Sarah Hamilton is the proud owner of Pinky's Chop Shop as well as a Barber/Stylist.
She is originally from Charlotte NC and has been in the hair industry for more than 19 years. After attending college at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro for 4 years, she enrolled in cosmetology school in Charlotte, NC where she graduated in 1999. She always wanted to make her name in the hair industry since she was a child.
Sarah relocated to Raleigh in 2010 and then to Fayetteville in 2014.
Sarah has always wanted to make Pinky’s Chop Shop the very best and it shows. With her all her efforts and dedication, Pinky’s Chop Shop has won the coveted Reader’s Choice award for Best Barbershop in 2018 and 2019 as well as Up & Coming Weekly’s award for Best Barbershop in 2019. Sarah loves what she does. She takes great pride and joy encouraging and motivating her staff and witnessing them accomplish their goals.
She is also an expert stylist and barber with her skills and years of experience. Sarah has been formally trained in Vidal Sasson and Tony & Guy cutting techniques. She has been to numerous educational events throughout her career including but not limited to International Beauty Symposium, NY; Arrojo Academy, NY; Wella Academy, NY; EISS, Charleston; Hair Dreams, ATL; Wahl Pro, NC; Bronner Bros, ATL, Barbercon, NY; CT Barber Expo, CT; National Barber Business Symposium, ATL; MLB Tradeshow, Raleigh and Barberville Festival, Charlotte. Her favorite tool is her 7 inch Jowell shears and her straight razor.
Sarah finds it important to provide a great atmosphere for the staff and clients. Her out going personality is ideal because she loves meeting new people. Her favorite aspect of the industry is how it is always changing, and the close bond stylists and barbers have with each other.
Sarah's favorite thing to do on her day off is to hang out with her 2 year old pit bull, Caine.
Her hobbies consist of reading, cooking & gardening.
Sarah's dream vacation would be to go travel cross country in an RV.
Amy Morrison is a Barber/Stylist and Color Specialist at Pinky’s Chop Shop as well as the Manager of the Fayetteville location.
She is native to Fayetteville, North Carolina and received her education at Paul Mitchell the School where she graduated in 2014.
She has been a member of the Pinky’s Chop Shop team from the very first day. Her passion and positive attitude towards the work have given her the merit to be an important part of the salon.
She enjoys her work and all the challenges that come in her way. Amy is honest and direct with her clients and her strong skills will not disappoint. Her favorite service to perform is short edgy women’s haircuts with fantasy hair color services.
Amy has attended numerous conventions and educational events including Caper, Las Vegas; Barbercon, NY; Bronner Brothers, ATL; CT Barber Expo, CT; National Barber Business Symposium, ATL; Premiere Orlando, FL; and Barberville, NC.
Amy Morison has a charming & easy-going personality with an eclectic and eccentric style. She has a positive attitude towards her work and strives to pursue more success for herself and Pinky’s Chop Shop. She would like to become a educational instructor for the future Pinky’s Chop Shop Educational Team!
Her favorite thing to do on her day off is to hang out with her 2 dogs Arwen and Asuna, cleaning house, cooking and entertaining guest!
Some of Amy’s hobbies are singing karaoke (even at work) and she enjoys annoying the shop owner Sarah.
If she could have a dream vacation it would be to go to Rotterdam, Netherlands and visit her favorite barbershop ''Schorem'' where she hopes she could pick up some tricks of the trade from their classically trained barbers.
Missy Fersak-Chambre is a passionate stylist/barber who always wanted to do hair since she was very young. She is quick witted with a side of sacarasm to keep everyone entertained.
Missy went to cosmetology school at Sandhills Community College and graduated in 2014. She has been working at Pinky's since it opened in 2015.
She is originally from New York but moved to Fayetteville 8 years ago to spend time with her dad while he was ill.
Missy loves to learn new techniques and to keep her knowledge up to date & fresh. She aims to continue to grow with Pinky's Chop Shop through her dedication and experience.
Missy loves having the creative freedom to create styles, giving the client what they want and exceeding their expectations. Her favorite service to perform is men's haircut with favorite tool in her arsenal, her clippers.
What Missy loves most about Pinky’s Chop Shop is the atmosphere full of positive and energetic vibes never make her feel like she is at “work”.
Missy’s favorite thing to do on a day off is to spend time with her son, Gibson, who means a world to her. Her hobbies include sewing and art. Missy enjoys sipping on Green Tea Ginger ale and her favorite beer, Bud Light. She has 2 Boxers named Bailey and Bruno.
If she ever gets a chance to visit her dream place she will go to Italy to see Vatican City.
