OUR TEAM

Erin Macias – Owner, Colorist/Stylist

Erin’s vision for bE Salon is to provide outstanding service in a relaxed, professional environment. bE Salon was opened on the belief that going to the salon and getting your hair done should feel like you are hanging out with your family, friends, meeting new ones, and becoming the most bEautiful you.  Erin’s passion for the industry drives her attention to detail, commitment, and excellence.

Erin has been in the beauty industry for over 18 years; it is a passion that began as a small child. A passion that was inspired by hanging out with her grandmother at the local beauty parlor.

Erin prides herself on making her clients feel renewed, refreshed, and beautiful after their salon experience. She has a vast knowledge of hair color, haircuts, and styling products that can reveal the missing puzzle piece to your ideal look. Erin also takes pride in constantly educating herself on the latest trends through advanced education classes and hair shows.

Erin is certified in multiple methods of Babe Hair extensions, Brazilian Blowouts, Lash extensions, and lash lifts.

  • Redken
  • Redken Shades EQ
  • Calura
  • Pulp Riot
  • Brazilian Blowout
  • Babe Hair extensions
  • Bella Lash extensions

Joni Kertesz – Manager, Colorist/Stylist

As a graduate from Classic Beauty College of Cosmetology, Joni makes color formulation seem effortless. Blondes are her passion and she is a true “Blondeologist”. If you have passed by a beautiful blonde around town chances are she has had her hands in it. Joni is always continuing her education in order to keep up on the latest techniques, trends, and styles. She continues to instill her Vidal Sassoon training into her cutting techniques. Joni specializes in short haircuts and color corrections. Joni was also an educator for Paul Mitchell for 2 years. She makes sure to listen to her clients wants and needs each time they come in.

  • Paul Mitchell
  • Redken Shades EQ
  • Pulp Riot
  • Schwarzkopf

Erika Staten – Colorist/Stylist

Erika is native to Cave Creek, Arizona. She has the ability to bring BIG city style to our beautiful small town. She graduated from Classic Beauty College of Cosmetology and has been in the industry for over 10 years. Erika’s knowledge of the industry is vast and thrives on learning the latest trends and techniques. Erika poses true artistic vision and shows impeccable attention to every detail. Her bubbly personality is infectious throughout our salon and carries through to her work. Erika is trained in Paul Mitchell, Redken, and is a certified Brazilian Blowout specialist.

  • Kenra
  • Redken Shades EQ
  • Brazilian Blowout

Kirsten Virgulto – Colorist/Stylist

Kirsten comes to bE Salon by way of Connecticut. She graduated Paul Mitchell School of Cosmetology. 

Kirsten is a youthful trendsetter! She merges stylish sophistication and youthful vitality to produce a trend setting creation with every client. She has always finds joy in helping others and making people feel beautiful. She strongly believes in continued education so she can always bring the latest fashion and hair trends to her clients. She is able to prescribe styling products that make her styling talent at the salon continued at home.

  • Paul Mitchell
  • Redken Shades EQ
  • Brazilian Blowout

Debra Simonds – Colorist/Stylist

Deb is originally from Rochester, NY. She has been doing hair in Cave Creek for the past 17 years. Deb brings 38 years of the beauty industry to our salon. Her wealth of knowledge and her willingness to share and mentor is generous and selfless. She also believes in continued education knowing that you can always learn something new.

She absolutely loves doing hair and you can tell by the way she walks into the salon. With a smile on her face, she says, “it never feels like I’m at work .”

  • Redken
  • Redken Shades EQ
  • Wella

Jocelyn Haddock – Colorist/Stylist

Jocelyn has been living and working in Cave Creek for nearly 20 years. She specializes in women’s hair color and cutting. As a native Arizonan, Jocelyn understands the importance of achieving healthy, shiny, and luxurious hair in this dry climate. She believes that giving her clients a style that reflects their lifestyle, personality, and most importantly are able to replicate at home, is key. Jocelyn’s ability to listen to a client and communicate their hair dreams into a reality is astounding.

  • Redken
  • Redken Shades EQ
  • Goldwell

Bethanne Countrymen – Salon Director

As our Salon Director, Bethanne genuinely cares about our team, clients, and potential clients. She is professional, courteous, and eager to attend to everyone walking through our door. As a nursing student, Bethanne’s time at bE salon will eventually end as she continues her path to helping people on a greater scale. Our clients as well as our team cherish every moment she graces our front desk, tending to our every need and comfort in the salon.  Every team member at bE Salon will tell you we are a better salon because of her.