Jill-Ann was born and raised in San Diego, CA and currently resides in Denver, CO. She attended beauty school in San Diego and graduated at the top of her class in 2000. She went through extensive training and testing to become a color educator for Framesi North America, educating with them for six years. While In San Diego, she worked on runways, print work, and even dabbled on sets in Los Angeles. Her love and passion for all things color, color theory and science behind coloring hair is what keeps her excited and on her toes eighteen years into her career.
Her knowledge in color theory and education within our industry is extensive: Masters of Balayage, Color Educator with Framesi North America, Unite advanced hair cutting, DJ Muldoon hair cutting, Loreal Professional Balayage, Guy Tang Balayage, Elizabeth Fay Balayage, Camouflage and Balayage, Lo Wheeler Balayage, Behind the Chair, The Hair Shop Extensions, and Hairtalk Hair Extensions. Her expertise lies in balayage, dimensional color, blonding, extensions, and cuts.
In 2019, Jill joined the Masters of Balayage team as an Ambassador, moving into the role as Lead Ambassador shortly thereafter. After showing commitment and a passion for the Masters of Balayage culture and brand, she was promoted to Educator in 2020.
When Jill isn’t behind the chair, she loves traveling with her husband and family, wine tasting, and being her children’s #1 fan in their activities which include track, cross country, soccer, baseball, basketball, dance, and theatre.