Introducing...A Touch of Elegance Salon and Spa
01/29/2010 04:21AM ● Published by Wendy Sipple
Photo by Dante Fontana
Describe your business. Did you find it, or did it find you?
We are a full-service hair salon with perks: We have a manicurist, massage therapist, and a facialist.
What was your first job, and what did you learn from the experience?
My very first job was a library page at Palo Alto Library. I started working on computers and helped people find books; it was fun.
Why is your staff the best in the business?
They really care about their clients and truly want to make them happy and look their best.
What life accomplishments are you most proud of?
My daughter makes me proud.
Who is your role model in business or in life, and why?
My father was a stylist and had his own salon for many years. He was excellent at what he did.
Where do you go when the going gets tough?
I pray a lot.
What’s your hidden talent?
I do oil painting.
What’s your biggest job perk?
Having my own spa – it can’t get better than that.
What’s your favorite place to eat out locally?
I love Cascada on Main Street.
Where do you and your family go locally to have fun?
I go shopping on Main Street or to the movies.
What’s your favorite childhood memory?
Going to the beach and boardwalk in Santa Cruz.
What’s your favorite local event that you go to?
I love Apple Hill, and the Christmas tree lighting.
What’s your favorite local business other than your own?
Placerville Clothing Company.
If you could be any other profession what would it be?
An artist, painter and writer.
And finally, customer service is…?
Making sure that our customers always feel welcome and have a wonderful experience in our establishment.so that they will always want to come back!
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