AJ is currently a stylist and educator at Thomas West Salon in downtown Chicago, a buyer for Bonnie & Clyde boutique in Clarkston, MI, and owner of Your Stylist AJ- an on-site bridal hair service. After completing the cosmetology program with Douglas J Aveda Institute, she was recruited by Van Michael Salon in Atlanta, GA, Aveda’s busiest salon in the world. Now, in Chicago, she is a full service hairdresser, specializing in blondes, brides and extensions.