Keeping his blade sharp, Ryan went from a butcher to an aspiring barber. With Louisiana roots, he grew up cutting his brothers hair in the backyard & always had a passion for the art. Heavily inspired by everything from 40's/50's American style to the 60's mod UK vibe, Ryan has a blade for any cut. As the shop owner, Taylor's daily hustle is side by side with his fellow barber & encouraging them on every level. Iron sharpens iron.
Johnny Rioux embodies the spirit of traditional barbering through and through. a New Hampshire native, old man Rioux spent the majority of his life touring the world playing and working with various punk/rock n roll bands. it wasn't until the past couple of years that he felt called to pursue another passion of his, one that would keep him at home more. Since then he's grown into a precision based, talented barber with a focus on classic cuts and low pomps/side parts. This man truly respects the tradition.
A military brat from the eastside of San Antonio, Trevor(aka Shave) is the definition of ambition! Trevor started getting skin in the game in Washington state before moving back to San Antonio to finish barber school and cut at Alamo City barbers. A true artist, Trevor prides himself on his clean straight razor shaves and traditional mens cuts.
With over 15 years in the professional barbering game, Ana Rico grew up in the craft. Her Mother and brothers all cut hair, and she developed a passion for the trade at an early age. Proficient in ALL cuts, especially tapers and pompadours, Ana Rico is a force to be reckoned with. She represents our core family over everything value wholeheartedly and is constantly growing and learning. She is a much needed calm in our dude storm.
Hailng from parts unknown(otherwise known as Spring Branch), Alfredo has committed the better part of his adult life to growing in his craft and spending time with his wife and kids. He cut his teeth in branch garages in grade school perfecting taper fades and edge ups on neighborhood kids and class mates. In between garage cuts and school, he played drums in numerous bands in the Spring Branch/Houston area. Like many of us at East End Barber, Fredo received his education at Modern Barber College under the tutelage of Don Sutton. Proficient in all barber services, Alfredos favorites are traditional trims, under cuts, and crew cuts. A linchpin in the EEB family, respect his time and everybody happy, k?
An East End native, Mike is the spirit of the shop. The youngest in age and experience, he's by far the most hungry and creative. Like Johnny, Mike started off as front desk and apprenticed at East End Barber while completing his 1500 hours at Modern Barber College. Mike started at a young age, cleaning up his father and brothers while obsessively watching youtube tutorials and practicing on friends. The shy guy at the shop, Mikes constantly learning more about barbering in his spare time and striving to perfect his craft. His favorites are bald fades, low tapers, classic side parts and tapered beards.
Kevin Ovalle aka the "Texas City Troubadour", cut his teeth in area barber shops in San Diego after serving his country in the U.S. Navy. after graduating from Associated Barber College he moved his beautiful family and his trash opinions back to Texas. a dominant force in traditional side parts, pompadours, and traditional shaves,nice boy Kevin is a force to be reckoned with here at East End Barber
With a background in art and music, Will found the perfect home for his creative itch in barbering. A Kansas native, he found his home here in Houston in ‘98 and immersed himself in the arts community. Thats where he found his love and respect for precision. Wills Hitters are bald fades, tapers, designs, and side parts, but you can trust this man with anything.