Meet the Owners

As owners of Brush Dry Bar, Kim and Kate are here to make sure that everything about your visit is perfect. Your decision to visit us is a choice that we deeply appreciate. We constantly strive to deliver the best services and products available in the Wilmington area. If there’s anything that Brush Dry Bar can do to improve your visit, we welcome your suggestions.

Kimberly Monaghan – Owner, Co-Creator of Brush Dry Bar: Kimberly has been a hairstylist for 12 years, and she has owned Brush’s flagship location (a full service salon) for the past eight years. She is a wife and mother to two boys and has lived in Wilmington since 2002. Opening Brush Dry Bar has been a dream for a very long time and a goal now realized. With passion and expert hair artistry as her guides, Kimberly is here to make sure your experience is the very best!

Kate Thompson – Owner, Co-Creator of Brush Dry Bar: Kate has utilized a background in fashion, design and hair to maintain a successful career in beauty. She studied hair at Aveda Institute of Minneapolis, before making the move to Wilmington, NC in 2005. Opening Brush Dry Bar is truly a dream fulfilled, and even better, collaborating with her best friend makes it even more special. Kate is excited to offer guests affordable luxury and an unforgettable experience.