Largest AVEDA Lifestyle Spa & Salon in Tallahassee
Chelsea has been serving Tallahassee since 1979. Our team of more than 30 professionals include hair talent, nail specialists, makeup artists, estheticians, massage therapists and of course our customer service team. Education is at the heart of everything we do at Chelsea. We offer our team in house education as well as AVEDA advanced seminars. This focus has kept Chelsea on the cutting edge of wearable fashions for hair and health oriented spa treatments.
Featured nationally on the E! Channel and in numerous magazines and newspaper articles
2001 Owner, Mary Fannin chosen Best Hairdresser
2002 & 2003 Named Tallahassee's "Top Salon"
2004, 2007 & 2008 Named "Best Spa", "Best Nail Salon" & "Best Splurge for Her"
2011 Owner, Mary Fannin - "Lifetime Achievement" Award Winner
2012, 2013 & 2014 Tallahassee FIT, "Best Beauty Salon" Award
2014 Tallahassee "Top Salon" Runner-Up
Mary Fannin Founder
A native of Melbourne, Florida, Mary Fannin moved to Tallahassee in 1977 to begin her career as a hairstylist. Two years later, she became a partner in the Hairsmith Salon. In 1979, she introduced AVEDA to Tallahassee. She grew as a sole owner of three salons and founded Tallahassee's first Day Spa, Chelsea Salon and Spa. She is the proud mother of three wonderful children, Sarah Ted and Veronica.
Mary is proud to be the winner of Tallahassee Magazine's 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award. Through this journey, Mary is also proud of all the hairdressers she has nurtured along the way.
"I hope that my impact on this profession in Tallahassee has helped to make it a friendlier place to be a hairstylist and a more stylish place to be a client." Mary
Sue Peña Owner
Sue has assisted her sister, Mary, in management for many years. She officially joined the Chelsea family in 2012 as the Office Manager.
"I don’t know what I would do without her.” – Mary Fannin
Sue purchased the business from Mary in September of 2016 to allow Mary to retire and enjoy the pleasures of travel, gardening and the time with her family she deserves!
“I love witnessing the staff-client relationships constantly forming at Chelsea through the genuine, wonderful services given. I have always admired Mary for her continued success as a wonderful business owner and comrade of every employee she takes under her wing. I look forward to continuing the tradition of excellence in the luxury customer service established by Mary.” - Sue
Miranda Jones Floor Manager
Miranda Jones has been a licensed hair and beauty professional since 2001. She learned and perfected her skills under the instruction of Mary Fannin and credits Mary for helping her blossom into a successful hairstylist, salon educator, and manager of Chelsea Salon and Spa.
Miranda believes in continuing education and strives to remain at the forefront of the beauty and hair industry with her knowledge of new products and services in order to provide excellent service to her clientele. Miranda's education includes: Aveda Train-the-Trainer, Aveda Color Certification, Aveda Leadership Education, as well as Aveda 2009-2012 Serious Business Training.
Specializing in multidimensional color, hair care, fashion, and modern cuts, Miranda believes in the importance of staying in the center of all the latest trends so that she can give you the look you want.
Jenna Hollar Customer Service Manager
Mckenzie Ledbetter Assistant Manager
Mckenzie originally joined the Chelsea family as a Customer Service Representative in 2014. Since then, she has become the Assistant Manager and credits Sue for helping expand her skill set in management.
“I am very proud to represent the Chelsea name wherever I go. It isn’t just a job, it’s a second family I can depend on and learn from every day. I would not be where I am today without Sue, Mary and the whole Chelsea team.”