Our Team

We’ve created a guest-centric culture.

Building a team of people who will sincerely welcome and respect our clients is our highest priority.

If you’re a friendly, relationship-oriented, welcoming individual, we want to talk to you. Call Owner Casi Nelson at 316.634.1005 to talk about joining our team of positive and inspiring individuals

Casi Nelson

Owner

Owner of Salon Aspire and a stylist for more than a decade, Casi Nelson has been a certified color educator since 2009. She became an Aveda global hair color purefessional in 2012. She travels around the state to train Aveda colorists and for ongoing personal training on the latest trends and techniques.

“It’s important to me that Salon Aspire be recognized as an authority on color technique and product. We want our clients to feel like they’re in expert hands.”

Jessica Moore

Stylist

Jessica hasn't stopped learning or advancing her technical skills since she entered the beauty industry in 2008. She regularly attends advanced Aveda classes and finds inspiration through education. Jessica works hard to give clients a style they love and spends extra time with them to make sure they can replicate their look at home. She loves all aspects of her career, but especially enjoys women's haircutting, Balayage color, dimensional hair color and makeup. “I love building relationships with my guests and enjoy being able to help them look and feel beautiful.”

Jenifer Hiebert

Jenifer Hiebert

Stylist

Jenifer has been a stylist since 2010. “I love Aveda continuing education. I like to do my best to stay up on current trends and find ways to implement them into my clients’ lifestyles. I think it's important to learn something new everyday.” 

Jenifer’s specialties are Balayage color, body sugaring, brow waxing and men's cuts. She is an Alexandria-certified body sugaring practitioner. 

Jenifer says she appreciates Aveda’s natural beauty line with completely customizable color. Her goal for every client is healthy, beautiful hair. She loves doing all hair color but especially appreciates the freedom of Balayage and the many different looks you can achieve with the Balayage technique.

Tatum Burton

Tatum Burton

Stylist

Tatum’s love of beauty surfaced in her early teens when she began taking art classes in school. She knew whatever career she chose had to be creative and fulfilling. Tatum has more than seven years’ experience. A specialist in creating a cut and color that looks great and compliments face shape and skin tone, she thrives on helping clients look and feel their best.

Savannah Crouse

Stylist

Savannah joined the Salon Aspire team while attending Paul Mitchell the School. She brings a fresh, new perspective to our clients. Savannah excels in balayage, special-occasion styles and brow waxing. She enjoys going above and beyond her clients’ expectations to give them the look they desire. She’s excited to master her craft through continuing education.

Leighann Afaisen

Stylist

Leighann has been a stylist for nearly a decade. A graduate of Xenon International Academy in Omaha, Nebraska, Leighann loves Balayage, the art of styling and getting to know her clients so she can give them a style that best fits their personalities. She likes to travel to continue her stylist education and has taken classes in Minneapolis, Virginia Beach, Chicago and New York. She worked as a color mentor in Virginia Beach and has taken classes in Aveda’s color mastery series.

Natalia Wiebe

Natalia Wiebe

Stylist

Natalia began her career at Salon Aspire after graduating from Eric Fisher Academy. She enjoys cutting and styling women’s hair and is eyes wide open to all the other aspects of the business. Continuing her education both inside and outside the salon environment, she says “it’s so important to stay up to date on the latest trends and understand how they’re relevant to our clients.”

Shanna Dorsett

Shanna Dorsett

Stylist

A graduate of Eric Fisher Academy, Shanna specializes in curly and textured hair and has taken advanced texture and color classes with Aveda. She believes healthy hair behaves and loves showing clients how to properly care for and style their hair at home to get their best look. Shanna is also a sugaring practitioner who says she provides virtually pain-free hair removal.

Laura Zens

Laura Zens

Stylist

An Aveda educator since 2006, Laura is a stylist and mentor at Salon Aspire. She loves the art and science that go into Aveda products. Inspired by nature, she appreciates Aveda’s commitment to remain earth friendly and its humanity-driven mission. Believing that healthy hair is beautiful hair, Laura welcomes the opportunity to share what she’s learned with colleagues and clients.

Kaitlin Kinnick

Kaitlin Kinnick

Receptionist

More than a receptionist, Kaitlin is a guest’s first impression of Salon Aspire. She’s served in our industry for three years. She’s a doer who strives to juggle lots of tasks with an easy-going attitude and unflinching smile. Loving to make people feel welcome, she thrives at the forefront of a people-based Aveda business. “It’s easy to fall in love with Aveda products, made easier by its mission ‘to care for the world we live in from the products we make to the ways in which we give back to society.’”