Meet The Team

Pamela Creel

Aspire's owner and lead stylist.


Chad Ridgway

Guest Services

As our Guest Services leader, Chad is the first to greet you when you enter our salon. He is a Worship Leader at Journey Church of Marietta, and an active Actors Guild volunteer, currently working on "Company".  Although this is his first time in the salon business, he is more than ready to help you book the perfect services for your needs, and help you find those favorite Aveda products you love, or introduce you to a new one.

Oddy Smith


Our resident waxing expert, Oddy has been an esthetician for six years. She attended Morgantown Beauty College and is licensed in both West Virginia and Ohio. She specializes in facials and all over body waxing. Oddy loves making clients feel beautiful by obtaining optimal skin results.

Laura Lowther

Makeup Artist

Laura has been in the make-up industry for more than a decade, and she loves the transformative aspect of her work.  Her favorite part is the gasp women take when they see themselves for the first time after a professional makeup application.  Being a part of each woman's specific journey is why she's committed to her profession.

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Jackie Shaffer

Massage Therapist/Esthetician

Jackie is our Licensed Massage Therapist who enjoys customizing every massage to meet each individual client's needs. She specializes in Swedish, Hot Stone Relaxation and deep tissue massage. She's dedicated her life to helping others, spending 18 years working as a Respiratory Therapist. Jackie and her family moved to Ohio 6 years ago from Virginia when her husband retired from the Navy following a 20 year career. 


Sydney Summers

Guest Services

Sydney makes sure every client's experience a pleasurable one! She is certified in product knowledge, and can help you find the all-natural Aveda products you're sure to love. She currently is attending Artisan School of Cosmetology to become a cosmetologist. Sydney is enthusiastic about all aspects of the beauty industry and is looking forward to furthering herself in the beauty field.


Renee Ingram

Hair Stylist

Renee has enjoyed over 20 years of hair styling, and especially loves working with clients who have long, natural curls.   She is also proficient in men's cuts.  Renee loves making people feel good about themselves and wants her customers to know that she specializes in you!