Meet Our Team!

Michael Bates – Salon owner, Matrix educator, Vidal Sassoon trained hair cutter, lead trainer and art director for the salon. Loves healthy shiny colors and specializes in blonding, hair coloring and highlighting

Online portfolio: @michaelbatesjr_


Chelsey Boyer – Loves to make people feel like their true selves inside and out. Specializes in fantasy colors, alternative cuts and styles, edgy looks. Aqua extension certified.

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Max Gallo – Loves to do trendy colors, shag/layered cuts and takes inspiration from vintage and retro styles.

 Online Portfolio: @hairbymax_



Our mission is to provide healthy beautiful hair and help you look like you just stepped out of the salon every day!

Modern Edge Salon started in August of 2000. Lead by Michael Bates, he is a National educator who teaches cut, color, and texture all over the USA.  He is also a certified Master Colorist by Matrix.


Our culture is based on Education. We are continuously learning and training.  Our focus is on hair services:  Cut, Colors, Highlights, and Texture.  We also have home care shampoos, conditioners, and styler’s to help you to keep your hair looking it’s best.