Meet Our Talented Technicians and Stylists
At age ten, Ashley decided hairstyling was her passion and she has since been studying and training to become the best stylist she can be. Ashley studied Cosmetology at Madison County High School, and graduated with her license in June 2010. Although she continued her education as a Virginia Tech Hokie, Ashley worked through college to further her hair education. She loves learning new color techniques and can provide the entire family with stylish cuts, colors and styles. Blacksburg welcomed Ashley home in June 2015, when she also began working at Meredith’s Salon. Ashley is dedicated to always further her education to become the best stylist possible.
Ashley has always known that a career in hair was in her future. Her first job at age 14 was working in her neighbor’s hair salon as a shampoo girl where she truly fell in love with all things hair! Ashley grew up in Shawsville, VA and graduated from East Mont High in 2004. She attended Chamar Academy where she got her cosmetology license in 2008. Since then, she has continued her education attending numerous hair shows in Charlotte, NC, taking color classes and keeping current in new trends and techniques. Ashley can meet the needs of your entire family. With 3 1/2 years experience in a barber shop, Ashley specializes in men’s cuts and fades as well as women’s cuts and styling. She also specializes in special occasion formal styling and color!
Hayley received her cosmetology license in June 2010 after completing two years of training at the Botetourt Technical Center in Fincastle VA. She joined our team at Meredith’s Salon in January 2014 and feels the salon is a perfect fit.
She has been passionate about hair and makeup since childhood. Hayley sees continuing her education as the pathway to be a successful stylist. She has attended classes in color application, cutting techniques, styling, and salon business as well as Salon Centric hair shows. Other training is always on the horizon. Hayley looks forward to providing amazing services to all her clients.
Lucia grew up in Christiansburg, where she graduated with her Cosmetology license in 2016. She’s always had a passion for doing hair and advancing her education by going to classes on updated styles and color. Lucia is a very fun-spirited person. She always puts forth her best effort in creating a look for her clientele that enhances their beauty. Lucia is a very fun spirited person and always puts forth her efforts in creating a look for her clientele that enhances their beauty. Her favorite part about this profession is creating trendy up-dos and colors. She is very dedicated to her work and achieving her goals in becoming a professional stylist.
Rita grew up in the pristine mountains of Vermont where she attended the Vermont College of cosmetology. She is a licensed esthetician with experience in medi-spas and top destination resorts and spas throughout New England.
In her studies, she has expanded beyond her original specialty in the health and beauty of skincare. She also has continued her expertise to include make-up, nail care, and waxing services. Rita has just moved to Virginia from Vermont and we would like your help in welcoming her to our family at Meredith’s Salon.
Taylor has been a hairstylist since 2014. when she graduated from her cosmetology school in upstate New York. She is fluent in Goldwell, Keune, Joico, Schwarzkopf and now Redken color lines!
Taylor has been a part of the Meredith’s Salon staff since August 2016. She enjoys furthering her education by going to classes, shows and event to stay on the latest trends and techniques.
She has many talents in this field, from hair cutting to formal styling, as well as color and hair extensions! With all of these talents, Taylor is committed to being a hair stylist and achieving her goals of being a Redken certified stylist!
Travis joined the Meredith’s Salon family in 2010 after graduating from Chamar. Since then he has attended numerous continuing education classes, hair shows and events to keep on the top of the newest styles and trends.
His many talents include cutting all hair styles and types from short pixies to long curly locks. He is a wonderful colorist who can give you anything you desire from natural looking color to the hottest brightest trends. He also enjoys Brazilian Blowouts and formal up styles. Travis is trained in men’s cuts also.
Travis can’t wait to fulfill your hair needs, giving you the glamorous look you need to carry you from day to night!
Kevin has been in the hairdressing field for more than 20 years. With extensive training in Redken color products and techniques, he is the person to see when you want consistently beautiful glamorous hair. His aesthetic is classic and timeless– stylish rather than trendy. His work will always give you a look you can count on.
Emily was born and raised in Christiansburg, VA where she achieved her goal in becoming a Licensed Cosmetologist in 2017. She is fluent in Matrix and now RedKen!!
Emily has attended and will continue to attend education classes to stay up to date with the latest and greatest cutting and coloring techniques!
She can design a gorgeous formal finish on any guest! And cannot wait to further her career in the hair industry!
Alexis was born and raised in Christiansburg, VA. After realizing her love of makeup she flew across the country and attended Make-Up Designory in Burbank, CA where she learned special effects, beauty make-up, and hair styling. After returning to Southwest VA she joined Meredith’s team in August 2017. She loves all things beauty, art, and fashion, and would love to help you out with whatever you need at the front desk!