Adrian
Gutierrez

Artistic Director

Free Spirit Professional since: 1995

Adrian Gutierrez Free Spirit Professional since: 1995 Artistic Director Adrian has been with the salon for 24 years and has been its Artistic Director and an advanced educator for the many years. His dedication and relentless pursuit of bettering his craft has led him to being a 2020 NAHA Finalist and has taken him globally to such institutes as The Vidal Sassoon advanced training academy in London as well as to many across the United States. He has also been featured in numerous publications including Inspire and Modern Salon and was recently selected to participate on The Ted Gibson Artistic Team at New York’s Fashion Week. We look forward to many more years of his leadership and passion in Free Spirit Salon.

Victor
Gallardo

Master Stylist

Free Spirit Professional since: 1995

Victor is a Sr. Stylist and Owner at Free Spirit Salon. He has a deep passion for hair and loves the opportunity to put a smile on someone’s face. He loves teaching and one of his favorite parts of the salon is watching members of our staff grow both personally and professionally. He loves that the industry is constantly evolving and that there is exceptional education available to artists today. Outside of the salon you can find Victor on the lake fishing. Victor was born in Key West, Fl and is a fluent Spanish speaker!

Hyo
Kim
(Kim)

Master Stylist

Free Spirit Professional since: 2007

Kim is a Sr. Stylist at Free Spirit Salon and has been with us for 12 years. She is extremely passionate about her work and loves the opportunity to customize each client’s hair.  She goes above and beyond to further her education by attending classes all over the country. Kim has been fortunate enough to be a part of New York Fashion Week. She is also an educator within our salon and helps to take our new talent from good to great! Outside of the salon you can find her hiking with her dog or playing with her 2 cats- she is an animal lover! She also speaks fluent Korean!

Farzaneh
Mokhtari
(Farzi)

Senior Stylist

Free Spirit Professional since: 2009

Ever since Farzi was a child in Iran, she has aspired and dreamed about being a hair stylist. When she moved to America in 2002 she promised herself that she was going to fulfill her dream and become a professional hair stylist. Farzi has done just that at Free Spirit Salon. She works hard to make her clients happy and comfortable and provides top notch customer service. She loves the industry because of the people she gets to meet. She loves that she can hear many stories and make close friends along the way. Outside of the salon you can find Farzi with her three beautiful children, cooking, or helping at her church.

Elena
Abramyan

Senior Stylist

Free Spirit Professional since: 2012

Aside from being amazing at everything she does, Elena is our Updo queen and specializes in bridal hair and specialty styling. Elena prides herself on constant education. She is continuously looking to enhance her cutting and coloring skills by travelling to places like California, New York, and Europe to learn from the best. She is extremely close to her family and can be found embracing them every minute she is not at the salon. She also speaks both Russian and English. Before getting into the hair industry, she worked in the fashion industry. She can still always be found wearing a cute, stylish outfit.

Morgan
Hall

Senior Stylist

Free Spirit Professional since: 2014

Morgan always knew that she wanted to have a profession where she could help others and express herself. Therefore, she chose the hair industry and hasn’t looked back since. She is a fantastic colorist and can help you with any of your color, highlighting, or balayage needs. She loves to keep up with current trends in the industry and thinks it is so fun to track the changes in the industry through social media. Outside of work you can find her doing CrossFit, hiking with her dogs, or participating in obstacle races.

Cristine Shapiro aka CiCi

Stylist

Free Spirit Professional since: 2014

Do you love art, decorating, travel, and great conversation? CiCi is your girl! Cici actually went to art school before pursuing hair! She loves to do color and the challenge of a good men’s haircut She loves to build trusting relationships with each client and goes above and beyond to make each guest feel like family. Outside of work you can find CiCi watching Sci-Fi or hanging out with her family!

Kelly
Landmesser

Stylist

Free Spirit Professional since: 2014

Kelly joined Free Spirit Salon in 2014 and has since grown to be an integral part of our team. She decided to get into the hair industry because she loves to help people realize how beautiful they are! Kelly is always striving to keep up with the trends in industry by attending education both inside and outside of the salon regularly. Outside of the salon, you can find Kelly travelling the world, hanging out with her family, or playing with her dog! Did you know that Kelly believes she is a Disney Princess? Ask her about it next time you are in the Salon

Adriana
Gonzalez

Stylist

Free Spirit Professional since: 1991

Adriana has been with Free Spirit Salon since our inception in 1995 and has generously helped in many facets of the salon. Adriana has a passion for coloring hair, which began early on in her career. Since then, she prides herself in helping others to experience her passion for color. She loves to make people feel beautiful and loves the idea of getting to create new looks for clients. Outside of work you can find Adriana watching movies or singing shows on TV!

Victoria
Miranda (Vicky)

Stylist

Free Spirit Professional since: 1996

Vicky obtained her cosmetology license in New York and worked in an upscale, well- known salon prior to moving to Georgia. She loves the art behind doing hair and that it allows her to work with her hands every day. She always strives for excellence with her clients and loves to create a great experience. Vicky loves to cut hair and specializes in doing men’s cuts and women with short hair! Outside of work you can find her in her garden, building something, or with her family!

