Shannon Rha

Master Stylist/ Owner

Shannon Rha has truly built the American dream. With her humble beginnings in Korea, her and her family immigrated to the United States where she took the opportunity to follow her passion in the beauty industry. At 30 years old, she went to beauty school and built the foundation and industry values she still holds today. Prestige and quality are the requirements in all aspects of her life and business. Shannon has always be able to stay ahead of the curve while maintaining her and the salon’s integrity. Shannon Hair has been open for over 10 years and has grown tremendously with no sign of slowing down. Her dedication to the industry, her stylists and her business is truly inspiring. Shannon believes there is no better investment than investing in yourself and your career, which she practices by attending countless classes on cutting, color and business strategy to perfect her craft.


Lissa Bricker

Master Stylist/ Salon Manager

At an early age, Lissa began practicing hair on herself, family and friends. She decided long before that she would not stay in her small town, where she grew up in Bakersfield, Ca. She would follow her heart and pursue her dream near the coast and moved to Carpentaria, Ca. She brought her talents to De’Cut Hair International in Santa Barbara, and this was just the beginning.

Years later at Carlton Hair International, she became an Educator and Hair Ambassador for the company. That was where she met Shannon Rha for the first time, 17 years ago. Several years later when Shannon decided to open up the doors to Shannon Hair Salon in 2007, Lissa was there. She has the pleasure and honor to help Shannon Manage and work alongside some of the most amazing talent in the industry, and feels so blessed to be a part of Shannon Hair’s culture.

Education is Lissa’s foundation as she continues to grow and develop skills with on going education taking her to New York, Paris & London. Lissa has a down to earth approach to hair and beauty, fostering immense trust and appreciation for her honesty. Lissa specializes in enhancing clients personal style through cut, color, and hair repair. Some of Her specialties are customized corrective color, natural looking baby lights, classic cuts, hair repair, men’s barbering and is certified with Brazilian Blowout Keratin Treatments.


Mirna Pridham

Master Stylist/ Salon Educator

Mirna has over 18 years experience. She is a well rounded artist in hair coloring, hair cutting and color correction. Striving to achieve a look as close as possible to what each client is asking for has brought her to specialize in color corrections. She believes that her consistency and the fact that she’ll never take a client for granted has aided in the long standing evolution of her career.

Mirna has also found her passion to share all her knowledge in teaching. She believes teaching and learning is such an important part of this industry and it is important to keep up with different techniques and trends to keep updated and fresh.

She finds balance in her life through her love of the outdoors and often participates in marathons and scenic hikes.


Briana Cisneros

Master Stylist/ Salon Educator

Briana Cisneros has been in the industry for over thirteen years and has always had a passion for education. Whether it is creating successful assistant programs for prestigious salons or mentoring artists further along in their career, her love has always been to help individuals grow. Never wanting to be complacent, her passion eventually spread outside of the salon and into the television and fashion industries where she developed a strong reputation as a must have stylist while also gaining the knowledge on how to successfully use social media as a business tool. Briana grew to miss the salon environment which led her to Shannon Hair... and eventually into a partnership where Shannon and Briana's passion for learning and education led them to create what is now known as W O R K S H O P EVOLVE international education. Briana's drive and hustle does not go unnoticed and she brings her determination and admirable values to both Shannon Hair and her clients.


Penny Vaughn

Stylist/ Salon Educator

Coming soon.


Melanie Allen


Ever since Melanie Allen was a little girl she always dreamed of being a hairdresser. It wasn’t until she was older that she discovered it was in her family genes. Her grandmother & uncle were hairdressers which lead Mel to believe it it was her calling in life. Now having 12 year’s of experience behind the chair there is no other place she’d rather be. Being at Shannon Hair has created a consistent foundation of education which keep her clients happy and loyal.


Kim Siojo

Stylist/ Salon Educator

Stylist/ Salon Educator

Born and raised in Southern Cali, with over 11 years experience and trained in hair styling, hair coloring, hair cutting, and extensions, Kim as established herself through hard work and her passion for helping people feel and look their best.

Kim’s passion for self love has her balancing her busy work schedule and time with improving herself, ,mind body and soul she believes “when you feel your best, you give your best”. Living by this she feels like she is truly able to give back to her clients. Kim dedicates time every year to explore and travel to new places for inspiration as well as taking classes to keep up with current trends and techniques. She is also an educator at Shannon Hair. Kim is part of the assistant program and loves to help shape the future of hairdressing and being apart of their beautiful journey into their careers.

Kim thrives on customer service, Her definition of customer service does not necessarily mean giving the client whatever they want but to give them what is best and most suitable for their lifestyle, natural features, and personal style while keeping the clients hair goals in mind. Kim prides herself in hospitality, ensuring that her clients feel comfortable during their appointments whether they want to sit quietly, read a book and relax or would appreciate a good conversation. She adores her many regulars and is always excited to get to know new clients that sit down in her chair. “I have learned so much about life with every person that has sat in my chair and I am so grateful to do what I love and learn about through the experiences of people I meet daily”.


