Our Team



Massage Therapist

Danielle Wood is a Licensed Massage Therapist, graduated from Irene’s Myomassology Institute in 2021. She is also a certified permaculturist and continuing education in homeopathic and alternative medicine. She has deeply studied and loves to practice many types of massage and healing modalities. Infusing her earth care, and people care with a touch of soul, and genuine consideration. Her goal is to be a well-rounded medicine woman and provide a unique twist, and relaxing experience for our clients here at Tribute.


Aesthetician/Lash Specialist/Micro-Blader

“In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Devin joined L’espirit Beauty Academy to attain her Aesthetic license. Devin specializes in multiple services such as Xtreme Lash, Borboleta Beauty, Nova lash, Microblading, SkinPen Micro-needling, Hydra Facial and Brow Lamination. You can also find Devin at our front desk; she loves the diversity of the services and loves seeing the happiness on clients faces as they leave the salon! Micro-needling is Devin’s main specialty as she loves seeing the immediate transformation clients receive. As Devin likes to say, Front desk by day, Spa girl by night!



“A smile is the light in the window or your soul.”


Massage Therapist

“We go through a moment…and we come out on the other side.” – Mariah Carey

Joe graduated from the Douglas J Aveda Institute in Ann Arbor in 2013 for Cosmetology with additional cross-training for Spa services. He first began his career as an assistant stylist, building a reputation for giving a superior shampoo experience that clients couldn’t help but notice. Often mistaken as a massage therapist already, Joe decided to return to Douglas J and graduated for Massage Therapy in 2015, the same year he started working at Tribute Salon & Spa. Joe believes that a thorough consultation is the key to a successful massage experience. His reputation is one of professionalism, patience, and intuition. He always books enough time to talk with his clients, so a massage with him never feels rushed and always feels personalized.





Nail Technician Apprentice

“I can do all things through him who gives me strength.” – Philippians 4:13

Anabel has been learning and practicing techniques in manicuring and nail art since she was fourteen. In April of 2021, she began a nail apprenticeship with Tribute, training under the salon’s lead nail technician Lisa Miller. She is now bringing her talent to the public as she has begun taking clients. Anabel’s thorough and gentle work on manicures and pedicures – using Tribute’s large range of nail and skin products – leaves guests confident in their service provider as being a true professional, whereas she is plainly a novice with excellent work ethic and natural talent. Anabel is a fresh high school graduate who can easily relate to all generations with her confidence, humility, and easy-going wit. Her clients are quick to book another appointment with her after experiencing a relaxing visit in the nail room and leaving with beautiful, rejuvenated hands and feet. Make sure to take advantage of her skill with a fine brush and ask for nail art! Anabel can create anything from a classic French manicure to an artistic flowery pattern to a winding burst of color on even the smallest of nails.


Nail Technician

““Sometimes in the waves of change we find our true direction.”

Magdalen is one of Tribute’s nail technicians. She graduated from the Brighton Institute of Cosmetology in 2019 and has been with us since. She specializes in The Gel Bottle, CND Shellac, as well as CND Vinylux nail polish. Magdalen possesses a gentle touch and her attention to detail will leave you loving your nails. If you’re wanting to get creative, ask her about nail art!


Nail Technician

“My mission in life is not only to survive, but to thrive!” – Maya Angelou

Angela completed her nail apprenticeship through Tribute, she has been licensed &offering all nail services for the last 2 years, she loves doing nail art! She is continually practicing different techniques and perfects her skills with her passions for painting, drawing and sculpting. Angela has 6 lizards and a large indoor plant collection.



Nail Technician



Nail Technician

“Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.”

At 11 years old Jonelle started working at her parents’ store where she learned a strong work ethic, she couldn’t wait to graduate high school and start her career in cosmetology. She has now been in the industry for 36 years, she has always done hair & nails, until 8 years ago she decided to focus solely on nails. Her favorite part about being a nail tech is the one-on-one time she gets to spend with each of her clients. She loves helping others as they take time out for self-care. Over the years she has enjoyed the flexibility of being able to stay home with her children, she’s even tried other careers, but she always comes back to what she loves.


