Our team is a truly talented group of experts. We pride ourselves in technical and creative continuing education. Experience the Fruition difference for yourself.


Heather McCollum
Owner, Master Stylist

Heather, the founding owner of Fruition Salon, established her notoriety with the locks of several country and Christian music stars.

After working exclusively with Little Big Town for 14 years, she decided to focus on her local business and family. She and her husband, David, partnered with Lauren and Jonathan Gish in 2016.

Whether, in the salon or at home, Heather has a gift of making people feel comfortable and welcomed. Her hair passion is cutting women’s hair, of any and all textures. When she’s not doing hair, Heather enjoys interior design, cooking, reading and creative writing.


Lauren Gish
Owner, Master Stylist

Lauren's years as an educator tied with her love for chemistry have fueled a passion for creating beautiful hair color.

She marries together art, science and nature to create long lasting looks that help the hair feel youthful and renewed.

While she does a full menu of services, her specialties are blonding, gray coverage, color correction/adjustment, and restoring hair to health.



Stylists and Staff


Alex Massagee
Stylist/Salon Director

Alex is a native to our little, big town. She studied cosmetology at the Salon Professional Academy. After being a retail manager, Alex realized she wanted to do something more meaningful for her. She has a creative and artistic eye that guides her approach to hair. She enjoys cutting pixie styles and hair painting. She goes on location with clients for photo and video work.  When Alex isn't making people more beautiful, she loves being outdoors with her dog and friends.


Kasey Snavely
 Senior Stylist

A graduate of the Aveda Institute, Kasey quickly excelled as an expert on working with natural hair care lines as a trainer and educator. With a background of over 11 years in coloring and cutting, Kasey uses modern organic methods, works with all different lengths and textures, and demonstrates to her guests how they can embrace their hair no matter its type. Kasey specializes in hair painting/balayage/dimensional color and precision/dry cutting. Her impeccable eye and discerning craftsmanship, combined with a high level of creativity ensures a color and cutting service that looks customized for the individual and grows out beautifully over time. Taking inspiration from music, art, and fashion, Kasey creates styles with an effortless and simplistic cool, always tailored to both the person and hair type. When not in the salon, Kasey loves to enjoy time with her husband and little girl, adventuring or exploring nature, and creating room to be an artist through drawing and painting.


Kelsey Bateman
 Senior Stylist

Kelsey has a passion for extensions. Whether adding fullness, length, or both she understands from personal experience the transformation extensions can make. She cuts with precision, as her approach to hair is creating a low maintenance style one can manage with little effort. Kelsey enjoys teaching her guests the benefits of hair products and simple styling techniques. She geeks out on the chemistry of hair and how different elements affect it. When she's not in the salon, Kelsey loves exploring Nashville with her little guy, or you may run into her at an EDM show.



Ashley Haskins

Ashley is a well-seasoned stylist with 10 years of experience in the beauty industry. She specializes in hair coloring with a natural approach and appearance, as well as cutting thick, coarse hair. 


Mollie Guthrie

Mollie has been in the industry for 4 years and is a graduate of Tricoci in Indianapolis. She originally started at The Art Institute, when she realized her true calling was in the art of beauty. She has a passion for education, attending multiple classes on cutting and color with Davines, Kaizen Education and more. While being well rounded in her craft, her passion lies in dimensional hair color and long hair cutting. When she is not behind the chair you’ll find her in a yoga studio or on a hike with her dog.


Cyrus Kennedy

Senior Stylist

Cyrus is a seasoned stylist and Davines educator. A Tennessee native, he's called Nashville home for 3 years. Though he does all types of hair, he's passionate about natural tones and blended dimension. When he's not behind the chair you'll find him traveling, relaxing in the mountains, or spending time with his fiancé.


Katie Russell

Senior Stylist

Katie’s passion is being able to create hair to match your own personal vibe— to make you feel the way you want to feel. She specializes in color and extensions.

Katie’s affinity for color and visual arts grew as she earned her BA in 2008, and later attended the Aveda Institute in Cleveland in 2011. She moved to San Jose where she honed her craft with an extensive training program and worked behind the chair. She has been doing hair in Nashville for 3 years. When she’s not behind the chair you can find her at the gym, painting, telling dad jokes, or playing with her dog Bailey.