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Our Team

The staff at Organic Salon Systems are a team of highly trained professionals that have been deliberately selected from a wide range of backgrounds and areas of expertise to achieve one common goal: to raise the awareness and eradicate dangerous chemicals in the professional salon environment.  The diverse but well coordinated combination of business, beauty, technology, marketing, logistics, advertising, and distribution skills have created a small but uniquely effective high-performance team that relentlessly and persistently make a substantial impact o the salon industry.  

One team member described the company's polarizing mission by saying "Changing salons for the better each and every day is the pursuit that drives our passion, energizes our motivation, and rewards our hard work".

   

scott mitchell

Scott Mitchell – Chief Executive Officer

Scott has spent over two decades starting and building high growth companies that specialized in marketing, sales, e-commerce, and distribution.

Having founded several small companies into multi-national public companies and enjoying over 20 years of innovation in his rewarding career, Scott is well suited to lead Organic Salon Systems through and beyond it's next phase of growth and development. Scott has Master Degrees in Business Administration, Computer Science, Management and Organizational Development from Benedictine University and Bachelor Degrees in Economics and Psychology from Illinois State University.

View Scott Mitchell's full biography here.

 

 

kristi mitchell

Kristi Mitchell - President

Kristi Mitchell has served in a number of executive management positions throughout her career. Having experience in both large and small scale operations, she brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Organic Salon Systems. Having experience in building entrepreneurial ideas into multinational public companies, she has a strong eye for growth and corporate development and is in charge of personnel, organizational development, and corporate administration for the business. Kristi is a lifelong animal lover, mother of three, and attended Eastern Illinois University and Capella University.

 

 


 

Fional O'Connel

Fiona O'Connell – Chief Financial Officer and General Manager

A native or Ireland, Fiona has vast international business experience having served in critical roles in Australia. As Chief Financial Officer and General Manager for Organic Salon Systems, Fiona is in charge of Finance, Accounting, and day-to-day operations at the company. When she isn't doing incredible and amazing things with Excel spreadsheets, and making sure the business is functioning like a smooth unstoppable machine, Fiona is enjoying time with her family.

 

 


  

Troy Raszka

Troy Raszka - Marketing Director

Troy is the Marketing Director for Organic Salon Systems, which involves branding the company with advertising, brochures, newsletters, posters, public relations, sales materials and web initiatives. He has an extensive background in advertising and marketing having worked for both ad agencies and in-house marketing departments. “I love the salon industry because everyone involved is an image-maker in some way,” Troy says, “And our amazing products help them do so in the most natural way possible, which is really exciting!”

 

 


  

Rebecca Gregory - Techinical Director

Rebecca Gregory - Technical Director

Rebecca comes to Organic Salon Systems with an extensive background in education having trained with both Aveda and Redken. Most recently as the Lead Floor Educator for the Aveda Institute in St. Petersburg Florida and prior to that the Director of Education for The Salon Professional Academy in Tampa Florida. Rebecca is also an experienced stylist/colorist who has worked in many salons. She loves being part of the inspirational and creative environment at Organic Salon Systems and has a “strong passion for the industry and the art of hairdressing.”

 

 


 

Jenny Kingdon

Jenny Kingdon - Customer Service Manager

Jenny is the Customer Service Manager for Organic Salon Systems. She is responsible for taking and processing orders, handling client requests and answering general questions about our range of products. Jenny has a background in customer service and the natural health industry having worked for a nutrient and supplement company committed to finding the purest supplements possible through using their own research and lab testing. “I love helping people and I really love this exciting industry”, Jenny says, “It’s great knowing our product is as natural as possible and achieves such professional results.”

 

 


 

Laura Kriener

Laura Kriener - Account Manager

Laura is an Account Manager for Organic Salon Systems. She handles an array of salon accounts and keeps them updated on the latest promotions. She also does market research to aid in sales projects. Laura has previously worked in salons as a hairstylist and has a strong sales background. "I love working in this industry because it is forever evolving and there is always something new and interesting to learn.” Laura says, “I also love being hands-on. It makes the work day a lot more fun!" Laura is a licensed cosmetologist and has been able to utilize her talents to achieve some remarkable results utilizing our products.

 

 


 

Tina Carey

Tina Carly - Warehouse & Logistics Manager

Tina is the Warehouse and Logistics Manager for Organic Salon Systems. Tina manages a small but highly productive team of employees that are focused on persistent accuracy, expediency, and client satisfaction.

For Tina, expertly packing orders and getting them out on time is not only a best business practice, but also a matter of pride. “I enjoy my work family and my vendors,” Tina says, “Together we're a fine tuned team!” When Tina is not working, she enjoys spending time with her wonderful family.

