SalonTheory has a team of highly talented hair specialists to choose from.
They are here to assist you with looking and feeling your best.

Maria Walker
SalonTheory Owner / Master Stylist & Color Specialist

Maria graduated from Artistic Beauty College in 2002. Shortly after commencement, she pursued her career at Rita B. Salon and Venus Salon. Applying her passion and vision for hair and style, she joined the team at Flirt Salon in Denver. After flourishing there for 11 years, she decided to advance her career and become the owner of her own salon.  Maria's passion and love for the industry helps her transform tomorrow’s editorial hair into today’s functionality for her clients. Maria's dedication to staying current with master cutting and color techniques as well as expert product knowledge, ensures she provides the best service at all times. Clients walk away completely satisfied after receiving one on one attention, and with the reassurance of a look and style suited to their individual needs. One of Maria’s mantras is “Life is an endless struggle full of frustrations and challenges, but eventually you find a hairstylist you like” -Unknown

Cristy Tage Eddine
SalonTheory Owner / Master Stylist & Color Specialist

Cristy has more than 23 years of experience in the salon industry. She knew she wanted to be a hairstylist from the age of 10 and told her family she wanted to own a salon as soon as she could. She made the commitment and started her career at the age of 16 in Cleveland, Ohio. She immersed herself completely in industry education and took many advanced color classes with Wella, Goldwell and Redkin to name just a few. Having worked under the tutelage of top hairstylists throughout her career and gaining a lot of experience as a stylist, she then felt confident to take the chance in 2015 and make the dream of being a salon owner come true, and opened SalonTheory. To Cristy, the customer is everything and providing the best service at all times, is the key to her success. She always takes the time to get to know you and understand your wants and needs, so that you walk out the door completely satisfied. Cristy takes this passion seriously and has dedicated herself to be the best stylist and business owner she can be.

Anna Danilova
Esthetician / Nail Technician

Anna has been a Colorado licensed esthetician and nail technician for over 17 years. She has an extensive background in skin care, waxing and nail services. Specializing in peels and deep pore facials with great care taken during extractions, her goal is for clients to leave happy and well taken care of. Beyond the service, Anna provides a great understanding of their individual skin care requirements supported by a solid home care regimen.


Chandra Moseley
Color Specialist

Chandra has been a hair color specialist since 2002. She realized early on in cosmetology school that hair color would be her true passion in the hair industry. She believes a women’s most important accessory is her hair. We all know when a woman is not happy with their hair, nothing else works. Chandra works by finding the right lines of the face in order to show off your features. She applies the first step of the process by introducing color, and then loves to coordinate with SalonTheory’s stylists to complete the vision and entire look.

Emily Rishavy
Master Color Specialist

As a 15-year Master Color Specialist, Emily knows that a great client experience requires more than just leading edge color theory and mastery of the latest trends. She knows that great service also originates from a deep trust and understanding between stylists and their clients. That’s what it takes to produce a client’s desired blend of modern trends and classic style.  Having worked both on staff and as a business owner with globally respected brands including Aveda, Kerastase, Shu Uemura and now Davines; Emily has the depth of knowledge to bring your personal vision to reality.

Gillian Williams
Cut, Color & Styling Specialist

Gillian brings with her years of extensive experience, as well as knowledge of the Salon and Hair industry. Thirty years of dedicated immersion in the field, and having owned a highly successful hair salon for 10 of these, she excels at listening to what you want, offering suggestions, and always providing results that will keep you coming back. Gillian sold her salon because she wanted to dedicate her attention and time exclusively to her clients. A natural talent with the ability to look at your hair in a glance and make suggestions to improve its shape and enhance its health, has lead Gillian to have a full dance card of clients.

Gina Abbott

It was late summer 1988 when one of Gina's earliest memories developed—having her perm rods rinsed out in the kitchen sink while trying to watch Sesame Street upside down. It's true, even at the tender age of 4, Gina has had a passion for trendsetting hairstyles. As a second generation hairstylist, the beauty industry has always been a part of her life. After practicing on a number of friends in high school and college with only one major mishap(sorry Casey), Gina officially began her career in the salon industry in 2005 as a receptionist at an Aveda salon in Denver. She was enrolled in a two day product education class that unexpectedly re-ignited a passion for hairstyling. Beauty school followed by a year and a half advanced training program provided the educational foundation to fuel her passion. She has spent hours behind the chair collaborating with her clients creating new fashion forward looks that are realistic for every day wear as well perfecting classic styles that are essentially timeless. In February 2016, Gina began a new chapter in her career and joined the team at SalonTheory. "Finally I feel I have found my home; my clients love the energy at SalonTheory and I absolutely love coming to work everyday!"

