Meet The Team

Our Mission

We strive to meet and exceed salon standards of performance and excellence. We are committed to providing a caring, quality, informative experience to our valued guests. All of our team members are skill certified and regularly attend advanced training to provide our guests with the utmost quality and performance. We encourage you to experience the talent of our entire team.

We believe its our stylists that make Styles Plus Salon & Spa special. We work together as a team to reach higher levels of excellence meanwhile keeping our work fun and energetic. We invite you to get to know us!

Arlene Mueller proudly opened Styles Plus in 1990 making this October her 30th Anniversary in business! A Cold Spring resident and Rocori graduate, she enjoys being able to support the community she grew up in. Owner, business manager and front desk coordinator are some of her titles, but she's also the team's cheerleader! Never low on energy, she helps set and then reach goals that are made as a team. Arlene makes it a stylists' good fortune to pursue her career at Styles Plus!

Maria Molitor is a 2012 graduate of Rocori High School and completed her Cosmetology and Associates Degree at Ridgewater in Willmar. She has been in the Beauty Industry for over 7 years. Her happy and upbeat personality makes her an absolute joy to have on our team. Maria enjoys continuing education classes to gain knowledge to share with her clients. Helping clients achieve the look they want and seeing the excitement on their faces after each service is her favorite part of about being a stylist. Come on in and bring your smile to your next appointment!

Brooke Kleinschmidt comes to us as a manager/stylist originally from the Cold Spring area. We are delighted to have Brooke on our team as she is a familiar face and brings her many years of experience in the beauty industry. Her knowledge and expertise in haircutting and coloring has made her a great leader for our team. She currently resides in Avon with her husband Aaron and their four children.

Alysha Broda brought to us her passion for industry knowledge and education. She attended Salon Professional Academy. Her curiosity has been beneficial as she is continually trying new products and techniques. Alysha resides in Cold Spring with her two children. Her 12 years of experience had lead her to excelling in haircuts and total transformations. Alysha takes pride in making her clients look and feel great.

Amanda Bijold graduated from Rocori High School in 2018 and went to Ridgewater college for cosmetology. She loves everything about this industry and enjoys always learning new things to educate her clients. She is very passionate about her career and says "there is nothing better than a smiling client leaving your chair". She loves this community and can't wait to become more a part of it! In her free time she enjoys spending time with her friends and family.

Heidi Collier received her education at Minnesota School of Business. Heidi enjoys relaxation, deep tissue and hot stone massages as well as reflexology foot massages. Heidi has been a delight to have on our team and customers rave about her excellence in deep tissue massages. Heidi has also been certified in Young Living Raindrop Technique.

Amber Poganski grew up in Saint Cloud and graduated from Tech High School. She currently resides in Cold Spring with her husband and two kids. She completed beauty school at the Model College of Hair Design in 2011. In her free time she loves to play sports and do other outdoor activities with family and friends. Her favorite things to do are haircuts and formal hair styles.

Traci Mueller has practically grown up in the salon! Being the salon owner's daughter as well as having a true talent with people and numbers, she has held many roles including front desk coordinator, public relations specialist, business manager and staff support. She knows the salon industry inside and out and has enjoyed being involved through the years. Also a Rocori graduate, she has been supporting the community she's grown up in and takes pride in that. She deserves many thanks for all she's done through the years!