Beginning her career at age 16, Nancy worked as a stylist while competing throughout the country. Gold medals at the Midwest Beauty Show and first place in Haircutting at the North American Beauty Show are a few of her 40+ awards and trophies. Opening her first salon at the age of 21, 2016 marks Nancy’s 39th year in business.
Nancy believes that seeking knowledge and striving for excellence is the foundation for creative development. The excitement and reward comes from seeing her guests and stylists achieve their personal best.
Jordan has worked at Nancy Koss Salon and Spa since 2006 and brings good nature and fun! She studied English at Illinois State University before graduating from Hair Professionals in Palos for Cosmetology at the top of her class in 2003.
Jordan loves her job at the salon and tries to bring a good nature and fun to the whole salon experience. With naturally curly hair herself, she loves working on curly and wavy hair, creating good shapes and styles that work with any client. Jordan also loves creating natural colors on hair with Wella’s amazing gray coverage, sun-kissed highlights, and color and styles that are easy maintenance with a high end style. She also enjoys updos and special occasion hair, and is always looking for a challenge!
Jordan loves building relationships and customizing each client to their individuals needs and wants!
Maggie joined our team in 2007, bringing exceptional talent to hair coloring, cutting, and long hair design. Her soft spoken and kind nature eases each guest into a relaxing, yet confident experience.
Up-do’s and long hair styling are a favorite of Maggie’s, where her masterful creations are appreciated by all. Recognized as a Global Keratin Smoothing Stylist, Maggie believe that advanced classes are key to continued growth in her chosen profession.
Liz is a lifelong resident of Oak Lawn who attended St. Linus grammar school and Mother McAuley high school. She received her cosmetology training at Cameo Beauty Academy, and began her career as a stylist t Nancy Koss in 2013.
Clients love Liz’s approach because she is easy to talk to and takes the time to determine the individual needs of each client. She loves seeing the transformation that just a little cut and color can do. Liz enjoys helping clients look their best for special occasions and is also Global Keratin certified.
Outside of the salon, Liz enjoys spending time with her puppy Vinny, visiting her family’s lake house, and is the cheerleading coach for the St. Laurence Golden Girls.
Amanda is fulfilling her dream in the beauty industry. With an amazing ability to connect and understand each clients needs and goals, you will be put at ease in her chair.
Amanda’s master of detail is showcased in her expert precision haircuts. Using various color techniques allows her to individualize each client to look and feel their best.
Growing up in a family of stylists, Samantha is a natural in this industry. Spending the last 5 years perfecting her balayages, hand painting and fashion colors, she tops it off with a great haircut, braid or event style.
Makeovers are where her creative expression flows, and seeing her clients smile is the best reward.
Donna is a graduate of The Sona Institute of clinical massage therapy. Her clients describe her as Therapeutic, Intuitive, Holistic. Through mindfulness and thoughtful communication, Donna embraces a positive and collaborative approach, working toward the specific wellness goals of her clients.
She practices the art of massage therapy contributing to a person’s overall well-being for the mind, body, and spirit. Her relaxing style often combines several modalities including Swedish, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, sports massage, acupressure, aromatherapy, and stretching techniques, customizing each massage.
She enjoys focusing on areas of tension especially the head and neck, sinus, headaches, TMJ disorder, sciatica and loves per and peri natal massage.