Meet The Team

We work as a team with a creative mix of expertise and heart. Our stylists are highly trained and passionate about the style and design of hair. As an Award-Winning Hair Color Salon, we take pride in Education to provide the latest trends in Hair Salon Services.

Clients come to us for THE HAIR COLOR…
They come back because of THE EXPERIENCE!

Sherita Cherry

Salon Owner/Color Educator/Artistic Director

After receiving my degree from Clark-Atlanta University, I knew that my God-given talent was to be a Hair Stylist. Styling hair was a trade that I had taken in high school and have always enjoyed, but I strongly believe in higher learning therefore, I was determined to complete college and open my own beauty salon. I have spent many years gaining extensive training in product knowledge, customer care, and hair styling under the tutelage of beauty icon, Carol Morrow. With a versatile flair and phenomenal creativity, I bring to you the best in customer service, custom blending hair color and trendsetting cuts and styles. I am honored to have a salon team that are committed to making our salon clients our FIRST PRIORITY. Education is a top priority in our salon culture and every stylists is trained to give the latest trends in hair coloring and cutting.

Mercede Hightower

Artisic Hair Stylist/Hair Colorist/Educational Director

Mercede is excited to help our salon team with the education and deliver a great experience to our salon guests. She received her master cosmetology license as an apprentice under the tutelage of salon owner, Sherita Cherry. With over 10 years experience in the beauty industry, Mercedes has mastered creative hair color techniques and has a creative spin on textured hair. Her creativity and attention to detail makes her one of our most experienced designers whether it’s chemically relaxed, thermal straightening or natural texture. She is passionate about hair cutting and coloring and she blends them both creating signature masterpiece hair designs. From sassy short to classic bobs, her ability to take texture and add a color cocktail to create dimension has allowed her clients more versatility with their natural texture. Whether it is a Silk-Press or a natural hair twist her spin on TEXTURE makes her a versatile stylist. For a spin on your texture schedule your reservation with Mercede today. For more info about Mercede visit

Nicky Ross

Master Designer/Hair Colorist

Nicky has spent her entire career at Genesis Hair Art starting as an intern, under the tutelage of Sherita Cherry. With over 10 years of experience in the beauty industry, she has perfected her skills in hair cutting and hair color and is now named a “certified” hair
colorist at Genesis Hair Art. Her creative hair color techniques and sassy haircuts leave salon clients feeling confident and flawless. From the classic Bob to a sexy, chic, pixie cut you can be
confident that your salon experience will be memorable. To have your hair as your “MANE” accessory schedule your reservation with Nicky she is sure to have you showing all of your pearly whites.

Sunceray “Sunni” Rhymes

Brow Specialist/Master Stylist

Sunni is a graduate of Empire Beauty School in Chicago, Ill. It was there when she discovered her passion for Brow Shaping. She trained under the tutelage of Occhi Lash and Brow Studio before relocating to Atlanta. Hitting the city as a “Triple Threat” specializing in Brows Shaping, Natural Hair and Hair Weaving services; Sunni is truly a Perfectionist. While maintaining her client’s healthy hair she still finds time to make wigs, hair pieces and create hair color for hair weaving bundles. Her ability to work with medium to long hair she puts a spin on Silk Press/Blow Outs. We love that she can blend hair services and Brow Shaping. When making Hair services- Be sure to reserve BOTH Hair and Brow Shaping services-or you will be subject to wait in line.

Theron Patterson

Master Stylist/Natural Textures Specialist

Theron began her career in 1997. She provides excellent hair care tips, amazing customer service, while catering to her client’s beauty needs. Specializing in natural hair textures and relaxed hair-her creativity has expanded to create signature hair designs infused with our signature color techniques. She is amazing creating versatile protective styles paying close attention to detail while maintaining healthy hair with her salon guests.

D'Angelo Richardson

Master Stylist

D’Angelo is a graduate from Empire Beauty School. Specializing in healthy hair has given him an edge in silk press and blowouts. He is also a master in hair extensions and believes that a great braid foundation is the secret to any hair weaving technique.

Ashley Dawson

Senior Stylist

Ashley is a graduate of Aveda Institute and begin her career as an Intern at our salon. She completed GHA training program under the tutelage of Sherita Cherry and our Educational Director, Mercede Hightower. Specializing in Silk Blow Outs has allowed her to expand her services to hair color services and natural styles. We are excited to see her expand her career here with us.


Nail Care Specialist

Erica is a graduate of Int’l School of Skin and Nails in Atlanta. She provides acrylic/natural nail and pedicure services. Her creativity with nail designs is her signature service. Because of her high demand, we request that you schedule a reservation while receiving hair services. All services can be provided while clients are under the dryer.

Sharonda Johnson

Body Wax Specialist

Sharonda has over 15yrs. experience as an Esthetician. She began specializing in hair removal services and received her training under one of the top Waxing Salons in Atlanta. We are excited to offer hair removal services to our salon guests. Due to a high demand, we request that you schedule your reservation on line now or during your salon visit-put your name on the list at Front Desk and enjoy our Wax Lounge for your hair removal services.

Kwame Maybank

Senior Stylist

Kwame is a graduate of Empire Beauty College in Morrow, Ga. With over 10 yrs. experience, he specializes in Silk Blow Outs, Hair Weaving (frontals/closures) and hair color services on medium to long hair. Currently, he offers special promotions on Sundays and Mondays. If you have to get “The Look” for the week -grab a weekend reservation,  otherwise come during the week to “Get Fabulous”!!