Joann began her career in 1979 with training from Lackawanna Beauty and continues to travel the world to stay abreast of the latest trends and techniques. Highlighs of her many continuing education endeavors include Chadwick Acdemy and Martin Parson in New York, Vidal Sassoon in Toronto, TIGI in New York and London, Cabella-Goldwell in Baltimore and Randy Rick Academy in Virginia, Germany and Vienna.
Joann has been happily married since 1991. She enjoys working and teaching - giving and caring as much as she can. Family and friends, travel, exercise, dancing and music top her list of important things in life.
Joann opened Sanderson State Street Salon in 1993. The business started with 12 employees and has continued to grow to employ 27 staff members today. We are proud to be involved with the American Cancer Society, Lupus Foundation, the Ronald McDonald House, Colon Cancer Society, Gilda Radner Ovarian Cancer Registry, Women's Resource Center and Timmie's Town. Our greatest charitable contribution was the inception of the "Get Pinked" program, which collected $28,000.00 for the American Cancer Society in 2007. Other Salons and organizations joined Sanderson State Street Salon in 2008 to collect nearly $40,000.00 for this cause.
Sanderson State Street Saon has been voted the Number One Hair and Nail Salon in Northeastern PA for the past 5 consecutive years. The Salon has also received awards for Best Stylist to the Owner and Manager. The Salon also received an award from Best of the Abingtons for Best Hair and Nail Salon.