The Salon team work under the entrepreneurial leadership of Richard and Nancy Cherry.
Their biography includes global tours including Europe and Asia, providing hair workshops and fashion styling tips. Having worked in Denmark helping to forward new teaching programmes, they have recently received inspirational teaching awards, and been involved in the latest 'excellent' Ofsted reports.
They previously gained experience whilst working with celebrity stylists; Andrew Jose, Peter Lunn, David Drew, Damien Carney and Paul Falltrick, to name but a few, and also performing stage work at Salon International and charity hair events.
Richard and Nancy’s passion is to help raise industry standards of skills and knowledge to create a salon feeling of excellence and enjoyment where clients can have confidence in all stylists and the services provided.
Salon Director / Tutor / Assessor
Sam is a bubbly, fun all rounder with good technical skills and a broad smile. She is fully qualified having gained her NVQ Level 2 and 3, her A1 Assesors Award and PTTLS. Working with Becky to manage the salon to deliver the best possible service.
Salon Director / Tutor/ Assessor
Becky is qualified to Level 3 in hairdressing and has completed her Assessors awards. Becky is a very bubbly member of the team and enjoys colouring. Working with Sam to manage the salon to deliver the best possible service.
Flo is fully qualified in NVQ2 & NVQ3 in Hairdressing and has completed her A1 Assessors Award to enable her to develop her career further.
Karen is a naturally talented star who is building her skills and experience fast. Karen is qualified to NVQ L3 and completed her A1 Assessors awards.
Josh is qualified to Level 3 in Hairdressing, specialising in gents cutting and styling. With his good customer service skills, Josh is always happy to help with your hair needs.
You will see Libby helping around the salon, shampooing clients and taking on reception duties. Now fully qualified to Level 2 in Hairdressing, she'll soon be starting to build her own client base within the salon.
Jade has recently finished her Level 3 in Hairdressing, now concentrating on her A1 Assessors Award, she will be based in Torquay and Exeter as an assistant tutor through the week and in Torquay salon at the weekend.
A former salon owner; Iris’s organised and passionate nature means all learning programmes are structured and interesting. Fully qualified, her skills and knowledge constantly assist the development of our Instructors and Assessors. Her qualifications include:
C&G Advanced studies in Hairdressing
C&G NVQ2 in Hairdressing
C&G Level 4 Cert - Internal Verification Award
C&G NVQ3 in Training & Development
Tutor / Assessor
Professional and personable, Claire is an experienced assessor and passionate about students. She is a natural teacher, fully qualified having gained NVQ Level 3 and A1 Assessors Awards plus the 7407 teaching qualification.
Paul’s experience and knowledge of our industry and its key players, makes him vital for our product support and business advice.
PA to Principal and Director of Training
Chances are that when contacting the E-Hair Academy office, you will be greeted by Lynn, PA to the Principal and Director of Training. Lynn brings her experienced organisational skills and personable nature to be able to assist you with all your enquiries.
Tutor / Assessor/ Employer Engagement
Previously having been a Salon Supervisor, Kate is a motivated Trainer who is well known for her enthusiastic approach. A students’ favourite, Kate is currently looking after Work Based Assessment and is, of course, fully qualified.