Josie graudated from Douglas J. AVEDA Institute in Ann Arbor in Spring of 2015, but has worked at Ashka since 2013. While working at the front desk, she aspired to build a career as a Stylist & Artist and has been moving forward since! Josie has an extremely positive attitude and wants the people around her to be happy. She is conscientious and a notable quote to her is, “As a stylist, I have a new boss every 30 minutes and that is who I am trying to please and my all is given to them” -Sherri Jessee
While in cosmetology school she participated in Beacon, a beauty competition, and earned an Honorable Mention. She then had the opportunity to attend PBA Beauty Week and NAHA (North American Hair Styling Awards) in Las Vegas. Josie is always working on her skills and believes her learning will never be done. She has attended AVEDA’s Advanced Hair Color Courses including Hair Color Magic and Beyond Balayage. She attended the Chicago Hair Show, graduated from Ashka’s New Talent Advanced Training Program and taken many barbering and styling classes. Her favorite service to offer is blonding of any kind, using many highlight techniques to give her guest exactly what they are looking for.
Josie is Ashka’s Social Media Director and manages many facets of Ashka’s public relations. When she isn’t at Ashka, she enjoys reading, baking, watching beauty tutorials and dreaming up the next thing to learn about!