Salon Owner and Master Stylist
As a platform artist with Nick Arrojo and a former Goldwell educator, Derek has become an expert razor and scissor cutter and master colorist with a high level of skill. In 2011 his longtime dream was realized with the opening of D.Anthony. With a commitment to education and a dedication to excellence in technical skill, Derek created the culture that has driven the success for D.Anthony and built a team of highly educated and talented stylists. As a leader with a true passion for his craft, Derek looks to make every woman in his chair feel the sexiest and most confident she can be.
Rosie’s love for doing hair was planted at an early age while watching her mother as a stylist. She was excited to see the power her mother had through changing her clients look and how they felt about themselves. After 1 year at D.Anthony, Rosie decided to take her skills to the next level and attended an intensive 4 week Boot Camp at Arrojo Advanced Academy. Hair Painting has become Rosie’s signature, and she has her painted her way to one of the best colorists on the D.Anthony team. She is our lead instructor when we host hair painting workshops at our Studio, teaching other hairdressers the art of painting hair. She is certified in American Wave, Easihair extensions, Advanced scissor cutting, and advanced hair color. She strongly believes that in this industry you can never stop learning, and bringing new trends and techniques to her clients keeps her passion flaming.
With over a decade of experience, Sabrina is a true example of hard work, dedication, and commitment to her craft. As a licensed professional, her passion has taken her skills to new heights. Sabrina has been trained in numerous well known color brands, and is considered a specialist in Hair Painting and Balayage. Sabrina’s experience and talents range from razor and scissor cutting to hair painting, multi-dimensional color, and corrective color. She’s also certified in tape-in Easihair pro hair extensions. Sabrina was honored to have been a part of working on editorial shoots with Arrojo, and her work is featured in many of the D.Anthony collections and looks. As a professional, Sabrina is committed to consistently providing her clients with excellent service as well as educating them with tools and products to maintain their looks at home.
For Amanda, becoming a hair stylist was a natural decision. She started working in salons at a young age and decided to attend Cosmetology school. Her passion for hair has continued to grow since. Amanda trained at a successful and upscale salon for four years and in March of 2013, joined the D.Anthony team. She believes education is essential in being a successful stylist and the key to growth; it allows her to learn and utilize new techniques and expand her creativity. Amanda has been educated at Redken Exchange, the Joico Art Institute, and most recently Arrojo Advanced Academy, where she attended a 4 week intensive “Boot Camp”. Amanda’s passion motivates her to strive for success and give her clients the best styles to make them look and feel great.
Ashley’s passion for hair color and natural creativity led her to attend Cosmetology school after earning a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Following her love of the craft she continued her education once she earned her cosmetology license, training with the likes of master colorist Beth Minardi, and attending multiple classes at Arrojo Advanced Academy. Ashley is also an accomplished hairdresser and our lead stylist for weddings and other special occasions. The challenge of combining the best color to complement an incredible haircut and style for someone thrills her. Ashley loves helping a client translate a vision in their mind into a reflection in the mirror.
Nicole’s dedication to the craft of hairdressing was apparent from the moment she joined the D.Anthony team. Her attention to detail and technical skill both in hair color and cutting have become remarkable. After graduating from Cosmetology school in 2012, Nicole worked as an assistant to a prestigious 5th ave NYC salon before entering the D.Anthony training program. She also attended the Spring session of Arrojo Boot Camp where she continued to polish her skill set and grow her craft. Nicole’s commitment to excellence and strong work ethic have helped her rise quickly as an in-demand hairdresser on the D.Anthony salon floor.
Stylist Level 2
After graduating from Arrojo Cosmetology School in April of 2018, Stephanie became a member of our team at D.Anthony and worked her way through our apprentice training program.
Through this early part of her career, Stephanie says that doing hair has been one of the most fulfilling and rewarding experiences she’s ever had. It’s allowed her to express her creative and artistic mind and build relationships with so many new and incredible people. She loves being able to help boost her client’s confidence and gets inspired when an idea comes to life through hair. She loves being a part of such a creative industry and enjoys the freedom of customizing a look to create her clients desired outcome.
Stephanie says “I’ve never enjoyed coming to work so much! D Anthony is not only full of talented people, it is filled with kind, caring, helpful people that always have your back! All of my coworkers have helped build the confidence I have today behind the chair and have become more like mentors to me. It’s such an inspiring place to work at and I learn something new everyday!”
Stylist Level 2
Karen loves being able to transform someone’s appearance and give them their “dream hair.” She enjoys the confidence and happiness her clients experience through their hair. “I think everything in life is a form of art. I’m constantly inspired by the creativity of my peers, the changing environment we live in, and the freedom of expression” says Karen.
At D.Anthony Karen has built so many great friendships with the team. She’s grateful that she gets to work with her friends everyday and says it really is more like a little family. Karen’s skillset, talent, joyful nature, & positive energy has elevated our team and creates an enjoyable & consistent experience for all who sit in her chair.
Stylist Level 1
Stylist level 1
Charisma started as a student in makeup school in NYC which led her to enroll at Arrojo Cosmetology School where she found her true passion. After joining our team and our training program, it was clear that Charisma was a dedicated worker who was determined to succeed.
“I love putting a smile on my clients face and making them feel the best version of themselves” says Charisma. She’s a gifted and natural artist who is inspired by all of her surroundings. Her motivation is fueled by making her dreams into a reality and wanting to push herself to grow and evolve.
Those who know Charisma describe her as fun loving, hard working, precise, detail oriented, and incredibly diligent. She loves the support she receives from Derek Anthony as well as the entire team and enjoys how she is encouraged to grow, push through boundaries, and challenge herself. We can’t wait to see what is in store for her in her career and know she’s capable of anything she puts her mind to.
Stylist Level 1
“What I love most about doing hair is that it allows me to show my creativity through different color and cuts,” says Maggie. Her lively personality and positive attitude has enhanced our team and brings a unique dynamic.
Maggie loves the amazing team that surrounds her here at D.Anthony Studio. She says, “There is so much to learn from each individual person. All the stylists are extremely supportive and want to see everyone succeed.” We are excited to watch Maggie flourish and grow and know that the sky is the limit for her future!
Stephanie is a Licensed Aesthetician, having earned her license in Jacksonville, Florida. Stephanie brings a wealth of skincare knowledge to our salon with a background in lasers, plastic surgery, and body sculpting. Using an inside-out approach, she focuses on results-driven aesthetics. She is an expert in Obagi Medical. She specializes in treating challenging skin conditions through a combination of treatments, technology, and medical grade skincare. Stephanie has over 10 years of experience in performing dermaplanes, microneedling, hydrafacials, chemical peels, photo facials, laser hair removal, microdermabrasion and much more! In her spare time, she loves working out, karaoke, and traveling.
Take your hair experience to the next level
Monday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Team Training Program
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Regular Salon Hours
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Saturdays 8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
D. Anthony Studio