Owner OperatorSteve’s passion for good grooming began in his pre-teen years. He often came home from the local barber shop to clean up and define the lines of his haircut to make it perfect. At 14 years of age, the entrepreneurial Steve was born. He set up a barber shop at home and started bringing his buddies over for the $10 perfectly defined cut. Steve ‘the barber’ was in demand throughout his high school years. The entrepreneurial Steve completed his passionate vision by opening ‘MENtality: Fine Grooming for the Man’, a men’s barber salon.
BarberJody began his career as a licensed cosmetologist but quickly realized that his true passion was barbering. Pursuing his dreams he set forth on a journey to conquer the industry and in his wake blazed a path of innovation. A master barber for two decades, he strived for the ultimate title of Master Instructor. Along the way, he has perfected the art of barbering by his precision, technique, design and signature style. His collection of awards, trophies and degrees are just a token for his artistry, brilliance and proficiency. His deeds go well beyond the profession, involving himself within the community to ensure a better future for our youth. The goal of any great leader is to ensure that the troops are well trained, highly motivated and prepared for destiny. We at MENtality proudly present our leader, our general and our Master Instructor… Jody Murray PhD.
- Graduated Empire Beauty School (Associate Degree)
- Graduated Barber Training (Bachelors Degree)
- Graduated Barber Manager (Masters Degree)
- Graduated Barber Teacher (Ph. D)
BarberAmanda began her illustrious career when she enrolled in cosmetology training in high school, graduating in 1997. She immediately gained recognition within the industry with her skin care and hair coloring brilliance, yet continued training as a barber. In 2001, she passed her state boards and leaped forward in the profession, crafting her skills in men’s hairstyling, coloring, skin care and straight razor shaving. With over 15 years of experience, her technique has revolutionized the path of barbering. With a combination of skill, technique and beauty, she will dazzle the senses and create a style for every client. We at MENtality are honored that Amanda chose to show us her talents and welcome all to experience the thrill.
BarberJesse found his way into the field of barbering when he was just 12 years old. He received a terrible haircut and decided he could do a much better job. A lot of Jesse’s friends would see his haircuts and after learning he did them himself they all began to ask Jesse to cut their hair as well. After years of cutting hair for fun Jesse decided to go to barber school so he could try to take his craft to the next level. He completed barber school and his skills had improved greatly so he started working in different shops through out Pennsylvania. Jesse then completed his barber manager course and became a Master Barber, and recently finished his schooling to become a licensed Pennsylvania barber teacher. Jesse loves the art of barbering and continues to learn and perfect the craft in which he is so passionate about. Over the past 10 years Jesse has studied under very gifted barbers and barber teachers and has worked with and performed haircut on people of all walks of life. Jesse specializes in fades, designs, timeless styles, and much more. He is a very versatile barber and he can cut every type, texture, and style of hair.
BarberHaylee has been cutting hair for 5 years now. She grew up around the business with a hairstylist for a mom. Once in high school she decided to follow her interest in hair and the cosmetology program at the Center for Arts and Technology at Pickering Campus. In 2012 she received her cosmetology license before she received her diploma. She also attended advisory committee meetings twice a year the program at Vo-Tech. After realizing her love for cutting men’s hair and finding a barbershop, she can finally say she loves what she does and WHERE she does it. Welcome to MENtality, Haylee!
BarberAntonio’s passion for the art of cutting hair began when he was 12 years old washing heads in his brother’s hair salon in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He started at Luren Professional and received his diploma. He was invited to come to Chile by L’Oreal Paris to study and work there for three years. Antonio traveled to Bolivia to participate in a South American Championship organized by “Wella” where he won first place in the Cutting category in September 1977. He was part of the international Exhibition Fair Expo 1997 in Santa Cruz. He finally had his own salon called “Capello”, got married had a son and moved to Italy where he stayed and studied for 7 years ending up in Milan, Italy.
Antonio arrived in the United States and has enjoyed barbering and styling hair ever since. Thanks to everyone in America who helped him.
Mercedes is a graduate of Wyoming Seminary College Prep School. She holds both a Cosmetology and Barber License. It was her tenure at Valor Men’s Grooming where she realized her passion for barbering. Mercedes has innate competitive spirit to keep her skills sharp for her customers and career. This competitive spirit stems from her ten (10) plus years as a competitive ice hockey player.
Mercedes is skilled in the use of the straight razor, tight haircuts, buzz cuts, shaves, beard trimming, shampooing, styling and more.
We are excited to have Mercedes at MENtality where she joins an elite group of talented barbers.
Make your appointment today and experience her unwavering commitment to providing exceptional cuts, shaves and beard trimming.
Customer Service ManagerBrittany enrolled in cosmetology school in 2009 at Pulse Beauty Academy. Soon after, she began to explore the classic styles of men and quickly found her passion for barbering. Under our Master Barber, Joseph Murray, she embarked on her professional career in the industry. Don’t let the R.B.F. intimidate you as Brittany unleashes a level of creativity beyond her beauty. She specializes in timeless hairstyles, straight razor shaves, and beard designing. Known as the fadequeen, her royalty reigns supreme among the best in the industry. As our customer service manager she can ensure that the barbershop will be the best part of your day. We at MENtality are honored by her loyalty, work ethic, and dedication to excellence and proudly bow down to her Majesty.
Customer ServiceJessi has been with MENtality off and on for the last four years. Her customer service is stellar and they love her great smile and professionalism. We hope to have Jessi here for a long time. Welcome Back Jessi!
Front DeskRecently new to MENtality, Marika will be manning our Front Desk and Shampoo areas. Her smile, creativity and professional attitude are a welcoming asset to MENtality.