Elevated Hair Design
Rachel Atkins, Breanna Loy, & Madison Vaughn
For appointments with Rachel, please call (865) 256-6731
For appointments with Breanna, please call (865) 405-9228
For appointments with Madison, please call (865) 258-9621
Rachael Atkins, Madison Vaughn, and Breanna Loy are co-owners of Elevated Hair Design. Rachael has over seven years of experience as a cosmetologist and is certified in Redken Design, Pravana Vivids, and Pravana Balayage. She attended the Redken Symposium with a focus on classes specializing in razor cutting, and curly hair techniques. She also has over 120 hours in additional Redken cut and color education. She also serves as a women's hair cutting educator. She specializes in fashion colors, balayage, hair painting, and big transformations.Madison Vaughn has over five years of experience as a cosmetologist and is certified in Redken Design. She is also a men's haircutting specialist. She has taught classes on women's and men's hair cutting. She attended the Redken Symposium and also has over 120 hours of additional Redken education. Breanna Loy has over 7 years of experience as a cosmetologist. She is certified in Keratin Complex. She also has over 120 hours of additional Redken education and is a Blonding specialist. She has experience as a women's haircutting educator. She attended the Redken Symposium and has specialized training in blonding, balayage, and color theory. Her areas of specialty include balayage, foilayage, blonding, and formal event styling and makeup.
Pretty Girl Aesthetics
Wendy Henninger, BSN RN
AAFE Certified Injector
For Appointments, please call (865) 292-8337
Wendy Henninger, owner of Pretty Girl Aesthetics, is a board certified Registered Nurse with certifications from the American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE) in dermal fillers and Botox. Having worked many years in critical care and currently employed as a trauma/critical care transport nurse with a local aeromedical service, she also has vast experience in managing critically ill as well as trauma patients. Wendy uses her facial aesthetic expertise to enhance her client’s natural beauty. She specializes in Botox, Xeomin, dermal fillers, Revaneese Versa, Juvaderm Ultra, hair restoration, PRP, weight loss and much more. To schedule an appointment or consultation, please call (865) 292-8337.
Taylor Rae Beauty
For appointments please call (865) 705-4870
Taylor Courtney, owner of Taylor Rae Beauty, is a hair stylist and makeup artist with a strong focus in special occasion beauty. She competed in and won the People's Choice Award in L'Oreal Professional Color and Style Competition in 2017. She is a Redken colorist and blonde specialist. She is also certified in Brazilian Blowouts. She excels in the arena of weddings, pageants and special occasions. She is also actively involved in giving back to her community. She is a proud sponsor of the Butterfly Fund and greatly enjoys working with local charities.
Kelsey Branum & Allison Surlas
For appointments with Kelsey please call (865) 690-0360
For appointments with Allison please call (865) 919-0764
Allison Surlas, owner of Salon Allison, has been in the beauty industry for over 20 years. She is well versed in all areas of cosmetology, but her favorite area of expertise includes creating beautiful blondes. She specializes in highlights, and all variations of blonde locks. She also offers Keratin treatments and utilizes the Redken color line. Allison is passionate about her business and would love the opportunity to assist you with all of your beauty needs. To schedule an appointment or consultation, please call (865) 919-0764.
Kelsy Branum, owner of Salon West, has been a stylist and salon owner for many years. She is known for her advanced expertise in men's haircuts and also offers a full menu of color services and cuts for women and children. She has a full selection of Redken retail products and also uses the All Nutrient color line. To schedule an appointment with Kelsy, please call at (865) 690-0360.
V's Color Studio
Veronica is an outstanding color specialist that has been a cosmetologist for over 20 years. She always knew that she wanted to be a hairdresser from the time she was seven years old. She utilizes the Redken product line, and loves to work with dimensional color. She also specializes in corrective color and excels at short edgy haircuts. She has participated in the Redken Symposium many times and is very well versed in all aspects of color application and development. In addition to being a hairdresser for over 20 years, she was also a salon manager for over 10 years. Now, as the owner of V's Color Studio, she enjoys offering her clientele exceptional service and expertise, and still finds time to enjoy traveling and spending time with her two sweet rescue dogs. To schedule an appointment please call (865) 805-1584.
If you are looking for the ultimate nail experience filled with relaxation and expert level service, then Nailology is the perfect fit for you.
