TEAM

  Jack Marin   Owner of Chicago’s Marin Hair Co. and Shokunin Clik educator, Jack Marin enjoys the precision and craftsmanship behind every cut he executes. Coupled with the ability to technically problem solve, Jack pushes the limits on client expectations and specializes in transformation, always striving for perfection with every client. His commitment to excellence parlays into a “soft, no nonsense approach” to teaching, as he is known for breaking down complex concepts into more palatable lessons. With ten years in the industry, Jack’s varied career includes styling New York Fashion Week, Paris Fashion Week, designing multiple collections, and training countless young stylists to become successful hair professionals. His eye and aptitude for teaching complements the Davines philosophy and adds a certain je ne sais quoi to each course he leads. “The attraction to Davines started with the integrity of the brand. I truly believe that their intent is threefold - to benefit the stylist, the client and the world - and this intentionality mirrors my professional mission in the salon and in the classroom.”

Jack Marin

Owner of Chicago’s Marin Hair Co. and Shokunin Clik educator, Jack Marin enjoys the precision and craftsmanship behind every cut he executes. Coupled with the ability to technically problem solve, Jack pushes the limits on client expectations and specializes in transformation, always striving for perfection with every client. His commitment to excellence parlays into a “soft, no nonsense approach” to teaching, as he is known for breaking down complex concepts into more palatable lessons.
With ten years in the industry, Jack’s varied career includes styling New York Fashion Week, Paris Fashion Week, designing multiple collections, and training countless young stylists to become successful hair professionals. His eye and aptitude for teaching complements the Davines philosophy and adds a certain je ne sais quoi to each course he leads.
“The attraction to Davines started with the integrity of the brand. I truly believe that their intent is threefold - to benefit the stylist, the client and the world - and this intentionality mirrors my professional mission in the salon and in the classroom.”


  Daphne Zeiters    Level 3 Colorist   Collaborates with her clients to enhance their natural beauty, leaving them feeling happy and confident. Whether giving them a new style or helping them maintain their current look, she specializes in blondes, double processes and highlights. After attending Paul Mitchell the School in Chicago she did a 2 year in salon apprenticeship under Jack Marin. As the resident Disney fanatic, she goes to Disney World in Florida at least once a year and has found time to travel to almost all 50 states. When not in the salon or traveling you can find Daphne cooking and cocktailing. 

Daphne Zeiters

Level 3 Colorist

Collaborates with her clients to enhance their natural beauty, leaving them feeling happy and confident. Whether giving them a new style or helping them maintain their current look, she specializes in blondes, double processes and highlights. After attending Paul Mitchell the School in Chicago she did a 2 year in salon apprenticeship under Jack Marin. As the resident Disney fanatic, she goes to Disney World in Florida at least once a year and has found time to travel to almost all 50 states. When not in the salon or traveling you can find Daphne cooking and cocktailing. 


  Samantha Snyder    Level 3 Colorist / Level 2 Stylist   Samantha approaches being a stylist with a combination of creativity and problem solving. She loves helping people find the right look and in turn feel great about themselves. Samantha enjoys the aspect of getting to meet new people and uses each experience to create a one-of-a-kind look. Specializing in dimensional hair color (highlights and balayage), wavy/curly textures and event styling she can service a range of looks. Samantha studied at Douglas J. Aveda Institute and is cross trained in esthetics. When she’s not behind the chair you can find her reading, knitting, playing video games and making delicious vegan treats. 

Samantha Snyder

Level 3 Colorist / Level 2 Stylist

Samantha approaches being a stylist with a combination of creativity and problem solving. She loves helping people find the right look and in turn feel great about themselves. Samantha enjoys the aspect of getting to meet new people and uses each experience to create a one-of-a-kind look. Specializing in dimensional hair color (highlights and balayage), wavy/curly textures and event styling she can service a range of looks. Samantha studied at Douglas J. Aveda Institute and is cross trained in esthetics. When she’s not behind the chair you can find her reading, knitting, playing video games and making delicious vegan treats. 


  Nicole Keenan     Level 3 Stylist    Nicole believes that suitability is the most important part of every haircut. She enjoys working with her clients personal style to create individualized looks that are functional to their lifestyle. She loves crafting looks with a sound structure and cool texture that require minimal styling.    Nicole studied at the Douglas J. Aveda institute in Chicago. Falling in love with short precision haircuts, choosing to specialize in men’s haircutting for the first few years of her career. After moving to Austin, TX, she apprenticed at propaganda hair group where she developed her advanced haircutting techniques. When Nicole is not behind the chair, you can find her in the pit of a concert, riding her motorcycle, or searching for her next vintage treasure.

