Meet Our Team

Zsuzsi Evans, CEO

Zsuzsi Evans, CEO

As a graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design, Zsuzsi started her career in New York in Visual Merchandising, working for companies like Bloomingdale’s. After 10 years of experience in retail, she was ready for a new challenge. Zsuzsi saw a white space in the beauty service industry, and realized that her calling was to create a haven for beauty at the heart of which was honesty and quality. With Joli, Zsuzsi has added a spark to the East Village community, providing a sanctuary for residents and visitors alike.

Marcell Babai, CTO

Marcell Babai, CTO

Currently working as a sales engineer at Looker Data Sciences, Marcell has always been interested in helping companies optimize their potential through analyzing their data. He has extensive experience in data sciences, statistics/machine learning, business intelligence, and data warehousing, as well as some web development. He started his career at Tufts University in Massachusetts, where he studied economics and statistics. After graduating Tufts in 2011, he went on to study business and IT management at DePaul University, Chicago. He worked in IBM’s Global Business Services, doing Advanced Analytics and Optimization as a technical consultant for two years at which point he made the switch to Looker.

Charde Smith, Lead Stylist & Creative Director

Charde Smith, Lead Stylist & Creative Director

Charde started her career in makeup with MAC Cosmetics in 2008. While makeup was her first passion, she aspired to be a well rounded artist and attended Paul Mitchell Hair School to earn her cosmetology license in 2010. Since then she has gained invaluable experience in all different facets of the beauty industry, including spas, salons and retail locations, as well as photo shoots, Live TV segments, and working with celebrity clients.