Brian retired from the United States Marine Corps in 2012 after serving the country for over 20 years. He got his start barbering in 1999 while deployed to South Korea. Shortly after returning to the United States, he enrolled and completed a course thru the US Navy earning his certificate to cut hair on “ship and shore”. In 2005, Brian completed his Master Barber Licensure while stationed in Kansas.
Brian believes in the barbering traditions of the 1900’s America as well as modern barbering. He has created a place where men can go to enjoy conversation, reading current events, keep up with the latest sports events, and discuss important local/national topics . He believes everyone deserves a top-notch haircut and straight razor shave at an affordable price in a friendly, clean environment.
Kenny is a fifth generation Montanan born and raised in a small town west of Kalispell called Kila. After his travels abroad in 2003 to Italy and later exploring the beautiful state of Montana, he chose to settle in Missoula in 2012.
Shortly after settling in Missoula Kenny realized his passion was to transition from his career in the financial industry to his family career path as a hair stylist with emphasis in being a barber so he can serve both women and men of Missoula. His credentials include extensive hands-on styling techniques from Modern Beauty School where he graduated from in the past year.
After following his role models, Schorem barbers of Rotterdam for their techniques and craftsmanship, he was excited to expand his skills by specializing in men’s classic haircuts and facials. That is when he knew he wanted to be part of Master Barber of Missoula who shares the same goal of being the elite barbers of Missoula.
He looks forward to providing classic gentlemen’s services to the community and being part of the Master Barber of Missoula team.
Mel is a Long Beach, California native who recently moved to Missoula with his family. He has a background in art and says, “Refined and Urban artistry inspired me to combine precision and creativity in barbering.”
Mel is known for his “Signature Designs”. Yes Missoulians, he can create a “GRIZ” logo haircut for game day!
Whether you want a classic side part, old school straight razor shave, latest fades or symmetric flat tops; he will keep you in style.
Mel is excited and ready to go as part of the “Master Barber of Missoula” team and is looking forward to serving all of you.
"Kathryn, also known as Katari, is a fifth generation Montanan raised in the Bitterroot Valley. Growing up with four brothers, men’s style has always been a part of her life. Katari not only has a love of sports (especially MLB) but also watching styles change throughout growing up has helped her in choosing men’s styling and wanting to create influential styles as well. From the famous “Bowl” cut to now giving her brothers, their friends and teammates great guy cuts, Katari is well versed and rehearsed in men’s hair fashion.
Katari attended Modern Beauty School in Missoula and graduated in July of this year from Bitterroot School of Cosmetology in Hamilton, MT with a license in cosmetology. She learned multiple hair styling techniques including American fades and classic styles originating from 1900’s barbering. She is looking forward to earning a supplemental barbering license to master not only hair styling but straightrazor shaving as well. Katari not only specializes in men’s haircutting and style, she also offers scalp massage to promote overall healthy hair and scalp.
With an ever growing knowledge of hair care products, haircut and styling techniques, Katari will provide you with an A plus experience at Master Barber of Missoula."
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