MEET OUR STYLISTS

Our experienced Stylists provide excellence in service - everytime!


Over the last 15 years, Fusion Salon has assembled a talented team of stylists, colorists, and industry professionals to provide the best service to our clients. Many of our stylists have been in the industry for decades, and bring a level of experience that can’t be beat. We are also thrilled to have the opportunity to train and introduce new stylists to this industry, working closely to make sure they are skilled at providing the excellent level of service that Fusion prides itself on giving to our clients every day. Our education is on-going, allowing us to keep up with the latest trends and best products on the market today.
  • New Talent Stylists are the most recently graduated into this industry. They are under a continuing education course at Fusion. Experience the enthusiasm of a new stylist.
  • Associate Stylist has 2 or more years as a stylist, are self-guided as stylist.
  • Lead Stylists have at least 5 years of experience.
  • Master Stylists have 10 years or more experience.
  • Artistic Stylists have 10 years or more experience and are leaders within our Fusion Staff either ownership or team leaders.
Lori Czarnota
Lori Zaiss
Owner | Artistic Stylist
About Lori
Lori is the owner and a stylist here at Fusion Salon. She bought the salon back in 2000. Lori came with the love for all facets of the beauty industry, noting that there is always a way to be creatively challenged. “This is an interactive art… your huge smile and spring in your step are pinnacle.” Lori is a master colorist and enjoys creating the perfect color to make your haircut go from great to amazing. When Lori is not at the salon, she loves camping, exercising, creating hair jewelry, drawing and sculpting.
Joan Becker
Joan Becker
Master Stylist
About Joan
Before being behind the chair, Joan worked in corporate America with computers and trained thoroughbred race horses, all the while doing people’s hair for special occasion, cuts for men, etc. She finally decided to follow her dreams of becoming a stylist as a career at the age of 38. Joan now loves seeing the change a beautiful cut and color can bring to one of her clients. She also loves making someone look radiant for their special occasion with a unique updo. After a long day at the salon, Joan enjoys spending quality time with her daughter, family and friends. Being involved with the community and doing something new activities brings extra joy to her.
Stacey Brandt
Stacey Brandt
Master Stylist
About Stacey
Stacey’s inspiration for her career was her uncle. He was a very talented hairdresser that she worked for in highschool. The way he made his clients beautiful and left them feeling good about themselves inspired her to see the industry as more than just a job. One of Stacey’s strengths is foils. Whether it is low lights, high lights or special placement. Outside of work, Stacey enjoys going to the beach, watching the Eagles, and cooking with family and friends.
Lindsay Cogan
Lindsay Cogan-Seagraves
Master Stylist | Bridal Coordinator
About Lindsay
Lindsay is the head of our bridal team here at Fusion. She found her passion for designing hair at the age of 5 years old. Between dancing and doing plays as a young girl, she couldn’t keep her hands away from everyone’s hair, including her own. From updos for special occasions to creating a color that makes you look radiant, Lindsay perfects it all. In color, she specializes in blondes and fantasy colors. Outside of work, Lindsay enjoys her Chihuahua Roxy, traveling, seeing live music and is an avid Philly sports fan, especially the MLS team Philadelphia Union.
Kristen Farraday
Kristin Farraday
Salon Manager
About Kristin
Kristin has been part of the Fusion family for over 20 years! She originally started as the front desk receptionist and is now the salon manager. Kristin has become the backbone of Fusion Salon, ensuring that everything runs smoothly so that our clients and stylists have the best experience possible while inside the salon. Kristin is an avid Eagles fan and often attends their games, even traveling the country to see them at away games. She also loves spending time at the beach, as well as spending an evening at home watching her favorite shows.
Maureen Frankel
Maureen Frankel
Lead Stylist
About Maureen
Maureen started in this industry for the creativity and the gratification of bringing joy to others. Maureen is skilled at adding special touches such as a vibrant new color and a refreshing cut or style to make an event or experience memorable. Outside of work, Maureen loves seeing things grow, such as her garden or herself.
