Hether - Owner / Master Designer


Hether has dedicated her entire career to doing hair and making people feel beautiful. She has been a stylist for almost 40 years and a salon owner since she was 19 years old. Hether founded this salon in 1999 and continues to own and operate the business. Hether hopes to create a comfortable, yet trendy environment where every type of client can leave happy. She not only shares her artistic gift with every client who sits in her chair, but she also shares her heart -- many of Hether’s clients throughout the years have become some of her closest friends.

Hether is passionate about keeping herself and her staff educated. Hether has traveled all over North America, Central America, and Europe attending hair shows and educational seminars to position herself at the top of her industry. She loves sharing her knowledge with new stylists and has a true passion for building up new stylists and leading them to success. Hether also believes it is her responsibility to create a new industry standard where stylists are consistently learning and growing. To create this legacy, Hether ensures there are monthly educational classes hosted at the salon by top brands like Oribe,Goldwell, Blue and R&Co. She also invests in her top stylists by taking them to leadership conferences and sending them to hair shows to round out their continuing education. Hether is also a certified educator and every new  stylist in her salon goes through extensive training with her before they are allowed to take their own clients on the floor. Hether (mom) loves that she gets to share her love of hair with her daughter Caliegh, who is also now a stylist at the salon. 

On top of hair education and technique, Hether strives to create a customer-centric environment in her salon. Hether believes that the clients that make up her salon community are the lifeblood of her business. For this reason, customer service is a vital component of Salon Hether’s success and Hether herself takes note to make sure everyone who enters the door of  her little corner of Olde Town Arvada leaves feeling satisfied with their experience. 

When Hether is not busy at the salon she enjoys spending time with her wonderful family. She has a beautiful, big group of people she loves to shower with love. She has five adult children, and two special grandbabies. Most notably, Hether found the love of her life in her second marriage to Jim -- he is her best friend, life partner, business partner and everything in between. 

Ashley - Master Designer and Goldwell Trendsetter

Ashley-SmallAshley is happy to be a member of the Hether’s team and likes the sense of community and how welcoming and warm the salon is. She has been doing hair for over 12 years and started at an early age practicing on her younger sister. She is from Scottsbluff, NE and went to school in Fort Collins, but always knew she would come to Colorado. Ashley is a Goldwell Color Trendsetter and refers to herself as a “color geek”. She believes that cutting and color goes hand-in-hand and she loves to do both. The foundation for this belief is lots of education. She feels that education is really important and she is passionate about learning and training. If she wasn't able to work in the salon, she would probably be an instructor because she loves this industry. 

Every day she strives to be an inspiration to her clients. She wants to be an example by having a great attitude, looking good, and feeling good. When her clients walk in, they know that they are the most important person to her and she makes sure they leave feeling amazing and enthusiastic about life.

She lives with her husband and their dog Rocksy and enjoys shopping, trying new restaurants and spending time with friends and family. She calls herself a goofball and likes to laugh and have fun but believes that change is good.

Leni - Expert Designer

Leni NewHair found me, in all honesty. I grew up in a dance studio, dancing in to university, ultimately getting my degree in psychology. I blended these passions and plunged into the fitness world, where movement and psyche married. After years of teaching, I decided to go to beauty school. This form of art also touches people lives.
I began my career in Salt Lake City 11 years ago. A husband, 2 dogs and 2kids later, we moved to Golden. I have joined the team at Salon Hether's filled with excitement as I fall in love with this group of talent and Olde Town Arvada. I look forward to meeting you and sharing my enthusiasm!

Jamie - Expert Designer

Jamie SmallJamie grew up in Wheat Ridge, Colorado and is proud to be a 6th generation native! From the time she was a small girl she loved playing with her dolls hair as well as her own makeup. While always being creative and artistic, she always found a way to express that, whether it be through painting, photography, or attempting to color her friends hair! Jamie received her education at the Aveda Institute Denver. During her time in school she received multiple awards including Valedictorian.Jamie is certified in multiple extension brands and Keratin Smoothing treatments, which are some of her favorite services to perform giving such a dramatic transformation. She loves the precision of cutting both women and men's hair, as well as the creativity of hair coloring, including ombré and balayage.Jamie is passionate about the opportunity to further her education by attending advanced classes. One of the highlights of her career was attending The Front Row show in Miami put on by Luxury Brand Partners. She gained additional knowledge and inspiration from the educators of Oribe and R&co.  She has even met Oribe himself! When you come to the salon, take a look at her wrist and you will see what an impact that encounter had on her. Jamie loves helping people bring out their inner confidence, connecting with her clients and seeing their face at the end of the service knowing that she helped them feel beautiful inside and out.

