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.
Days: Ming is at the Marietta Sandy Plains location on Tuesdays, and the Atlanta Post Riverside location on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.
Ming Matthews | Luxe Level 11
Kasey Whitfield | Luxe Level 9
Make your visions come to life with Kasey! Every day she strives to bring out the best in all of her clients and provide them with a feeling of greatness. Besides color and cut, Kasey offers her clients customized color, color correction, Keratin Smoothing Treatments, and facial waxing services. In addition to attending Cobb Beauty College, she has strengthened her skills through Vidal Sassoon cutting classes, color certification with Jeffery Scott, and the Premiere Orlando trade show. Kasey became a part of the Bob Steele salon family in 2004, and continues to grow as an artist and advance her creative skills. She also loves to be crafty by making things for her family and collecting unique W’s, sing, spend time with her two Westies, and photography.
Morgan Christy | Elite Level 8
Always on the “cutting-edge”, Morgan is skilled at giving her clients a personalized and unique style that fulfills their wishes and fits into their lifestyle. Being a trend-setter, she loves the creativity involved in working with short, funky cuts and blonde coloring. But don’t let that scare you away; she is phenomenal at classic styles as well. After graduating from Chattahoochee Technical College, Morgan joined the Bob Steele team in 2007 to pursue her passion of enhancing people’s best characteristics and challenge her creative skills. Outside of the salon her life revolves around taking care of her two adorable children and taking them to the park or the pool. Morgan is sure to give her clients only the best and freshest looks.
Michelle Logan | Elite Level 8
Michelle devotes herself to her clients and promises to provide them with only the best salon experience. She keeps up with all the current industry trends and attends multiple trade shows for Redken and Pureology knowledge. After graduating from Roffler-Moler in 2004 for cosmetology, she began her career and joined Bob Steele in 2008. Every day she loves the opportunity to meet people with a variety of personalities and work with them to create a fresh, new look! Michelle is gifted in doing both cut and color, but her specialty is in color. In her free time, she enjoys working out, cooking, spending time with her family, and taking care of her two sons!
Laura Carney | Elite Level 5
Laura loves to provide her clients with knowledge of the latest fashions and trends in the hair industry. All of her clients are promised that she will work to the best of her abilities to give them the look they desire and put a smile on their face. She truly loves that her career allows her to make people feel great about the way they look every day! After graduating from Roffler-Moler hairstyling school, Laura became a hairstylist in 2003 and joined Bob Steele in 2007. Laura continues her education by attending shows such as Premiere and Centricity. Talking to people and experiencing different personalities every day is what makes her happy. She is experienced with all types of hair, but loves to get creative with the latest color trends for blonde and red hair, and style longer hair. In her free time she likes to shop, read, paint, horseback ride, and is a trail guide on the weekends.
Peyton Warrington | Elite Level 5
Education is extremely important to Peyton. Since graduating from the Paul Mitchell School in 2007, she has been very passionate about continuing her education through trade shows such as Centricity. Her goal is to provide her clients with the newest and most innovative ideas and techniques. Although she is highly skilled with all styles and textures, Peyton loves to style for photo shoots, and work with blondes. Her favorite aspect of her career is that it allows her to use her abilities to make people feel and look beautiful everyday! In her personal time, she loves shopping, music, and playing with her wonderful son!
Jenna Tibbits | Elite Level 6
Experience the ultimate service with Jenna. She ensures that all of her clients can relax and unwind while in the salon with a head and neck massage. Before becoming a part of Bob Steele Salon in 2010, she worked in the industry for two years. Jenna loves that being a stylist allows her to connect with her clients by making them feel great about their hairstyle and creating a unique look for them. She enjoys working with all types of hair and doing various services. In addition to cosmetology school at Chattahoochee Technical College, she has completed several training classes through the salon and worked with master stylists. Jenna is very precise in all of the work she does because perfecting your look is extremely important to her. In her off time she will most likely be spending time with her family, or attending festivals and concerts with friends.
Connie Collett | Elite Level 9
Want the very best results for your hair? Connie always promises to give her clients her true opinion on how to achieve their best hair style. Making her clients beautiful in a professional atmosphere is just one of the many reasons she loves her career so much. She also loves the opportunity to grow as a stylist personally and being able to help others to reach their full potential. Connie is very passionate about education, whether it be continuing her education through classes at trade shows, working with stylists in New York and internationally, or educating her clients about products. Being in the industry since 1998 has allowed her to expand her expertise to all aspects to styling. She loves to design color around a specific hair cut. Staying balanced in her work and personal life is important to Connie. She keeps that balance by reading, exercising, cooking, bird watching, and (her favorite hobby) riding her motorcycle!
Emma DeRussy | Verge Level 3
Vogue Lee-McWilliams | Verge Level 3
Emma joined the Bob Steele Salon team in August 2012 after graduating from the Aveda Institute in Atlanta. While in school, she traveled to Miami to attend the Aveda Tuff Love hair show. Emma focuses on providing an open and welcoming atmosphere for all of her guests while she gives them the look they desire. Blending colors to create a perfect ombre look is one of Emma's favorite services to perform. She also enjoys cutting and styling long hair. In her free time she enjoys hiking and making creative pieces of pottery!