Jeannie has been in the industry for over 22 years and also possesses a nursing background. Her experience in the medical field has greatly expanded her knowledge of proper nail care, nail diseases and proper sanitation. She is certified in CND and Backscratchers. She also routinely teaches nail techniques at area beauty schools and has been featured as a guest artist at numerous locations. She also has an artistic background and specializes in nail art. She offers multiple levels of nail artistry to her clients and can provide a one of a kind design for you. Jeannie is also married with two wonderful sons.
Suite 8 & 16
A Touch of Aloha
For appointments please call (423) 839-3704 or visit atouchofalohanow.com
A Touch of Aloha Spa and Lashes is the first day spa in Tennessee to fully explore the healing and relaxation of the Hawaiian Islands. Jennifer is the owner, and also a Licensed Esthetician, Massage Therapist, and Xtreme Lash Stylist, providing you and your loved ones with a variety of services. She believes a regular skin care routine is vital to maintaining a healthy vibrant look. Jennifer has experience in medical applications, laser, and advanced skincare. She uses the finest skin care products including an organic line made in Hawaii. Enjoy a unique, tranquil place where Hawaiian healing traditions and innovative spa rituals create the perfect escape. Jennifer's goal is to create a positive sense of well-being on the outside that permeates with aloha from within. The meaning of aloha embraces everything from hello and goodbye, to love, caring, sharing, and is defined as a way of life. Let the powers of the Hawaiian Islands transform your body, mind, and spirit through Jennifer's commitment to the tradition of hospitality and timeless grace that is, A Touch of Aloha.
Lume Hair Studio
To Schedule an Appointment, Please Call (919) 349-8113.
Jennifer Davis Williams is the owner and creative master behind Jennifer’s Place located in Elite Suites Salon Studios. A stylist with more than 20 years of experience in the beauty industry, Jennifer considers this one of her most important achievements. Her vision for Jennifer's Place is to provide outstanding styling services in a relaxed, yet professional environment that will in turn promote and maintain long-term relationships with her valued clientele.
Jennifer (Jay Dee) most recently worked at Salon Biyoshi, one of Knoxville's most prestigious salons. Having had years of training under some of the most elite educators in the industry, she has gained impeccable skills in understanding and creating a personalized look that is both flattering and functional for every client. As a Redken-certified colorist, Jennifer can create, enhance, or correct nearly every possible color challenge. Her warm and genuine spirit is coupled with her expertise and professionalism, and one of her best talents is helping clients find the right solution for their hair problems.
Whether you have curly, wavy, fine, frizzy, or thin hair, Jennifer has recommendations to make your hair routine easier!
A Salon Affair
For appointments please call (865) 804-1734 or visit www.asalonaffair.com
Kirsten, owner of A Salon Affair, is a Redken color specialist and also offers a full menu of services including cuts for women, men and children, hair treatments, styling, and facial waxing. She is also an outstanding special occasion hair dresser and offers a wide variety of updo's for weddings, proms, photo shoots, etc. She also offers special occasion makeup services in conjunction with hair styling services and can assist you with making your special day magical. To schedule an appointment with Kirsten, please call (865) 804-1734 or visit www.asalonaffair.com for online booking.
Inspire Me Salon
For appointments please call (765) 412-0454
My name is Telsey Ratliff and I have been in the exciting world of the salon business since 2011. I love this career because I love the people I get to meet. Everyone I meet inspires me to be a better person and to create a change for a more beautiful you! I enjoy seeing how a change with someone's hair color will bring out the natural beauty in their eye's or the perfect haircut to accent their facial structure. There are no boundaries to the many styles we can create for your everyday look so you can feel proud of who you are.
Another great feature of the salon business, which is a favorite for me, is the care for fingers and toes. Just like the care you put into your hair, taking care of your hands and feet can release a lot stress. If you need some pampering or a quick pick me up, you need to try one of my pedicures. A relaxing hour pedicure for your overworked feet is all you need to relieve yourself from the tired stresses of life. Let's not forget about your hands. I offer manicures with shellac for a clean polished look. Looking for some added fun to your manicure? My services include customized nail art to jazz up your look for everyday or to enhance a special event.
Come try out my salon services and be inspired to show off the beautiful person you are. Please call (765) 412-0454 to schedule an appointment.
