Lisa Fraser, owner of Pompadours since the doors opened in 1990, has been in the hair industry since 1980. With an eye for shape and form that developed early on with her love of art and photography, Lisa strives to find the best style to suit each individual face shape, hair texture, and lifestyle. She loves all forms of cutting from precision classics to cutting edge pixies, long flowing layers to short and textured. She has a natural talent for cutting including precision scissor cutting as well as excelling in razor cutting! She has studied at the Vidal Sassoon Academy Santa Monica, Jingles Academy New York, American Crew Academy, and Tony and Guy Advanced Academies in Dallas and Long Beach. She has also studied at the Aveda Advanced Academies in New York, Minneapolis, and Denver. She has had the opportunity to study with some of the best artists in the industry including Oscar Bond, Rudy Miles, Gina Derry, Ricardo Dinis, Misael Aponte, and Trevor Sorbie as well as many others over the years. She recently worked behind the scenes at Fashion Week New York Feb 2016. Her role as teacher and mentor inspires old and new talent here at Pompadours.
Co-owner of Pompadours, Eddie Donisvitch started his career in the hair industry in 1988. This award winning stylist brings both experience and expertise to the chair. His clients rave about his natural looking highlights and color as well as his precision haircuts. His focus and passion for the industry have led him all over the country and world seeking education to further his talents. He has studied at the American Crew Advanced Academy, Toni and Guy Advanced Academies in Dallas and Long Beach, Aveda Advanced Academies in New York, Minneapolis, and Denver, and the Vidal Sassoon Advanced Academy in Santa Monica. Eddie regularly attends leading color shows around the country with many of the worlds top colorists. He also keeps current with cutting trends attending classes with industry leaders such as Oscar Bond, Gina Derry, Ricardo Dinis, Travis Parker,Trevor Sorbie as well as others. In 2019, Eddie has continued to expand his knowledge by attending Deva Curl training to further his expertise with curly hair cutting. His extensive education and passion make him a leading hair artist in the Denver/Boulder area!
Rebecca “Becky” Lyle is from the United Kingdom and is a Master Stylist at Pompadours. Becky began her career in 1990 in her hometown of Bath, England and has traveled the world working as a hair stylist on cruise ships. She has most recently worked in San Diego, California before moving back to Colorado, where she is enjoying her second stint at Pompadours. Her education is vast and varied, training with industry leaders at Vidal Sassoon Academy, Wella, Toni & Guy and Aveda. Becky continues to seek out great education opportunities that can add that extra dimension to an already stellar career. Along with her passion for hair, Becky brings a positive attitude and a love of life to the Pompadours team.
Stephanie Moore attended school at the Aveda Institute Denver, graduating at the top of her class in 2006. Stephanie’s education and natural talent for precision cutting has elevated her to the position of master stylist and education director. She developed her passion for education attending the Aveda Master Jam in 2006. She’s continued her advanced technique training with Schwarzkopf Color Education and Aveda Color Education. She has also attended the Vidal Sassoon Advanced Academies in Santa Monica, Chicago, and again in Santa Monica, where her focus was women’s hair cutting, advanced hair cutting, and most recently men’s cutting and styling. She participated in the 2017 New York fashion week and was hooked! She is hoping to be part of future fashion weeks! Stephanie is American Crew certified and specializes in men’s haircutting.
Minhwa Lee attended the Aveda Institute of Denver and graduated as valedictorian in 2016. Along with that, she received the Rising Star Award, Inspire Greatness Champion Award, Most Services Award, and Best Overall Photoshoot Award. Before her experience in the hair industry, she majored in fashion design in college and also worked as a makeup artist. She had the opportunity to take an Aveda color class with Ian Michael Black, Aveda’s Global Artistic Director, and the opportunity to work with Heggy Gonzalez and Brad Van Dyke in an Editorial Remix. In 2019, Minhwa has continued her education with attending Vidal Sassoon Academy for precision cutting techniques and continues to further her education in both cutting and coloring classes. She loves creating perfectly blended colors and precision cuts; specializes in balayage, fashion colors, and special occasion hair styling and makeup application. She admires the guest to stylist interaction in the salon and strives to make every client walk away happy and educated about their hair. Outside the salon, Minhwa loves to hike, cook, and bake with her two daughters.
Stephanie’s last name is in fact, “Red Shirt”. Stephanie graduated from the Aveda Institute of Denver in 2013. Wanting more education, she started the Pompadours Apprentice Program in 2014. Stephanie really enjoys creative color with balayage or ombre techniques. She shines when given curly/thick hair or short fade hairstyles as well as special occasion hair and makeup. Stephanie completed the Babe Hair Extensions Mastery Tour in 2018 and is now certified in Tape-in, I-Tip, Flat-Tip and Fusion hair extensions. She can help anyone struggling with hair loss by giving them the confidence needed. She’s always creating something beautiful. Stephanie has two kids of her own so she is wonderful for any parent’s need in child’s cuts. Her time spent away from the salon is mostly with her kids and enjoying another passion of hers–baking!
Damira McPherson is from Chicago and comes with 5 years of experience at a North Shore Aveda Salon. She enjoys interacting with her clients, focusing on their needs and has a huge passion for creating looks for her clients that go along with their day-to-day lifestyle. After graduating beauty school in 2014, she continued her education in a 2 year intensive Aveda training program. She then continued advancing her education at Vidal Sassoon in both Chicago and Santa Monica. She is certified in all areas of services including tape-in extensions, American wave, color and cut. Damira’s main goal is to make every guest feel comfortable, build their trust, and leave feeling confident. Outside of work, Damira loves to attend yoga retreats, travel, hike, and try new experiences.
Katie Valdez, born and raised here in Colorado, is a pure joy to be around and loves hiking in the beautiful outdoors. Katie graduated from the Aveda Institute of Denver, CO. in 2016 and chose Pompadours to commit her career to. After going through our Apprentice Program here, she earned a full-time stylist position in 2018. Since then, she has shown true passion for doing hair and continues to further her education. Katie has attended Vidal Sassoon training two years in a row and cannot wait to attend again this year. She excels at cutting hair, especially men’s fading and beard shaping.
Haili Sosebee’s passion for hair led her to the Aveda Institute in Denver, Colorado. Upon graduating in the beginning of 2016, she immediately continued her training with the Apprentice Program at Pompadours Salon. She’s always been a natural talent and has showed great skill with all types of blonding for both men and women whether it’s a complete makeover or a subtle sun-kissed look. With her magic blow-dries and beachy-wave styling, Haili will make you feel like a style icon. She is such a pleasure with her free-spirit personality and fun attitude. Through her training, she has become talented at short hair fades and textured hair styling. Haili is inspiring to work with as she’s always pushing herself to learn more and seeking perfection with every head of hair she touches. She’s a trend-setter at work, but outside of the salon she enjoys taking her chihuahua puppies out for a hike.
Receiving high honors at the Aveda Institute in Denver, Colorado; Sophie Arnold was selected to represent the Aveda brand at New York Fashion Week in 2019. After graduation, she joined the Pompadours family and has brought a fresh set of talents and uniqueness to the salon. Sophie is bright and colorful both in her personality and in the hair and makeup looks she creates. She has a passion for formulating and painting custom vivid colors or braid-in hair for funky vibrant festival looks. When Sophie isn’t coloring hair in the salon, she is attending the next music festival to keep her up on the latest trends and staying inspired to create new ideas. She enjoys paddle boarding with her dog Luna by day and becomes a visual light show gloving artist by night.