aafusion Spa Salon

aafusion Spa Salon Staff

Ricardo Lugo

  • Hair Services

 Ricardo has been with aafusion since our doors opened in 2006. He is a master stylist with over 25 years experience. He loves to make his clients look naturally beautiful, his clients include men as well as women, teenagers also enjoy his “cool cuts”. Ricardo...

Jessica Swanberg

  • Hair Services

Jessica graduated from the Scot Lewis School of Cosmetology in 2007. She spent the first 6 years of her career at Regis Hair Salon in The Mall of America. She has advanced training in Matrix and Wella. Jessica specializes in a variety of different haircutting...

Janet Hoff

Janet joined aafusion in 2009, she has been in the beauty industry for 26 years. A 1984 graduate of The Aveda Institute (formerly known as Horst), Janet was on the MCA Board of Esthetics for 5 years with skin care and trend make-up. In the course of her career...

Heather Morrison

  • Hair Services

Heather has been with aafusion since we opened our doors in November of 2006. Prior to that she worked for Cole's Salon for 13 years. In addition to serving her clients, Heather has been involved in advanced training in both the giving and receiving end. For...

Dan Hanson

 Dan joined the aafusion team in 2012. Born and raised in Minnesota Dan loves everything this great state has to offer except snow. He is a 2011 graduate of the Aveda Institute as a Certified Massage Therapist. Dan has always had a passion for helping people...

Ming Chu

  • Hair Services

Ming, owner of aafusion, enjoys over 25 years of service within the beauty industry. An inspired stylist with a strong foundation in haircutting, he creates personalized cuts highlighting the unique shape and texture of each person's hair. As a master...

Kimberly Evridge

  • Hair Services

Kimberly joined aafusion in 2010, she has been in the hair industry for over 10 years, she is Pureology certified and has taken extensive coloring and cutting classes over the years. Kimberly feels fortunate to have chosen such a rewarding career. Her passion...

Nicci Emmick

  • Hair Services

Nicci has a passion for hair and fashion and has been actively pursuing that passion since 2003. She attended Scott Lewis Cosmetology School, and has been accommodating her clients since 2005. Nicci has taken advanced haircutting classes from Aveda's Jon...

Jamie Wiley

  • Hair Services

Jamie is a graduate of Minnesota State College Southeast Technical and holds an associate degree in the Science of Cosmetology. Jamie has been in the industry for five years and is an educator for Pureology, the luxury hair care line. She travels all over the...

Karen West

Karen joined aafusion in 2008, she is a graduate of The Aveda Institute in Massage Therapy. Karen has a wide range of experience including sports massage, deep tissue, therapeutic, hot stone, Swedish, mother to be, geriatric, and foot reflexology. Hot stones...

Derrick Haglund

Derrick graduated from Regency Beauty Institute in 2008. His passion for the beauty industry has led him to attend numerous advanced training classes and hair shows. His interest in celebrity hair trends and the latest fashion has kept him motivated...

Diane Korinek

My name is Diane! I received my Cosmetology training from Scot Lewis Beauty School. I started my career at Regis Salon where I have spent the last 15 years. During my time there I received many rewards for "Quality of Work", including 4 president's...

Annie Anderson

  • Hair Services

Annie has been captivating clients in the hair industry since 2000. Her skills include advanced training in razor cutting, coloring, highlighting, balayage, ombre, progressive cutting techniques, hair design, newest trends and facial shapes. Her training...

Traci Schwab

Traci comes to aafusion with 30+ years in the industry. As a designer she enjoys many aspects of the business specializing in men's hair cutting with a passion for clipper cuts.  Traci loves the challenge of formal and specialty updos and styles and...

Shawna Smith

 Shawna is a graduate of the Aveda Institute. She is very passionate about skincare and making your aafusion experience "One of a kind!" She loves to educate her guests so that they may achieve the optimal skincare results at home as well as at...

Erica Palmer

  • Hair Services

 Erica joined the aafusion team in 2011. She graduated from the Aveda institute in 2004. Erica spent the first 7 years of her career at an upscale salon where she received intense training in all aspects of the industry. She realized that this experience...

Jeanette Perez

Jeanette has been doing makeup for 4 years. In 2011 she received her makeup certification at Faces and More in Minneapolis.She has learned many important techniques in applying makeup and has a passion for making people feel incredible about their looks...

Katie Roy

  • Hair Services

Katie joined the aafusion team in 2010. A 2004 graduate of the Aveda Institute, she worked at the Sanctuary Salon and Spa for 5 yrs. Katie has done much advanced training in cutting and coloring through Aveda, and has also attended Master Jam and Chicago Hair...

Simone Boissiser

I was born in Trinidad and Tobago and moved to MN in 1997. After working in the corporate world I decided to follow one of my dreams to become a cosmetologist. In 2000 I graduated from the Scott Lewis School of Cosmetology in Bloomington, MN. Upon graduating I...

Lisa Endrizzi

  • Hair Services

Lisa joined aafusion in 2008, a graduate of Scott Lewis School of Cosmetology in 1993, She has been in the beauty industry for the past 16 years. She worked at Spectrums Salon Spa for 13 years and at Shear Madness for 2 years. She has attended advanced...

Alissa Kennedy

  • Hair Services

 My name is Alissa Kennedy. I began my career in the beauty industry in 2005. The first 6 years of my career were spent working at a corporate owned salon where I received more than 50 intensive hands on advanced classes with top of the line educators ranging...

Jill Loosbrock

My name is Jill and I'm a Certified Massage Therapist. I graduated from Sister Rosalind Gefre School of Massage in 2006.  I have worked as a massage therapist for over six years.  My experience includes having worked for a chiropractic clinic as well as a...

Chris Recchio

  • Hair Services

Chris's passion for the industry and for taking care of her clients has landed her at aafusion where she brings with her 14 years of experience. Chris has taken many advanced training classes and seminars, she has attended numerous trend cutting classes, has...

Christy Moryn

  • Hair Services

 Christy joined the aafusion team in 2013. She comes to us with 19 years of experience in the industry. Her number one focus is to her client, to listen and to understand their true needs whether it be cutting, coloring, texture services or formal finishing....

Lorna Braaten Hedges

  • Hair Services

 I come to aafusion with 25 years of experience in the industry. I studied Cosmetology at Fullerton College in California.  As a stylist I have worked in various states such as Maine, Mississippi and Minnesota during which time I was with the Regis...

Davyvann Chum

  • Hair Services

Davy joined aafusion in 2007. She is a 2003 graduate of The Aveda Institute. Davy received advanced training from Aveda in 2005 for coloring, and in 2006 for updo training. She was involved in many Aveda events including the Aveda congress show in 2002 doing...

Teressa Larson

From a perfectly natural look to astounding and dramatic, I specialize in producing exactly what one envisions. With over 10 years of experience as a makeup artist, I have the technical strength and unique vision to create a flawless finish. My career started...

Kinga Kingma

  • Hair Services

Kinga joined the aafusion team in 2011. She graduated from Minnesota School of Beauty. Her passion for hair and nails shines in the quality of her work. She has attended advanced Scruples and Wella color training and has assisted well known stylists in various...