Wendy Yako

Master Stylist

Wendy has been apart of the Phd family since 2014 and has been in the cosmetology industry for over 30 years. What you expect from Wendy as a stylist is a custom fit color and cut that will enhance your facial features, skin tone, eye color, and also your lifestyle. Wendy specializes in everything from razor hair sculpting to precision cuts, corrective color and gray coverage/blending, to amazing blow-outs and styles.

On top of being a great stylist, Wendy has also trained with some of the top stylist in the industry, including Don Bewley, the founder and creator of Eufora. She continues to train in advanced hair color education, and shares her knowledge by educating our family here at Phd!

Julie Persico


Julie has been in the cosmetology industry since 2010 and became apart of the PHD team in 2012. Julie is always educating herself on the newest trends and styles, and loves creating everyday looks that her clients can recreate at home. She specializes in everything from natural, soft colors to bold dimensional colors, balayages, ombres, foils, cuts and blowouts! Julie is also highly qualified in make-up and facial waxing. Her quest happiness is of the utmost importance and she always goes above and beyond to ensure complete satisfaction!


Haley Dearfield

Stylist and Nail Technician

Dee Adams

Nail Technician

Dee has been in the nail industry since 2003 and has been here at Salon PHD since then. Dee has amazing attention to detail, and always goes the extra mile to make your experience here very welcoming and relaxing.





Leslie Carpenter



Caren Lair

Independent Nail Technician

Caren runs her own nail business and we are happy to have her do that in our salon space. She began her working relationship with PHD in 2018 and we are excited to watch her continued success.

Caren has been a licensed cosmetologist for just over 30 years. Two things that are most rewarding to her in the beauty industry are making people look and feel great about themselves. She specializes in everything nails! Caren attends regular training classes to stay up-to-date with the latest trends.