Dodie has been in the beauty industry for over 38 years. Owner and operator of Wright Hair & Co. for the last 13 years. She is coming up to her 14th year anniversary as a Professor at Fanshawe College, teaching in the hairstylist program. Dodie takes inspiring young minds very seriously. She encourages apprenticeship in her salon and has sponsored 12 apprentices in the last 13 years.
Aside from working behind the chair everyday and teaching at the college part-time, Dodie is also a professional make-up artist, mastering her craft in bridal, photo shoots for editorial , rogers local television shows and numerous charity events.
Dodie grew up right down the street and currently lives in old south. Raising all 3 of her children( with husband Brian) in the village, has given her strong ties to the community.
One of the things that sets Wright Hair & Co apart, Dodie believes, is, constant education and being involved in industry related events. From attending hair shows, to competing and judging in competitions, to volunteering our services to our favourite charities annually. Dodie's fun-loving personality, and contagious positive energy, will draw you to her chair. Her dedication to her craft will keep you coming back!!!
Ashley has been with Wright Hair &Co. since the beginning, Sept 2009. After attending Fanshawe College in Woodstock, where Dodie and Ashley met. Ash started her apprenticeship and has worked hard over the years to build a large clientelle, while managing the salon.
Ashley has long been a creative and artistic soul and quickly found that hairstyling was her passion. Growing up in the small town of Walkerton, Ashley made the trek to the big city to pursue her dreams. Once settled into life in London, her training progressed and Ashley competed regularly in local and distant competitions. She placed 2nd in SKILLS2011 Ontario, a highly coveted student competition. and then went on to place top 6 in the Toronto Hairapalooza2011. While Ashley is busy with salon life, she still finds time to attend industry related events to hone her skills and living by her motto "there's always something to learn"
She strongly believes in helping others, whether it be in the salon or in her community. Everyone's got a story to tell. Ashley infectious laugh, and warm heart, will draw you to her
Spenser is our very own bubbly junior stylist, she has been around the world of hair her entire life. Growing up with her Mom (Dodie), she has always been very comfortable around the hair industry. Spenser has been a regular fixture at Wright Hair and Co. since the tender age of 15, helping when needed during busy seasons.
Spenser entered the industry in the Spring of 2017 and is almost at the finish line with working towards getting her licence this March of 2020.
Spenser has focused on her high quality MUA skills and has been involved in several wedding parties, proms, graduations, editorial photo shoots, Rogers TV show, and charity events. Spenser finished her program at Fanshawe Woodstock February 2020. Spenser is looking forward to competing in her 3rd makeup competition at the ABA’s Toronto 2020.
Spenser always looks forward to meeting new clients, leaving with a smile is her motto. You'll love your experience here with Spenser's bubbly personality & contagious laughter!
Julie is one of our stylists & MUA. She started out as a client of Wright Hair & Co, when she was only 13 years old, and then fell in love with hair through taking classes in high school. After graduating high school, she completed her apprenticeship at Wright Hair & Co. While apprenticing, she completed her schooling at Fanshawe College and graduated (with honours) in 2018. She has been behind the chair for 4 years now. Through the power of social media & word of mouth, she has been steadily building her clientele. Her love for all things colour & bridal has led her to specialize in balayage & updo/formal styling! In the very near future, she will be receiving her certificate in Hair Flair extensions. She loves a challenge and is passionate about her relationship with clients on a professional & personal level. Known as "the little blonde girl"; Julie is small but mighty, and you will love her fiesty attitude & outgoing charm!
Kat is one of our junior stylists. Graduating from Fanshawe in December of 2020 and working on building up a clientele; She is accepting new clients at our junior stylist rate.
Kat fell in love with the industry when she first learned how to French braid hair. She then became the “team hairstylist” for her volleyball team for 10 years. Taking various hairstyling classes in high school led her to believe this was the place she belonged. Although it took a little while for her to realize, everyone else knew this to be true. Before joining the team Kat worked alongside various boudoir photographers and has done some freelance work doing updos, braiding, styling and colouring.
Compassionate in all things she does, she will grab you by the heart strings and keep you coming back for more.
Em is the newest stylist and makeup artist to join Wright Hair & Co. With a love of all things creative, she feels right at home when she's behind the chair. After deciding that University life was not for her, Em attended the Cosmetology program at Fanshawe College and graduated with honors in 2021. Since stepping foot inside Wright Hair as a client years before, Em always dreamed of working in such a supportive and upbeat environment.
After completing her apprenticeship and acquiring her license, it was finally time to join the dream team! Em strongly believes that everyone deserves to feel beautiful in their own bodies and aims to help her clients in doing so. Whether it's a flick of a makeup brush or an entire hair transformation, Em is always excited to embrace new opportunities and tackle new challenges!
The Team at Wright Hair Co. has gone mask friendly. What this means for you as our client, is you can chose to wear a mask or not. If you prefer your stylist to wear one, we will accommodate that.
Please, if you are sick, reschedule!!!!
If you are well enough to go out but still showing symptoms, please mask while in close contact at salon.