Katie McDonald

Katie has been cutting and styling hair since 1999. She received her education at Aveda Institute and went on to extensive training after school. She has been part of hair shows in New York and throughout Denver. She enjoys meeting new people and getting to know what look will be best for them not just in the salon but in everyday life. She believes in educating her clients in styling and home care. She loves all hair types and all people. 

Kendra Harman
Nail Technician

Kendra is a Colorado native who has been practicing healthy nail care for over 23 years. She is dedicated to protecting the integrity of her craft and the overall health of her clients. Working in salons since she was 16, Kendra knows customer service. Her knowledge and experience in the salon and beauty industry helped her earn the title of "Top of the Rockies Manicurist". Come visit Kendra for an expert, tranquil experience.

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Megan Montoya
Styling Specialist

A Colorado native, Megan began her career in Denver in 2005 when she graduated cosmetology school and began to serve as a fellow and cut/style specialist at the Montana Salon and Day Spa - though her passion for hair is truly lifelong! It was here that she fell in love with specializing in one sector of the hair world, becoming a master in her craft of cut and style for both men and women. The impetus for helping people look and feel their best is her main goal and drives Megan to be committed to constantly improving her craft both through staying apprised of the latest trends and innovations and attending hair shows around the country. In addition to a deep commitment to providing the best possible experience to every single client, she is also dedicated to developing relationships with everyone who comes to her booth, evidenced by her many decade-long clients. She takes her craft seriously but believes your hair experience should also be both relaxing and fun, and looks forward to helping you feel your best with an amazing cut! Megan is Aveda and Intercoiffure trained during her formative years. Among many others is most recently trained by world renowned leading companies such as Davines, Moroccan Oil, and is Brazillian Blowout certified. She looks forward to meeting you and sharing the amazing and happy community that is SalonTheory! Checks and cash only.

Rochelle Johnsen
Master Color Specialist

Rochelle has been a color specialist for over 15 years. She began her career with one of the top colorists/stylists in the industry, Horst Rechelbacher, founder of the well-known Aveda product line. She was very fortunate to do her advanced color training at Horst Salons(now Juut SalonSpa) taking her skills to the next level. During this time, she was immersed in a solid education rooted in the philosophy of Aveda’s responsible, eco-friendly product line. Having the opportunity to work with Horst provided Rochelle with an incredible launching pad for her career. Throughout the past 12 years, she has engaged in advanced skill classes, innovative color training, styling for runway shows and adopted fashion-forward philosophies. Each of these experiences has kept her on the cutting edge within the realm of color. She is always excited to be presented with new challenges that allow for constant growth and change in this fast paced industry. She has an unwavering passion for color and takes immense pride and pleasure in her work.

Roxy Blu
Master Stylist

Roxy is not currently accepting new clientele. If interested, please call the salon to be added to a waiting list.

Roxy Blu specializes in creating on-trend custom tailored hairstyles. Cutting a chic effortless design that provides a low maintenance everyday wear. Educating every client on quick and easy styling techniques specific for their hair type and texture. Her approach is extremely unique starting the haircut dry to ensure perfection. Fine hair, short styles and curly cuts are a few of her talents. Roxy has served the industry since 1999 and had the pleasure of training with several celebrity stylists. Educated in San Francisco, LA, New York, Seattle, Europe, and Denver.  When she is not styling hair you can find her designing and renovating Denver homes and traveling the world.

Sara Bicknell
Cut, Color & Styling Specialist

Sara has been perfecting her craft and client’s experience in the chair for over eight years. After apprenticing under top stylists for four years and furthering her education at The Academy of Cosmetology Arts, Sara’s passion for the industry grows stronger every day. She offers consistently excellent results and continuously updates her skills so that she can offer the best to her clients. Sara strongly believes that “Having fun and being able to improve someone’s day is the greatest gift.”

Shandra Jennings
Master Stylist

Known for fresh, edgy cuts and surreal updos, Shandra has been styling hair for nearly a decade. Her attention to detail and perfection have made her a master of intricate, formal hairstyles and updated classic cuts. She loves the feeling of accomplishment when she can give a style that makes a client say "I have GOT to go out tonight!". When she's not behind the chair, Shandra enjoys spending time with her daughters, shopping and relaxing.