Hannah Gore

Level 4 Mentor Stylist & Salon Owner

“It is a beautiful thing when a career and a passion come together.”

 As the owner of On the Avenue Salon and Blowout Bar, I am completely devoted to offering the most unique salon experience in Waco!  I am a proud alum of Baylor University, graduating with my Bachelors of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship and I have over 9 years of experience in the beauty and hair industry.

Among many things, I am extremely passionate about startup businesses, investment, economic growth and development, and entrepreneurship. My creative passions are expressed in my art of doing hair. I am passionate about health, fitness, living life effectively, and walking in faith. I am so thankful for all of my friends and family who positively influence my life everyday and support my professional ambitions.

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Kaycee Newman

Level 3 Mentor Stylist

My name is Kaycee. Im a proud mother of two beautiful children. I have been a professional stylist for over ten years. I am dedicated to offering my clients a high quality service while in my chair. I specialize in multi-dimensional color and personally customized highlights. I am a blonding and balayage master. I love doing long layer cuts, special occasion styles and fun custom colors that nobody else has. Im passionate about my job and staying educated on all the new trends. I have great product knowledge that I believe will turn a regular hair cut into the cut you have always wanted!

Marybel Yepez

Level 4 Mentor Stylist

Quite simply, I am here to Rock your do! I bring over 8 years of recreating hair styles. I love doing hair and feel incredibly blessed that I’ve found a career that resonates with me so perfectly. As a stylist, I honestly believe that patience, creativity and hard work all functioning together to produce a beautiful end result for my clients. So whether you need a makeover, or just a tweak to what you already have, there is no job too big or too small for me.


Kristin Defrees

Level 3 Stylist

Let’s make all of your color dreams come true! My goal is to always provide the best solutions for my guests, therefore I am always looking for new ways to grow my skills as a hairstylist. I am Pureology Certified, Brazilian Blowout Certified, and a graduate of the Paul Mitchell Cosmetology Program. My specialties include customized Balayage techniques, creating vivid fashion colors, and designing excellent men’s haircuts. As a native of Waco, it has been amazing to see how local business in my hometown has grown, and I feel extremely blessed to say that I have been part of that!

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Bre’Anna Davis

Level 2 Stylist

I am an open minded, creative hair stylist and passionate make up artist. With my extensive education and highly developed skills, I believe I can give you your best hair! I love creating personalized “looks” that not only revolve around style, but also complement and enhance your natural beauty. I take a lot pride in my work, so invest in your style with me!


Danielle Jimenez

Level 1 Stylist

My name is Danielle Jimenez. I grew up all over Texas, I call Bosque county home, but love working in Waco. I was attending Tarleton State when my passion for hair and make up took over everything else. I attended Paul Mitchell the school Arlington,and when I finished decided I wanted to work my passion back home. I love staying caught up on current color and cutting trends and taking as many classes possible to always keep learning. I love doing creative and personalized colors and highlights to fit your hair needs. I look forward to making you feel relaxed, refreshed, and giving you an enjoyable experience.


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Kaylee Schnizer

Level 1 Stylist

I have been in the beauty industry for a little over 2 years. I specialize in Balayage, highlights, special occasion styles, haircuts, all over color, and makeup. I’m very passionate about my job and keeping up with all of the new trends. Come see me today for a relaxing and refreshing salon visit! My favorite quote is “Invest in your hair, it is the crown you never take off”

Christina Simon

Level 1 Stylist

A veteran in the industry, I’ve been passionately changing perceptions for 19 years. Making people look good and feel better has been a love of mine since I was a teenage. I absolutely love creating special occasion styles and short haircuts, especially men’s cuts. I am blessed to have a brilliant 17 year old daughter and even more blessed to be a survivor of Stage 4 Breast Cancer! Wanting to be pampered? Come see me at On the Avenue Salon & Blowout Bar! Carpe Diem


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Erica Grecio

Level 1 Stylist

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Halley Kroll

Level 1 Stylist

 Born and raised here in Waco, I completed the Cosmetology program at MCC after high school. I always knew that the hair and beauty industry was the career I wanted, because it never feels like work. I am simply a fun, easy going country girl who loves to do hair and make up! I love being able to make people feel amazing just by doing what I’m so passionate about. Whether it just be a touch up or a completely new look, I am here to help you achieve it!


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Kaylee Cockrell

Level 1 Associate Stylist

I am just an eighteen year old boss babe doing what I love! Making people feel beautiful and giving everyone that confidence boost has always been my thing. I specialize in perfectly blended Bayalage! After graduating from the cosmetology program at Navarro College in Corsicana, I moved back to Waco, my hometown to live the life I have been building since I was young. I love the saying that it is always a good idea to invest in your hair, it is the crown that you never take off.

Kirsten Russom

Level 1 Associate Stylist

I am a highly enthusiastic, creative, and result driven cosmetologist! I absolutely love the beauty industry and possess a passion for excellence every time I am behind the chair. I am all about the experience, so come see me at OTA today!

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Adrienne Bovee

Level 1 Associate Stylist

I am originally from San Antonio, but have lived in Waco since 2005. I never thought I would be calling Waco home, but it has kind of grown on me over the years. I’m a mother to 3 amazing children and love spending my extra time with them. I enjoy creating new looks for my clients and love how a simple salon visit can make your day so much better!

Kaiti Firkins

Guest Experience Expert

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Haidyn Work

Guest Experience Expert

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