Joe Chesbro

Owner/Redken Artist/Stylist
Joe Chesbro has always been an artist. It was in 1998 that he realized that hair is just another medium to create art. He and his wife Anne opened Image Empire Salon in 1999 with great sucess. In 2000 Joe became an educator for Redken 5th Avenue NYC and is a Certified Design Artist traveling around the country sharing his knowledge of hair cutting and inspiring stylists from around the world in salons and from stages at educational hair shows. He set his sites on Corn Hill in Rochester and opened Platinum Salon in 2015 attracting a team of amazing hairdressers to join him.

 

Joe’s career as a stylist has afforded him many opportunities including tours with Allure magazine, having his work published in Rochester Magazine, interviews with Insider Magazine where he was featured as a trend spotter, working as a stylist and image consultant on movie sets, styling hair for Rochester’s Fashion Week, and attending numerous international trainings.

 

As Platinum Salon’s Artistic Director, Joe is continuing his desire to educate and inspire. It has always been his belief that his growth as a stylist is accelerated by pushing himself to help others develop their own skills. It has also been his philosophy that in order to be a great educator, he must be a great stylist to his clients first.

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Megan McVeigh

Hair Artist
Megan’s knowledge of hairdressing is extensive. Always needing to know the “why” behind all that she puts forth, she devours information to find her answers. This knowledge is apparent in her work behind the chair. Her execution is flawless and her results always on point. Her youthful perspective brings a fresh energy to the Platinum Team. Book with her in advance as she is becoming one of our most sought after talents.

 

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Anne Chesbro

Owner/Redken Artist/Stylist

Anne is co-owner of Platinum Salon and a Color Certified Redken Artist. She followed her passion into the industry in 1993 and was an instant success. Anne opened her first salon Image Empire with her husband Joe in 1999. She began to work for Redken 5th Avenue NYC in 2000 as an educator specializing in color. Her job with Redken gave her the opportunity to travel all over the country to share her knowledge and inspire stylists from around the world. Anne also does editorial work and has had her work published in several magazines. Her experience and knowledge has made her one of the most sought after stylists in Rochester. If you want to find out what all the hype is about book your appointment with her now!

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Amanda Fox

Hair & Makeup Artist
From early on, our newest artist Amanda has always been very artistically inclined and quick to excel at new teachings. She found that concentrating on art throughout most of her education helped her develop her unique and personal expression, which contributes to her wonderful personality and confidence behind the chair here at PLATINUM.

 

After a short stint at college, where she majored in Graphic Design with a Fine Art concentration, Amanda realized that the traditional college path was just not for her. After careful consideration, she decided to take her artistic ability and express it through the mediums of hair and makeup. It was then that she realized her true passion for the industry, and made it her goal to experience everything she could in order to be well rounded in all areas.

 

Amanda completed her training at Continental School of Beauty, and she left the program with incredibly high regards from all of her instructors. While completing her training at Continental, Amanda also found her new home here with us and quickly settled into the role of Salon Coordinator, eager to soak up all of the knowledge her new teammates had to share. Now that Amanda has graduated and become a licensed stylist, her natural talent and innate eye for detail are guaranteed to take her career to great places, so book with her now before she fills up!

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Brianna Doyle

Associate Stylist

Brianna’s youthful energy is contagious in the salon. She pays attention to everything that is current and trending in fashion, hair, and makeup and incorporates it into her work. She is the newest addition to our team and is already proving herself behind the chair as a stylist to watch! She has received extensive training and is taking new clients, so take advantage of her associate pricing while it lasts.

Gabriella Cutrara

Hair Artist
Gabriella comes to Platinum with eleven years of experience in the beauty industry.  Gabriella was inspired to be a stylist by one of the owners Joe and his wife Anne when they spoke at Gabriella’s school as Redken Platform Artists and lit a fire in her that sparked her career.

 

She found that her strength was in finding each person’s individual style and using her abilities to create a look for them that accentuates all of their best features.  Gabriella finds beauty in the world around her through vivid colors and bold shapes that she brings to the salon as an inspiration to create her guests vision.  Her love of hair brought her to places such as being an educator for Tigi and through the advanced education training with Aveda.

 

Gabriella loves the challenge of new color and reinventing a color for clients. When she is not kicking ass behind the chair, she loves to travel and experience the worlds many cultures and see all of the beautiful people in them. Gabriella is in high demand so set up your appointment now to secure your spot with her!

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Teriann Bassett

Hair Artist
Teriann has the beauty industry in her DNA.  After her career accounting with John Deere left her uninspired, Teriann decided to follow her father into hairdressing.  Twelve years ago Teriann joined the creative world of hairdressing knowing that she belonged here all along.

 

She is inspired by simple styles that are classic and beautiful.  Having curly hair herself makes her an expert in coloring, cutting and styling curly hair.  Teriann also has an eye for special occasion up-styles.  She finds the challenge of taking a picture of a style and making it come to life for a bride or special event personally rewarding. With her desire to understand everything that life brings her way, she found herself at the Zen Center and discovered meditation. Finding her center opened up new ways to for her to connect with her guests on another level.

 

She found that her understanding of a person’s inner beauty unlocked her ability to deliver a service that transforms them to their fullest potential. Schedule an appointment with Teriann and you will not be disappointed!

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