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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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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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Danielle Gunder

Massage Therapist

Danielle has been practicing massage therapy since 2011. Having hands on experience in a small business setting and several years at a nationally renowned spa, Danielle has the experience to help guide you towards a more relaxed and tension free life.

 

An honors graduate of AIAM with specialization in neuromuscular therapy, myofascial release, deep tissue and Swedish massage. The skill sets combined with her love for anatomy and physiology make for an effective yet relaxing massage every time!

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John Pronkoski

Barber

John is an Ohio State Barber College graduate of 1983.  He is a highly skilled and professional barber of over 30 years!  For 20 years, John owned and operated his own shop, John’s Barber Shop.  He specializes in authentic straight razor shaves and also in razor cutting.  Outside of the Barber Shop, John enjoys working on outdoor model trains, hiking and traveling!

 

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Madison Brady

Men’s Grooming Specialist

If your cut requires extra attention to detail, precision, and crisp lines you have no choice but to stop in and see Madison. With an eye for the slightest imperfection she can and will give you the cut you require with an artsy flair. With twelve years in the industry Madison’s experience is only rivaled by her upbeat and fun personality. If you like to laugh but are type A we can hook you up with the ultimate barber shop experience. In her free time, Madison enjoys spending time with her daughter, painting and re-working wood.

 

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Victoria Hickey

Lisenced Esthetician

Victoria Hickey is a licensed esthetician with the State of Ohio. She received her training in skin care and makeup application at the Aveda Institute in Columbus, Ohio. Her experience in a retail setting with skincare products has allowed her to help countless people educate themselves on the importance of good skincare. This experience has also enabled her to gain an extensive knowledge of  skin care products available on today’s market. Her passion for skin care runs so deep that she’s in nursing school to continue her education in treating skin. 

Victoria is a lifelong resident of Westerville, Ohio and has a genuine passion for all things related to makeup and skin care.

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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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See Yu

Men’s Grooming Specialist

See Yu has been mastering her craft in men’s hair cutting over the last 6 years.  She enjoys making men feel and look handsome.  See Yu enjoys creating a new look for all of her guests and loves to complete the look with her styling and finishing abilities