Joan Martin
Customer Service
Water's Edge Anniversary: February 15, 2022

Joan is a dedicated and experienced employee who joined our team after many years of working in the school system while raising her four children. In 2016, she retired from her long-standing career and transitioned into the world of the salon business. As a customer of Water's Edge, Joan was recruited to her current position as a Customer Service representative. What she loves most about working at the salon is the sense of camaraderie and the happy atmosphere that allows her to truly be herself.

Outside of work, Joan cherishes quality time with her four children and seven grandchildren. She finds joy and relaxation in her hobbies such as bowling and exploring new destinations through travel. 

Favorite Beauty hack: Using gray eyeshadow or eye liner pencil for eyebrows
Passions: Bowling, reading, traveling and camping
Best word to describe her: Reliable
Guilty Pleasure: Binge watching
Favorite work time drink: Cucumber Water




​Theresa Miele
Customer Service

Water's Edge Anniversary: April 26, 2016 (also 2001-2007) 

Theresa spent her life in the salon business, first as the owner of hair salons and in more recent years as a receptionist. She loves laughing and conversing with other women and seeing people’s smiles after their appointment. She is classy, sassy and professional, and is filled with stories about her time in the beauty industry.

A warm welcoming smile is her definition of beauty, so it’s how she greets all clients coming into Water’s Edge. A lot has changed since Theresa ran salons—women no longer sit under dryers with rollers in their hair and a cigarette in their hands—but a lot hasn’t. People still walk into a salon wanting to feel beautiful and walk out with an extra spring in their step. Theresa has been in the business for decades, and couldn’t imagine spending her days anywhere else. 

Passions: Theresa cherishes time with her kids and grand kids. She's an Italian momma who loves when the whole family is sitting around the dinner table. Theresa also looks forward to time with her girl friends. Anything can be solved after a chat on the phone with friend.
Best word to describe her: Candid
Her Quote: "I’d rather regret the things I’ve done than regret the things I haven’t done."
Guilty Pleasure: So many plants! 
​Ann Marie Crichton

Customer Service

Water's Edge Anniversary: February 8, 2019


Ann Marie heard about Water’s Edge from a friend who is a raving fan of the salon and thought it sounded like a great place to work. Ann Marie is a nurturer, making clients feel welcome from the moment they step into the salon. She was taught that everything you do in life has a ripple effect, so she treats everyone with kindness and respect, all while making sure everyone entering and exiting the salon gets the service and attention they need. 

Ann Marie is a real estate agent and lifelong learner and finds the spa environment calming.  She defines beauty as presenting yourself and walking proud, and loves to see people transformed from them when enter the salon to when they leave. Helping clients at key points in this journey is a job she takes very seriously and cherishes.

Passions: Ann Marie loves time with her family. Even though her own kids are on their way to independence, she'll help them any chance she gets. Her favorite place to relax is on the beach doing absolutely nothing!
The word that best describers her: Compassionate
Her Quote: "I am a strong believer in luck and I find the harder I work the more I have of it." - edited version from Ben Franklin
Guilty Pleasure: Almond Roca Candy
Favorite work time drink: Iced Dunkin's Green Tea
Caitlin Redmond
Esthetician and Nail Technician
Water's Edge Anniversary: January 26, 2021


Caitlin is an experienced esthetician who found her true passion in the world of skincare. After pursuing cosmetology while in high school, Caitlin initially aimed to specialize in professional makeup artistry. However, it was during her first facial that she discovered her calling and embarked on the path of skin care.

With her warm demeanor and gentle touch, Caitlin takes immense joy in making her clients feel good about themselves. She takes pride in using her skills to enhance their natural beauty and provide them with a relaxing experience, often lulling them into peaceful naps during treatment.

Favorite Beauty hack: In a pinch you can use eye shadow and chapstick as lip color.
Passions: Collecting books, making soup and her tattoo time.
Best word to describe her: Sincere
Her Quote: "Throw kindness around like confetti"
Guilty Pleasure: Netflix dating shows
Favorite worktime drink: Hot Chocolate
Aubrey Lemon
Customer Service

Water's Edge Anniversary: March 11, 2022

Aubrey is a talented and ambitious high school student enrolled in the cosmetology program at Pinkerton Academy. Her passion for the beauty industry ignited at a young age, as she would watch her aunt expertly apply makeup. Intrigued by the transformative power of makeup, Aubrey began honing her skills allowing her to gain practical experience and perfect her craft. Enamored by all the latest trends in the beauty industry, Aubrey eagerly stays up-to-date with emerging styles, techniques, and products. 


With a plan of becoming a licensed professional, Aubrey aspires to stand out as a stylist who is unafraid to try new things. Her dedication to the art of beauty is evident in her enthusiasm to always stay ahead of the curve, embracing innovative methods to create unique looks. Aubrey is eager to earn the trust of her future clients, knowing that building strong relationships and understanding her clients' needs and desires are key elements in providing exceptional service. With her unwavering passion and drive, there is no doubt that Aubrey will leave a lasting impression in the beauty industry.

