Our Staff & Team Members
Lindsey Bersano & Melanie McDaniels
Lindsey and Melanie are business partners, sisters, and best friends. They grew up in Albuquerque, NM, went to college at University of Kansas and now call Arizona home. They both worked in the industry prior to opening Hydrate Salon and Day Spa. They both currently work behind the chair, doing what they love. The girls grew up around a family owned and operated business. They had the drive to become successful business women at a young age. They feel very fortunate to have Hydrate Salon and Day Spa and be a part of the beauty industry.
Elizabeth (Gusty) Kelven – Stylist
Elizabeth (Gusty) Kleven has been a top-ranked master stylist in her native city of Scottsdale, Arizona since 2000. She is certified in Redken Color, Global Keratin, and both Easihair Pro and Great Lengths extensions. Gusty prides herself on taking the time to deliver the focus, attention and the most innovative and advanced care her clients deserve.
Hugh Quach – Stylist
Hugh has been in the hair industry since 2000. Hugh first began his career with Toni & Guy Hairdressing. Wanting to further his education and experience, he began taking classes at the Vidal Sassoon Academy in Santa Monica, CA. Hugh also attended Bumble & Bumble University in New York. Hugh specializes in precision and dry hair cutting.
Kelli Tracy – Color Specialist
Kelli has been in the industry since 2002 with expanded training from Chicago specializing in color and color corrections. She prides herself on keeping your hair healthy as paying close attention to detail. Kelli is trained in Easihair Pro Extensions and Keratin Smoothing Treatments. She focuses on providing each and every customer with exceptional service based on their individual needs.
Kimberly Davies – Stylist
Kimberly is a driven, creative stylist with over 10 years of salon experience, who prides herself on strong client communication. An Arizona native who is extremely passionate about hair, Kimberly is constantly pushing herself as an artist through ongoing education of theory, trends and styles. A master stylist of color corrections, blowouts and everything in between, she strives on making clients look and feel beautiful. Her personal signature is transforming color into new personal looks.
Marina Rice – Stylist
Marina is a passionate stylist from Russia. She loves to be creative and try new things. She has trained under top stylists with education being a top priority. Her goal is to provide fashion forward looks while still being suitable for a daily basis. Marnia feels detailed consultations and communication is key when working with and pleasing her clients..
Natalie Stabb – Esthetician
Natalie is originally from the Chicago area and has been in the valley since 2000. She is a graduate of Regis University, and has been in the aesthetic industry since 2007. She specializes in custom facials and chemical peels. She also assists in training for Eminence Organic Skin Care.
Lanora Landers – Nail Technician
Lanora has been in the salon and nail care business since 1998. While raising a family in New Mexico, Lanora started, owned and operated her full service salon while building a very loyal clientele. Lanora’s business flourished as a high-end, full service salon which was sold in order to relocate her family to the Phoenix area.
Lyric Thomas – Receptionist
Lyric has been in the salon industry since 2017 and joined the Hydrate team in the summer of 2019. Along with working at Hydrate, Lyric also goes to school for teaching. Lyric has a passion to build a great rapport with all clients and strives to provide excellent customer service to each and every person that visits Hydrate Salon and Day Spa.
Megan Santistevan – Receptionist
Megan Santistevan first got a taste of the salon industry in 2016 and has loved every bit of it! She loves to build meaningful relationships with every client, and go the extra mile to accommodate them in any way. Megan is currently attending Paradise Valley Community College and plans on using her nurturing personality to pursue a Bachelors of Science in Nursing at The University of Arizona in the future.