Our Team


Dana Hunter Rosa
Owner, Master Stylist
An industry veteran, Dana trained stylists nationally for Rusk as a platform artist. She is proud to bring you Alter EGO.


Meghann Holland
Operations Manager,
Lead Colorist & Stylist

Meghann is one of our most tenured stylists with advanced certifications in Aveda, Redken, and Beth Minardi coloring techniques.  She is a Beth Minardi Educator & Certified Colorist. Meghann trains regularly with the industry’s top professionals to keep up with the latest trends. A great listener, she will tailor a bespoke style to fit your lifestyle, personality, and hair type.


Mandy Asberry

Education Director & Stylist

Mandy studied cosmetology at the Emerald Academy, a Paul Mitchell School. She is trained in Redken, Pureology, Kenra, and Pravana. She also completed advanced certifications at the Redken Exchange on 5th Avenue in New York. Mandy’s loves to “finish” the look, and to educate and empower her clients to achieve the same style on their own.

Aspen Johnson
Hailing from the North Carolina Outer Banks, Aspen completed her formal education at Aveda Institute in Chapel Hill. She enjoys establishing a personal relationship with each of her clients and specializes in hand painted techniques, particularly balayage and creative color.


Samantha Ladd
Samantha is a Raleigh native and came to Alter EGO after working behind the chair at a salon in Greensboro. She trained at Mitchell’s Academy and has a special talent for working with clients with curly hair and educating them about products and styling. Samantha also enjoys highlighting and balayage, focused on finding the perfect look for her clients.



Aaron Kim

A native of South Korea, Aaron first began his cosmetology career there. After 8 years experience, including a year in Australia, Aaron made the move to Raleigh. Aaron draws upon his global influence and continued passion for learning to provide his clients with personalized style.


Shayla Moreira

Shayla joins Alter EGO from Southern California where she worked as stylist and colorist in Orange County, CA for several years.  Often attending classes to keep up with trends, Shayla particularly enjoys specialty services such as balayage, ombre, and other services tailored to the individual. She loves to find the perfect look to suit her clients along with educating them on the best products for their hair type.
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Stephanie relocated from NYC where she began her hair career in a Wella salon.  Before hair, Stephanie received a BA in Psychology with a minor in Fine Arts, which have aided her in the art of consultation. Stephanie specializes in dry cutting techniques, but low maintenance, wash and wear cuts and colors are what she loves most. Stephanie believes you should be able to make your hair look just as good on your own as it does when you leave her chair!

Laura Thabet
Stylist, Braiding Specialist

A great listener and an even better shampoo massage is what you’ll get with Laura as your stylist.  Laura’s focus is on finding what works best for each person that sits in her chair. Her one true hair love is braiding, which makes her a fabulous Formal Stylist, but she would also love to put a braid into your hair at the end of any cut or color.

Ashley Shick

Ashley graduated from the Paul Mitchell School and recently completed her advanced training here at Alter EGO.  Spunky and cheerful, Ashley’s personality translates into her hair design.  She particularly loves creating edgy, and fashion-forward styles for her clients, and often draws inspiration from the fashion industry.  Ashley really enjoys cutting design, particularly shorter cuts, along with customized color such as balayage and creative color.

Jen Carr

Jen is one of Alter EGO’s most experienced stylists.  Although she is new to Alter EGO, she is not new to Raleigh.  If you are looking for a stylist who can deliver a superb cut with attention to detail or need a specialty color service, Jen can deliver.



Amanda Gallegor
After graduating with her cosmetology diploma and Associates degree in Applied Science, Amanda completed Alter EGO’s post-graduate associate program working alongside Dana and Meghann.  She loves Downtown Raleigh, and specializes in tailoring services for her clients.  The cut or color you get with Amanda is just for you.


img_0601Liz Marcy
Blow Dry Specialist

Liz always considered herself an artist and knew by high school that she was destined to work with hair. She enjoyed changing the color of her own hair and graduated school early to begin her career. After graduating from Mitchell’s academy with her cosmetology degree, Liz joined Alter EGO’s post-graduate training program. Liz specializes in creative colors and updos.


img_0490Kabrina Williams
Blow Dry Specialist

A graduate of The Paul Mitchell School in Raleigh and a fantastic listener, Kabrina specializes in curly hair and bespoke styles that bring out the best in her clients. Kabrina is currently finishing the Alter EGO post-graduate education program.

Raven Law

Blow Dry Specialist
Bio Coming Soon!
Michelle Pardo
Salon Coordinator

A North Carolina native with a passion for eclectic expression and serving others, Michelle trained at Mitchell’s Academy, growing her love for the arts and how society receives it.  Michelle loves being able to use her hair knowledge to assist the clients of Alter EGO!
Kari Cox

Salon Coordinator
Kari is a Raleigh native who has cultivated a career providing great customer service.  She loves matching our clients with the perfect stylist for them and seeing them explore new styles. Kari has a special passion for music and enjoys keeping the salon moving to fun tunes!


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