Favorite Beauty hack: Pink setting powder to help make concealer blend better with naturally red skin​
Passions: She enjoys coloring and drawing, going to the movies with friends, building wood bird houses and decorating.
Best word to describe her: Thoughtful
Her Quote: “You either die a hero or live long enough to see yourself become the villain.” Harvey Dent from Batman, I’ve loved this quote because it just showed how he truly believed that people could only do one kind act before they eventually turn bad, but that’s not necessarily true. There is no good and bad there is just learning, but this can also be interpreted in many ways.
Guilty Pleasure: Racing movies
Favorite work time drink: Beach Bum from Aroma Joes or Brown Sugar Boba

Our Team

Kristy Waters
Esthetician and Nail Technician
Water's Edge Anniversary: May 16, 2022


Kristy, a native of New England, is a highly skilled esthetician who has been serving clients since obtaining her license in 2017. With a passion for enhancing natural beauty, Kristy specializes in brow and lash services along with spray tans. Her dedication to her craft is evident as she also focuses on expanding her skill set to include microblading and is currently completing her certification in this area.  She finds immense joy in empowering women to embrace their unique beauty and hopes to have a lasting impact on their self-confidence.

Outside of work, Kristy enjoys engaging in various activities such as bowling and camping with her friends. With dreams of retiring as a "crazy cat lady," Kristy also intends to create a sanctuary for retired cats at her home, further exemplifying her deep love for animals. ​


Favorite Beauty hack: A spray tan makes you feel so good in your skin.
Passions: Tattoos & Kitties
Best word to describe her: Consistent
Her Quote: "Grow through what you go through"
Guilty Pleasure: You can never have too many cats.
​Favorite worktime drink: Plant Protein Smoothie

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Rita Suarez
Educational Director
Water's Edge Anniversary: September 1996


Rita’s an exceptional hair stylist with an impressive 30-year career in the beauty industry. She has become a sought-after professional known for her consistent work. As a perm specialist, she has mastered the art of creating stunning curls and waves that leave clients feeling delighted and confident. Rita's dedication to her craft is not only reflected in the quality of her work but also in her bubbly and vibrant personality. She loves to chat with her clients, building strong relationships and creating a comfortable and enjoyable salon experience for everyone who sits in her chair. Rita's clients appreciate her ability to listen attentively to their desires and then translate those into beautiful hairstyles. With each appointment, Rita brings her expertise, creativity, and warm energy, ensuring that every client leaves the salon feeling and looking their very best. 

Rita's broad expertise and attention to detail allow her to create hairstyles that suit each client's unique personality and features.  Beyond her technical abilities, Rita's bubbly personality adds an extra touch of warmth to every appointment. Her friendly nature and genuine interest in her clients' lives create an inviting and comfortable atmosphere, making every visit to the salon an enjoyable and memorable experience. Rita's unwavering commitment to her clients and her craft make her an exceptional hair stylist who is adored by her loyal clients.

Favorite Beauty hack:  Putting hair spray on pen marks before washing removed unwanted stains on favorite clothes. 
Passions: It doesn't matter where or when, but having time with family and friends is her favorite. Coming from an Italian family, she's always trying out new recipes to go along with the old family ones. Her summertime fun is riding her Can-am.

Best word to describe her: Radiant
Favorite Quote: "You'll always get what you always got, if you do what you've always done."
Guilty Pleasure: International vacationing
Favorite workday drink: Water's Edge Lavender Lemonade
​​​​​​Sheri Gayer
Owner, Makeup Artist, Skin & Waxing specialist, Eyebrow Artist, Hair Extension certified
Water's Edge Anniversary: December 1997


As the owner of Water’s Edge, Sheri wants everyone who visits the salon to leave feeling amazing inside and out. For her, beauty comes from the confidence of being your own kind of beautiful. In the salon, you will notice a lot of bold turquoise greens and blues. They represent the color of the peacock, her spirit animal. The peacock struts gracefully, holding its head high for all to see. It brings her tremendous satisfaction to watch her clients walk a little taller and more confident as they leave. 

Sheri started working in the salon at age 18 as a Front Desk Coordinator. Over the years, she earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing, a cosmetology license and certifications in Airbrush makeup, Henna brows, Bioelements Skin Care, Nufree, Lash & Brow tinting, Lash Lift, speed waxing and hair extensions. She purchased the salon in 2016 from her good friend Shelly Devlin. The Water's Edge is Sheri's happy place and she couldn’t imagine a career anywhere else.

Sheri is a multitasking owner, skin care specialist, eyebrow stylist and makeup artist. She loves helping brides and bridesmaids get ready for their big day as well as teaching how to apply makeup to young ballerinas to those embracing their grays. She spent 15 years in search of makeup that could be customized—then she gave up and created her own. Inspyr Cosmetics, founded in 2015, focuses on healthy makeup formulated for individual skin type, color and coverage. 

When Sheri isn't with clients, she loves playing hostess making drinks and chatting with customers or assisting the team with anything that might help them. Sheri truly appreciates the dedication that the Water's Edge Team has for their profession and for the company. It's important to her that every employee at Water's Edge feels valued, supported and has a plan for growth.

