Specialties: Precision cutting, hair color and highlights
Tiffany began working in the hairstyling field in 1997. In 2002, she joined Gary Allen. A Virginia Beach native, Tiffany spends time going to soccer games with her kids, likes to travel and says she is a foodie.
Specialties: Custom cutting, natural and healthy hair coloring, highlighting, foiling, permanent waving, and styling
Lisa started working as a stylist in 1985 and joined Gary Allen in 1997. A native of Damariscotta, Maine, she likes to travel, garden, read, attend theater and live music performances and play soccer with her family.
Katy is a licensed cosmetologist, a graduate of Rudy & Kelly Paul Mitchell Partner School, and Balayage-educated and certified. She joined Gary Allen in 2015. Katy likes to paint, swim, and spend time with her family. Her hometown is Suffolk, VA.
Specialties: Custom cutting, coloring, finishing, and Keratin
Certifications: Cosmetology, Graham Webb Education, Brazilian Blowout, and Keratin Complex Specialist
Christopher began working in the field in 1996 and joined Gary Allen in 1998. Originally from Hanover, Pennsylvania, Christopher enjoys cooking, traveling, wine tastings, interior decorating, dining out, going to the beach and fishing during his free time.
Specialties: Natural hair coloring, highlights, and haircutting
Janice began her career in 1979 at Sally Perry Hair and Skin Care Clinic which later became Gary Allen Hair and Skin Care Centre. She has been a licensed stylist since 1980. When not working Janice enjoys family gatherings, boating, fishing, and lounging around her swimming pool.
Certifications: Licensed Cosmetology Instructor since 1993. Certified Master Colorist in 1995 by European Hair Color Corporation. Tim was certified “Educator of the Educators” in 1996 by European Hair Color Corporation. He’s also worked “Backstage” for internationally renowned platform artist Colleen Hennessey at Haircolor USA (the world’s largest hair color show) and for internationally renowned platform artist and author of HairColor Bible, Tom Dispenza, also at Haircolor USA.
Tim entered the field in 1992 and joined Gary Allen in 2002. He has lived in Southern California, Scotland, and London, England. When not at Gary Allen, his favorite thing to do is to travel the globe, “exploring the finest culture and cuisine that the world has to offer!”
A certified Cosmetologist, Alexis is also certified in Keratin, Brazilian Blowouts, and tape-in extensions. Alexis began in the field in 2015 and joined Gary Allen in 2016. Her hometown is Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina. In addition to spending time with her family, Alexis likes to shop for plants, enjoys natures, and crafting.
Samantha joined Gary Allen in 2020. Born in Long Beach, California, Samantha maintains that, “home is where the heart is.” When she’s not at Gary Allen, Samantha has myriad activities she likes to do, including spending time with her family, traveling to national parks, camping, and having spa days.
Nathan joined Gary Allen in 2018 as an assistant and entered the apprentice program in 2021. He enjoys cooking, discovering new restaurants, binge-watching TV shows, and going to the beach on beautiful days.
Specialties: Pedicures, manicures, waxing, and facials
Charmaine holds Cosmetology and Esthetician licenses. She began working in the field in 1991 and joined Gary Allen in 1997. Originally from St. George’s, Grenada, Charmaine enjoys working out and working in her yard during her free time.
Victoria specializes in providing relaxing, therapeutic pedicures. Originally from Lockport, New York, she joined Gary Allen in 1997. Victoria says she’s a foodie and a beach lover. She also enjoys growing orchids, gardening, swimming, and listening to podcasts.
Garry has played a “behind the scenes” role at Gary Allen for over 30 years. In August 2020 he took on a more visible role focusing on business development and social media. When not at the salon he enjoys working out, cooking, and spending quality time with his husband, Gary Allen Riffe.
Sharon joined Gary Allen in June of 2016. In her role as salon manager she currently oversees administrative, accounting and human resource activities. In her “off” time she enjoys family activities, cooking and spending time with her new granddaughter.
Ellen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pittsburgh in her hometown. She joined Gary Allen in 2019. Ellen says she likes to spend time with her husband and boys, going to the beach, hiking, and reading.
With such diverse experience as a homebuilder, developer, and nursing home administrator, Shelia joined Gary Allen in 2017. A New York native, Shelia takes advantage of what Virginia Beach offers, as she likes to kayak, paddle board, swim, and walk her dog.