INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED
EDUCATION TEAM


Whether you are in cosmetology school or have been behind the chair for years, our pros can help keep you on top of your game! Check them out at an event near you!

Andis Educator - Alison

Alison The Barber

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Originally from New York City, Alison McGlynn graduated from Albuquerque Barber College and after honing her craft working with other barbers, she opened her first AlisonTheBarber men's salon in 2017. After only a short time, AlisonTheBarber won a "Best In The City" competition with Albuquerque The Magazine. Alison is also and educator and platform artist with Gib's Grooming. When she is not traveling around the country sharing her knowledge and passion for the craft she can be found donating her time doing hair for the local community theater groups, working passionately with domestic violence/human trafficking victims and cutting hair for the homeless and less fortunate in various local shelters. She is looking forward to sharing her love of barbering and learning from others in the Andis Education Team.
 
Andis Educator - Danny

Danny Amorim

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Danny Amorim is a master barber, platform artist and instructor known for his ever-changing facial hair looks. He is also the owner of three 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.
Andis Educator - Dave

Dave Diggs

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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.Diggs has also acclaimed multiple awards and accomplishments during his short amount of time in the industry: Inspiration & Mentorship Award from the Western Barber Conference, Multiple Commendations from the City of San Jose for Outstanding Community Service, Circle of Friendship Award from the Silicon Valley NAACP, and many, many more.
Andis Educator - Jason

Jason Potchen

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Jason “Jay McFly” Potchen, owner/ operator of nationally recognized McFly’s Gentlemen Shop (Based our of Crown Point and Lowell Indiana) is considered to be one of the most down-to-earth and transparent educators in the entire hair industry. With well over a decade worth of experience as a platform artist, public speaker, motivator, business and brand builder, Jay has traveled the world sharing his experiences and ideology of how the industry has treated him and how to maximize your time in your career. When he’s not educating, he’s been putting hair on the floor for almost 20 years professionally, with clientele that has included professional athletes, musicians, politicians and entrepreneurs. His entertaining, funny and detailed presentations have helped teach and motivate hundreds of stylists and barbers over the years, something he takes an enormous amount of pride in.   
Andis Educator - Lici

Lici Lady Barber

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Lici LadyBarber is an award-winning Platform Artist specializing in detailed aesthetic hair designs, although she is proficient as a well-rounded Barber/Stylist. Lici has hosted, educated and judged many hair competitions as a respected Barber in the industry. Lici has been fortunate enough to share her passion with thousands of people throughout the country showcasing her talent and educating at various hair shows and social networking events.  Currently she is an educator with John Paul Mitchell Systems and Paul Mitchell the School as well as a registered continuous education in the state of Texas. She is also COO of Hair Palooza, a lifestyle event for the Barber and Beauty industry. Lici is devoted to raising the standard of the Barber and Beauty Industry through education and building a strong network of leaders.
 
Andis Educator - Sean

Sean Casey

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Sean Casey a native New Yorker who now resides in South Florida is a duel licensed barber and cosmetologist with 20 years’ experience. Sean is the owner of 5 TwinCutZ barber shops in Southwest Florida that won small business of the year in 2018. His training started with assisting the legendary Oribe in NYC. Sean is a global educator/platform artist for Andis clipper company, A national educator/platform artist for Hatori Hanzo shears, A barber specialist for Paul Mitchell the School, And an international educator/platform artist for Elegance USA. Sean has certifications with Tony & Guy London, Menspire London, Schorem Old School Academy in Amsterdam, and classic barbering in Rome. Sean has been featured in many media & publications such as ESPN and USA Today. Sean is also a cancer survivor that founded the organization Fade Cancer. 
Andis Educator - Eric

Eric Cheek

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Eric Cheek is a successful barber & beauty 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.
Andis Educator - Kenny

Kenny Duncan

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Kenny Duncan is an internationally known barber, stylist, make-up artist, photographer, educator, and salon owner. Kenny is the barber for several Grammy Award winning artists and has toured the world as the barber for Lady Gaga world tours & the Adele Live world tour.  Kenny has also styled for major motion films such as” Fantastic Four", “Creed” & “Creed II” starring Michael B. Jordan. He also is the personal barber to NBA stars Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid, Tobias Harris, & Jimmy Butler. He is the co-owner of a well-known 14 chair salon called Main Attraction Unisex salon, and is the US Lead Educator for the Andis Company
 
Andis Educator - Whitney

Whitney VerMeer

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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.
Andis Educator - Don

Don Conley

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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.
Andis Educator - John

John Mosley

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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.
Andis Educator - Michael

Michael Mejia

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Well-established in the San Francisco Bay Area, Michael Mejia is a licensed barber and cosmetologist of 20 years, specializing in a new genre of old-school style—what he calls ‘Modernly- Classic’. Traditional to the core, Mejia specializes in bespoke haircuts that are bringing handsome back. His unique craftsmanship has created a secret gentleman’s society of sorts, where men gather for much-needed downtime and QT. There’s a soul and sense of pride in every detail,” he says. Emerge a better man—with your best hair ever. Over the last decade, Mejia’s portfolio and client list has grown to include athletes, Coachella performers, New York Fashion Week models and average gents seeking to ‘up the ante’ on their everyday vibe. He got his start for hair brands Sebastian and label.m, then became one of the original educators for Baxter. He’s still onboard helping to create the ever-evolving curriculum and teach hands-on men’s haircutting techniques.
Andis Educator - Renee

Renee Chamberlain

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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 Joynt in Racine, WI where she is responsible for location management, training, accounting and personal production.
Andis Educator - Laura

Laura Loera

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From a small town in Idaho Laura has accomplished a lot in her years of being a barber/stylist from owning her own shop to volunteering at barbering events. Her 10+ years of excellence as a bi-lingual female barber is second to known. Establishing herself as a respected barber Laura has traveled and educated all across the county. The love for the art of barbering and it’s long rich history has made Laura emphasize the importance of education in the barbering world.