David Cockell
David CockellAdvanced Master Stylist - Owner
This September 22, 2015 will mark 40 years that David Cockell has devoted to his creative passion HAIR. Since 1974 David has been furthering his knowledge and understanding of hair through the Vidal Sassoon Academies around the world. He is still continuing his education to (over 40 visits to Vidal Sassoon Academies alone).

David has taken the time to share with others the knowledge he has learned about hair, face shape, growth patterns, bone structure and truly understanding and communicating with others. David has committed to serving each client with creativity, knowledge, service and an unforgettable experience.

Jennifer Wesenberg
Jennifer WesenbergAdvanced Master Stylist - Creative Dir.
Jennifer Wessenberg has been a hair stylist since 1985. She is the Creative Director here at David The Salon. She has had the good fortune of working side-by-side with David for over 20 of those years. Education is a key part in making her work current; it motivates and challenges her to be a better teacher in-house.

She has devoted a lot of time to training and sharing her knowledge with other hair stylists in Hair Cutting and Coloring Techniques. Her education background in hair cutting has been mainly with Vidal Sassoon in Santa Monica, Chicago, Toronto and Seattle. She has continued education in color with Schwartzkopf. She is inspired daily from nature, music and other forms of art. “I am very thankful to my clients, and grateful to be a part of a team I call my second family”.

cindy gardner
Cindy GardnerAdvanced Master Stylist
With over four decades in the hairdressing industry, Cindy strives for excellence in her field. Educated at the prestigious, Vidal Sassoon Academies in London, Chicago and San Francisco. She continues to keep current of fashion trends by regularly attending seminars and classes. Cindy’s experience as a former educator for several top hair color companies is an asset to our Salon. Proficient in color correction, she is also certified service provider of Great Lengths Hair Extensions.
liza hines
Liza HinesAdvanced Master Stylist
Liza started working at David the Salon as a high school student. While working here, she discovered her love for hair and was motivated to become a hair stylist. She was licensed two years later in 2002. Liza excitement for hair has brought her to not only continue her education but to train other hair stylists in the art of color. Liza has been trained for hair cutting through the Vidal Sassoon Academy and color through Schwarzkopf training. She loves being creative and sharing her knowledge with those around her.
tawnya martens
Tawnya MartensMaster Stylist
Tawnya is a Stylist here at David the Salon. She has been a hair stylist since 1992, and began working with David shortly after. She loves all aspects of hair and pushes herself to keep updated with new fashion trends through continued education. She has attended the Vidal Sassoon Academy in London and other locations. As well as many Schwarzkopf classes, that keep her current with color and highlights. “I am very blessed to work with a great team.”
carly oberdorf
Carly OberdorfStylist - Co-Coordinator
Carly has been a part of the team since 2011. She was trained under David Cockell, Master Cutter and Jennifer Wesenberg, Creative Director. Carly is proud to say that she has earned the privilege of Stylist, where she is working diligently to establish her clientele. She continues to take advanced training in cutting, color and product knowledge with plans to attend the Vidal Sassoon Academy in the near future.
“I’m excited to grow as a stylist and love making people feel pretty. I love being able to say, “I did that!””
Her most recent accomplishments are being promoted to Co-manager and also book keeper.
christa anderson
Christa AndersonStylist - Co-Coordinator
Christa has been a part of our team and licensed since 2009. She is a manager here at David the Salon. Understanding that service is an important part of this industry, Christa loves making clients feel uplifted and pampered. Working at David the Salon has taught her how important education is to her success and the building block to her creativity. She has been trained the Vidal Sassoon way of cutting hair through Master Stylist, David Cockell and Creative Director, Jennifer Wesenberg by in salon classes.

She loves coloring hair using her training by Schwarzkopf to excel. She has recently has received training in the art of fusion extensions and plans to attend Vidal Sassoon Academy in 2014. My most recent accomplishments are being promoted to Co-manager and also book keeper.

brett dowdican
Brett DowdicanMaster Stylist
Brett has been a licensed hair stylist since 1994. Brett’s love for hair came from years of watching his Mother’s creativity as a stylist, inspiring him in his own passion for the industry. Brett keeps current using modern techniques in cutting, coloring and styling by continuing his education. Using Kemon and Schwarzkopf color, Brett express creativity through new techniques such as hombre, balayage and highlighting. Brett has learned new cutting techniques through prestigious stylists like, John Sahag and Sean Donaldson. Brett’s passion for hair inspires everyone around him.
jen raymond
Jennifer RaymondStylist
Jen Raymond has been a licensed hair stylist since 2010. Her excitement for hair has brought her to Chicago to continue her education with cutting classes and color classes. Her passion for color is inspiring. She enjoys sharing new ideas and getting new ideas for color placement, formulations and techniques. She loves using color lines such as Schwarzkopf and Pravana. She regularly does in salon hair cutting classes with Creative Director, Jennifer Wesenberg and Master Stylist, David Cockell.
rae kaiser
Rae KaiserMaster Stylist
Rae began her apprenticeship to become a hair stylist with David in 1998. In 1999, she accomplished that goal and became a licensed Hair Stylist. Her passions for hair lead her internationally to continue her education with the Vidal Sassoon Academy and the Schwarzkopf ASK Academy. Rae uses her education to style each client using their own individualism with a modern twist. Rae inspires others with her vivacious personality that is contagious to everyone around her. Rae loves making each client feel as good on the inside as they look on the outside.
sylvia longoria
Sylvia Longoria Esthetician
I am, by profession, a licensed esthetician in the states of Michigan and Florida. I’ve practiced in Michigan, specifically, Grosse Pointe, for over a decade. I am passionate about what I do. I love being able to spend time with my clients. I specialize in facial massage as well as a variety of other services. Twice a year, I attend specialized training and trade shows around the United States. I have met some great people as a result.
Ruth FelicianoAssistant
Ruth has been on an assisting fast track. She graduated beauty school from Douglas J. Aveda. Ruth has been a huge asset to the salon since she started in August 2014.
Julie DimambroAssistant
Julie is a veteran hair stylist. She has been in the business for 30 years! Currently, Julie is assistant to stylist Cindy Gardner.