Meet Our Team

Antonio Lobato

Antonio Lobato

Hairstylist, Makeup Artist, Reiki Master and Shamanic Practitioner, Antonio Lobato brings over thirty years of experience to his ultimate manifestation Sutra Salon.

Antonio’s intuitive instincts coupled with his belief that a hairstyle must fit the individual and their lifestyle has earned him a loyal and diverse clientele that has steadfastly followed him throughout the years. The idea that ones hair is an intrinsic component of who they are as well as an expression of their inner and outer self is a philosophy that Antonio developed as he honed and refined his skills. It is this guiding principle that led to his holistic approach that weaved beauty and wellness into a singular and total experience for each and every client.

Antonio delivers a rare combination of expert, cutting edge skill with an eye that tailors each style to the individual’s particular hair type and facial structure to create a signature cut and look for each person.

Antonio’s expertise is also in high demand for print, runway and live events. His credits include New York, LA and Miami Fashion Week, Features in W Magazine and The Hollywood Reporter, interviews with Access Hollywood, Extra and The Style Network, and styling for the Academy Awards.

A proponent for lifelong learning, Antonio continues to advance his skills through training with elite educators and top stylists from around the world. This progressive viewpoint has led him to expand his knowledge into alternative healing modalities including Reiki, Aromatherapy, Tibetan Ayurveda, Crystal Healing, Native American Medicine and Shamanism, Akashic Record Readings and Akashic Healing. 

Sutra Salon is home to Antonio where he will continue to innovate and inspire a young generation of stylists to adopt his holistic approach to melding beauty with mind, body and spirit.

Gilbert GonzalezGilbert Gonzalez
Creative Director

Gilbert Gonzalez is a master at his craft, focusing more on artistry than trends. He views himself as a painter and each client a unique masterpiece. His experience is over twenty years strong, allowing him the skill and knowledge to not only make his clients happy, but also give them the uplifting experience he feels that everyone deserves. His passion and drive revolve around giving anyone in his chair the absolute spotlight. An expert on styles, Gilbert is truly a stylist of the decades, from 1970’s blowouts to 90’s layers and more modern shags and bobs. He can do anything his clients desire if they feel it is a true expression of themselves.

Shannon Monod

Shannon Maxwell

Shannon Maxwell’s With 3 years working behind the chair already under her belt, Shannon’s determination came full circle, receiving her cosmetology license in 2021 she is quickly gaining recognition with her work on off with a tv commercials and numerous weddings.

Jasmin CortezJasmin Cortez

Jasmin Cortez’s passion is to become a better stylist everyday. With over six years experience she continues to challenge herself by her ongoing commitment to advanced education. Her professional drive comes from witnessing time and again just how beautiful her clients feel after an appointment with her. Jasmin’s talent has exploded as she has become our resident hair extension specialist. She is a certified as a Master Extension Specialist with Bellami Hair Extensions. She has also an expert in haircolor with a focus on balayage and blonding.

Jozef Esfahani

Jozef Esfahani

Jozef Esfahani is the newest addtion to the Sutra Salon Team. Along with his amazing talent as a hairstylist he also brings with him over twenty years of experience working behind the chair.  His unique eye for beauty and creative instinct brings a fresh and innovative perspective to his craft.

Jozef goes above and beyond to create the perfect color, cut and style for his clientele as well as educating his clients how use the right products and techniques to recreate thier looks at home. Jozef’s passion for haircare has given him the opportunity to work creating and developing some of todays most recognizable beauty brands.

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