- Our Team -

Kez Broad - Technical Director


With over twenty four plus years in the business Kez has a vast array of technical skill and industry knowledge from across two continents. Having trained with the Toni & Guy academies in England for several years to become a precision educator, she then moved to Mississippi with her husband Gareth to create Noggins in 2010. She crafted a new and unique curriculum that is used to train every new stylist and is passionate about creating opportunities for new hairdressers to fulfil their potential.


An avid enthusiast of healthy lifestyles, Kez practices her own advice, and is regimented in the maintenance of her own well-being through natural and organic alternatives. Always a constant source of inspiration her natural leadership has kept the Noggins culture steady and ever evolving.

Gareth Broad - Senior Stylist


Originally from England, with over twelve years in the industry, Gareth moved to Mississippi with his wife Kez in 2010 and co-founded Noggins Salon. He has enjoyed imparting his own personal industry experience and education to those new to the industry and continues to help develop each individual’s skills.


Prior to entering the beauty industry Gareth spent several years in the computing field and maintains an interest to this day in all things technical such as this website, which he created. As a senior member of the education team and co-owner he continues to remain joyfully focused on coaching those around him.

Jason Gojnur - Senior Stylist


Another member of our senior team, originally from Chicago, Illinois, Jason has become a welcome staple of the Noggins family. After spending several years training with our technical director Kez he has continued to further hone his skills bringing his total career duration to 20+ years. 


Having been a part of the Aveda network as well for over a decade he has brought formidable color knowledge and styling experience with him. 


Tamarah Elder - Senior Stylist


After moving from California and joining our team Tamarah became one of our cherished stylists who have added our particular set of skills to her repertoire. 


Having lived in the Madison area with her husband and children for over a decade and having been part of the team for over four years she has carved her role in our culture very strongly. She will always go above and beyond to make her clients happy.

Josie Peters - Senior Stylist


Our stylist member Joise Peters, a graduate of the Aveda cosmetology school in Wisconsin, Josie adapted very quickly to our team and never hesitates to put forth a remarkable effort in assisting the team and clients to meet their goals. 

Very intuitive and adept at finding the exact style, cut or color that her clients need, she is an expert in keeping up with current styles and trends.

Amy Files - Senior Stylist


Meet our stylist Amy, with over a decade in the industry she has a wonderful background in all things beauty and has added to that knowledge through our education program.


Adding her creative side and skill set to our team while becoming part of the Aveda network has been a great opportunity and we are really excited to continue to see great work coming from this team member. Wonderfully talented for all things wedding related too!

Paula Zea - Senior Stylist


Our stylist Paula joins our team after several years in the salon industry having enhanced her skill set through our education program. Originally from Orlando, Florida she has become a staple of our environment, has proven how exemplary she is and how much her clients enjoy her work.

A premier stylist for balayage too she's an incredible talent and a joy to work with and has mastered the skill of precision cutting.  



Abby Denton - Stylist

Having moved from Arkansas, Abby has settled quickly and already having many years experience in the industry she's an effortlessly pleasant individual to have by our sides. 

Abby is a graduate of our precision cutting and coloring program, and is a welcome addition to our work family, with an exceptional skill set in all things hair. You will always catch her backstage at our many fashion shows around town.

Gabby Thornton - Stylist Support

Making sure the salon is always in working order, you'll catch her running all operational parts of the salon. A welcome addition to our culture and its amazing to see our team to grow so rapidly with such amazing people.   

Emma Wise - Stylist Support

Part of our operational support team, we believe you will not find better customer service elsewhere. A dedicated professional, and it's a pleasure to have her as a part of our culture and growing team.