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Sabbatha Elmstedt

Owner & Stylist

Sabbatha has been in the hair industry since she was 18. Starting as a receptionist she worked her way up the professional ladder and has been creating beautiful hair since 2007. 

She has a passion for building relationships with clients and creating customized, beautiful hair for everyone! She has worked at a number of salons over the years and has taken pieces of those experiences to create a culture in WRHC that is like no other salon in the area. 

Offering almost every hair service, Sabbatha loves creating fun, bold statement hair as well as soft, natural tones. 


Michelle Bruso

Stylist/Color Specialist

Michelle began her hair career in 2011 at Gene Juarez Academy.  Following graduation Michelle completed Gene Juarez's associate program and began working as a color specialist at their Tacoma salon.  Today she is a proud member of Wild Roots Hair Company.  While still specializing in color, corrective color, fashion colors and all blonding services, Michelle offers hair cuts, styling and is currently training to be an extension specialist.  Living in Milton, Michelle spends her free time with her teenage son, husband and dogs


Stefanie Rickert


Stefanie has been licensed since 2014 and doing hair is her greatest passion. She graduated from Gene Juarez and immediately started working and building a clientele base that has remained loyal and supportive. 

She loves doing foils and fashion colors that give a total transformation to a look and feel! 

In her free time she enjoys hiking, knitting, and hanging out with her two sassy cats, Izzy and Jackson. 

Dubbed our salon comedian, there isn't a day that goes by without belly laughs and smiles from everyone's clients and fellow artists. 

She is a treat to have along side our other artists at WRHC. 


Courtney Pargeon

Master Esthetician

Courtney graduated from Clover Park Technical College with her Esthetic Science Degree, and specializes in skin condition specific facials. Courtney's services include Full Body Waxing, Eyelash Enhancements, Facial Treatments, and more advanced treatments such Chemical Peels and Microdermabrasion. All of Courtney's facials are designed to be result driven while offering the relaxation and pampering of a classic spa facial.

She offers a wide range of services in order to cater to each individual set of needs. Courtney's goal is to empower and build confidence in her clients with all skin types. She loves to use her knowledge and passion of skincare to create the best experience for every client!


Leah Steacker


Leah is a proud mother of 4 (3 girls, 1 boy). She has been doing hair for 22 years and loves it more each day! 
She has had advanced training in haircutting, highlighting techniques, ethnic hair, excessively curly hair and formal styling. 
Her Favorite services to provide are highlighting and haircuts! She has a passion for her trade as well as the effect she has on her clients and how they feel when they leave an appointment. Friendships develop over time and the bond that develops between artists and clients


Kayla Tapia


Kayla has been a licensed stylist since 2016 where she fell in love with color as she took her first steps into the beauty industry. Finding her true passion in life came through dimensional blondes, a perfectly blended balayage, and awe inspiring vivid colors.
As a tried and true color specialist, She takes pride in hair maintenance practices, as well as any major transformation her clients want to make. Her love for her clients happiness runs as deep as her love for color.

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Jenna Curtindale

Level 2 Stylist

Jenna began her passion for hair in ballet and theater by creating styles for each performance. After graduating from Clover Park Technical College with her AA in cosmetology, she has worked on the Tacoma waterfront doing all types of hair.

She primarily specializing in blonding techniques such as balayage and highlights. She loves helping people feel like their most confident selves by customizing each look to be as special as each person!


Olena Tkach

Level 1 Stylist

Olena has a passion for the beauty industry and creating memorable experiences for her clients. 

Moving from the Ukraine with her family at age 7, she is a well rounded and wonderful woman to be around. She is bilingual in English and Ukrainian and has been able to bring a unique,  diverse clientele to our Wild Roots family. 

She gradutated from Evergreen Beauty College in March of 2023 and has exceeded expectations in her skills and talent. 

She lives with her boyfriend and two cats (Simba and Mo) and enjoys doing art and crafts in her spare time. 


Foxy Roxy

Hospitality Manager

As a hospitality manager, Roxy takes her job of greeting clients very seriously. She is around most days, making sure everyone is happy and comfortable.

She lives for pets, smoochies, fetch and long walks. If she sways you to throw her ball, you'll be her "person" for the day. 


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