Headquarters Design Studio, Inc. Staff

Lisa Barba



At a young age Lisa had a desire to own a hair salon, bringing her to the decision to purchase Headquarters Design Studio in 1983. Lisa’s love for this profession always allows time for continuing education with elite educators in the industry. Lisa’s specialties include color correction, precision haircutting on women and men, and hair texturizing; she also does makeup applications regularly in the salon. Lisa’s dedication and work ethic are the catalyst to her success.

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Janet Erdman



Janet’s love for Aveda brought her to Headquarters Design Studio in 1990. As a salon manager and stylist, she has worked closely with Lisa in the development and progression of the salon and its team. Janet continues to educate herself by attending workshops and classes, whether locally in Chicago or as far as Minneapolis, New York, and Miami. Her specialties are women’s hairstyling, balayage highlighting, coloring, and special occasion hairdressing. Janet is certified in SoCap Hair extensions.

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William Craft



William has been a member of the Headquarters team since 2009. As a Studio Artist, William is committed to developing his skills through continuing education such as; working Fashion week NYC, attending Aveda’s Congress Festival in Minneapolis and taking classes at the America’s Beauty Show with celebrity stylist Beth Minardi among others. William is the salon mentor within the Aveda network. His passions are in hair coloring and special occasion styling.

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Millie Geier



Millie Geier has been an asset and driving force at Headquarters design studio since 2006.  Millie has become a sought after stylist, but specializes in Men's styling, Balayage, and special occasion hair.  She has worked with Aveda at New York fashion week and is certified in SoCap extensions.

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