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Jessica Zeinstra has devoted her entire professional career to the craft of men's grooming and the art of classic barbering. When she is not creating looks from behind the chair, Jessica is developing curriculum for men's haircutting programs and teaching advanced education classes across the U.S.
Danny Amorim is a master barber, platform artist and instructor known for his ever-changing facial hair looks. He is also the owner of two Klippers Barbershops based in New Jersey. Danny continues to familiarize himself with the current trends and products to stay ahead of the fast-paced barber and beauty industry and embraces every opportunity to grow professionally. Danny is currently teaching classes in salons and schools across the U.S.
Sean Casey is a seasoned barber with 15 years of experience in both personal and corporate hair styling. He is a dedicated leader with a history of success in unique hair designs, barbershop management and business ownership. Currently, he owns two barbershops called TwinCutz and is active in several high profile competitions such as the New York Barber Battle 3 and Xotics Hair Battle. His film and TV work includes NYC Barber Battle 3: the Movie and NBC News.
Renee Chamberlain has close to three decades of experience in the salon and barbering industry. Inspired by her barber father, she has followed in his footsteps by mastering the use of Andis clippers for use on both men and women - this technique has increased her personal efficiency by 200%! In addition to her barbering and cutting techniques, she excels at finishing women's styles. She has a proven ability to consistently exceed company and personal goals while adapting to trends and changes in the industry. She currently works at the Klip Joint in Racine, WI where she is responsible for location management, training, accounting and personal production.
Eric Cheek is a successful barber salon owner, barber educator and platform artist based in Charlotte, NC. Possessing multiple competitive barbering victories, years of practical experience and an artistic eye, his approachable and easy-to-understand style of teaching is second to none. He is often invited to tradeshows and events to share his artistry and knowledge where novices and experienced pros alike uncover hidden gems of advice and translate them into profit. Eric's entrepreneurial drive has also led him to produce his own line of instructional classes and DVDs.
Donald D. Conley II is an internationally recognized barber with nearly two decades of professional experience. His long list of career achievements include shop owner, platform artist (Team Xotics), educator (Federico Beauty Institute), as well as groomer to some of today's most noteworthy "A-listers" (Grammy nominated Leon Bridges). His passion for barbering and barbers has enabled him to connect with people of all backgrounds. “Always the student” is the model that he lives by daily, forever focusing on how to improve processes in his business and personal life.
John Delgado is a young, energetic barber from Miami, Florida. As the owner of the thriving 13-chair Fine Line Barbershop, he earned his more popular alias "Mr. Fine Line”. With over 14 years’ experience in barbering, John has been cutting for the majority of his life and is known for being versed in practically all aspects of the trade. There's no better proof of this than the trophies he's racked up over the years in barbering competitions from Miami to Los Angeles in categories including traditional styles, freestyle designs and even cutting hair in the dark, literally! He’s excited to dedicate more of his time educating others in the field of men's hair cutting.
Dave Diggs is the barber, educator, brand ambassador and creator behind The Barbers' Inc. barbershop based in San Jose, CA. He credits his multi-racial background for his innate ability to understand, relate to and execute hair trends and styles for all ethnic groups and hair textures. Diggs launched into the Bay-area barbering industry in 2011 and has quickly gained international recognition, with his work taking him across the globe.
Kenny Duncan is a nationally known barber, stylist and educator, as well as co-owner of a 12-chair salon - Main Attraction Unisex Salon - based in Philadelphia. He is the barber for several Grammy Award-winning artists and has toured the world as the barber for the Lady Gaga production team. Kenny's styling work has also appeared in films such as "Fantastic Four" and "Creed" starring Michael B. Jordan. He is currently the Lead Educator for Andis Company.
Tone McGill is one of the industry's most well respected master barbers, bringing a wealth of clipper-cutting experience to the Andis team. Led by faith and integrity, Tone has become a trusted barber to many professional athletes, entertainers and TV/radio personalities. He holds numerous competition titles and awards including the 2006 Bronner Brothers Barber Competition and the 2011 Andis Educator of the Year. He is the owner of The Ultimate Barber Lounge located in Charlotte, NC.
