Meet our Stylists.
At Kenzo Salon our stylists are known for their professional and high standard approach to cutting and coloring hair. Our staff keep up to date with current techniques and styles by attending workshops and training seminars in New York City regularly.
Kenny Romano Stylist/Owner
Kenneth Romano hairstylist and owner of Kenzo salon. With over 17 years of experience, Kenny opened up Kenzo salon in 2007. A graduate from LIBS Hair Academy, Kenny’s training includes Bumble & Bumble University in NYC, Paul Mitchell in California, and Deva Curl in NYC. He is also a Goldwell color specialist. Kenny’s talent is creating natural looking color, straight razor cutting, short textured cuts, and curly hairstyles. “One of the aspects of my career that I like most is being able to make friendships, while being immersed in an artistic setting.” Besides hair, Kenny is very passionate about health & fitness, and traveling. In fact, if he is absent from the salon for more than a few days, he is most likely in another country traveling abroad.
Sarah DePriest Stylist
Sarah studied at New England Hair Academy and received her training in Boston. She has been a part of the Kenzo team since 2010. Her continued education includes Bumble & Bumble University in New York City, as well as advanced color classes through GOLDWELL. Edgy pixies, sleek bobs and daring new styles are Sarah’s favorite looks to create. “My favorite products at the moment are Kevin Murphy’s Doo.Over Spray and Bumble & Bumble’s Dry Spun Spray- both are great for added texture and give tons of volume.” Sarah loves to make her clients feel as great as they look. Additionally, she loves to stay creative by being involved with arts and crafts -she has a talent for handmade gifts and scrapbooking.
Brandy Castillo Network Educator, Stylist
Before joining Kenzo salon, Brandy worked on Newbury Street in Boston and before that she worked in New York City for many years. Her specialty is listening to a client’s needs and customizing a look that is perfect for that individual. She loves every aspect of her career from color & cutting, to make-up applications, to building friendships. She loves connecting with people, especially fellow mothers as she is a mother herself. Outside of the salon, Brandy enjoys spending her extra time with volunteer work and being a sport’s mom. Brandy’s education includes Antonio Prieto training program in New York, New York; Toni + Guy cutting technique, with advanced classes at Vidal Sassoon and Bumble & Bumble University in New York, New York. Additionally, Brandy is a M.A.C. trained make-up artist and is also a network educator for Bumble & Bumble (having completed Network Educator I and II program in NYC).
Bridget Krane Stylist
Bridget Krane has been a part of the Kenzo salon team since 2010. Her passion for hair goes well beyond that. She began her training at Toni + Guy Hair Academy with no doubt to further her education with Bumble & Bumble University, Goldwell, and Kevin Murphy. She believes keeping up with education is very important in staying up–to-date with new trends. Specializing in creative cutting and coloring, Bridget can make all your hair dreams come true. She strives to make people feel good about themselves. While enjoying the fun upbeat vibe Kenzo salon provides, she brings in a little fun and an edgy style & personality. Whether you want a contemporary or a classic cut, or a funky avant-garde style you are sure to be pleased with the experience you will have with Bridget as well as the result!
Lisa Swasey Stylist
Lisa has been a stylist since 2004 and received training through the Aveda Institute, Jamison Shaw Academy, Bumble & Bumble and Goldwell. Her artistic vision and attention to detail allows her to create modern looks that are customized to each clients’ hair texture, facial features and lifestyle. She enjoys the ever changing nature of the beauty industry and is constantly working on her own innovative techniques. Her second passion in life is animals, especially her French bulldog “Ollie”. A Natural talent, Lisa was cutting and styling friends and family long before she began her career- she loves sharing that passion with her clients.
Nick Rocco Stylist
Nick has been a part of the Kenzo team for over 4 years. He began his career early, as he knew he wanted to be in the hair industry early on. He has been on top of furthering his education by attending top quality classes such as Bumble & Bumble Styling 1, Goldwell's ABC of Hair Painting (balayage), Design Workshop, Design Studio, Eufora Foundations 2, and Advanced Cutting. “I believe that a thorough consultation is the key to being a great hairstylist -it allows me to get a full understanding of what my guest wants to do with their hair, even if it is the 10th time they are in my chair.” When it comes to hair, Nick has a passion for it all. He specializes in both color and cutting. If he’s not in the salon, you can catch Nick either fishing or renovating homes.
Dena Hallisey Stylist
Dena has been a part of the Kenzo team for a few years and in the industry for 5 years. As a newer stylist, she strives to learn the newest trends and techniques. Her ongoing education includes: Goldwell certified, Goldwell Blonding 1 & 2, Kevin Murphy Foundations, and Kevin Murphy Styling. She enjoys every aspect of what it is to be a stylist- loves satisfying her clients and making personal connections. Her specialty is highlighting- if you are looking to go on the lighter side, you’ve found your match. Furthermore, Dena has a talent for eyebrow sculpting. Certified in three different hair extension brands, she can transform your short style into a long and luscious one. In addition to the beauty industry, Dena has a love for animals and enjoys being outdoors- especially at the beach.
Mary White Stylist
Mary has been a member of team KENZO since 2015. Coming from an artistic background, she loves working with clients to achieve their hair goals. She has continued her education with Bumble & Bumble in NYC, Kevin Murphy, and GOLDWELL. Her certifications include: Balayage Bootcamp, Creative Color Workshop with Pulp Riot, and Keratin Complex. Mary is passionate about various artistic endeavors which enables her to apply her creative skills and imagination into her passion for hair. Vintage styling & vivid hair coloring are her specialties. In her spare time, she loves reading comics and printmaking.
Crystal Doherty Stylist
Having moved back to the local area, Crystal has been a part of the KENZO team since February 2017. After graduating from Blaine Beauty School, she became a stylist in 2004. She gained experience while working with Aveda’s color line, along with Goldwell color, Bumble & Bumble, and Kevin Murphy. She regularly attends classes to keep up on all the latest trends. Making people smile and feel great about themselves, as well as being artistic is what she enjoys most. Razor cuts, Women’s & Men’s cuts, Formal Up-Do Styling and Hair Color are just a few of the services she specializes in. When Crystal isn’t in the salon, she enjoys spending time with her son and volunteering at different shelters.
Shannon O’Brien Stylist Apprentice
Shannon has always had a passion for the beauty industry. She graduated from Hair’s How in 2015. Since graduating, Shannon has been continuing her education through in salon classes and with one-on-one training. Her strengths include fantasy colors and braiding. She looks forward to furthering her career as a stylist and making each client feel welcomed and beautiful.
Amanda Flaherty Junior Stylist
Amanda has always dreamed of having a career where she can be creative and make people feel great. With a background in fashion and visual merchandising, sister industry of cosmetology, she understands trends, balance and color theory -knowledge she will utilize with hair and makeup in her career as a cosmetologist at KENZO salon. Her training includes Bumble & Bumble University in NYC, Kevin Murphy Men's cutting, and Creative Color Workshop with Pulp Riot.
Joanne Danilchuk Receptionist
"I take pride In providing the ultimate customer service for all of our clients at Kenzo Salon."
Chris Antonelli Receptionist
KENZO Salon staff believes they have a responsibility to all of their clients. “I love working at KENZO Salon because it is our goal to make each clients’ experience tailored to their individual needs, illuminating their natural beauty.”