Kimberly Morgan | Luxe Level 11
Kimberly is truly a leader of the industry. Her work can be found in publications such as “Glamour”, “Fitness”, “Vanity Fair”, and multiple hairstyling publications. She has also been extremely honored to work at New York fashion week. In 2007, she took a year away from Bob Steele to live and work in New York. While there, she worked for Ted Gibson, in his salon and alongside him on editorial, celebrity, and fashion jobs. Since returning to Bob Steele in 2008, she is now the director of education and loves the opportunity to teach and inspire new stylists to be better at their passion. Kimberly brings a fresh, innovative touch to all of her clients and is highly experienced with all hair types. She also enjoys working with curly hair, blondes, special occasion hair, and provides extension services. Besides making her clients feel amazing, she loves reading, shopping, and interior designing.
Ming Matthews | Luxe Level 11
Feel at ease with Ming! She takes her continued education and training very seriously; and has trained all over the world from Taiwan, Hong Kong, and London, to Las Vegas, New York, and Orlando. Ming has studied with top hairstylists from Vidal Sassoon, Toni and Guy, Aveda, and Redken. She enjoys attending industry trade shows such as Intercoiffure New York, Premiere Orlando, Redken Symposium, Godwell, and TIGI to sharpen her technical skills and keep up with the trends. Besides offering cut and color services, she also is certified in extensions and thermal relaxer application. Ming commits to constantly push herself further to learn and become a better stylist! Aside from styling, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and their two children.
Melissa Sims | Luxe Level 11
Always pleasing her clients with her consistent work, Melissa loves to create personalized cuts and color to compliment their best features. Seeing every client leave the salon with a smile on their face truly makes her happy! She feels blessed that working for Bob Steele has provided her with the opportunity to train and study with internationally recognized educators and attend trade shows in Atlanta, Minneapolis, and New Orleans. Melissa has been in the industry since 1999 and gained extensive knowledge with all hair types, especially with fine hair and color techniques. Growing up in the music industry, she originally thought that was where her heart was. Until while on a shoot one day, she realized that hair styling was her passion. Aside from hairstyling, Melissa enjoys riding horses and traveling with her husband.
Danielle Turner | Luxe Level 10
Put your trust in Danielle! She always listens to her clients closely and pays attention to every detail of their needs. While she is an expert with all hair types and styles, she has a special touch with curly hair. Receiving her cosmetology degree from Roffler-Moler, additional training from trade shows in Atlanta and Orlando, and working with internationally renowned stylists has allowed her to bring the best to her clients. Hairstyling allows her to interact with different people, and let her creative energy flow while putting a smile on someone’s face! In her free time she loves to spend quality time with her children and family, and go on camping trips.
Ben White | Luxe Level 9
Ben’s perceptive personality allows him to be able to translate his client’s needs into reality. Continuing his education and training is something he takes very seriously and he has trained and worked in places such as New York, California, Miami, Atlanta, Orlando, Baltimore, and Kansas City to name a few. He loves being able to teach and inspire other stylists while being inspired himself. Ben’s specialty is razor cutting, but he is superb with all hair types and techniques. Away from work, Ben plays in a band, and enjoys rock-n-roll and vintage motorcycles.
Jennifer Stanford | Luxe Level 9
Jennifer’s artistic abilities shows through the work she does for each and every client. Her career is not just a job to her, it is her true passion. Since joining the Bob Steele team in 1996, Jennifer has perfected her skills and received training with Vidal Sasson and in London, Paris, L.A., New York, Las Vegas, and Atlanta. She enjoys working with all hair types and doing both cut and color. In her spare time, she continues her passion with anything in the arts.
Lindsey Salasky | Luxe Level 9
Honesty and integrity are two things that are extremely important to Lindsey. Her clients are promised that she will always give a truthful opinion about what will be best for their specific features and lifestyle. Her excellent listening skills give her the ability to meet the wants and needs of her clients every time they sit in her chair. No matter what hair type you have, Lindsey can transform it to a gorgeous style. She also really enjoys the challenge of working with fine and blonde hair. Everything about her career makes her happy and especially the instant gratification of helping clients make their hair remarkable! Since joining Bob Steele Salon in 2002, she has stayed on top of her training through Premiere Orlando and classes in the salon. Outside of work, Lindsey enjoys cooking, music, singing, reading, and being with her family. One of her favorite hobbies is dancing, and she has even taken hip hop classes!
