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Tajana Smiljanic

Business Director

Upon completing a Bachelor Degree in International Buisness, Tajana accepted the position as Regional Director for a European telecommunications company. It was in this role that, Tajana, discovered how much she enjoyed working at the intersection of client relations combined with business and marketing development. Upon relocating to the US, Tajana accepted a position as Spa Coordinator in one of DC’s premier salons. After working for one year as Brand Manager at Ian McCabe, Tajana has transitioned seamlessly into her new position as Business Director of the Studio.

Mila Strugar


Mila is Ian McCabe Studio’s newest manager leading the NoMA-based salon at Union Market D.C. Mila has been with the Ian McCabe Studio team since early 2018 when she joined the management training program led by business director, Tajana Smiljanic. Born and raised in Serbia, Mila comes to the salon with a forward-thinking perspective and an impeccable dedication to client service. Her degree in Kinesiology and passion for education in physical activity and sports studies have prepared Mila to coach, lead and build a foundation for a successful team. Mila has a strong background in style in fashion, including walking the runway at Serbia Fashion Week, and being recognized in the top 10 as a contestant in the 2015 Miss Serbia competition. When Mila is not at the salon, you can find her out jogging or hiking. Mila also loves to travel and has visited all seven continents.