sara taggartSalon Educator | Level 5 Stylist | Redken Certified Colorist ~ Specializes in: Long Hair | Blondes | Balayage | Hothead Extensions
Monday 10-9 Wednesday 9-9 Friday 9-6Sara has been a stylist since 2010 and has completed Stem's Associate Program. Showing clients the full range of services Stem offers is part of her daily routine. She loves to go over product knowledge and the latest styles with her clientele. Sara's expertise is in highlights and blondes. Her style is modern but trendy. Hairstyling isn't Sara's only passion, she loves to work with brides on their special day. She is constantly staying up to date with education and always willing to learn more.
Favorite band: Incubus
Favorite book: Twilight
A perfect day: Reading on my porch or planting in my garden
amanda meyerLevel 4 Stylist | Redken Certified Colorist ~ Specializes in: SO CAP Extensions | Reds | Special Occasion Hair
Monday 10-9 Tuesday 10-9 Wednesday 9-3A stylist since 2008, Amanda offers a full range of hair design services, color, and Socap Extension application. Looking to go red? Amanda is our resident expert for red heads, possibly because she is one herself, or maybe because she keeps up to date as a colorist through Redken's workshops. She enjoys working with her clients and turning their vision into reality. Amanda offers a warm and comfortable environment from consultation to the finished product. When Amanda isn't at Stem, she enjoys baking, reading, her animals, and finding that just-right vintage item for her home.
What motivates her: Stability, growth, art, and creating
Favorite tv shows: Games of Thrones, Discovery of Witches, and Bobs Burgers
Inspired by: Nature
lindsay solomonLevel 4 Stylist | Kuene Certified Colorist | Educator ~ Specializes in: Short Haircuts | Fashion Colors | Overall Transformations | Razor Cuts
Tuesday 10-9 Wednesday 9-3 Thursday 3-9 Friday 9-6tA stylist since 2011 and a graduate of Stem's Associate Program, Lindsay is fueled by her love of pop culture and what's happening in Kansas City. Barber shops are no competition when it comes to Lindsay's mens cuts. She enjoys taking risks and doesn't shy away from making dramatic changes for her clients. Detailed and focused, she is quickly becoming known for her creative color and design. When not at Stem, Lindsay is an avid movie watcher and enjoys listening to live music whenever she can.
Style inspiration: Rihanna
Her best find: My career, My passion
Favorite Movies: Avengers, Harry Potter, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
lisa lambSalon Educator | Level 4 Stylist | Redken Certified Colorist ~ Specializes in: Long Hair | Blondes | Balayage | Hothead Extensions | Reds | Natural Dimensional Color
Tuesday 10-9 Wednesday 9-3 Thursday 3-9 Friday 9-6A stylist since 2008, Lisa graduated from Johnson County Community College's Cosmetology School, as well as Stem's Associate Program. Her passion is color because she feels it has the power to transform a person's entire look. It's her chance to be artistic and find the perfect balance between what a client wants and making them look their absolute best. Lisa has a daughter and spends as much of her free time with her as she can. As well, Lisa and her husband are avid antique hunters and are always looking for treasures. Lisa's favorite thing about Stem is the people. She's found a place where the staff cares about each other and the growth of the salon as a whole. She loves coming to work!
Her best find: Her husband
Farthest she's been from home: Italy
Songs you have memorized: Ice Ice Baby, Boyz in the Hood, and Gin & Juice
Brenna KaufmanLevel 4 Stylist | Redken Certified Colorist ~ Specializes in: Blondes | Hothead Extensions | Balayage | Reds | Brazilian Blowouts
Tuesday 9-3 Wednesday 3-9 Thursday 10-9 Friday 9-6Brenna graduated from B Street Design in 2012 and has worked in salons ever since. She is very driven by the desire to ensure that all of her clients leave feeling beautiful and happy and is always ready to figure out the next best color formula. When Brenna isn't at Stem she loves to spend time with her babies, and taking them on new adventures. Brenna chose to make Stem her new home because of our reputation for being one of the best up and coming salons in the area and our environmental focus on providing a greener future. We are so happy to have Brenna as part of our team.
A perfect day: At the lake or on a softball field
A typical night out with the girls: Dinner, drinks, and then a country bar
Her best find: Stem
Jordan BrancatoLevel 3 Stylist ~ Specializes in: Blondes | Balayage | Long Hair
Monday 12-9 Tuesday 9-3 Wednesday 9-3 Thursday 3-9 Saturday 9-5Jordan, graduated from Paul Mitchell in 2016, was attracted to Stem's energy immediately. She loves that everyone here is unique in their own way and how passionate all the stylists are. Speaking of passionate, Jordan finds her passion in making people feel and look beautiful and making them happy. She is driven by her friends, family, and coworkers who always want the best for her and help her to be the best that she can be. When Jordan isn't at Stem she can usually be found with her friends or family traveling, shopping, going to concerts, or attending other local events.
What motivates her: My passion and my spending habits
Farthest from home: Australia and New Zealand
Finds inspiration from: Instagram and my co-workers
Kortney BrownLevel 3 Stylist ~Specializes in: Hothead Extensions | Balayage | Color Correction
Tuesday 3-9 Wednesday 3-9 Thursday 9-3 Friday 9-5 Saturday 9-5Kortney graduated in 2005 from Z Hair Academy and joined the Stem tribe in 2017. Being a hairstylist has given Kortney the opportunity to share and express her creativity in so many ways. She loves helping others feel good about themselves. Having guests leave her chair feeling rejuvenated, confident, and smiling is the ultimate goal for her. Her daughter has given her the passion to be the best she can be and has helped her to appreciate the relationships and trust she has established with her guests over the years. When Kortney is not doing hair she can be found somewhere on a lake either wake boarding or water skiing, enjoying some live music, hanging with family and friends.
