At The STUDIO, we pride ourselves on our creativity, skill, and expertise. Each of our new talents have been personally trained and mentored by a Master Designer and have completed numerous specialized education courses in areas such as: color formulation, cutting techniques, and product knowledge. And since trends in the fashion and beauty industry are ever-evolving, we keep our skills current by attending hairshows, educational seminars, hands-on workshops, and in-salon classes presented by industry experts.
The atmosphere of The STUDIO creates a unique opportunity for our designers to work as a cohesive, dynamic team. We are confident in each designer's unique expertise, and you can feel confident that you will receive all the benefits of the collective expertise of our entire team.
Chris Pentecost Owner & Director Master Stylist & Colorist
Chris is our fearless leader and owner here at The Studio. As one of the visionaries of The Studio, our salon is not only special to Chris, it's her second home. In fact, you will most likely experience her warm welcome when you visit!
She has a deep passion for making each client feel confident and fabulous and, with over 20 years experience, she has the skills to make it happen! As a master stylist, she is ready to help you achieve your hair goals, from a sassy pixie cut to a flawless ombre.
When she's not working her magic in the salon, she is out exploring another corner of the world or a hidden treasure of the UP! In fact, when you come for a visit, enjoy a cup of coffee in one of our MANY mugs that she and other guests have collected in their travels!
Mary Master Stylist & Colorist
Mary is a friendly fixture to our team! After running her own salon out West, the UP called! As a Marquette native, she has enjoyed continuing her passion and lifelong profession as a hair designer here at The STUDIO.
With over 30 years experience, she delights in giving each client the individualized attention they deserve, from your initial consult to your finished style. With curly locks herself, she is a wealth of knowledge for a variety of hair textures. Mary also offers skin care services and eyelash extensions in our Spa Room.
When she's not getting creative in the salon, you will find her designing one of a kind pieces of jewelry or experimenting in the kitchen!
Monica Anderson Owner & Artistic Director Master Stylist & Colorist
Monica has a spirited, vibrant character and is always full of energy. There is no doubt that she can brighten anyone's day with her smile and contagious laughter. Monica is an expert colorist and never does the same haircut twice. She customizes each person's hair design dependent on their mood, lifestyle and hairtype. As a Master Designer, she also personally trains new talents in all areas of hair design including: coloring techniques, innovative cutting styles, and advanced styling skills.
Stylist & Colorist
Alyssa is a new member of our Studio family, but certainly not new to the hair industry! As a Marquette native and NMU alumni, she loves her community. For almost a decade, she has enjoyed making each client feel their best! In addition to helping guests to maintain their manes, Alyssa also has a deep passion for pampering your hands and feet, even enhancing any nail treatment with customized nail art!
When she is not in the salon, she enjoying every minute with her family or getting creative with canvas painting.
Alyssa is currently building her clientele, call and make an appointment today!
Becky is an invaluable member of our team. A UP native, she truly loves the outdoors and also it's people! As Chris' right hand, you will normally see her assisting in making you feel your best when you leave our door!