Maggie grew up on Indianapolis’ Southside, and attended Ball State University. In 2011, she graduated and received her Bachelors Degree in Business Communication. Following her graduation, Maggie went on to attend the Aveda Fredric’s Institute of Indianapolis. It was here that she discovered how to connect her passion for customer service and the beauty industry.
Immediately following her graduation from AFI, Maggie began an intensive year long apprenticeship at a top salon in Carmel, IN. It was here that she focused on advancing her technical skills by attending weekly advanced education. After three years of mastering her craft, Maggie found herself ready to take the next step in her career. She attended a rigorous seminar to become a Certified Educator through Professional Salon Concepts representing Davines Haircare. Maggie strongly believes that we are never done learning, and feels that being an educator for this brand has made her a better leader and stylist.
Maggie is the salons Owner & Artistic Director. She maintains a full schedule behind the chair, but also leads the apprenticeship program. This intense program gives every new stylist the skills and confidence they need to ensure they are giving every guest that sits in their chair an exceptional and consistent [experience].
Joshua J Howard - Creative Director
Josh began his career in 2008 by training at Indianapolis based Aveda Fredric’s Institute. While there, his passion and dedication for spreading beauty and total wellness lead him to an early graduation with honors. Just three days after completing his training at AFI, Josh joined the team of a Salon Today Top 200 salon.
After three years of advanced training and honing his craft alongside leading industry professionals, Josh took the next step in his career. In 2011, he completed an intensive program to become a Certified National Educator through Professional Salon Concepts representing the Davines lifestyle brand. Recognizing a growing demand for a more balanced approach to health and well being, Josh worked with PSC leadership and fellow educators to develop a new class format. The class, entitled Holistic Care for Scalp and Hair, shows how our industry and this new found focus on total well being tie together. He believes strongly in the mantra ‘a student for life,’ and has attended advanced education with some of the Industry’s top talent.
As the salons Creative Director, Josh oversees the rigorous training program that he and owner Maggie Doyle designed at the salons inception. They both believe that this training program is the heart of what the salon stakes it’s reputation on, an amazing and consistent guest [experience].
Aleshia Higareda- Senior Stylist
Aleshia grew up on Indianapolis’ Southside and graduated from Perry Meridian in 2010. She began her career when she graduated from the Paul Mitchell School in 2011. Immediately following graduation, Aleshia completed a 12 month long apprenticeship at a salon in downtown Indianapolis.
With 7 years experience in the art of hair, she continues to learn and grow in this industry.
She continues to take many classes in cutting, coloring, and up styling which she particularly enjoys. Aleshia has a strong passion for wedding hair and makeup. She loves being able to help the bride and her bridesmaids capture a vision for the special day.
We are so excited to have her on our team!
Hannah Tompkins- Senior Stylist
Hannah grew up in Columbus Indiana, and graduated from Columbus East High School in 2007. After attending college, she began her career in the hair industry.
Hannah attended the Paul Mitchell School in Indianapolis, graduating in 2012. She then completed a rigorous apprenticeship program at an award winning salon in downtown Indianapolis. She adds her 5 years in the industry to the [Experience] team. She has also worked with the Davines Lifestyle brand for the same period of time.
Hannah's areas of expertise include Barbering, Formal Styling, and creating Dimensional Blondes. She truly believes that there is always an opportunity to master her craft and grow. Keeping with this thought, she attends a number of advanced educational classes annually.
Emily Cummins- Licensed Massage Therapist
Lauren Cunningham- Salon Coordinator
Lauren grew up in Greenwood, and graduated from Roncalli High School in 2014. She joined [Experience] in September of 2015, and has become an indispensable part of our team since then.
Her attention to small details and guest service ensure that the salon environment always runs smoothly. When you call in to schedule, or stop by to inquire about services, Lauren is ready to assist you with anything you need!