CEO & President
City Spa & Jake's Place
Changes Hairstyling, City Spa and Jake’s Place began as a children’s hair salon in 1983. We have come a long way since 1983, but we pride ourselves in being able to cater to the whole family – from the youngest to the very wisest! From the bus stop to City Spa! Many of you who have been with us for years have seen our constant growth. Thank you!
We feel very fortunate to be able to provide you the very best our industry has to offer.
- The most talented people
- The greatest number of options for both styles and services
- The most flexibility in scheduling
- The most current thinking in the field
Our position as an in-salon tester for the latest products and technologies allows us to generate resources necessary to maintain Changes’ high standards – performance, products and professionalism.
We are committed to:
- Life-long Learning - the basis for growth - the contouring of the mind.
- Value Added Services - above and beyond your expectations.
- Teamwork - the whole is much greater than the sum of its parts.
- Constant Improvements - pursuing perfection.
- Being Positive - encouraging each other to reach higher standards through positive support and teamwork we are able to provide our customers with not only great service, but also the best, most well-rounded professionals in the industry.
Honors, Awards and Achievements
- Norfolk's Best Award
1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
- Top 200 Fastest Growing Salons in America by Salon Today Magazine
Three years running - 1998, 1999, and 2000 & again in 2010
- 1998 The Elite Who's Who Among Outstanding Female Executives
- 1999 Recipient of the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award
- 1999 Blue Chip Enterprise Initiative National Competition Finalist
- 2000 Recipient of the Outstanding Professional Woman of Hampton Roads Award
- 2001 Recipient of the National Association of Woman Business Owners Award - Entrepreneurial Woman of the Year
- 2010 Tom Winfree Award