 


 

Ashley Davis

Ashley Davis - Salon Advisor

Ashley is a licensed professional in clinical skin care. She has practiced as an Esthetician in spas/salons and has also been an outside sales representative for an organic skin care line. She has now moved into the sales aspect of the beauty industry working with Organic Salon Systems. Ashley works in new account sales and really enjoys helping clients with the wonderful products that Organic Salon Systems has to offer. "I just love this industry", Says Ashley, "It's always exciting to be a part of such an ever changing environment, especially when I can be part of the development and launch of innovative new products!"

 


 

Tarryn Dorosz

Tarryn Dorosz - Account Manager

Tarryn has a masters degree in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling from the University of South Florida. She has worked with individuals suffering from addictions and severe persistent mental health disorders which gives her an appreciation for seeking out alternative approaches to treatment and holistic medicine. As an Account Manager for Organic Salon Systems, Tarryn helps her client salons with ordering, product recommendations and customer service. "I enjoy helping others overcome obstacles to reach their goals" says Tarryn, "Ultimately it helps them feel good about themselves and the world that we live in."

 


 

Silvia Lagares

Silvia Lagares - Salon Advisor

Silvia is a Salon Advisor who specializes in KeraGreen sales and attends St. Petersburg College as she completes her Bachelor's Degree in International Business. Silvia is from Sao Paulo, Brazil and speaks several languages fluently including Spanish, Portuguese, and English. Doing an incredible job of balancing work, study, and enjoying time with her son is among her most admired capabilities.

 


 

Ashley Mooney

Ashley Mooney - Social Media Manager

Ashley is the Social Media Manager at Organic Salon Systems, where she aids the Marketing Department with innovative internet marketing strategies across a variety of lucrative platforms. At a young age, she has a strong entrepreneurial spirit combined with previous advertising experience from both in-house and ad agency settings. She is also a recent graduate of Florida State University where she studied International Business, and Economics. When Ashley isn't tweeting about organic products and upcoming marketing trends, she can be found leisurely reading and playing with her pet cat Jude.

 


 

Marina Panesis

Marina Panesis - Account Manager

Marina was born & raised in Tarpon Springs, Florida with a strong Greek heritage. She attended Miami Art Institute achieving a Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Merchandising. Marina has a strong interest in art, loves to travel and is interested to learn more about different cultures. "I like that our company promotes a healthier lifestyle for our clients & keeps the environment in mind as well", says Marina, "The O'right Tree in a Bottle is such an amazing concept in conservation."

 


 

Amanda Rogers

Amanda Rogers - Accounts Receivable Manager

Amanda is an Accounts Receivable Manager for Organic Salon Systems. She is responsible for processing orders, and maintaining accurate records on client accounts. She has a strong background in customer service and business management, as well as an associate of science degree in paralegal studies. As a practicing vegetarian and avid animal lover, Amanda loves working for a company that believes strongly in providing natural cruelty-free products to their clients. Says Amanda, "I feel proud of where I work knowing that the company ethos consists of the same values I believe in."

 


 

Patricia Tomaselli

Patricia Tomaselli - Account Manager

Patricia got her start in the Professional Beauty Industry with WDG and Company an Aveda Distributor for several key states within the US. She has also worked with other brands including Goldwell, Scruples, American Crew and Mop. After a decade in the industry Patricia realized there was a need for cleaner and safer products for the salon professional which ultimately lead her to a position with Simply Organic. Patricia works for Organic Salon Systems as the "Simply Organic Specialist" and Account Manager. "I love that I am able to promote and educate stylists about the importance of a "choice", when it comes to their personal and professional care products." Says Patricia, "One that leaves out harmful ingredients or chemicals and promotes a healthier lifestyle without sacrificing their performance."

 


 

Stephanie Wieand

Stephanie Wieand - Technical Manager

Stephanie has been in the beauty industry for nine years and loves being helpful to others become more successful as salon professionals. She has a strong background in color and as a stylist has trained with Matrix, Chi, Paul Mitchell, Redken and Organic Color Systems. One of Stephanie's biggest influences is her mentor Michael Cole, whom she holds in the highest esteem. Stephanie always strives to stay up to date with new trends and techniques in this ever changing profession.

 

 


 

Will Mitchell

Will Mitchell - Marketing Associate

Will can often be found pondering the contemporary issues posed by the unique political and economic issues of our time as he works with Troy on the Marketing team.  Will has worked in technical and marketing support in a part-time capacity with several businesses in the past and he is currently pursuing his bachelors degree in Economics.  Will thinks that “Coming to work and being part of such a fun and energetic team is something that I really enjoy doing and it gives me extra spending money for college!”