Brittany Layne is a Barber/Stylist at Pinky’s Chop Shop as well as the Manager at the Spring Lake location. She has been part of the Pinky’s Chop Shop team for over 4 years.
Brittany received her education from Paul Mitchell the School in Fayetteville where she graduated in 2014.
She is a goofball with a down to earth personality and has a varied style.
She always wanted to start doing hair because it is her way of making people feels good about them. Brittany is ambitious & passionate about her work. She offers consistency to her clients by always striving to give them the look they have in mind.
Her favorite tool to use is her 100-year edition cordless Wahl clippers and favorite service to perform is a Gentleman’s Cut.
Brittany has attended several continuing education events such as Bronner Brothers, Atlanta; Barbercon, New York; CT Barber Expo, CT; Barberville Festival, Charlotte.
Her favorite aspect of the industry is that it is always changing, and she loves keeping up with the hottest trends.
Away from the shop, her favorite thing to do on an off day is to relax with her 2 cats KiKi and Quevo, and go to the movies. She also enjoys painting and is always down to try new things.
Elyssa Sax is a Barber/Stylist at Pinky’s Chop Shop as well as Assistant Manager at the Fayetteville location and Educational Director for the the Pinky’s Chop Shop team.
She has a relaxed personality as well as style.
Elyssa loves to bring new options to her clients so she can create for them a fresh image. She can work wonders for her clients by providing them with the best cut and style for them.
Elyssa attended Paul Mitchell the School in and graduated in 2014. She has been in the hair industry for 5 years, worked at Pinky's Chop Shop for over 2 years and and has made a real name for herself.
She is originally from Memphis, Tennessee but has lived in Fayetteville for 16 years.
Elyssa has always wanted to stand out from the crowd and have the best skills. She has attended numerous educational trainings such as Paul Mitchell Training including Caper in Las Vegas, Major League Barber Tradeshows, Raleigh; National Barber Business Symposium, Atlanta; CT Barber expo, CT; and Barberville Festival, Charlotte.
Her favorite service to perform is anything with a straight razor and her favorite tool is her Hanzo shears and Wahl clippers and trimmers.
What Elyssa loves most about the industry is the culture as well as the tight community and how close the barbering world is.
Some of her industry accomplishments include being nominated for the best barber of North Carolina 2019, being a Showcase Barber for Barberville Festival, acquiring her instructor license and becoming a Cutting Specialist for Paul Mitchell the School and binging home wins in the Traditional Fade category 2 years in a row at MLBNC Tradeshow.
Elyssa’s favorite thing to do on a day off is anything productive, like clean the house. She also enjoys painting, anything outdoors, and spending time with her 16 year old dog GiGi. She is a conisour of Mexican food and loves sweet ice tea
Her dream vacation would be to travel all over Europe.
Brittany Schultz was raised an Air Force Brat. She was born in Oklahoma and has lived in Alaska, California, Rhode Island, Arizona, Virginia, and Germany where she graduated high school. Brittany came to Fayetteville in 2011 with her husband who is in the military.
She graduated from Paul Mitchell the School in Fayetteville, NC, in 2018. Brittany has been in the hair industry a little over a year and has been with Pinky’s Chop Shop since February 2019. She always known the hair industry she something she wanted to be a part of.
She loves connecting to clients through hair. Brittany will always greet you with a smile, and make sure you leave feeling special and loving your hair.
Her favorite tool to use is her 100-year edition cordless clippers and she enjoys straight razor fades the most. Brittany loves that the industry never stops changing and always has new things to offer. To keep her skills up to date she goes to educational events because she always wants learn more and be able to deliver the best service to her clients.
Brittany has an 8-year-old daughter whom she loves to spend her time with as well as her German Shepard, Luna, and her cat Lily.
Favorite thing to do on her day off is to take a nap, read, and run around getting ready for the week ahead. Some of Brittany’s hobbies include reading comic books and making quilts
Her favorite food is hot wings and favorite drink is Dr. Pepper or a good beer.
Maria Endrikat is Pinky’s Chop Shop’s newest Barber/Stylist. Originally from New Jersey, Maria attended Cosmetology school in Sussex County, NJ and graduated in May 2018.
Her and her husband relocated to Fayetteville in August of 2019.
Maria not only loves doing men’s haircuts, she also loves being able to interact and build relationships with all different types of people. She enjoys seeing the confidence that a person can feel after a fresh haircut.
She always had an interest in the hair industry and knew it was something she wanted to be a part of.
On Maria’s off time you can find her at home cuddling with her dogs Zeus and Nala. She also loves to adventure off to new places with no plans in mind.
Maria has a bubbly and outgoing personality and keeps her clients amused with her sarcastic side.
A dream vacation for Maria would be to go visit Santorini and Mykonos Greece.