Sheena Collett | Luxe Level 9
Sheena takes her love of hair very seriously. Because she is so passionate about the industry, she commits to give her clients only the best! She is easy-going, loves talking to her clients, and always gives her honest opinion. Working in a fun environment where she can laugh and talk all day is one of the many things that Sheena loves about her career at Bob Steele. Since graduating from Roffler-Moler and since joining Bob Steele in 2004, she has traveled to New York, New Orleans, and Orlando to sharpen her skills at trade shows. Sheena's amazing technical cutting talent definitely shows through work! She enjoys doing color, women’s short haircuts, and men’s cuts. She loves to work with her clients to provide them with the best style for them.
Danny Dubose | Elite Level 8
Ask Danny what he loves about his career and his answer will be that he cannot think of anything he doesn’t love about it. He truly loves the hair industry, and works diligently to further his career and the career of other stylists. As a Redken educator, he travels to different salons, hotels, and trade shows teaching about the latest trends, product knowledge, and techniques. Being an educator, certified Redken colorist, and certified Redken stylist allows him to fulfill his true joy of inspiring others to be better stylists. He also is constantly continuing his education through trade shows in cities such as London, New York, Las Vegas, and Tampa. Being in the business for over thirty years, Danny has extensive skill working with all hair types and with all services. Working with brides to make their wedding day dreams become reality is something he takes great pride in. Knowing that he created the look they have dreamed about forever and adding a special touch to their important day means a lot to Danny. He also really enjoys working with men to create a personalized image with professional and social edge. Danny has been so honored to work on stage and especially at Fashion Week in New York. Although hair styling is what he enjoys doing in his free time, he also enjoys music of all genres and sings in a choir. All of his clients are promised that he will give nothing but the very best service.
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Cassie Gray | Elite Level 8
What inspires you? If you were to ask Cassie she would tell you it’s the amazing team she has been working with at Redken since 2009 and Tearsheet since 2014. From photo shoots with Noah Hatton, color classes with Kris Sorbie and Design with Giovanni Giuntoli, to the amazing education she gets from Redken and Tearsheet events and the ability to take that knowledge back to her salon guests. Presently Cassie is facilitating the Redken Collections to her classes which includes hair color, hair care and styling. She is also working with top artists in the Redken team as support for their events. As a certified Redken colorist, Cassie is always up-to-date with the most current techniques and fashions. Her strengths behind the chair are creative color and design, balyage color, event styling (up-do's), curly or high texture hair, blonde highlighting and red hair color retention, as well as men's cutting.
Ashley-Nicole Pugh | Elite Level 8
After attending Paul Mitchell Atlanta and training under Scott Cole and Linda Yodici, Ashley-Nicole worked as an apprentice to a top colorist for two years, and came to Bob Steele in 2007. Ashley-Nicole’s nurturing personality allows her to help clients decide what hairstyle is suitable for their face shape and create a style that is easy to maintain at home. She loves that her career gives her the opportunity to talk to people, get to know them, and be part of their lives! Working with all hair types, she lets her creativity take over with dimensional color, short, feminine cuts and make-up applications. Away from work, Ashley-Nicole relaxes by reading, watching movies, and spending time outdoors with her dog. She especially loves celebrating Halloween and sci-fi.
Rachel Baklini | Elite Level 8
I attended the Aveda Institute in Atlanta before joining the team at Bob Steele Salon in November 2005. Color and cuts are my favorite services to perform. I love working with long and short hair. My greatest satisfaction is helping people feel better about themselves.
Maeve O'Reilly | Elite Level 8
Bringing positive energy to the salon every day, Maeve makes sure that her clients get exactly what they desire in every visit. Her genuine and laid-back personality makes her clients feel at ease when they sit in her chair. Maeve enjoys creating creative color and designing custom color, but don’t be afraid if you like more classic looks because she does it all! She has been in the business since 2006 and with Bob Steele Salon since 2008 after graduating from the Esani Institute a Paul Mitchell Partner. In her spare time, you can find Maeve mountain biking, rock climbing, and discovering new places.
Amanda Parks | Elite Level 7
Amanda’s clients can depend on her to give them the hair style they desire every visit. She brings creativity, listening skills, and a warm and caring personality to her clients. Her goal is that every client leaves the salon loving their look. Working well with all hair types, Amanda loves to create customized looks for everyone, and has a special touch for fine hair types. She makes sure that she is knowledgeable about all techniques and has received additional training through trade shows such as Premiere Orlando and Master Jam Miami. The best aspect of her career is that she gets to interact and work with different people every day! Amanda has been in the hair industry since 2002, and enjoys bringing her experience and expertise to her clients. Away from the salon, she loves to hike, be outdoors, travel, read, and hang out with her family.
