REECIA MAXWELL, Owner / Master Stylist
Born and raised in New Hampshire, Nikki graduated from the Portsmouth Beauty School of Cosmetology in 2007. She then worked at a Salon in Portsmouth, NH for a year. In 2009 Nikki moved to Missoula and attended the University of Montana graduating with a B.S in Business Management. Upon graduation, she worked for several years in hospitality. Nikki started working at Reecia’s March of 2016 where she went through a 12-week Aveda training program and assisted Reecia for 6 months. Since becoming a part of Reecia’s Team, Nikki continues to further her education by taking frequent color, cutting, and technique classes.
JANICE LAMPARELLI, Lead Nail Technician
Since 1997, Janice has been providing beautiful, classic nail looks to Whitefish clientele. Her genuine personality and down-to-earth style make it easy for Janice to develop the perfect look. Involving clients in the process helps their personal style and taste shine through, finishing with a polished look that’s both individual and impressive.
“I am a perfectionist and a great listener too!”
Emary Lee is a local graduate from Pela Beauty Academy in Kalispell. After graduating in 2014 Emary moved to Tampa Florida where she was a stylist at one of highest-rated Kevin Murphy salons in Tampa Bay. There she was involved with published photoshoots, large runway shows, and many other exciting and challenging events including a Norma Kamali fashion show.
In early 2020 Emary moved back to Montana and joined our team where she is excited to be involved in Aveda and experience the continued education offered here at Reecia’s.
Emary specializes in balayage and short women’s cuts but enjoys anything challenging! Emary is our wedding coordinator here at Reecia’s as she loves all things weddings and working with brides to help make sure their day runs as smoothly as possible!
Born and raised in Arkansas, Maria obtained her B.S. in Organizational Leadership at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith in 2016. Upon graduation, Maria moved to North Carolina working in various sales roles and as a nanny. Following her love for creativity, she enrolled in the Cosmetology program and received her Cosmetology Certification from Wake Technical Community College in Raleigh, North Carolina in 2020. Maria’s heart for adventure and skiing brought her here to Montana and has been a part of our team since August of 2020 where she went through a 12-week Aveda training program and assisted master stylist, Reecia. Maria continues to further her education in balayage, fashion color concepts, and technical cutting classes.
“My joy in this industry is learning new techniques and giving others a confidence boost by creating a look that compliments their natural beauty.”
Diana is the friendly face at the front desk. She loves to find ways to make your day special! She is happy to answer your questions about Aveda products and services, schedule your appointments, help you choose the perfect shade of lip gloss and make your visits seamless and spectacular.
Diana is Arizona-born, Montana-raised, mother of 3 amazing kids, one dog, and a lover of all things relating to gardening, reading, and ancient history. Make her day and tell her a good joke on your way out!
” Seeing our guests walk away with a beautiful new look and boost of confidence is one of my favorite parts of my job! “
“You have brains in your head, you have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any way you choose” -Dr Suess
Joena was originally born in Switzerland but her gypsy soul has led her to live all over the U.S. She graduated Cosmetology school in 2011 from Empire Beauty School in Prescott, AZ, and immediately started practicing her trade.
After 8 years she decided to go back to school where she earned a degree to become a Radiology Technologist.
Upon graduation, she started working at a busy orthopedic office in Nashville, TN but quickly realized her passion was in hair. Her love for mountains and nature led her to Montana in the summer of 2021 where she was given the amazing opportunity to join Reecias Salon and Spa. She loves all things hair, especially balayage techniques that allow for seamless, natural looks.
Joena is always taking frequent cutting and coloring classes to expand her knowledge and continue her strive for perfection.