Our Team

shannonShannon Kessler is the founder and style enthusiast. As a personal wardrobe consultant to men and women around Louisville, she knows the importance of helping people identify their look and embrace their style. Her talent for creating unique and original looks is fueled by knowing style should always be evolving. Shannon believes style is more than the clothes you wear, it is a feeling you get by expressing who you are in the most original way you can.

Dan Kessler
 is co-owner of Primp. A business owner for 15 years, Dan’s insights and knowledge of customer first is at the forefront of Primp. His passion for customer service and success will be seen in all aspects of Primp.  As a father of two daughters and husband to Shannon, he knows firsthand what a good hair day will do for a lady.


KristenKristen Shehadi (Kris) is the Director of Education at Primp Style Lounge. She has over 12 years of experience in the salon and beauty industry. In addition to operating Salon Kris, she also provides consulting services to high-end salon and beauty boutiques throughout the country. Kristen trained at Graham Webb International in 2002. She also went on to become an American Board Certified Colorist in 2003. Kristen brings years of industry knowledge and lots of spunk to the Primp Team.


Our Primpers

Colleen Hayes is the Primpprimpstylelounge013 Stylist Manager. She brings 4 years of experience to the Primp Team. Colleen’s skills with a round brush and blow dryer will blow you away! She is also incredibly talented in makeup application. Whether it’s the perfect updo, beachy waves or a beautiful face of makeup, Colleen will boost your confidence by enhancing your look.


primpstylelounge038Samantha Stewart is a Lead Stylist at Primp. She has mastered the art of sassy ponytails and beautiful loose curls. Let’s be honest Sam is a wizard with the wand and flat iron and can whip up any look you can imagine! Samantha is also our “go-to” makeup gal. Her makeup applications are second to none. Whether it’s sprucing up your daily look or glamming it up for an event, Sam will create your perfect look.