MEET OUR STYLISTS
Owner | Master Stylist
Kerrie Chacon began her career in the salon/spa industry in 2007. After finishing College at Colorado State University with a Bachelor’s Degree, she began her stylist career in Denver at the Aveda Institute. Following her licensure, Kerrie began working with an Aveda Salon in Loveland for the next 4 years. During this time she mentored under Aveda professionals, coached personal assistants with hair color and cuts, became a lead stylist for her peers, and produced a charitable Hair and Fashion Show. Kerrie’s dream has always been to own her own salon, and after 5 years at her booth rental salon, she partnered with Sarah Tracy and Christie Lind to open Studio NineSevenO. Kerrie wants to feed the community with her passion for art and hair, as well as giving back to the community. Utilizing her keen and unique creative ability, she strives to make people feel beautiful inside and out. She specializes in hair coloring and cutting for both women and men, as well as up-styling for special occasions.
Owner | Master Stylist
Sarah Tracy has been in the hair industry since 2005. Her career began with attending Hair Dynamics in Fort Collins, CO and has flourished from then on. Before opening Studio NineSevenO, Sarah shined as an independent stylist for 15 years at Atmospheres Salon and Spa. Sarah’s vision is to never stop learning, and to extend this expertise and knowledge to others. Her passion for the industry shines every day, as she strives to make her client’s look and feel their best. She promises to challenge herself on a personal and professional level, and to become a multidimensional designer and business owner. Sarah's promise as she moves toward her goal, is to provide a place to SHINE for clients and employees alike.
Owner | Master Stylist
Christie Lind has been in the salon industry since 2008 and has always had a passion for fashion, hair, make-up, and the latest beauty trends. After finishing her bachelor’s degree at University of Northern Colorado, she started her career at James Aveda Salon in Greeley, CO where she worked for four and a half years. At James she was able to gather vast amounts of product knowledge, business skills, and fine tune her cutting and coloring techniques. She also had the opportunity to travel twice to the Redken Exchange in New York City, where she received training from Sam Villa and Chris Baron, two of the most prestigious educators in the world of Redken. Christie excelled as a stylist at Atmospheres Salon and Spa, for the 4 years prior to opening Studio NineSevenO. Christie’s vision is to place high value on listening to her clients, understanding their needs, and striving to give them the best possible service, all while providing a relaxing environment.
Mandi has been a stylist since 2004. She has had extensive training over the years in coloring, cutting, styling and smoothing systems through several companies including advanced education with Aveda, Redken, Matrix and the Brazilian Blowout system. Her passion is in coloring and being able to customize a look for each individual she works with. She is also interested in staying educated and up to date so she can bring that knowledge back to her guests. Mandi is very excited to be a part of the Oribe, R+Co and Studio NineSevenO family and looking forward to growing with them.
Sami has been a stylist for over 14 years. She has had the opportunity to travel to the Matrix Academy in New York as well as attend many other training classes. She has a passion for extensions and color as well as up to date cutting and styling services. Sami is new to the area and looks forward to meeting new people. She believes in continued education and strives to expand her knowledge for her clients. Sami's passion for her work and professionalism is shared with each client, providing them with a creative and quality experience.
Shayna began her career at Ten Aveda Salon and Spa and was employed there for over nine years. At Ten she received intensive continuing education with Aveda, including the advanced color workshop with Master Colourist David Adams. She is also trained in Vidal Sassoon Precision cutting. Her education and experience has taught her to listen, give options and always keep her client's best interest in mind. She is excited to be a part of such an incredible team of talented stylists in a beautiful setting at Studio NineSevenO. She is committed to continuing her education to ensure that each and every person in her chair feels their absolute best.
Sierra began her career in the beauty industry in 2003, while attending Hair Dynamics. She became a well known stylist at Ten Salon and Spa in Loveland, CO for the last 13 years, and we are now lucky to have her as a part of the 970 team. She specializes in men’s cutting, women’s color and cutting, and make-up artistry. She is also certified in Reiki healing as well as Calligraphy hair cutting. Sierra loves to make her client’s feel great about themselves on the inside and out. She has achieved many accolades, including 1st place in men’s cutting competitions, and a Shu Uemura editorial fashion shoot in 2016. She is trained in several color lines including Aveda, Wella, Redken, Pravanna, and L’Oréal Professional. She is passionate and dedicated to her craft, as well as nurturing love for her guests.
Kristan Bliven has been creating beautiful hair since 2002. She began her career with an internship in Boulder where she learned to dedicate herself to her craft and her clients. She is educated in many professional color lines including Pravanna, L'Oreal, Schwarzkopf, and Aveda. Kristan worked for many years at Ten Salon and Spa in Loveland, where she learned extensive knowledge in hair cutting, coloring and styling from many lead professionals in the industry. In her past she has also mentored other stylists and has taught hair color classes. Kristan is excited to be a part of the team at Studio NineSevenO, and is continuing her dedication and passion for hair with every guest she encounters.