Staff

Joanne (Jo or Jo Jo) – Partner/Senior Stylist:

Jo has over twenty years experience in the hair and beauty industry. Jo has continued to develop her raw talent from a little girl, which has laid the foundation for her passion for hair. Jo is a graduate of Capri Beauty School and received her degree in Business from Purdue University. Now that Jo is all grown up, she is perfecting her craft and thriving for excellence. As a premier salon, barber and spa partner and senior stylist she understands everyone’s individuality, at the same time she knows how important team work is. The unique approach she takes to business is greatly influenced by her hunger to learn. To further achieve her goals, Jo continually attends Business Management classes and receives advanced product knowledge and cutting classes from L’Oreal so that she is up to date with the latest trends and styles.

As a former owner/stylist of two successful high end salons in the Chicago Metropolitan area, Jo has developed yet another new salon concept, “Jo Chicago Salon, Barber & Spa,” where she specializes in men’s haircuts, and being herself a true people person and friend to all that crosses her path.

Courtney- Senior Stylist and Colorist

Courtney has over 11 years experience in the beauty industry.  She travels to hair shows and attends educational classes regularly to keep up with the latest trends.  Her experience with blondes and corrective color exceeds expectations while preserving the integrity of her client’s hair. She is always up for a challenge and believes that a thorough communication is an essential part of making your hair goals a reality.  Courtney’s passion and creativity shines in the beauty industry and shows through her positive attitude and welcoming smile.

Jill– Senior Stylist and Colorist

Jill can give you a style that will make ALL of your friends say, “You look Fabulous! She has over 18 years experience in the beauty industry. She is a graduate of Capri Beauty School in Oak Forest, Illinois.  While attending cosmetology, Jill won the Triple Crown award which were 3 competitions in which she placed first in 2 of them and second in the last.

Jill has always had a passion for the industry since she was a little girl.  Her grandmother recognized her raw talent and encouraged her to go to school.

Jill regularly attends training classes to keep up with the latest trends. She specializes in both men and women haircuts, colors and facials. She especially loves relaxing her clients with the Paul Mitchell Tea Tree experience.  Paul Mitchell is one line of products she enjoys using. Paul Mitchell came out with several experiences that will have you leaving the salon so relaxed while making all your stresses go down the drain.. literally!

Jill has a great down-to-earth personality and can relate well with all of her clients.  She listens to their needs to ensure them the final result is what is desired. Her mission is to bring out the inner beauty that she sees in everyone by enhancing their outer beauty. She develops a sense of self achievement when she is able to extract the happiness, laughter and beauty out of a client. She simply loves making people look and feel their best. She can assure you that when you are in her hands, you are in the hands of someone who genuinely cares about making the world beautiful.

Shaunna- Nail Care Specialist

Shaunna has over 7 years experience in the beauty industry.  She will win you over with her outgoing personality and wealth of knowledge.  Shaunna received her undergraduate degree in English from Eastern Illinois University and a certificate in Nail Technology from Mario Tricoci University.  As an IL state licensed nail technician, Shaunna has worked at Mario Tricoci and Waldorf Astoria Spa.

Shaunna’s intuition and professionalism makes her our #1 Nail Care Specialist!  Shaunna also runs the social media for Jo Chicago Salon and Spa.  Check out her daily posts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @jochicagosalon.

Keairra – Esthetician, Nail Specialist and  Stylist

Keairra graduated from one of the top 5 schools in Chicago- Mario Tricocci University of Beauty in 2010 and the Esthetic program of Mario Tricocci in 2011. When asked what Keairra’s favorite program is between the two, she loves both programs equally- both are enjoyable and fulfilling.

As a stylist, Keairra specializes in color applications, twist/loc protective styles such as dreadlocks for hair of all and different textures.  Keairra also specializes in different types of hair extentions and natural nail care including no chip.

As an esthetician, Keairra specializes in full body “speed” waxing techniques, customized facials for the specific needs of the client, eyelash and eyebrow tinting and perming and individual lashes (not to be confused with eyelash extensions).