Our Team

Team


Team

Meet our Award Winning Team!

Anthony DeMatteo

Anthony DeMatteo

Owner & Master Stylist
Anthony DeMatteo is the Owner, Manager and Master Stylist of Salon DeMatteo. Specializes in renown haircuts, radiant color tones and styling services Anthony creates a memorable experience for his clients. Sticking true to his classic roots Anthony executes all services with a mindful approach. Keeps up with current hair trends Anthony provides precise and sharp techniques for a one of a kind look. "Learning from the past, I continue to gain inspiration from our ever-changing present.” -Anthony DeMatteo
Ann Marie Holinko

Ann Marie Holinko

Senior Stylist, Colorist & Makeup Artist
Ann Marie is a highly innovative and creative hairstylist who has polished her skills through her education with Vidal Sassoon, Joico, Wella, Bumble & Bumble, Toni & Guy as well as Sebastian Professional's Trucco Makeup Line. Certified hair and keratin specialist Ann Marie truly takes the time to understand her clients needs. Using her cultured inspiration of art and fashion Ann Marie leaves her clients feeling current and renewed.
Annie Farrington

Annie Farrington

Senior Stylist & Colorist
Annie has spent over 22 years perfecting her craft, using various techniques with an artful approach to her hair styling. Annie specializes in creating a personalized look that is realistic to her client's lifestyles and abilities. Annie is a gifted teacher who truly takes the time to help you replicate how to “rock” your new do! Annie’s focus is achieving the very best you.
Jamie Castaneda

Jamie Castaneda

Senior Stylist & Colorist
Jamie is a versatile Senior Stylist and Colorist focused on building lasting relationships with her clients. Excited to help you fall in love with your hair Jamie uses a creative approach with precise execution. You will find her friendly and welcoming nature contagious ensuring a good time with every visit. As a graduate of the Paul Mitchell Academy Jamie specialized in blondes and corrective colors. Jamie is also certified with Deva Curl's Cutting & Styling System, Brazilian Blowout Smoothing Treatments, as well as an artful eye for Special Occasion Hairstyles.
Donna Pfaffenbach

Donna Pfaffenbach

Senior Stylist, Expert Colorist & Makeup Artist
Donna is a highly experienced Senior Stylist and Expert Colorist with education from The Paul Mitchell Academy, Deva Curl's Cutting and Styling Systems, as well as Brazilian Blowout Keratin Treatments Certification. Donna also specializes in Makeup Application, Custom Hair Extensions, and Special Occasion Hair and Wedding Styles. Donna truly has a keen eye for color, offering a conscious approach to meet your hair goals while staying true to maintaining your hair’s integrity. Donna offers concepts of multi-dimensional color for all shades as well as complimenting her clients looks with chic haircuts and styling techniques. Donna keeps up with the latest hair and makeup trends leaving her results current and impressionable.
Z -Zaritxa Gonzalez

Z -Zaritxa Gonzalez

Senior Stylist & Colorist
Zaritxa or "Z” as she is affectionately called by her clients is a Senior Colorist and Stylist at Salon DeMatteo. "Z" approaches each request with great understanding and walks her clients through her artful approach to their hair needs. Staying on top of the latest color and cutting trends "Z" truly leaves her signature mark with each look. With precise cutting patterns and luscious vibrant tones, "Z" has truly made her work known in the Westport and Norwalk Communities. With over 16 years of hairdressing experience, "Z" creates edgy and modern looks for both men and women. "Z" specializes in sharp Haircuts, radiant Color tones, Special Occasion Wedding Hairstyles, and The Brazilian Blowout Smoothing System.
Teri Conforti

Teri Conforti

Master Stylist
Teri is a renown stylist in the Westport community with over 27 years of haircutting and styling experience. Teri’s creative and technical skills have produced an irreplaceable result and loyal following. With reputable training and certification, Teri truly brings an artistic approach to shaping and styling curly hair.  Teri is mindful when listening to her client's hair needs ensuring a clear understanding while factoring their unique hair type and texture. Teri’s goal is to add to her client's self-confidence with a fierce cut. “Always be honest and faithful to your clients.” -Teri Conforti
Penny Szymczak

Penny Szymczak

Senor Stylist and Master Colorist
Penny is a Senior Stylist and Master Colorist with over 20 years of hairdressing experience.  As a Master Colorist, Penny holds extensive education with Clairol, GoldWell, and Joico. Offering a variety of color techniques Penny believes beautiful color starts with a professional consultation and precise execution. With a clear understanding of her client's needs, Penny weighs what approach is best after assessing her client's hair texture, condition, desired maintenance. Complimentary hues to enhance clients natural eye and skin tones are Penny's forte. “I believe great color should showcase multi-dimensional hues, vibrant tones, offer a fun and sexy vibe with a modern and polished finish. Nothing is more rewarding than a happy client loving their hair!” -PennySzymczak
Nikki DeAndrade

Nikki DeAndrade

Certified Nail Technician
Certified and ready to polish Nikki is a known for her impeccable nail services in the Westport Community. Nikki approaches all nail services with the focus for you to see and feel the difference. With her, through training techniques, Nikki customize's each nail service to help her clients appreciate the importance of healthy hands and feet. Nikki’s trusting nature leaves you feeling comfortable, confident, and eager to schedule your next visit. “I chose this profession because it’s a hands-on position, where I get to use my creativity and my artistic talent. I love my job because I use my skills to make people feel good. I love engaging with my clients and building loyal, lasting relationships.” -Nikki DeAndrade
Renée Rushka

Renée Rushka

Junior Stylist, Colorist and Makeup Artist
Renée is a Junior Stylist with over 13 years of hairdressing experience. Renee's expertise shines through her captivating and multi-dimensional color services.   Specializes in Make-up Applications Renee can offer a variety of looks whether it be for a formal event, special occasion, or a night out on the town. As a Junior Stylist Renée can glam you up without breaking the bank. With her passion for hair and beauty, Renée is fluent with all new hair trends and techniques. “I love to help my clients feel good about themselves. When we look our best, we FEEL our best!” -Renée Rushka
Angel

Angel

Friendly, professional, informative and efficient. Salon DeMatteo receptionists are a proud representation of our Salon. Ready to take your call and accommodate your booking needs Angel and Heather go above and beyond to make you feel welcome. As the main point of contact, our receptionists are ready to answer any questions about offered services, retail items, directions and appointment maintenance. We pride our Salon on a worry-free booking experience. “Our goal is prompt, friendly service with a smile!”-Angel & Heather