Anna Costa

Born and raised in Philadelphia, Anna moved to the greater Boston at the height of her career.  Having attended and successfully graduating from the Sassoon academy in Chicago for cutting and Toni and Guy in NYC for cutting she set her sights on Boston and hair design.  Anna quickly became a successful Newbury St stylist and joined the talented team of Mario Russo in 2017, where she shares her time in both locations.   Her cutting and styling techniques are superior and have earned her the coveted title of designer stylist. Along with cutting and coloring, Anna’s bridal design work has had brides scheduling their big day with her months in advance and traveling over 300 miles for their perfect bridal hair!

Anna has been and esteemed member of Hairdressing InterCoiffure since 1982.  InterCoiffure represents the best of the best internationally of hairdressers.

Anna continues to travel to her home city of Philadelphia every month to cut and color her loyal clients while maintaining her home here in Boston!  In her spare time, she donates her cutting skills to Boston’s Children’s Hospital and has been since 2012.

Timothy Reidy

Timothy Reidy

Timothy is a native Massachusetts resident, having been born and raised in the greater Worcester area.

Both his grandparents were barber stylists and his fondest childhood memories are spending time with them in their barbershop. He would watch them cut and style hair all day! You could say that becoming a hairstylist is in his blood.

Directly after graduation, he attended Quinsigamond Community College and graduated with a degree in business. With that degree, he then immediately enrolled in Tony & Guy Hair Academy and began to pursue his passion in hair.

Education has always been his driving force. Timothy has trained with the who’s who in the industry.

From the talented team professionals of Oribe from 2015 to 2018 for styling and braiding, to learning the Kevin Murphy technique to cutting hair, to balayage workshops with Gina Bianca. He is certified in Keratin Complex specialist.

Timothy’s color techniques range from the subtle gray coverage to the polished and expertly placed highlights. He is able to listen to every client needs and create a specialized look just for them.

His demeanor is infectious. He is always courteous professional as well as uplifting.

Timothy loves travel and real estate. He and his partner globe trot and enjoy everything about living the city life.

Schedule your appointment today with this genuine true talent at our seaport location.

Tyler Trifilo

Tyler Trifilo is a native New Yorker, but has found a home in Boston at Salon Mario Russo. He began his styling career at the age of 5 by creating one-of-a-kind looks on family members for “Sunday Dinners”, and has continued to explore his love of hair and style ever since. While studying performance at the Acting and Dance Conservatories of SUNY Purchase, Tyler took several hair and makeup classes, and styled for countless performances and fashion shows. He has also taken hand-on workshops with Bumble and Bumble, Vidal Sassoon, Kerastase and Oribe, and was recognized with the awards for Creativity and Best Overall Performance in the Oribe Stylist Challenge. Tyler has styled for several fashion shows, including Saks 5th Avenue and “The Tent” at Boston Fashion Week. He is proud to volunteer for local charities, such as Rosie’s place, Children’s Hospital, and the AIDS Support group. Tyler believes that you are never done learning or growing, and he constantly strives to stay abreast of the latest looks, styles and trends in the industry. His motto is “ Do what you love, and you will always be happy.”

Josh Truax

Josh is originally from the central part of Massachusetts. In his late teens, he made the decision to leave his childhood home and move to Boston. He had a love and natural talent for hair and entered the industry in 2001. Upon completion of hair school, he focused his career path on color… That is where and when his intense training began. Josh traveled and has attended many color specific workshops ranging from color lines, Wella Professional, Goldwell, and L’Oreal to name a few. His range and breadth of knowledge of color has developed from years of one on one training, application, workshops, and collaboration with his fellow acclaimed color team at salon Mario Russo, which he joined in 2006. Josh specializes in creating natural looks, by adding multi-dimensional highlights. His ability to listen to his client’s needs and color desires, with amazing results, have made Josh a favorite colorist among Boston’s residents.

Kathleen Verilli

Kathleen Verrilli

Kathleen’s passion is hair…it’s always been. Taking cutting requests from her friends at the age of 10. She just always knew. Capitalizing on her personal strengths she set off on her journey. Her plan was to learn all that she could, and be and work for the best.

Graduating from Blaine in 1998, Newbury Street was where to go, and she joined the Sassoon organization. Kathleen’s career path at Sassoon grew as she rose the ranks to a national and international educator for hair cutting…among the highest honors in the Sassoon organization. For over two decades she traveled for the company, coaching, training hundreds of stylists.

We at Mario Russo are honored to have the talented Kathleen join our team in 2019.
Kathleen is as creative as she is warm and engaging. She is committed to excellence and it shows in each and every hair design. She is always polished and poised, warm and genuine. Come see why Kathleen is one of Boston’s Best!