Our Team

Learn more about our team, or see our¬†jobs¬†section below if you’re interested in joining our team.

Lisa Cardillo
Lisa CardilloPresident of Salon Operations
Lisa is a co-owner, the Lead Stylist, and the inspiration behind Tough Love Salon. Aside from her experience, certifications, and ongoing education, she has also earned a Senior Cosmetologist license. She takes great pride in leading her team to maintain consistent professional quality and to always be learning and sharing to help others and help the industry.
Ray Cardillo
Ray CardilloPresident of Business Operations
Ray is a co-owner, Lisa’s husband, and leads all business operations. He is an accomplished professional Software Engineer and Technical Leader who became interested in the salon industry as a result of Lisa’s infectious passion for her craft. In fact, rumor has it that he knows more about hair science than most cosmetology school graduates.

Our Amazing Team Members

Gina
GinaStylist & Barber
Gina is an experienced hair stylist with a ton of talent! She has a barber license, which allows her to perform some services that others cannot, and she has many years of experience with a wide variety of advanced cutting and color techniques. She loves what she does and enjoys helping clients look and feel amazing.
Tori
ToriStylist
Tori is a 2019 graduate of The Temple in Annapolis and her cheery attitude makes her such a joy to be around! Her education and skills are well rounded so we’re sure you’re going to have a great experience with her.
Alexa
AlexaApprentice
Alexa is an apprentice under Lisa and performs all services under Lisa’s supervision. Lisa has very high standards for Alexa, so she may take a little longer, but you can be confident that any service Alexa performs will be to the same standards of excellence that Lisa demands for herself.
Now Hiring
Now HiringAmazing Stylists
See our JOBS section below for more details. If you want to learn more about us, then we want to learn more about you!!

Job Opportunities

Hair Stylist
Severna Park, Full-time