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Jessica Broadwater

Manager of Bates and Brown Barber Chair

Jessica has served as a stylist for male and female clients for more than a decade.

Since graduating from the Tiffin Academy of Hair Design in 2006 and becoming a licensed cosmetologist, Jessica has worked in several salon environments, including full-service salon/spas.

Throughout her career, she has maintained a loyal client following and handled new-hire training, making her the perfect choice to manage Bates & Brown.

Jessica will use her skills to keep the gentlemen of Columbus well-groomed and ensure our barber shop delivers a great experience for all of our guests.

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Dennis Overholts

Barber

Dennis is a Central Ohio native who started his professional life in nursing where he cultivated a deep desire to help others. Dennis always had an interest in men’s grooming services, so after retiring from the medical field, he embarked on his second career as a barber.

He’s equally gifted with a razor or scissors – tools he uses at Bates & Brown to enhance client’s natural features and put a little swagger in their step.

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David F. Wolfe

Barber

David comes from a long line of barbers, including his father, grandfather and uncle. After earning a business degree at The Ohio State University, he decided to follow in his father’s footsteps. He enrolled at the Ohio State Barber School in 1987 and has been barbering professionally ever since.

David stays up-to-date on current men’s styles and customizes his grooming services for today’s modern men, which is the heart of what we do here at Bates & Brown.

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Autumn Fisher

Licensed Massage Therapist

Autumn has been practicing massage therapy since 2009, working in chiropractic offices, spas and her own practice. Autumn is a skilled clinical therapist with a deep understanding of neuromuscular therapy, anatomy and physiology.

At Bates & Brown, she’ll share her unique medical massage program to treat chronic pain and injury, as well as her gift for deep tissue, sports, relaxation and hot stone massages.

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Valencia Jordan

Men’s Grooming Specialist

Valencia hails from the Midwest, and has spent the last decade as a national educator and platform artist for John Paul Mitchell Systems. She became a cosmetologist early in her career, but found her true calling when she discovered the art of barbering.

Offering every aspect of men’s grooming, Valencia is excited to share her craft with the Bates & Brown clientele.

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Brittany Ferguson

Licensed Massage Therapist

Brittany became a licensed massage therapist nearly five years ago, and she’s been honing her skills, talent and personal style ever since. Her passion for customized massages allows her to anticipate client needs and ensure a great session.

Brittany’s specialties include deep tissue massage, trigger point work, Swedish relaxation massage, and athletics massage – all of which she’ll be offering at Bates & Brown to make you feel like a new man.

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Chris Cook

Master Barber

Chris grew up in Central Ohio.  He is the proud parent of two amazing children and has been in the hair cutting industry for over 30 years! Growing up an artist, barbering quickly became his passion. He graduated from Ohio State Barber College and over the years he has mastered the use of any and all cutting tools and techniques, and we must say, it is pretty impressive! 

 

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Leann Weaver

Men’s Grooming Specialist

Leann was born and raised right here in central Ohio. With her 15 years of experience in customer service and her passion for the hair industry she makes for an all star team member. This passion was ignited at a young age and Leann went on to attend the The Ohio Academy Paul Mitchell school of Columbus for cosmetology. Leann exclaims, “Men’s grooming is what I’ve found to be my nitch. I love coming to work every single day hoping to make a difference is someone else’s.”

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Chad House

Barber

A young and creative talent, Chad brings a lot of fresh new ideas to his chair.  Skilled in cutting and razor work with an eye for perfection, Chad is set to impress.  Along with graduating from the Ohio State Barber College, Chad has previously worked as a cosmetologist.