Nicole Keenan

Level 3 Stylist

Nicole believes that suitability is the most important part of every haircut. She enjoys working with her clients personal style to create individualized looks that are functional to their lifestyle. She loves crafting looks with a sound structure and cool texture that require minimal styling.

Nicole studied at the Douglas J. Aveda institute in Chicago. Falling in love with short precision haircuts, choosing to specialize in men’s haircutting for the first few years of her career. After moving to Austin, TX, she apprenticed at propaganda hair group where she developed her advanced haircutting techniques. When Nicole is not behind the chair, you can find her in the pit of a concert, riding her motorcycle, or searching for her next vintage treasure.


  Courtney Poddig    Level 2 Stylist/Colorist   has an affinity for forging a relationship with each client that visits her chair. Using social connection as a way to fuel her creativity on a daily basis, Courtney specializes in curly textures, natural colors and soft blondes. After studying at Douglas J. Aveda Institute she went on to continue her education at Bumble and Bumble downtown in New York. Drawn to pizza and Beyonce, Courtney enjoys spending time with her son. When she’s not living that mom life you can find her working out or in a Yoga class. 

Courtney Poddig

Level 2 Stylist/Colorist

has an affinity for forging a relationship with each client that visits her chair. Using social connection as a way to fuel her creativity on a daily basis, Courtney specializes in curly textures, natural colors and soft blondes. After studying at Douglas J. Aveda Institute she went on to continue her education at Bumble and Bumble downtown in New York. Drawn to pizza and Beyonce, Courtney enjoys spending time with her son. When she’s not living that mom life you can find her working out or in a Yoga class. 


  Amber Oakley    Level 2 Stylist/Colorist      Amber thrives on creating a complete look for clients. Having trained at L’esprit Academy and apprenticing at Marin Hair Co under the tutelage of Jack Marin and Samantha Snyder for the past 18 months, Amber strives to create custom cuts for her clients. From cut to color to final style, Amber equips her clients with the knowledge, tools and products to recreate their look at home. Specializing in balayage and creative color she is rewarded by clients leaving her chair happy and feeling great. When she’s not in the salon you can find Amber dancing it out, crafting, hanging with her 2 cats or any random dog she can coerce her friends into letting her take to the dog beach.

Amber Oakley

Level 2 Stylist/Colorist 

Amber thrives on creating a complete look for clients. Having trained at L’esprit Academy and apprenticing at Marin Hair Co under the tutelage of Jack Marin and Samantha Snyder for the past 18 months, Amber strives to create custom cuts for her clients. From cut to color to final style, Amber equips her clients with the knowledge, tools and products to recreate their look at home. Specializing in balayage and creative color she is rewarded by clients leaving her chair happy and feeling great. When she’s not in the salon you can find Amber dancing it out, crafting, hanging with her 2 cats or any random dog she can coerce her friends into letting her take to the dog beach.


  Tonya Zabawa     Level 1 Stylist/Colorist     Tonya’s enthusiasm and creativity for styling can be seen in each of her client’s uniquely crafted looks. She's passionate about finding the right cut and color to perfectly compliment an individual’s distinctive facial features and style. After completing her formal studies at the Douglas J. Aveda Institute in 2014, Tonya apprenticed under Jack Marin for advanced cutting education and Samantha Snyder for advanced color education. Knowing the cut is only as good as it is sustainable, Tonya enjoys equipping her clients with a comprehensive maintenance plan to keep their style looking fresh as well as their hair healthy. When she’s not in the salon, Tonya loves to recharge by dancing at music festivals and concerts, hanging out with her little chihuahua, Edward, and unwinding with some Netflix.

Tonya Zabawa

Level 1 Stylist/Colorist

 Tonya’s enthusiasm and creativity for styling can be seen in each of her client’s uniquely crafted looks. She's passionate about finding the right cut and color to perfectly compliment an individual’s distinctive facial features and style. After completing her formal studies at the Douglas J. Aveda Institute in 2014, Tonya apprenticed under Jack Marin for advanced cutting education and Samantha Snyder for advanced color education. Knowing the cut is only as good as it is sustainable, Tonya enjoys equipping her clients with a comprehensive maintenance plan to keep their style looking fresh as well as their hair healthy. When she’s not in the salon, Tonya loves to recharge by dancing at music festivals and concerts, hanging out with her little chihuahua, Edward, and unwinding with some Netflix.