Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Ina Salon Owner
owner Ina Evtimov Gold Coast Salon

Having over 15 years of experience as an administrator in the luxury beauty industry, I began my salon career in the heart of Chicago working with the industry’s top talent and most savvy clientele. For a young European girl, this was a fantastic eye-opening experience.

After I spent five years traveling in Europe and  acquiring some fine technical styling skills, I returned to my favorite City Chicago with the determination to start something that I call my own. Gold Coast Salon opened doors in 2018.

Whether working on extensions or creating a sandy blond or rich, glossy color, keeping the hair shiny and healthy is what’s most important to me.

Outside of the salon I’m a mom of three wild, but adorable boys, Domenick 16, Alan 15, and Nicholas 9. On the weekends, I am either at their hockey games, playing frisbee in our backyard or spending time with my favorite people sharing laughs and conversations over a cup of coffee or a glass of chilled white wine. I am always joking around laughing too much, but I take my craft very seriously!
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With 20 years in the industry, Nicole has styled local and international celebrities, and has a clientele of men and women ages 1 – 90.

Nicole specializes in classic French hairdressing, is American Board Certified Colorist trained, and meticulous in her work. Part of her success is the result of understanding her clients’ lifestyles and listening to them. She leverages shape and form to create ease of style. She respects the integrity of hair in color formulation and chemical processes.

Get ready to receive compliments and turn heads after a visit with Nicole! Fun Fact: Two of Nicole’s clients met their husbands right after their first visit with her for cut and color.

Her presence is totally charming, sincerely compassionate and low key hilarious!

Tammy’s passion is helping people look their absolute best. Through the years her hard work led her to become a stylist, manager and corporate educator for one of the largest chain salons in the industry. Her French-influenced hair techniques are enjoyed by many. Behind the chair, she does fabulous blowouts, enjoy’s working with medium and longer lengths of hair, but you will find that she often services the whole family.

Tammy enjoys a variety of services and the uniqueness for each person. In her spare time she enjoys laughing with friends and catching up with the latest and greatest in the hair world.

We love you, Tammy!

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Camilla has worked in the cosmetic industry for her entire working career. She owned and operated a full service makeup and hair salon in the Buckhead area of Atlanta, Georgia. It was during this time that she got involved with product development and formulations of products. The Cosmetic Studio line of products she created was extremely successful as was sold in over five states.

In 1994, Camilla decided to sell her business and pursue her lifelong dream of being a makeup artist in New York City. Camilla has been fortunate to have a flourishing 18 years in the business with brides, editorial, film, and designing the makeup for a Broadway play. In addition, her private clientele has included a Prime minister and First Lady, actresses and actors, socialites and many more.

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I have worked in the hair industry for over 11 years. Following high school, I was trained at Pivot Point International School and have loved education and growing with the trends ever since.

I am also a certified personal trainer so you can ensure hair health is the highest priority to me. I treat every client’s hair as I would my own. You will be sure to leave your visit with shiny, beautiful, and manageable hair that you will feel confident in wearing and styling yourself.

Here’s a little secret about me: I am an obsessive researcher, and I am always looking to learn and add value to my clients’ lives from behind the chair. I will give you all the tools and teach you how to create the same wonderful look at home!

Are you ready to have the hair of your dreams?

I am so eager to meet you!


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