jenna lister + kaitlin laing
co-owners of Cherished Beauty Salon
Jenna is the co-owner of Cherished Beauty. She graduated from Traviss Technical College in 2012 and has co-owned Cherished Beauty since February 2018. Jenna specializes in blonding and dimensional hair color and is certified in EasiHair Pro hair extensions. Her continued education is diverse in hair, beauty and business. She has attended Paul Mitchell’s The Gathering and has completed numerous Paul Mitchell trainings for color, balayage, social media and special occasion hair. She is a certified master makeup artist with Academy of Glam and co-owns an on-location beauty services company, A Cherished Bride. She has attended Inspiring Champions Champ Camp and Cash Flow Camp, advancing her skills as a business owner and leader. Jenna works behind the chair, along with handling the accounting and business duties of the salon. She is motivated by inspiring women to chase their dreams and loves leading her team. Outside of work, Jenna loves to spend time with her husband and three daughters, RaeLynn (age 5), Esther (age 3), and their new baby, Ivey. They love to go fishing and spend time on their boat. She loves traveling, shopping and spending time with friends.
Kaitlin is the co-owner of Cherished Beauty. She graduated from Paul Mitchell the School Jacksonville in 2012, and has fulfilled her long-time dream of salon ownership in February 2018. Kaitlin has the prestigious title of Paul Mitchell National Color Educator and travels to surrounding salons to share Paul Mitchell’s latest techniques and products with stylists all over central Florida. She oversees all continued education for Cherished Beauty and trains all new stylists through an intensive Protégé Program she created. Kaitlin is certified in EasiHair Pro hair extensions, Keratin treatments, and is known for her advanced cutting, updos and dimensional hair color skills. She has attended Paul Mitchell’s Caper and The Gathering, as well as traveled to Tampa, Orlando, Jacksonville, Nashville and Columbus for extended education through Paul Mitchell. She has attended Inspiring Champions Champ Camp four times and Cash Flow Camp. She is a certified master makeup artist through Academy of Glam and specializes in special occasion hair and makeup. Kaitlin has advanced experience in the wedding industry with her co-ownership of A Cherished Bride, an on-location beauty services company. When she’s not working, Kaitlin loves to spend time with her husband, Drew, and two kids, Jonas (age 3) and Ainsley (age 1). She has a love for decorating and design and loves to throw a good party.
the beauties behind the chairs
Ashley is a master stylist with over 17 years of experience behind the chair. She graduated from Traviss Technical College in 2002 and has continued her education throughout the years, attending Paul Mitchell’s Core Cutting and Paul Mitchell’s The Gathering. She has also refined her business skills at Inspiring Champions Champ Camp and is certified in EasiHair Pro hair extensions. She excels in precision hair cutting and loves to give her guests a beautiful dimensional hair color that compliments their haircut. She gives the utmost care to her guests and is known among her guests and our team for her calming spirit and consistent expertise in this industry. Outside of work, Ashley enjoys spending time with her two daughters, Selah (age 6) and Ella (age 3). She also loves baking, singing, home décor and spending time serving in her church.
Holly is a master stylist with 10 years of experience behind the chair. She graduated from the Aveda Institute of Tallahassee and is certified in EasiHair Pro hair extensions and keratin smoothing treatments. She has attended Paul Mitchell’s The Gathering and taken numerous blonding and dimensional color classes making her sought after for her blonding skills behind the chair. She loves color corrections, big transformations and making her guests feel beautiful and confident after a great color service. She also attended Inspiring Champions Champ, refining her business skills behind the chair. Holly is known for being reliable among her guests and our team and she always comes to work with a willingness to help others. We are privileged to have Holly as a member of the salon development team. When Holly isn’t working, she’s hanging out with her family. She is married to Chris and has two handsome boys, Colton (age 4) and Kyden (age 3).
Paige graduated from Paul Mitchell the School Tampa in 2015. She is certified in EasiHair pro hair extensions and has attended numerous in-salon classes that have refined her skills as a stylist. She has attended Inspiring Champions Champ Camp where she advanced her business skills and learned to better serve her guests with a thorough consultation. Paige is known for her advanced cutting skills and loves creating beautiful dimensional blondes. She is known around the salon for her sarcastic wit and extremely neat color applications. Building relationships with her guests is very important to her and she loves seeing their face light up after being in her chair. Paige is loves relaxing with her husband, TJ, and traveling when she is not working.
