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Kenneth Cote

Owner/Style Director

"We are your source for looking great, knowing how to take care of your look and feeling great about it."

Kenneth Cote

A Rhode Island native, Ken has a long resume as a Sassoon-trained stylist, entrepreneur and global guest artist for leading product manufacturers. He opened his first salon in 1977. He remains dedicated to providing a warm and nurturing salon environment for both the staff and clients.

Belief

"Education is the ultimate key to guest satisfaction. That's why I personally train and certify each new stylist that joins our team before they perform guest services. Ongoing education is what keeps us on top of our game."

Mission

Our mission is  to provide unsurpassed quality services in a professional, yet warm and friendly, team atmosphere. We strive to exceed our clients' expectations through consistency, education and communication.

Dedication

Our passion is in the development of business aspects that reflect who and what we represent, cultivating of the spirit, energy and creativity of those we select to be part of our team.

Our Team

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Richard Bump

Manager

"Our team goal each time you visit us is to create an experience of shared creative energies, to turn you on, to put you at ease while making you forget the stresses and pressures of your everyday world for at least a little while. So plug into what we have to offer and experience the transformative power of our creative, nurturing and healing touch." Team member since 1977.

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Nicole Cardinale

Hospitality & Guest Services

"Our #1 goal is to make sure you have the experience you envisioned from the time you walk in the door, until the time you walk out. The salon industry allows us to surround ourselves with a diverse group of people. Being a social person, I knew this was the atmosphere I wanted to be a part of. It has become my second family, my home away from home! Nothing pleases me more than to see our guests leaving happy, with a smile, and to know they will be coming back because of their entire experience. I love my job and being a part of the Kenneth Cote Team! The best compliment you can give a salon is a referral” Team member since 2018.

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Bob Labossiere

Stylist V/Master Colorist

"Everyone has an inner beauty. Come in and let me help you discover yours!" Team member since 1998.

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Lisa Johnson

Stylist IV

"I enjoy the art of hairdressing and its ability to bring out everyone's inner beauty. I've had the honor and pleasure of doing this at Kenneth Cote for several years. I would love an opportunity to provide you with a cut or color to help bring out your best." Team member since 2002.

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Alyssa Bean

Stylist IV

"My goal is to maintain the integrity of your hair when coloring or highlighting it. Let's work together to get your hair healthy. After all, healthy hair is beautiful hair." Team member since 2014.

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Terence Ray

Stylist II/Men's Specialist

"My goal is to provide unparalleled men's services in addition to creating that special cut and style for women! I truly love to help others look and feel their best. Come see me soon!" Team member since 2012.

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Victoria Ruggieri

Stylist IV

"I'm an experienced stylist and colorist having received advanced training in New York, Boston and Rhode Island. I also also received special mention in the Providence Journal for my participation in Providence Style Week. I believe that your hair is the crown you never take off. My goal is to make you feel like a precious gem." Team member since 2017.

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Tammie Clements

Stylist III

Tammie has been a stylist for 12 years and a colorist since 2011. She joined us in 2018 and is certified in Hotheads Hair Extensions. She loves doing vibrant fashion colors and believes that when you look your best, you also feel your best!

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Karly Hoernle

Stylist II

Karly is a talented stylist specializing in long hair, balayage and styling. She is certified in Hotheads Hair Extensions and also provides make-up services. Team member since 2018.

Jessica Miller

Stylist I

Team member since 2019.

Jennifer Trantalis

Stylist I

Team member since 2019.