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Sherrybeth Moore-Instructor/Owner


Sherrybeth started her passion for the beauty industry in Beavercreek, Ohio 24 years ago and counting.  She has continued to grow while working for Tavernier's Salon & Spa.  Sherrybeth specializes in color, corrective color, cutting, dry cutting, extensions and all methods as well as barber techniques.  She continues to educate herself on all cutting edge styles and processes.  She is forever a student of her craft, and as such, passes that knowledge on to Elite students.  She is committed to teaching Elite students everything they will need to go out and succeed as stylist.  

Proverbs 3:6.

Deanna Tavernier-Instuctor/Owner


Deanna has more than 20 years experience in the beauty industry.  In that time, she has been one of the leading stylists in the Miami Valley.  


In May of 2001 she opened Tavernier's Salon & Spa.  Tavernier's is a two-time national award winner for quality and growth, and is considered one of the premier salons in the Dayton area.


She specailizes in corrective color and cutting, and instructs Elite students on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.  Elite students also can get a glimpse into what it takes to own and operate a large salon, and are frequently mentored by Deanna. Tavernier's currently has 10 Elite Hair Academy graduates employed at the Beavercreek salon.

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Nicole Welch - Office Administrator / Cosmetology Instructor

Nicole's passion and love for hair started from a young age. Nicole graduated from Elite Hair Academy and is an advanced cosmetologist. She is a certified extension specialist, trained in multiple extensions types. She also specializes in color, blonding, and women's cuts. She trained along-side many of the area's top stylists and salon owners, always taking in as much knowledge as she could. 

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Rachel McDaniel -Cosmetology Instructor Sub

Rachel graduated cosmetology school in 2013 as an advanced cosmetologist and has been traveling the country working and training since. She has worked under master stylists and has taken advanced training classes from New York Fashion Week stylists and hair cutting and certified Redken coloring specialists. Rachel currently works as a traveling stylist, occasionally working behind the chair at Salon Aria Off Bay in South Carolina, where she still holds an active license. She also does on location bridal hair and makeup in the Cincinnati area. She has a passion for teaching and being able to share her knowledge with new and eager stylists.


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Maegan Brown -Cosmetology Instructor

Maegan has had a deep love and passion for everything related to hair since grade school. Maegan graduated from Elite Hair Academy and became a licensed advanced Cosmetologist in 2018. She specializes in color, cutting, and up-do styling. She also assisted and worked closely with Deanna Tavernier, owner of Tavernier's Salson and Spa. She is very passionate about the beautiful industry she has pursued. She loves to educate herself on every new trend and technique. She has also discovered a passion for teaching in the beauty industry. 

Fran Anicete - Cosmetology Instructor 

Fran's love for the beauty industry began at a very young age. She has a passion for education and remains a life-long student. An avid believer in continuing education, she maintains licenses in cosmetology, esthetics and barbering. She stays on the 'cutting edge', learning the latest and best techniques. 

Fran has over twenty years experience working in award winning salon and spas. She is a former salon owner and has mentored many prospective salon owners throughout her career. She specializes in corrective color and blonding. She has extensive experience in texture services and camouflage make-up.

She has traveled the world, learning, working and educating. She has had the honor of training under many of the industry's finest and her goal is to pay this gift forward to elite students who are the future of this beloved industry. 

Peyton Collins -Cosmetology Instructor 


Peyton has had a passion for hair for as long as she can remember. Growing up inside of a hairstylist household and always eager to learn new things. As soon as she graduated from high school, she immediately started her hair journey. Graduating from Elite Hair Academy in 2022 with her advanced cosmetology license and her certification in Bellami Hair Extensions, she then pursued her journey to become an educator. Now she has not only a passion for her work behind the chair, but a newfound passion for teaching new and upcoming stylists while boosting their confidence inside of this industry.

Alaina Griffin -Cosmetology Instructor 


 Alaina graduated from Elite Hair Academy in 2014 as an advanced cosmetologist. She has been working behind the chair as a hairstylist and nail tech, with her primary focus being on nails. She has spent the last 10 years working with and alongside some of the top stylists in the area. Her passion for hair and nails is what drives her to stay on top of the latest trends, fashions, and upcoming must haves in this industry. She now enjoys a life behind the chair, as well as sharing her love and her knowledge with our students.

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