The Looking Glass
Andrea Gibson and Leeann Scheibelein
To Schedule an Appointment with Andrea, Please Call (832) 428-6306
To Schedule an Appointment with Leeann, Please Call (865) 776-8347
Hair Creations by Marie
For appointments please call (865) 385-5527
Marie has been in the hair and fashion industry for over 30 years. She enjoys making clients look and feel confident and beautiful. She works with women, men and children and specializes in Keratin treatments. She loves to put a smile on her client's face, and that is what makes her smile. She is always looking for ways to make hair look as youthful as it was when we were in our 20's and 30's bringing back the shine and vitality of the hair. This is what inspired her to specialize in Keratin smoothing treatments. She has clients that say she has changed their lives. She offers free consultations and utilizes Keune hair color products. Marie knew that she wanted to be a hairdresser even as a young child. She still remembers the moment she became inspired by this industry when she was playing dress up with a friend and they decided to cut her hair. She cut off her beautiful bead filled ponytails, and although they both ended up in a lot of trouble, she loved the feeling of making the little girl happy! Marie would love to put a smile on your face as well. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please call (865) 385-5527.
BodySync Massages by Michelle
Michelle Garland, owner of BodySync Massage, has been a massage therapist for over 14 years. She offers a full menu of massage services including increments of 30, 60 and 90 minute therapeutic massages. She also offers deep tissue massage in 30, 60 and 90 minute increments. She also specializes in hot stone massage, aromatherapy massage, prenatal massage and oncology massage. Michelle prides herself on providing every guest with a relaxing environment, personalized service and individualized attention to detail. To schedule a service, please call (423) 907-2997 or book online at https://www.schedulicity.com/scheduling/BSBDF9
For appointments please call (865) 771-0497
Welcome to Studio GEO, a truly Organic experience! We believe that you should feel smell and look AMAZING! At Studio GEO we only use the very best that is why we carry natural hair products by Kevin Murphy, life changing skincare by Rodan + Fields and 100% therapeutic grade Young Living essential oil's. Our unique environment allows you to escape, have fun and relax all at the same time. We offer many services including blowouts, haircuts, various types of color services, hair repair treatments, makeup, skincare treatments, etc. If you would like to schedule an appointment at Studio GEO, please call (865) 771-0497.
For appointments please call (435) 590-1453
Sherry Cooper, owner of Divine Appointment, has been a hairstylist for over 20 years. She is originally from Louisiana and lived in Utah for many years, but she and her husband, Michael, now call Knoxville home. Sherry is very involved with her church and enjoys ministering to others. She also gives back to the community in many ways. She volunteers with Care Cuts, a local charity organization that provides hair services to the homeless. She also works with the local sheriff's department and provides well check visits to home bound seniors. Sherry not only enjoys the art of hairdressing, but she is also passionate about the fellowship and relationship building that she gains from engaging with every client. To schedule an appointment with Sherry, please call (435) 590-1453.
A Wild Hair
Frankie Wampler, Jennifer Baker and Vicky Stafford
For appointments with Frankie please call (865) 382-4452
For appointments with Jennifer please call (931) 510-5743
For appointments with Vicky Stafford please call (865) 266-3555
Frankie and Jennifer are co-owners of A Wild Hair. Each of these ladies brings fun, flair and creativity to the salon everyday. They are Joico color specialists and offer a full selection of hair services including cuts for women, men and children, color services and styling. Jennifer also specializes in perms, and Frankie is a color expert when it comes to all shades of reds. To schedule an appointment, please call Jennifer at (931) 510-5743 or Frankie at (865) 382-4452.
Annie: (865) 789-0514
My name is Annie Lucas and I am an experienced hairdresser with 17 years in the Beauty and Fashion Industry. I enjoy doing Balayage and Ombré colors as well as all traditional color treatments on the hair.
I have specialized in cutting in the past and have worked and trained in London. I am experienced in curly hair, fine hair, thick coarse hair and men's haircuts. I do Keratin Treatments, facial waxing, and also love Weddings and Special Event hair. In Knoxville, I have worked at Salon Visage, Salon Azure, and Pure Luxe Salon/Spa. I have been a manager, an educator, but mostly, and simply, enjoy my time with people and getting to know their personal style and lifestyle habits in order to make them feel great whether that's experimenting with a new trendy look or keeping a classic style.
I am taking new clients and would love to see you! Please call or text: (865) 789-0514
Tanning Specialist of Elite Suites Salon Studios
For appointments please call
Jennifer Ryan has over twelve years of experience in the beauty industry as a licensed esthetician. She graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in 1989 with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. In 2007, she returned to school specializing in aesthetics. Her background includes working in dermatology and plastic surgery skin care. She is certified in skin care product regiments,laser treatments, epidermal blading, chemical peels, collagen induction therapy, microdermabrasion and various facial and body contouring treatments. At Elite Suites, she specializes in sunless spray tanning. She has extensive knowledge on our automated booth sessions and Norvell product line. She also offers customized personal airbrush spray tans by hand. Jennifer would be happy to assist you with any of our individual or package options and can custom tailor a sunless spray tanning visit just for you. To schedule an appointment, please call (865) 406-9470.
