our vision


Commitment to customer satisfaction and personal attention.

A design team that is experienced and continually educated.

Stylists that are unmatched when it comes to the newest fashions and latest hair trends.


our team

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Meet the stylists

Click on a name to view their professional headshot and bio.

Frank Raso
Owner . Stylist

Liz Timm
Stylist

Sonya Rookstool
Stylist

Rian O'Dear
Owner . Stylist

Shelby Hance
Stylist . Makeup Artist

Tammy Nemchev
Stylist

 

 
Frank Raso, stylist at Rian A Hair Studio in Akron, OH
 

Frank Raso

Stylist + Independent Contractor

With over 20 years of experience, I am specialist in hair coloring techniques.  I spent several years doing runway work for Goldwell US team.  I enjoy spending time educating and training other stylists.

If you'd like to book your appointment with Frank, please call 330-907-5010.

Image by Suzanne Goebelt

 
Headshot by    Brittany Marie Photography
 

Rian O'Dear

Owner + stylist


I have been a stylist for 19 years in the Akron area. I have owned Rian Hair Studios for the past 14 years. I have attended the Redken Exchange Educator Program twice. I am also certified in a number of high-end product lines such as: Redken, Pureology and Kevin Murphy.

I continue to set myself apart in the hair industry by using the latest coloring and hair cutting techniques. I am one of the most in demand stylist for short-trendy hair styles. It is my goal to have my clients leave my salon feeling beautiful and confident.

If you'd like to book your appointment with Rian, please call 330-217-1222

 or Text or call 330-687-6555

 
 
Image by    Brittany Marie Photography
 

Sonya Rookstool

Stylist + Independent Contractor

I started my career in the cosmetology industry in 2010 at The Ohio Academy Paul Mitchell Partner School in Twinsburg, Ohio. I specialize in creative color, balayage, short edgy styles, as well as long hair styles. I continue to stay up-to-date with the latest hair trends and techniques by taking classes and attending hair shows. I love giving each client a custom color and cut that compliments their features, and suits their lifestyle. I look forward to meeting you!

330-860-0068.

Image by Suzanne Goebelt

 
Image by    Brittany Marie Photography
 

Tammy Nemchev

Stylist + Independent Contractor

Tammy has been in the hair industry since 2003.  Upon graduating from Wadsworth High School where she completed the cosmetology program, she went on to work at and manage a salon inside Summit Mall.  After working there for several years, she proceeded to further her career at Rian A Hair Studio where she is now an independent contractor.

She has taken many continuing education classes throughout her career and trained with top educators in NYC and Chicago, as well as locally.  She is certified in many different color and product lines.  Tammy specializes in both men and women's hair care and is very passionate about making her guests look and feel great!  She excels at creating rich, dimensional color and easy to manage haircuts to fit every client's needs. 

If you'd like to book your appointment with Tammy,

please text or call 330-701-1751

Image by Suzanne Goebelt

 
Image by    Brittany Marie Photography
 

Liz Timm

STYLIST + INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR

If you'd like to book your appointment with Liz,

please call or text 330 310-1767

 

Image by Suzanne Goebelt