Meet the owners
Debbie has been a co-owner of Fringe Salon since 1996 which has allowed her to learn and grow from many talented stylists along the way. With 37 years of experience, this career has led her to lifelong friendships. Debbie enjoys hair cutting and coloring, and finds it creative and exciting to bring new looks for her guests. During her time off she enjoys golfing and creating custom silver jewelry.
Ann Murphy has been a hairstylist of 38 years, and co-owner of Fringe Salon since 1996. Ann is a great listener who truly cares about her guests individual needs. Her passion is making people look there best! She keeps up with the latest trends through continuous education and specializes in haircuts, color, perms and Keratin treatments. In her spare time, Ann enjoys spending time with her family, and travelling to Arizona.
Ann is proud of the business that she and business partner Debbie Park have built, along with the amazing staff of stylists who have been by their side through the years, and have helped create a salon that people want to come back to again and again!
Meet the team
Katie has been a hairdresser and makeup artist for 9 years at Fringe. She attended cosmetology school at the Carsten Aveda Institute in Tempe, AZ. She enjoys the artistry that goes into haircuts as well as the precision and details that certain coloring techniques require. What she appreciates most about her job are the bonds she has created with her clients and the many lifelong friendships she has made along the way. Katie’s specialty would definitely have to be bridal hair and makeup. She loves to take part in such a special and exciting day while making the bride look and feel beautiful. In Katie’s spare time she focuses her creativity into her home, where she loves to decorate and inspire others through Instagram and her blog “Home Designs on Hickory”. Also, outside of the salon, Katie enjoys spending time with her husband, family, friends, and her golden retriever Barry.
Kristi has been a stylist since 1992 and part of the Fringe family since 2014. Throughout her career, she was an Aveda color educator and a salon owner, but her true passion is working behind the chair and connecting with her clients. Kristi's talents include cutting, coloring and perming. When she is not working, you can find her running on the bike path or spending time with her family.
Sandi began her career in 2009 after graduating from Educators of Beauty in Rockford,IL. She has been part of The Fringe family for the past 9 years. She enjoys learning new techniques that allow her to give her guests the most updated and flattering looks. She loves creating lived in looks utilizing the latest balayage techniques, highlighting and also color correcting. She also enjoys special occasion up-do styling, and precision hair cutting. In her free time she loves to cook, bake and spend time with her 3 children and husband.
Becky has been in the beauty industry for 35 years, and 18 of those years have been spent at Fringe Salon. Born and raised in Rockford, Becky grew up watching her mom style and cut hair and has come to love doing the same. She loves to make her clients happy with her perm and hair coloring services, along with men and women's cuts! In her free time, Becky enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Felicia has been a stylist for 23 years, with 16 of those being at Fringe Salon. Along with hair cutting services for men, women, and children - she also provides hair coloring services which include all-over colors, highlighting, lowlighting and corrective colors. Facial waxing is also offered. She cherishes the relationships and trust she has built up with her clients over the years. Her clients, as well as coworkers, make her workplace an enjoyable place to be. When not in the salon, she loves to be with her family, and traveling to old and new places.
Natalie began her career as a cosmetologist in 2005 graduating from Tricoci University of Beauty Culture in Rockford, IL. She travels to Chicago, Wisconsin, and here in the area for current training and education. Natalie enjoys creating everything from natural, lived-in looks to bold styles that make a statement, as well as waxing and special occasion makeup applications. In her free time she enjoys cooking, karaoke, and spending quality time with family and friends.