Andrea is no stranger to the area, she is a local girl who was raised in Garner, NC. She started cosmetology school in 2009 and found her love for the beauty industry. She started out at another Salon in 2011, after five years there, she found her new home at Sam & Bill’s!
Anna is Raleigh born and raised. She graduated from Appalachian State, where she met her husband, Ben. Anna has been a vital member of Sam & Bill’s for over three years. She is the smiling face at the receptionist desk and the pleasant voice you hear on the phone. Behind the scenes she helps to keep the salon running smoothly.
Carly was born in Raleigh and raised at Sam and Bill’s, literally! Carly’s mother was a stylist at Sam and Bill’s and she spent her time growing up in this same charming salon, we call home. Carly started working the reception desk part-time in the summer of 2013 and quickly decided to follow in her parents’ footsteps. Carly knows the salon top to bottom!
Greg has been cutting hair since 2005. While he is an experienced and talented barber, he wears many hats at Sam & Bill’s. He owns the salon alongside his wife, Sandy and we consider him the salon “dad”. Greg and Sandy create a perfect balance with Sandy’s enthusiasm and Greg’s organization.
Jessica hales from New York but fell in love with North Carolina when she moved here in 2012. After earning her bachelor's degree from State University of New York at Oswego, she trained at Paul Mitchell the school.
Kari is a locally grown, Apex, North Carolina native. She has been styling hair since 2010, and found her home at Sam & Bill’s in 2013, and has been here ever since.
(Pronounced “my”) Mai is originally from Vietnam. She had a love for hair as a young girl, and has lived out her passion here in the United States. Mai was the first woman to join the original Sam & Bill’s Place, now known as Sam & Bill’s Hair Designs. She got her cosmetology license in 1980 and has been working here since 1983. Mai is a true Sam & Bill’s staple.
Sandy is truly one of a kind stylist and person. Her energy and creativity fills the atmosphere at the salon. She has been styling hair since 1990. She went from a stylist at Sam & Bill’s to the owner, alongside her husband Greg when they purchased the salon from the original owners in 2001. She has done a great job of assembling a team that allows Sam & Bill’s to be warm and welcoming to all!
Shilo is Florida Born but Raleigh raised. In 2009 She graduated from Aveda in Chapel Hill; and after working at another local salon, Shilo found her home here at Sam and Bill’s! Shilo started as a part-time stylist and receptionist, so she knows all things Sam & Bill’s. In February of 2015 she took on a full time stylist position.
Originally from Indiana, Stephanie Anne, also known as, “SA” moved to Raleigh when she was six years old. Stephanie Anne grew up watching her mom, who is also a hairstylist, and decided to follow in her footsteps. You could say being a stylist is in her DNA. SA has been doing hair since 2010 and she’s loved every minute of it! Outside of the salon, SA is a wife to her husband Kyle and a loving dog mom to river. You can find them doing anything outdoors and road tripping from city to city.
Stephanie Bailey, also known as “SB” is originally from Syracuse, NY but found herself in Raleigh, NC looking for warmth. It didn’t take long for her to find the warmth she was looking for here at Sam & Bill’s. She has been styling hair since 1999, making her a true veteran stylist.
Shakirah also known as “Shak” is a Winston-Salem, North Carolina native that made a home in Raleigh in 2016. Shak has a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and it shows through her love for interacting with people! Shak found a new home at Sam & Bill’s in November of 2018, after deciding to take a break from her wedding planning business. She enjoys her interactions with clients behind the reception desk as well as keeping our social media and branding up to date.