Design Team


Master Stylist & Salon Owner

Barbara Sangenito has enjoyed being the co-owner of Plum Tree Salon and Spa for 13 years and takes pride in her talented and energetic staff. She has retained most of her original clientele while becoming a well-known name throughout Historic Roswell. In addition to her 30 years of professional experience from New York to Atlanta, she frequently attends educational classes to stay up-to-date on the newest styles. Her expertise lies in corrective color, latest hair-cutting trends, bridal parties and other special events. Providing excellent consultations with clients is important. There is great joy when a client leaves excited about their hair knowing that they will be able to manage it on their own.


Master Stylist & Salon Owner

Cindy is originally from Pensacola, Florida. She moved to Maui when she was 18 for an exciting 2 years, then back to Florida, where she discovered her love for hair and decided to attend Pensacola Junior College where she won an award in competition the first year of becoming a master stylist.

She has continued education for hair and skin care with International Beauty School of New York, Vidal Sassoon of London, Llongueras of Barcelona, Miami, Las Vegas, Minneapolis and Phoenix. Cindy has experience as a color and make-up educator, loves working with and is certified in Keratin Protein treatments for straightening the hair without chemicals and specializing in color correction. Cindy has also discovered a love for designing beautiful scarves and herbal hot and cold packs which are available @ Plum Tree Salon and Spa in any specialized colors.

Missy Willard

Missy Willard has been a name on the Roswell hair scene for over 15 years, having previously owned and operated a successful salon on Canton Street before joining the Plum Tree Salon and Spa team ten years ago. Keratin and Japanese Straighteners are Missy’s specialty, as well as a full-service menu of cutting, hair color, color correction, and facial waxing. Her work can also be seen on local stage and screen, as well as dozens of Atlanta brides.


Master Stylist/Certified Colorist

Stephanie Hatcher is one of only five Redken Certified Colorists in the trendy Roswell area. She began her career in Atlanta after receiving her training as a Master Cosmetologist through the Pivot Point Academy. She has continued to pursue her passion of hairstyling through hair shows and hands on classes with renowned artists from Redken, Pureology and Framesi. She maintains a thriving clientele at Plum Tree Salon thanks to her dedicated clients and their referrals. Want to know more?

CLICK HERE to see her bio on the REDKEN website.


Danielle Bianco began her career as a stylist in Los Angeles, where she trained under the Vidal Sassoon Team, Louis Licari, and the prestigious Linear/Carlton line of salons. With her beginnings in stage, screen, and print work, Danielle honed her skills [and perfected her blonding] working on Hollywood clientele and seeking further education in New York, New Orleans, and Atlanta. She has been with Plum Tree Salon and Spa for six years, and is currently crazy for the new Keratin Smoothing trend. She specializes in long hair!

Susan Gilliland

Master Cosmetologist

Susan has been with Plum Tree Salon and Spa for over 10 years. She is a Master Cosmetologist with extensive color training and expertise. Susan also specializes in the Coppola Keratin Hair Smoothing System. She has quite an eye for tailoring a look designed especially to compliment your face shape with the latest trends and styles!

Marian Brannon

Master Stylist

Marian has been a hairdresser for 14 years. She began as a member of the Matrix Design team doing hairshows and established her reputation as a sought after stylist specializing in finishing and special occasion styles. Marian travels all over to style for weddings and other major events. She also enjoys make up artistry and color correction and personalization. She specializes in blonde hair color and technique.

Jennifer Sangenito


Jennifer Sangenito has been in the hair industry since she was 16 years old. Bringing a young, fresh perspective to Plum Tree, Jennifer is constantly taking advanced education classes and styling photo shoots while maintaining her clientele. Looking for a stylist to provide a fun experience while making your whole family look amazing? Ask for Jennifer! (P.S. Jennifer specializes in blending away guys' first grays!)

Mandy Ledbetter

Master Stylist

Mandy, a product of the prestigious Aveda Institute, began her career in Buckhead where she spent the better part of the decade perfecting her own inspired style. After leaving the Buckhead scene, she found the perfect fit at Plum Tree in beautiful historic Roswell. As a well-rounded Master Stylist, she does fabulous work with cut and color, as well as special occasion hair and makeup... but don't ask her to pick her favorite!

Barbie Doneff

Licensed Esthetician

Barbie, a licensed esthetician since 1993, with over 17 years experience in skin care, was trained with DERMALOGICA and has worked in various spas in Scotsdale, Arizona and Atlanta, Georgia. Once she gets you in her facial chair, you will never want to go anywhere else, with her caring touch and amazing hands, she will send you away glowing, and more youthful looking than ever! She has been a wonderful addition to our staff and you will enjoy her as much as we do!

Michelle McKenzie

Certified/Licensed Massage Therapist

Michelle was born in the beautiful island nation of Jamaica, mother of an amazing boy and a massage therapist for the last 16 years.

She was nationally and State licensed in Florida in 1993 and in Georgia in July 2007.

She has been trained and certified in the following modalities, Swedish, Therapeutic and Deep Tissue Massage [NMT] Decleor Aromatherapy. She also been trained in Reiki, Reflexology, La Stone Therapy, Myofacial Release, Trigger Point, and Spa Therapies to name a few.

She truly loves and believes in the work the she does. This work has changed her life in so many ways… being instrumental in changing the way one feels, whether it is in their Mind, Body, or Soul. She likes to think that any time spent on her table will not only bless you physically but in some way also mentally and spiritually!

The “Word” says “Let your light so shine…” She is lighting up everyone’s life.

Physical, mental, and emotional stress has so many adverse physiological effects on the body and in essence may hinder Your Light, which will in turn affect all those around you.

Come spend some time on her table and let her lighten you up!