Taylor Maloy | Elite Level 7
After graduating from the Aveda Institute, Taylor joined the Bob Steele team in 2005. Since becoming a stylist, she has enhanced her skills and techniques at trade shows such as Master Jam in New Orleans and Miami. She loves being able to provide her clients with only the best whether it be cut, color, or style. Working with fine hair, short styles, blonde coloring, and men’s cuts allows her to challenge herself while expressing her creativity. Always chic and classy, Taylor delivers fashionable, gorgeous results every time. Outside of the salon she loves to shop ‘til she drops, and spend time with her family.
Alicia Simmons | Elite Level 7
Need help finding the perfect, personalized style? Alicia knows how to meet all of her clients needs with a style that suits their greatest features and fits well in their lifestyle. Always honest, she tells her clients what will be best for them to ensure they leave the salon with a fresh, beautiful style that they absolutely love every time! She is very down-to-earth and loves having the ability to work closely with her clients every day. Being a stylist since 2005, she has mastered working with all hair types and styles, but also offers her clients specialty services such as extensions. Alicia provides her clients with up-to-date fashions and sharpened her skills at Master Jam trade show. When she’s not in the salon, she’s taking care of her son or spending time with her friends. Her career is not “work” for her; it’s a chance to have fun while doing what she loves.
Jo Lisenby | Elite Level 7
Jo has been in the hairstyling industry since 2006. She enjoys being able follow through with the complete vision for each guest by giving them both the cut and color they desire. Jo also loves creating silky, smooth looks using the Agave Smoothing treatment. Away from the salon, Jo is always active and loves to travel, bike, run, swim, and hike with her dog.
Sherri French | Elite Level 6
In one word Sherri can be described as precise. Every client is given 110% of her time and effort to make certain their hair is the exact way they envisioned it. Her career began in New York where she attended cosmetology school and worked in a salon before coming to Bob Steele in 1999; she has also attended trade shows in Orlando and London to train further. She brings creativity, style and originality to the industry and her clients. Sherri is talented with both cut and color, and is exceptional with shorter haircuts. Her down-to-earth personality allows her to communicate well with her clients and understand their particular needs. Away from the salon she enjoys spending time with her friends, being outdoors, listening to music, and bike riding.
Sam Hopkins | Elite Level 6
Making her clients look and feel great is what Sam does best. With her direct approach, Sam gives an honest opinion when helping her clients choose the best cut and color of them. Sit in her chair and you are sure to receive a thorough consultation and education on how to style your hair when you leave the salon. Sam has been a part of the Bob Steele Team since graduating from cosmetology school in 2004 and has acquired the knowledge and expertise to work with all hair types. She also specializes in curly, thick and coarse hair and gives difficult textures that added touch. Away from the salon Sam spends time with her family, runs, watches movies, and is a reality TV fanatic.
DD Dungan | Elite Level 6
DD always makes sure to listen to her clients' every need and turn them into a reality! She loves that her career allows her to make others feel great about themselves while expressing her creative side. She feels continuing her education is very important, and has made it a priority by attending trade shows such as the North American Hairstyling Awards and Beacon. In her time away from the salon, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She loves traveling, staying active, and spending time at the beach!
Gavin Stewart | Elite Level 5
After graduating from Roeffler Hairstyling School (now Toni and Guy), Gavin began his career in the hairstyling industry in 2004. As a very social and outgoing person, Gavin loves meeting new people and having the opportunity to get to know his clients every day! In his free time, Gavin loves to try new restaurants, cook, spend time outdoors, and exercise.
Jamil Freeman | Elite Level 5
Take some time to relax while Jamil perfects your hair. Always taking the time to listen to her clients is her number one concern. Her goal is to help every client achieve the look they’ve always wanted. She loves to create beautiful cuts and colors and also provides services to clients with high-textured hair and extensions. Jamil has been in the industry since 2000 and joined Bob Steele in 2008 after moving from Texas. Meeting new people and working closely with her clients are just a few things she loves about her career. In her time away from work, she loves music, singing, fashion, traveling, online shopping, running, and spending time with friends and family.
Ava Long | Elite Level 5
After graduating from the Aveda Institute in Atlanta, Ava joined the Bob Steele Salon team. She loves that her career allows her to showcase her artistic abilities. Her favorite aspect of being a stylist is that she gets to make people feel awesome and look even more beautiful! Ava commits to give 100% to every client and use her talents to customize their hair to fit their every need. Away from the salon, Ava loves travelling, recycling and being eco friendly, and spending time with her dogs taking them on hikes.