Favorite beauty hack: Using makeup remover to take Bandaid residue off skin

Passions: She loves to unwind with a New England motorcycle ride, traveling anywhere and everywhere, crocheting gnomes, spontaneous cookouts with friends and family, glamping, and she almost always has one earbud in listening to books.

Bestword to describe her: Perfectionist!
Favorite Quote: "Surround yourself with people you love & trust; they will be your personal board of directors."

Guilty Pleasure: Buying peacock and/or gnome decorations

Favorite workday drink: PB & J smoothie from Troy's

Madison (Maddy) Byrd

Designer Stylist and Nail Technician

Water's Edge Anniversary: March 6, 2023

Maddy is a skilled hair stylist and nail technician with a passion for her craft. With a solid foundation in cosmetology from her high school program, she set her sights on becoming a professional in the beauty industry. Over the years, she continues to stay up-to-date with the latest techniques and trends. Maddy takes great pride in providing her clients with personalized, one-on-one service that leaves them feeling fabulous inside and out.

When Maddy isn't actively at the salon, she can be found indulging in her love of music. In particular, she loves to sing karaoke with friends and family. and she's never one to shy away from belting out a tune in the car. As a young girl, she dreamed of becoming a fashion designer, and while her path ultimate led her to the world of beauty, her eye for detail and creativity still shine through in all that she does.

Favorite Beauty hack: Follow your natural hair part.
Passions: Learning to be her authentic self.
Best word to describe her: Determined
Guilty Pleasure: Scrolling social media for hours
Favorite work time drink: Dr. Pepper or a Rush from Aroma Joes
​​​​​Lisa Moore

Educational Director

​Water's Edge Anniversary: May 10, 2007


Lisa is a highly skilled and experienced hair stylist with over 15 years in the industry. Lisa brings a dynamic and energetic vibe to the salon. Her outgoing and fun personality creates a lively atmosphere, making every appointment an enjoyable and memorable experience for her clients. Lisa works with precision and speed. Whether you are looking for vibrant highlights and lowlights, a fresh new pixie cut or long layers, or a super smooth blow dry,  Lisa delivers exceptional results efficiently, saving her clients time while still achieving stunning transformations. Additionally, Lisa's skill in formal hair design and hair extension services has earned her a reputation for creating glamorous and intricate hairstyles , leaving her clients feeling like royalty. 


Her confidence shines through in her work, ensuring that her clients feel at ease and trust her judgment on their hair transformations. Honest and straightforward, Lisa is known for providing insightful advice and recommendations to help her clients achieve their desired looks. Her boisterous and lively nature adds excitement to each appointment, turning a regular visit to the salon into a fun and enjoyable experience.

Favorite Beauty hack: Black sharpie hides an ugly bleach stain on clothes. 
Passions: She loves to travel and explore new adventures. Put Lisa on a plane and she'll find awesome things to do where ever she lands. While in New England you might find her at the beach, a mountain, a sports field or a back yard - and she's never alone. Lisa treasures the relationships she has with her family and her friends.

Best word to describe her: Motivated!
Favorite Quote: "Life is not measured by the breaths you take, but by the moments that take your breath away."
Guilty Pleasure: 2 Dunkin's chocolate frosted donuts everyday.
Favorite work time drink: Dunkin's medium iced French Vanilla with cream and 2 splenda.


Haley Ferrell
Master Stylist, Makeup Artist and Nail Technician

Water's Edge Anniversary: July 8, 2017

Haley is talented and vibrant team member who brings a burst of creativity to the salon. With a passion for fashion color, Haley uses her artistic skills to transform clients' hair into stunning works of art. Her expertise extends beyond hair, as she also excels in bridal hair and makeup, ensuring that brides feel confident and beautiful on their special day. Haley's favorite aspect of her job is the ability to unleash her creativity and explore new techniques to deliver unique and personalized services to her clients. 


But Haley's impact on the team doesn't end in the styling chair. She takes charge of creating our incredible music playlist, curating an upbeat and energizing atmosphere for both clients and fellow team members. Additionally, she serves as a mentor for new employees, sharing her wisdom and nurturing their growth within the salon. With her quirky and enthusiastic personality, Haley brings a sense of fun and excitement to the workplace, making her a beloved member of our team. Always eager to learn and expand her skill set, she regularly seeks out opportunities to enhance her expertise and stay up-to-date with the latest techniques in the industry. Haley's commitment to her craft and her commitment to others make her an exceptional asset to our salon.


Favorite Beauty hack: Use older mascara to prime lashes and newer mascara on the second coat so the second coat goes on evenly.
Passions: Haley loves adopting senior cats, embracing her inner DIY homeowner skills, attending concerts and anything Harry Potter.
Best word to describe her: Consciencious
Her Quote: "Make a wish, take a chance, make a change."
Guilty Pleasure: Converse - a girl can never have enough converse sneakers
Favorite workday drink: Lemonade