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Berkley - Owner

I thought Groove Jet Salon + Spa would be the perfect fit for me since I am a princess in my own right, and all about beauty, pampering and attention. I can’t think of a better business to be a part of than a business whose sole purpose is to help you enjoy these same pleasures. I am very picky and constantly implore the staff to do better by you. If you ever wish to relay suggestions or comments to the owner, e-mail me at Berkley@GrooveJetSalon.com

Brandy - Manager, Stylist, Salon Educator

Brandy came to Groove Jet Salon in 2005.  She is a self-proclaimed obsessive-compulsive perfectionist, who puts the "cute" in acute attention to detail. She believes that hair should be functional, while complimenting each individual guest. Brandy loves working with all textures of hair.  Her coloring is all about beautiful natural creations: fresh, current and spicy. And is most known for her gorgeous Balayage and Hair Painted guests. She's drawn to classic shapes and strong, clean lines, finding inspiration from all eras but always creating a modern twist with her straight razor. And she firmly believes “If you don’t look at history, you have no future”, always celebrating the fundamentals of hairdressing. She also loves to give her guests the hair they dream of -- being a certified Hair Dreams Extensionist and certified in Bio Ionic’s Retex and Kerasmooth straightening systems.

Brandy is addicted to going to Bumble & bumble University in NYC and attends workshops bi-yearly to keep fine-tuning her techniques and developing her eye for detail.  And looks forward to joining Bumble and bumble backstage for NYFW S/S 2016.

Brandy is our resident Bumble & bumble Network Educator, as well as Bio Ionic Educator and helps our apprentices to become talented stylists.  She feels sharing information with others deepens her understanding of the information she is teaching. 
Elyssa Elyssa - Apprentice Stylist, Nail Technician

Elyssa is a recent graduate from the college of Wilmington. She is beginning her journey in the hair business and enjoying all the lessons this business offers. She loves doing hair because she loves having the opportunity to make someone have their dream look. Elyssa believes your hair is a great way to express yourself and she can't wait to help people with that beautiful form of expression!
Emily
Emily - Stylist

Emily is a new to the Wilmington area, but not new to the world of hair and beauty!  After graduating from Paul Mitchell the School in 2008, she quickly found a Bumble and bumble exclusive salon to call home.  It was there that she expanded her knowledge of hair color and cutting. From pixies to bobs to long layered looks, she truly enhoys seeking the best cut suitable to face shape and lifestyle. Coloring hair ranging from natural looks to pops of vibrate hues, Emily has no preference in the spectrum of colors.

She loves working with brides and women celebrating special events.  She adores creating updos, special makeup and precise spray tanning, making her guest feel and look beautiful for their important function.


Emily began her hair career in Connecticut.  She was fortunate to be close to NYC where she was able to partake in many Bumble and bumble University classes and attend multiple hair and makeup shows.  Emily prides herself on keeping current on education and the latest trends.  

When not at the salon, Emily enjoys spending time with her family and friends!  She loves to travel and visit new places. She also loves cooking and baking.  Creativity is top on her list!
JC

Jaime-Colleen - Massage Therapist

Whether you are looking to simply relax with a Swedish style,  tap into the power of Hot Stones, enjoy the grace and energy of Thai Yoga massage or benefit from focused Deep Tissue, J.C.'s mindset is one of comfort and compassion, along with education and ease.  She prides herself on her fireball energy and dedication to the ancient craft of Massage Therapy and she would love to share her passion about the healing power of touch with you.

Originally from Salt Lake City, JC has traveled and lived all over the USA, from NYC to San Diego.  But she has chosen to put down roots in Wilmington to enjoy the prettiest sunsets anywhere in the country and relax in the slow, southern charm, which won her over.

In JC’s spare time, you might find her romping around with her big, goofy dog Cooley, or reading one of the many comic books in her collection, sewing or knitting up a storm, or whipping up something yummy to eat (she was a pastry chef before becoming a MT).  How perfect for Groove Jet to have this gypsy settle down with us!
Kim

Kimberly - Stylist

Kim has been in the beauty industry since 2003. During this time, she has been a stylist in salons throughout the country. She has experience in editorial work for photography, videography and runway, but finds she is first and foremost a 'behind-the-chair’ stylist because of the connection she is able to make with her guests. She loves to collaborate with them to design the look they’re after to suit their lives and personality.
 

A natural artist, she was drawn to the beauty industry because it allows her to use her creativity for a practical purpose. Kim is originally from the Northeast, but is a Belle at heart and feels she’s finally found her true home here in Wilmington, where she is inspired by both the grace and flow of ocean and the urban yet historic feel of the downtown community. For women, her behind-the-chair forte is creating beachy highlights with natural, flowing layers. She is adept at both foil highlighting and free-hand techniques, such as balayage. Kim also has expertise and advanced training in men’s styling and truly appreciates and enjoys her male clientele.  

When she's not at work, Kim spends a lot of time with her family.  She also has a passion for fitness and finds creative expression through yoga. Kim strongly believes true beauty radiates from within - both physically and spiritually.
Lee

Lee - Stylist

A native from Pembroke, NC, Lee graduated from Cape Fear Community College's Cosmetology Program in 2011.  In 2014, he moved to Boone, NC but returned to Wilmington in December 2016. After working all over the state, he is thrilled to be back in Wilmington and to be part of The Jets at Groove Jet Salon + Spa. With hopes of being an educator, he feels he found a home in the salon, surrounded by talented educators.

He is passionate about understanding what guests truly need and enhancing their appearance to suit their look, lifestyle, and personal preferences.  His communication and professional skills allow him to interact closely with guests and cultivate their faith in him.  Lee is honest, friendly, and motivated in all facets of the beauty industry - particularly with men's grooming and natural hair.

In his free time away from behind the chair, Lee enjoys nature, music, photography, camping and cooking up delicious meals!


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