Master Barber | Manager
In Jessi's home state of Iowa she attended prestigious Bill Hill’s college of Cosmetology and Barbering. After graduating in 2001, she hit the open road landing in Portland in 2009. Jessie’s strengths as a stylist come from attending advanced training from the American Crew Menswork academy. She developed a love for detailing allowing her to customize haircuts to each individual. When she is not hard at work she enjoys spending time with family, exploring the beautiful Northwest, practicing her moonwalk, and tasting Portland’s delicious micro brews. Whether your desired cut is a bald fade or a trendy man bun Jessi is the woman for the job.
Kourtney has been a barber at Y-Chrome since it’s opening in 2009. Kourtney desires to provide nothing but the best in all the services she provides from classic cuts and zero fades to traditional hot towel straight razor shaves. Kourtney continues to grow and develop her skills as a barber. When she is not hard at work Kourtney admits she loves her cat, has an addiction to cheez-it’s and is learning the fine art of gardening.
Geo graduated from the Aveda Institute in 2011. Outside of cutting a great head of hair, Geo loves searching for vinyl records, reading comic books, watching soccer and basketball. "I love being a barber because I get to build relationships with repeat clients and get to hear from people from different cultures and places while performing a service that I enjoy."
Originally from Califiornia, Stacy has lived in Portland since 2004. She has a true passion for barbering and straight razor shaving is one of her many talents. She enjoys giving people a complete transformation whether that is for their benefit or their spouse or partner, new job or just for a change of pace. She comes from a long line of hairstylists and loves meeting people from all over the world. She is obsessed with all things Disney, Marvel and animation. She is a regular at Disneyland and enjoys adult swim, stand-up comedy and binge watching Netflix.
Anna comes to us from Santa Cruz, California, where she graduated from Shoreline School of Cosmetology in 2013. After moving to Oregon, she focused primarily on women's styling for 2 years. Now her focus is to learn to perfect men's styling and cutting. She enjoys meeting new people and giving people exactly what they're looking for. In her spare time, you can find her hiking in the woods with her Corgi pup and mushroom hunting.
Shane is originally from New York's Hudson Valley and came to Portland by way of New York City. After receiving degrees in both Biology and Chemistry and working in those fields for several years, Shane felt like he wasn't exercising his creative side. With a passion for art and fashion, barbering was a natural fit for him. He has done extensive continuing education through the Paul Mitchel Academy and Manhattan's Atlas Barber school. He has trained with some of the east cost's most talented barbers and was awarded a New York State Master Barber license. Shane enjoys taking classic men's hairstyles and adding a bit of edginess to it. He is a true craftsman of his trade. Outside of the shop, Shane likes to spend time exploring the outdoors with his lovely wife and dogs, painting, listening to music and drinking coffee.
Kyle is the newest barber to the Y-Chrome family, he brings along with him enthusiasm and a love for barbering. He enjoys puppies, gaming, a cornucopia of geeky activities. He spent much of his childhood traveling with a military family, moving from Hawaii he made a home in Portland 11 years ago with his wife and two fur babies. He excels at all types of hair and employs a variety of tools to get the desired look for clients. If you're looking for someone to tailor a haircut just for you and talk all things geeky Kyle's the guy for you!