Jenny D is a Midwest girl who has had her hands in some of the best hair in Kansas City. Platinum blond, vivids, or chocolate brown, she has done them all. After seven years behind the chair, Jenny constantly searches for new inspiration and education opportunities. As the Artistic Director of the Westport location, Jenny specializes in color services, especially corrective color. Jenny uses classic and modern techniques in her color and cutting to create custom looks for her clients.
Crystal joined the Chop Tops team in 2013 after graduating from Paul Mitchell.
Her specialties include long hair, blonding (especially platinums ) and extensions.
She loves precision men's cuts and a clean fade! Crystal is passionate about
furthering her education by attending classes, participating in forums
and constant research on the latest techniques and trends.
In her free time she enjoys binge watching shows or reading a good book.
Big enthusiast of tacos, coffee, tea and EVERYTHING sweet!
To be the experts in our community, offering the best guest experience,
supported by technical and creative excellence and superior products.
We are a team who values lifelong learning, constant improvement and
excellence in a positive and friendly environment for all.
Upon graduating from Z Academy, Kat joined Chop Tops in 2015. Her passion for
Men's precision cutting and grooming escalated quickly. Fades, Fades and more Fades
Head shaves and Beard grooming, She's your gall!
When she's not making KC beautiful, she and her guy love to watch thrillers, chase her cats,
Itsy and Jack and play with their three legged dog Barney
Taryn, She’s a bundle of personality and talent disguised in a small beautiful package. A little over two years at Chop Tops, Taryn has fine tuned her gentleman's haircuts. She believes we never stop learning and loves to attend educational events. When she's not adding pomade to your hair, she enjoys coffee shops and punk rock music!
Upon graduation, Emily joined Chop Tops and has become one of our fastest growing stylist!
An artist behind the chair and an accomplished media artist outside the salon, Emily's creativity
and eye for the unique stands out. Men's precision cuts, creative color and vintage styling
are her passions.
The creativity continues to flow on her days off, working on art projects and
collecting vintage treasures!
Brea has been with Chop Tops for three plus years. A Paul Mitchell Academy graduate, Brea specializes
in men's precision cutting, beard grooming, head and facial shaving. Women's design cuts, especially "the pixie"
and color are also included in her talent arsenal. Brea balances work a love for travel, meeting new people
and tasting great beer! Winnie, Mia, Ganesha & Glitch her faithful fur babes keep her warm
with cuddles & love too!
Samantha is a KC born and raised stylist of four years who joined us after working in
Portland, Oregon. Her primary experience is with men's precision cuts.
She specializes in men's hair, curly hair, and bobs.
When she's not cutting hair, she's pursuing her Bachelors in psychology
and prepping for bodybuilding competitions.
Samantha has a keen eye for detail and troublesome cowlicks of challenging hair.
Sharon completed her Barber license and
has excelled as a stylist quickly. Attending as many educational classes,
tutorials and in-salon training. Sharon continues to master men's grooming,
fading, short styles for women and vivid colors. Sharon efficiently provides a
custom service and explains the art of how to reproduce your new style at home.
Personable and accommodating describes Sharon well.
Spending time with family & friends, playing old school video games,
concerts & local music occupies her free time.
Ashley is from Montgomery, Alabama. She has been licensed since 2011.
Specializing in modern techniques for women's hair.
Her passions are Vivid colors, Blonding and enjoys Men's precision cutting and grooming.
In her freetime, Ashley loves pizza, exploring Kansas City and Alabama football.
Roll tide, Y'all
Bailey is a Kansas City native. She graduated as a Phase two artist from Paul Mitchell. Unique hair color and precision haircuts of all kinds are her passions. When she is not mixing hair color at Chop Tops she is enjoys creating visual art and wine tasting in her spare time.
A lover of classic rock, her pit bull, Penny, laughter, and snacks, Sam started with Chop Tops as a salon coordinator 4 years ago and has now made the transition to stylist since graduating from Z Hair Academy in 2018. Behind the chair, she loves men’s grooming as well as balayage & color, and enjoys teaching her clients how to recreate their styles at home after they leave the salon. Outside of Chop Tops, she loves taking her pup on hikes, seeing live music, creating music with her friends, and spinning her dad’s old vinyls.
To kick off 2019 right, Casey joined the Chop Tops team upon graduating from Z Academy. Specializing in men’s precision cutting, textured cuts, balayage, and creative styling; her passion for the craft and attention to detail shine through in her work. When she’s not cutting hair you can likely find her drawing/painting commissioned artwork or spending time with family and friends.
With three years experience, Missy loves to create sassy vivid colors and
the classic Balayage for beautiful blondes, looking for a formal style,
vintage look or braids, Missy is your artist!
Missy is certified with Hot Heads extensions & Keratin Complex smoothing treatments.
Fella's, Missy is a master with grooming for gentleman!
Happy at work and happy at home when she's enjoying time off.
With seven years of customer service in beauty industry, Alyssa is one
our lead guest service team members. Alyssa prides herself making sure our guest,
through service, product knowledge and comfort enjoy ever minute
of the Chop Tops visit. As a seasoned make up artist and photographer
you will see Alyssa at Chop Tops photo shoots and making faces
beautiful for our special occasion clients. When she's not freelancing
on here days off she enjoys relaxing with her Pup, Luna!
Cora is a well traveled army brat who graduated from Z Hair Academy and just recently joined our family here at Chop Tops! She loves her job almost more than her cats. Fine tuned barber cuts and brilliant blondes are her passion! Interacting and conversing with new people are one of the many reasons styling hair is her favorite thing to do! When she’s not singing or dancing, she’s producing stunning hair cuts and colors!
KC born and raised, Gabii has been doing hair for 4 years. She’s certified in Hot Heads Hair extensions and specializes in balayage, highlights and women’s cuts. During her free time she’s roller skating around town or hanging out with her dog.
In addition to Chop Tops, Haleigh is also studying criminal justice at the University of Central Missouri. She’s a true crime junkie! In her free time, Haleigh is most likely playing Overwatch, cuddling with her cats, or drinking beer on a patio somewhere
Born and raised in Kansas City, Rachel loves being a member of the Chop Tops team She enjoys meeting new people every day and working closely with the stylists and desk team to help make a fun and enjoyable environment in the salon. In her spare time, Rachel works as a model and stylist. She is a lover of vintage clothing, The Office, Led Zeppelin, and her cat, Rajah!
Cassiti has been working in customer service for 5 years and loves working with people and kids. Outside of work she's spending time with her fur babies or drinking a Jam Band
I love greeting and making our clients feel welcome! I'm a photographer and love to read and draw. I always look forward to coming home to snuggle my dog Zeus & bunny, Lucifer. I hope to open a themed coffee shop in the future.
Arielle is a California native who feels right at home with the rockabilly charm that Choptops has to offer. She prides herself in customer service and organization. Off the clock, you will most likely find Arielle complimenting dogs or performing stand-up comedy!