Kerrie graduated from John A. Logan with a certificate in Cosmetology.  She is from Southern Illinois, and has been perfecting her talents with over 15 years of experience.  Prior to coming to Genesis Salon and Spa, she worked at HQ in Marion.  She takes pride in making each and every client feel special.  

Her services include all aspects of hair care, manicures and pedicures, which includes acrylic nail enhancements as well as shellac. She stands behind her work and hopes you will be more than delighted with your visit. Kerrie's goal is to ensure complete satisfaction during the time you spend with her at Genesis. Welcome!

Madeline graduated from Southeastern Illinois College in 2014 and received her Esthetics licenses. She has always been passionate about skincare and enjoys educating clients on how to properly care for their skin.

Dermalogica is her professional skincare line of choice. She loves how she can customize each facial to the client’s needs. Along with facials she is certified in advanced body waxing as well as facial waxing. She hopes to bring her expertise to help clients get their desired results.

Angie graduated from Trend Beauty School DuQuoin Campus in 2005.  She began working at Regis in Mt. Vernon for a year, before starting at Egyptian Revival Day Spa in 2006.  She worked there until they closed their doors in August 2013.  While at Egyptian, along with hair, she did manicures, pedicures, facials, body waxing, and body wraps. She was the trainer for Brazilian Blowouts and also one of the trainers for manicures and pedicures. 

She started working for HQ and Company September 2013 until March 2015 where I began my journey at Genesis Salon and Spa.  She strives to give the best service whether it’s hair, manicures, pedicures, and even body waxing.

Ali graduated with her cosmetology certificate in 2006 from John A. Logan.  Aside from working behind the chair as a stylist.  Ali has worked with Professional Salon Concepts with continuing education and Retail. 

She specializes in hair color and haircuts, and enjoys making people feel good and confident with their style.  She loves being creative with clients looks and is a great listener.


My name is Jessica Bryant, the owner of Genesis Salon and Spa.  I moved to Southern Illinois in 1999 and attended Trend Cosmetology school.  After graduating I worked in Carbondale at a high traffic salon for 4 years, managed a salon in Cape Girardeau , and spent 10 years at HQ spa and salon in Marion.  Owning a salon and spa has always been a dream of mine, so after 15 years of working behind the chair I decided to open Genesis!  My goal is to provide a tranquil, relaxing atmosphere for people to come enjoy.  Come meet my staff of extremely qualified specialists who take pride in every service a salon and spa offers.   As the owner, we want our clients to be super-pleased--in fact, absolutely delighted with everything we do.  So all your services come with our ironclad, risk free guarantee.  We stand by our work 100%.  If you ever have any questions or concerns about our work, please call us right away. We look forward to servicing Southern Illinois!



A few words From the Owner

CASETON LUTHY - Licensed Massage Therapist

KODI WRIGHT- Licensed Cosmetologist

Kodi Wright graduated from Studio RLC Cosmetology School.  She is available to do color and haircutting services. 

In the next few months she will also be able to do Brazilian Blow Outs!

TAYLOR PECORD - Licensed Cosmetologist

SARA MCALLISTER - Manager and Licensed Massage Therapist

KAMI FREY - Licensed Cosmetologist

JESSICA BRYANT - Owner and Licensed Cosmetologist

Sara graduated and received her Massage Therapy education from John A. Logan College in 2009.  She has been in the massage therapy profession for 6 years, and strives daily to improve her knowledge and talents for her clients.  Sara has been certified and trained in cold stone migraine massage and face lift massage.  She specializes in deep-tissue massages and injury rehabilitation.

She is passionate about the positive effects of massage therapy on the body and mind.  She can provide sports massages for fatigued, sore muscles, or she can give you an hour of relaxation focused treatment.  

Jennifer received her Cosmetology certification from John A. Logan College.  She has been behind the chair for almost 10 years.  Jennifer's working philosophy is to be realistic with clients needs.  

Her passion includes coloring, foiling, hair cutting, and texturizing.  Jennifer's goal is to make each and every client feel special.

Mayra graduated from John A. Logan with a Cosmetology license in 2002.  She worked in O'Fallon Illinois for 10 years as an Esthetician, and she is ready to work in Southern Illinois!

She has lived in Marion for 6 years now and has waited for a salon and spa to open up close to home.  Skin care is her passion.  She loves making her clients look good and feel relaxed.

Alex went to Marion High School for 4 years, and then worked a few years before attending John A. Logan College to get her cosmetology license.  She has been working as a stylist for 2 years, which has been a blessing and a joy for her.  

