Athena Salon and Spa - Staff
Owner / Master Stylist / Aveda Hair Color Educator
A licensed Hairstylist and Colorist for twenty-five years, Mary is the owner of Athena Salon and Spa and has also worked as a Hair Color Educator and Trainer for the Aveda Corporation for 13 years.
Mary received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the Communications Department at Florida State University, and a Direct Individual Study Certificate in Photography from Tallahassee Community College.
Mary developed the Athena Salon and Spa curriculum for the Fall/Winter and Spring/Summer Collections and Trends, and coordinated the activities of the Athena Salon and Spa artists who worked with her to create those collections.
Over the course of her fifteen-year association with Aveda, Mary has provided Hair Color Systems, Hair Color Solutions, and Customized Hair Coloring Techniques classes for salons throughout Florida, including Advanced Hair Color classes at the Aveda Institutes in St. Petersburg and Tallahassee. In addition to her functions as an Aveda educator, Mary has worked backstage at a number of Aveda Masters Jams in Minneapolis, St. Petersburg, Miami, and Orlando, and has worked with industry luminaries including; David Adams, Anna Karsis, Dereck Scurry, Charlie Morris Price, and the Ray Ciavello team.
Mary's drive to provide high quality instruction in the art of hair coloring is an outgrowth of her dedication to life-long learning. Her business philosophy is one that promotes individual growth, while emphasizing teamwork among the talented artists who comprise Athena Salon and Spa's dedicated staff.