John Mosley brings over 10 years of industry experience to the Andis Education team. This experience includes working behind the chair in the barbershop, working as a platform artist for Paul Mitchell and providing personal grooming services to several celebrities in the entertainment and sports industries. John's knowledge, passion and industry relationships help Andis deliver best-in-class educational programs in the Southwest.
Jason Potchen of Indiana-based McFly's Gentlemen Shops is an expert educator and platform artist whose clientele has included professional athletes and musicians. With over 16 years of experience behind the chair, Jason is known as a diverse professional with an eye for not only modern, trendy styles but also traditional, classic cuts.
Whitney's interest is deeply embedded in creative design and sculpting. Following school, she worked as a generalist for five years until channeling her interest to specialize in modern barbering. She quickly fell in love with the craft and has won several titles including NAHA "Men's Hairstylist of the Year" in 2017 and Behind the Chair Big Shot "Men's Shot of the Year 2017". She currently owns and operates THE AESTHETIC X WHITNEY VERMEER and is also a National Educator for Baxter of California owned by L'Oreal and Platform Artist for HATTORI HANZO Shears.
Baldy is a barber, instructor and owner of three Baldy's Barbershops located around Buckinghamshire. He began his career at a unisex salon at age 15 and at 21 decided to focus exclusively on cutting men's hair. Now, with over three decades of men's grooming experience, he teaches regular courses at the London School of Barbering and other academies around the UK. In addition, he trains up to four apprentices each year at his barbershops. Baldy proudly describes himself as "a modern barber with a very old school style."
MK is one of the UK's leading male stylists known for his unique approach to cutting-edge barbering. A 20-year industry veteran and salon owner in North London, he continues to capture prestigious awards and the admiration of his peers. A long-time Andis educator and creator of multiple haircutting tutorial videos, MK works with HABIA, the government awarding body for the national standards of hair and beauty and was instrumental in aiding in the writing of the NVQ level 2 & 3, introduced to colleges in 2010 and implemented nationwide in 2011. In addition, MK is also an advocate for City and Guilds an educational body for barbering in the UK. His fashion, film and TV work includes: styling for designer Oswald Boateng, set work for George Lucas and Anthony Hemmingway and appearances on Channel Five's Trust Me I'm a Beauty Therapist and the BBC's Learning Zone and longest-running youth program Blue Peter.
Kieron Price began his career as a certified hairdresser prior to making the switch to full-time barbering. For the past 13 years, he's honed his barbering skills and is currently a qualified barbering assessor and barbershop manager, where he manages the business' social media across various platforms. When not busy behind the chair, he teaches seminars at the London School of Barbering and hair industry events. Kieron is a past winner of a British Master Barbers Award and is a founding member of the New World Barbers.
Lynndy Rolfe is an award-winning hairdresser, session stylist and British Master Barber from Northampton. She began her career in hairdressing fresh out of school when she was 16, working for a local salon group, but it wasn't until a managerial position came up at the salon group's barbershop, that she found her flair for men's hairdressing and barbering. Stumbling into the barbering world by chance, Lynndy has become a rising star in the industry, achieving British Master Barber status and becoming Men's Stylist of the Year at the FHA UK Freelance Awards 2016, whilst developing a passion for education and teaching the next generation of barbers. Known in the industry for her positivity, hard working nature and determination, Lynndy proudly describes her cutting style as "fearless".
Sid fell in love with barbering at the age of 14 while working as a shop assistant in a traditional Italian barbershop in New York. Eager to make his mark on the industry, Sid began a 14-year career with Vidal Sassoon where he rose to Assistant Creative Director. As a member of the creative team he collaborated on editorial work and maintained a celebrity client base. Sid also worked backstage at revered international fashion shows including crafting hair for Joseph Abboud's Men's Collection at New York Fashion Week. After parting ways with Sassoon, Sid pursued an exciting freelance career guesting & teaching in exclusive salons & barbershops. And after having trained educators & written curriculums for other academies, Sid opened his very own academy - The Sid Sottung Academy - in Nottingham, UK.
A professional with over 20 years' experience, Kevin Vorley is a long-time Andis educator and founder of K Barbers Emporium in Essex. He is an active national ambassador for the Men's Hairdressing Federation and the first Essex barber to receive a master craftsman in barbering award. Kevin is known for his passion, positive training methods and ability teach people at all skill levels.