Meet Our Designers
Taylor Sites is the newest member of our team! She graduated from Paul Mitchell the School Toledo with "texture honors". Taylor enjoys doing color, styling, and nails!
Shelby Smith has worked at A Cut Above for a little over a year! She is the Queen of Balayage highlighting (freehand hair painting), and excels in creative color, and airbrush makeup! Shelby also offers hair cuts, wedding and formal styles, manicures, pedicures, waxing, and spray tans.
Bo Underwood has been with A Cut Above for almost three years! She specializes in weddings styles and pedicures, but she also offers hair cuts, color, and waxing. In her free time, Bo enjoys spending time with her boyfriend, friends, and family, going on walks, hunting, fishing, and shopping.
Christa Messmer is our outstanding nail tech! She has held an Ohio State Cosmetology Managing Manicurist license since 1995, and has been doing nails for 22 years. Christa specializes in sculpting acrylic nails, gel/shellac manicures, Slick Pour manicures, and spa manicures and pedicures. Christa loves meeting new people and learning their lifestyles and expectations of our salon. She loves pampering people to relieve stress and making people feel extraordinary!
Jessica Yeater offers many different services at A Cut Above including hair cuts, specialty color, updo's and styles, permanent straighteners and perms, airbrush and regular makeup, spray tan, waxing, manicures, pedicures, facials, and stone massage. At work, Jessica really enjoys meeting new people, learning from and about her clients, and being a listener when they need someone to talk to. Her favorite part about her job is having the opportunity to make people feel good about themselves.
Emily Steen has been with A Cut Above for 20 years. She specializes in creative color and precision hair cutting for women, men, and children. Some of her other talents include custom hair extensions, formal styles, manicures, pedicures, waxing, and permanent straightening.
Pat Burks is a hairdresser with over 40 years of experience who specializes in innovative color, precision cutting, facial analysis, style personalization, and custom hair extensions. She also does waxing and permanent straightening.
Kelly Giacalone has been working at A Cut Above for 25 years and has owned it for 13 years. In that 13 years her and her husband have expanded the business into double it's size and made it the area's largest upscale salon and spa. Most recently added to the business is event decorating and rentals. See the event decorating and rentals information under "more" and the picture under our "photo gallery"! At A Cut Above, Kelly offers cuts, color, perms, waxing, and event decorating and rentals.
Over the course of 2012 and early 2013, our salon embarked on an ambitious mission to upgrade and expand our existing facilities, and to improve upon our goal of being the most innovative salon in our community.