Lisa Cochran, Salon Owner and Hair Stylist

“The beauty industry is a very healing and therapeutic tribe to belong to.

I saw this first hand as a young girl when my parents lost two babies between me and my brother.

Part of my mom’s path to healing was her weekly visit to the salon. I saw her depression begin to lift as she had her time in the salon. She felt better on the inside and looked good on the outside. Today it is the mission that drives our company, The Studio.”

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Kasha Hughes

Specialty: Stylist, Leadership Team
Education: Jones County Junior College

“I have been a part of The Studio team for 14 life-changing years. I’ve learned that there is so much more to this passion than hair! We are a family that is 100% committed to the people we serve. We work every day to get better together, and to find new ways to minister to both our guests as well as communities in need. I am passionate about what I do and hope that shows through to the people I am honored to work with every day.”

Brooklynn Blakeney

Specialty: Razor Cutting & Balavage
Education: MS College of Beauty Culture & 3 Razor Classes with Nic Arrojo & Tatum Neil

“With eight years of experience working in fashion shows, art installations, and premier weddings, it was important to me to find a team that is as committed to staying at the forefront of the industry as I am. At The Studio, I am able to excel in a team-environment, all while connecting one-on-one with our guests from all walks of life.”

Cristy Mathews

Specialty: Cutting, Coloring & Male Cuts
Education: Virginia College

“Even in high school, I loved doing hair for my friends and family. After I received my license, I knew that I wanted to work as part of a team in an atmosphere that would help me grow. My experience at The Studio has been motivating and rewarding. I love that we can give our guests more than just a visit to the salon, but an escape.”

Bianca McQueen

Specialty: Stylist, Balayage
Education: Chris’ Beauty College

“I joined The Studio team immediately after graduation in 2014, and haven’t looked back! The priority that is placed on bettering ourselves both professionally and personally helps to push me to be the best I can be. We love working together to make our guests feel great about themselves, both inside and out!”

Marcus Morton

Specialty: Color
Education: MS College of Beauty Culture

“I love working with our guests! When someone leaves feeling great about themselves, I know that what I do matters. It’s so rewarding seeing that transformation take place! I have been a part of The Studio team since 2011, during which time I’ve grown both professionally and personally. I look forward to many more years serving our guests!”

Devin Pittman

Specialty: Cosmetologist / Hair Stylist, Balayage
Education: MS College of Beauty Culture

“Since 2013 I have come to work each day looking forward to meeting new people and helping them to feel beautiful. What could be more rewarding? I love that The Studio team is like family and that my coworkers are truly some of my best friends.”

Brittany Prine

Specialty: Stylist / Cutting
Education: MS Gulf Coast Community College

“I love being a part of a team and meeting new people. Working at The Studio for nearly ten years, I have developed close friendships with my team members and enjoy the fun, professional environment of working at an Aveda salon.”

Hanna Stringer

Specialty: Cuts, Color & Male Cuts
Education: Jones County Junior College

“I love being there for our guests. Making them feel beautiful and achieving their vision for themselves is so rewarding. I love to lend an ear to every guest that sits in my chair, and I absolutely wouldn’t want to be anywhere else!”

Lindsay Sylvest

Specialty: Cosmetology
Education: MS College of Beauty Culture

“For as long as I can remember, I’ve been interested in cosmetology. I love to pamper people. In May of 2017, I became a Studio member, where we work every day as a team to do just that! I like to make our guests feel as if they are important and valued, and I love to see in the sparkle in someone’s eye as I show them their makeup, or when they say that this is the best their hair has looked in a long time.”

MacKenzie White

Specialty: Stylist
Education: MS State University & Aveda Institute Baton Rouge

“Helping our guests feel confident is my top priority! At The Studio, I enjoy working in a team atmosphere that is focused on providing a relaxing experience for our guests.”

Morgan Keeton

Specialty: Guest Care Manager
Education: BSBA Marketing University of Southern MS

“I love customer service, which means that every day here is a joy! I love sharing what The Studio means to me, and I am continually amazed at the magic our team performs for our guests!”

Rhonda Ball

Specialty: Guest Care Team
Education: Masters of Educational Leadership & Administration

“I love the opportunity working at The Studio gives me to help people be the best version of themselves, in a wonderful environment. The artistry displayed by the people I work with is inspiring, and the core values of the company are motivating as I seek to make the experience here the best part of our guests’ day.”

Jessica Redondo

Speciality: Guest Care Team

“Everyday at The Studio brings something new and a new experience. I love the people I work with and watching them transform their guests. The guests’ enthusiasm and love for The Studio is infectious and makes you want to come to work to help them feel beautiful.”

Savannah Smith

Specialty: Bookkeeper
Education: BSBA University of Southern MS

“I started working for The Studio in 2013, and have since moved from front desk to bookkeeper. I love working in an atmosphere that values family and relationships. My daughter, Meredith, enjoys coming to work with me – and I love that she is treated like family by my team members.”