Meet the experts who give their best as part of the Designers Salon Spa team. This group of experienced stylists (cosmetologists), massage therapists, and skin care specialists, along with their support team associates, are committed to providing excellent service for all your hair, skin, nails, makeup, and massage needs. Call to schedule your next appointment with your salon or spa specialist.


Michelle Fregeau – Owner – Stylist – Level 5

Michelle opened Designers Salon Spa in 1998 when Chisago City was ready for an upscale, energetic and exciting hair salon. Her mission and focus has been to invoke success in newly graduated talent, as well as, Designers’ long term employees. Her passion and love is to mentor staff and help them grow and succeed in their chosen career.

Michelle is energized by a TEAM atmosphere (not just a cliché) and takes pride in the service and culture she has created for her staff, herself, and the clients at Designers Salon Spa. “The clients love feeling the freedom to choose one or any number of Salon Stylists to give them the look they desire.” Michelle says, “We have an amazing TEAM. Our successful and talented service providers are dedicated to communication, continued education and professionalism. This salon is about every client and every employee from within the walls we work. If my staff is successful, then we are all successful! This commitment has made Designers Salon Spa a local success story in the community.”

Call to make a cut or color appointment with Michelle today.

Terri Jo

Terri Jo Berklund – Team Lead / Stylist – Level 5

Terri graduated from the Aveda Institute 2002 and found her ideal fit at Designers. Terri specializes in coloring and cutting with creativity. She loves bridal updo’s and make-up.

As a manager and lead stylist, Terri works with all the Designers stylists as a mentor and educator. She continually advances her knowledge and expands her creativity by attending various color classes, as well as the annual Chicago hair show.

Terri loves spending time with her family and taking care of her fur babies.


Joni Hanson – Stylist – Level 5

Joni enjoys complete consultations with clients to achieve the style they desire. She listens and give honest feedback, and after achieving the desired look, she enjoys educating her clients on styling techniques so they can maintain their look at home.

Joni has had the opportunity to experience educational shows in New York, Wisconsin, and Minneapolis. She participates in many Aveda, Davines, Redken, and Wella cutting and color classes. She has a maturity behind the chair and yet enjoys the newness of this ever-changing industry.


Audrey Edson – Stylist – Level 4 – Stylist

Audrey graduated from Scot Lewis Cosmetology School in 2001. She has always had a passion for making people feel their best. Her main concern is maintaining the integrity of her clients’ hair while providing them with the style they desire.

Audrey consistently stays up to date with advanced education in coloring and cutting techniques. Her specialties are color, foils, and haircutting, including razor cuts and waxing.

Audrey is a mom of two boys who play hockey and lacrosse. In her free time she loves to snuggle her dogs, garden, and take care of her chickens.


Meagan Ellis – Stylist – Level 4  Eye and Lash Technician

Meagan calls the Chisago Lakes area home (she’s a 2011 CLHS grad), and she’s been on track to be a cosmetologist for as long as she can remember. Meagan is a Regency Beauty Institute grad and brings her experience to haircuts, color, foils, manicures, pedicures, make-up application, and eyelash extensions. Continuing education gives her a true cutting edge when it comes the many different techniques she uses to get the best look for her clients. She loves the variety in her job.

In her down time away from the salon, she loves shopping, going to the beach, and taking her dog Lucy on walks.  On rainy days, she enjoys staying inside and catching up on Netflix shows.


Ashley (AJ) Jorgenson –  Stylist – Level 2 

AJ began working at Designers in 2017 and is a graduate of the Aveda Institute. She loves to have variety in her books with cuts, colors, and nails alike to keep up with trends for all three. Her key strength as a stylist is making her clients feel comfortable, listening well to their wants and needs, and seeing them through. She loves that her work challenges her to grow and learn every day, to keep her on her toes.

When AJ isn’t at the salon, she lives to experience the world and travel. She also has a passion for music and good food! You may run into her about town at a local restaurant any day of the week! She invites you come to the salon and get to know her.


Jessie Daniels Stylist – Level 3 

Jessie Daniels is new to Designers SalonSpa but has been in the industry for 12 years. She said, “I graduated from the Aveda Institute in Minneapolis in 2008 and have worked behind the chair ever since. I love doing all types of cuts and colors, keeping up to date on current styles, and finding the right look for all of my guests. I can’t wait to meet all of you!”