Northcross team




Master Mentor Artist

Rosalba Rodriguez is a hair stylist at Garbo Salon who exemplifies exceptional professionalism and talent. Her deep rooted faith, family, and professionalism is a responsibility of personal commitment. Rosalba has worked at Garbo A Salon in Austin, Texas for 15 years. Her daily… more


judy wellington

Master Mentor Artist

After graduating from the University of Texas at Arlington with a degree in psychology, Judy came back to Austin, Texas and enrolled at Mount Roann Beauty Academy. With over 20 years of cosmetology and managerial experience, she has landed a very fruitful career with… more



Master Mentor Artist

A 2012 Austin Aveda Institute graduate, Ashley loves everything Aveda encompasses. Her industry passions include a wide range of hair techniques, specializing in creating custom color looks. She is always furthering her education to assist you in achieving the hair you desire and maintain its health naturally. … more


jay aguero

Master Mentor Artist

Jay graduated from Nuvani Institute in early 2010 before making his way to Garbo A Salon & Spa. Short pixies, bobs, and men's cuts as well as big bouncy blowouts are among his favorite services to perform. They require precision and attention to detail - an area Jay has great strength. His… more


brianna james

Master Artist

Brianna has lived in Austin for 16 years and is a native Texan. With her vintage flair and passion for classic glamour, Brianna is our modern "Blast from the past"! Brianna started her cosmetology career at The Avenue Five Institute, a Vidal Sassoon connection school, and has been licensed… more


Jennifer Ostreich

Master Artist

An Austin native, Jennifer has a passion for expressing art through hair design. After working as a model in Milan and Barcelona, she wanted to try the other side. Doing the hair instead of getting her hair done. Jennifer started working right out of beauty school and continues her education… more


Anne Keller

Master Artist

I discovered my passion for doing hair at 13 years old when I was invited to sit in on weekly classes at a local Aveda salon in Houston. At 15 years old I enrolled in cosmetology school and became a licensed cosmetologist before I graduated high school.… more


Eli Bahsous

Master Artist

Eli is one of our great stylists here at Garbo A Salon. Graduating from the Aveda institute in Austin, Texas. He has a strong eye for what looks and feels good for each individual and knows very well how to provide a customized service for each guest respectively. … more


Irene Valdez

Senior Artist

Growing up on a fruit orchard in Northern NM, helped Irene develop her love of nature and products derived from natural ingredients. If you ask her about her 41 years in the industry she will tell you that the key to her success has been to listen intently to her clients … more


roo hampton

Senior Artist

Roo was born and raised in Prescott, Arizona. She moved to Austin to attend the Aveda institute in August of 2013 and graduated valedictorian in October 2014. She loves work with textured hair, colored hair, and loves to create beautiful highlights in all shades and tones. … more


Jenelle juliano

Senior Artist

Jenelle was born in California raised in Dallas and moved to Austin in November. She enjoys anything outdoors, loves her cat (Noel, who's 18) and spending time with her husband and family. Jenelle discovered she had a passion for… more


Kayla Harrison

Senior Artist

I graduated from AVEDA Institute here in Austin in 2016. I love doing men's cuts and Reds, pixie razor cuts and perms, but mostly I just enjoy educating my clients on how to take care of their hair at home. I am all about wearability, I want my people to look and feel good no mater how much or how… more


Ava Tafolla

Junior Artist

Ava graduated from the Aveda Institute of San Antonio in 2017 and made her way too Austin to join Garbo soon after. She has a passion for styles that fit outside of the box and loves creating unique and personally customized looks for her guests ...more


michelle jameson

Studio Artist

Michelle was born and raised in the Dallas area. After graduating with a degree in International Studies from Texas State University in San Marcos, Michelle moved to her dream city, Austin. When not working, Michelle loves to sing and play as many musical instruments as possible… more


katrina lemoins

Associate Stylist

Katrina Lemoins wants to live in a world where people take care of and learn from each other. She comes from a corporate event planning background and wants to serve the public in a different realm...more


Cheyenne Rutland

Associate Stylist

Joining our Tribe after graduating from the Aveda Institute Austin, this local native and joyful soul brings the passion and drive ...more


Mariana Zaragoza

Associate Stylist

Mariana is from San Diego, California. She began her education at Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City for Fashion Design. She eventually was lead to attend the Aveda Institue in Austin, TX where she found her calling for Cosmetology… more


Tristan Perry

Associate Stylist

Texas Native, new Austonite. I got my footing into the beauty industry in 2015 when i began working for Mac Cosmetics, and my love for the creativity and beauty in this industry has only skyrocketed since then... more

skin & nails


Ashley Moreno

Nail Technician

Ashley was brought up in Louisiana and Mississippi, and moved to Texas in 1996. She has two children that enjoys scouting, scientific exploration, and volunteering together. Ashley has provided services for safe place, specially for children Texas School for the Blind, Round Rock ISD "Sprinkle of Fairy… more


ede hamilton


Ede is a long time Austinite and has been a practicing esthetician since 1998. She believes the path to beautiful, healthy skin begins with a simple home-care regimen, regular professional treatments, and quality products. She found a home at Garbo and has been with the team… more


Diana Gelinas


Diana started her professional esthetics career after attending Avenue Five Institute in Austin, Texas in 2014. There she discovered her passion for facials, treatments, peels, and makeup application. She went on to graduate from the University of Texas at Austin for Psychology in 2018… more


Savannah Sonderman


I recently moved to the Austin area from Sarasota, Florida. I have traded in the small town living and am now spending my days exploring this intriguing city, making some great connections, and opening myself to all the amazing opportunities along the way… more

guest services & concierge


Jade Nichols

Guest Service Coordinator

My name’s Jade! I’m originally from Ohio, but have been living in Austin the past 4 years. I enjoy doing anything outdoors and love exploring all the food trucks and weirdness… more


brittany drake

Guest Service Coordinator

Brittany attended Tricoci University of Beauty Culture for Esthetics in Libertyville, IL. She moved to Austin, TX in 2011 where she began working as a special events makeup artist with the majority of her experience in bridal makeup. She has a passion for holistic beauty and enjoys working with… more


kate van der voort

Guest Service Coordinator

As a licensed massage therapist and an aspiring psychotherapist, Kate believes strongly in the practices of self-care and caring for others. She is excited to join the Garbo tribe where she can put these skills to good use. Kate is originally from Pittsburgh, PA but has lived in the Austin… more


Shay Poznich

Guest Service Coordinator

Shay is a former stylist at Garbo returning back after a 10 year break she took to raise her 2 sons, now that they are both in college. She has returned home as a member of our frontline and Garbo is so excited to have her back. In her free time Shay enjoys reading, spending time with her… more