Our Team Members

With years of experience in the beauty industry, every single one of us at The Salon on Middle can honestly say we love what we do for a living. We only recruit highly- skilled professionals, who posses a true passion for beauty and aesthetics, and always strive to learn more. Our team members will go the extra mile to ensure that clients’ expectations are not just met, but exceeded. Get in touch today to book your next treatment with us.


Laura Ann Lane

Owner and Master Stylist. 

With over 20 years of experience in the industry, Laura’s passion for beauty grows stronger every year. Her attention to detail and strong guest consulation insure consistent results and satisfaction. A true artist, she finds inspiration in architecture, nature, film, and fashion. Her positive nature and quest to make others feel beautiful makes your time in her chair special and memorable. Her nickname “The Hair Magician” came from her amazing color correction talent, she is truly one of a kind in the industry. With an impressive background and ceaseless passion for helping others, Laura “Ann” is the perfect fit for this position. Her personalized, results-oriented approach has made a huge impact on countless clients. 

Jessica Harris 


 Jessica has been a stylist for 11 years. Originally from Washington NC, she graduated from the cosmetology program at Beaufort County Community College in 2009🎓In 2014, she made the decision to enroll in the Esthetics program at Craven Community college. A proud graduate from the class of 2015 and graduating with HONORS! She is more than excited to make The Salon on Middle, her new home away from home. Jessica loves all things hair! •Color•Highlighting •Balayage/Ombré •Men’s cuts•Kid’s cuts Jessica lives in Bridgeton, with her husband and two precious kids. In her spare time, she love taking continuing education, helping her mom with her clothing boutique, spending time with family, and volunteering at her daughter’s school. She has a strong passion for hair and couldn’t imagine doing anything else that would make her happier, than making people feel beautiful every👏🏻single👏🏻day. Jessica was raised to be a hard worker and strives to work hard to achieve the look you want. Letting her creativity soar, and bringing your “canvas” to life, is where Jessica truly shines!

Jennifer McDaniel


Jennifer was born and raised in the Great Pacific Northwest. She relocated to beautiful New Bern in the late 90's with her family.  Graduating from Cosmetology at Craven Community College in the early 2000's, Jennifer spent the next 15 plus years continuing her education with attending multiple  hair shows around the US, engaging in multiple hands on training classes and attending the premier Aquage Academy in Chicago, Illinois. At the Academy in Chicago Jennifer was specifically trained in precision cutting, structuring formal up do's and learning about high fashion styling techniques.Some of her training includes the Paul Mitchel Inspiration workshop, Advanced Artistry by Design, Big and Sexy product knowledge, advanced Joico color training, Black Light lightening techniques, Amika product knowledge, and is certified with Keratin smoothing treatments. Jennifer is driven and always open to accepting new clients. Pre scheduled consultation are always available and complementary. Our clients greatly benefit from their extensive treatment experience and supportive approach.

Ashley Rouse 


Ashley graduated from Alexander Paul Institute of Hair Design in Greenville, NC in 2017 and has been doing hair in New Bern ever since. 
Using her knowledge of the hair industry, Ashley makes sure that your time is a unique and memorable experience. From cutting to color, Ashley will make sure you end up with the best version of yourself. We are so happy to have her on our team!


244 1/2 Middle St New Bern, Nc 28560 

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