Faces of Tysons

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Filled with entrepreneurs, medical professionals, award-winning restaurants, and professional service providers, Tysons and the surrounding areas have access to individuals and companies that offer world-class exceptional services and results. Here’s what they look like. 

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The Faces of Dentistry

Dr. Kallas Dental Center

Dr. Kallas, and the specialists he has hand-picked to work in his practice, perform procedures such as smile makeovers, complicated implant cases, laser-assisted gum contouring, and orthodontics—including Invisalign.

Dr. Kallas realized early in his career that the techniques and materials used in cosmetic dentistry could also be applied in general dentistry for better, more long-lasting and attractive results. His advanced training and continuing education are pursued at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI), one of the world’s most renowned facilities for aesthetic and neuromuscular dental training.

Dr. Kallas Dental Center uses high-end dentistry and the most recent technology to stay at the forefront of cosmetic dental procedures.


Fadi Alhrashi, DDS; Eric Capps, DDS; Geith James Kallas, DDS

(703) 852-4580
8310 Old Courthouse Road, A
Tysons, VA 22182

Additional Locations in Merrifield and Falls Church


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The Faces of Exceptional Remodeling

Bowers Design Build

Bowers Design Build believes a home is more than just square feet. Since 1990, they have designed and built hundreds of custom renovations in the Northern Virginia area with integrity. Having won the prestigious NARI Contractor of the Year Award every year for the past 25 years, they were featured in Home and Design Magazine’s 10th Anniversary issue as one of Washington’s Top Style-Makers.

Their “Passion for Excellence” motto has been validated by winning the National Customer Satisfaction Award by Professional Builder Magazine. Their on-staff architects, designers and construction professionals are dedicated to creating an exceptional renovation experience.   


John Coburn, COO and Wilma and Bruce Bowers, Owners

(703) 506-0845
6715 Whittier Avenue, Suite 200
McLean, VA 22101


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The Faces of Hair Styling

Colour Bar Studio

Tania Ferrel-Saldana, Founder of Colour Bar Studio, is an American Board Certified Haircolorist (ABCH) and member of this elite group of master color specialists in the United States. She and her team are artists—priding themselves on customizing color and cut to enhance each individual client’s style. Colour Bar Studio has a passion for making each client look their best.


(left to right front row) Karla, Tania, (left to right back row) Ida, Sylvia, Sherry, Mirian

(703) 848-2000
8100 Boone Boulevard, Suite 115
Tysons, VA 22182


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The Faces of Laser Med Spa

Astoria Laser Clinic & Med Spa

Business Manager Luise Estelle of Astoria Laser Clinic & Med Spa is a skilled spa and beauty industry veteran with over 20 years of experience. Every licensed LME clinician and laser technician she hires has an exceptional professional background and is certified in most laser procedures. Astoria Laser Clinic & Med Spa’s success is due to their vigilance in providing the best service and making the impossible possible to every patient.


Nuha Handoush, Marisol Zenteno, Carmen, Luise Estelle, Elda Diaz, Olga Solovienko, (front) Ivana Donley, Lorena Popp MD

(703) 992-9290
2106 Gallows Road, Suite B
Vienna, VA 22182


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The Face of Contemporary American Cuisine

Bazin’s on Church

Celebrated Chef and his Partner/wife Julie, opened Bazin’s on Church on historic Church Street in the heart of Vienna to the delight of area residents hungry for a first class dining experience without going downtown.  Now, considered one of Washington’s premier dining experiences, an evening at Bazin’s is always a memorable one.  In 2012, the couple opened Bazin’s Next Door, a catering hall reserved for private events.


Chef Patrick Bazin

(703) 255-7212
111 Church St NW
Vienna, VA 22180


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The Face of  Pediatric Dentistry

Island Children’s Dentistry

Dr. Gema Island is a pediatric dentist, a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and a member of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, but most importantly, Dr. Gema is a mother first. As a mother, she makes sure the procedures are thoroughly understood by parents; peace of mind and situation awareness are key to develop a trustful parent-pediatric dentist relationship. She combines her academic background, research experience, clinical skills and mother’s touch to deliver the best to her little patients and their parents.


Dr. Gema Island

(703) 790-1320

1500 Cornerside Blvd. Suite 310
Tysons Corner, VA 22182


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The Face of Honest Automotive Services

C and C Garage

Few things are as comforting as an honest auto mechanic and for over three decades, the management and mechanics at C and C Garage have won the hearts and trust of the community. Top rated service and integrity is the mission at C and C, located in the heart of Vienna.


