About Us

Nelson Torres

Nelson Torres

Nelson Torres

Nelson Torres hair stylist and colorist

Stylist/Colorist/Owner

Nelson has been in the hair industry for 24 years.  Nelson, also has worked and lived in LaGrange throughout his career. 

His greatest passion is being able to transform his client's hair with a great custom cut and beautiful natural color.

Maureen Krug

Nelson Torres

Nelson Torres

Maureen Krug hairstylist and colorist

Stylist/Colorist/Owner

Maureen has been in the business for 20+ years.  She was raised and has worked in Lagrange for over 12 years.  Her passion is color where she has had opportunities to study abroad and learn from seasoned artists.  Maureen is excited to start a new chapter with her new and existing clients.


Lucy Sucheski

Nelson Torres

Jena Pietrowski

Lucy Sucheski stylist and colorist

Stylist/Colorist

Lucy is a passionate stylist with 15 years of experience. She has traveled to NYC, California and Copenhagen for education to further her skills. Lucy is experienced in Keratin Straightening.  Her passion is providing her client's with new and updated haircuts.


Jena Pietrowski

Jena Pietrowski

Jena Pietrowski

Stylist and Colorist

Stylist/Colorist

Jenna has 5-years of experience in LaGrange.  She specializes in Balayage. She continues her education while staying current with new trends and techniques.

Julie Dyer

Jena Pietrowski

Candido Torres

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Stylist/Colorist

Julie has 4 years of experience in  LaGrange.  Coloring and cutting hair comes naturally to Julie. Bright Blondes and Dimmensional Brunettes are Julie's passion.

Candido Torres

Jena Pietrowski

Candido Torres

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Stylist

Candido has 20 years experience as a stylist, living and working in Chicago.  Candido is an a National and International Stylist and Educator. He is considererd in expert in men and women's hair cuts.

Lilly Burciaga

Violette Kolach

Lilly Burciaga

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Stylist/Colorist/Make-up Artist

With 18 years of experience, as well as a stylist and colorist, Lilly's passion is as a make-up artist . Her services include special events, weddings , photo shoots and graduations etc.  She offers 1-on-1 lessons or group sessions. 

Anna Gacek

Violette Kolach

Lilly Burciaga

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Client Coordinator/Stylist

A recent 2018 graduate from her stylist education, Anna continues to educate herself under the master stylists at Elevate.  She is the smiling face that will greet you as well as coordinate your desired services and product choices.

Violette Kolach

Violette Kolach

Violette Kolach

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Client Support

Violette is a stylist in training.  She is involved with caring for our clients during their Elevate experience.

Natalie Walsh

Natalie Walsh

Violette Kolach

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Client Support 

A recent graduate of Depaul University, Natalie is essential in making the salon run smoothly.  Her bright personality helps our clients feel at home from check in to check out.