Christian is the proud co-owner of Salon Arcaro in historic Roswell. Christian has over 30 years experience as a master stylist and salon owner and is dedicated to providing customers with a luxurious and relaxing salon experience.
Christian started his career in 1979 entering Mode College of Hair Design in St. Cloud Minnesota. Following his education in Minnesota, he continued his studies with Paul Mitchell in Honolulu, Hawaii where he stayed until 1986.
Moving to Atlanta in 1986, he joined the exclusive team of stylist at Bella Capelli salon in Roswell and continued to master his craft training at the Sasson Academies in California and Miami. Christian continued to increase his talent and expand his clientele as an accomplished and skilled stylist joining the team at Mimosa Salon & Span in 2009.
In November 2013, Christian along with Adam Awtrey opened their own salon, Salon Arcaro, at Plumtree Village in Roswell Georgia. Christian is the ultimate people person and is dedicated to educating young stylist in more advanced color and styling techniques. It's his desire for Salon Arcaro to provide every guest with a personal, pampered and fulfilling experience with each and every visit to the salon.
His talent and experience is apparent to all his clients whether new or returning from years of satisfaction.
Adam Awtrey Owner / Creative Director
Adam Awtrey is a true inspiration when it comes to hair. Adam started his career in 1987, here in Roswell, at Blades as a personal assistant to Justin Willis who was head art director at Vidal Sassoon London Academy. Adam was Vidal Sassoon trained with a 3 1/2 year apprenticeship under Willis.
His natural talent continued to grow when, in 1990, Adam began working under James Howard - Pivot Point champion of 13 years - at Joel & Company in Savannah, Georgia. During that time he did Up-Do’s for the Pageant Association and calendar work for Hawaiian Tropic. In 1993 Adam moved back up to Roswell, returning to Blades, until 1995 when he became co-owner of Blue Moon.
Throughout the 90’s, Adam has worked with several Playmates, increasing his talent and expanding his clientele. In 2004, Adam opened his own salon, Salon Arcaro, in honor of his Grandparents’ name. Arcaro ran successfully through 2009, when Adam decided to join the team at Mimosa Salon and Spa, staying in our beloved Roswell. In 2013, Adam re-opened Salon Arcaro here in Roswell with business partner Christian. Adam is well-known around Roswell as an accomplished and skilled stylist. His experience is apparent to clients whether new or returning from years of satisfaction. Let Adam give you the hair you’ve always wanted!
Andrea Caforio Master Stylist
Originally from Wisconsin, Andrea relocated to Florida where she fulfilled her passion to become a cosmetologist. She began her career in Gainesville, training with Ian & Co. A few years later, she moved to South Florida continuing her career at “The Great American Hair Experience” in the West Palm Beach area. While in South Florida, she married and had two children.
They moved to the Atlanta area 19 years ago, and have worked in East Cobb for 11 years and Roswell for 8 years. Andrea brings nearly 28 years of experience to the Salon Arcaro family, where she truly complements the excellent staff and team. Her Career has enabled her to become well rounded in many aspects of the industry. Andrea specializes in color, hi-lites, women’s and men’s haircuts, perms, wig and hairpiece styling, bridal and special event formal updos.Also, she has several years experience and certificates of training with Keratin Smoothing Treatments with the most recent involving Keratherapy Smoothing Treatments.
The innovation in Cosmetology has been rapidly evolving in the last few years and here at Salon Arcaro, we are seeking and training with the newest techniques and products as they are introduced.
On my free time, you can find Andrea on the tennis courts, baking, working out, or reading. Her children both live in the Atlanta area and are Georgia Tech graduates.
Vivian Varela-Soard Master Stylist
Originally from Colombia, S.A., Vivian has been in the beauty industry for 31 years, 16 of which she successfully owned and operated a salon in Lancaster, PA. Recently relocated to Atlanta, GA. Vivian specializes in cutting, color/highlights, perms, hair extensions and up-dos as well as barbering and make-up application. She has studied extensively throughout her career, even winning two trips to Paris to expand her education and product knowledge. She has worked as an educator for such companies as Redken, Wella, Eugene Perma & Keune Color. She prides herself on being a platform stylist and loves spreading her knowledge due to her undying passion for the beauty industry. Vivian is a people person, who loves to make everyone feel beautiful inside and out.
Jennifer Lassbeck Master Barber
Jennifer is a single mother of two wonderful boys. She is a graduate of Roffler-Molar Barber College, a prestigious school for hair design in Atlanta and has been a successful Master Barber and colorist for the last fifteen years at J. Michelle Salon in Buckhead. During that time, she had been blessed with a substantial and loyal following of great customers and is looking forward to continuing her career at Salon Arcaro.
Over the years she discovered a continuing need among gentlemen clientele, namely a stylish cut in a friendly and relaxing atmosphere. She is truly excited about joining the Salon Arcaro family and providing these quality services to our male clientele.
In her spare time, she enjoys quality time with her two sons, She is also an avid runner and joined the Cross Fit craze. She is looking forward to your visit and giving you the cut and style your deserve!
Daniella Espino Assistant/Jr. Stylist
Daniella joined the Salon Arcaro team in May 2015 and she is apprenticing under Adam. She specializes in smoothing & straightening all types of unruly tresses. Daniella is looking to further her skills in both coloring and cutting. She enjoys her job here at the salon not only because she is passionate about the industry but because she truly enjoys making clients look and feel beautiful.