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Brenda

Shop Manager – Olentangy and Bridge Park

Brenda brings over 15 years of industry experience. As a District leader, she has received multiple awards for outstanding customer service and continued development of her team.  Brenda has a fun personality and loves to motivate.  In her free time she enjoys being active with her family. 

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Marisa

Men’s Grooming Specialist – Olentangy

Second generation cosmetologist, Marisa watched her mother’s hard at work in the salon from a young age and was inspired to follow in her footsteps. Bringing two years of experience of specialization in men’s cuts, Marisa is your go to girl for a personalized cut and style every time! During her time as a licensed cosmetologist, she has developed the patience and caring hand required to help our most special customers, those with autism and sensory sensitivities. Aside from being behind the chair and helping men feel more confident in their look Marisa likes to spend time with her daughter, family and friends.

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Valencia

Men’s Grooming Specialist – Olentangy and Bridge Park

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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Liz

Men’s Grooming Specialist – Olentangy Location

Liz is a skilled cosmetologist and has been perfecting her skill over the last 15 years. She graduated from Warren County Career Center in 2006, a technical school while also completing high school. She’s a big music fan overall but The Beatles hold a special place in her heart, and you can always catch her watching abstract movies, and TV shows. She also really enjoys moving her body any way possible and exercising. She puts her all in her work and with her clients, and also is just an all-around people person. Stop in and get to know Liz!

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Tristan

Men’s Grooming Specialist – Olentangy Location

When visiting Tristan you’re sure to leave with precise lines, tapered edges and a style to keep you fresh until your return. He loves the outdoors, supporting local business and treating guests with attention and accuracy. With five years of experience Tristan is ready to make you look and feel fantastic!

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Stacie

Men’s Grooming Specialist – Bridge Park Location

Graduating from Nationwide Beauty Academy in 1999, Stacie has lots of experience , twenty years to be exact, but loves to keep the looks of her clients updated and fresh. She cheerfully stated that her goal is to, “make you look and feel great! It isn’t just the way the cut looks but how the cut and style makes the client feel.” Stacie is a people person so when she is not perfecting her craft at work she is visiting with her friends or family. She also thoroughly enjoys watching her son tap into his competitive side while playing sports.

Stacie knows a good look when she sees it, which is probably why she has taken up photography as a hobby. Come on in and let Stacie see you through her lens of experience to give you the cut of your dreams!

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Victoria

Men’s Grooming Specialist – Bridge Park Location

Victoria knew she was destined to do hair at an early age. She loved cutting her barbies hair and watching her father shave his face growing up. Her goal as your Barber is to leave you with a great haircut that grows out effortlessly. Victoria enjoys the arts, music and loves everything within the Old Hollywood era. She hopes to give you the best experience with her bubbly personality and her passion to make sure your satisfied with your hair cut!

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Josh

Barber – Bridge Park Location

Looking for an artist that happens to be an extremely skilled Barber? Meet Josh. With nine years of fades, shaves, and all other things barber Josh will find the hairstyle that best suits your needs. Ever the student, after graduating the Hair Experts Barber School in 2012 he has continued to master his craft with continuing education classes with barbers that double his experience level. Josh enjoys delving into new interests also, mainly that of cars. Most importantly, Josh loves spending time with his family especially with his wife and two boys hiking in local parks and building forts in the backyard.

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Julia

Men’s Grooming Specialist – Bridge Park Location

Coming all the way from Texas we are excited to welcome Julia from the ITS Academy. With a big move like that under her belt it is clear that Juliana loves transition, and she loves to see it in the confidence level of her clients as she completes her transformations. Her goal is to make sure you are relaxed and pampered and eager to come back. Julia is a woman of many hobbies, including cooking, staying fit, and gardening. A collector of plants she finds comfort in making her house feel like a home for her husband and two fur babies, Maya and Mr. Ollie. If you need any tips on a great IPA to try, ask Julia while you are getting your cut!

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Chindar

Barber – Olentangy Location

“Mastery at work!” is the best was to describe Chindar’s barber skills. As a graduate of the Ohio State Barber College and ten years of experience cutting hair it is easy to see why Chin’s clients love him. Chin takes the time to evaluate each and every client’s hair type and prides himself on his diverse knowledge of all hair textures. Having been a travelling barber all over the world, it is easy to see how Chin was able to accomplish this. He is passionate about hair and about making sure his clients leave him an outstanding review! When Chin is not in the Barber shop he is spending time watching the latest basketball game or, as you might have guessed, travelling!

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Lennon

Barber – Olentangy and Bridge Park

After graduating from Raphaels School of Beauty Culture in Youngstown, OH, Lennon decided to take a leap of faith & move to Columbus – a city that would provide him with the lifestyle he desired! As a natural perfectionist, Lennon loves cutting hair & achieving the exact style each client desires. He’s very detail oriented & uses absolute precision when styling hair. Aside from cutting hair, Lennon also loves traveling, trying new restaurants, & spending time with friends & family. Having released multiple albums & playing the drums in several bands, he’s also passionate about performing & creating music!

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John

Barber – Olentangy Location

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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Marla

Men’s Grooming Specialist- Olentangy and Bridge Park

Going from cutting her barbies hair to a ten year long career with hair, I think its safe to say Marla found her passion. Marla is skilled in men’s and women’s hair. She works extremely well with children as well.  Being a people person you can find yourself lost in a great convo while in her chair. Marla makes it her goal to build a relationship with all clients so they feel comfortable and confident. Festivals, concerts, football games you name it Marla is there.. and in love with Columbus, Ohio and all it has to offer. Marla is a licensed zumba instructor so outside of work you also can find her encouraging others to start a healthy lifestyle