Jessie Dimattina ~Stylist ~ Jessie is a native of Georgia. She started her career in 1990, graduating at the top of her cosmetology class. She originally started working at an upscale salon on the square in historic Roswell and since then she has spent eight years of her career in Woodstock and the last ten years in Cumming. Jessie has been with The Salon since it opened in 2008. Along with being licensed in Georgia and Florida, she spends extensive hours on continuing education in order to keep her skills and ideas current.
Linda Lewsader ~Stylist ~ Linda has been a hair stylist since 1986. Linda began her career in Illinois and moved to Cumming in 2001. She spent her first seven years in Cumming at Image Salon. Linda's background includes training under and then working with a certified Redken Color Specialist for several years while she was still located in Illinois. She enjoys attending various industry shows in order to stay well informed of the latest trends and styles. Linda joined the staff of The Salon shorty after it opened.
Kelle' Gilbert Castleberry ~Stylist ~ Kelle' is a native of Cumming and obtained her master cosmetology license in 1999 after graduating from Lanier Technical Institute. She started her career at a local salon and then spent the last five years at Image Salon before moving to The Salon at Cumming Station in late 2008. Kelle' participates in continuing education yearly in order to maintain the ability to provide her clients with exceptional service and style. Kelle is highly trained and gifted in the most up to date coloring and cutting techniques.
Jenny McCallum ~Stylist ~ Jenny just completed her certification in DreamCatchers Natural Hair Extensions! Jenny has had four years of extensive training and experience through a one on one apprenticeship in Saginaw, MI, completion of the cosmetology program at The Esani Institute, (A Paul Mitchell Partner School), and as a stylist at Tiramisu Salon in Alpharetta. Jenny graduated at the top of her class from the Esani Institute in 2008. The dean of the school labeled her as "a model student" and said "Jenny displayed a high level of technical and creative strength in cutting and she has an extensive knowledge of Paul Mitchell color". She Joined our staff in the Spring of 2009.
Fran Word ~Retired~
Kristie Westerlund ~Stylist~ Kristie graduated from Lanier Tech in 1996 as Student of the Year after moving to Georgia in 1982. She spent the first 15 years of her career at Collage Salon as a stylist and Aveda salon coach. From there she helped establish Revive salon then moved on to Ulta as a manager and stylist. Kristie has attended continuing education courses in New York, Minneapolis and New Orleans where she received training in advanced coloring and cutting techniques. She uses Redken color lines for her color services.
Dawn Pruitt ~Stylist ~ Dawn has been a stylist in North Georgia since she began her career in 1990. She attended cosmetology school at Lanier Tech in Oakwood, Ga. Dawn has in depth training in Framesi color and several certificates from Roffler School of Hair Design in point and advanced cutting techniques. She stays current in trends, styles, and products through hands on classes, industry shows, in salon training, and extensive research.
~We could not have thrived or recognized our successes to date without our salon coordinators, Hannah Blount and Callie Pruitt, they are truly the foundation of The Salon~