Master Barber | Manager
[currently on maternity leave]
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.
Master Barber | Assistant Manager
Logan believes the west coast is the best coast as he has lived in Washington, California, Hawaii, and found his home in Oregon. His official career in barbering started 15 years ago. Unofficially, his start began with trading haircuts for beer and pizza in the Delta Upsilon fraternity house while attending Oregon State University. Logan is a very capable stylist, but committed himself long ago to focusing his attention and career to being a barber. Logan prides himself on efficiency and his ability to make his clients laugh. Logan’s spare time is filled with family, friends, and his love for travel.
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.
Senior Barber + Trainer
Born in Portland, Ashley moved to Wisconsin growing up cultivating a love for cheese. She began her journey in the beauty industry cutting hair for her high school friends. In 2009 she followed the Oregon trail back to Portland to attend the Aveda Institute. Directly after graduating Ashley became a part of the team at Y-Chrome. Precision and attention to detail have been key factors in developing her skills as an expert with tight fades, textured razor cuts, and straight razor work.
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."
Orignally from California, Cady made home of the Northwest in 2014. Her love for cutting and coloring her own hair started at the young age of 12. Shortly after high school Cady started at Shoreline School of Cosmetology in her hometown of Santa Cruz, graduating in 2012. Striving to always better her craft, Cady enjoys doing everything from bald fades, to long surfer shags, to a classic tapered cut. In her off time, Cady likes to drink all the beer Portland has to offer, watch hockey, and hang out with her fur babies.
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.
Keren began her career in cosmetology in her hometown of Knoxville, TN where she attended The Paul Mitchell Academy. After graduating in 2012, she worked as a cutting specialist for four years. In 2016, Keren moved across the country to the great state of Oregon, and has been with the MWY team ever since. Her strengths include attention to detail and efficiency. When Keren isn't cutting hair, her hobbies include playing with her cat, going to music festivals, and making puns.
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.