Stephanie Cioffre
Stephanie Gioffre
Lead Stylist
About Stephanie
Stephanie believes doing someone’s hair is a “personal journey;” everyone is so individual. Stephanie enjoys learning new techniques is this ever-changing industry and executing them behind the chair. She can take that frustrated feeling away with her beautiful coloring or highlighting techniques. Stephanie also enjoys formal looks as a fun way to show the clients personal style. Educating her clients on how to replicate the style that she created with certain products lets the client know how important different products work. In Stephanie’s spare time, she enjoys helping a good cause, meeting new people, and most importantly – enjoying life.
Dawne Highberger
Dawne Highberger
Associate Stylist
About Dawne
Dawn says her love for doing hair came naturally at a young age, from cutting her brother's hair in elementary school to creating braids and updos on her friends and herself in high school. What really made Dawne fall in love with the industry was learning that she could build a care art of hair. Dawne loves working with color, highlighting, Balayage, and updos. It is important to her to keep up with the constantly evolving trends and styles through educational classes. She is certified in Devacurl cutting. As a curly-haired girl herself, Dawne enjoys helping people embrace and feel confident in their natural curl. When Dawne isn’t at the salon or taking another educational class, she loves spending time with her family and four kids.
Kayla Giles
Kayla Giles
New Talent | Aesthetician | Makeup Artist
About Kayla
Kayla is an aesthetician and makeup artist. Her love of makeup started in high school as YouTube and Beauty Guru’s grew in popularity. Though she wanted to pursue a career in the beauty industry, she took on a degree in Business, Marketing and Management. Her love for makeup still growing, she started her freelance business, allowing her to pursue her passion while still in college. She then decided to take her passion a step further and become an esthetician. She is a firm believer that exceptional skincare is the key to flawless makeup! Outside of work she enjoys traveling, watching horror movies, going to concerts and drinking champagne.
Lori Rideout
Lori Rideout
Lead Stylist
About Lori
As a child, Lori would accompany her mother to the salon for her weekly appointment. Being surrounded by all the glamorous women getting their beauty treatments done sparked an interest in the lifestyle. Lori is known for her highlighting, color corrections, and wedding hair and makeup. She also specializes in Keratin smoothing treatments, permanent hair straightening, and red heads! In addition to being a stellar stylist, Lori is also Fusion's permanent makeup artist and also is our microblading expert. She will make you look and feel stunning inside and out!
Jennifer-Mangesian
Jennifer Mangesian
Lead Stylist
About Jennifer
Jen has been in the industry for over 12 years. She is talented in many services such as color, haircuts for men, women, and children, makeup and waxing. She learned how to barber when she lived by Camp Lejeune. That being said, she is always honored to cut any service member! BONUS: Some of her work has been published in Hair N Motion by Dominique Magazine. On Jen’s personal time she enjoys traveling places such as the beach and appreciating the little things.
Sue Shockley
Sue Shockley
Lead Stylist
Sue came into the beauty industry because learning and trying new things are core values that she implements in her life constantly. Sue is one of our experts at perms. She also enjoys coloring and cutting a beautiful new look. She is also our facial and waxing guru. Outside of work, Sue enjoys taking care of herself and family through diet and exercise. She also loves those getaways to the beach, mountains, or even cruises.
Ashly Skibicki
Ashly Skibicki
Master Stylist
About Ashly
Ashly has a passion for people and making them happy. She always looks forward to learning about their lives and making them feel good about themselves. As a child, she couldn’t keep her hands out of her own hair – as well as others. She says “It’s always been fun, yet relaxing.” Ashly is amazing at transformation, whether it be a new cut and style or a fun color change. She is known for excelling at styling and men’s cutting too. In Ashly’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her daughter, London, and her family. She also finds herself doing more hair for shows and fun events.
