Our Studio 415 Salon Team
Leslie Winkle | Owner/Masterstylist
Leslie is a master hairstylist and the Owner at Studio 415 Salon. She attended Douglas J Aveda Institute and has been in the industry for 10 years; she has also earned a degree in business. Her passion for the industry drives her love for hair styling. She is highly trained in cutting and coloring, and loves being a part of the transformations that take place with her guests – inside and out!
Kimberly Hanlin| Masterstylist
A native of Southeast Michigan, Kimberly relocated to Traverse City after graduating from the Transitions School of Cosmetology in Flint. Her training in L’Oreal Professional Hair Color and Styling Products ensures every client leaves the salon loving their hair. With Certification in Global Keratin Treatments, Kim creates manageable, frizz-free styles. Her extensive experience with many color lines makes color correction and formula translation simplified for clients. For natural looking highlighted hair, Kim offers balayage and ombre styles. Kimberly is a great listener and loves turning her clients' ideas into something they can smile back at in the mirror.
Liz Arbut | Masterstylist
Liz has been at Studio 415 since the salon opened. She attended TBA School of Cosmetology in Traverse City and has been in the industry since 2009. She has been trained and certified in L’oreal Professional Color, INOA color and Global Keratin straightening. Liz loves to help her client’s achieve their desired look by teaching them how to use the proper styling products from Pureology and L’oreal Professional. She takes pride in continuing her education and enjoys being able to offer her clients both nail and hair services.
Amanda Tschudy | Masterstylist
Amanda developed a passion for doing hair at a very young age. Growing up in the hair industry it was clear to her that she wanted to share her passion and extensive knowledge. To broaden her knowledge of hair color and to perfect her techniques of balayage she became L'Oreal and INOA certified. She enjoys all types of color techniques. New and challenging color and cutting techniques keep her motivated as she stays up to date on the latest trends. Amanda is a masterstylist, respected for her talent and sweet personality.
Missy McCann | Hairstylist
Missy is a Leelanau local and graduated from Traverse City Beauty College in 2012. She loves keeping up on hair coloring techniques and has been perfecting the art of Balayage. She is trained in L'oreal and INOA color, also Global Keratin hair straightening systems. Along with being creative with cuts, she also loves creating formal styles for any event!
Sarah Salisbury | Masterstylist
Sara is a master stylist, she is highly trained and has been in the industry for 10 years. Sara prides herself in continuing her education and keeping up with the latest trends such as ombre, sombre, balayage, and precision hair cutting. She is also INOA certified and LOX Extension Certified. Feeling stuck in a rut? Sara has a knack for creating new looks!
Coleen Trijo | Hairstylist
Coleen attended Bayshire Beauty Academy in Bay City, Michigan and has been in the industry half her life. In 2013, she and her daughter relocated to Traverse City from Saginaw, MI. Coleen has training in Balayage, Loreal Professionnel and Matrix color. She specializes and enjoys the freedom of women’s short cuts, men’s cuts and formal hair styling.
Lysette Nazworth| Hairstylist
Lysette’s passion for hair started at a young age with styling her horse’s hair and then moving on to her friends. She finished her schooling in 2007 and has continued to perfect her skills by staying up to date on the latest trends for men and women. She is L’Oreal Professional and INOA color certified and is licensed in LOX Extensions based out of Michigan. She enjoys everything from short edgy looks to long luscious locks!
Melanie Boeve | Hairstylist
Melanie attended Douglas J Aveda Institute in East Lansing. Her passion for styling drives her to constantly increase her skill level through continued education and learning from her fellow stylists. She enjoys formulating and applying color to make sure her guests are happily satisfied with their service.
Brooke Irons | Esthetician/Hairstylist
Bridgette Benedict | Nail Technician
Bridgette is a Nail Technician who attended TBA School of Cosmetology of Traverse City in 2001. She takes pride in continuing her education and is CND Shellac certified. Her meticulous talent is sure to impress you!
Wendy Fowler | Nail Technician
Wendy is a graduate of TBA Cosmetology School and has lived in the Traverse City area for over 20 years. A true passion is nail care and a background in the medical profession lends her an awareness of the importance of healthy feet, hands and nails. Her love for pampering is sure to make your experience a memorable one!
Jenny Mischley | Nail Technician
Katie Chung | Esthetician
Katie was raised in Traverse City and attended the Douglas J Esthetics program in Ann Arbor. She has been in the beauty industry since 2013. Katie specializes in skin care, formal makeup, full body waxing and lash extensions.
She's a great listener who pays attention to detail. Katie looks forward to making her guests feel beautiful in their own skin.