Scott Stauffer

(703) 281-5570

334 Dominion Rd., NE
Vienna, VA 22180


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The Face of Fine Jewelry

Princess Jewelers

With the inventory of a large company and the warmth and welcoming feel of a small business, Princess Jewelers has won constant awards for the best place to buy jewelry in the Washington Metropolitan area.  Creating exquisite and unique engagement rings, necklaces, earrings, bracelets and brilliant “milestone” pieces, Princess brings a peace of mind and merchant you can trust.


Lee Nguonly

(703) 255-5050
529 Maple Ave. West
Vienna, VA 22180


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The Face of Philanthropy

Quality of Life Plus

After retiring from the agency and building one of Washington’s premier telecommunication companies, Jon Monett has dedicated his time and money to bringing our wounded veterans a better quality of life with his QL+ non-profit organization. Building a facility and harnessing the creativity and engineering skills of students at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA; Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO; Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA; Xavier U, and Cincinnati, OH his work has brought unique engineering solutions to our veterans.

You can help: www.qlplus.org/support


Jon Monett

(703) 442-0038
6748 Old McLean Village Drive
McLean, VA 22101


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The Faces of Financial Advice

VLP Financial Advisors

It’s the decisions you make that matter.

For over three decades VLP Financial Advisors has provided sophisticated investment solutions for individuals, families and business owners. From their offices in Vienna, VA, partners Bruce Vaughn, Rose Price and Daniel Lash lead a team of dedicated advisors that approach every client from a holistic perspective providing sophisticated investment solutions including asset management, financial planning, insurance, and tax planning.


Bruce Vaughn, CFP®, AIF®; Rose Price, CFP®, AIF®; Daniel Lash, CFP®, AIF®

(703) 356-4360
8391 Old Courthouse Road, Suite 203
Vienna, VA 22182


Investment advisor representatives offering securities and advisory services through Cetera Advisor Networks LLC, member FINRA/SIPC. Cetera is under separate ownership from any other named entity.

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The Face of Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgery Associates, PC

Plastic Surgery Associates, PC, led by Dr. Csaba Magassy, one of the Washington area’s best-known and most highly regarded plastic surgeons, has been providing patients in Northern Virginia, Washington DC and Maryland with excellence in cosmetic procedures for over 30 years. Specializing in surgical and non-surgical procedures, Dr. Magassy has helped thousands reach their cosmetic goals. With over twenty years of experience, Dr. Magassy has achieved the ability to reflect nature’s most beautiful work in each of his patients. When you want nothing less than excellence, experience matters the most.


Dr. Csaba Magassy

(703) 790-5454
The Magassy Building
1300 Chain Bridge Rd.
(at Dolley Madison Blvd.)
McLean, VA 22101


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The Face of Exceptional Orthodontics

Garai Orthodontic Specialists

Dr. Garai has been practicing orthodontics for more than 15 years and is “privileged” to have created thousands of individualized beautiful smiles.

Awarded the prestigious designation “Top 1% Provider” for his work with Invisalign and Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. Dr. Garai has been teaching orthodontics covering clinical and didactic studies at Children’s and Washington Hospital Center’s orthodontic departments.


Dr. Allen S. Garai

(571) 483-8954
427 Maple Avenue, West
Vienna, VA 22180


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The Face of Cycling


Tim was the area’s first to recognize the need and the joy of cycling in our area.  With so many historic trails and the community of outdoor enthusiasts, it was easy for him to recognize the need for first class sales and service, and has established Bikes@Vienna as the go-to shop for those seeking the best in cycling.  A conversation with Tim before purchasing cycling equipment is always a good idea.


Tim Frickers

(703) 938-8900
128-A Church Street NW
Vienna, Virginia 22180


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The Face of Custom Cakes

Classic Bakery

Classic Bakery, run by Areen Movsessian and his father Rubic, has a reputation as the area’s leading baker of custom designed wedding cakes and novelty cakes, in addition to pastries, cookies, baked goods, and the like.

Each picturesque baked good is crafted to perfection from scratch using only the freshest and highest quality ingredients the world has to offer. Along with careful attention and meticulous service, Classic Bakery takes pride in the quality of work and its secret baking recipes passed down from generations. Classic Bakery’s goal will always be to offer the highest quality goods and service to their customers at a reasonable price for generations to come.


Areen Movsessian

(703) 992-7807
8605 Westwood Center Drive, Ste. 105
Vienna, VA 22182


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The Faces of Floral Services


MyFlorist has been named one of the nation’s Top 50 Florists by Teleflora—the nation’s largest florist network with more than 8000 member florists—each year since 2005. Along with their superb floral designs, MyFlorist has built its success with its professional and personal approach to customer service. At MyFlorist, providing the flowers and the service is Brad and Penha’s passion and joy. With a spectacular inventory of fresh flowers imported from around the world, the design staff consistently creates arrangements with the “WOW” factor that always reflects back well on their customers.


