Our Founder, Richard Cornish has been a stylist in Philadelphia for over 30 years. 2016 was the year that changed everything for Richard - he started volunteering his time at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Richard’s vision and focus is to build a national non-profit program that serves every children’s hospital and Ronald McDonald House across the country with this empowering and lasting service.
Our Vice President, Dominique Bell, moved to Philadelphia in 2014 to start her undergraduate career at Temple University. During her time, she interned at an early intervention center working with children with developmental disabilities and volunteered at CHOP, having the opportunity to work side by side with Founder, Richard Cornish. Upon obtaining her undergraduate degree in Psychology, Dominique went on to further her career at a nonprofit organization, Quality Progressions. In her time at Quality Progressions, she had the opportunity to develop relationships with individuals with intellectual disability and/or autism and their families. From that moment, Dominique knew she was brought into the world to help others. Despite a recent career change, Dominique spends her spare time advocating for those that cannot advocate for themselves.
Our Board Secretary, Amy Moore is a lifelong resident of Philadelphia. Her career path has led her to a Senior leadership position with the national non-profit, The Hole in the Wall Gang. Amy’s passion for the patient and family experience made CHOP’s Salon Services program possible and its growth and success brought us to Restore Salon Service.
Our Treasurer, Nayyah Walker, is an ambitious and dedicated Philadelphia native with a strong background in psychology and a passion for data analysis and financial management. Nayyah has been working as a Direct Care Worker since 2016. In this role, she has provided support in liaising with doctors and specialists, advocating for clients, and organizing and reporting patient data to management. With a unique set of technical skills, including SQL, Tableau, Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, she brings a distinctive blend of psychological insight, data analysis expertise, and powerful organizational skills. Nayyah is dedicated to ensuring financial integrity, optimizing resources, and supporting the mission of Restore Salon Services.
Jannie L. Blackwell
Our Board Member, Stephanie Stein, is a Philadelphia native, having earned her bachelors and
Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University. For the past 15 years, Stephanie has worked as a therapist at Moss Rehab Hospital, as both a therapist and therapy supervisor. Stephanie has a love for all things “makeup” and making it fun and accessible to all. She obtained her makeup artistry certificate from New York Makeup Academy in NYC and runs a therapeutic makeup program with her social worker colleague at Magee- Moss Jefferson Rehabilitation called “Groom,Glow, and Grow”(GGG). GGG provides 1:1 and group sessions for inpatients and virtual education sessions for members for the Einstein Pride Program.
Our board member, Jannie L. Blackwell, former seven-term councilperson for the 3 rd Councilmanic District, was born and raised in Philadelphia. She is a seasoned advocate for social change with a solid reputation for serving community members, the poor and the underprivileged in the City of Philadelphia, making her a leader in our city with her own vision.
During her tenure as a Council Member, Jannie Blackwell served as Chair of the
Committee on Finance and Chair of the Education Committee. She was Vice Chair of the Committee on Housing, Neighborhood Development and the Homeless, and appointed to the Committee on Appropriations, Committee on Commerce Economic Development, Committee on Disabled Persons with Special Needs, Committee on the Environment and the Committee on Public Safety. Most recently she has assumed the role as 1st Vice Chair of the Philadelphia Democratic Party and Chair of the United Democratic Ward Leaders of Color. Her philosophy is “Politics is an open-ended opportunity to make life better for others”.
Our Board Member, Tanya Craig, is a native Pennsylvanian with over 20 years experience leading large scale transformations in several industries including healthcare, finance, pharmaceuticals. Tanya is currently Vice President of Global Support in the Tax Software industry. Tanya joined the Board of Restore Hair Salon Services to leverage her Fortune 500 experience to fulfill her aspiration to have a positive impact on the communities that Restore serves and to further the founders mission to expand this empowering and lasting service experience across the country. In her spare time, Tanya enjoys being outdoors, dancing and fine dining.