha community since 1982. We have grown to become Omaha’s #1 destination for salon and spa services. With a hair and nail salon on the first floor, and an extensive spa on the second floor, when you walk in our doors you become part of the “CHD” family. We consider it our privilege to provide quality services whether you visit us for a simple cut and color, or a full day at the spa.

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OWNER/DESIGNER

JOHN

John opened the salon in 1981 with 3 employees and started out with 1200 square feet and now has 12,000 square feet on the main level where hair and nail services are offered and 6,000 square feet on the second level spa. The salon now has 93 employees. The salon has been voted Omaha’s number 1 salon since 1993. He enjoys skiing and photography in his spare time.

DESIGNER

ABI

Abi has been doing hair since 2000. She loves meeting new people and likes to encourage them to ‘think outside the box’ when it comes to their hair. Her specialty is doing color corrections. She also works very well with fine/thin hair.

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ALEXIS

Alexis has been doing hair since 2005. She loves the fun atmosphere and the abilitiy to work with people and make their day. Alexis loves all aspects of the industry. Her specialty is listening to the client and executing their ideas.

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ALICIA

Alicia has been in the industry over 20 years. She loves helping her clients find their personal style. Her specialty is a perfect cut accentuated with creative color.

STYLIST

ALLYSA

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AMBER

Amber has been in the industry since 2011. She loves crafting and spending time with family and friends. Her favorite thing about the industry is being able to utilize her creative ability. She specializes in fine hair care and color/highlights.

DESIGNER

AMY

Amy has been doing hair since 2003. Amy loves that with her career she has the ability to make her clients feel and look beautiful. She has a special passion for doing hair color and highlights and also likes to give her clients that exact haircut they are looking for.

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BAILEY

DESIGNER

BREA

Brea has been in the industry since 2007. She has fun doing everything! Some of her hobbies include cooking (trying new recipes), reading, biking, Zumba, playing in Volleyball leagues and taking vacations to further her education and expand her awareness. Since this industry is always changing and evolving she likes that she is always learning and staying current with new hair color techniques to make sure all her clients are on trend, looking and feeling great! She specializes in custom color and precision cutting, personalizing each client’s overall look to bring out their best features. ‘My clients tell me they turn heads with their reds!’

STYLIST

BRIDGET

ESTHETICIAN

C.C.

C.C. has been in the industry since 2009. She loves sending time with her 3 girls and going to their sporting events and cheering them on. She enjoys running and watching movies. She likes being up to date on all the latest in skin care products. Her specialty is working with her clients on their concerns with aging and helping her acne clients improve their skin.

MASSAGE THERAPIST

CARRIE

Carrie has been in the industry since 2007. She loves hanging out with friends and family, going to concerts, watching movies, and trying new restaurants. She is calm and easy going. She feels there is nothing better than loving wh.at you do everyday and helping people feel better. She loves that the industry is always changing and that there is always new modality to learn and try. Her specialty is Deep Tissue Massage and Trigger Point Therapy as well as addressing any problem areas while leaving the client relaxed and refreshed.

STYLIST

CHELSEA

Chelsea has been in our industry since 2011. She loves being creative with everything from hair and make-up to Pinterest ideas! She also enjoys spending as much time as possible with her family. She likes meeting new people and being able to put a smile on her clients’ faces. Her specialty is highlighting and haircutting.

ESTHETICIAN

CONNIE

Connie has been a licensed esthetician since 2005. She likes that the industry is always changing and has new techniques ?nd products to help her clients reach their skin care needs and maintain them. Her specialty is services dealing with anti-aging.

ESTHETICIAN

DAKOTAH

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DALLAS

Dallas has been in the industry since 2008. She loves all things new, cute animals, and meeting new people. She_ is easy to talk to and understands her clients needs and wants. She enjoys doing all sorts of services from beautiful styles to great looking perms.

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DEANNA

Deanna has been in the industry since 2005. She is a big movie buff, loves hanging with friends, outdoor activities and house decorating. She has good listening skills, is friendly and caring and loves to laugh and have fun. She especially loves to have fun with hair, letting her inside artist come out. She specializes in textured haircuts.

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ELLE

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EMILY

Emily has been in our industry since 2010. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family, playing piano, attending concerts and spending time at the lake in summer. She loves learning new techniques and then putting them into practice for her clients. She really enjoys the creativity aspect of the industry and being able to shine a light on someone’s inner beauty with hairstyles. She specializes in highlighting and cutting.

DESIGNER

JADE

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JANAE

Janae has been doing hair since 2005. She loves to use her creativity to design unique and flattering looks for her clients. She is skilled at teaching her clients how to maintain their look and is a positive influence on her client’s self esteem. Janae loves all aspects of the beauty industry. She is certified in Great Lengths and Easilengths hair extensions and is also a talented makeup artist.

DESIGNER

JENNY

Jenny has been in the cosmetology field since 1997. She loves making people feel better about themselves with working with color and highlighting. Jenny also is a nail technician. She does natural nail manicures and pedicures.

