Artist Director, Brian Washburn
Fun, energetic and enlightening, Brian Washburn has a proven ability to help people understand the principles of design. A former salon owner, stylist for 31 years, Redken Exchange Facilitator and International Artist, Brian’s role as Artistic Director allows his talents to be shared with his guests and staff.
Brian believes that each guest we encounter is a unique individual. Understanding the principles and how to utilize them will allow us to create something as unique as our guest. This philosophy is shared and fostered through our New Talent training program.
The best approach to true beauty is the understanding of the canvas we work upon. Silk, cotton, or wool; all unique and beautiful! Once we understand their capabilities and limits, we are empowered to create!
Through his own education and growth, Brian has realized that there is no limit to what can be achieved when your mind is open to new concepts and ideas. In his eyes, the key to success in our ever-changing industry is through life long learning thereby allowing all of the people he encounters to share in his success.
Cindy’s got coloring down to a science. A member of the RA team since 2000 and our Premier Color Specialist, her expertise lies in dimensional coloring, color corrections and foil placement. She’s also certified in Great Lengths Extensions!
A trailblazing colorist, Mandy’s been working wonders with the stylists brush since she joined our team in 2003! She’s an expert in Wella and Redken haircare coloring lines, loves working in ‘blonde’, and specializes in corrective coloring, highlights and color changes.
This year marks two decades that Bianca has been part of our talented RA crew! A master stylist, she has earned accolades through NYC’s prestigious The Redken Exchange Academy and specializes in short and curly hair cuts!
A member of the RA family for 18 years, Wilma’s advanced training and expertise have made her an esteemed mentor to many of our budding New Talent stylists. She’s also an ace in special occasion styles, perms and thermal straightening.
With over four decades worth of experience, Donna has made a marathon run of the beauty industry as a cut and styling expert. A distinguished member of RA’s Elite tier of stylists, she been trained under famed stylist Roy Peters at the Advanced Color Academy and has participated in the Redken Exchange Program. Specializing in short hair, cut and coloring, Donna will take your look to the next level.
Lisa has been with Robert Andrew for nearly 30 years, since she first joined our team as an apprentice! She earned advancements in haircare through the Aquage Academy and the Redken Exchange, and worked hard to fine-tune her technique at the Wella Paris Exchange. If you’re look needs some edge, Lisa’s artful razor cuts and highlights will set you straight.
Mary’s been part of our talented pool since 2002, and boasts over three decades worth of experience. She received advanced training from the Redken Exchange, is certified in Great Lengths Extensions, is our acting in-house Wella Corrective Color expert. Though she’s a whiz in highlighting, extensions and Japanese straightening, Mary will always say ‘I do’ when it comes to her passion – bridal and special occasion styling!
Lizzy joins the Robert Andrew styling team as an industry veteran, with over 16 years of professional experience. She possesses advanced training and certification in Great Lengths, 100% human natural hair extensions, and specializes in special occasion and curly hair styling, blow-outs and up-dos.
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A decade-long industry insider, Denise has received extensive training and education from schools like the Graham Webb Academy, Paul Mitchell School and the prestigious Bumble & Bumble Academy. She’s well-versed in the use of top industry lines like Redken, Wella and Aquage, and specializes in long hair design, formal styling and razor cutting.
Rachel just hit her five mile mark at our salon! She got a natural affinity for hairstyling, highlighting and updos and absolutely loves working in blonde. As part of the Baltimore Ravens and Washington Redskins styling team, Rachel is often traveling to exotic locales outside the country to assist in the cheerleaders’ calendar shoots!
Leah was snatched up by our team shortly after she graduated from The Temple, a Paul Mitchell Partner School, with advanced training in Kerastase and Keratin smoothing treatments. With over 6 years of experience, she’s discovered her true calling in the realm of edgy haircuts and ombre coloring.
A graduate of the prestigious Acquage Academy, Stacy’s innovative approach to haircare and fluidity in styling is born from nearly 20 years of hands-on experience in hairdressing and cutting. She has an extensive knowledge of Acquage’s natural sea botanical line of products and Alfaparf Coloring, and specializes in men’s cuts, highlights and updos.
An industry insider for the last decade and a half, Aine’s notorious for transforming the unruliest of hair into beautiful, healthy locks. A pro when it comes to any hair texture, she accepts all hair cutting, styling and keratin smoothing treatment challenges.
An RA crew member since 1999, Bobbie has been cutting and styling for nearly three decades! She matriculated from Montgomery Beauty Academy, studied at the notable Redken Exchange, and boasts extensive knowledge in Paul Mitchell and Wella products! Given her many years of experience, Bobbie can tackle any length, texture or styling challenge. Her specialties lie in coloring, highlights, thermal straightening, men’s cuts, curly and long haired ‘dos!
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Emily joined the RA team with a wealth of training and expertise from top-tier styling academies like Sassoon, Redken, Matrix and Wella. She is a master in modern cut and coloring techniques, knows her way around long and short hair, and can give a killer men’s cut.
Lindsay been in the beauty industry for over 10 years, what sets her apart is her guest experience- she loves to meet new people and work together to create that perfect look. She admires symmetry and balance while specializing in consulting to ensure every client leaves happy and can replicate their look at home. Lindsay has extensive training in perms, razor cutting and dimensional color.
Hilary is at the cutting-edge of salon styling, having been trained under industry titans like Roy Peters, Nick Arojo, Sam Villa and Beth Minardi. With over a decade of experience, she’s garnered a reputation for adding her own personal touch to the season’s most highly sought after trends. Hilary’s specialty lies in precision and disconnected cuts, ombre, baylage and dimensional cutting and coloring!
Having trained for 10 years in salons in her native Italian City of Naples, and 23 year in the United States, Stephanie brings a cosmopolitan flair to her hair artistry. She has trained extensively in the use of Wella and L’Oreal Professional color line and has taken advanced cutting and styling classes at the Vidal Sassoon Academy. An expert in long hairstyling, she is well versed in various techniques, offering long layered cuts and chic bobs, to dimensional color and classic highlights.
A 20-year industry veteran, J’Ton is is well-versed in the techniques and practices of some of the nation’s top professional styling academies including Redken, Aquage, Mizani and Sherrill’s University of Cosmetology. Even better, with her expertise in unruly hair, she can weave, relax or perm your hair into glossy submission. Healthy hair and guest satisfaction are her main priorities. Jton specializes in every texture of hair, loves perform relaxing, finishing and precision cutting services
Chesley has been at Robert Andrew for almost 3 years. She was trained for 12 months under our Artistic Director, Brian Washburn where she excelled in her hands on training and classes. Chelsey specializes in Ombre’ color, Mens haircuts, highlighting, blow dry’s and formal styling. Chelsey prides herself in continuing education, and has attended color correction, trends and blonding techniques from Wella and Redken.
BeBe honed her talents in cutting, coloring and styling through the prestigious Redken Exchange Program and has been part of the RA styling crew for nearly a decade. If you venture into her stylists chair, her specialities include short and long-haired cuts, coloring and ultra modern updos.