Amy Thomas
Amy Thomas
Lead Stylist
Growing up in the 1980’s, Amy’s biggest influence into the beauty industry was television. After MTV debuted, her fascination with hair color and style grew, as she was inspired by the diversity of musical styles. Now, Amy’s technique at natural looking color to enhance someone’s look is what brings her great pleasure. She is also Devacurl certified, helping curly haired women like herself be able to embrace their natural look with confidence. Amy’s passions outside of work include being outdoors in nature, whether it be in the woods or at the beach. She also has a creative green thumb for her gardens at home.
Alyson Valenti
Alyson Valenti
Lead Stylist
About Alyson
At the age of 13, Alyson found her passion for the industry when coloring both her own and her friends’ hair. She has an eye for many styles, such as dramatic, Hollywood glam, sci-fi, and natural looks. She also enjoys coloring hair, giving a unique cut, and experimenting with new techniques. Alyson loves to learn new styles and ideas. She is Devacurl certified. During Alyson’s free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and her beloved Pitbull, Stella. You can always find her researching new and innovative techniques that she can’t wait to try out.
Bryanna Schiavicco
Bryanna Sciavicco
New Talent | Esthetician & Makeup Artist
About Bryanna
Bryanna chose a career in esthetics because she is passionate about helping people feel good about themselves. As one of Fusion Salon's makeup artists, Bryanna is a master at all things makeup. From soft bridal looks to full-on glam, her cosmetic artistry always leaves clients looking and feeling their best. In addition, Bryanna offers skincare services as one of Fusion's estheticians. When Bryanna isn't in the salon, you'll find her testing out the newest makeup and skincare trends.
David Wood
David Wood
Associate Stylist
About David
David has been cutting hair locally for over 40 years! David is thrilled to be a part of the staff and is happy to bring many of his longtime time clients into Fusion Salon. In his spare time, David loves to challenge himself with Sudoku and crossword puzzles and keeps active by doing home improvements and trying to keep up with his 5 grandchildren.
Marisa Gonnelli
Marisa Gonnelli
Receptionist
About Marisa
Marisa has been a staple at Fusion’s receptionist desk for almost 2 years, where she is always happy to help you with any of your scheduling needs or questions. Marisa also uses her creative talent at Fusion, decorating for salon promotions and posting Fusion’s amazing before and after pictures on social media. Much of her free time is spent outdoors, where she enjoys going to the beach, camping, and boating.
Jackie Conway
Jacqueline Conway
Lead Stylist
About Jacqueline
Jackie has been in the beauty industry since 2007, and believes that no matter how much experience you have, there is always more to learn. She enjoys getting continuous education on new techniques and trends, and putting these skills to use. She likes helping people feel good about their appearance and teaching them how to maintain their hair at home. She also enjoys bridal and special occasion styling and has styled many friends, family, and clients on their big day. Outside of the salon, Jackie and her husband volunteer their time teaching people about the Bible. She also enjoys hiking and camping, knitting, running, and pilates.
Medeira Becker
Medeira Becker
Makeup Artist & New Talent Stylist
About Medeira
Medeira is one of Fusion Salon's talented makeup artists. From elegant bridal makeup to special effects, Medeira has a passion for it all! She utilizes the latest trends and techniques to enhance her client's natural beauty and loves seeing them glow afterwards. One of Medeira's favorite things about working at Fusion Salon is the positive environment and creative energy. When Medeira isn't busy practicing the latest makeup trends, she's hiking with her dog Azula.
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Ali Holsinger
Marketing Coordinator
Ali joined the staff at Fusion Salon as their Marketing Coordinator in March 2022. Ali has worked in the marketing, communications, and graphic design industry for over 20 years. As a longtime client of Fusion, Ali is excited to join the Fusion family and will focus her talents to help grow the salon, create promotions, and plan salon events. In her spare time, Ali enjoys traveling, reading, watching movies, and spending time with her husband, 2 children, and her dog, Simon.
Madison Majewski
Madison Majewski
New Talent Stylist
About Madison
Madison is an up-and-coming stylist at Fusion Salon. She was drawn to the beauty industry because she loves taking people’s ideas and bringing them to life with her creativity. Madison especially loves working with fashion colors and doing highlights. In her free time, Madison enjoys painting, listening to music, shopping, and going on walks.
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