About Us

Your Trusted Hair Salon Since 2013

Maven Salon in Lynchburg is a hub for Paul Mitchell-trained hairstylists and cosmetologists. Led by owner Mallory Evans, the Maven team is committed to providing you with a remarkable color (or haircut) through its dynamic combination of style and service. With a combined 30+ years of experience in their field, the Maven stylists deliver the styles you crave. Let the ladies at Maven Salon prepare your hair for your next wedding, prom, or special occasion.

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Elizabeth Hill

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Elizabeth has been in the hair industry for 7 years. She loves creating lived-in-looks with textured cuts and balayages, as well as creating wild fantasy colors. She is a proud wife and mom of two beautiful children - Bella and Ace. She is a firm believer in the importance of traveling to experience new people and cultures. Some countries she has visited include South Africa, Spain, Germany, France, El Salvador, Italy and England. She plans on taking many more trips with her family in the future. 

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Ashley Speck

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Ashley graduated from Paul Mitchell the School Roanoke in October of 2019. She thrives off of interacting with guests and making them feel confident. Blondes and vivids are her favorite, but she loves everything in between as well.  She has one calico cat named Pumpkin.

Amber Krapf

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Salon Assistant

After a brief sabbatical, Amber rejoined the Maven Salon team in March of 2021. She is a skilled thinker who is quick on her feet and is constantly furthering her talents. The word no is rarely in her vocabulary. When she's not pounding the pavement at Maven, Amber spends her free time running her own business (Haven Aesthetics), making candles, hunting/fishing, and being a great dog mom to her sweet fluff baby Kamry.

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Meghan Terre-Blanche

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Salon Assistant

Meghan is passionate about making guests feel good about themselves. During her time as an assistant at Maven, she has learned so much about the hair industry and continues doing so. When she is not in the salon, Meghan enjoys hiking in the mountains, spending time with her family and friends, and finding the best spots to watch the sunset with her husband and dog.

Anna Davis

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Apprentice

Anna has two children and a mischievous labradoodle. She loves experimenting with various colors. Her own hair has been every color of the rainbow. In her free time she loves to camp, kayak, and listen to music. She attended 29 concerts and festivals in 2019 alone! She is known for her loud sarcasm.

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Julia Nolan

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Salon Assistant

Julia has always exhibited a genuine passion for art, especially when it comes to the art of hair and makeup. Her hair has been over ten different non-traditional colors (she hasn't had her natural color since age 13)! Julia thrives off of serving and encouraging others. She's especially skilled at boosting the confidence of those around her. She's currently a student at Liberty University, but Julia is very eager to pursue the hair and beauty industry full time.

Coleen Reed

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Salon Assistant / Apprentice

Coleen was born and raised in Lynchburg, Virginia. She has always loved hair and makeup. She especially enjoys creating new, never-before-seen looks! One of her favorite pastimes is going on road trips. She's only been to three states so far but plans to visit them all. Coleen also loves painting/drawing, the ocean and her two dogs and cat.

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Deana Moses

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Deana is a stylist with over 13 years experience in Paul Mitchell. She loves working in a positive, growing environment. She has taken years of advance color classes and loves giving modern, new color makeovers. She is always up for a challenge and thrives on new guest referrals. Deana is thankful to her clients for helping her fulfill her dreams. She is also a "PAW" MITCHELL LOVER!

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Mallory Evans

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Owner / Stylist / Paul Mitchell National Educator

Mallory, the owner of Maven Salon and Maven At The Lake, is a Forest resident and graduate of Paul Mitchell The School Tysons in McLean, Virginia. Mallory is also a National Color Educator for John Paul Mitchell Systems. She is happily married with three children.

Paige Viar

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Paige is obsessed with every type of art there is, and hair is no different! She loves creating and achieving her guest's dream hair. Paige has an art and science degree and has trained in hair for four years. She has two fur babies and enjoys playing videogames, painting, and eating chocolate in her spare time. Continued education and fun hair is her Maven mantra.

Micah Pfau

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Micah is a Lynchburg local who graduated from the Campbell County Technical Center in 2017 with her cosmetology license. She specializes in creative updos and can help you find that special look for your next big event! She loves keeping up with the latest styles by attending hair shows all across the country. When she's not creating a new look, Micah enjoys hiking the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains with her fiancé.

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Katelyn Viar

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Katelyn is a 2014 graduate of Sylvian Melloul International Hair Academy. She has been with Paul Mitchell for 7 years now and strives to ensure her clients receive the best experience possible. She takes advantage of every opportunity to continue her education by traveling to hair shows and learning the latest trends from the top educators in the industry. Katelyn is focused on the total guest experience and specializes in hair, makeup and skin care. She utilizes Paul Mitchell, Ultimate Face Cosmetics, Halo extensions and Dermalogica. Katelyn is always open to new ideas and is eager to step outside the box. She recently started the journey of motherhood and has a beautiful daughter. She is also an animal lover and has three fur babies. 

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Hattiebelle Spigener

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Salon Assistant

Hattiebelle grew up in Lynchburg, Virginia and graduated from Heritage High School in 2018. From there, she moved to New York City to attend the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. She also completed the Musical Theatre Conservatory program in 2020. During COVID-19, Hattie decided to come back to her hometown. When she did, she discovered a newfound passion for hair and makeup. In her spare time, you’ll still find her dancing and singing around her house. She also thoroughly enjoys Disney Movies.

Olivia Epperson

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Salon Assistant

Olivia was born and raised in Lynchburg, VA. Currently, she's studying nursing at Liberty University. Outside of medicine, another passion of hers is the beauty industry. Olivia first became interested in fashion and makeup during high school. That's where she began experimenting with different styles and aesthetics. She loves incorporating ambitious hair and makeup techniques into "everyday looks" to make them unique. Hobby wise, Olivia prefers to go with the flow. She's a big fan of last minute road trips and outdoor adventures. And although she's too shy to admit it, Olivia is also somewhat of a TikTok star. Come into the salon and meet her. You won't be disappointed.

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Drew Evans

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Owner

Drew considers himself blessed to work in one of the fastest growing industries today. While not a licensed member of the beauty community, his experience as an owner of Maven Salon has created a new appreciation for the positive daily impact salons have on the general public. Drew is a graduate of Shenandoah University and takes pride in learning through interactions with Maven Salon's guests and team members, as well as traveling the world for hair shows. 

 Jeff Johnson

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Salon Manager

Jeff is a graduate of Longwood University, where he received his degree in Business Management. Jeff's people skills are second to none, and he considers himself to be a math wizard. He loves helping people, especially the Maven team and their amazing guests, and is here to please everyone. Outside of work, Jeff loves playing sports and spending time with his wife and two kids.

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Devin Francis

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Client Coordination / Marketing

A 2012 graduate of Liberty University, Devin came to Maven with a background in marketing/promotions and surgical scheduling. She is a skilled communicator who enjoys a challenge and genuinely loves serving others. It's her sincere belief that she has never met a stranger. In her spare time, Devin likes going to the theatre with friends and devouring a good book. She also appreciates quality time with her cat Waffles (named after her obsession with breakfast foods).