Meet Our Team


Rick Mosley—founder, artistic director, fearless leader—has been making Des Moines look beautiful for more than 30 years. He has been teaching other professionals for more than 20 years and continues to pursue his quest to grow and develop new talent. With a strong presence behind the chair, serving an ever loyal clientele, Rick’s dedication to discovering their beauty is more apparent than ever. Having worked alongside world famous talent, Rick is most inspired by the team of professionals that surround him. After serving on several governing boards and consultative forums, he maintains his industry position as a member of the Iowa Board of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences.

Abbey Longstreet


After graduating from Aveda Institute Des Moines in 2011, Abbey joined the Rick Mosley Hair team as a color specialist. A strong interest in art and design gives Abbey a creative approach to hair color. Abbey is a talented stylist adept at creating any look, from avant-garde runway trends (like her work for Des Moines’ Big Hair Ball) to soft and pretty styles for a bride on her big day.




 Mackenzie joined the Rick Mosley Hair team as a cutting specialist after graduating from Aveda Institute Des Moines in 2016. Having been a model for several local runway shows and photo shoots, Mackenzie’s fashion- forward attitude and technical skill is apparent in every haircut. An avid student of the craft, Mackenzie prides herself on providing a haircut that makes all clients look and feel their very best.


With more than 30 years in the industry, Karla has worked with Rick Mosley most of her career. She is a specialist in hair coloring, cutting, textured services and styling. She has trained with professionals from New York City, Chicago and around the globe. Karla enjoys taking each client through the complete styling process, offering suggestions to suit the individual’s face shape, bone structure and hair characteristics. She never wants to stop learning and stays on top of trends to ensure her clients receive the quality they expect and deserve.


Sara graduated from Iowa School of Beauty in 2002; she joined the Rick Mosley Hair team in 2017 assisting our colorists as she continues to expand her exceptional service portfolio.  Sara’s dedication to ongoing education and excellent service make her a valued part of our expert color team. 

Nicole hoffmanNICOLE HOFFMAN

A 2010 graduate of Aveda Institute Des Moines, Nicole is a colorist with Rick Mosley Hair. She has taken many advanced coloring classes and attended Aveda Congress in Minneapolis and The American Beauty Show in Chicago. With a 6-year background in the cosmetics industry, Nicole tracks trends in the fashion and beauty industries. She enjoys helping clients feel great inside and out.


Nicole is a 2009 graduate of La James International School of Beauty.  She worked at a salon in Waukee before joining the Rick Mosley Hair team in 2010. An apprentice to Rick, she also participates in continuing education programs for men’s and women’s haircutting.  Nicole is also certified in Keratin Straightening Treatments.



After graduating from Aveda Institute Des Moines in 2013 and training directly with Rick, Taylor is now a haircutting specialist at Rick Mosley Hair.  Taylor brings a young, modern approach to her work, and specializes in styling and updos.  She continues her education by regularly attending cutting and styling classes both at the salon and in the community.


Terri (formerly Mosley) not only shares the family name but also the company’s ideals of customer care and guest loyalty. She has been a team member since Rick Mosley Hair opened in 1993 and has enjoyed working at the first Aveda salon in Iowa.  She attends continuing education classes to perfect her skills in cutting, coloring, and texturing services for men and women. An experienced veteran, Terri serves as a valuable resource for young stylists.

tony SadiqTONY SADIQ

Tony has always had an interest in style and hair; he decided to pursue his dream of being a stylist after leaving New York City for Des Moines. After graduating from Aveda Institute Des Moines in 2010, he joined Rick Mosley Hair as an assistant, mentoring directly under Rick. Tony is dedicated to the art of cutting hair and continues to seek out educational opportunities. He is passionate about precision cutting and has a keen eye for spotting trends.



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