Jen Thomas


Master Hairstylist

With 9 years in the hair industry, Jen followed her vision and created Quintessence Salon and Spa 3 years ago.

Standing behind the chair is where you will find her passion. Helping you to find your own signature cut and color personalized to your everyday routine. Taking with you the feeling of happiness and a little more beautiful! 

Jen invites you to come unwind in her chair!

Shane Lindholm

Master Hairstylist

A master in brewing up the perfect color creation, for you. His ideas and execution always leave you feeling like gold. 

Shane’s 5 years in the hair industry has opened his services to include: specialized cuts and colors, hair extensions, and facial waxing services. If you have been to Quintessence, you know Shane. 

Take a seat in his chair, you are in for a special treat.

Amy Tierney

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Permanent Makeup Artist

Our certified Permanent Makeup Artist. 

Amy has been enhancing her clients beautiful features, and also adding convenience to their day, for 2 years! Part of our Quintessence crew almost as long!

Want to eliminate the process of applying eyeliner and/or eyebrows from your daily makeup routine? Then Amy is your girl! Having always loved other people’s eyebrows, it was the perfect fit.

Reach out to schedule your consultation today. Amy’s peaceful presence is sure to keep you relaxed the whole appointment.

Courtney Whitman

Master Hairstylist

Cryoskin Technician

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“So many friends have been made right in my chair!”

Part of the Quintessence team since 2018, however, she has been meeting amazing clients and making them smile for 14 years in the hair world! 

Courtney offers a wide range of hair services, is our Spray Tan Technician, and is certified in Cryoskin. (A non-invasive treatment solution for slimming and toning.)

She is looking forward to your new friendship.

Katie Sutter

Master Hairstylist

Makeup Artist

Our California girl! 

Katie comes from Orange County where she started her career 10 years ago. While there, she worked on celebrities from the show “Real Housewives of Orange County”! She understands what you need to be camera ready all day. 

She found her passion in creating beautiful Wedding Hair and Makeup. Helping you feel gorgeous on your special day. 

She is also certified in Eyelash Extensions. Maybe you are looking for a new hairstyle? Katie is also great at cuts and colors! 

Whether you need your eyes to pop, your hair to shine, or looking for that girl to make your Wedding Day look complete, Katie will be there for you!

Shelby Roe

Master Hairstylist


Nail Technician

Joining our team this Spring, Shelby is offering a wide range of services. Specializing on the scientific side of hair color and fashion colors, she also offers full body waxing, eyelash extensions, acrylic and gel nails, along with other hair services!

Not only does she love to make her clients feel beautiful inside and out, she has a passion for education. Creating the best plan to keep her guests hair color safe and maintaining integrity.

With 6.5 years in the industry, Shelby is not only educated on the newest trends but has the excitement to try something new!

She can't wait to color you fun!

Alex Rohde


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Bringing more great services to Quintessence, Alex is Certified in Microblading and Shading. Her technique is to create natural looking brows on all her guests. Alex has been an Esthetician for 2.5 years and understands the importance of creating a calm and relaxing environment. She takes her time to work with you to create the highest quality of eyebrows. You will leave feeling beautiful and confident, two very important things to Alex.

She also offers full body waxing. With her laid back spirit and gentle approach, she is sure to make you feel at ease with any service you receive. Keep your eye on this one, she has more unique services on their way!

If you are ready to enhance your natural beauty, come on up and take a seat with Alex!

Andi Drageset

Massage Therapist

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Andi is our Licensed Massage Therapist! Specializing in Sports Medicine. She is the perfect fit for our Spa.

Having been an athlete most of her life, she knows the importance of preventing and recovering from injuries. Whether they be from sports, work outs, or day to day muscle tension. Andi will take the time to educate you on what can be done differently to help ease pain and tightness in your body.

You want someone thorough and dedicated to her practice. Andi is accepting new clients and is excited to help you!

Shiela Mulvey


Shiela has been an Esthetician since 2010! Having struggled with acne most of her life, she wanted to learn how to fix problematic skin. Learning the correct ways to heal the problem, what products to use, and which ones to avoid.

Her passion for skin care runs as deep as her love for makeup. Watching her clients transform as she performs her art, creating unique and endless possibilities. Creating confident and beautiful clients is what brings Shiela joy!

“If you are sad, add more lipstick and attack.” -Coco Chanel

Jess Dravland



“Do what you love, and you will never work another day in your life!”

Esthetician and a Licensed Practical Nurse, her passion has led her to pursuing her BSN, RN. She is set to graduate this spring! She is about to shake things up at Quintessence!

Jess has been involved with skincare for 17 years, customizing treatments for your specific skin. She has worked in Dermatology, Plastic Surgery, and the float pool for 3 years!

She will be bringing the newest products and techniques to help elevate your aesthetic needs! Creating an unique experience that will not be recreated!

Jess can not wait to meet you!

© 2019 Quintessence Salon and Spa

512 Main Street 

Rapid City, SD 57701

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