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.”
joined bijin in 2015
Carrie graduated from Arizona State University and attended Richmond College in London. She values her family, hard work and overcoming challenges. Carrie's mission in life is to be fulfilled in family and work.
Fun fact: “I met Princess Diana!”
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!”
senior service coordinator
joined bijin in 2018
Helena studied chemistry at the University of Missouri Kansas City and also attended Missouri Fine Arts Academy where she studied theatre. She is a professional pet stylist and managed a pet salon before joining bijin. Helena loves learning, and if there is something she wants, she will do whatever necessary to achieve her goal.
Fun Fact: "I donated bone marrow to a perfect stranger two months after joining the national registry and saved an AML patient’s life."
guest services supervisor
joined bijin in 2015
Kayla, who is a Certified Nursing Assistant, has worked in the Salon and Spa Industry since 2014 and been in Customer Service since 2011. She has gained knowledge by attending Continuing Education classes with coworkers and currently is attending school in Business Management.
Fun fact: “I’m a bit of a nature junkie. My goal is to go to all of the national parks by the time I turn 25!”
joined bijin in 2013
Mary Ann graduated from Wichita State University with a BA degree in Business Administration. From 1988-1995, she was VP of Marketing and Research at Cohen-Esrey Real Estate Services; after that, she held various Retail positions while raising her children. “I love working (and laughing) with so many talented and accomplished women at bijin.”
Fun fact: “I was voted “Best Hair” in 7th grade.”
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?!”
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!”