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Our Team

Discover the driving force behind the Association of Natural Haircare Professionals – a formidable team dedicated to steering your career and business toward unprecedented success.

Led by the Founder, Elaine Truesdale, and the Member Engagement Coordinator, Kourtney Thomas, our collective experience of over 30 years ensures unparalleled support in management, operations, and administration.


Complementing our core team are our esteemed ANHC PRO Community Leaders – long-time members who have ascended to the pinnacle of success. Shaniqua Garcia, a trailblazer in salon suite entrepreneurship; MzLady Lox, an international educator and loc expert; KolorKing, the renowned color maestro; and Roselee Mathu, a Microloc expert and innovator, are ready to share their wealth of experience with beauty business entrepreneurs looking to elevate their craft. These leaders, rooted in ANHC PRO, bring insights and mentorship, propelling you toward the heights of the beauty industry.


Join us on this transformative journey, and let ANHC PRO redefine your path to success!

Elaine Truesdale

Founder and Executive Director

ANHC PRO Founder Elaine Truesdale is the Principal Member of Truesdale and Associates, LLC, the managing partner of The Association of Natural Haircare Professionals

Kourtney Thomas

Member Engagement Coordinator

Member Engagement Coordinator, Kourtney Thomas is a professional administrative assistant and the Founder of Your Super Admin.

Community Leaders

Shaniqua Garcia

Shaniqua Garcia

Beauty Business Expert

Shaniqua Garcia is a trailblazer in the beauty industry with over 18 years of experience. She is a Master Cosmetologist, Certified Trichologist, Educator, and Entrepreneur.

Roselee Mathu

Roselee Mathu

Microlocks Educator

Roselee Mathu is the Creator of the Signature Loc Method and Stylist Excel Academy and Suites.

Latoya "MzLady Lox" Mincey

Latoya "MzLady Lox" Mincey

International Educator

MzLady Lox educates stylists and consumers and has taught at Premier hair shows, the Kansas City Natural Hair Show, and Kembe Return to Your Roots in the United Kingdom.

Oliver "KolorKing" Adams

Oliver "KolorKing" Adams

Master Hair Kolor Artist

Affectionately known as the “Kolor King”, Oliver is currently the Education Director at the world famous Too Groovy Salon in Atlanta Georgia. As a Top Artist for Clairol Professional for 24 years, he shares his passion for hair, through his other love, which is teaching.

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