Ali Pucilowski is a globally trained 25 year veteran in the craft of hairdressing.
A Philadelphia native, Ali initially trained at the Aveda Institute and went on to work in a boutique salon where she was voted “Best Stylist” in Philadelphia Magazine. Her love of knowledge, and the art of hairdressing has taken her to London England where she studied with the Vidal Sassoon Master Academy and Trevor Sorbie.
Ali has worn the hats of artistic director, educator, master stylist and owner, however her true love lies in the salon with her clients. She is committed to sustainability and cultivating beauty inside and out.
With over 12 years in the industry, Her passion lays in the opportunity to work with her clients both creatively and practically. Taking lifestyle into consideration, she is able to help the client realize the natural beauty that is within all of us. To help them feel and look the best they can be.
She has dedicated herself to growing her craft in New York and Los Angeles with such industry leaders as Bumble and Bumble and Davines.
Amy's journey into hairstyling began here, at Crop with an extensive apprenticeship, spent growing and developing her abilities alongside our talented stylists. AND we are so glad to have her! She has trained with Kaizen color, Davines, Toni&Guy, Kevin Murphy, and Joico.
Amy recognizes the uniqueness in each client. Before each service, she delves into lifestyle and analyzes where your look is now versus where you want it to go. Her initial consultations are thorough and authentic allowing connectivity to become the foundation of the relationship.
Professionalism and focus are core values of Amy's and she thrives in a quiet and peaceful space as she executes her vision
Anna holds a strong belief that every person has unique qualities and their hair should do the same; no fast food hairstyles! She achieves this by listening to, looking at, and evaluating with the person what he or she needs and wants out of their hair.
She has received advanced cutting education with Davines, Vidal Sassoon, and Keune. She has also studied under the team at Hairstory studios in NYC. Anna is trained in Hotheads extensions application and has had extensive training in the craft of balayage hair painting. She enjoys teaching her clients by giving them styling tips and showing them how to replicate the look they leave the salon with at home.
Anna loves giving people polished yet effortless styles that only enhance the beauty they already possess.
With over three decades as a hairstylist, Bobby specializes in both hair color and contemporized classic hair cutting. “I like to take into consideration the clients lifestyle, features and hair texture for a successful combination of cut and color.”
Bobby has perfected his skills with numerous educational trips to Europe as well as attending innumerable state side classes. Bobby has a license as a cosmetology instructor and loves both mentoring and teaching.
During Bobby’s downtime his passions include culinary arts, fiber arts, music, numerous hours spent watching films and some mindless tv (not ashamed) and many other creative endeavorers.
CREATIVE DIRECTOR / STYLIST
Caitlin Brennan approaches the craft of hairstyling with equal parts hands and heart. She’s a good listener and problem solver, with creative intuition. Caitlin cuts and colors with many years of experience behind her, and has a knack for finer and thinner hair.
Cece's career began at the Aveda Institute in Chapel Hill, NC where she developed a strong foundation for keeping hair healthy and beautiful.
She has a special affinity and expertise for curls and textured hair, the more unruly the better! She also enjoys creating shapes and customized color enhancements for guests of all hair types and textures. She has also been known to bust out a beautiful blow dry and updos fitting for any special occasion.
Along with her love for hair and fashion, she has developed a passion for self care and positive self image practices, in particular for woman and young girls.
Cece strongly believes that inward beauty reflects on the outside and works hard everyday to be a source of positivity and inspiration to everyone she encounters
Emily comes to Crop with 15 years experience. She received her training at the Aveda Institute in New York City. While there, she worked her way up to becoming a Stylist/Colorist in their Soho location, served as an instructor at both the Institute and Academy for Advanced stylists, worked New York's fashion week for several years, styled editorial work for magazines such as German Elle, Flaunt, and television.
She believes the key to success is a thorough consultation and working with the clients natural texture to create low maintenance beautiful hair.
Kayla comes to Crop with a true passion for the craft of hairstyling. She excels in creating natural, lived in hair through dimensional color, and is highly trained in straight razor cutting through Arrojo Studios.
One of Kayla's greatest strengths is her commitment to a thorough consultation. Through honest dialogue, she is able to collaborate with her clients and guide them towards a look that is most suitable.
Kayla is Aveda trained, with lots of additional education including Arrojo, R+Co, L'anza, Kevin Murphy, and Davines. She continually expands and refines her craft in her free time through continued education in all it's forms.
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR / STYLIST
With a strong eye for design and an artistic approach to the industry, Tuesdae has been working with hair for over a decade. He shines in razor shaping design, highly textured cutting techniques, and modern hair painting; a skill set that allows him to prioritize wearability and low maintenance for his clients. Having trained with Sassoon, Toni & Guy, Bumble & Bumble and Davines, his passion for education inspired him to lead junior stylists in apprenticeship roles.
As Crops Artistic Director, Tuesdae also fosters relationships with Greensboro’s blossoming art scene and curates our ever changing in-house installations. A lifelong student of the human body as a canvas, his connection to the client in his chair is ever present.
Yingzi began her career in 2011, in Portland Maine. She trained at Akari Salon and had the good fortune to be mentored under a stylist who trained under Vidal Sassoon himself.
After relocating to Greensboro and having two adorable babies, her love and passion for hair led her to Crop.
Yingzi loves all kinds of cutting and coloring, especially razor cuts, long layers, men's cuts, and balayage. She is patient and a good listener. She has a deep love for building relationships with clients and helping them feel amazing in the chair and in their everyday lives.
Christina hails from sunny California where she worked in entertainment as a professional makeup artist for nearly a decade. After moving to North Carolina, Christina utilizes her leadership and customer service skills in an industry that she is passionate about. She draws on her years of experience to provide the highest standard of care not only to Crop’s discerning guests, but to her family of colleagues as well.
For Christina, coming to work is like coming to a second home - an ideal reflected in her effortless guidance of our diverse team.