Meet our Staff

Jennifer Burke

I have owned and operated at JR Burke for the past 20 years. I am a hair replacement specialist and am 4C certified by Follea of Beverly Hills. I am also a certified cut and color educator and have been for many years. I really enjoy using our organic color line. It produces a beautiful and natural result. I have also been trained in razor cutting and enjoy textured cuts and men's cuts.

Samantha Spinetti

I have been at J.R. Burke since 2006. I enjoy cutting inverted bobs and styles with lots of texture – short or long. I am also a hair replacement specialist and and love helping people feel better about their look with many different hair replacement solutions. I am 4C certified by Follea of Beverly Hills. I am also a certified MicroPoint technician. I do a lot of styling with hair integration and I am a big fan of the product.

Paula Angelo

I have been with J.R. Burke for 15 years. I enjoy cuts and styles on both men and women. I also enjoy waxing. Electrolysis is another of my specialties which I perform at a space in Melrose.

Debbie Mello

I have been working in the industry for over 30 years. I really enjoy meeting new people. I love working with all ages and enjoy cuts, single process colors, and blowdrys. Perming is one of my specialties.

Vicky Gaffney

I have been working in Arlington Center for 43 years. I have been with J.R. Burke for 18 of those years. I enjoy making people happy with their hair and have the most fun with color and cutting. I enjoy taking classes to keep up with the latest styles.

Kathy Page

I have been in the industry for over 15 years. I work downtown in Boston, as well as at the J.R. Burke Salon. I have trained at Bumble and Bumble Academy in New York and at the Aveda Institute is Minnesota. I love to work with color and enjoy customizing the right look for my clients.

Marie Elmountassir

I have worked in the industry for 12 years. I enjoy keeping up with new trends and techniques and have taken various classes over the years. I have been trained in Matrix and Rusk color. I am a certified L'Oreal Professional colorist. I have been trained in the art of balyage which I love to do. I enjoy the creativity that it allows me as a colorist.