You win the lottery: I would travel world
What motivates her: My daughter Joelle
To cook or not to cook: Love to cook, its very meditating
asia williamsLevel 3 Stylist ~ Specializes in: Balayage
Tuesday 3-9 Wednesday 9-3 Thursday 3-9 Friday 9-6 Saturday 9-5Asia graduated from Z Hair Academy in 2015. She specializes in all hair colors but particularly enjoys balayage. She is always keeping up with lastest trends and strives to be the best. When Asia is not at Stem she enjoys singing, cooking, and being a mother to her wonderful son. She is inspired by her son and her family and works hard every day to make people smile. Whether she is doing a red, brunette, or blonde color, Asia loves the opportunity to be creative with each guest and help each person who sits in her chair feel beautiful.
Favorite tv show: Friends and Grey's Anatomy
Songs you have memorized: Everything Beyonce
Fad or trend hope comes back: Big hair
jade brownLevel 2 Stylist ~ Specializes in: Short Hair | Pixie Cuts | Blondes | Balayage
Monday 3-9 Tuesday 3-9 Wednesday 9-3 Saturday 9-3Jade graduated from JCCCC Program in 2014 and is a graduate of Stem's Associate Program. Hair is definitely Jade's passion and she is always excited when seeing her client's reactions to her work and making them feel better about themselves. She was attracted to Stem because of the opportunity of working as an apprentice to learn more and perfect her craft while working alongside other talented stylists who are always willing to lend a hand and strive for the best. Jade spends a lot of time with her family and dogs. One thing you might not know about Jade is that she is a very talented artist outside of hair as well. She loves to draw, paint and decorate and is exceptional at it.
Everyone should do at least once: Sky diving
Favorite smells: Inside my truck and the country air
Impressed the most with: Entrepreneurs and strong work ethics
Tabitha BruneauLevel 2 Stylist | Nail Technician
Tuesday 3-9 Wednesday 9-3 Thursday 3-9 Friday 9-6 Saturday 9-5Tabitha specializes in balayage, hot head extensions, long hair, and blondes and brunettes. As a graduate from Fort Scott Community College’s Cosmetology Program, Tabitha’s favorite part about being a cosmetologist is making someone feel as beautiful as they really are. She enjoys the complexity of taking X and turning it into Y. She is driven every day by the opportunity to better herself and was drawn to Stem because of their opportunities for continuing education and the family-like support and love. When she is not at Stem, Tabitha enjoys traveling and running.
What motivates her: Myself, to be the best I can be
Everyone should do at least once: Travel abroad
Her best find: Stem and its supportive tribe
Annette DrakeLevel 1 Stylist
Monday 10-9 Wednesday 3-9 Thursday 9-3 Saturday 9-5Annette graduated from Paul Mitchell in 2017 and adores creating something beautiful and making her guests feel welcome. She loves to make people smile and can almost always be found with a smile on her face herself. She considers herself a “jack of all trades, but master of none.” She enjoys every aspect of hairstyling and is at a point where if she feels weak in a specific area, she will strive for improvement in order to maintain balance in her craft. Annette is motivated by her daughter Crystal-Rose and can often be found cooking, watching videos on YouTube, or engaged in any and all DIY activities.
Everyone should do at least once: Have a spa day
Style choices or trends: I march to my own beat, and do what feels best
Impressed the most with: My granny, she has endured a lot and is still a fighter
Tatum MooreLevel 1 Stylist | Specializes in: Balayage | Blondes | Long hair | Updos
Monday 12-9 Tuesday 3-9 Wednesday 9-3 Thursday 3-9 Saturday 9-5
Tatum graduated from JCCC’s Cosmetology program in 2018. As far as being a stylist goes, she enjoys helping her guests through any change, no matter how small, and seeing them feel good about themselves afterwards. Whether it is a slight change in color, or a major haircut, Tatum loves being there through the process and seeing her guests come back to see her for their next visit. Driven by her parents, she strives each day to be better than the day before and wants to show her parents that she can go above and beyond. When she isn’t at Stem, Tatum enjoys working out, reading, going to the dog park, and cooking.
What motivates her: Making her parents proud, being the best I can be
Most heartwarming thing: Soldiers surprising their families they are home
Tatum's friendship: Loyal, reliable, fun, and a motivator
Kaitlyn KasterLevel 1 Stylist | Specializes in: Balayage | Highlights | Men’s Haircuts
Wednesday 3-9 Saturday 9-5Kaitlyn attended Bellus Academy in Manhattan, KS and graduated in 2018. She makes it a priority to always be learning and improving her skill. Specializing in balayage, highlights, and men’s haircuts, Kaitlyn appreciates each opportunity to be a part of helping people look and feel their best. As far as Stem is concerned, Kaitlyn was attracted to the salon because of the importance that is placed on a team focused environment. She feels that her teammates make her feel like family and they are always there to lend a helping hand. Kaitlyn’s hobbies outside of the salon include reading and gaming.
Follow latest trends: No, I'd rather fit my own style
Top Movies: Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, Marvel movies, and Harry Potter
Farthest from home: London