alliguest services project specialist
joined bijin in 2012 Alli earned a Bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University in Hotel and Restaurant Management with a minor in Business Administration. She’s participated in Bumble & Bumble University’s “Fierce Conversations” and has attended The Millennium Experience. Alli loves giving bijin clients individualized customer service and “helping people look and feel their best.” Fun Fact: “My mom is an identical twin and my Grandfather was a triplet!”
joined bijin in 2007
Angela, a former nail technician, has completed Spa Management by Strategies in Austin, Texas (2015), participated in “Fierce Conversations” at Bumble & Bumble University NYC, and attended two Millennium Conferences in Arizona and Florida. She is known for her upbeat attitude and sense of humor—“If I can make at least one person smile, maybe pee their pants a little or spit out a drink—then my day was not wasted!”
Fun fact: “I was a Thespian! I placed first in the State of Missouri for dramatic Interpretation of the “Belle of Amherst” and was in a 5-person musical review at the Folly Theatre.”
with bijin since 2020
CC has been in the guest services field since her first job at age 16. With a BFA in Fine Art and a MS in Art Education, she’s recently worked at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, The Kansas City Art Institute. She has also been the Coordinator for the Mission Farmer’s Market for the last 6 years…but her proudest job title has been “mom” — raising her three daughters.
CC loves to think on her feet, get things done and especially loves meeting everyone who comes through the bijin doors!
Fun Fact: “I love to sew and I’ve even made some of my clothes!”
joined bijin in 2011
Elizabeth graduated from the University of Kansas with a BFA in Graphic Design and Illustration. A successful professional career as a designer at Hallmark Cards soon followed. Later, Elizabeth served as Social Chairman at Homestead Country Club before starting at bijin. Elizabeth enjoys gardening, tennis, scuba diving and sailing when she’s not bijinning!
Fun fact: “I love to sing and play the guitar — very Joni Mitchell-esque!”
hannahservice coordinator joined bijin in 2020 Hannah grew up in Montana and studied a little business at Montana State University before pursuing her lifelong dream of going to Esthetics school which she is currently attending. She is drawn to the beauty industry, where her flexible and caring attitude allows her to handle a wide variety of situations. “I am an Army brat, and know how to go with the flow!” Hannah is excited to be in bijin’s environment and create favorable client experiences. Fun Fact: “I lived in Hawaii for three years!”
lydiaguest services coordinator joined bijin in 2021 Lydia comes to bijin with a BSJ in Strategic Communication and a Minor in Business from the University of Kansas. She has been working in customer service since 2015 and brings her passion for creating lasting relationships with clients. In doing so, Lydia is committed to communicating with respect and transparency while being a helpful resource for others. She will probably greet you with a big grin because she believes in the contagious power of a smile. Fun fact: “I have a red belt in Tae Kwon Do!”
melanieservice coordinator joined bijin in 2018 Melanie studied Marketing at the University of Memphis and brings several years of customer service experience to bijin. Melanie is a true people person with a passion for all things beauty related. She has never met a stranger and loves to uplift others. “I have the gift of gab!” Fun Fact: “My favorite toy as a child was a Chatty Cathy doll….I wonder why?!”
raineguest services coordinator joined bijin in 2021 In 2017, Raine earned a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. With a history in social work and a passion for helping people, she previously worked with homeless LGBTQ youth and against the death penalty. Equipped with a knack for acting quickly in a crisis and listening with an empathetic ear, Raine is excited to start her career in the beauty industry. She has always had an interest in make up and skin care and plans to go back to school for esthetics in the fall. “You have the ability — at any time — to make your life the way you want it. It’s never too late to start over” she says. Fun fact: "I do SFX (Special Effects) make up and like to play with face paints!”
joined bijin in 2015
Stacey came to bijin in 2015 from Halls Plaza where she worked for 20 years. Prior to that, she worked in 401K Administration for 15 years.
Fun fact: “I have an advanced certificate in scuba diving!”
tayaservice coordinator joined bijin in 2019 After graduating from local French Immersion school, Académie Lafayette, Taya became a French translator for Medical Missions Foundation in Ouèlessèbougou, Mali, Africa. She currently is working on her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a focus on Finance, while minoring in French. Fun Fact: “I can bark like a dog!” (But can she in French?)
joined bijin in 2020