Suzanne - Master Designer

Suzanne CouchmanSuzanne Couchman is originally from Texas and joins us with over 18 years experience in the salon industry. Her creative talents have always naturally been expressed through her love of doing hair. With specialties in balayage, babylights, formal styling, and precision cutting Suzanne especially finds gratification in corrective color, giving her clients the service they were looking for from the very beginning. Her infectious demeanor lets you leave looking and feeling beautiful. When not helping people look their best, you can find Suzanne cooking, running, traveling, or searching out the next best restaurant.

Victoria - Expert Designer

Victoria HeadshotWe are so excited to welcome Victoria to the team. She has over 7 years of experience in this industry. Check back soon as we will be posting her bio so you can know more about Victoria. In the meantime, come in and personally meet her!

Caleigh - Visionary Designer

Caleigh NewWe are so excited to have Hether's incredibly talented daughter back on staff! Caleigh loves doing men’s cuts, so send all the men in your life her way - she does a fantastic job! Outside of the salon, Caleigh loves to workout and cook creative, vegetarian, healthy meals. She also has a 6 year old pit bull, Tyler Shay, who is the sweetest. Her favorite product to use is Chiffon by R+Co because it gives hair a nice plump, but maintains a sleek look for curling, straightening, or blowouts. Chiffon is 10% off for the next 2 weeks to welcome Caleigh! Say hello to her, book an appointment with her, or drop a ❤️ - welcome back Caleigh! 

Kyrissa - Junior Designer

KyrissaKyrissa has always had a passion for hair and fashion. After being a stay at home mom for five years, she took a leap of faith and went back to school in 2017. She was drawn to this industry not only because of her love of style, but also because it gives her the opportunity to connect with people and encourage them. Kyrissa's desire is to provide every guest with a relaxing and excellent service that is catered to their natural beauty. 

Kiku - Junior Designer

Kiku TKiku is one of the newest to our team. She is a recent graduate from Paul Mitchell Cosmetolegy School in Denver, but comes with a great deal of experience. Keep checking back to learn more about Kiku as we are working on her bio.  

Lisa - Receptionist

Lisa Pic SmallLisa is such a hard working, incredible asset to our team. She has been at the salon for over a year and we feel so fortunate to have her as part of the team. She is a mother of four children, so that keeps her busy. Check back soon to learn more about her bio, as it will be posted soon.

Andi - Office Manager

Andi-SmallAndi grew up in a small town in Oregon. She used to tour as a professional singer, did some recording in Nashville and opened for acts like Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Oak Ridge Boys, Tanya Tucker, Charlie Daniels Band, etc. It was when she met her husband, a Captain with the Aurora Fire Department, 22 years ago in a bar in Grand Junction where her path in life completely changed. She had sung at Fan Fare in Nashville, but her heart was living in Colorado. Twenty years of marriage and two kids later, she loves being a wife and mother.

She is our Office Manager here and is the full-time Music and Liturgy Director at her local church as well. She stays busy, but manages to keep things organized for us here at Hether's too since 2009. She has been a client of Hether’s for over 26 years and considers her to be one of her closest friends. Her philosophy on life isn't surprising: "Do unto others as you would have done unto you; and live life to its fullest and cherish the people in your life."

Sheri - Partner / Mom

Sheri newLike most family owned businesses, there is a matriarch, and at Hether’s, this is Sheri, Hether’s mom. Theirs is a very close family and Sheri enjoys tending the relationships. While she may not have a specific daily role at Hether’s, Sheri loves being involved and helping out as much as possible. She even acted as the general contractor on the recent remodel at the salon because one of her passions is decorating and design work.

Sheri got used to being busy over the years raising six children and because she likes it that way, she does a lot of different things. She enjoys travel and spending time with her grandkids. She loves the water, loves to boat and enjoys gardening; in fact she has a vegetable garden every year. She even owns another business which is a boat and RV storage facility that she was able to get open with the help of family and friends.