our team

n8 carden

cosmetologist / talent manager /

creative director / owner

n8 is the hair-wizard! with over 25 years of experience in the beauty industry, he's prepared for any challenge. n8 is a skilled color specialist, with the ability to create a personalized connection of cut, color, and style for each of his guests. hair color formulation and application is one of n8's strongest skills. curly and textured hair is another area of n8's expertise. he enjoys working with curl and showing his guests how to embrace their natural texture. n8 is also a men's hair master. he excels in clipper work and creating structured cuts that flatter and define the face.

drew gillum

salon-spa coordinator / 

guest care manager / owner 

drew is our salon/spa coordinator and guest care manager. guest care comes naturally to drew, so he's a perfect fit on our team. drew has been in the salon management and leadership world for over 30 years. .

rachel s.


rachel has over 10 years of experience as a hair stylist. she has a passion for making people look and feel their best. rachel graduated from pmts louisville, where she fell in love with the beauty industry. rachel specializes in cutting and styling all types of hair. she has a particular passion for textured hair, haircuts with lots of detail, and beautiful custom color. she is ready to help you customize your new look and express your unique self.

beth w.

spa technician

beth began her career in skin care and massage over 13 years ago. during that time, she gained experience working in top tier spas, and also as an esthetics instructor. beth joined the springs in 2022, and quickly became a guest favorite. she loves bringing customized facials, massage, dermaplaning, bespoke body treatments, and expert waxing to the springs!

karli b.


karli is a graduate of empire beauty school. after completing an apprenticeship with N8, karli is now looking onward to a career in the beauty industry. vibrant hair color and extensions are what karli is most excited to specialize in. outside of the salon karli loves to go thrifting and to make jewelry.

mikhail s.


Mikhail began his career in the beauty industry in 2014, and has been perfecting his craft since then. His services begin with a thorough consultation, followed by expert technique in color, cutting, styling, and make up. Mikhail loves to deliver a full glam experience to each of his guests.

brittany g.

spa/nail technician

Brittany is a double graduate of Pjs College of Cosmetology in the Esthetician program, as well as the Nail Technician program. She has a passion for expanding her knowledge and specializing in custom facials, eyebrow services, waxing. and elevated nail care. When not working at The Springs, Brittany leads an active family life, and loves to unwind at the end her day by reading a great book.