STYLIST

JESI

Jesi has been in the industry since 2013. She loves running, reading a good book, country music, and talking and laughing .with friends. She loves keeping up with the latest industry trends and techniques. She specializes in men’s and women’s haircuts and speciality up-dos. Jordan has been in the industry since 2007. She loves working with each client to find the best look to maximize their beauty” She specializes in eyebrow design, body waxing, facials and microdermabrasion.

ESTHETICIAN

JORDAN

DESIGNER

JUDY

Judy has been doing hair since 1977. She loves the relationships that she has developed through the years and likes that there is something new everyday in this industry. She likes all aspects of her career including hair cutting, perming and coloring.

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JUSTINA

Justina has been doing hair since 2000. She loves that she gets the chance to make every person that sits in her chair feel special. They walk out feeling great about themselves. Justina’s specialties are doing a diagonal forward hair cut, and likes to do different things on different people.

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KARI

Kari has been doing hair since 1996. Kari likes the fact that she can help people look and feel good about themselves. Kari’s specialty is working with curly hair.

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KARLY

NAIL TECHNICIANS

KATHY

Kathy has been in the nail industry since 1990. She does her best to make all of her clients happy. She works with natural nail manicures, pedicures, acrylic, glaze and gel nails. Her specialty is giving a relaxing pedicure with a great foot massage.

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KATIE JO

Katie Jo has been in the industry since 2013. She loves being outside, shopping, and volunteering with animals. The best part of the industry for her is meeting new people. She specializes in color services.

ESTHETICIAN

KATY

Katy has been in the industry since 2005. Her likes are spending time with family and friends, going to the gym,watching movies, meeting new people and making her clients feel beautiful. Her favorite things about the industry are getting to know new people and using new products. She specializes in body waxing, facials and microdermabrasion treatments.

DESIGNER

KIMBERLY

Kimberly has been doing hair since 1997. She loves the constant changing in the industry and has a passion to help people to feel good about themselves with the correct hair color and cut.

STYLIST

LILY

Lily has been in the industry since 2013. She loves playing with her daughter and spending time with friends and family. She is caring, hard working and loves what she does. Her favorite part of the industry is meeting new people and building friendships with clients. She specializes in men’s haircuts.

DESIGNER

LINDSEY

Lindsey has been doing hair at Creative Hair Design since 2006. Lindsey enjoys doing color, cuts, and waxing services. She specializes in blondes and color corrections. Lindsey loves all aspects of the cosmetology industry and helping clients achieve the look they want that best expresses their personality.

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MADISON

Madison has been doing hair since 2005. She loves that the industry is always changing and likes that she can make people feel better. Her specialty is trying new things with hair color and cuts.

STYLIST

MAKAYLA

Makayla has been in the industry since 2010. She likes being surrounded with people whether at concerts or Husker games. She is hard working, creative, and caring. She appreciates being able to make people feel beautiful. She specializes in color.

MASSAGE THERAPIST

MARLIE

Marlie has been in our industry since 2005. She most enjoys being with her baby girl and other family and friends. She l_ike concerts, playing cards and shopping. She considers herself a pretty laid back, calm person. She says the best part of the industry for her is being part of making someone feel better. She specializes in a combination of relaxing, therapeutic, and deep tissue massage. She likes to cater the massage to address any areas of concern the client may have and still leave them feeling relaxed and pampered.

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MARY JANE

Mary Jane has been doing hair since 1983. Mary Jane’s specialty is color and hiliting. She loves the industry because it gives her the flexibility to balance a career that she loves and her life at home with her family.

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MITCHELL

Mitchell has been doing hair since 2001. Mitchell loves working with changing styles and meeting new people. Mitchell enjoys working with hair extensions. She specializes in Great Lengths and Easilengths hair extensions.

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MOLLY

Molly has been doing hair since 2000. She loves that the industry is always changing and that she has the opportunity to meet new people every day. Molly’s specialty is working with hair color, but she enjoys all aspects of the industry.

STYLIST

MONICA

Monica has been in the industry since 2014. She loves spending time with her kids and friends. She also enjoys trying new places. She loves getting the chance to make her clients happy everyday. She specializes in color and up-dos.

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NATALIE

Natalie has been in the industry to 2007. She loves to spend time with family, have fun with friends, meet new people, and make people feel good about themselves. She appreciates that there is always something new and fun to learn in the industry. She does all hair color and styling, but specializes in blondes and long hair.

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NICOLE

Nicole has been in our industry since 2007. She is the proud mother of 3. She enjoys meeting new people and helping them choose a look that best suits their lifestyle and believes people should look as good as they feel. She loves the our industry encourages clients to express their personality through style and looks. She specializes in make-up, extensions and coloring.

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PAIGE

Paige has been doing hair since 1998. Paige loves seeing the new trends in hair coloring and design. She is always keeping up on the newest trends. Paige’s specialty is working with hair color and doing men’s haircuts.

NAIL TECHNICIANS

PAM

Pam has been in the nail industry since 1997. Pam loves being able to make the client feel relaxed and pampered. She specializes in pedicures, shellac, and natural nail manicures.

