About

Our mission is to provide luxury hair services tailor-made to each of our clients.

Our success is based on our ability to produce outcomes that ensure everyone who sits in our chairs look and feel better. At Charles W. Thomas Salon we love what we do and it shows.



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LINDSAY GLASER

Charles W. Thomas is the inspiration of Lindsay Glaser, who has over 20 years of experience in the beauty industry. Lindsay named the salon after the most cherished people in her life — her three young sons. Lindsay started her career at Toni & Guy training under international artistic director James Morison. She later worked with the late David Oliver here on Sacramento Street. After refining her skills under these distinguished mentors, she went to work for herself. Lindsay eventually moved on to partner in Drybar, opening one of its first franchises located on Fillmore Street.

Lindsay is thrilled to come full circle back to Sacramento Street to share her passion and welcome you into Charles W. Thomas Salon.


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JASON JACKSON

Since 2002, Jason has built a loyal clientele and presence in the Bay Area. He has an natural eye for refining/defining shapes and color hues that complement his clients' profiles, personality and lifestyle. “My goal is to create natural-looking sun kissed color and style aesthetic that empowers you to feel your absolute best with confidence and attitude. Jason is adored by his clients for being approachable, authentic, friendly, down to earth, and for his keen eye for detail. Jason continues to be inspired by innovative classes and creative fashion shows in NYC and LA annually, which means you always receive excellence in your hair care!


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COURTNEY COAKLEY

Courtney is a graduate of Paul Mitchell the School in Costa Mesa, CA. While there, she refined her craft in blow-dry styling and various smoothing treatment systems, gaining experience at a number of top salons in Beverly Hills and Santa Monica along the way. Courtney customizes her work based upon each client's individual style and hair texture. She loves witnessing the life-changing transformations that hair smoothing treatments can bring.


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JUSTINA DER

Justina started as a teenager coloring her own hair and experimenting on friends. After attending some college she had a realization that her passion was in hair- Soon after she was a student at Cinta Aveda Institute in San Francisco. Justina started her color apprenticeship at Cooper Alley in Marin County focusing on L’OREAL color and extensive product knowledge from Kerastase and Shu Uemura. Justina is extremely talented in all color from blonds to brunettes! On her free time Justina loves to travel and continues to educate herself with the latest hair trends.


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BRIDGET DUNWORTH

From a very early age Bridget fell in love with hair after taking a weekend job at Sydney’s elite Hair Biz Salon. After completing her apprenticeship and establishing a loyal clientele, she decided to spread her wings and open her own boutique salon in Sydney, Australia. She owned and ran Hair By Bridget for 6 years before moving to San Francisco in January 2018. Having 13 years of experience, she is so excited to now establish a loyal clientele here in California.

Bridget loves all aspects of hair and specializes in color with a particular eye for blonde shades. She loves creating beautiful customized colors to best accommodate her client’s specific needs all while maintaining the integrity of the hair.


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JON RYAN

Jon Ryan started his career as a hair stylist in his home state of New York where he received his training at Bumble and Bumble. He spent 15 years there perfecting his craft before moving to the West Coast in 2001. He worked in La Jolla and the San Diego area where he built his loyal clientele until 2006 when he decided to move to San Francisco.

Jon proved his commitment to his clients by splitting his time between San Francisco and San Diego for 10 years. In 2016 Jon decided to ground his roots in San Francisco full time and his La Jolla clients now travel to see him. The cWt Family welcomed Jon in September 2018.


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KELSEY LAKERS

Kelsey a San Francisco native is a licensed esthetician and makeup certified by The San Francisco Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology. Additionally Kelsey is a certified airbrush artist by Kent Cosmetics and MuseBeauty Pro. With 7 years of retail and freelance makeup work under her belt we are very excited to have her part of the cWt family as our very own in house makeup artist!


Additional team members:

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AKEMI NEUFELD

Salon Reception