Katie Knorr

Owner/Master Stylist/

Beaded Weft Extensionist/Spray Tan Artist

Katie has been working in the industry since 2007.  Her goal is to provide an exceptional experience to each individual who walks through the door at Utopia. Katie's passion is to create color and cuts that not only complement one's features, but also reflects their unique lifestyle needs. Additionally, Katie loves offering extension and spray tan services to our guests. If there is ever anything that can be done to improve your experience at Utopia, please let Katie know. 

Call the salon directly  or text/call

704-989-0049 to connect with Katie.


Kristen Chilcot

Master Stylist

Kristen is a Harrisburg native and has been in the industry over fifteen years.  She was trained at Modern Salon in Charlotte and is thrilled to be back home after working in the Ballantyne area for several years.  Kristen is also our salon lash artist, specializing in classic and volume eyelash sets. She can't wait to work her magic on you!

Call the salon directly or text/call

980-622-6767 to connect with Kristen.


Jessica Walls

Master Stylist

Jessica has over 8 years of experience and has worked extensively with products brands including Kenra, Keune, Redken and more.  Jessica is always finding new ways to expand her skills and creativity.  She constantly seeks to educate herself by going to classes to learn about the top trends in the beauty industry.  Most importantly, she seeks to make sure her clients get the best experience in her chair and feel confident with their new look.  She can't wait to work with you!

Call the salon directly or text/call

980-288-3658 to connect with Jessica.


Lisa Griffin

Master Stylist

Call the salon directly or text/call

704-699-4865 to connect with Lisa.


Amanda Pope

Master Stylist

Call the salon directly or text/call

704-778-7649 to connect with Amanda.


Samantha Chadwick

Junior Stylist

Samantha is a 2019 graduate of Paul Mitchell - Gastonia.  During her time at PM, she participated in design team, where she styled for several fashion shows and was able to be a part of Charlotte Fashion Week.  Upon graduation, Samantha initially spent time in Virginia interning with Jamie D'Agostino Artistry and quickly became one of her top artists.  Samantha's passions include balayages and special occasion styling (weddings/proms/photo shoots).  She looks forward to meeting and working with new clients. 

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704-315-7396 to connect with Samantha.

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Monica Vas

Master Stylist

Monica has many years of experience  behind the chair.  She can't wait to work with you!

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760-848-4247 to connect with Monica.


Dareen Elkurd

Medical Esthetician/

Microblading Expert/Spray Tan Artist

Dareen is an experienced medical esthetician and is very passionate about beauty, skincare and skin correction.  She graduated from The Aveda Institute and is very knowledgeable about several elite skincare systems.  Dareen is also an expert at microblading; a semi-permanent cosmetic tattooing treatment that fills in sparse eyebrows.  She looks forward to helping you treat, improve and correct any skincare concerns you may have. 

Call the salon directly or text/call

216-466-6270 to connect with Dareen.