Robert opened his first hair studio in Flossmoor, IL, over 40 years ago. Today he’s an owner of four successful Robert Jeffrey Hair Studio salons in Chicago’s Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Andersonville and Wicker Park neighborhoods. A master stylist, color specialist, educator and mentor, he is a pillar in the cosmetology and local Chicago communities. Robert was the first American hairstylist to do a photo shoot at the Berlin Wall and the innovator of “Paint the Town Pink” – a program that promotes breast cancer awareness and education. He is deeply involved in many local community causes including fundraising for the Nettelhorst School.
Robert is available for appointments at Lakeview on
Wednesdays and Fridays: 9:30am-3pm
Every Other Saturday: 9am – 5pm
PERSONAL STYLE: Classic European FAV LOCAL RESTAURANTS: Yoshi’s Cafe SHOPS/DESIGNERS: Calvin Klein, Armani
Owner/Salon Manager/Master Stylist
Patrick is a working partner and highly accomplished stylist at the Lakeview location. He has attended many prestigious workshops, including Vidal Sassoon Advanced Academy in London, KMS Advanced Academy California, Fredric Fekkai in NYC and the London L’Oreal Technical Center. Patrick loves helping his clients find the perfect color and cut for them. His ultimate goal is to help everyone feel fantastic about the way he or she looks!
PERSONAL STYLE: Professional, casual FAV LOCAL RESTAURANTS: Yoshi’s, Chicago Diner SHOPS/DESIGNERS: Macy’s
Brittany is a graduate from the Aveda Institute of Chicago. She has been in the industry for 10+ years. Brittany enjoys cutting and coloring and being with her client from the consultation to the finished look. Brittany is known for her natural looking high lights and coloring rich brunettes, she is also an expert in Balayage. She creates natural, wearable color that lasts. She pays attention to every detail and is determined to make her clients feel and look their very best. Brittany loves to create soft romantic up-dos/bridal hair and is passionate about creating the perfect look for your special event.
Tony is a seasoned stylist with over 27 years of experience in the industry. He is a graduate of Anderson Academy and has enjoyed cutting both men’s and women’s styles ever since. He has a great eye for detail with every client he meets, which gives them confidence in their everyday lifestyle without having to work hard at it. He is well versed in working with all lengths of hair from long to short, layered, or curly, and even beard trimming, but especially enjoys razor cuts and short cuts for men and women. In addition to color, highlights, and ombre, he is trained and certified in the Keratin Complex smoothing treatment. He continues to take part in several cutting and coloring classes to stay current, including training at the Vidal Sassoon Advanced Academy in London, and Hair Color USA. He has worked with Wella, Schwarzkopf, Redken, American Crew, Bumble&bumble, and the Robert Jeffrey Signature Line. Tony counts Kathy Najimy, Belinda Carlisle, Olympia Dukakis, and the late, great Joan Rivers amongst the celebrity clients he has had the pleasure of styling. “My ultimate goal is to do my best to help everyone feel great about the way they look.”
Vastly experienced in a variety of precision and natural haircutting techniques, Ana has worked at Robert Jeffrey since 1975. Throughout her incredible 40-year career, she has studied at Haircolor USA in Florida, taken classes at Beth Minardi’s Color Studio in NY, attended the Jingles Academy in London and mastered American Crew’s Advanced Men’s Cutting course. In 1988, she completed certified esthetics training at Barbara Salomone’s Conservatory of Esthetics. Although she loves doing hair color, creating classic cuts and advising on skin care, her favorite professional pastime is to design amazing updos.
Being a hair stylist is a true passion for Sam, as she has known she has wanted to be one since about age 6. She obtained her cosmetology license in Michigan and soon moved to Chicago to explore opportunities in the hair industry. Soon she obtained a position and advanced training in a sought after Chicago salon, where she started as an assistant and worked her way to being a master stylist. That was 13 years ago, and since has been an educator and design team member for Sebastian professional products, and a cutting and color educator and mentor to aspiring hair stylists in the salon. She has been involved in such collaborative styling events as: platform artist for Sebastian at the ABS show, New York fashion week, the Dove great hair affair- featured in Glamour magazine in October 2013, along with several local Chicago fashion shows and volunteer events. Through these experiences, she has trained under and worked amongst top names in the field, which has helped mold her into the stylist she is today. Sam is well versed in hair cutting and coloring from precision and sleek shear work, to wearable and texturized razor cutting, creative cutting, basic coverage to beautiful dimensional color, and everything in between. She believes that her work mustn’t only reflect her talent as an artist, but must fit the clients needs, face shape, vision, and style.
Alissa Georgevich is a color specialist, with over 12 years of experience in cosmetology. She was born and raised in Chicago, and also spent a few years in Arizona. Alissa began her career being a personal assistant to Ben Mollin ( Runner up in season 1 of Shear Genius). She continued her career in Arizona where she completed an advanced,”Vidal Sassoon ” based, training program in which she specialized in color. After returning to Chicago, Alissa completed another advanced training and education apprenticeship as a color specialist. Alissa has taken numerous classes on up to date techniques and product knowledge always striving to be the best she can and expanding her portfolio constantly. As a color specialist her mission is finding the best color combination for each clients hair and lifestyle. Her expertise ranges from fun creative colors to more traditional highlights. Alissa excells at the current balayage and ombre techniques, as well as the bright bold fashion colors and the soft pastels and greys. If you’re searching for a colorist to help you make a drastic change with your hair, Alissa is your girl! She does not shy away from corrective colors, bleach and tones, or any other color methods. But don’t let her personal rocknroll style fool you, Alissa loves doing ALL color, for ALL clients! Building long lasting relationships with client’s is just
as important as the actual color formula to Alissa. Each client is as important as the last. She takes the time to make sure each client is happy and taken care of. Alissa is truly an artist in every aspect.
