After graduating from The Ohio State University and the Aveda Institute Columbus, Michelle has worked her way up to senior stylist at rafiel’s studio. Michelle is an expert with color, cutting and styling. She is also rafiel’s studio’s official upstyling coach for the salon training program and is a bridal styling specialist. Her additional expertise was expanded upon with a cutting class taught by Jon Reyman from NYC and Michael Pavlick. She has been color trained by Jen Roskey and has attended the Aveda Color Solutions and Deep Collection courses. Michelle stays current with new trends by attending hair shows including the most recent Aveda Mid-America Show. Michelle believes firmly in the importance of consultations before every appointment and is very detail oriented. Her approach is to have an in depth understanding of what the client desires and then applies her vast knowledge and skill set to ensure you get the result you desire.