Meet the Team

If you need to reach your stylist, please contact them directly at the numbers listed below.


Gretchen McDonald
Owner of Designer’s Edge, Master Colorist & Cosmetologist

Gretchen is the owner of Designer’s Edge Day Spa Salon. She has lived in Quincy all of her life and has been in the industry for 40 years. She personally trains and educates her employees to help them grow. Gretchen is also a master colorist.

Gretchen loves to work with her guests and provides the latest styles and trends in haircutting, highlighting, coloring, perms, and makeovers.

Gretchen supports area schools and offers group meetings at her salon and also visits area schools to provide education and support to students interested in her industry. She welcomes new guests to call or visit her salon. Free consultations are available! 217-617-6224


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Mike Geise
Therapeutic Massage Specialist

Mike is a licensed massage therapist, NCBTMB Certified. Mike does Energy touch for health.

To schedule an appointment with Mike call 217-257-7227



Erin Hughes

Erin is a Cosmetologist and Nail Specialist, and she provides the coveted Shellac manicures to Designer’s Edge clients. To schedule your appointment, call 217-242-3896



Teresa Hickey

Teresa graduated from beauty college in Hannibal at the top of her class. She specializes in color and has advanced training in Redken color, and she’s knowledgeable in their newest color line, “Chromatics.” She loves giving manicures and pedicures and offers fun free handed nail art to clients.

Call today to schedule your appointment with Teresa! 309-318-9514



Lori Deardorff

Lori is a graduate of Vaterott Beauty College, and is a specialist in:

hair color • highlights • pedicures • nails • facials

Call Lori at 217-248-1159 to schedule your appointment.


Hannah Willing

We would like to welcome Hannah to our team. Hannah’s services include specialized color and cuts, pedicures, manicures, and Mirabella make-up for weddings and special occasions. Hannah is a graduate of Advance Beauty College and is a licensed cosmetologist in Missouri and Illinois. She is also a member of Cosmetologists Illinois. To schedule an appointment with Hannah, please contact her at 217-440-8166



Donna Pflum
Skin & Body Specialist

Donna Plum joins our team as a skin and body specialist.

She has over 20 years experience in the industry and also does color analysis.

To schedule an appointment, you can reach her at 573-769-5504


Sandra Donovan

Sandra has been involved in the beauty industry for over 50 years, graduating from Murray’s School of Beauty in 1968. Sandra has extensive knowledge of the following:

  • Dermalogica, PCA products
  • Treating skin of Oncology/Autoimmune clients
  • 30 accredited hours in Dermatologic Skincare from Victoria Raynard Institute in California
  • 88 hours post graduate training in advanced skincare techniques from Dermalogica Institute in Chicago including acne, Chinese diagnosis, Acupressure facials, and Hormone & Aging Skin.
  • Certified in microderm abrasion and chemical peels
  • Advanced skin care training under Janet McCormick
  • Certified in Belavi facials
  • Certified in Oncology Esthetics
  • Certified Master Pedicurist
  • Certified Makeup Artistry by Jane Irendale & Youngblood
  • Certified in body waxing, including Brazilian, bikini, legs, chest, face, including brow sculpting
  • Body scrubs & body hydration
  • Rain Drop Treatment (body detox and help in back discomfort)
  • Incorporates Young Living Oils into many treatments

Sandra is passionate about people and her profession and wanted to continue her work after selling her day spa in Michigan in 2016. She moved to Quincy and started working at Designer’s Edge in 2017, and is looking forward to helping you with your skin care, personal care (waxing), foot care, and makeup techniques.

Give Sandra a call at 217-740-7108