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Lauren West | Elite Level 5
Lauren is sure to give her clients her very best every day! After graduating from Roffler-Moler Hairstyling College in 2010, she chose to begin her career at Bob Steele Salon since they shared an important value with her: continuing education. In addition to attending classes through the salon she has also received additional training at Bonner Brothers hair show in 2009 and 2010, and Premiere Birmingham in 2011. Lauren enjoys doing color, highlights, formal designs, and make-up services most of all, but is amazing with cuts and styling as well. Besides making her clients look and feel beautiful, she likes traveling, shopping, and listening to music.
Hannah Hutson | Elite Level 5
Hannah’s vibrant personality combined with her passion for the beauty industry helps her bring fresh, new ideas to her clients every day. Her number one concern is the satisfaction and happiness of her clients. After graduating from West Central Technical College, Hannah began her career at another salon and joined the Bob Steele Salon team two years later. Bob Steele Salon was the perfect fit for Hannah to advance her career and perfect her craft in a friendly and caring atmosphere. It immediately felt like a family to her! She enjoys all aspects of the industry and keeps her skills top-notch by attending in salon training, and trade shows such as Premiere Birmingham, and Bonner Brothers Atlanta. Outside of her main passion, hair and makeup, she loves to stay active in the community, spending time with her puppy and family, and staying fit! Hannah pays close attention to each client’s individual needs to ensure that she meets them at every visit.
Brianna Hope | Elite Level 4
Originally from Gwinnett, Georgia, Brianna came to Bob Steele after graduating from the Aveda Institute. She loves that the Bob Steele team has a positive energy and that everyone supports each other. Brianna offers a positive energy along with a really relaxing experience for her clients. She enjoys working with all hair types, and especially loves balayage and color services. In her free time, Brianna likes to attend music festivals, sporting events, and go shopping.
April Cason | Elite Level 4
Originally from Dayton, Ohio, April joined Bob Steele after graduating from Chatahoochee Tech in 2014. Her passion and love for making people feel and look beautiful has made her a great addition to the team. April is a self proclaimed "hair nerd" and enjoys learning new things at every opportunity. She has attended Redken Symposium, Centricity in Orlando, Premiere in Birmingham, and Guy Tang in Atlanta to further educate herself. April is also a Certified Pureology Artist and assists the salon with educating on new products. April most enjoys balayage and blonde color services as well as updos and makeup. Outside of the salon, April can be seen painting, shopping, going to crossfit, and spending time with her family.
Sydney Smith | Verge Level 3
After graduating from the Aveda Institute in 2010, Sydney joined the Bob Steele Salon team. She loves working with clients with a variety of hair types and needs and she really excels with lightening hair and working with all shades of blonde. Sydney enjoys spending her free time outside, vacationing at the beach, and playing with her two dogs- a Great Dane and Labradoodle.
Annie Chilton | Verge Level 3
LaNika Walker | Verge Level 3
LaNika LOVES hair. She loves that being a professional stylist allows her to make people smile, express her creativity as an artist, and think outside of the box to deliver a personalized look for her guests. Her education background includes a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts from Clark-Atlanta University/Spelman College, and a Cosmetology degree from Paul Mitchell The School. She also has attended several trade shows such as Bronner Brothers, Inspire, and product knowledge courses for various hair care lines. Her Southern charm, honesty, and compassion are sure to win you over! She strives to empower every guest and educate them on how to properly care for their hair. LaNika loves finishing every service with an amazing blow out. From edgy styles to Victoria's Secret bombshell hair, LaNika give her guests the best lasting impression.
Summer | Verge Level 3
Summer joined the Bob Steele Salon team in 2007 as a member of guest relations. After realizing her true passion was working behind the chair, she decided to enroll in cosmetology school. She graduated from Paul Mitchell the School and received her Master Cosmetologist license in December of 2013. While completing the Bob Steele Salon internship program, Summer attended several continuing education and product knowledge classes. Summer always gives her undivided attention to her guests to make sure that she provides a relaxing experience to everyone- including extremely sensitive scalps. She enjoys the opportunity to work with each guest to create beautiful and personalized looks.
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Marley Berryhill | Verge Level 2
Marley is from LaGrange Georgia and joined Bob Steele after graduating from the Aveda Institute. You are sure to fall in love with her southern charm and welcoming personality! Marley loves working with blonde hair and says "the blonder the better". Foil services and styling are her specialties, and she really enjoys being able to give her clients a new stlye they really love. Outside of the salon, you can find Marley shopping or spending any extra time she can at the beach.