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.


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!


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 and has been featured in Modern Salon Magazine. 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!


Head of Education & Cutting Specialist

Free Spirit Professional since: 2022

Rowena offers a unique, couture approach to hair cutting.
Its design principle focuses on an individual’s face and head shape, texture, body proportion, and lifestyle.

She prides herself in having worked for Hatsuko Emdo Japan and instructing at Vidal Sassoon L.A. Academy, her suitability-focused cutting style has been touching many hearts on each and every presentation.

Her work is consistently reviewed in the international fashion network and demanded in many commercial productions including mainstream music videos, runway shows and editorial photo shoots. 

Haircuts designed especially for you


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.


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.


Senior Stylist & Extensions Specialist

Free Spirit Professional since: 2014

Morgan has been in the industry for almost 10 years and specializes in lived-in color and balayage. She is also sew-in extension certified. 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 planting flowers in her garden or playing with her chickens! 

Kristy RIES

Senior Stylist

Free Spirit Professional since: 2021

Acclaimed Master Stylist with 19 years of experience in precision cutting for women, men and children. Internationally trained in London with Toni & Guy specializing in Hair Coloring including Balayage, Color Melting, and the very latest in unique highlighting techniques.

My clients enjoy Blowouts and Hair Styling, Keratin Smoothing/Straightening Treatments & Brow, Lip, and Cheek Waxing. Kristy’s expertise covers Wedding and Fashion, busy Professionals on-the-go, or families of all sizes.
When I am not working my magic in the salon, I am spending time with my two boys, Daniel and Jude, and husband, Christian in Atlanta, Ga.



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!

Cristine Shapiro aka CiCi


Free Spirit Professional since: 2014

Cici has been a member of the Free Spirit Team for 8 years! She has trained and specializes in Bronde Balayage. What does this mean? If you are a brunette and want a natural, lived-in balayage she is for you! 

One thing that she absolutely loves about what she does is building strong connections with her clients and making them feel and look their best. She enjoys working with her clients to create looks that fit them and their daily lives. She is always learning new techniques and product knowledge through continued education every year.

When she is not at the salon, she is hanging out with her their 3 dogs! She enjoys live music, sporting events, and hanging out with family and friends. Get to know Cici more at your next appointment! 



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. 


Senior 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 including being a colorist.

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!

Miranda (Vicky)

Senior 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!



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 of 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!


Jr. Stylist

Free Spirit Professional since: 2018

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.


Jr. Stylist

Free Spirit Professional since: 2018

Jensen has been apart of our team for over 3 years now and has trained under Adrian the whole time. Jensen is constantly pursuing education to keep up with the latest trends. She is excited to create the perfect look for you. 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 traveling, 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!


Jr. Stylist

Free Spirit Professional since: 2019

Chelsea is one of our newest team members 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.



Free Spirit Professional since: 2019

Hayley is a future stylist at Free Spirit Salon.

She is currently a student at the Aveda Institute in Atlanta, GA! Hayley loves doing makeup and bridal hair and LOVES meeting new people!

Find Hayley working alongside Adrian inside the salon.




Free Spirit Professional since: 2021

Aubrey is a future stylist at Free Spirit Salon and recently graduated from The Aveda Institute in Atlanta, GA!

Aubrey puts customer service at the core of everything she does and looks forward to serving each and every person that sits in her chair.

Aubrey is currently training alongside Kim! She looks forward to meeting you!

Support Team


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

Services Coordinator

Free Spirit Professional since: 2018

Evelin is one of our beloved Guest Services Coordinators 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 Manager

Free Spirit Professional since: 2019

Megan has always had an entrepreneurial 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.

Copyright © 2020 Free Spirit Salon | Powered by JustJamie Marketing