Conor has been with the Robert Jeffrey Team since 2007, and has been a professional stylist since 2003. He regularly attends educational classes to keep up with the latest trends in cuts and color, and enjoys working with a variety of product lines including Kevin Murphy, Bumble & Bumble and our very own Robert Jeffrey Signature Line. Conor specializes in men’s cuts, women’s highlights and curly hair. In addition to hairstyling, he enjoys art (including his own line of customized, restored antique lamps), comic books, cartoons, video games, and cooking. A visit with Conor will “make your hair dreams come true!”
Born in Michigan and raised in Illinois, Jason has called Chicago his home since 2000. A 2003 graduate of Pivot Point Academy in Evanston, IL, he has always embraced the beauty of nature and humanity. Jason’s maxim in life is that “there’s always more to learn,” and he combines his love of life-long learning (he’s taken dozens of advanced classes) with an intense curiosity about what’s next for his craft. The minute you sit in his chair, you’ll experience a judgment-free zone of incredible comfort. That’s because Jason excels in providing superlative customer service. He also enjoys creating the most nuanced blondes (from apricot to white ice), long layers that pump up volume and movement, and sassy short cuts. Whether he is creating a full, sexy style for a woman or a classic short cut for a man, the razor is his best friend.
Mark Duthu (Mark D.) graduated from Pivot Point Academy in Chicago and has been styling with Robert Jeffrey Studio since 2008. He loves being able to personally connect with each client to create a customized style and a rewarding experience. Mark D. has an incredible eye for detail and loves being able to satisfy every client’s needs. His continuing education includes classes with Kevin.Murphy, Wella, Sojourn, American Crew and Sebastian.
A core member of the Robert Jeffrey Lakeview team, Shaun Paul graduated from the Excel School of Cosmetology in 2001, and has been developing his skills ever since. He has taken numerous advanced-training classes with companies including: Wella, Label M, Kevin.Murphy, Color Proof, Bumble and bumble, Keratin Complex, D. S. Laboratories and MOROCCANOIL. Throughout his career, he has worked in several cities in Michigan, as well as in the Chicagoland area. A true visual artist, he has an understanding of color and form that is evident in his chic cuts and customized highlights, as well as in his artistic and tasteful makeup applications. Shaun Paul is well-versed in cutting all lengths of women’s hair, but his true specialties are delivering luxurious keratin treatments and performing cutting-edge men’s cuts and beard trims.
Kimmie came to Robert Jeffrey after graduating from Pivot Point in Evanston, IL. She specializes in natural, beautiful color, and Balayage/Hair Painting. She continues to advance her education by attending training by Bumble & Bumble, Kevin Murphy and Wella. Come see her for a fresh new look!
Megan has always had a passion for making people look and feel amazing. She graduated from Pivot Point Cosmetology School in Evanston, and has enjoyed every part about being in the beauty industry. She regularly attends advanced educational classes to stay current with all the hair trends. Megan finds great satisfaction in transforming her clients, whether it be with an amazing haircut or a brand new color. But most importantly giving her clients the knowledge to get the style and look they desire.
A north-side native, Evelynn attended Loyola University Chicago and received her bachelors before pursuing a career in Cosmetology. As a former educator, she understands the importance of communication between client and stylist. She was drawn to hair because it’s beautiful and transformative, and believes that making someone look and feel great is truly gratifying. Whether it’s a total transformation, or simply a trim, Evelynn wants you to feel comfortable confiding in her for your beauty needs. Aside from her Advanced Certificate in Cosmetology, she has trained with Robert Jeffrey, Wella Color, Bumble & Bumble, and Kevin.Murphy. Specializing in hair color services, men’s cuts, wavy/curly textures, and waxing, Evelynn looks forward to working with you!
lash + brow specialist & makeup artist
With over a decade of makeup artistry experience, Brian has broadened his esthetics background with a cosmetology certification and extensive eyelash extension training. He specializes in makeup, lashes, and eyebrows. His art & design, fashion, and styling education add to his expertise with the latest trends in beauty and makeup. Brian enjoys yoga, vegan cooking, and world travel to maintain an active lifestyle.
Sandra is a Chicago native who grew up on the Northwest side. After graduating from Pivot Point Academy, she joined the Robert Jeffrey team in 2011 and completed our Assistant Training Program. Her advanced education includes training at Wella, Kevin.Murphy, MOROCCANOIL, Rusk, Mizani and L’Oreal. She is also certified in Keratin Complex Smoothing. Sandra loves creating different shades of blonde and doing spectacular blow-outs on long hair: The more the better!
Elida is a Spanish Bilingual Latin American born and raised in Chicago. She loves the best of both worlds…fashion and sports! Elida attended Mario Tricoci University of Beauty Culture, and completed our Robert Jeffrey Academy Program. She feels comfortable with color, cut and is also certified in the application of hair extensions. Elida loves to work with clients to come up with styles individualized to their needs. She feels it is important to keep up with the latest techniques and hair trends for men, women and children as they appear on the fashion scene. She is constantly working on her own innovative techniques always pushing the boundaries of hair. Elida’s goal is to always make sure every person walks out of the salon feeling beautiful inside and out with big glamorous hair.