Brad and Penha Parker

(703) 442-8203

1984 Chain Bridge Road
Tysons Corner


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The Face of  Quality Mattresses (and a Good Night’s Sleep)

Urban Mattress

With a pledge to provide only top quality products, white glove service, and commitment to giving back, Nathaniel Hoelk brings a pleasant change to the high-pressure sales techniques of bedding purchasing.  Nathaniel offers the world’s top names in quality mattresses and is adamant about bringing his clients the perfect mattress for a restful night’s sleep. He also gives a portion of the selling price towards a choice of community services, putting him and his team on the top of the list for community-minded consumers.


Nathaniel Hoelk

(703) 261-4585
229 Maple Ave E
Vienna, VA 22180


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The Face of Small Batch Coffee Houses and Community

Caffe Amouri

With an ethos of quality, community, and sustainability, Michael Amouri has raised the bar on the coffee-community connection.  Whether by sponsoring and founding the annual Vienna Idol to raise money for charity, or just offering a space for great coffee for friends to meet, his community efforts are appreciated in every corner of the area.  

Caffe Amouri is open seven days a week often with live music and coffee education. Caffe Amouri has also been awarded the Virginia Green Restaurant of the Year and the Vienna Green Business of the Year award.


Michael Amouri

(703) 938-1623
107 Church St NE
Vienna, VA 22180


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The Face of  The “New International Lounge” in Tysons

Greenhouse Bistro

Since opening a few short years ago, Greenhouse Bistro has become the destination for revelers seeking dancing, organic dining, hookah, and all that used to be available only downtown. With live music on Thursday, Friday and Saturday (Hot Flamenco!), TV’s throughout the premises for sporting events, the “O” Lounge (hookah) for those quiet contemplative conversations, and plenty of free parking, Masoud has brought the “vibe” of the big city life to Vienna.  Barcelona?  Casablanca?  LA?  No… Greenhouse, right here!


Masoud Aboughaddareh 

(703) 537-5700
2070 Chain Bridge Rd
Vienna, VA 22182


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The Face of Exceptional Mediterranean Cuisine

Nostos Restaurant

Since opening Nostos years ago, Pete and his culinary team have given our area a fresh modern take on Greek culinary culture.  “Nostos” is the root of the word nostalgia and brings one back to one’s origins, a special time and place in our past.

Nostos is a constant Washingtonian Best 100 Winner since 2013. For those looking to capture the joy and traditional Greek experience, an evening at Nostos is sure to become your “special place.”


Pete Pagonis

(703) 760-0690
8100 Boone Blvd
Vienna, VA 22182


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The Face of Luxury Real Estate

Casey Margenau Fine Homes & Estates

Casey has exceptional credentials with 25 years as a Re/MAX Agent, earning awards such as one of the “Top 100” agents for 23 of those years and  the #1 Agent worldwide (out of over 100,000 agents) for 5 of those years.  Casey has generated more than $2.8 billion in sales to date, helping 3000 families buy or sell their home.

As the Internet began to play a more dominant role in consumer’s real estate transactions, Casey recognized the need for helping buyers and sellers decipher the vast amounts of online information. As a result, Casey formed Casey Margenau Fine Homes (“CMFH”), a boutique real estate company whose goal it is to provide first-class service, market knowledge and expertise so that clients realize maximum return on their most expensive asset.

While some brokers offer refunds or incentives to work with them, most clients find that they get what they pay for.  Casey uses his experience and market knowledge to save his clients tens of thousands of dollars. By foreseeing potential problems and issues that may arise before they happen, Casey advises his clients so that they are in a position to get the best deals with the least amount of hassle in a time of their choosing.


Casey Margenau

(703) 851-2600 (cell)
(703) 442-8600 (office)
8478 Tyco Rd
Vienna, VA 22182


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The Faces of  Wedding and Event Catering

Helga’s Caterers

Helga’s Caterers is an award-winning, full-service catering company with diverse menu selections ranging from All-American BBQs to formal gala fare to ethnic menus.  Although Continental cuisine got them started, with their German roots, they do it all today and are sensitive to dietary restrictions such as gluten-free, vegan, and Paleo diets.

Helga’s Caterers has been voted one of Washington’s Top Five Caterers by WUSA Channel 9; was awarded TheKnot’s Best of Weddings for the past five years, and also inducted into their Hall of Fame.


Owner Michael with mother and founder, Helga Evans

(703) 556-0780
6710 Old Dominion Drive
McLean, VA 22101


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