The Road to Great Hair… Devoted, creative, passionate, and inspiring are just a few words that come to mind when it comes to Rodi Bechara. For over 20 years he has been dedicated to the beauty industry – striving to make sure that every day can be a great hair day for all of his clients.
The Art of Color… Not only is Rodi a hair stylist, he is also a Redken hair color educator, having worked for years mastering his skills with highlights and color. He has used that knowledge to train his dedicated staff making sure that they all have exemplary color skills. It is because of this devotion to deliver the best performance, as well as the highest level of luxury, that Rodi was voted “Best Colorist” in Northern Virginia Magazine.
On the subject of curly hair… Rodi began working with curly hair as a teenager in Lebanon and it has become one of his greatest passions. For years he trained to master his technique with curly hair, and it is because of this he sought out the training and certification with Ouidad, and was one of the first salons to be certified in the Vienna / DC area. Now he and his Ouidad certified stylists are always working to transform your curls.
Natasha Mohammed is a certified Graham Webb graduate with advanced knowledge of coloring, cutting and updo techniques with over 17 years of salon experience.
“My specialty is highlighting and coloring. I can apply hair extensions in 30 minutes. What sets me apart from other stylists is that I listen to what clients want and give them the cut to what is suitable to their features. I have a passion for keeping up-to-date – by going to hair shows and watching what celebrity styles are current. So please take a minute to review comments on yelp.com and I assure you, you will leave stylish and happy.”
Sat Ahn graduated from Jean Madeline Aveda Institute in Philadelphia. She is a highly educated stylist with over 15 years of experience. She has completed advanced training with Redken, Ouidad, Surface, Kevin Murphy, and more.
“My areas of expertise include personally customized highlights, color, hair cut, styling, Brazilian Blow Outs and I am certified in Ouidad haircuts for curly hair. I have been working at Rodi Salon for 12 years and have built a large clientele and have excellent reviews. I strive for complete client satisfaction through a thorough consultation and performing above and beyond with customer service.”
Sharbel Gerdak received his education and training from Bumble & Bumble in New York City in 2001. The following year he learned the art of cutting curly hair at Ouidad. He specialized in color at the Academy of Goldwell in Baltimore, Maryland.
Sharbel gets great pleasure out of getting to use his creativity to help his clients feel and look their very best. Your imagination is our creation.
Ellana Krechmaras has extensive experience in the hair industry (over 20 years!) She is passionate about helping clients discover and maintain their best look. Specializing in hair color, deva and texture techniques, Ellana creates beautiful, manageable color and style, tailored to each client.
Nofa Ghabayen has 14 years of experience in the hair industry. Her specialties are hair extensions, color, highlights, hair cuts and make up.
“My passion has always been hair. After graduating from Heritage Hair School in Falls Church, VA, I worked with Beautyfirst Salon for ten years, receiving many awards from them. I love my career because I get to make my clients feel good about themselves. I love what I do and I am confident that you will too.”
Annie Zanganeh made her debut into the hair industry at the tender age of 19. Passion ignited, she opened the doors to her own high-end salon, “Kabook,” specializing in Brides, which is still one of the top grossing salons in her country. Her experiences bring Middle Eastern flair and hair care techniques and fuses them with more modern American methods. She is one of the hardest working and unique talents at Rodi Salon today. Her makeup applications are second to none as she also specializes in wedding hair and looks.
Erika Amuedo has over 7 years of experience in the industry as an expert hair colorist and hair stylist. Her education includes prestigious Dessange haircutting training and Aveda and Paul Mitchel color honors programs. Originally from Indiana, Erika has an eye for color and fashion and is committed to making your visit memorable and enjoyable. She is up to date with current trends, especially the French balayage technique. Working one-on-one with her clients to create a customized look that compliments their lifestyle, face shape, and hair type is her passion.
Mona Amirian graduated from Springfield Beauty Academy in 1990. Ever since, she has excelled in applying highlights, color and giving her clients beautiful haircuts and styles. With over 25 years in the beauty industry, she looks forward to many more to come here at Rodi Salon.
“I listen to my clients and do my best to give them what they want. My goal is to provide my clients the best service so they leave feeling beautiful and satisfied.”
Patrick Haddad has 23 years of experience in the Hair Coloring and Hair Design business. He is always staying up to date with new styles and techniques. His reputation and talent has allowed for him to have some celebrity clientele such as wrestler and actor David Bautista, actor Harry Connick Jr. and Senator Suzanne Collins. He has also been published in magazines such as Passion, Inspire Magazine and Celebrity One Magazine. An appointment with Patrick is a guarantee that you will look and feel great when you leave.
Alba Pavon exudes the kind of steady professionalism that comes with over 12 years of experience. Growing up, Alba always knew she wanted to be a hairstylist. She graduated from Graham Webb, and brings her own unique style and attention to detail to all of her loyal clients. Her passion is bringing the best service to every single person who sits in her chair, no matter who they are and what hair goals they want to achieve.
Maria Flores is a talented makeup, eyelash and beauty adviser. Maria is an expert in Xtreme Lashes eyelash extensions, which provides you with thicker and longer natural looking eyelashes. She creates looks from classy and natural to bold and voluminous. Her personality puts all of her clients at ease and keeps them coming back for her quality service.
Shalene Persico is our in house Master Esthetician.
With more than 20 years professional experience within corporate resorts and various spa businesses, she specializes in facials, waxing and hair removal, and cool sculpting services. She has a strong passion for helping people and also delivering the highest levels of service and professionalism. With excellent communication skills and proven experience in the field, she looks forward to helping her clients achieve their ideal self.