Sola Salon Studios Names Christina Russell CEO

Sola Salon Studios recently announced Christina Russell as its new CEO. Russell will overlook all aspects of franchise growth initiatives and operational management for all company-owned Sola locations. 

“There’s nothing more powerful than a group of passionate and creative business owners galvanized around a common mission. And it is especially powerful when that mission empowers others to live their best lives. That’s what Sola is all about, and that purpose resonates deeply with me,” Russell said in a statement. 

Russell’s former positions include CEO of Pure Barre, president of Camp Bow Wow and VP of operations at Curves International, making her a seasoned and experienced professional in the franchise industry. She’s set to be based in Denver, and will answer directly to Sola’s board of directors.  


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“Her vast expertise and experience affords her a keen understanding of the Sola business model and the skills to help propel us to the next level. Her skillsets are ideally suited for us and we are excited to have her on board,” said Myrle McNeal, COO of Sola, in a statement. 

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