Marketing Director of Elite Suites Salon Studios
Jason Turner is an integral part of Elite Suites Salon Studios serving as the company’s Marketing Director. Jason initially discovered his passion for the beauty industry in 2012 when he enrolled in the Cosmetology program at Paul Mitchell The School Knoxville. He soon graduated from the honors program there and was given the opportunity to work for the company that inspired his love for the cosmetology industry. He began his journey there as a member of the service desk team, but quickly excelled through the ranks moving into a role as Admissions Assistant and then Admissions Leader.
Jason is well known throughout the Paul Mitchell family and the entire cosmetology industry in the Knoxville area as a visionary and mentor to aspiring cosmetology students. He has guided hundreds of cosmetologists through their careers from the moment that they enrolled in the program and throughout their journey in the industry. He also receives praise for his continued commitment to the “Be Nice Or Else” program initiated by Winn Claybaugh, Dean of Paul Mitchell Schools nationwide. Jason serves as the leader of the local Be Nice Or Else chapter and dedicates his time and hard work to many local charitable causes. He leads his team in giving back to the community through free services to those in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, Free Hugs events, charity fundraisers and auctions and much more. He works tirelessly to give back to the community and help those that are less fortunate.
It is Jason’s huge heart and genuine soul that made him the perfect fit for Elite Suites Salon Studios. His passion is people, and anyone that meets him describes him as caring, giving, and inspirational. As marketing director, he supports our stylists on their journey, and ensures that they have all of the tools that they need to be successful.
Owner of Elite Suites Salon Studios
Kimberly Hennessy has worked extensively in the beauty industry since 2007 and in the corporate arena since 2001. She began her journey as a graduate from the University of North Carolina where she received a Bachelor of Science in Business Management with minors in Marketing and Psychology.
Upon graduation, Kimberly relocated to the Knoxville area to launch her career initially in the real estate and mortgage brokerage industry. After a few years, she utilized her combined knowledge of the mortgage industry and the real estate market to secure a position as the Director of Operations for Investment Developers International, Inc. During her time there, she oversaw property acquisitions, refurbishments and resales.
Although Kimberly continued to enjoy the real estate market, she also discovered an untapped growth potential in the beauty industry. In 2007, she had the opportunity to purchase a traditional full service hair salon. Upon acquisition, she restructured the company’s business model, expanded the clientele, fully automated booking and POS processes, and generated a full marketing and web campaign. She increased staffing and managed all aspects of accounting, advertising, inventory and guest relations. After several years of success, Kimberly had the opportunity to sell her business to an investor that continues to operate the business today.
Soon, Kimberly was approached by The Paul Mitchell School to join their team at the local Knoxville campus as the Admissions Leader. Within a few months, she transitioned into the role of School Director. As School Director, Kimberly oversaw all departments including admissions, financial aid, operations, sales and education. She was responsible for maintaining the highest level of educational excellence representing the Paul Mitchell name and a network of 116 schools nationwide. She ensured compliance with a variety of industry regulatory agencies, the TN State Board of Cosmetology, and the Department of Education.
Although this position had given her an incredible knowledge and skill base and a rewarding career in the cosmetology industry, Kimberly still had a strong desire to own her own business once again and give back to the community of beauty professionals. With her extensive knowledge of the beauty industry and her vast network of salon professionals, this business model became the ideal venture for her.
“As a traditional salon owner and a cosmetology school director, I realized how incredibly hard beauty professionals work for the small percentage of their revenue that they ultimately keep. It simply seemed unfair that they provide the service and skill that generates the majority of salon income, but are unable to reap the benefits of their hard work. I also discovered that many hair stylists have always wanted to own their own business, but don’t have the initial capital or business experience needed to launch a successful salon. Elite Suites Salon Studios has given me the opportunity to provide hard working beauty professionals a platform to own their own business and be their own boss, while still having the security and business guidance that I can provide to ensure that their dreams become a success. I am very passionate about our business model because I can be an integral part in helping small business owners maximize their talents and live the life that they have always imagined. Taking the first step towards business ownership can be scary and overwhelming. My mission is to be the coach on the sidelines encouraging and supporting salon owners every step of the way as they fulfill their lifelong passion.”