Monica Edmonds, Chair

Mrs. Monica Edmonds was born and raised in Halifax County and is a graduate of Halifax County High School. After graduating high school, she attended Danville Community College (DCC) where she studied Business & Marketing, before pursuing a career in the Beauty Industry.

Monica has been a licensed cosmetologist and instructor for over twenty (20) years and has managed and owned several salons in both northern Virginia and Halifax County. She has been employed by Premier Beauty Group, Inc. for over ten (10) years and is the owner of Premier Salon and Panache Boutique, both located in South Boston, VA. Monica is currently a Lead Educator for Ashtae Products, Inc., a worldwide multicultural hair care company, where she educates fellow beauty industry professionals in the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean Islands and has been a featured educator at many National Trade Show events as well.

In addition to serving on the SVHEF’s Board of Directors since 2017, Monica also serves on the Halifax County Business and Professional Council, the Halifax County Small Business & Entrepreneurs Work Group, mentors current and aspiring business owners through her networking organization, Women Who Win Empowerment Network (W.W.W.E.N) and is an active member of her church.

Monica is married to Samuel Edmonds who is an Investigator with the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office, has two (2) sons Devin and Jalen, and six (6) grandchildren.




photo of Monica Edmunds