Led at the helm by Tanya Sutcliffe, owner and founder of Fusion Hair Consultants, the team consists of managers Nicky, Debbie, Zoe and Sarah our reception manager.
Tanya has been hairdressing since 1975 and is one of the most experienced hair designers in this area. Tanya still works on the salon floor although is more involved with the Fusion Hairdressing Academy and Fusion’s training programme which is based in the salon’s training department. This is where our own stylists receive ongoing training, and also students from various schools who want to pursue a career in the industry attend throughout the week. Tanya has been successful in achieving her A1 assessors award, level 3 teacher training, and also a certificate of education, level2 and 3 in hairdressing.
Nickie is one of our Artistic Executives, a very highly skilled and experienced member of our team. She has been with us since 2002, and is our Senior salon floor manager. In 2009 Fusion qualified for the L’Oreal Eastern Region finals in London. She led the team to this major achievement, a role that is very demanding and one that we are extremely proud of.
Debbie is our other Artistic Executive, and another of our managers. She joined the team in 2010 from a top London salon. Debbie is the current leader of our art team and was responsible for leading Fusion to the L’Oreal colour trophy in London. She is responsible for keeping the team up with latest fashions and designs in the hair industry, for the salon to achieve the latest trends, a job which can be very demanding but one that she delivers exceedingly well. Debbie leads a group of Level 3’s in Skills development,trend developments, Fashion forwards, Inspirations and New season Designs.
Kayleigh an Artistic Designer, is another of our long standing team members. She specialises in wedding hair, and is one of our trainers. She is our ‘My New Hair’ specialist, working with Montana, on this relatively new service Fusion has to offer, for clients who have suffered hair loss either through sickness or trauma. Kayleigh offers the ‘Weft’ hair extensions service, a more temporary service to the ‘Great Lengths’ extensions, but a great service for wedding and prom put-ups! Fusion is very much involved in outside/external shows and events, which Kayleigh, one of our co-ordinators, organise.
Zoe is one of our Artistic Directors, and our Hair Extension https://www.goldfever.com/index.php/en/ ‘Great Lengths’ specialist. We are very proud that Zoe was one of the finalists in the Great Lengths awards 2012. Zoe works closely with Tanya the salon owner as one of our salon trainers, teaching our level 2 assistants. Zoe is qualified in Barbering, another new service Fusion has to offer. Whilst at college in 2008 Zoe achieved Lowestoft College ‘Hairdresser of the Year’.
The Beauty Therapist team is headed up by Carlie Whittle, Carlie is fully qualified level 3 beautician who joined the team from a reputable local spa. Carlie is revamping Fusion’s Beautician Department to provide one of the top Beauty Therapist services in this area. All the beauty therapist rooms have now been revamped and Fusion offers a bespoke massaging room with a state of the art massaging chair.
Carlie also specialises in Gel Nails and are fully trained to Diploma standard in classical Facials, waxing, manicures, pedicures, spray tanning, eyebrow and eyelash tinting, make up and nail extensions for both hands and feet. Fusion are now able to offer permanent hair removal and skin rejuvination, an exciting service with excellent results. If you should be interested in this, a complimentary consultation can be offered, where your Beauty Therapist can discuss this service in detail.
Sarah Gooch is our reception manager and has Kaz Zelos working with her, Sarah has one other receptionists working in her team Montanna Boast. Sarah has been with Fusion for 9 years now and has worked her way up to the reception/salon co-ordinator role managers role, Sarah is also responsible for Professional stock in the salon. Kaz also has a number of responsibillity’s under her including Wedding and Ultimate service organinsing, timesheets and targets as well, Kaz is also the person that organises all the Saturday Juniors, so if you know a child that is interested in hair or beauty, is still at school and wants a part time Saturday Job, Kaz is the one to contact by either calling the Salon on 01493 603336 or e-mail her on firstname.lastname@example.org . This is a great team and works really well together making sure you the clients, first and last impression of the Salon are rememberable.