She has learned so much in the past 2 years.  Her favorite part of doing hair is coloring, and loves helping her clients feel good about themselves. Her family and husband have been a great support system for her career.  Outside of the salon she enjoys horseback riding, singing at church in the worship band, and taking pictures.

LISA ANGUIANO - Licensed Cosmetologist

KERRIE GRANT - Licensed Cosmetologist

Taylor received her cosmetology license in 2012 after graduating from John A Logan College.  She loves everything about  doing hair and especially enjoys formal styles for events such as weddings, homecoming, and prom.  She is NOVAlash certified since August 2014, and specializes in body waxing.

She is the perfect stylist for events, as she is also a makeup artist and can create a total look for your special events. Taylor can give you a flawless look with her airbrush makeup system.  The thing she loves the most about doing makeup is emphasizing the eyes with false lashes and beautiful color and always enjoys seeing the smile on her clients faces when their look is complete.

Jessica the owner of Genesis Salon and Spa.  She moved to Southern Illinois in 1999 and attended Trend Cosmetology school.  After graduating she worked in Carbondale at a high traffic salon for 4 years, managed a salon in Cape Girardeau , and spent 10 years at HQ spa and salon in Marion.  

Owning a salon and spa has always been a dream of hers, so after 15 years of working behind the chair she decided to open Genesis!

Chelsea graduated from John A. Logan's Cosmetology Program in 2013.  She then went back to John A. Logan for Massage Therapy and graduated in 2014.  

She enjoys giving manicures and pedicures, and is always learning new techniques to further her education in both cosmetology and massage therapy.  Chelsea is excited about being a part of the Genesis team and hopes to bring you satisfaction with all of her services. 

KITTY CAVIN - Licensed Cosmetologist

MAYRA MCHUGH - Licensed Esthetician

LYDIA IMHOFF - Licensed Cosmetologist

CHELSEA PECORD - Licensed Cosmetologist & Licensed Massage Therapist

ALEX DONELSON - Licensed Cosmetologist

ANGIE MISKELLEY - Licensed Cosmetologist

Lydia is a graduate of John A. Logan Cosmetology program.  She went on to continue her education by joining Matrix Professional Haircare and Color Company, managing a salon in Colorado Springs for 3 years.  She is now a Paul Mitchell Signature Colorist and Hair Designer for 4 years running.  She previously worked at HQ and Company.  

Her expertise is in implementing her love of art and color to find the best style, cut, and color based on an individual's hair type and lifestyle.  With nearly a decade of artistry, experience and extended education, Lydia's philosophy in caring for her clients is fun, simple, and honest: "I love giving hair the dimension, texture, and pop it deserves!"

Drayah graduated from John A Logan in 2011 and received her Cosmetology License. Now with 4 years of work experience behind the chair, she is enjoying her growing clientele in the Southern Illinois region. She enjoys learning new trends in hairdressing and is always growing in her profession.

She is a certified Brazilian Blowout Technician and specializes in color, cutting, facial waxing, makeup, and formal styling. Making people feel confident and beautiful is her goal. She hopes to make a connection with each client and this is what fuels her passion for hair. She has come a long way from when she started Cosmetology training in 2011, bringing fashion forward styles to her clients.

MADELINE MASON - Licensed Esthetician

JENNIFER SWEAT - Licensed Cosmetologist

Kami graduated with her Cosmetology Certification from John A Logan College in 2000. She has worked in a spa environment for years and had previously managed a salon in Nashville, Tennessee. She loves color, hair cutting, special event styling and is certified in Brazilian Blowout. She also enjoys waxing and skincare.

She loves being creative and strives to give each client the style that is perfect for them, while making each of them feel comfortable and stylish at the same time. She loves getting to know her clients and building a relationship to better understand their needs and desires for their look.

Kitty brings over 26 years of experience to the Genesis Team.  She has extensive training in color as well as haircuts and styling.  She has completed many advanced courses including The Advanced Educational program with Jamison Shaw Hairdressers. 

Education is Kitty's passion as she is always looking for growth in her field.  She also loves helping fellow stylists and believes mentoring each other is the key to success.  But at the end of the day it is her clients that hold her heart.  Amazing customer service is what she strives for, and when the client walks out feeling amazing she knows she has done her job!

Lisa graduated from cosmetology school in 1999. She has worked at several different salons in Southern Illinois. 

She loves doing hair and nails, and specializes in acrylics. 

ALI HOLMAN - Licensed Cosmetologist

DRAYAH HILL - Licensed Cosmetologist