DESIGNER

PAYTON

Payton has been doing hair since 2001. She loves that the industry is constantly changing but knows that the principal stays the same. Payton has a special ability to make people feel good about themselves. Her specialty is hair color and dimensional highlights.

MASSAGE THERAPIST

RACHEL

Rachel has been a licensed massage therapist since 2001. She loves that she can make people feel better when life gets to be too busy. Rachel likes doing a deeper massage, but also likes to do the body treatments as well.

STYLIST

RAVEN

Raven has been in our industry since 2008. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and playing with her dog. She loves to meet new people and help them create new looks to reflect their inner beauty and outward style. She loves that hair and fashion trends are always changing and providing opportunities for growth. She specializes in keratin treatments and curly hair.

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SABRINA

Sabrina has been in the hair industry since 2015. She loves practicing yoga as well as enjoying great food and cooking. She is laid back but gets very excited about her passion, doing hair. She loves to laugh and make new friends. What she loves most about the industry is catching up with her clients and meeting new people. Sabrina specializes in balayages and blonde hair.

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SADIE

Sadie has been in the industry since 2015. She enjoys any summer related activities. She loves boating and taking her jet ski out to the lake. She is very caring and a very good listener when someone needs it. She has a huge heart for her career and for all her clients. She loves making her clients feel their absolute best. Sadie specializes in blonde hair, as she is a blonde herself and feels that blondes have a way of understanding one another.

MASSAGE THERAPIST

SAMANTHA

Samantha has been a licensed massage therapist since 2000. Samantha specializes in pregnancy massages and body exfoliating treatments. She is very much a people person and loves to make people feel good.

STYLIST

SANTANA

DESIGNER

SARA

Sara started doing hair in 2006 and has a great ability to be creative in doing hair color & highlights and loves the challenge of hair cuts and up-dos.

ESTHETICIAN

SARAH B.

Sarah B. has been in the industry since 2016. She enjoys spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys cooking, crafting and watching movies. What Sarah likes most about the industry is meeting new people and hearing their stories. She likes to stay up to date on the latest trends and making her clients feel their best! Her specialty is working with her clients to achieve their skin care goals and give them an amazing glow with her facials.

MASSAGE THERAPIST

SARAH R

Sarah R. has been in the industry since 2010. Living on farm with her husband she spends a lot of time outside with animals. She is very personable and easy going. She takes extra effort to listen to her clients and is genuinely pleased to help them feel better. ‘Working with people and seeing the improvement I can make in how they feel is the best part of my job.’ She specializes in deep tissue massage in a gentle and relaxing method.

DESIGNER

SHANDA

Shanda has been doing hair since 1997. She loves meeting new people and making them feel good about the way they look. Shanda likes working with highlights and color as well as any special styles. She also works very well with curly hair.

NAIL TECHNICIANS

SHELLI

Shelli has been in the nail industry since 1991. She has a great ability to listen to her clients and to make them feel good about themselves. Shelli does natural nail manicures, pedicures and shellac.

STYLIST

SLOAN

Sloan has been doing hair since 2006. Sloan enjoys learning all the latest fashion and hair techniques to educate her clients with. Her specialty is hair coloring and highlighting.

DESIGNER

STACY

Stacy has been been doing hair since 2003. She loves meeting different people and making them feel good about themselves and the way they look. Stacy’s specialties are special styles, hair cuts and colors.

STYLIST

SYDNEY

MASSAGE THERAPIST

TAMARA

Tamara has been a licensed massage therapist since 2001. She also is a licensed physical therapist and uses her knowledge to help people to feel better and can teach many stretching techniques.

MASSAGE THERAPIST

TAMMY

Tammy has been a licensed massage therapist since 2001. She loves the ability to make people feel better. Tammy’s specialties are pressure point massage, reflexology and also has a degree in exercise science.

ESTHETICIAN

TANYA

Tanya has been in the skin industry since 2018. Tanya enjoys spending time with her family, watching a good movie, and practicing her skills with her favorite eye shadow palettes. Tanya loves how relaxed her clients look and sound after a facial with her. Tanya specializes in facials and brow tints.

DESIGNER

TARYN

Taryn joined the industry in 2009. She loves spending time with her family and playing with their dog. She loves being able to better someone’s day by giving them a great look which bolsters their confidence. Her specialty is highlights and cuts.

STYLIST

TAYLOR

NAIL TECHNICIANS

TESS

Tess has been in the nail industry since 1988. She enjoys making and meeting new friends and clients. Tess does natural hail manicures and pedicures, acrylic, glazing and gel nails.

STYLIST

TOMI

Tomi has been in the industry since 2011. She loves spending time with her son and visiting their lake house in the summer. She enjoys making people feel better about themselves. She specializes in blonde hair and cutting.

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WHITNEY

Whitney has been in the industry since 2014. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, tennis, running, and anything outdoors. She loves meeting new clients and specializes in haircuts and styling.