• Haley Forshee

    Haley came to Hawthorn from Alchemy Salon in Orlando and is such a great addition. She gives outstanding razor cuts and we’re in awe of her color, balayage and beautiful blow outs. Keeping up with the trends and taking advanced classes, Haley keeps her clients looking updated and current!

    Haley gives patient and caring service and will work with all hair textures. Her fun and sweet personality is a delight to be around.

  • John Henson

    After a sixteen year hairstyling career in Atlanta, John Henson decided to make a move to Florida to work with his buddy and hair mentor, Jim Stracke.  John is a talented hairstylist with extensive training with Redken, Goldwell, Arrojo and has even worked alongside Nick Arrojo at his previous salon.  His training and continued education is apparent in his work as he is loved by his clients.

    John’s technical ability, fun personality and love for hair will make you leave with a smile!  His appreciation for his craft even carries over into his hobbies; he was nicknamed Coach Hairspray by the youth soccer team he coached.

  • Morgan Jones

    Morgan’s clients love her! She is an amazing stylist with a bright and sunny disposition! She does great lived in balayage and is a lover of effortless looking hair! She is a go-to-girl for shags; she excels in cutting short hair on any gender and also loves curls!

    Not only does Morgan love hair, she also is a lover of fashion and does ceramics in her spare time. What a crafty lady!

  • Lanae Savu

    Lanae is the whole package!  She is a senior stylist with a great eye and the experience to make you look your best.  She is a creative colorist that loves doing balayage and is also known for her razor cuts.

    Lanae was a guest stylist at Hawthorn and now has made Jacksonville her home.  She has over a decade of continuing education with Arrojo, Aveda, Goldwell, etc and even led the education program at one of Atlanta’s Top Ten salons.  You will love her!

  • Alyssa Curry

    What a gal! Alyssa is ready to soften your look with natural dimension through balayage and color melting. She loves long layered cuts and giving natural texture with face framing layers.

    She has gone through Hawthorn’s apprentice program and has furthered her education with Redken and Bumble and Bumble. Alyssa’s positive attitude and happy disposition is contagious. Sweet as pie, her clients and co-workers simply adore her.

  • Christina Bing

    It’s Christina Bing! She is one of the most passionate hairstylists we have met. She absolutely loves to cut and color hair.  Being a blonde herself, she is a blonding superstar!! Christina’s clients also love her short textured cuts and pixies.

    Christina started her career fifteen years ago in Ohio and and has continued to increase her passion through the addition of specialized training and education. From being a color educator for Matrix to taking up-styling classes with the avant garde hair designer, Nicholas French, Christina has a pretty broad resume. We couldn’t ask for a better member of the Hawthorn team!

  • Tish Frazier

    Tish is known for her amazing eye and attention to detail. She has a loyal blonde following of classic highlights and bright balayage. Her advanced color skills and polished cuts have made her a Hawthorn Salon favorite!

    Tish went to the Aveda Institute and has furthered her education with Bumble and Bumble and Redken. Tish is really easy to talk to, and in her free time she likes watching sports and seeing live music.

  • Chelsea Todd

    Chelsea embraces her southern heritage and brings that grace and charm to the salon.  Whether she is researching the past for inspiration or looking ahead for what is next, Chelsea stays on top of the trends.  She is known for her sun-kissed blondes, long bobs and men’s cuts. She is also an actual certified Redken stylist! Way to go, Chelsea!

    Chelsea’s approach to doing hair combines skill, creativity and attentiveness.  With a thirst for cultivating her craft, she has excelled through our extensive training program and has become one of the most well-known members of the Hawthorn Salon team.


  • Hannah Masters

    Hannah loves doing color correction and vivid colors! If you want to make a change, let Hannah work some magic!

    Hannah’s clients enjoy being in her chair!! After a recent visit, her client posted:

    “I would highly recommend working with Hannah, she’s a sweetheart! She listened to what I wanted and came through with the exact results! My hair feels long and healthy”

  • Jill Wentworth

    Want to revamp your bleach and tone or change your look? Jill is your girl!  She started her hairstyling career right here in Jacksonville and Hawthorn is happy to have her as an addition! 

    Jil’s attention to detail is apparent in her cutting and coloring skills and her easy going personality will definitely make you feel right at home!

  • Ginny Hancock

    “Ginny is a miracle worker” says a recent yelp review. We do not disagree. She is definitely your gal if you want a revamp! Ginny loves doing color of all kinds, especially blondes. Whether you are a bleach and tone or a rooty balayage, she will brighten your blonde and your day!

    Ginny came to Hawthorn from the Aveda School and excelled in the salon’s apprentice program. She has a strong passion for hair as well as a positive and professional attitude. Not only will she make your hair look beautiful, she will make you feel good while she is doing it!

  • Christie Stracke

    Christie is the behind the scenes person that keeps this show on the road!

    If you call the salon, you will most likely hear her southern accent on the other end. She is a small town gal with big city experience.

    With a degree in fashion design & marketing and many years of experience as a buyer, it is no wonder that Hawthorn Salon has a great selection of prestige beauty products on the shelves.

  • Jim Stracke

    Jim has twenty two years of experience as a hairstylist and has trained under leading names at Bumble and Bumble, Aveda, Redken and more. Jim runs the apprentice program at Hawthorn Salon. (Please email us with inquiries about the program.)

    Jim and his wife moved from Washington D.C. in 2008 and fell in love with the Riverside/Avondale neighborhood. After working in the area for a couple of years, Jim saw the need for a new type of Jacksonville salon…soon after, Hawthorn Salon was born!

  • Join Our Team

    We are always searching for new members to join us!  We’ve worked hard to cultivate an inspirational and creative work environment.  Come join in on the fun! Email to inquire:

    We would love to consider you for a position!  Possible positions include front desk, stylist and assistant/apprentice. Email to inquire :