Morgan graduated from the Aveda Institute of Clearwater in 2018. She was born and raised in Lakeland and has quickly grown into a blonding and hair extension specialist in the area. Her advanced skills in balayage and foiling have launched her career to incredible heights in her first two years behind the chair. She attended Inspiring Champions Champ Camp to learn how to better serve her guests and grow her business. While at camp, Morgan made the bold choice to join the Soaring Eagles program, a program that holds stylists to high accountability after camp. Morgan gives the utmost care to her guests giving them the latest techniques in blonding and hair extension placement. With her advanced social media skills, she manages the salon’s social media and has grown Cherished Beauty’s following. Ultimately, Morgan loves making others feel their very best. Outside of the salon, she loves spending time with her family, especially her niece and nephews. She also enjoys the beach, shopping and traveling.
Kelly is a certified esthetician and graduated from Artistic Nail and Beauty Academy in 2018. She is certified in NovaLash Lash Extensions, Elleebana Lash Lift and Tint, and Esthetics Academy dermaplaning and Micro Needling. She also does spray tans and customized facials. Kelly loves working in a team environment where there’s a lot of encouragement and support from her team. She loves meeting new guests and helping them to feel relaxed and pampered in her space. When she’s not working, Kelly loves spending time traveling with her husband of 30 years and is proud of her three grown children, Rebecca, Garrett, and Zachary. Kelly and her husband love to go to the beach and venture out on their motorcycle.
JoyBeth comes to our team with 8 years of experience behind the chair. She graduated from Paul Mitchell the School Tampa in 2012. She has attended Sassoon Academy Cutting, Ryder Makeup Labs as well as various cutting, coloring and hair extension classes. She values continued education which is evident in her beautiful work behind the chair. She is very attentive to her guests needs and is known for a thorough color application. She also enjoys working with A Cherished Bride, doing special occasion hair and makeup. Outside of work, JoyBeth enjoys spending time with her husband and two-year-old son, Brixton.
Melissa is the front desk coordinator and personnel manager, aka our daily lifesaver/superhero. Melissa organizes all the schedules for the stylists and guests. Our guests love her friendly demeanor and positive spirit. She goes above and beyond for our guests as well as our team. She has a true servant’s heart and loves to meet the needs of everyone around her. She loves getting to know the guests of the salon and enjoys chatting with them about life. When she’s not working, Melissa enjoys spending time with her husband of 21 years and her sons Andrew (age 21) and Joseph (age 16).
Jessica graduated from Traviss Technical College in 2018. She is known for her superb makeup skills, creative blonding and extension applications. Jessica soared through our protege program after she graduated from TTC and is currently building her book with hair color and blonding guests. Jessica’s attention to detail and deep desire to make her guests feel beautiful have earned her a loyal and devoted clientele. Jessica has attended many in salon education classes as well as Premiere Orlando and has many exciting trainings set for this year! She enjoys spending time with her husband and daughters, Stella (age 4) and newborn Scarlett. She is a musical theater junkie and enjoys singing in her church and acting in community theater.
Cali is the sweetest addition to our team! Her calm presence and incredible scalp/hand massage have quickly made her a guest favorite (I mean, who doesn’t need a killer scalp massage?!). Cali graduated Traviss Technical College in 2011 and is a talented hair colorist, precision haircutter and does an amazing blowout/style. Cali loves to educate you on the proper product usage and gives a styling tutorial every visit in order to help you reach your hair goals! In her time off Cali loves being with her family, including her seriously adorable son, Cash. They love to go to movies and ride all of the latest rollercoasters at the theme parks.
Katie is the newest member of Team Cherished. She is currently attending Traviss Technical College and will graduate just in time for the holidays. Once graduated she will join our team as a member of our protege program. Katie currently works as front desk aid in the evenings and on Saturdays when she is done with school. Our guests have enjoyed getting to know her and her kind, yet spunky spirit. She is a breath of fresh air and a joy to be around! When Katie is not with us or in school she loves spending time with her husband, Tyler. Katie is also a surprisingly talented darts player.
“To be Cherished is to be loved, valued, adored, admired, respected, and so highly regarded.
You were created for this. No other word can capture the essence of your inner beauty
and make it shine through. You, my dear friend, are Cherished.”