Julie is our newest addition to Wright Hair & Company! Welcome Julie as she starts off her career path as our apprentice. She found her inspiration to become a hairstylist through classes from her highschool, Montcalm Secondary School. In that time she learned basic skills that led her to decide to start her apprenticeship. She will be attending night school at Fanshawe College in Woodstock while apprenticing full-time. She is very excited to join the "Wright" team and expand her knowledge. Say hello to Julie the next time you're in!
After attending Fanshawe College in Woodstock, Ashley started working at Wright Hair & Co. since opening in October 2009 and is now manager here at Wright Hair & Co.
Ashley always was creative and knew that hairstyling was her passion and wanted to grow with it in the big city! She has entered into several competitions such as Skills Canada in 2011 and placed in second in Ontario. Ashley went on to place top 6 in the Toronto Hairapalooza in 2011. Ashley annually competes in the Toronto ABA competitions and attends hair seminars/shows to keep her updated and in with trends.
Ashley specializes in custom fusion/clip in extensions. Ashley has extensive training and specializes in blondes, curly hair, and foiling techniques. Outside of the salon, Ashley volunteers regularly in her community.She strongly believes in helping others whether it be in the salon or just in her cities street. Everyone's got a story to tell.
Dodie has been in the hair world for over 30 years, as well as the last 8 years she has been a Professor at Fanshawe College's hair styling program. Dodie takes inspiring young minds as a development for the hair styling industry very seriously. She encourages apprentices in her salon and has sponsored 4 in the last eight years. Dodie is a professional make-up artist, mastering her craft of bridal, photo shoots and everyday makeup.
Dodie grew up right down the street and currently lives in old south and raised all 3 of her children there, giving her strong ties to the community and being actively involved in it.
Dodie believes strongly in attending seminars and competitions that prompts her motto of " It shows you what you are capable of and expanding your knowledge is never a bad thing."
Dodie's fun, loving and professional personality will draw you to her chair.
Chris has teamed up with Wright Hair and Company in the spring of 2015. He has 19 years of experience to offer.
A graduate of Image Group Hairstyling Academy, he excelled into the hairstyling industry, training with top hairstylists in small salons and exclusive classes with the industries top educators.
Always eager to learn new styles and trends, Chris likes to get his hands into new work.
“It is essential to learn from co workers and to offer my knowledge so that the salon is a great experience and we work as a team.”
A pet lover, he has two Shih Tzu's and two cats referring to them as the “fur babies”, there isn't a dull moment at home.
“Coming into a new atmosphere and an exciting hair salon has re fueled my passion for hair. It's been five years on my own and I missed it.”
Chris looks forward to meeting new clients and new friends here.
Emilie has been a hairstylist for 30 years, graduating from the apprenticeship program at Fanshawe College in London in 1986. She is bilingual in English and Italian. Emilie ventured to Montreal for six years to expand her skills and creativity. Now back in London, her specialties in colour, avant-garde cutting techniques and men's cuts have flourished. She also attends cut and colour seminars regularly to keep her skills fresh and current. Emilie is confident and always pays great attention to detail. She loves her craft, and it shows in her work as well as in her lighthearted and caring personality.
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Spenser is our part -time receptionist who has a sparkling personality. She is also our makeup artist who specializes in wedding and prom/graduation makeup. While attending Fanshawe College full time during the school year-Spenser is living her "passion" creating the perfect look for our clients.