Kerri is our Co-owner and Director of Education. Kerri graduated from hairstyling and esthetics in 2007 and soon found her love for makeup. She worked as a freelance makeup artist with photographers for years before finally getting into business for herself. Her work has been published on multiple occasions - including two publications in Wedding Bells magazine. Kerri is now a certified LashForever Educator currently offers training courses for Lash Extensions and Lash Lifts. When envisioning what she wanted Goldie to be, Kerri was inspired by 60s & 70s decor, music, and art. She envisioned a modern style salon with a vintage flare and hand-crafted cocktails. Kerri’s favourite band is Led Zeppelin, and she loves her 3 pets, coffee, and all things velvet.
Annelise is our Co-owner and runs the behind-the-scenes action here at Goldie. Annelise takes care of our scheduling, bookkeeping, orders, and is the face behind most of our social media. Annelise graduated from Memorial University with a Bachelor of Arts in 2016, and pursued a career in the beauty industry by studying hairstyling at Woodford Training Centre in 2017. Soon after graduating, Annelise found her niche in Salon Management and followed her passion into ownership at Goldie.
Outside the salon, Annelise enjoys spending time with her two cats, Phoebe-Jane and Gretchen, and her fiancée Matthew.
Charismatic, feisty, and self proclaimed weirdo, Megan loves making her clients smile as much as humanly possible while delivering a fun and gorgeous experience. Megan came into the industry 9 years ago eager to learn new things and meet wonderful people. Megan offers a range of services including nails, pedicures, waxings, and dermaplaning. No matter what service she’s providing, Megan’s goal is to always make her clients feel as special as they make her feel - and you’re guaranteed to be laughing before you’re done!
Known endearingly as Baby Em, Emily is a certified Lash Technician with 4 years experience in the industry. Earlier this year, Emily travelled to Toronto to complete the Brow Design course at LashForever Canada. Gentle and soft-spoken, any appointment with Em is a guaranteed moment of relaxation in your busy day. Emily currently offers Classic, Hybrid, and Volume Lash Extensions, Lash lifts, and brow wax & tints.
Jodi is a certified nail tech with over 9 years in the industry. Starting in the industry as a hairstylist, Jodi quickly took up an interest in nails and became self-taught in the trade. She has since gone on to have her nail art featured in Nail Pro magazine. Jodi has worked as a nail tech in many different salon atmospheres, and now dedicates her time to a private clientele at Goldie.
Friends of Jodi would describe her as “the coolest person you’ll ever meet”, “multi-faceted”, and once “inconveniently awkward”. Whatever the case - it is never a dull moment with Jodi around, and as her client you are guaranteed to have a few laughs and great conversation!
Ever meet one of those people that are great at anything they put their mind to? That’s Jalisa. A skilled photographer and cook, with a background in salon management, Jalisa is now taking the beauty industry by storm. Jalisa currently offers Classic, Hybrid and Volume Lash Extensions, Lash Lifts, Brow Henna, Makeup, and facial waxings. Jalisa is always on the lookout for exciting new services to offer her clients and strives for perfection in everything she does.
Laura is a nationally accredited esthetician and certified Bio Sculpture nail tech with 6 years experience in the industry. Laura took some time to pursue other interests but is very excited to be returning to the industry at Goldie! Laura is currently offering gel polish manicures, pedicures, and waxings - but her true passion is skin care and she will soon be introducing a new skin care line and offering customized facials! (Stay tuned for more info!)
Desiree is a full time nurse working in Mental Health and Addictions, but her passion for making others feel beautiful inside and out brings her to Goldie as a part-time esthetician. Desiree has 9 years of experience in the beauty industry. She currently offers gel polish, pedicures, brow and lash tints, and waxings, but thanks to her laid-back and welcoming personality, Brazilian waxings are her specialty.
Kourtney is an esthetician with 4 years experience and is as sweet as the candy on her desk! She always knew she was meant to be in the beauty industry when she would play “spa day” instead of house as a little girl.
Kourtney studied esthetics at Woodford Training Centre in 2015, and has gone on to complete additional training in gel nails, specialized nail art, PediSafe procedures, and Brazilian waxing. She loves making her clients feel their best, and as our certified nail art queen, she is always up for free-hand fun on nails!
Kristen attended a private hair school in Alberta in 2014 before moving to Toronto in 2018 to complete Aveda’s Advanced Academy in hair cutting and colouring. The academy's strict structure provided her the opportunity to develop and hone her foundational skills.
Kristen is incredibly passionate about her craft and understands the importance of continued education. She is currently enrolled in a 6 month online program in hair cutting, colouring and styling. Kristen is inspired by the spa experience and strives to have every client leave feeling rejuvenated and their hair feeling luscious. With every colour service, she offers a complimentary hair oil treatment along with other treatments that enhance the experience.
Outside the salon, Kristen loves to exercise, spend time in nature, cook, read and travel.