Vogue's promise to her guests is that they leave the salon looking photo ready! As a member of the Bob Steele Salon team, Vogue really appreciates the opportunity to personalize her guest's look on a daily basis. Her favorite services to perform are color, cutting bobs, and styling long locks. Outside of the salon, Vogue enjoys music, reading, shopping, and trying new restaurants. She joined Bob Steele Salon in May of 2013 after graduating from Paul Mitchell The School in Atlanta.
Gwen Pearson | Elite Level 5
Maggie Eller | Elite Level 5
Lydia George | Elite Level 4
Brittany Hyde | Verge Level 3
Gwen is always sure to give her guests a relaxing experience! Starting with the consultation, she focuses on the guest's wants and needs and ensures that they are comfortable before beginning their services. While she loves being creative and creating new looks, Gwen is also great with subtle changes, formal designs, makeup and working with all hair types. She joined Bob Steele Salon in 2012 because the warm and inviting atmosphere was the perfect fit for her. She loves forming relationships with her guests and getting to know them every time they are in the salon! In her free time, Gwen loves being outdoors, spending time at the lake, playing with her dogs, and being with her family.
Maggie joined the Bob Steele Salon team in 2013 after graduating from Toni and Guy in Marietta. She loves the opportunities at Bob Steele Salon, and getting to know her clients by building lasting relationships with them while making them beautiful. Maggie loves using different coloring techniques such as ombre, balayage, and highlighting to give her guests a unique look. In addition to color and cut, she specializes in formal hair and makeup- making sure to perfect her client's look for special events and weddings. While in school, she participated in the Toni and Guy Soiree', and took advanced classes to become certified in advanced color, makeup, and extensions. She stays updated on the newest techniques and trends to enhance her guests natural beauty!
Lydia strives to give each of her clients an experience that is tailored to their wants and needs while providing a comfortable and enjoyable atmosphere for them. She enjoys percision cuts, where she can hone in on her perfectionist personality, and she also enjoys showing her creative side with color. Every client is sure to walk out of the salon with photo ready hair from Lydia. Lydia joined the Bob Steele Salon team in 2013 upon graduation from Toni and Guy. Every day is a new opportunity for her to do what she loves- serving others while making them feel great and look fabulous! Her easy-going and genuine personality makes everyone feel pampered and relaxed.
Lo Basil | Verge Level 3
Bailey Hardwick | Verge Level 3
Bailey is from the small town of Powder Springs, GA. At the age of 4 she was playing "beauty parlor" on her very optimistic grandma. Her love for hair only grew through the years and at Sprayberry High School she had the opportunity to thrive and grow for 3 years in Cosmetology class! After graduating high school with honors in cosmetology in 2013, she then went on to Paul Mitchell the School Atlanta where she worked on photo shoots, movie sets and was a part of color club. While in school, she also won a trip to Vegas to assist leaders of the industry! She graduated from Paul Mitchell in 2014 and joined the Bob Steele team shortly after. She believes that being well rounded is so important in the world of beauty but if she had to choose, her favorite things would be blondes and formal hair. Bailey prides herself on enhancing her clients natural beauty all the while making them feel fabulous! Book with her, you won't regret it!
Maddison Billhardt | Verge Level 3
Originally from Los Angeles, Maddison moved to Atlanta where she attended and graduated from Toni and Guy. After graduation, she joined The Verge Salon team in 2013. She loves the education program that is offered from Bob Steele Salon and all of the opportunities to learn something new every day. Her clients are promised her full attention as she listens carefully to their wants and needs to create a beautiful new look for them! Maddison loves giving her guests a new found confidence when they leave the salon. She enjoys working with all hair types, experimenting with color, performing smoothing treatments, and creating formal looks for special occasions.
Lo was born in St. Petersburg, Florida and moved to the metro Atlanta area shortly after. She attended Paul Mitchell the School Atlanta where she did hair and make up for several photo shoots. She graduated in October of 2013. If she had to choose, her favorite services would be color - specifically blondes and brunettes. In her spare time, Lo enjoys baking, home made crafting and taking beach vacations. Lo joined the Bob Steele team in November of 2013. She prides herself on creating a positive and unique environment for each and every one of her clients
Brittany became fascinated with the beauty industry when working in a salon while attending college, and she knew this was the career for her. After graduating from the Aveda institute in 2013, Brittany started with Bob Steele and hasn't looked back! She really enjoys working with fine to medium textured hair as well as any highlighting service. What is most important to Brittany is that her clients absolutely love their hair, and that is always her goal. Outside of the salon, Brittany loves to spend time with her family, go antiquing, and refinish furniture.
Briley Burch | Verge Level 2
Irene Olivares| Verge Level 2
Irene is originally from Mexico. She received her education from Roffler Moler and joined the Bob Steele team in 2015. Irene is very easy going with a talent for really listening to her clients, and she loves making them feel beautiful and confident. She enjoys working with all hair types, especially doing balayage and subtle color changes for brunettes and blondes. In her free time, Irene loves spending time with her family, taking her her twin girls to the park, and cooking.