REECIA MAXWELL, Owner/ Master Stylist
NIKKI WALLAR, Senior Stylist/ Barber
NIKKI BASCOM-JORDT, Senior Stylist/Color Specialist
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 in 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, Senior Stylist/Blonde Specialist/Voted Best in Whitefish 2022&2023
In 2014 Emary graduated from Pela beauty academy in Kalispell. After graduating she expanded her career to Tampa Florida where she was involved in published photo shoots, large fashion shows and many other exciting events.
Emary joined our team in early 2020 bringing her passion for color and learning to the next level with Aveda. Emary specializes in blonding, haircuts for fine hair and enjoys anything challenging.
Emary was voted best stylist in Whitefish 2022 and 2023 and can’t wait to welcome her guests into her chair!
Mallory Kroll is an Aveda Institute graduate of 2013 Esthetics and Nail tech. After I’ve gained years of experience waxing, skincare, and nail care in Tennessee. I specialize in skincare and balancing the whole body with massage techniques from head to toe. Customizing care for the face, body, hands, and feet. My facials incorporate goal-oriented results while also offering relaxation and pampering to any one of our Aveda facials. I’m passionate about esthetics and nail care, helping others to love the skin they are in, and having healthy nails!
“Your mind body and spirit need conscious nurturing- not just sometimes but every day”
Emily was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Growing up, she loved all things beauty related. She was always doing her own nails, makeup, and she even did her friends and family’s makeup for special events. After high school, she started working retail in the beauty department. All of that pushed her to attend Casal Aveda Institute in Youngstown, Ohio. She graduated from the advanced esthetician program in May of 2021. In June of 2021, she attended a classic eyelash extensions course through Lavish Lashes.
She joined our team in October of 2021 and has been enjoying growing more in Aveda and learning from fellow artists. She enjoys the customization/relaxation aspects of facials and lash extensions. Helping people feel confident in their skin drives her passion! She wants to keep growing and continuing her education. She is eager and excited for what the future holds!
Madi was raised locally in the flathead valley and graduated from Creviers Academy in may 2022. She has always had a natural talent for hair and even began doing her family’s hair at the age of 3. Madi enjoys blonding services, trying out new color trend techniques and specializes in braiding and updos. Madi began her hair journey with us in May in our training program where she trained alongside our senior stylists. She began taking her own guests in July 2022 and is excited to start customizing colors and grow her skills. Madi’s natural talent and fresh outlook on learning will help her to grow to amazing heights!
“I love going home knowing that I made someone’s day”
Sonora is a Montana native, growing up near Great Falls and spending summers with family around the flathead area. After attending Montana State University in Bozeman for a number of years, she moved to Billings where she got her License in Cosmetology from Rituals Institute. She then moved to Kalispell, where she always hoped she would end up.
Sonora has been part of the team at Reecia’s since June of 2023, where she went through a 12-week Aveda training program. She trained under senior stylists Reecia Maxwell and Nikki Wallar. Sonora enjoys cutting and coloring hair, doing special occasion updo’s, and giving manicures and pedicures.
She is part of ,Reecia’s wedding team and loves being involved in people’s special day. Sonora has enjoyed growing and learning from fellow artists and hopes to continue with Aveda Education to further her skills. She thrives in a hands on creative environment, making cosmetology a perfect career.
“I feel grateful to be a part of Reecia’s team, where every day I get to contribute and most of all connect with people and make their day brighter!”