Corey Curran-Owner, Stylist, Makeup Artist
Corey began her career in 2000 and has used the last 12 years growing as a stylist and a leader. She started educating with Bumble and Bumble and fell in love with the education side of the industry. After 11 years in the industry she decided to branch out on her own and in August 2011 Fashion Forward Salon was born. Being blessed with a team of friends that decided to join her in this journey, 2011 became the year that her career dreams came true. She travels to New York several times a year to keep all of her skills up to date. In this past year she has taken classes in Advanced Haircolor at Bumble University, and Temptu Make up classes. Her goal is to make sure to always grow as a stylist and owner. With help from her devoted staff Fashion Forward Salon is always trying to grow and strives to make every client have the best experience possible!
Kim Baranyk-Stylist,Cutting Director
After graduating from her apprenticeship program went on to educate herself through Toni and Guy Advanced classes, Crew, Wella and Bumble and Bumble. Kim traveled to New York this past fall to Bumble University for advanced cutting class. Education always being an important part of her career, she became an educator through the state of Virginia Apprenticeship program from 2003 through 2008. Kim teaches all in house cutting classes in our apprenticeship program.Her latest trip was to Bumble University in New York City for Advanced cutting class.Kim’s genuine kindness and devotion to her clientele shines through in her work everyday on every client. Her love for the industry is evident in the work she produces.
Alyssa Nelson-Stylist, Wax Technician
Alyssa, who started in the industry in 1993, has been trained with Goldwell, Wella, Logics, Redken, and Bumble and Bumble. She keeps up to date by taking classes with the leading educators in the industry. Alyssa visited Bumble University in New York City for Advanced cutting class in January. Her thorough consultation and desire to make her clients look and feel their best with versatile color, cutting and styling techniques gives her the chance to use her creativity and stay enthusiastic and excited about our industry.
Jaci Watson-Stylist, Wedding Stylist, and Wax Technician
Jaci has been in the industry for five years and has used those years to educate herself and grow as a stylist. She has taken classes with Bumble and Bumble, Wella, Logics, and the Paul Mitchell Academy, just to name a few. Jaci's warm personality and her true passion for the industry shows in her work. She enjoys doing the newest trends in color, cutting, wedding and special occasion hairstyles.
Erin Neeb- Stylist, Special Occasion Stylist, and Wax Technician
Erin is a graduate of the prestigious Paul Mitchell Academy. In addition, she has completed our program under the guide of Corey, our color director, and Kim, our cutting director. She has been schooled in depth on current color trends and cutting techniques. She is now seeing clients on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Lauren Smith- Front Desk Manager and Spray Tan Technician
Anne Duckworth- Salon Coordinator
Jessica Williams- Apprentice
Photo Credit: Kelly J Shepherd Photography