Kirsten's Back Porch – Brantford, ON



Kirsten Ilczyna
Kirsten is a third generation hairstylist who has been in the business for 20 plus years. She has a love of the business that started as a teen doing experiments to willing friends in her mothers salon, to gaining the knowledge and education to be considered an expert in her field. Her dream has always been to build a team of individuals that are not only talented and skilled but who are also the greatest asset any salon owner could have…. Great friends.


Meagan O’Connor
Meg is the youngest of our stylists and with that she brings fresh new perspectives and ideas to the back porch. She was educated at Ecole Secondaire Academie Catholique Mere-Teresa and as you may have guessed Meagan is also completely bilingual in French and English. She continues to further her education in colouring and cutting courses and is eager to grow her career further by welcoming new clientele.


Cris Burns
Cris brings 14 years of experience to hairstyling that originated in British Columbia and moved its way here to Brantford. She is especially fond of the social aspect of her career choice, there’s nothing Cris loves more than a great chat while creating new hairstyles. Cris also loves the freedom that hairstyling affords her to spend time with friends and family especially her fury four legged love Kolu.

Krista Sperberg

Krista is the newest stylist at The Porch, bringing with her clients from Dundas & Burlington region. She is looking to expand her clientele, and is available afternoons and evenings until 8p.m., and Saturdays. Krista has advanced training in updo styling, and is continually staying up-to-date with cutting and colouring courses.

Katie Martin

Katie has been in the industry for over 6 years, and received her training in Los Angeles, California. Katie specializes in blonding/lightening, and is known for her balayage, ombre and highlighting techniques.