Coley
Cohen

Stylist

Free Spirit Professional since: 2007

Coley is one of the most passionate and happy people you will ever meet! Her passion and love for hair shows in every client that she does. She was inspired to get into the hair industry because of the artistry. She loves to create customized art for each of her guests to wear! Coley is always looking to learn and loves the education that she receives at Free Spirit Salon. Outside off work you can find Coley spending time with her 3 kids, painting, reading, or nerding out over history.  She is also learning ASL to better communicate with her deaf son and the community. If she did not do hair she would be a historian or own a book shop!

Amanda
England

Jr. Stylist

Free Spirit Professional since: 2016

Amanda is our red head beauty! She loves the opportunity to use what she does to help boost confidence in others. She loves to educate her clients on how to style and keep their hair healthy. Ask her any “Hair How To” questions. She loves both cutting and coloring and would love to recommend a fun, new color for you. Outside of the salon you can find Amanda decorating, baking, or spending time with her family. Are you a cat lover? Amanda is your gal because she is too!

Caitlin
Scanlon

Jr. Stylist

Free Spirit Professional since: 2020

Caitlin always wanted a career where she can express herself and be creative, all while helping people look and feel their best. She is a lover of color, balayage, and highlights. Outside of work you can find Caitlin tapping into her creativity by decorating her new home, hanging out with her twin sister, or walking her dog.

Chelsea
Stallings

Jr. Stylist

Free Spirit Professional since: 2019

Chelsea is our newest team member but not new to the industry. She has been making people feel beautiful through hair for 6 years. Chelsea became interested in hair when she started cutting her barbies at age 5 and has never stopped since then. She loves color and highlights. She is extremely focused and dedicated to making every client happy! Outside of work you can find Chelsea painting watercolors, cooking, eating sushi, or snuggling her dog.

Maria Barrenche

Jr. Stylist

Free Spirit Professional since: 2020

Maria was inspired to get into the hair industry because of the opportunity to make people feel good. She loves the rewarding feeling of creating beautiful looks with people’s hair. She is passionate about highlighting and coloring. She looks forward to continuing her education and growing within the salon. Outside of work you can find Maria singing or watching YouTube videos to continue learning new techniques. A few fun facts about Maria: She is the only leftie in the salon and she has a business degree from KSU! Go Owls! She also speaks both English and Spanish!

Jensen Matthews

Associate

Free Spirit Professional since: 2020

To quote Jensen “ this industry is all about empowering others and yourself, learning something new every day, authenticity, healing others, and having fun which is the perfect mix of all of my core values in life.” She is the person that can always put a smile on your face. The salon has become her happy place where she can do what she loves around people that she loves. Outside of work you can find Jensen travelling, meditating, doing yoga, doing makeup, or playing with her dogs. Fun Facts about Jensen: She was a dancer for 16 years and can do a cartwheel with no hands! She also loves wigs, makeup, photography, and videography!

Jan
TSENG

Associate

Free Spirit Professional since: 2020

Jan is a future stylist at Free Spirit Salon. She was inspired to get into the hair industry because she loved to cut and style her daughter’s hair. When she moved to the US she turned her passion into a career. She is very attentive to her client’s needs and looks forward to making people happy. She loves working at Free Spirit Salon because of the people and the environment she gets to work in. Outside of the salon, you can find Jan listening to all different types of music or working to get 10,000 steps on her Fitbit. She also speaks English and Taiwanese.

Support Team

Shadi
K

Senior Guest
Services Coordinator

Free Spirit Professional since: 2006

Shadi has been a dedicated and beloved Sr. Guest Services Coordinator at Free Spirit Salon for 14 years. She is well-known for her kind, willing spirit and works hard to help make clients happy! Shadi says that her favorite part about working at Free Spirit Salon is “Meeting and interacting with all of our clients.” It is her goal to ensure guests have the best possible experience in our salon from the moment you call to book your appointment until you walk out looking and feeling fabulous! Outside of work Shadi loves to learn new languages. She currently speaks three languages and is working to learn her fourth right now!

Evelin Caballero

Guest
Services Coordinator

Free Spirit Professional since: 2018

Evelin is one of our beloved Guest Services Coordinator at Free Spirit Salon. She was born in Mexico and raised in Atlanta, GA. She is bilingual in English and Spanish. She loves that she gets to get dressed-up every morning and meet new people every day. Outside of work you can find Evelin making homemade candles, hiking, or watching movies on Netflix.

Megan Presswood

Salon Coordinator

Free Spirit Professional since: 2020

Megan has always had an entrepreneur mind and a passion for business. She joined the salon in September of 2019 with her sights set on increasing marketing, recruitment, and client experience efforts. She has a degree in Business Administration and a concentration in Marketing from Georgia Tech. Outside of work you can find Megan working out, enjoying the outdoors, or hanging out with her family.
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