Desirae Kelly


Desirae is a Ventura Beach local who thrives on positive energy and the beauty in art and nature. She considers herself a hair architect, painter, a sculpture. Des believes everyone deserves to feel their most beautiful and works effortlessly to give that to each client. Desirae specializes in Extensionology extensions and sun kissed bayalage.She strongly believes in always perfecting her craft with continuing education she and taken courses with many reputable industry favorites such as Vidal Sassoon, Toni & Guy, Arrojo, Bumble and Bumble, Ramirez Tran, and countless others.


Danica Vance


Coming soon.


Monique Hernandez


Monique Marie is a young talented artist who has been making people feel beautiful from the inside out since 2011.

With formal training through Shannon Hair, Vidal Sassoon, Arrojo and more she has mastered the advanced techniques of balayage, hair cutting and extensions to give her clients a lived in feel with lots of movement and versatility. Monique prides herself with giving every client a custom look tailored to features and skin tones.

It’s Monique’s priority to give her clients an amazing experience in the salon in hopes that her clients walk out with grace and confidence.


Kylie Caswell


Kylie started experimenting with hair in high school wherever she could. Whether it was on herself or her friends, she was always ready to give someone bangs, or put a pop of color in. After high school, she started her Cosmetology education at Paul Mitchell the school in Sherman Oaks. She soon after joined the Shannon Hair team in 2015, continuing her education both in house as well as taking classes in New York. Kylie has been trained in both scissor and razor cutting and has experience in coloring all hair types. While sitting in her chair, she wants to help each client achieve all their hair goals and is always ready for a change.


Joradan Claveria


Coming soon.


Kelsey Griffith

Stylist/ Salon Educator

Being born and raised in Southern California, beach days, road trips, day hikes, and adventures were always a happening thing for Kelsey. Being immersed in the states beauty naturally flowed into her work and love of hair. Her colors, cuts, styling, and overall aesthetic totally has the vibe of California cool and effortlessly modern. Having gone to beauty school while still in high school and then starting at Shannon Hair as an assistant and eventually becoming a stylist, her hands have been in hair for the past 12 years! Traveling to where need be for education and classes that feed her soul and craft is how she continues to elevate her techniques.


Paola campos


Going on 8 years of working at Shannon Hair, Paola has always found a balance between travel and work to find inspiration. Whether she’s taking classes in New York, London, Miami, Los Angeles or hiking to the top of a mountain in Africa, she knows she always has her home at Shannon Hair. Inspiration comes in all places and that is why she chose to live a year in Cambodia volunteering to empower women by teaching them the art and craft of hairdressing. She loves a challenge and being able to express her creativity through hair. Coloring and cutting are her specialties. She believes hair is your biggest accessory so why not make it the best and most suitable for you!


Heather Chow

Stylist/ Salon Educator

California native specializing in sunkissed color, effortless haircuts, and salty textures. After graduating from Sassoon Academy, Heather continues to feed her passion with training from Arrojo, Bumble and Bumble, and more. Inspired by natural beauty, Heather celebrates individuality and creates a custom look that enhances what you were born with.


Rachel Rha


Rachel Rha, a Los Angeles native discovered her passion for hair at an early age. As a young a girl she was inspired by her mom who is also in the industry, to pursue her career as a hair stylist. Immediately after She graduated high school she jumped right in and attended Vidal Sassoon where she soon after earned her cosmetology license. Rachel has trained under many talented stylists and continued to grow her education by training at places like Arrojo NYC and other respective cut and color classes to continue expanding her knowledge in hair. She has been fortunate enough to travel to various places all over the world to help assist educating other stylists along side her mom. Eventually she earned her chair at Shannon Hair and has now been a stylist for 3 years. Rachel has developed her own unique style specializing in color corrections and foilayage techniques. She prides herself in spending time and attention to detail for every client. What’s important to her is that she is able to offer a completely new aesthetic while still giving the client a ‘lived in’ look that remains easy to maintain.


Alexandra Sowers


Ever since Alexandra was 11 years old, she started going to Shannon Rha for her hair. Since then, she has always looked up to her and knew one day not only would she be in the industry, but she would work along side Shannon.

After graduating from Vidal Sassoon Academy in Santa Monica, Alex started her time out at Shannon Hair Salon just like she wanted to. Before completely setting her roots at Shannon Hair, she moved briefly to New York and worked as a colorist.

When Alex is not working behind the chair or working along side some very talented people during NYC Fashion Week, you’ll find her traveling with family or roaming around Los Angeles.