Our Team

We strive for perfection by working together and sharing each other’s expertise to strengthen individual performance as well as the collective accomplishments of the group. Our goal is to exceed the expectations of our clients by providing the highest quality services and products available.

Stylist, Owner

Elizabeth Coronado

Elizabeth is a haircutting and color specialist who has mastered the art of detail and precision; her talent shows through in her razor-sharp bobs and beautifully sculptured styles.



Emali Massay

Emali has over seventeen years’ experience as a hairdresser. She is most sought after for her skills and talent in color correction and is one of the educators in our apprentice program.


Erin Bonugli

Erin specializes in hair extensions and color. Her skills in special occasion hairstyling are unmatched, and she is a well known bridal stylist.


Paul Esquivel

Paul completed his cosmetology studies at Milan Institute and started his career in the industry at Toni & Guy. His specialties include Kerasilkā„¢ treatments, cuts, and colors.


Lalli Tejeda

Lalli completed she cosmetology studies at the Aveda Institute. She specializes in women’s cuts and colors.


Heather Welsh

Heather has been with Emali Lane for thirteen years and is a former Goldwell Educator. She specializes in balayage, color corrections, and extensions. Also, Heather is available for special event hair and make-up, including on-site service! She has a true passion for doing all things hair.


Nancy Martinez

Nancy is the salon’s esthetician and massage therapist. She’s well versed in neuromuscular therapy and deep relaxation techniques, and also offers several other beauty services such as facials, waxing, permanent makeup, and microblading.


Chelsea Hellen

Chelsea is a color and precision haircut specialist with over ten years of experience. A natural at hair extensions, she is known for her good-naturedness and stellar client service.


Lauren Barrios

Lauren has been with Emali Lane for seven years but has been in the business for 11 years. She specializes in highlights, extensions, and special occasion styling! Lauren offers in-salon and on-location styling for special events.


Jackie Flores

Jackie started her career at a Paul Mitchell school and has been in the hair industry for over four years. She recently moved from Virginia and is excited to start building her clientele here in San Antonio. Jackie specializes in long hair highlights, and balayage.

Stylist Assistant

Alyssa Mendez

Alyssa is our apprenticing stylist and she’s a natural at styling hair. She’s currently attending beauty school and is scheduled to graduate in September of 2022. Alyssa’s super excited to begin her career in the beauty industry here at Emali Lane.


Charlize Perez

Charlize hails from Del Rio, TX and moved to San Antonio at twelve years old. She’s the receptionist here at Emali Lane and you’ll find her running the front desk and interacting with clients at the front of the shop. A lover of all things beauty and style, she’s currently attending university in pursuit of a marketing degree.







Breklyn Gifford

Breklyn is a successful color specialist who’s been working in the beauty industry for eleven years. She excels at balayage techniques and her favorite colors to work with are blonds and lived-in brunettes.


Vanessa Resendez

Vanessa is a master stylist and great conversationalist who started out at the Aveda Institute over fourteen years ago. She specializes in colors, balayage and highlights, men’s cuts, and trendy styles like the super popular wolf cut. You can also book her for Keratin treatments!

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