Lead Nail Technician

“Each age has its own special joys and experiences. I am always the perfect age for where I am in life.”/p>

Lisa began her cosmetology career in 1984! She began as a stylist assistant to a large creative team for 2 years.
She loved doing hair however, a car accident occurred and changed her path. After a 2-year recovery, she found her self back in the industry she loved. This time she began doing nails. She completed her CND certificate as well as galaxy acrylic. Although relocating her personal life she commuted to maintain her clientele for several years. After accepting a full-time position at a day spa, she began to rebuild her business in Livingston County. Her commitment remains strong in taking care of people, with her detail-oriented personality and the need for perfection to make each guest feel their best. She just views her work as a woven in part of her life. Her current lead responsibilities are to share her knowledge & mentor her team as they collaborate their talents to be their best for clients.



Desk Team

“I can do all things through him who gives me strength.” – Philippians 4:13 

Emily first started her journey as a client here at Tribute, she then realized her love for the industry and decided to work as our font desk concierge. She loves working with both clients and interacting with staff. When Emily is not greeting you with a smile at the desk, you can find her baking the most beautiful cookies and cakes! She is best known for bringing joy to her clients and coworkers. 


Desk Team

“Carpe Diem! Seize the day. Make your lives EXTRAORDINARY.”

Val began the salon industry in 1989 as a front desk coordinator, In the 9 years she also managed a salon developing staff & sales. She completed her degree in deictics at Madonna college in 2006 & was blessed with her son Jack in 2007. She enjoyed the opportunity to become a flight attendant for 2 years merging her love for customer service and travel. In 2011 Val came back to the industry that holds an oft spot in her heart. Val loves helping people feel good about themselves nothing compares.


Desk Team

“As a curly haired woman I say go big…big hair, big eyes, big personality. Let the foot prints you leave behind be hard to fill.”

Kayanna lives in Pinckney and has been in this area for most of her life. Salon culture has always aligned with her soul. Kayanna has been fortunate enough to find a work/home that nourished and encouraged her passion for the guest experience. She is grateful that she is able to be a part of such a wonderful salon family. Not only does she adore her co-workers, but she loves that she gets to cultivate personal relationships with our guests. Every day there are opportunities to make someone smile and let them know that they are cared for. When people contact the salon to make an appointment, they are pausing for a moment in their day to make time for themselves, and she wants that to be a positive experience. Self-care is so important, and she admires people that make it a priority for themselves and their loved ones.


Desk Team

Her real name is Emily, but her stage name t Tribute is Rose. I came to work at Tribute because she loves the beauty industry. She is most interested in skincare and everything that it entails. Rose loves assisting guest as a front desk concierge. It makes her so happy to see guests leaving with glowing skin, shiny hair, and even brighter smile.


Desk Team

“Try to be a Rainbow in someone else’s cloud” – Maya Angelou

You can find Stephanie smiling and cracking jokes at the front as a concierge on our desk team. She was welcomed to Tribute Salon after an organic trip through the fashion and customer service world these last few years. She genuinely loves being able to help our guests book their appointments and watch them leave our salon with heads held a bit higher, smiles a bit bigger and witnessing their inner beauty shine outward. “It is an absolute pleasure to watch the stylists work their artistry and find a little extra sparkle in each guest.” When she’s not watching the magic happen at the salon, she’s at home playing, singing, laughing, dancing and dreaming with her daughter, Ev and our rescue dog, Cooper.



Stylist Assistant


Salon Assistant


Stylist Assistant

Baylie graduated Douglas J Aveda institute: east lansing in 2020 and found Tribute shortly after. Shehas been with Tribute for a year now as a licensed assistant and is eager to see clients. Her education continues through classes taught by Goldwell, Oribe, and the Talented team of educated stylist at Tribute! Baylie is the youngest of 4 sisters, one of whom is also a cosmetologist.


Stylist Assistant


Stylist Assistant



Stylist Assistant


Stylist Assistant

Hayden began her stylist career in July 2020 after graduating from Douglas J Aveda, she has spent the past two years working as a salon assistant and taking many classes through the salon to continue my education, she absolutely loves to do blonde hair but her favorite part of being a hairstylist is connecting with my clientele and making clients feel and look beautiful! On top of Hayden’s talent as a young stylist her customer service is exceptional, she makes you feel as if you’re the only person in the room.


Stylist Assistant

Shannon is a fabulous assistant here at Tribute, she graduated from Dexter High school, during her senior year she attended the Huon Valley Beauty Academy where she received the “excellent student award” Also while In High School she got first place 2 years in a row for SKILLS USA. Shannon is very talented, & hard working, if you’ve been lucky enough to receive a shampoo from her, then you know how great she is at massaging all your stress away while you’re relaxing in the shampoo bowl.


Tribute Salon Spa

401 W. Main Street
Brighton MI 48116