Michael Decker is part baker, part builder part pretty young receptionist. He is the Mayor of Middagh Street, and an undeniable asset to Salon Van Sickel. Although Michael now has a full time carrer outside of Salon Van Sickel, he is still the most asked about and sought after member of the staff. His pathologically friendly personality is immediatly evident… Read more →


Sophie Decker-Rhodes (or Rhodes-Decker depending on who won the coin toss) is the pooch, the princess and the salon mascot. She is loved by all, and loves back anyone who will feed her. Sophie’s favorite activities include romping on the beach, rolling around in snow and chasing the cats and squirrels out of her yard. Sophie is a Shetland Sheepdog.… Read more →


Nina Denega is the engine of the salon. She keeps us all running smoothly, efficiently, and without a hitch. She knows our every need before the need arises, and is a tireless friend and aide. Nina knows every client intimately, and remembers every detail of how to consistantly deliver good service and a pleasant salon experience to them. Read more →


Mark Rhodes, Owner / Stylist at Salon Van Sickel, opened his salon on picturesque Middagh Street in 1997. The main goal was to create a private calm working environment that could be appreciated no matter which side of the chair you are on. Mark started his career in hair design in 1986, Moving to New York City in 1989 from… Read more →