Our Team


Michele became a licensed hairdresser in 1986 and has worked in Montpelier since that time. In 1998, Michele because the owner of New Leaf Hair Studio. The salon has been an AVEDA concept salon since 1999. As an AVEDA concept salon, the stylists at New Leaf have had the benefits and support of the AVEDA education team.

Michele lives in East Calais with her two daughters, Grace and Haley, and her two canine companions, Isaac and Zoe.

When not behind the chair, Michele enjoys spending time kayaking, paddle boarding and swimming at her favorite pond in Calais, or walking, hiking and snowshoeing with her dogs.


Shannon has worked at New Leaf Hair Studio for almost eight years. She has been a licensed stylist for nearly two decades.

“Being a stylist has provided me with many life experiences. My clients inspire me every day.”

When not behind the chair, Shannon enjoys time with her husband Mike and son Ethan. She lives in East Calais with her family and their two canine companions, Brooklyn and Boston. As a family, they enjoy kayaking, camping, and simply spending time together.


Amanda has been a stylist for 18 years, and has worked 11 of those years at New Leaf Hair Studio.

“I feel truly blessed for the path I have chosen in my career as a stylist. It brings me so much joy to help people find their inner and outer beauty through finding the best style for them.”

While not behind the chair, Amanda enjoys creating art, primarily painting and drawing (she is the artist behind our wonderful New Leaf signs)>

Amanda lives in East Montpelier with her husband and two children, Sawyer and Mollie.