Valerie Meinerts, photographer & cosmetologist

I am Valerie Meinerts, the owner - a creator of art {hair and portraits}.
I am 34 years old, wife, & a mother of 3 wonderful kids. My kids are the love of my life! I LOVE sweets. Christmas time is my favorite time of year...especially the music! Although I don't have much time for it nor am I very talented, but, I enjoy sewing & other crafty things.  I have an infectuous amount of energy, ask anyone.

I have a passion for improving one’s outlook on themself through their hair and capturing their images. Seniors are my favorite subjects to capture images of! I love it when they show off their personality in ALL ways.

I have been a cosmetologist since 2002 and opened my own salon in 2006 in my home. When my second child was born in 2008, I ventured into photography and has grown substantially since! When the business outgrew our home, we found a GREAT retail location right in Hills on Main Avenue. The business was then relocated in January of 2012 to Main Street & have three hairstylists and a massage therapist now working at the studio as well.


Donna Burgers, cosmetologist

Donna Burgers has been with Valocity Studios since February 2012.  She has been a hairstylist for over 20 years!


Donna Carlson, cosmetologist

After 40+ years in the industry, Donna is still loving her job! 


Jessica Boelman, cosmetologist

In 2014, Jessica graduated from Avalon School of Cosmetology. Even though she hasn't spent many years as a cosmetologist, she DOES know what she's doing!  Before becoming a cosmetologist, Jessica was in the healthcare industry with her degree in Nuclear Medicine. She hasn't regretted the change for one moment! "I feel so fortunate to have followed my dreams and be working in a career that I absolutely love!"


Kristin VanDerBrink, Massage therapist

Kris has been offering massage therapy for quite a few years but has only recently joined the staff at Valocity Studios.  She's been so wonderful, that booking your appointments ahead would be best as she fills up 3 weeks ahead regularly. She is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays. When she's not working, she's enjoying her time with her daughter, usually with her horses.