Amy Hemnes (owner) When asked for a reason that she loves her job, Amy responded “being a hairdresser reminds me of childhood slumber parties. I get to play with hair styles and talk with my friends!” Amy is very warm and welcoming, and she loves to make people feel and look beautiful. Since starting her career in 2001, Amy has attended advanced training in New York City at Bumble and bumble U several times. She enjoys holding classes within the salon to learn new techniques and become inspired. When Amy isn’t at Plum, she loves camping in her trailer with her husband, two children, and Boston terrier. She also plays one mean game of charades.
Glenda Berenden (owner) Making her clients feel great about themselves is one of Glenda’s favorite things about hairstyling. She has been in the business of beauty since 2002. During this time, Glenda has had the opportunity to train at Bumble and bumble U in New York, incorporate the Bb culture into her own salon, and continue to build client relationships. She always listens to clients’ needs and exceeds their expectations. Glenda’s many loyal clients appreciate her creativity and attention to detail. She and her husband love traveling, outdoor activities, and spending time with their sons,twin girls, family and friends.
Leslie Norris - Leslie joined Plum Hair Studio in 2009. She really enjoys creating special occasion styles for weddings, proms, and other events. Leslie has become our resident wedding specialist, going on site throughout the summer, and heading up our team for large wedding parties in the salon. Leslie is a great listener, and always strives to give her clients a comfortable and relaxing experience. Her clients will tell you that they have never had such a great shampoo service. That really is everyone’s “favorite part”. When Leslie isn’t working hard at Plum, she enjoys decorating her house, spending time with her husband and daughter, and spoiling her cats.
Sara Salisbury - Sara joined Plum Hair Studio in 2009. She graduated from a Paul Mitchell partner school in Mt. Vernon in 2008. Starting out part-time, Sara quickly gained a loyal following and has now been working full time. She loves working with color and creating new looks for her clients. Sara always tries to go beyond clients’ needs and give them a relaxing experience. She is a great listener, and is happy to give suggestions and advice. On her days off, Sara loves to camp with her husband, two kids and dogs.
Leila Halbert- Leila specializes in barbering and does hot shaves. She also loves giving her female clients fresh looks with fun color and fabulous haircuts. She also offers hair extensions. She changes her own hair about every other week. In her free time, Leila loves to sing with her dad at local venues and hanging out with friends. Check out her Instagram hair.by.leila
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Brooklyn Matthysse- She first began doing hair in 2011 and wanted to be a hair stylist as long as she can remember. Building relationships and making clients feel beautiful is what she is drawn to. When Brooklyn is not at the salon she is spending time preferably outdoors with her husband and puppy. As well as running a lifestyle blog called Coastal Muse Blog.
Kenna Drost- She has wanted to do hair since she was little. Kenna loves making clients feel special and building relationships with them. Plum is the perfect place to do that! Her absolute favorite is updos and bridal styling. When she’s not at the salon, she likes to hang out with family and friends. Check out her Instagram @kenna’shairkreations